Machinarium is award-winning independent adventure game developed by the makers of Samorost and Botanicula. A little robot who’s been thrown out to the scrap yard behind the city must return and confront the Black Cap Brotherhood and save his robot-girl friend.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (2,544 reviews) - 95% of the 2,544 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 16, 2009

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“Machinarium is an extraordinarily beautiful creation”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

About This Game

Machinarium is award-winning independent adventure game developed by the makers of Samorost and Botanicula.

A little robot who’s been thrown out to the scrap yard behind the city must return and confront the Black Cap Brotherhood and save his robot-girl friend.
  • World: Machinarium world is populated only by robots of various forms and functions. One of the most interesting places in this world is old, rusty and legendary city of Machinarium where the game takes place
  • Story: You will have to get rid of wicked robots from the Black Cap Brotherhood and save the head of the city and also your robot-girl friend
  • Puzzles: You will be solving many logical puzzles, adventure quests, brain teasers and mini-games
  • Graphics: Backgrounds and characters are 2D hand-drawn and there is more then one hour of carefully crafted animations
  • Music: Beautiful original soundtrack was composed and recorded by Floex (Samorost2 OST)
  • Communication: You won't find any lengthy boring dialogs in this game, characters talk by comic bubbles with simple animations and symbols

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 1.8 Ghz Processor
    • Memory: 1GB Ram
    • Hard Drive: 380MB Free space
    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3, or later
    • Processor: Intel Mac 1.8 Ghz
    • Memory: 1 GB
    • Hard Drive: 380MB free space
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Helpful customer reviews
36 of 37 people (97%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 28, 2015
Machinarium is a point-and-click adventure game in the old fashion of "click inventory items against everything on screen until it works". You play the role of a tiny little robot dude whose first task is to rebuild his body, having been unceremoniously dumped into a junkyard.

The story is told without any words, instead using the charming artstyle and clever worldbuilding to convey what's happening. It's a risky venture, especially in story-driven games like these, but Machinarium pulls it off very well; Little Robot Dude's attempts to sneak back into the city are easy to follow and very cute.

Some of the puzzles can be somewhat obtuse, as is the norm for adventure games, which may put off some players, but there is a hint system built into every puzzle which lets Dude give his own insight on the solution. For times when this doesn't suffice, a short walkthrough can be unlocked with some skill at a minigame, which will give the player a storybook guide on what to do next. The wordless presentation makes Machniarum a game that can be enjoyed by all-comers of any language, age, or skill with words.

Finally, the Robot Street Band's performance will stay with you forever.
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9 of 10 people (90%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
Machinarium is point & click adventure set in beautiful world of robots. Game is not easy. Difficulty is set in a way that even smart people need to think hard to complete game without help. Problems are logical enough and you need to use your imagination a bit. Logic mini game puzzles are probably the hardest part of the game. Some of them take a bit of time to solve. When you solve a problem reward is sense of accomplishment and moving forward in the game. If you know exactly what to do and just walk the walk, Machinarium is about 1.5 hours long. But length of a game is probably about 10 hours if you get stuck a lot and want to solve everything without help (like me). This is a beautiful game that reminds me of the best P&C titles I played for the length of years. I recommend it to everyone who is not afraid to use the gray matter between the ears :-)
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12 of 17 people (71%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 17, 2015
Personal rating: "Very Good" = 4/5

PROS:
+ cute story
+ beautiful art style
+ original atmosphere/levels
+ mostly fun puzzles
+ hint/advice system
+ speech bubble communication
+ great soundtrack

CONS:
- UI is a bit clunky sometimes
- simple story & not much replayability
- couple of annoying puzzles

Comment:
I remember playing this game years ago with my dad. Well, he was playing mostly, telling me what to do. Now I played it again and I have to see this game aged really well. The beautiful graphics style coupled with a great soundtrack gives you a great feel right away. There is no talking in this game but you get the whole story line just as easily via speech bubbles. But maybe this is also why some extra effort was not put into making the story and characters more detailed and less flat. Puzzles are kind of cool most of the time although there are some that were just weird to figure out.Overall it is a fantastic game with a couple of flaws which you will forgive because of the unique setting of a robot town. Recommended!
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 6
I love this game.
It's fun, it's beautifully drawn, it's more difficult than you think.

10/10
Still had a cat in my inventory when I finished the game.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 30, 2015
Это шедевр. Идеальное сочетание всего. 10/10
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