Are there any neverhood type apps?
January 20, 2013 2:57 AM   Subscribe

I love the 1990's neverhood claymation game. Can the green recommend anything similar for iPads?

Particular favourite features - logic puzzles, great music, interesting plot lines and CLAY!
My personal preference are puzzles that drive you so crazy you have to stop playing to mull it over. It took me six months to finally work through the neverhood.

I dislike hidden object puzzle games.

Your suggestions please.
posted by insomniax to Computers & Internet (6 answers total) 12 users marked this as a favorite
Not a puzzle game, but you should def check out Clay Jam.
posted by gnutron at 6:20 AM on January 20, 2013 [1 favorite]

Sword and Sworcery is a well-known iPad(/iPhone/PC) game that's supposed to have good puzzles and great atmosphere. Not claymation, alas, but the art style is pretty sweet.
posted by anaximander at 6:36 AM on January 20, 2013

I am watching this with great interest as I loved to play The Neverhood back in the day. I have been wanting to find a game similar to it for years!
posted by ruhroh at 9:17 AM on January 20, 2013

I can't think of any claymation-style games, but Machinarium and Windosill are great games with a similar feel.
posted by Sibrax at 12:45 PM on January 20, 2013 [1 favorite]

Is goo sort of like clay? World of Goo is a puzzle game that uses sticks with blobs of glue to bridge a gap. The goo part makes the structure pretty weak, structurally, so it's less of a physics puzzle and more of a trial-and-error type puzzle.
posted by CathyG at 12:43 PM on January 21, 2013

So I have downloaded both clay jam and sword and sorcery so far. I've started with clay jam because well.... CLAY!!! Whilst no puzzles in it, I find myself addicted. Why didn't I ask this question before the holidays!

I'll try the rest when I have more time. Thanks for the answers and keep them coming
posted by insomniax at 11:43 AM on January 22, 2013

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