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Human Resource Machine

By Experimental Gameplay Group

Editors’ Choice

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Program little office workers to solve puzzles. Be a good employee! The machines are coming... for your job.

- Included in the 'App Store Best of 2016'.
- A worldwide App Store Editors’ Choice.

Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds. In each level, your boss gives you a job. Automate it by programming your little office worker. If you succeed, you'll be promoted up to the next level for another year of work in the vast office building. Congratulations!

Don't worry if you've never programmed before - programming is just puzzle solving. If you strip away all the 1's and 0's and scary squiggly brackets, programming is simple, logical, beautiful, and something that anyone can understand and have fun with! Are you already an expert? There will be extra challenges for you.

From the creators of World of Goo and Little Inferno. Have fun! Management is watching.


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Customer Reviews

What a little puzzle/programming gem!

I wish I had this when I was first being introduced to computers! This would be a great way to introduce children (or anyone, for that matter) to programming concepts, by letting them learn step-by-step and then experiment and debug their procedures. It’s also a fun diversion for experience programmers.

Beautifully done!

I can’t say enough good things about this game. It is simple enough at the beginning to draw you in and function as it’s own tutorial. However, it does not stay simple for long, and draws you into wonderful math/programming puzzles. At $10, it’s a great deal.

Absorbing fun

This is a fun little programming game; my only complaint is that it’s too short. It would have been real nice to have introduced subroutines; in their absence, what this game is really teaching is Terrible Spaghetti Coding.

Human Resource Machine
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  • $9.99
  • Category: Games
  • Released:
  • Version: 1.0
  • Size: 67.6 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
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Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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