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Available on:PCFeb 7, 2017

Developer: Bryan Gale

Genre: Puzzle

Induction is an abstract puzzle game about time travel and paradoxes. As you master its logic, Induction aims to rewire how you think about cause and effect. Across more than 50 meticulously designed puzzles, you must explore the counter-intuitive possibilities time travel permits. You will learn to choreograph your actions across multiple timelines, and to construct seemingly impossible solutions, such as paradoxical time loops, where the future depends on the past and the past depends on the future. Induction does not pander, but gives you the satisfaction of mastering an imaginary yet honest set of physical laws. Accompanying Induction’s minimalist visuals is a rich and responsive ambient soundtrack by Melbourne-based electronic composer, broadcaster, and Gotye collaborator, Tim Shiel.

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You will do things that make you feel like a genius just for thinking of them.

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Induction is a simple yet clever puzzle title with a unique concept. Don't let the relaxing music and pastel tones fool you; this is one tough game! Replayability is minimal, but there are some real brain teasers in here for those ready to accept the challenge.

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More of a zen experience for the mind than a puzzle game, Induction lives to see you succeed. Every so often, it feels like it's not using its full potential, but this isn't like a lot of other puzzle games, which make players feel bad for having to set them down. Setting down Induction is a time to reflect on what you know and what is being asked of you, and it's so powerful that this may be one of the best puzzle games to come along in years.

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The level of difficulty will likely throw casual gamers off, but if you enjoy solving puzzles that will make your brain hurt, then Induction might be for you.

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