The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaborate style by creating complex and hilarious machines. Is pouring a glass of juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using a jack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wielding friend to achieve your goal.
Recenzje użytkowników:
Overall:
Pozytywne (15) - 86% z 15 recenzji użytkowników dla tej gry jest pozytywnych.
Data wydania: 19 Kwi, 2014

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Kup Rube Works

 

Recenzje

“A sharp, slick recreation of Goldberg’s artistic work that offers a unique and accessible puzzle challenge.”
4 Stars – Touch Arcade

“Fans of cause-and-effect puzzles should not miss this.”
5 Stars – PadGadget

“This [application] is amazing and rich on so many levels.”
NSTA Recommends (National Science Teachers Association)

Rube Works Comes to Steam

“If you like building crazy contraptions, you'll love this app.” —c|net

O tej grze

The first and only official Rube Goldberg puzzle game. Solve everyday problems in Rube’s trademark elaborate whimsical style by creating hilarious machines. Is pouring a glass of juice just too straightforward and boring? Try using a jack-in-the-box, magnifying glass, string and a cymbal-wielding friend to achieve your goal. The more creative your solution the better!

From award-winning designer David Fox, co-designer of the classic LucasArts graphic adventure games Zak McKracken and the Alien Mindbenders and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: The Graphic Adventure as well as one of the first Lucasfilm Games titles, Rescue on Fractalus! plus SCUMM scriptor on Maniac Mansion.

Rube Works is widely adopted by a growing number of elementary and middle schools and is fast becoming one of the years favorite educational games. Aligned with CCSS (Common Core State Standards) and NGSS (Next Generation Science Standards), Rube Works is a standout app that effortlessly bridges the worlds of gaming and education.

Features

  • Only official Rube Goldberg game, based on his original cartoons
  • 18 Challenging Puzzles
  • Beautiful Graphics
  • Aligned with CCSS/NGSS
  • Text in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish

More Reviews

  • “…Electric Eggplant has done a great job converting Rube Goldberg’s work” —Pixelvolt
  • “If you like building crazy contraptions, you’ll love this [game].” — c|net
  • “Rube Works puts a fun twist on learning.” —Common Sense Media
  • “A challenging and fun game that can also teach the user about physics and logic, while not appearing to be an educational [application]. Rube Works makes the iPad a great learning tool and I highly recommend this beautiful and well made [game].” —iPhone Life
  • “Highly recommended!” —The iMums
  • “There’s hardly a better game on Android than Rube Works right now” —AndroidSPIN

Also available for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch on the iTunes App Store and for Android on Google Play and the Amazon App Store.

More information at http://RubeWorks.com

Designed and Produced by Electric Eggplant. Engineering and Art by Kalani Games. Produced by Heirs of Rube Goldberg. (Originally published with Unity Games.)

ABOUT ELECTRIC EGGPLANT
Founded by David and Annie Fox in 1992, Electric Eggplant has consistently garnered kudos on its games, educational software, and books and apps for kids, tweens, and teens. David began his game design career in 1982 at Lucasfilm Games (LucasArts). During his decade there he helped invent the classic point-and-click graphic adventure genre. David is the Game Designer and Executive Producer on “Rube Works”. http://ElectricEggplant.com

ABOUT KALANI GAMES
Kalani Games is a game design & development studio in Austin, Texas. Founded by industry veteran, Kalani Streicher, Kalani Games has developed games for mobile, social and online platforms, pushing the boundaries of original, innovative and new game play experiences. http://KalaniGames.com

ABOUT HRG
HRG (Heirs of Rube Goldberg) is a family-run company led by Rube’s granddaughter, Jennifer George. Their mission is to raise awareness of Rube’s work and to license the intellectual property to appropriate entertainment and media partners who will remain true to the spirit of her grandfather’s legacy. HRG works in tandem with RGI (Rube Goldberg, Inc), the non-profit arm whose mission includes education outreach programs for students and tinkerers of all ages through Rube Goldberg Machine contests around the globe. http://RubeGoldberg.com

