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The main character is a robot named 'Josef' (named after Josef Čapek, who created the word robot) who's been thrown out with the garbage, [[OntologicalMystery for some reason]]. He must get back into the {{Steampunk}} city of Machinarium, populated entirely by a variety of robots, and stop the plans of the villainous Black Cap Brotherhood.

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The main character is a robot named 'Josef' (named after Josef Čapek, who created invented the word robot) robot for his [[Creator/KarelCapek brother]]'s play) who's been thrown out with the garbage, [[OntologicalMystery for some reason]]. He must get back into the {{Steampunk}} city of Machinarium, populated entirely by a variety of robots, and stop the plans of the villainous Black Cap Brotherhood.

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** The two secondary members of the Black Cap Brotherhood.


* FifteenPuzzle: With the variation that one piece comes off, and Josef has to retrieve it before continuing.
** Not fixing the puzzle until you have every other piece in place makes it much easier as you then have two free spaces to play around with.



* FifteenPuzzle: With the variation that one piece comes off, and Josef has to retrieve it before continuing.
** Not fixing the puzzle until you have every other piece in place makes it much easier as you then have two free spaces to play around with.


* BigBadEnsemble: The Black Cap Brotherhood.



* {{Jerkass}}es: The Black Cap Brotherhood, full stop.

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* {{Jerkass}}es: The Black Cap Brotherhood, full stop.Brotherhood.



* RebusBubble: Here, everything that is "spoken" or thought is represented in pictures.

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* RebusBubble: PictorialSpeechBubble: Here, everything that is "spoken" or thought is represented in pictures.pictures.
* PipeMaze: There is a scene where you have to drain a well, for which you have to shut off its supply line. It can be done by shutting off some valves on a wall full of interconnected pipes with the limited amount of wrenches you have (once you remove the wrench, the valve opens again). The puzzle is which valves to shut off to stop the flow.



* SceneryPorn: Every single screen is this.
** SceneryGorn: Can also say this.

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* SceneryPorn: SceneryGorn: Every single screen is this.
** SceneryGorn: Can also say
this.


* CirclingBirdies: Star type can be seen in RebusBubble cutscenes and when a bird robot falls down after wire breaks.

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* CirclingBirdies: Star type can be seen in RebusBubble cutscenes and when a bird robot falls down after a wire breaks.



* EatingMachine: Even though the robots are not seen to digest what they ingest, the Black Cap Brotherhood still imprisons Josef's girlfriend in a kitchen.

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* EatingMachine: Even though the robots are not seen to digest what they ingest, the Black Cap Brotherhood still [[StayInTheKitchen imprisons Josef's girlfriend in a kitchen.kitchen]].


* DownTheDrain: An early part of the game requires the protagonist to waddle into the sewers of a jail and access other cells by unhinging their sewer grates.

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* DownTheDrain: An early part of the game requires the protagonist Josef to waddle into the sewers of a jail and access other cells by unhinging their sewer grates.



* CombinatorialExplosion: Avoided. Once an item fulfills its purpose, the robot almost always tosses it (either that or it's taken from him). Some, like the prison key, just disappear.
** In one instance, the protagonist ties the item to a wire for no apparent purpose after he's done with it.

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* CombinatorialExplosion: Avoided. Once an item fulfills its purpose, the robot Josef almost always tosses it (either that or it's taken from him). Some, like the prison key, just disappear.
** In one instance, the protagonist Josef ties the item to a wire for no apparent purpose after he's done with it.



* EasilyDetachableRobotParts: The tutorial consists of the hero having to reassemble himself after being dumped out of a garbage vehicle.

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* EasilyDetachableRobotParts: The tutorial consists of the hero Josef having to reassemble himself after being dumped out of a garbage vehicle.



* KickTheDog: The Black Cap Brotherhood appears to do nothing else but make the lives of the citizens miserable (except poker, maybe), especially the hero. Then they proceed to cross the MoralEventHorizon by attempting to bomb the leadership of the city.
* KleptomaniacHero: Often your main character is that.
* MagicCountdown: Reversed with the TimeBomb. Instead of being slower off-screen, time ticks faster than 'real' time when the protagonist is actively trying to defuse it.

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* KickTheDog: The Black Cap Brotherhood appears to do nothing else but make the lives of the citizens miserable (except poker, maybe), especially the hero.Josef. Then they proceed to cross the MoralEventHorizon by attempting to bomb the leadership of the city.
* KleptomaniacHero: Often your main character Josef is that.
this.
* MagicCountdown: Reversed with the TimeBomb. Instead of being slower off-screen, time ticks faster than 'real' time when the protagonist is you're actively trying to defuse it.



* MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon: There is no spoken words in the whole game, and the only written words are on the title screen (and in the pause menu). The story is told in mime and robot sounds. This is, to some, not particularly successful: it is not always easy to tell, for example, whether the robot is laughing or trembling in fear.

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* MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon: There is are no spoken words in the whole game, and the only written words are on the title screen (and in the pause menu). The story is told in mime and robot sounds. This is, to some, not particularly successful: it is not always easy to tell, for example, whether the robot is laughing or trembling in fear.



* PaperThinDisguise: The protagonist can bypass the border guard in one of the early parts of the game by making a cone and lightbulb as a hat like those the officers wear.

