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With a release some ways off yet, Growbot has some of the most charming visuals I've seen in some time and for a point and click adventure it sure does look fantastic. I've been following this for some time, as the publisher Application Systems Heidelberg does a lot of great Linux work and they've now fully confirmed that Growbot will be available on Linux.

Inspired by titles like Loom and Machinarium, it tells the tell of a Growbot in training to become a captain aboard a beautiful biopunk space station. The station is attacked by some kind of rapidly growing crystals and it's down to you to point and click to save it.

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Feature Highlight:

  • Explore a beautiful space station and repair its strange machinery.
  • Interact with fantastic plants and aliens.
  • Use your Brain(apilla) to solve puzzles.
  • Collect the sounds of flowers and combine them to create powerful shields.
  • Meet a fluffy white hologram called Star Belly with a galaxy inside.
  • Unearth a tale of flower power with twisted roots.
  • Art by award winning illustrator Lisa Evans.
  • Beautiful music by musician Jessica Fichot.

You can follow Growbot along on Steam where it looks like we may not see a release at all until next year. Will keep you posted when a more clear date appears.

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