Wymagania systemowe

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimalne:
    • System operacyjny: Windows XP Service Pack 2
    • Procesor: Pentium 4 - 1.3 GHz or better
    • Pamięć: 1 GB RAM
    • Karta graficzna: 256MB graphics memory
    • DirectX: Wersja 9.0c
    • Miejsce na dysku: 210 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
    Zalecane:
    • System operacyjny: Windows 7 SP 1
    • Procesor: Quad Core CPU Intel or AMD
    • Pamięć: 4 GB RAM
    • Karta graficzna: GeForce 500 Series or Radeon 7000 Series, 1GB Graphics memory
    • DirectX: Wersja 9.0c
    • Miejsce na dysku: 210 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
    Minimalne:
    • System operacyjny: OS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Procesor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Pamięć: 2 GB RAM
    • Miejsce na dysku: 250 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
    Zalecane:
    • System operacyjny: OS X 10.6.6 (Snow Leopard) or later
    • Procesor: Intel Core i5
    • Pamięć: 4 GB RAM
    • Miejsce na dysku: 250 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
    Minimalne:
    • Procesor: Dual Core 2GHz Intel or 2.8GHz AMD
    • Pamięć: 2 GB RAM
    • Karta graficzna: OpenGL shader model 2.0 or newer, 512 MB graphics memory
    • Miejsce na dysku: 220 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
    Zalecane:
    • Procesor: Quad Core 2.66GHz or 3.2GHz AMD
    • Pamięć: 4 GB RAM
    • Karta graficzna: Quad Core 2.66GHz or 3.2GHz AMD
    • Miejsce na dysku: 220 MB dostępnej przestrzeni
Pomocne recenzje klientów
4 z 5 osób (80%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
Według 1 osoby ta recenzja jest zabawna
2.3 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 6 lutego
Like the incredible machine series games, but with the Rube Goldberg twist. It isnt as complicated or long as those games but still okay.

Bought it on sale for less than $2 and it was about 2 hours of entertainment, so I would say 5/10.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
8 z 8 osób (100%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
1.2 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 15 grudnia, 2014
Gra w której przy pomocy kombinacji rzeczy codziennego użytku mamy rozwiązać konkretny problem

Pomyślałem, że może być trochę zbyt łatwe - proste zagadki dla gimbusów 13lat - ale sie pomyliłem jest cholernie trudna. W tej cenie jest to dobry wybór i na pewno do polecenia.
Grafika jest dobrze zrobione, estetyczna i bardzo staro plastelinowo-kreskówkowa.
Świetna gra na co dzień w którym chcemy po wygimnastykować mózg pod kilka zagadek.
Jednak ma wiele wad główną jest silnik fizyczny który uprzykrza zabawę

Wystawiam jej pięć gwiazdek, dlatego że zagrałem w między czasie w Crazy Machines - przy którym wypada blado i bardzo ograniczenie
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Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
16 z 18 osób (89%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
5.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 24 kwietnia, 2014
Did science ever fail or bore you? Well this game might change your mind because for starters it is made by one of the former employees of LucasArts (Technically in the 80s & 90s) named David Fox a.k.a employee #3, David's influence for making this awesome game was Rube Goldberg's granddaughter Jennifer George, The puzzles feel original & fresh, The price is right & it is very educational to young or old so overall I highly suggest getting this game even though it only has 18 puzzles but keep your fingers crossed for the steam workshop so we can all make cool contraptions just like Rube did. (If you want more info about the godfather of contraptions then go to this website http://www.rubegoldberg.com for history lessons)
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
17 z 22 osób (77%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
0.6 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 23 kwietnia, 2014
Thought this might be a little to easy as far as puzzles were concerned but all were fairly challenging. For the price this is a nice pickup and easy to recommend. Artwork is well done, aesthetics are very nice. Great casual game with some challenging mind benders for puzzles. Easy thumbs up. A lot of bang for you buck and high on entrainment values.
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna
13 z 15 osób (87%) uważa, że ta recenzja jest pomocna
10.0 godz. łącznie
Zamieszczono: 23 kwietnia, 2014
This game is the real deal. In this tablet port, you get to recreate 18 cartoons by the master of convoluted contraptions himself, Rube Goldberg. (Though the Brits among us will be waiting for a Heath Robinson sequel.)

On the surface, this looks like yet another "incredible machine", but here the gameplay is less about sandbox-style experimentation and more about "how on earth are these parts supposed to fit together". Slice a turkey, and all you have is a rooster, a penguin, a sand dispenser, a see-saw, a chicken salad, a bucket, a fan, and some string. Yes, that makes sense. Eventually. And not only is it immensely satisfying to figure out, it also makes me smile.

Such is the effect of the inspired work of Mr. Goldberg himself, some of whose contraptions are by now over 80 years old. The game pays homage to him in the best way possible: by bringing some of his best creations to life, and by letting us puzzle over them (ample hints provided if you need them).
Czy ta recenzja była pomocna? Tak Nie Zabawna