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Old 11-22-2013, 07:12 PM
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Default Rube Works: The Official Rube Goldberg Invention Game - (by Unity Games) [Universal]




It is in Education section, but it is more like a game though.
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Old 11-22-2013, 07:22 PM
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Hmm..interesting.
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:59 PM
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Any one who wants impression, please let me know, because I have got the game. I will try to find time to play it, if other members wanted some impressions.
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Old 11-24-2013, 05:43 PM
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Is this the official one that's been talked about for a while now? If so what's it like? How many levels etc does it have, I love my physics based games.

Edit. Just found this on the website
The only official puzzle game based upon the Pulitzer prize winning cartoonist Rube Goldberg.
9 levels based upon the beloved original Rube Goldberg Invention cartoons.
3 additional classic and 6 all new inventions, inspired by the master of mechanical madness, to be added at a later date.
Available on iOS and coming soon to other platforms.

9 levels doesn't sound like to many?

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Old 11-24-2013, 06:21 PM
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Hi,

Saw this thread about our Rube Works game... 9 levels ship with the game. The next 9 levels will ship soon at no additional charge, most likely in early December.

Each level takes people about 10-20 minutes to complete, but there are multiple ways to get the win, so more game time than that.

Think graphic adventure with alternative solutions.

(Android version coming too!)
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Old 11-24-2013, 06:48 PM
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Hi,

Saw this thread about our Rube Works game... 9 levels ship with the game. The next 9 levels will ship soon at no additional charge, most likely in early December.

Each level takes people about 10-20 minutes to complete, but there are multiple ways to get the win, so more game time than that.

Think graphic adventure with alternative solutions.

(Android version coming too!)
Ah, thanks, so you have some freedom to mess around and solve it how you like,
Guess I'll pick it up now anyway as I like this type of game.


Just one question, is his real time physics or preset animations for each machine/device
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Old 11-24-2013, 08:16 PM
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Ah, thanks, so you have some freedom to mess around and solve it how you like,
Guess I'll pick it up now anyway as I like this type of game.


Just one question, is his real time physics or preset animations for each machine/device
There's one optimal solution where you use all the objects we give you on the level. That's how you get max points (and earn 3 Golden Prunes plus a peek at Rube's original cartoon that the level is based on). But each level has at least two other ways to solve, usually shortcuts that use the objects in some other way. Only the first level has one other solution instead of two or more.

To answer your question, it's a combination of real-time physics, scripting, and preset animation. Since so much of Rube's cartoons are based on animals responding to things, all that had to be scripted (there's no *physics* for "seeing" a nearby object performing some animation). Works really well, though... feels like you're really building his contraption, and you are!

oooooomonkey, would love to hear your feedback once you've played it!
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:53 PM
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Default Rube Works now on Android

We're excited to announce that in addition to iOS, Rube Works is now available on Android at Google Play [url]https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.unitygames.rubeworks[/url]
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