Opus Magnum (2017)

About This Game

“It is not an exaggeration to say that without alchemical engineering, civilization would not exist.”

Hailed as the most promising alchemist of his generation, Anataeus Vaya has just accepted a position as Head Alchemist of House Van Tassen, the oldest and richest of the city’s ancient Houses. But dangers lurk behind the family’s opulent facade, and alchemy alone may not solve every problem.

Opus Magnum is the latest open-ended puzzle game from Zachtronics, the creators of SpaceChem, Infinifactory, TIS-100, and SHENZHEN I/O. Master the intricate, physical machinery of the transmutation engine— the alchemical engineer’s most advanced tool— and use it to create vital remedies, precious gemstones, deadly weapons, and more.

Design Machines – Design and build machines that carry out alchemical processes using a variety of components including programmable arms, customizable tracks, and more esoteric devices like Van Berlo’s wheel and the Glyph of Animismus.

Open-Ended Puzzles – Compete against your friends and the world to build the simplest, fastest, and most compact solutions to the game’s challenges. Export animated GIFs of your elegant designs to show them off.

Rich Story – Intrigues and dark plots swirl around the city’s ancient Houses. Alchemists, who hold the power to create almost anything known to science, are highly sought— and highly dangerous.

Solitaire Minigame – Alchemical engineering takes focus and concentration. Take a break with Sigmar’s Garden, an original alchemy-based solitaire game. Every game is winnable, but not every game will be won.

Game Details

Genre Simulation – Puzzle – Sci-fi
Works on Windows (7, 8, 10), Mac OS X (10.9+) and Linux (Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04)
Languages Audio and text: English. Text only: 中文, Deutsch, français, 日本語, русский
Released December 7, 2017
Size 412 MB
Company Zachtronics / Zachtronics

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Minimum system requirements – Windows:

7 / 8 / 10
Processor: 2.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: 1366 x 768
DirectX: Version 10
Storage: 600 MB available space


Minimum system requirements – Mac:

macOS 10.9+
Processor: 2.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: 1366 x 768
Storage: 600 MB available space


Minimum system requirements – Linux:

Ubuntu 16.04 or newer
Processor: 2.0 GHz
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: OpenGL 3.0, 1366 x 768
Storage: 600 MB available space

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