Morphopolis is about transformation and discovery. Inspired by Machinarium and The Tiny Bang Story, Morphopolis takes you on a puzzle adventure through a fantastical insect world. Starting as an aphid grub, you embark on an epic journey of metamorphosis toward your spawning ground.
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Release Date: Aug 14, 2014

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About This Game

Lose yourself in the mesmerizing, fantastical world of Morphopolis, a game about transformation and discovery.

Inspired by Machinarium and The Tiny Bang Story, Morphopolis takes you through a lucid insect world in a puzzle adventure that will stick with you for years.

You take on the role of an aphid grub and guide him through several stages of metamorphosis, as he journeys for his spawning ground deep within the insect microcosm. Discover hidden secrets as you journey deeper and deeper into the game world.

Winner of the Association of Illustrators Award, Morphopolis features 100% hand-drawn art and animation. Its soundtrack was composed by well-known British composer Thom Robson with the aim of captivating and immersing the player as he or she takes their time to solve puzzles and enjoy the organic world of Morphopolis.

We are very grateful for all the encouragement we have and during the production of this game and we hope you enjoy playing Morphopolis as much as we did making it.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 / 8
    • Processor: Intel i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
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inDe_eD
4.4 hrs
Posted: August 30
Ez card farming

10/10
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Wen(n)ix
2.0 hrs
Posted: August 30
Wonderful game, with beautiful music. The length is a bit disappointing but for the price this is a gem
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PinkFire :3
6.8 hrs
Posted: August 29
Published by: Dan Walters
Developed by: Dan Walters, Ceri Williams
Genre: Hidden Object, Point & Click, Puzzle
Release Date: August 14, 2014
Time to complete: 90 minutes

Introduction
Find hidden objects in this beautiful bug-inspired artistic puzzle game.

Gameplay
Morphopolis is a really cute bug-themed point and click puzzle game with a relaxing and atmospheric soundtrack. You play as various bugs as you solve puzzles and find hidden objects to progress to the next chapter. The game is very slow-moving, which was frustrating at times as you have to do a lot of back and forth movement between the different sections to find all the objects. The game doesn’t give any instructions, so you have to work it out for yourself. That’s not really an issue as the game is very straightforward, however there were some points where I wasn’t entirely sure how to proceed and thus spent a lot of time slowly moving from place to place, trying to work out where to go.
There is no save function, so if you don’t complete a chapter (there are 5), you have to start it over. This wouldn’t be an issue for me if the movement wasn’t so incredibly slow. The chapters aren’t particularly long though, so it’s not so bad (though, a save feature would be a nice addition).

Difficulty & Challenge
The hidden object component isn’t particularly difficult, but the few puzzles scattered throughout the game do increase in difficulty as the game goes on, the last puzzle being quite a brain teaser. It took me roughly 90 minutes to complete the whole game, but your play time will likely be significantly less than mine if you’re good at puzzles (evidently, I’m pretty average at them!). Only a mouse is needed to play Morphopolis, so the controls add to the simplicity of the game.

Graphics & Art
It’s no secret I’m drawn in by ’pretty’ games, and that was a major component in my decision to purchase Morphopolis. All of the art and animation within the game is completely hand-drawn with beautiful, vibrant colours, and is very pleasant to look at (unless of course you’re not a fan of creepy crawlies).

Soundtrack
Simple, serene and effective; the soundtrack is largely what makes this game so relaxing, with simple instrumentals coupled with sounds from nature.

Replay Value
Because it’s a puzzler, once you’ve worked the puzzles out the first time, there’s probably no real point playing it again.

Achievements
All the achievements in Morphopolis can be obtained simply by playing through the game. An easy 100%!

Overall Verdict
Because of the enjoyable few hours of gameplay Morphopolis gave me, I would definitely recommend it (especially on sale, I picked this one up for only 50 cents and it seems to go on sale frequently). It provides just enough challenge to keep it interesting, and the simplicity makes it a great choice for all age groups.

