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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Egotistical Raven
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Product received for free
This is a welcoming, Eye-Spy kind of game, set in a colouful and beautiful reimagining of the insect world. It is very attractive, fun, but it has a few annoying aspects.

It has a very attractive art style, which appears to be hand-drawn, and is very colourful. This art style is very calming, and is accompanied by nice, atmosphereic music. The colour palette used is very outlandish and unique, which gives the feeling of an almost alien world, this lines up well with the oddities of the insect world.

Morphopolis is not only very beautiful, but it is quite enjoyable. The gameplay is that of the Eye-Spy concept, of needing to find objects, on a list, that appear to blend in with the environment or that are crowded by a whole lot of other objects. This is a very calming gameplay mechanic, which is well used in the game, especially because the objects you need to find blend in well with the evironment, making it a slight challenge to find, but not too hard, just enough to be relaxing. This game mechanic not only helps the game to be relaxing, but it also compliments the colourful art in the game, as it makes you observe and appreciate the background art more. The gameplay is not just Eye-Spy, but is also various puzzles, these puzzles range in difficulty, they are all possible though, and if confusion sets in, it only takes a few minutes to figure out what exactly you need to do, and if you can not work it out, it's easy enough to just click spam everything until it is solved.

There are a few annoying things about this game, that are deal-breakers for some. The insects in your control move slowly, mainly because they are insects, and the game requires you to move to different screens back and forth, which can be tedious, but if you were an optimist, you could say it helps you to relax and appreciate the art more? The game has some very vague insturctions, which can ake progressing hard. The game does have a hint system, but the hint system can't help with everything. It is suggested that you have a walkthrough handy, just in case you are unsure what to do next, as it might happen.

Morphopolis is very worth buying. It is quite short, but it is an experience that is worthwhile. Worthwhile for it's art style, for it's gameplay, and for its achievements.
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TheoriE
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
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BAKugAn 3D
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Full of art, this is only mini games of 5 but u will actually very like that.
Original and inspired :D Love this game... Overall 8/10

(+) Original Puzzle Game
Beautiful Art
Great Soundtrack
Steam achievment in 1 play through and trading cards

(-) Short only 1.5 hours to finish
Big size for mini game
Need to stand by for trading cards
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redtail
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
Very weird concept, cool tho occupied 2 hours of my time
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sandro the necromancer
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
This is a wonderfull little game feturing a lot of bugs & plants. a pitty not more games center around our little companions.
its almost solely about atmosphere: butifull art, soft music & ambient sounds create a plessant feeling of forest undergrowth.

the gameplay is basicly a cross between where-is-waldo and some puzzles. the puzzles are short & easy but dosent get anoying or boring, they mostly serve to add to the feel of the game rather then preset challange.
there could be said to be a story here, but its only told throu you actions and nothing else so its very open to interpitation.

Its certanly worth an hour or two of your time.
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Malendil
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Cute, quick little puzzle game with beautiful artwork and atmospheres. One thing that takes a little getting used to is the controls, but by the end of level 2, I understood the concept of the game.
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danweL
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
This game is an easy 100%, but the controls and speed of the character are infuriating. Some of the clunkiest movement I've ever seen and the only button you use is Left Mouse. Insufferable.
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osirish
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Pretty, bordering on the surreal. Enchanting music. No tutorial, you just need to figure out things for yourself.
The game is a cross between an art project, a point and click adventure, and a hidden object game, as you take your insect on a journey through 5 levels of undergrowth. The puzzles fit the theme, and while some are easy, others are trickier due to no instructions. The final puzzle made me rip my hair out before I finally managed it.
The game is short, at just around 2 hours, but the price is unbeatable. At full price, it's worth it, but you can usually pick it up for just a few cents. At the time of writing, it's only 24 cents! It makes it worth buying just to try it, even if you don't think you'll like it.
Recommended!
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N!ghTM@Re$*%
( 2.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
There two types of people in this world.

1.) Ew! Bugs!

