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The Swapper is an atmospheric 2D puzzle platformer, constructed using clay models and other everyday materials for a uniquely detailed look and feel. The game takes place on an abandoned space station and tackles the implications of the ‘Swapper’ - a device that can clone the user and transfer consciousness between different bodies. Coming Spring 2013!

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1 comment by FacepalmGames on May 17th, 2013

The Swapper

We understand you might be feeling apprehensive that the launch date is so soon and that you have not properly prepared. Don't worry! With our help, in just 2 short weeks you too can be ready to play The Swapper.

We recommend you take the following steps*:

  • Isolate yourself for long periods of time. This will acclimate you to your new, desolate environment and help ward off space dementia.
  • Practice solving puzzles by pushing all buttons, levers, blocks and switches you come across in your day to day. If this causes trouble, just swap to one of your clones and leave the old one behind!
  • Oh, be sure to start cloning yourself. That part is also important.
  • Wear your space suit daily, including during rigorous physical exercise, sleeping and eating. You need to be familiar and nimble with your equipment on.

And remember, those voices you're hearing are all perfectly normal. It's an indication that your preparations are working!

Congratulations! Now you're on your way to successfully experiencing The Swapper!

For additional study materials please view this new gameplay trailer and read Part 1 of Tom's narrative retrospective.

Happy Swapping and thanks for the support everyone!

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*We accept no personal liability for possible side effects of extreme isolation, button pushing, graffiti, human cloning experiments or existential crisis brought about by recommended preparations.

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Guest Jun 9 2013, 11:11am says:

When will you realise MAC version of this game?

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RetroMasters Jun 9 2013, 8:45am says:

Interesting concept I wanted to explore myself. Nice you did already some legwork for it.

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Chriz_86 Jun 2 2013, 11:59am says:

Finished the game today. Such an amazing title.

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Guest Jun 2 2013, 8:42am says:

Any news on when the mac version is to be released? This game looks AWESOME!!!

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Chapata May 31 2013, 10:39am says:

I have some problems, in certain areas the game caps the Framerate to 30 FPS, I thought that modifying some things in the control panel of my card would fix that, but doesn't work in all parts of the game.

I have a GTS 450 card and an I5-650 cpu, is that enough for the game?

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Kenzoo Jun 2 2013, 11:58am replied:

no its not in game the graphics may be bad but because of the pages and them having quite a bit of detail and being so spaced out they always have to be loaded

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d10sfan May 24 2013, 6:28pm says:

is this game still coming out to Linux?

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FacepalmGames May 26 2013, 8:17pm replied:

It's releasing on Windows only but I hope we can get a Linux version out as soon as possible.

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Trolovski Mar 24 2013, 4:41pm says:

I can smell Oddworld...and I like it!

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