Contraption Maker is a digital Rube Goldberg machine maker and puzzler. This was launched as a remake of the classic Incredible Machine game from back in the day.
And it’s a load of fun. 🙂
In a day and age of 3D eye candy, this really breaks the form. I had fun playing around on it, but I actually snagged it for my 7-year old son who is just loving it! Best of all, it’s on sale until September 29th for only $1.49!
Check it out:
Normally $14.99, this 90% off is a steal!
After going through the tutorial to understand the basic game mechanics, you can go through a bunch of puzzles from easy to advanced. In the puzzle mode, you are given an incomplete contraption that is missing some vital pieces for it to operate. Your job is to figure out where to place the missing items to get it functioning:
The second aspect to Contraption Maker, is probably where my son will spend the bulk of his time—as he prefers Minecraft creative mode. You are given a blank slate and all the Contraption Maker items:
You can play Contraption Maker on both Mac and PC via Steam. If you don’t have a Steam account, you can get one for free. They always have great gaming deals, as you can see from this $1.49 price tag for a game well worth the original $14.99.