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Physicus: Save the World with Science! (Windows)

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Written by  :  Frankenfed (33)
Written on  :  Feb 18, 2009
Platform  :  Windows
Rating  :  2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars2.14 Stars

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Summary

Simple physics for fans of Myst

The Good

Basically the best thing about this game is an interactive physics database for high school students, with lots of examples, so every kid around 14-18 with an interest in this subject should play it. The building architecture was also kind of weird and interesting.

The Bad

Everything else... It's a Myst clone, no real plot, the riddles aren't really teaching or requiring any physics apart from 4-5. Too small. I finished it in 4-5 hours. The ending riddle was bit boring involving some tiring repetitive simple calculations. The gameplay is a bit slow as is the interaction with the inventory items.

The Bottom Line

It's an education title for high-school students who will learn some basic physics from it while having a relaxed time. Nothing spectacular, or very enjoyable.