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Posts tagged “The Incredible Machine”

Contraption Maker Rolls Onto Steam Early Access

The previous times I've mentioned Contraption Maker, people have responded with smiles and approving nods. There is a lot of love out there for an Incredible Machine style game, and Contraption Maker is built by the original developer. It seems people still remember DOS prompts and floppy discs with fond memories, though I must confess I prefer this wonderful new world of icons and digital…

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Eyes On The Machine: Contraption Maker Videos

The sky was the colour of a positive pregnancy test and the bomb rolled down the slope. The bomber ran in the opposite direction, like that kitten startled by a lizard. The bomb kept rolling, it was like gravity believed in its cause. But was it gravity, or was it something more? For some reason a football hit a spring that pushed the bomb off…

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The Incredible Machine Rebuilt: Contraption Maker

Way way back in gaming's past, I'm talking spring of '93, there was a game released called The Incredible Machine. It was so long ago that it ran on DOS and it wasn't in the RPS tag system. I just had to input it manually. TIM, as it's jollily known, was a game about performing easy tasks in the most complicated fashion. A Rube Goldberg…

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