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Homo Machina (2019) is a point-and-click adventure game where you solve puzzles from the inside of someone's body. It's inspired by the surreal avant-garde scientist Fritz Kahn. Play involves exploring and interacting with each bodily location to trigger solutions that let you progress.

It's a puzzle game where the internal workings of the human body are represented as a gigantic 1920s factory. You are plunged into this system of nerves, vessels, pumps and valves to help the body function correctly. As you progress you work your way through thirty steps that take you through the entire day: opening your eyes, chewing a toast or listening to music, through seamless navigation and intuitive gameplay.

The result is a peculiar puzzle that is as intriguing as it is educational.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Homo Machina 14 months ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 14 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Point-and-Click and Simulation game with Brain Game, Puzzle and Sequencing elements. This is a single-player game.

DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Because the game deals with different bodily processes from the inside, it can be a little squeamish. There are also occasions where you suffer an injury such as a cut from glass. These are not depicted visually apart from the flashing element of the body. There is talk of the need to coagulated blood, depicted as red balls flowing through pipes.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Provided younger players are happy to experiment and discover solutions to the puzzles they can enjoy the unusual bodily learnings.

CostsCosts

Homo Machina usually costs £2.49 to £8.99.
 

Homo Machina

Switch Store Switch £8.99
App Store iOS £2.99

Homo Machina

Android Store Android £2.49
There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 25/04/2019

Out Now: Android, Switch and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Point-and-Click, Simulation (Brain Game, Puzzle and Sequencing)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On and Cartoon

Developer: Arte En (@ArteEn)


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