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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 puzzles range from inventory puzzles (combining found items in the inventory with each other 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 the game 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 Inside old mine
Deponia Macintosh Item inventory
Deponia Macintosh Opening credits
Deponia Windows A minigame - choosing the right parts for a few power inverters.

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Alternate Titles

  • "La Fuga de Deponia" -- Spanish title
  • "Fuga da Deponia" -- Italian title

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Critic Reviews Windows Jan 27, 2012 90 out of 100 90 Windows Jan 28, 2013 9 out of 10 90
AreaGames Windows Jan 27, 2012 9 out of 10 90
GameStar (Germany) Windows Jan 20, 2012 88 out of 100 88 Windows Jan 30, 2012 87 out of 100 87
Game Captain Windows Jan 25, 2012 86 out of 100 86
Krawall Gaming Network Windows Jan 25, 2012 83 out of 100 83
Girl Gamers UK Windows Nov 08, 2012 7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars7.5 Stars 75
Level Windows Aug 21, 2012 7.2 out of 10 72
Calm Down Tom Windows Aug 21, 2012 7 out of 10 70


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