Overall Score: 6/10
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|||memmo|||
0.9 hrs
Posted: August 29
Really interesting, the gameplay is so different. The overall feel from the game is kind of like Machinarium or Botanicula, very similiar. Playing Morphopolis just feels really wierd, yet calm and relaxing. Puzzles are simple, but stil difficult. Even tho It's relaxing, you still need to use your brain. The whole game is illustrated so beautifully, there is no free space on your screen, every single pixel on your screen has piece of art on it. I found Morphopolis, Gravilion and The Howler in "Art Appreciation Pack", that cost me just around 0.30€. If you want cheap, relaxing and really beautifull game, I would 10/10 reccomend you buying Morphopolis.
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Mr Gutsy
2.1 hrs
Posted: August 28
My wife and just spent two hours playing this game. We spent 1 Chinese Yuan on it and two others on the steam sale. It was worth the price and then some! Insanely hard puzzle game! Don't expect much help though, we got stuck a few times and it took us a while to get out. But I want to thank the developers for a game that brought my wife and I closer together, as this is the first game we've played together for 2 hours, usually one of us gets bored much sooner. The art is beautiful and the mini puzzles were all so completely different it was great!
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MoZiz
5.1 hrs
Posted: August 28
My wife loves it! But I had to help her twice with the puzzles which aren't easy at all. Really nice draw, great game.
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Vintage
1.5 hrs
Posted: August 28
Overall I loved this game. It was not to long. The puzzles were difficult but not impossible, and they were satisfying. The game's art is beautiful and has a unique style put into it. It can be difficult to guide your bug through the levels, and it can be difficult to find 13 small berries on a 3 stage map, but it just took time and a little concentration. At times the game was easy and repetitive, but the different places that the bug went and the different puzzles and things to do kept it mostly entertaining.

I would reccommend this game to anyone who likes getting perfect achievement games, likes great art, slow relaxing games, or just wants to try it. If you pick it up in a winter/summer sale or during one of its' better sales it is only .49 cents in the U.S.A. so I do not believe it is not worth the money.
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Noise.
1.0 hrs
Posted: August 27
Very
beautiful
game!
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Kitty the Cat 🐾
2.8 hrs
Posted: August 27
It sure is a cute game, I like it :)
If you like puzzles and a cute style this is your game :DD
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Medo #2
6.2 hrs
Posted: August 27
gooooooood game
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 29
Published by: Dan Walters
Developed by: Dan Walters, Ceri Williams
Genre: Hidden Object, Point & Click, Puzzle
Release Date: August 14, 2014
Time to complete: 90 minutes

Introduction
Find hidden objects in this beautiful bug-inspired artistic puzzle game.

Gameplay
Morphopolis is a really cute bug-themed point and click puzzle game with a relaxing and atmospheric soundtrack. You play as various bugs as you solve puzzles and find hidden objects to progress to the next chapter. The game is very slow-moving, which was frustrating at times as you have to do a lot of back and forth movement between the different sections to find all the objects. The game doesn’t give any instructions, so you have to work it out for yourself. That’s not really an issue as the game is very straightforward, however there were some points where I wasn’t entirely sure how to proceed and thus spent a lot of time slowly moving from place to place, trying to work out where to go.
There is no save function, so if you don’t complete a chapter (there are 5), you have to start it over. This wouldn’t be an issue for me if the movement wasn’t so incredibly slow. The chapters aren’t particularly long though, so it’s not so bad (though, a save feature would be a nice addition).

Difficulty & Challenge
The hidden object component isn’t particularly difficult, but the few puzzles scattered throughout the game do increase in difficulty as the game goes on, the last puzzle being quite a brain teaser. It took me roughly 90 minutes to complete the whole game, but your play time will likely be significantly less than mine if you’re good at puzzles (evidently, I’m pretty average at them!). Only a mouse is needed to play Morphopolis, so the controls add to the simplicity of the game.

Graphics & Art
It’s no secret I’m drawn in by ’pretty’ games, and that was a major component in my decision to purchase Morphopolis. All of the art and animation within the game is completely hand-drawn with beautiful, vibrant colours, and is very pleasant to look at (unless of course you’re not a fan of creepy crawlies).

Soundtrack
Simple, serene and effective; the soundtrack is largely what makes this game so relaxing, with simple instrumentals coupled with sounds from nature.

Replay Value
Because it’s a puzzler, once you’ve worked the puzzles out the first time, there’s probably no real point playing it again.

Achievements
All the achievements in Morphopolis can be obtained simply by playing through the game. An easy 100%!

Overall Verdict
Because of the enjoyable few hours of gameplay Morphopolis gave me, I would definitely recommend it (especially on sale, I picked this one up for only 50 cents and it seems to go on sale frequently). It provides just enough challenge to keep it interesting, and the simplicity makes it a great choice for all age groups.

