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Bob has crashed on a strange planet, lost a bunch of parts for his ship and above all, is late for work! Find the lost parts and rebuild your ship along the way to solve challenging, physics-based puzzles. You can build your ship any way you like in the ship builder – try to find the coolest ship-design for the puzzle at hand!
Release Date: Jan 22, 2010
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“The music, the art, the gentle nature – it all creates a completely adorable experience. It’s a real treat.”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

About the Game

Bob has crashed on a strange planet, lost a bunch of parts for his ship and above all, is late for work!
Find the lost parts and rebuild your ship along the way to solve challenging, physics-based puzzles. You can build your ship any way you like in the ship builder – try to find the coolest ship-design for the puzzle at hand!

  • Rebuild your ship any way You like
  • Find the lost parts and tools for Your ship – You’ll need them to solve puzzles!
  • 25 Chapters of solid level design and clever puzzles
  • Many hours of replayability, with secrets, Achievements, Leaderboards and more

PC System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor: 2.4 Ghz or equivalent processor
    • Memory: 1GB System RAM (2GB recommended with Vista/7)
    • Graphics: 128mb video RAM and at least Shader Model 2.0
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 500MB of free space
    • Sound: Windows compatible sound card

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: OS X version Leopard 10.5.8, Snow Leopard 10.6.3
    • Processor: Intel Mac
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128mb video RAM and Shader Model 2.0
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB free space
    • Other Requirements:
Helpful customer reviews
24 of 26 people (92%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Personal Rating: "Grab it during a sale"
Traditional Rating: 6/10
Genre: Puzzle Sidescroller

You take on the role of Bob - a young alien whose spaceship has fallen to pieces when he crash lands on a mysterious planet on route to work. Immediately tasked to explore and locate the pieces, it's up to the player to help Bob rebuild his little ship so that he can leave the planet.

What I enjoyed about Bob Came in Pieces is that as you locate pieces of your ship you will need to use them to build your ship into a variety of different ship designs in order to solve the planets various puzzles. The games music is outstanding and I remember just sitting there and listening to one particular levels tune repeat itself over and over again just because it was so lovely.

With 25 levels and achievements alike there is plenty to do here with this little downloadable title. My only gripe is the controls. They are incredibly finicky and often had me getting on the wrong side of irritated. After having tried both keyboard/mouse and controller combo I would say the controller is probably your best bet due to the analogous thumsticks making it far easier to fling and steer little Bob than the WSAD combination which in all honesty is a simply...a nightmare.

I enjoyed Bob Came in Pieces but I can't say it stands out as anything memorable or fantastic and for a simple little diversion it's fun but forgettable.
Posted: June 7
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.6 hrs on record
Bob - the game is as short as the name.
Bounce around finding parts to upgrade your ship and help you solve the challenges.
A simple story with clever physics puzzles, charming graphics and soothing music.

Recommended for smart kids of all ages and chimps with sticks.
Posted: March 20
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4 of 8 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
You can buy more entertaining and less frustrating puzzle games. Bob Came in Pieces features 14 chapters and 10 "VR Missions", one of the latter is a horrible version of a Super Mario level. Again, you can buy more entertaining and less frustrating puzzle games. If he came in pieces, he should leave in pieces as well.

P.S.: I played more than 18 minutes, Steam just didn't register them.
Posted: March 21
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7.1 hrs on record
Mac OSX version has failed to keep up with current Mac Hardware and software - will not launch.
(10.9.4 27" iMac with GTX780M 4Gb) was running on ML with 2007 imac 24"
Posted: August 17
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0.2 hrs on record
I only bought this (in a bundle) because some of the cards in Card City Nights (which is great!) are based on it. Two levels in, it seems like a very mediocre physics puzzle game. The lack of controller support is very sad.
Posted: April 20
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