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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Very Positive (207 reviews) - 86% of the 207 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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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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getinmycarigotcandy x_o
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Bought it for my parents who love to play hidden-objects-games. They both hated this game. They send their regards! -head

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halfmonkey
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Exceptionally short student project with dreadful touch controls, droning looped music (with no volume control,) complete lack of clear instructions or descriptions, and no easy way to quit from the game's tedious puzzles (game suspiciously disables alt-f4.) If I hadn't picked this up for less than fifty cents in a sale bundle I would have refunded just for the hateful design choices. On the positive side, the concept and artwork is beautiful and this game will probably satisfy extremely casual players.
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Orion
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
WoW I didn't expect that but this game learned me a lot. Much more than any other "educational" games which we can find in internet. This game is like real life you have to walk slowly, be patient and alert all the time because our senses can fool us and we can miss the oportunities, beautiful views and good stuff by rushing. Game shows us life which we slowly forget that is here with us. Great music make this game even better for a very cheap price. In my opinion everyone of you should buy this game and feel this atmosphere. Then you should go outside and find some grasshoppers if we still have some grass... I think it is worth to stop for a moment to reflect on all of this.

It's simple point and click game but really well done.

Good luck and don't miss anything :)
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P I X E L ✨
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 28
Bought Morphopolis in the Art Appreciation pack a while back. No regrets !

Finally got around to trying it out and I am not dissapointed !
A relaxing atmosphere, challenging puzzles, and of course, stunning art.
I really enjoyed playing through this game, even though some might find it a little short.

Definitely worth it, especially for the price. With the summersale on top of it right now
(price €0,24), I want to say you're underpaying for such a beautiful expierence.
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Fraze
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
Took me just over an hour and a half to complete this game. Really enjoyed the simple design and the puzzles! Just bought it during the summer sale to get the playing cards and craft some badges, was great fun for the short amount of time.
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Eli the Grey
( 2.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
I'm going to give Morphopolis a lukewarm recommendation, because the artwork is gorgeous, and I'm a sucker for both point-and-click adventures and games with a unique visual style. If those things sound up your alley, then definitely give Morphopolis a try. I do have reservations though, as the game can become very tedious, as it basically consists of navigating very slow-moving insects between various screens as you look for hidden objects, and solving small puzzles. The controls are also frustrating at times. There are five segments to play through, but there is no real ending once you've completed the final puzzle. Speaking of the final puzzle, it almost caused the game to lose my recommendation, as it is basically an annoying slider puzzle, and I really can't stand when these show up in games. All of that being said, however, Morphopolis remains a beautiful, relaxing experience, and it's likely worth your time.
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The Tikki
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
It was one big fault to buy this game.
It may have been cheap but it are'nt worth the money.

Pros:
Nice artwork
Nice idea for a puzzlegame

Cons:
You move slow as f***
The game is too short
Some of the puzzles are inpossible

Sorry but i really regret buying this game.
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Recaiden
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 27
This is the best hidden object game that I have ever played. It is beautiful and surprising and clever.

It is slow.
It has hidden object elements.
It is very linear.

But it was definitely worth 50 cents.
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~KAWAII^-^~ (FIRAMIR)
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
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jockohomeux
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 26
super gorgeous. nice little puzzles. worth the price.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
Bought Morphopolis in the Art Appreciation pack a while back. No regrets !

Finally got around to trying it out and I am not dissapointed !
A relaxing atmosphere, challenging puzzles, and of course, stunning art.
I really enjoyed playing through this game, even though some might find it a little short.

Definitely worth it, especially for the price. With the summersale on top of it right now
(price €0,24), I want to say you're underpaying for such a beautiful expierence.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Dirt cheap, short and sweet, point & click puzzle game with hidden objects. The beautiful art style reminded me of a childrens book, but I can't find it. The music is relaxing and the puzzles are not too challenging, so it's a good way to unwind for a couple of hours, if moving the insect doesn't annoy you too much.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
Pros:
-Good Art
-Unique gameplay
-Interesting for the first hour of playing

Cons:
-Movement in the game (by how bad it was I suspected that it is a mobile game and by apparently I was right)
-The last puzzle actually made me hate the game
-No settings
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
This is the most beautifully illustrated game I have ever seen. It is a very unique point-and-click game. The concept of being an insect and going on a journey of metomorphosis is quite original. The hidden objects and puzzles were not too difficult, but they weren't too easy, either.