Overall Score: 6/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
8.6 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
After completing all the game achievements I decided to make a review, for me, this game was indeed enjoyable, but got frustrating some times, specially on the last level, it took me about 2 hours to complete it. If you like this type of games, buy the Art Appreciation bundle, it has 2 more with quite the same content.

Pros:
- Good soundtrack and SFX.
- Unique gameplay.
- Challenging and difficult levels.
- Cheap game.
- All achievements can't be missed.

Cons:
- Can get frustrating.
- Random patterns everytime on some puzzles.

In my opinion, I think it is worth to get this game, but buying the Art Appreciation bundle when it is on sale, if you have some money, you can just get the game, but I'd not recommend that.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.8 hrs on record
Posted: August 27
It sure is a cute game, I like it :)
If you like puzzles and a cute style this is your game :DD
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
People should take less drug. Yea. I'm sure.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 14
I like it enough to give it a recommendation, it's quite slowpaced and sometimes it's a bit unclear (to me) how to continue on, but haven't run into any actual roadblocks. It's something you could do for 15 minutes or so and than close without really caring whether you've made progress. The artwork is really nice, the music is relaxing, and you can take as long as you like to complete a level. Like someone else mentioned though, if you're freaked out by bugs you might want to skip it, they can be pretty close up and detailed.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
My wife loves it! But I had to help her twice with the puzzles which aren't easy at all. Really nice draw, great game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: August 16
Morphopolis is a stunningly beautiful point and click/hidden object game. Now I usually have some dislike towards hidden object games, but the style presented within Morphopolis makes up for that.

There really is no story in Morphopolis. You are an insect who goes through several metamorphic changes. However Morphopolis should not be played for the story. It should be played for the atmosphere. Adding to the very colourful and fantastical world is the soundtrack. Now even though the soundtrack is not quite remarkable or rememberable, it does add to the atmosphere.

As with many puzzle games, the learning curve is important. The puzzles within Morphopolis are common throughout the genre. Thus, being common, they are fairly easy, with the last one being the most difficult. That is great for the learning curve, however Morphopolis does not have any creative or new puzzles, which are always welcome in a point and click game. Another flaw is that you move incredibly slowly throughout the level, and if you miss something and have to back track it becomes tedious.

With all that being said, Morphopolis is a colourful world on a bare bones hidden object/point and click game. If you want a casual and bright experience, I would pick up Morphopolis on sale as part of the Art Appreciation Pack.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 25
Where to begin?
The game is very much for your appearance. Here you will be cut eye pixels.
All models and environment worked out very nicely.
Music - 10.
Few poor management, but the gameplay is all overlaps.

10 of 10 grasshoppers
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 28
Overall I loved this game. It was not to long. The puzzles were difficult but not impossible, and they were satisfying. The game's art is beautiful and has a unique style put into it. It can be difficult to guide your bug through the levels, and it can be difficult to find 13 small berries on a 3 stage map, but it just took time and a little concentration. At times the game was easy and repetitive, but the different places that the bug went and the different puzzles and things to do kept it mostly entertaining.

I would reccommend this game to anyone who likes getting perfect achievement games, likes great art, slow relaxing games, or just wants to try it. If you pick it up in a winter/summer sale or during one of its' better sales it is only .49 cents in the U.S.A. so I do not believe it is not worth the money.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: August 12
The game is certainly cheap however it never justifies the time you spend with it

The game can be simulated by throwing a bucket of lego on the floor then trying to find all of a certain type of block while occasional someone stops you and 'Rewards' you with puzzles that wouldn't be out of place on one of those childs placemats you see in family restaurants.

The game actively goes out of its way to make things last longer. rather than clicking between screens you move an insect around preset paths in the artwork at a frustratingly slow pace. These paths are incredibly difficult to pick out so you just end up pushing your avatar in a direction to see if he can go that way or not. When the game inevitably asks you to back track you end up waiting a painful amount of time for what is little more than a screen change. In a baffling choice of design there is even a delay on identyfying items to progress while they slowly move across the screen to your 'counter' before they are registered and allow progression.

I know an awful lot of fuss has been made over the artwork of the game but I think it fails. When still every screen is a painting and certainly striking. However as an interactive medium there are hardly any subtle pointers of where you can go. Why can you climb here and not there? Because the game says so and thats it. Being able to find out where you are allowed to go let alone where you should go is simply a case of trial and error for the most part.
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