Indie Anal: Machinarium

Amanita Design’s “Machinarium” snatches us up and dumps us (literally) into a fantastic scribbled world of silly, questionably functional robots where dark black oil not only spills into massive pools at the city’s base, it is also the drink of choice. Though the point-and-click adventure was originally released in 2009, I only just got the chance to play it when I picked it up as part of my Humble Indie Bundle. As these fellows are lightyears ahead of myself, it would be silly to “review” the game, but it did inspire me to start a new section in which we’ll look at successful indie games and see what we can learn from them. Continue reading