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Steam Store Description (from Ad Blurbs)

Typoman is a puzzle platformer. You slip into the role of a character made of letters, struggling to make your way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small stature you have a powerful gift: You can craft words which will have an effect on the environment. But choose your words wisely - they can either be a blessing... or a curse!

Game features

  • Wield the power of altering the world by creating, changing or destroying words
  • Solve ingenious and challenging puzzles with a unique aesthetic mix of typography and pen & ink graphics
  • Captivating, carefully drafted, on-the-fly told story using witty word puzzles and puns
  • Surreal, atmospheric game world
  • Featuring Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Leaderboards and Achievements
  • Distinct soundtrack specifically composed for the game

Awards & Recognition

  • Featured at Indie Game Revolution, EMP Museum, Seattle
  • Beste Inszenierung / Best Production, German Video Game Awards 2016, Munich
  • Finalist Indie Prize 2016 Showcase, Casual Connect Europe 2016, Amsterdam
  • Best Casual Game, Game Connection Development Awards 2015, San Francisco
  • Nominee for Best Game, Best Indie Game, Best Sound, Best Game Design, Best Console Game, German Dev Awards 2015, Cologne
  • Winner Best Art Style, Gaming Trend's Best of E3 2015 Awards, Los Angeles
  • Winner Best of Quo Vadis 2015 (Sponsored by Google), Best of Quo Vadis Show, Berlin
  • Nominee Best Indie Game, gamescom award 2015, Cologne

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Promo Images

Typoman: Revised Screenshot
Typoman: Revised Screenshot
Typoman: Revised Screenshot
Typoman: Revised Screenshot


Alternate Titles

  • "Wordman" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch title
  • "Typoman" -- initial release title
  • "ワードマン" -- Japanese Nintendo Switch spelling
  • "タイポマン" -- Japanese spelling
  • "타이포맨" -- Korean spelling (Hangul)

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User Reviews

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Critic Reviews

TechRaptor PlayStation 4 Mar 18, 2017 8.5 out of 10 85
Video Chums PlayStation 4 Feb 21, 2017 8.1 out of 10 81 Wii U Feb 28, 2016 8 out of 10 80
TrueAchievements Xbox One Feb 22, 2017 4 out of 5 80 Wii U Nov 18, 2015 76 out of 100 76
Video Chums Wii U Jan 31, 2016 7 out of 10 70 Nintendo Switch Feb 22, 2018 7 out of 10 70
Nintendo Life Wii U Nov 19, 2015 7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars7 Stars 70
Nintendo Life Nintendo Switch Feb 22, 2018 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60


Topic # Posts Last Post
revised? 2 Sciere (636586)
Mar 18, 2017


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