2.) Cool! Bugs!
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ROBOT SLASHER
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
i hate this.
the collect-a-thon aspect of it is annoying + the worst thing ever, the music repeats itself too much, the puzzles would make no sense without looking up the tutorials and the gameplay is dull and boring as hell. the bugs are slow and that slows everything down, not to mention the fact that the game has 4 screens which take a lot of time to get done with.
only good things about this are the achievements and the nice art, which makes me sad, because it's just too good to be in a boring game like this.
there is also another window which opened up before the game and as far as i know it counts the time i've been playing the game and something else.
it looks like this - http://prntscr.com/ayi2cg and is annoying.
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normalsauce
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 29
The puzzles, seek n' finds, artwork and music are wonderful. The game mechanics of moving your little guy around kinda ♥♥♥♥♥♥ me off, but it's not enough to avoid the game. Good, short puzzle game.
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Cormandy
( 7.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Loved playing this with my four-year-old. Cool and colorful art. Makes dirt, plants, and bugs interesting. Game length was just fine (ie. not too short) if you play patiently with a kid. We would buy more levels or games like this.
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Clockwork Squid
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
An astonishingly beautiful puzzle game. Only took 119 minutes to complete and the majority of puzzles aren't too challenging, but a lovely game all the same.
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Lince
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 25
It is so calm and peaceful. I have loved the soudtrack it is wonderful. Awesome
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Dertrom
( 5.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 24
Point and click art gallery puzzle game that is about your journey becoming a larger and larger insect. The puzzles are not too challenging. However, the lack of a tutorial can be confusing and annoying as you are just dropped in and have to figure it out on your own. The music was actually very pleasant and soothing, but is very repetitious over the course of the game.
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stoyrm!
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
this game has 5 sets of puzzles that will take you just over one hour to complete. 6/10

but really, please you slow buggy, move FASTER!!
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shangzealot
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
I'm not sure if I'm learning anything related to science or biology but the art is dope enough to keep you entertained through the puzzles. The game is short and it's a good decision as I'll puke if I'm gonna go through a few more hours of gameplay. And easy achievements!
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Juliejulez
( 4.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
Beautiful game and just such an excitement to play. The downside? It doesn't go past level 5. I really really just wanted more. The puzzles in order for your "insect" to evolve from gets harder as you pass levels, but the game was completed in a weekend.
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brandon_neale_schneider
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
Beautiful seek and find/ puzzle game.
Loved it.
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
When I first entered Morphopolis, I found myself inside a painting. Gentle background music embraced me, and I felt safe.
This game is a soothing emotional experience. It's about forgetting all your troubles and let yourself immerse in the colors, in the heart-warming atmosphere.
More on a technical side, Morphopolis is a 'hidden object' game, where you need to look around to find all the items from a list... and resolve puzzles.
It's one of those sweet, slow-paced relaxing games to play before bed, sipping a cup of tea.
Oh and it's only 0.99 Euro.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 10
Da umas carta daora
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 25
It is so calm and peaceful. I have loved the soudtrack it is wonderful. Awesome
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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: April 19
坦白讲,蛮无聊的otz

作为玩家,你只是控制一只虫子,在龟速爬行中与环境(biotic&abiotic)互动,在最后一章进入神殿,然后就通关了。
流程上基本是大家来找茬->一个小谜题->下一章

CONs:
宣传视频做的蛮有禅意,不过真的上手后就让人发狂(rage)
关键物品没有提示(废话,有提示还叫什么大家来找茬),一开始还会仔细分辨,但是在这个五颜六色的世界里待久了眼都会瞎,后面第五关有一半左右的线索居然是我瞎点出来的。
虫的速度堪忧,偏偏这游戏还需要几个场景来回切找物品,让人饱受折磨。 下次给我换个能飞的好不好,比如多拉贡弗莱(死
判定有些问题,比如最后一个谜题解开后我的虫死活爬不进洞……好不容易在洞口鬼畜一会儿结果屏幕变黑,居然就通关了。
特殊技能没有提示,比如双击虫后会释放GN粒子(误),可以打开豆荚(这是什么原理!喂我可是学生化的,西方哪种pheromone我没见过,你别忽悠我啊!)
另外不能保存,要再开必须从关卡开始处重玩,还有谜题不能退出,甚至解谜中居然不能退出游戏,必须得手动结束进程,这个卡婊常有的坏习惯为什么要学!

PROs:
谜题虽然有些麻烦但还算有趣,尤其最后一个实在不怎么令人愉悦……但是冷静一下,去重新泡杯茶好好想想就ok
BGM不错,尤其title曲。
成就通关全部收入,挂卡因为现在steam的机制反而比较麻烦……不过传说卖卡能回本还算不错吧。
最后作为不是十分讨厌虫的人来说比较有新鲜感w
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
This game is good.
The gameplay not the best but good. And the backround is good. The game is short so you don't have to play with this game a lot if you want to see end of the game.
You can do all achievements.
And you can get trading cards.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
The puzzles, seek n' finds, artwork and music are wonderful. The game mechanics of moving your little guy around kinda ♥♥♥♥♥♥ me off, but it's not enough to avoid the game. Good, short puzzle game.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
This is a wonderfull little game feturing a lot of bugs & plants. a pitty not more games center around our little companions.
its almost solely about atmosphere: butifull art, soft music & ambient sounds create a plessant feeling of forest undergrowth.

the gameplay is basicly a cross between where-is-waldo and some puzzles. the puzzles are short & easy but dosent get anoying or boring, they mostly serve to add to the feel of the game rather then preset challange.
there could be said to be a story here, but its only told throu you actions and nothing else so its very open to interpitation.

