The Room Series Alternatives and Similar Games

Finding worthy games similar to The Room Series may be a tough task and this page is meant to help you make the right choice.

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Games Like The Room Series

Games like The Room are all about puzzles. The Room games certainly do a good job at offering intricate puzzles to solve, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t other games with just as good, if not better designed puzzles than the ones in these titles. Some might not only impress you with their puzzles, but also with their beautiful environments and interesting narrative. Whatever the case, if you want more puzzle-solving, then this list has games that you might love playing.

The House of Da Vinci game preview

The House of Da Vinci

Inspired by the works of Da Vinci, this puzzle game puts you in the shoes of Da Vinci’s apprentice searching for his master who has suddenly disappeared. This complex puzzle game is designed as a first-person point & click, allowing you to explore detailed rooms of Da Vinci’s house, searching for various objects and even escaping certain rooms. After playing The Room you’ll most likely feel at home with all the mechanical puzzles there is to solve. Oh, and they’re not easy. If you’re looking for more of The Room, then you should check out this title.
realMyst: Masterpiece Edition game preview

realMyst: Masterpiece Edition

A remaster of Myst, a point & click classic, this first-person puzzler has you explore and solve puzzles on Myst Island, a place featuring 4 different ‘Ages’ you can travel to. One Age may have things that could be useful in the other Age. Throughout your journey you’ll slowly uncover the story as you enjoy the beautiful sights and appreciate the clever puzzle and world design. You can even choose whether to play it as a point & click game, like the original, or as a fully-fledged first-person title with full freedom to explore. Mysterious and challenging, realMyst is not to be missed if you’re a fan of puzzle-adventure games. If you happen to have a Nintendo Switch and would like to play it there, then you’re in luck, as it will be out there soon, or out already by the time you read this.
The Witness game preview

The Witness

The Witness is filled to the brim with puzzles, a diverse range of puzzles that all have a grid as the basic layout to solve puzzles on. While the puzzles can be quite difficult to solve, the open-world island is a joy to see and explore in first-person perspective. It’s very colorful and well-made. Puzzles can even require you to carefully observe the environment around you in order to figure out the solution. This game has rules of its own, rules you’ll have to figure out. If you’re looking for some ultra-hard puzzle-solving, then The Witness doesn’t disappoint.
Monument Valley game preview

Monument Valley

Possibly shorter than The Room titles depending on how quick you are, Monument Valley features interesting constructions which Princess Ida must navigate through to progress forward. These minimalistic and visually-pleasing areas feature many optical illusions you must find out and solve, in order to form paths that lead the princess to the exit. It’s a very interesting title you’ll certainly enjoy playing through on your mobile device. If you’ve already played it or are curious if there’s a sequel, well, there is, and there’s even a 3rd entry in the works.
Machinarium game preview

Machinarium

This unique point & click puzzler puts you in a robotic 2D world where you must explore the Machinarium city and solve puzzles to save your girlfriend Berta from Black Cap Brotherhood. On your quest to take down this gang you’ll interact with various characters, but the dialogue with machines isn’t your ordinary text, no. Here, dialogue takes the form of animated images drawn on a speech bubble. Expect not only smart, difficult puzzles, but also a good story, an immersive soundtrack and a detailed hand-drawn world to explore. Machinarium is long enough to keep you interested from start to finish, but not too long to overstay its welcome. It’s around the length of The Room Three.
Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise game preview

Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise

If you’re looking for a puzzle game where you get to play as a secret agent, then look no further. This stylish 2D point & click has you search for spy Ruby La Rouge throughout her hideout area that is packed with puzzles to traverse your way through. Carefully analyze each room that may contain useful objects for future puzzles. It’s a very interesting, mysterious game that you’ll surely enjoy if you like espionage themes.
The Silent Age game preview

The Silent Age

The Silent Age is a time-travelling 2D point & click puzzler where you play as a janitor named Joe trying to uncover what caused mankind to go extinct. Find the answer for a man from the future desperately looking for it using a time travel device that takes Joe from his 1972 to 2012. This device is essential to solving interesting puzzles and progressing forward. It’s a short adventure that may last you about 3 hours, but it’s an adventure with a great narrative and well-designed puzzles that are a good challenge but not insanely difficult.
Quern - Undying Thoughts game preview

Quern: Undying Thoughts

If you’re okay with more complex machinery, then jump into this first-person puzzle game that takes place on an eerie and detailed island. The environments are very well-designed, and so too are the logical puzzles, almost all of which are great. You can even use a notebook in-game to take screenshots and even lets you type whatever you want below the saved picture. Longer than all of The Room games combined, and made by only 4 Hungarian graduate students, Quern: Undying Thoughts is an excellent, complete game you don’t want to miss.
The Eyes of Ara game preview

The Eyes of Ara

Made by one man, The Eyes of Ara is yet another first-person point & click puzzle game that is full of mystery. This one has you solve a myriad of different puzzles in an old medieval castle packed with secrets. Step foot onto the island and into the fortress as you try to uncover the source of the signal broadcasted from the castle. Many stories are buried within, waiting for you to read them. Oh and don’t worry, if you haven’t had enough of complicated contraptions, then The Eyes of Ara is here to give you more, and for a game made by one person, it’s a fantastic game that is no walk in the park, interesting not only mechanically, but also narratively and environmentally.

Some Facts About The Room Series

The Room

The Room is a puzzle game that tasks you with solving unique machines as you uncover mysterious letters that slowly unfold the story. After receiving an invitation from an unknown person, you must solve complex machinery to slowly open a strange box in a forsaken mansion.

About the Game

  • Released: 28 Jul, 2014
  • Genre: Adventure, Indie
  • Platforms: PC, iOS, Android
  • Developer: Fireproof Games
  • Publisher: Fireproof Games
  • Official Website: http://www.fireproofgames.com/games/the-room

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows XP SP2 or higher
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card with 512 MB VRAM
  • Storage: 1 GB

How Long to Beat

  • Main Story 3 Hours
  • Hours Main + Extra 3 Hours
  • Completionist 3 Hours
  • All Styles 3 Hours
  • Learn more

The Room Two

The Room Two is a puzzle game and the sequel to the highly praised The Room game. Travel through time as you try and escape the abandoned crypt while following a series of puzzling letters from a mysterious scientist. Explore a world of unknown as you solve complicated puzzles boxes.

About the Game

  • Released: 5 Jul, 2016
  • Genre: Adventure, Indie
  • Platforms: PC, iOS, Android
  • Developer: Fireproof Games
  • Publisher: Fireproof Studios

System Requirements

  • OS: Windows 7 or higher
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Video card with 512 MB VRAM
  • Storage: 2 GB

How Long to Beat

  • Main Story 3 Hours
  • Hours Main + Extra 3 Hours
  • Completionist 3 Hours
  • All Styles 3 Hours
  • Learn more

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