Life has ceased. Man is but a myth. And now, even the machines have begun to fail. Lead Horatio Nullbuilt and his sarcastic sidekick Crispin on a journey through the crumbling world of Primordia, facing malfunctioning robots, ancient secrets, and an implacable, power-hungry foe.
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Release Date:
Dec 5, 2012

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June 21

Primordia Demo, Translations, and Additional Materials

For new customers considering purchasing Primordia during the Summer Sale, we wanted to provide a few links.

(1) A demo to the game is available here:

(2) Semi-official fan translations into German, French, and Spanish -- which were made in careful consultation with Wormwood Studios -- can be downloaded from

There is an unofficial Russian translation that is not hosted on our site. Since we can't vouch for its reliability (either in terms of the files being "clean" or the translation being accurate), you will have to find it for yourself if you are interested.

(3) There is a variety of additional material to be found on, the most significant being a spin-off illustrated story / animated audiobook called "Fallen": It contains no spoilers, so if you are interested in the game but not sure about it, you can give the story a read to see if you like the setting.

(4) We are committed to providing extensive troubleshooting and technical support on the Steam forums to anyone having trouble with the game. As the temporal gap between the engine (AGS) and Windows grows bigger, more systems require little tweaks to get everything right. But almost always we're able to get it working.

Hope you give it a shot!
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"Terrific and incredibly polished. Something you can't afford to miss."
Indie Games

"The first graphic adventure game of recent memory to be truly worthy of being compared to the triumphs of the glory days."
Hardcore Gaming 101

"A gorgeous, clever, and melancholy science-fiction parable."
Adventure Gamers

"A witty, fun, challenging adventure with a marvellous host of likeable characters."
Strategy Informer

About This Game

What Happened to the Humans?

Set in a post-apocalyptic world strewn with cast-off machines, Primordia tells the story of Horatio Nullbuilt, a stoic robot who values his solitude and independence. Horatio spends his days studying the Book of Man, sparring with his droid companion Crispin, and tinkering with the airship they call home — a peaceful existence that becomes threatened when a rogue robot steals the energy source that the pair needs to survive.

When Horatio and Crispin’s search for energy brings them to the dazzling city of Metropol, the simple quest to recover their stolen power core leads to unexpected discoveries about Horatio’s origins and a new understanding of the legendary humans who walked the earth before him.

Key Features

  • An epic storyline about the extinction of the human race
  • Voiceover work starring fan favorite Logan Cunningham
  • Gorgeous post-apocalyptic setting
  • Optional puzzles - learn more about the world the more you play

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP SP2 or above
    • Processor: Pentium or higher processor
    • Memory: 64 MB
    • Hard disk space: 1.5 Gb
    • Video Card: DirectX 5 or above compatibility

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