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Deponia (Windows)

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The world of Deponia is a grim one: the people's home is a huge garbage dump. In the clouds flies the city Elysium, which is considered the only place where one can escape those harsh living conditions. But of course there is no way up - however, the egocentric inventor Rufus, the hero of the game, tries all he can to get there...

This is a traditional point & click adventure in which the player needs to solve puzzle chains in order to achieve the chapter's big goal. The puzzle range from inventory puzzles (combining found items in the inventory or with items in the game world), dialogue puzzles and logic puzzles like setting railway switches. The latter are isolated from the regular game environment and can be mostly skipped. Of course it also offers the usual hot spot help which shows all interactive items on the screen. Besides the puzzle solving, one of the most important aspects of the game are the characters and their development over the course of the game.


Deponia Windows Outside the village
Deponia Windows Another puzzle
Deponia Windows A puzzle
Deponia Windows Post office

Alternate Titles

  • "Fuga da Deponia" -- Italian title

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The Press Says

spieletipps Jan 24, 2012 91 out of 100 91
AreaGames Jan 27, 2012 9 out of 10 90
GamingXP Jan 19, 2012 90 out of 100 90 Jan 30, 2012 87 out of 100 87
Krawall Gaming Network Jan 25, 2012 83 out of 100 83
Adventure Classic Gaming Sep 19, 2012 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Level Aug 21, 2012 7.2 out of 10 72
Calm Down Tom Aug 21, 2012 7 out of 10 70
Indius Sep 22, 2012 13 out of 20 65
MMGN Sep 07, 2012 6 out of 10 60


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Patrick Bregger (116341) added Deponia (Windows) on Aug 27, 2012
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