Prime Mover is an open-ended puzzle game about designing circuit boards. Work your way from transistor to processor, uncover the story of the Byte of Burden!
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May 21, 2018
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June 18

LINUX and MAC versions now live!

You asked for it, we made it!
Prime Mover is now available for Mac and Linux! We've also made the soundtrack downloadable in perfect FLAC format. As always, you can let us know what you think about the game, report bugs and hang out on Discord!

Happy problem-solving!
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May 31

UPDATE - New features and bug fixes!

Hello Prime Movers!
We'd like to thank everyone for providing the awesome feedback we've received so far, and for enjoying the game! Today we have a big patch for you guys.

Features:
  • Paste in circuit board even though the selection is too big to fit
  • Tag circuit boards with colors by clicking middle mouse button
  • Hold alt to select the component you’re mousing over
  • Updated lock description
  • Reordered the first numbers of REORDER to avoid confusion
  • Enter integrated circuits when using the select tool
  • Hotkeys in tooltips
  • Control-z now included as part of the tutorial
  • Copy tool now copies by default - hold control to cut
  • Copy tool now reverts to copy mode when unselected
  • Speed up simulation by pressing fast forward multiple times
  • Circuit boards now show a blue + when it has a number in it
  • Click on an input to create a breakpoint
  • Scrolling though Inputs is inverted on the lower half of the screen

Fixes:
  • Stepping sometimes jumping ahead
  • Game would appear in a tiny window
  • Two achievements triggering at the wrong time
  • The game not booting if you have no enabled audio devices
  • Some typos

Thank you for helping us make Prime Mover a better game! We hope you've enjoyed the game so far, there's much more to come in the future!


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About This Game

A god falls. A rift opens. A hero rises.

Prime Mover is a game about designing circuit boards from 4Bit Games.

In this open-ended puzzle game, you build circuit boards to solve a wide variety of logic and computer science inspired problems. Compare the speed and efficiency of your unique solutions with your friends and the world. Work your way from transistor to processor, uncover the story of the Byte of Burden!

Design Circuit boards

- Design and build Circuit boards that solve a wide variety of logic and computer science inspired problems.

Open-ended puzzles

- There are infinitely many ways to solve every puzzle, but some solutions are better than others! Compare your solutions with your friends on the online leaderboards and monitor trends with the global histograms.

A toolbox of chips

- Utilize a wide variety of components in your quest for optimization! Create circuits boards within circuit boards, within circuit boards!

Vibrant soundtrack

- Score by the amazing Jonathan Geer, composer of the Owlboy soundtrack.

Uncover forgotten secrets

- Memory fragments are scattered across the blueprint. Retrace the path of the Prime Mover to uncover the story of the Byte of Burden!


System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10 (or Vista with DirectX 11)
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.6 or later
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit / Steam OS 64bit
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB
    • Storage: 200 MB available space

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