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* PaperThinDisguise: The protagonist Josef can bypass the border guard in one of the early parts of the game by making a cone and lightbulb as a hat like those the officers wear.


* EasilyDetachableRobotParts: In the beginning the hero find himself disassembled and has to reassemble himself in a tutorial level.

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* EasilyDetachableRobotParts: In the beginning The tutorial consists of the hero find himself disassembled and has having to reassemble himself in after being dumped out of a tutorial level.garbage vehicle.


* SceneryPorn: Every single screen is this.
** SceneryGorn: Can also say this.
* SchizoTech: Robot-powered arcade machines among other things.



* StoppedCaring: One of the robots in the prison appears visibly indifferent, just sitting around and only offering you help if you make a cigarette for him. Later on when you unlock all the cell doors, the smoking robot doesn't even bother to leave with everyone else.
* SceneryPorn: Every single screen is this.
** SceneryGorn: Can also say this.
* SchizoTech: Robot-powered arcade machines among other things.


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* StoppedCaring: One of the robots in the prison appears visibly indifferent, just sitting around and only offering you help if you make a cigarette for him. Later on when you unlock all the cell doors, the smoking robot doesn't even bother to leave with everyone else.

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* StoppedCaring: One of the robots in the prison appears visibly indifferent, just sitting around and only offering you help if you make a cigarette for him. Later on when you unlock all the cell doors, the smoking robot doesn't even bother to leave with everyone else.


'''''Machinarium''''' is a PointAndClick AdventureGame by the independent Czech studio Creator/AmanitaDesign.

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'''''Machinarium''''' ''Machinarium'' is a PointAndClick AdventureGame by the independent Czech studio Creator/AmanitaDesign.



The game received much praise from critics, especially for its beautiful visuals and fantastic soundtrack. [[http://machinarium.net/ The official site]] offers a free online demo.

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The game received much praise from critics, especially for its beautiful visuals and fantastic soundtrack. [[http://machinarium.net/ The official site]] offers a free online demo.


* EatingMachine: Even though the robots are not seen to digest what they ingest, the Black Cap Brotherhood still imprisons Josef's girlfriend in a kitchen.



* MagicCountdown: Inverted with the TimeBomb. Time ticks faster when the protagonist is trying to defuse it.

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* MagicCountdown: Inverted Reversed with the TimeBomb. Time Instead of being slower off-screen, time ticks faster than 'real' time when the protagonist is actively trying to defuse it.

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* MagicCountdown: Inverted with the TimeBomb. Time ticks faster when the protagonist is trying to defuse it.


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* StomachOfHolding: Josef stores all of the items he can get in his body. It helps that he's a robot.


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* ToiletHumor: Josef can sit on the toilets in the prison cells, chuckling if he does so. This action provides no relevance to either the gameplay or plot, implying this trope as the only reason for its inclusion in the game.


** In one instance, the protagonist ties the item to a wire for no apparent purpose.

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** In one instance, the protagonist ties the item to a wire for no apparent purpose.purpose after he's done with it.


* DownTheDrain: An early part of the game requires the protagonist to waddle into the sewers of a jail and access other cells by unhinging their sewer grates.



* ClockPunk / DieselPunk / {{Steampunk}}: The settings of this game definitely use these.

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* ClockPunk / DieselPunk / {{Steampunk}}: ClockPunk[=/=]DieselPunk[=/=]{{Steampunk}}: The settings of this game definitely use these.



* MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon: There is no spoken words in the whole game, and the only written words are on the title screen (and in the pause menu). The story is told in mime and robot sounds. This is, to some, not particularly successful: it is not always easy to tell, for example, whether the robot is laughing or trembling in fear.

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* {{Metroidvania}}: Erasing the viruses from the robot on the top floor is depicted as one of these games, complete with FlipScreenScrolling.
* MimeAndMusicOnlyCartoon: There is no spoken words in the whole game, and the only written words are on the title screen (and in the pause menu). The story is told in mime and robot sounds. This is, to some, not particularly successful: it is not always easy to tell, for example, whether the robot is laughing or trembling in fear.



* PaperThinDisguise: Save to be done in one of the early parts of the game.

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* PaperThinDisguise: Save to be done The protagonist can bypass the border guard in one of the early parts of the game.game by making a cone and lightbulb as a hat like those the officers wear.


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* StockVideoGamePuzzle: The game includes several of such puzzles as it goes on.
** BlockPuzzle: Used to connect/disconnect an electric outlet.
** ControlRoomPuzzle: Used to turn off the flow of water in a water tank.
** Weighted Switch Puzzle: Activating the staircase on the rooftop requires your friend to hold the gear into place.
** Hamiltonian Path Puzzle: Used to turn on a heater in a greenhouse.


** In one of Josef's reminiscences, he's sitting on a lamppost with his female friend. The target-shooting black hat robot clocks him right in the head with a hex nut fired from a slingshot. Josef lands head-first and gets the hex nut version.



* CombinatorialExplosion: Avoided. Once an item fulfills its purpose, the robot almost always tosses it (either that or it's taken from him). Some just disappear.

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* CombinatorialExplosion: Avoided. Once an item fulfills its purpose, the robot almost always tosses it (either that or it's taken from him). Some Some, like the prison key, just disappear.

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