The point-and-click mechanics could use some work. It pretty much required clicking very carefully directly in front of the bug in the direction you want it to go. It could not find its own path when there were multiple ways to go. It would also turn around and go to a previous screen if the clicking was not precise enough.

There is one thing that takes a lot of fun out of this game: the final beetle slider puzzle. It's so difficult that there's a long discussion thread about it. Slider puzzles are games unto themselves. To put one into such a pleasant, casual game is just infuriating. Luckily, someone made a solver to end the insanity.

Still, it's a pleasant game to experience and admire.

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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Less bugs than AC Unity
Ubisoft/10
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 19
Over-View
Morphopolis, a simple yet intriguing game. A pathway made to learn the morphology of the small creatures living in unseen ground. Playing a tiny creature gathering and evolving to the next stage. It is an abstract except realistic concept of evolution.

Presentation
You are first invited by the artistic style of visual artwork as you soon immerse into the world of insects. The visual layout is painted into 2-Dimensional layers which creates the 3-Dimensional atmosphere and depth. The colours are all earthy and saturated which emphasises the textural tone of the visual design. The creator really has brought out the artistic feel and paintings to life.

My sound was turned off so I cannot comment about the sounds. But I suggest that if it had peaceful and natural sounds that it would enhance the experience of being one with the insects of nature.

Plot
At first, especially during the tutorial, I had a vague understanding of story. Eventually as the levels progress you begin to understand a bit about the story. You begin as one small creature and each stage you are finding elements such as the insects prey (food) or items to assist the travel (to gain access by ‘giving/finding’ items) for the next creature. You crawl inside the head of the next creature and begin their journey. Resembling of life, there is not alot of text to guide but just the act of doing and completing the life-style of the insect.

Gameplay
You are set in these surreal 2-Dimensional layered artworks which is nature. Simple game of ‘eye-spy’ to progress adds to the simplicity of these game. The end level could be thought as the boss, but is basically a ‘simple’ puzzle to solve. Both getting progressively harder in each stage by either having more items to find, difficulty, and multiple items sets to find. It somewhat feels like a child-like game, but it’s creativity and puzzles, can be fun towards elderly people looking to burn some time.

Controls
The controls are fairly simply and all movement is controlled by a simple mouse clicks. The character moves by holding down the mouse as the character moves towards it. This development of movement is a really nice touch towards the essence of the lower level world. However I do have to complain that there is no quicker movement. Travelling back screens if you missed pieces is very tedious as you are trapped in the sluggish movement of your creature, but at least it does give some reason on how these bugs move. That they travel at their own pace and shouldn’t be rushed. Controlling movement around objects and towards areas can be fiddly as the direction is not always accurate when you want to turn above and right except it just goes straight up. ( -.- )... At least it has a unique style of movement and is a patient game as you find the items.

To complete it section you need to collect items, these items can be collected by the power of your mouse. By clicking on the items required they are instantly added to your ‘inventory’ of sorts. Simple mechanic but effective. It plays really well to the calm aspect of the game.

Replayability
It is unlikely to replay the game after it is finished. The story will not change and levels just become easier. You can replay in the sense of finding the items again or redoing the puzzles but there is no real reason to replay the story again.

Achievements are progressive achievements (get it as you play) as they are all story-based. After each level completed you should be awarded an achievement and 100% completing this game can be done with ease.

Overall
Simple, yet fun game. Curiosity to the insect world brings interest to this game. I really enjoyed the artwork and solving the puzzles (totally did not google them, I’m smart I swear). It really engages the players down to the small level and this game should be played. I would have really liked more elements to the game such as story content.
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
A beautiful art design game with really relaxing music to calm your \'♥♥♥♥♥♥ off\' soul.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
Product received for free
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Awesome artwork and background music. Worth if you want to relax!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
Nicely drawn world. Mix of HOG and point and click. Feel like most of the playtime is spent walking slowly from screen to screen but for .50c sale price, you couldn't ask for much more.
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