Genre: Rube Goldberg machine

Group Description

Puzzle games where the player is provided with a number of predefined elements, and the goal is to arrange them into a contraption that, thanks to the laws of physics and mechanics, will perform a specific goal.

This kind of a machine is often called a "Rube Goldberg" machine, after an American cartoonist and inventor who frequently depicted such devices in his cartoons.

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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
Creative Contraptions1985Apple II, Commodore 64, DOSBantam Software...
Fix It1985Apple II, Commodore 64Random House, Inc....
Bill's Tomato Game1992AmigaPsygnosis Limited...
The Incredible Machine1992DOS, FM Towns, Macintosh, PC-98Sierra On-Line, Inc.3.95
The Even More! Incredible Machine1993DOS, Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.3.67
Sid & Al's Incredible Toons1993DOSSierra On-Line, Inc.3.90
The Incredible Toon Machine1994Macintosh, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.40
The Incredible Machine19943DODynamix, Inc....
The Incredible Machine 21994DOS, Macintosh, Windows, Windows 3.xSierra On-Line, Inc.4.00
Nazo Makaimura: Incredible Toons1995PlayStation, SEGA SaturnCapcom Co., Ltd....
Zagadki Lwa Leona1998WindowsOptimus Nexus...
Return of the Incredible Machine: Contraptions2000Macintosh, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.02
The Incredible Machine: Even More Contraptions2001Macintosh, Palm OS, WindowsSierra On-Line, Inc.4.30
Chain Reaction2002WindowseGames, Inc....
Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop2004WindowsNovitas Publishing GmbH...
Crazy Machines: Neue Herausforderungen2004WindowsGreen Pepper...
Crazy Machines: New From the Lab2005WindowsGreen Pepper...
Crazy Machines: The Wacky Contraptions Game2005Macintosh, WindowsViva Media, LLC3.70
Crazy Machines: Inventors Training Camp2006Macintosh, WindowsOetinger Interaktiv...
Crazy Machines 1.5: More Gizmos, Gadgets, & Whatchamacallits2007WindowsViva Media, LLC...
Crazy Machines 22007WindowsViva Media, LLC2.35
clever! Das Spiel, das Wissen schafft2008Nintendo DS, WindowsSevenOne Intermedia GmbH...
Crazy Machines2008Nintendo DSak tronic Software & Services GmbH...
Crazy Machines 2: Addon - Back to the Shop!2008WindowsViva Media, LLC...
Professor Heinz Wolff's Gravity2008Android, iPhone, Nintendo DS, Wii, WindowsDeep Silver...
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Game group created by JudgeDeadd (23666), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (215653), Sciere (518955), Alaka (57903) and Kabushi (211134)