Its certanly worth an hour or two of your time.
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15 of 17 people (88%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 26
Well, this one is done and dusted. It took me a little less than 2 hours to finish. This was a very beautiful point and click adventure where you follow the metamorphosis of a caterpillar to a full blown cricket. Such lush colors abound within this game. The puzzles werent too challenging overall, but were appropriate to the game in every instance. There isnt really any sort of tutorial. You are just dropped in to figure it out on your own, and this shouldnt be a big deal at all for anybody. The only real knock on the game IMO was the music. The music was actually very pleasant and soothing, but man was it repetitious. I wish there had been full tracks rather than the same loop over and over. All that said, I very much enjoyed the game.

I give it 7.5 caterpillars changing into a form of higher consciousness out of 10.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
A beatifully drawn game with an equally beautiful soundtrack. I can recommend Morphoplis if you are looking for a serene experience of clicking hidden objects and solving puzzles. It is let down somewhat by the slow and clunky movement in the game, but given how simple the gameplay is, I can excuse it. The first time I played it though, I couldn't work out even the basic movement, which is essentially point in a particular direction and hold down the mouse button.

There are only certain paths you can follow through the foliage, and it's soon obvious where these paths are. The learning curve of working out what on earth you are supposed to be doing in this garden somehow adds to the dreamlike quality of the scenery, and there are no textual or spoken cues to stop you thinking like an insect interacting in its natural environment.

You should come to Morphopolis with a relaxed frame of mind, because otherwise you could get easily frustrated. It's the gaming equivalent of getting in touch with nature and living among the flowers. It is a very short, casual game, but leaves its mark on you, showing what else games can be than blood-thirsty war games.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
An artsy bugcrawling simulator with no discernible plot. Much like Neverending Nightmares but way shorter, better-looking, with things to actually do and from time to time a tired mathematics puzzle jumps out of nowhere to scare the ♥♥♥♥ out of you when you least expect it. Overall a pretty decent experience for its price tag.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
It's a hidden object game with some light puzzle elements. I didn't care much for the gameplay, but I bought it for the visual feast. The art is vibrant and detailed. The game is a pleasure to view.
The music is also enjoyable.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
Morphopolis is a short, pleasant hidden-object game rendered in a vivid and lovely art style. Takes about 1-2 hours to complete. There's no story, just five chapters that wordlessly depict scenes from the everyday lives of various insects. Aside from the hidden-object searches, each chapter contains a puzzle or two that I would place on the easy-to-moderate end of the difficulty spectrum. Fun, relaxing, and unique; it's definitely worth the price.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 26
Good point&click game, for low price you can get a few time to spend with colorful nature, guessing what should you do next to continue exploring this little world. Enjoy the atmosphere.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
6.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
I enjoyed Morphopolis. It's a casual game, where you solve puzzles and find hidden items within the vibrant magnified insect world.

Pros
+Beautiful Artwork
+Unique Artwork
+Unique Game Concept
+Unique Puzzles
+Casual Players Welcome
+All Achievements Unlocked in only one Playthrough

Cons
-Repetative Gameplay
-Repetative Soundtrack
-Two Hours of Gameplay
-Extremely Slow Gameplay
-Buggy Movement
-Zero Turtorial or Instruction
-Only Auto-Saves after each chapter
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
I never thought hidden-object-puzzle games could be this incredibly beautiful, but here we are.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
PRO:
- setting / graphics
- riddles

CON:
- about 1.5 hours to finish
- more levels would be nice

NEUTRAL:
- casual / to relax
- no hints / tutorial / etc
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
A short hidden object, art gallery, puzzle game. Really beautiful backgrounds.
All of the puzzles are a different type so there's variety.
The bug moves slow so patience is needed. There's no explanation so you have to think it out.
It was a fun experience. I liked it.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Nice game, although very short. Completed within 2 hours, although if people get stuck on a puzzle - quite possible on the last one - it may take a bit longer.

Saying that, the game is very cheap (I even had a coupon to make it cheaper). So despite the length of the game I definitely feel like I got my money's worth.

There is a bit of backtracking between screens which is disappointing but as it was so cheap I can't complain.

If the price ever goes up I wouldn't, but as things stand I recommend this game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 24
Very Pretty. Small amount of puzzle. Loved the music <3 It was a very chill game to play. I liekd the idea and it was a joy.
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