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This game is basically a modern version of the The Incredible Machine series.

In this game you solve puzzles, called "experiments", by using a large variety of gizmos, such as candles, basketballs or generators. You use this items to create a chain reaction which helps you reach your goals, e.g. blowing out a candle or start a machine. This title features over 100 experiments,

Other main features are the realistic physics engine and the possibility to create own experiments and share them with other people.

In 2005 the translated versions of this game and its successor Crazy Machines: Neue Herausforderungen were used to create the first English entry in the series, Crazy Machines: The Wacky Contraptions Game.


Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop Windows The experiment was started
Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop Windows Task description
Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop Windows Main Menu
Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop Windows Congratulations! You solvs your first experiment

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Critic Reviews 2004 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 100 Feb 23, 2004 83 out of 100 83
Game industry News (GiN) 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameStar (Germany) Feb, 2004 68 out of 100 68
PC Games (Germany) Mar 09, 2004 41 out of 100 41


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Patrick Bregger (221288) added Crazy Machines: The Inventor's Workshop (Windows) on Apr 15, 2009