A puzzle game where the rooms are items and the items are rooms. Get to the goal by moving, rearranging and duplicating rooms and altering the structure of the world.
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Very Positive (96) - 98% of the 96 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Sep 30, 2016

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December 27, 2017

The Last Tapestry (Mac)

After a bunch of obstacles, the Mac version of The Last Tapestry arrives. Sorry for the delay. Changes:
  • Fixed a few bugs.
  • Hardened the level 'Enchant' in The Oobleck Conundrum. Try it again if you thought it was too easy.
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September 30, 2017

The Last Tapestry

The second free update to Recursed is here! The changelog:
  • Added new mission pack, ‘The Last Tapestry’, available in the Nexus once the Ruins is unlocked.
  • 20 new missions, new mechanics, bizarre hidden areas and new achievements.
  • Numerous minor fixes to levels.
  • Fixed level ‘Pillar’, try it again if you thought it was too easy.
  • Brightened the paradox zone backgrounds a little.
  • Fixed fan behaviour when stacked on boxes.
  • Fix bug that caused a black screen when certain chests were thrown off the side of a room.
  • Fixed persistent and obscure bug with Steam Overlay / OBS capture. This should now work correctly and the Steam Overlay can be reactivated if you disabled it before.
  • Fixed bug where subtitle language would sometimes not change for the narrator / bird.
  • Added educational-specific content, ask me for details if you are interested in using this game academically.
  • Updated localization files.
As a side note, the Mac version will not be available for a few days due to unforeseen reasons.

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“Recursed’s brilliance is how it spawns complexity from a few simple constraints.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“I played for a while but it seemed really slow / simple”
Jonathan Blow

About This Game

Recursed is a 2D puzzle-platform game where the structure of the world can be twisted. Stack up boxes and use keys to unlock doors to get the crystal at the end of each level. Jump into chests to enter other rooms, or pick up the chests and move the rooms around. Duplicate, destroy or alter the structure of the level to solve the puzzles.

There's no way to die, no enemies to fight and no holes to fall in or spikes to hit. The only tool you need is logic.


  • Over 60 levels with hundreds of rooms.
  • Hidden bonus puzzles.
  • An extensive, atmospheric soundtrack.
  • Large amounts of acid.
  • Several sound effects.
  • Graphics.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Yes
    • Memory: 100 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.1
    • Storage: 80 MB available space
    • OS: 10.9
    • Processor: 64 bit
    • Memory: 100 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.1
    • Storage: 80 MB available space
    • OS: Debian 8 / Ubuntu 14.04 or above
    • Processor: 64 bit
    • Memory: 100 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.1
    • Storage: 80 MB available space
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