Journey of a Roach

4.2 out of 5
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Journey of a Roach tells the story of two roach-buddies, who want nothing but see the surface world.
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About Journey of a Roach

About this game

Nuclear war, post apocalypse, barren and lifeless wastelands.
Lifeless? Not so much!
Mutated insects have made their home in a bomb shelter and they're set on exploring the world.
Let this point&click adventure welcome you to a hilariously bizarre end time world and join the roaches Jim and Bud on their journey to the surface.

Journey of a Roach tells the story of two roach-buddies, who want nothing but see the surface world.
On their way up, they meet all kinds of bizarre and ludicrous insects inhabiting the post-apocalyptic earth. In atmospheric 3D point&click adventure style you'll take control of Jim the roach through the bomb shelter, effortlessly crawling your way along walls and ceilings. This innovative and dynamic game mechanic creates opportunities for a wholly new puzzle design. Fondly designed speechballoons offer an unconventional new dialogue experience and the soundtrack delivers and atmospheric, post-apocalyptic mood.

Key Features

  • Point&click Adventure in a unique environment
  • Crawl along walls and ceilings, exploring secret underground
  • Innovative controls create dynamic game mechanics
  • Atmospheric 3D comic style world
  • Two charming, memorable protagonists with humorous, nonverbal means of communication

Game Details

Platform:
steam
Release Date:
November 04, 2013
Developers:
Koboldgames
Daedalic Entertainment
Publisher:
Daedalic Entertainment
Supported Languages:
English +
Link:
Genres:
Adventure
Point & Click

Puzzle

Casual

Escape Room
Themes:
Comedy
Post-apocalyptic

Short

Cute
Play Styles:
Singleplayer
Controller
Features:
Steam Achievements
Full controller support

Steam Trading Cards

Steam Cloud

Singleplayer

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
  • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 7/8
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
  • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse, Microsoft XBox Controller

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: OSX 10.6
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Ubuntu Linux 12.04, equivalent distros should work
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space

Journey of a Roach Statistics

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>= 80 Hours
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Achievement Hunter?
4% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

Difficulty Statistics

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Just Right
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Relax & enjoy! 70%  of players consider this game to be Just Right

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
12.5%
Played It
7.5%
Halfway
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Beat It
42.5%
Conquered It
32.5%
Completionist! 32.5%  of players have Conquered It

Journey of a Roach User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 5 ratings
80% of users would recommend this.
4.2

User Ratings Breakdown

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Good story, but poor puzzle design.

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It's a good game, but it is pretty short (less than 2 hours) and some puzzle have a poor design, so it may frustrating.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Somewhere in the middle. 27% of GameFAQs users said Journey of a Roach is Simple or Easy. 70% of GameFAQs users said the difficulty is Just Right.
Yes, Journey of a Roach is Steam Deck Verified. This game does not support cross-platform saved games
  • This game shows Steam Deck controller icons
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • All functionality is accessible when using the default controller configuration
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
Minimum:
  • OS: Windows XP/Vista
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 256 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
  • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse
Recommended:
  • OS: Windows 7/8
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz (Single Core) or better
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 compatible with 512 MB RAM (shared memory not recommended)
  • DirectX: Version 9.0c
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
  • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
  • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse, Microsoft XBox Controller
Minimum:
  • OS: OSX 10.6
  • Processor: 2.5 GHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Hard Drive: 2500 MB available space
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 9 hours.
Journey of a Roach was released on November 04, 2013
Yes, Journey of a Roach supports MacOS.
Yes, Journey of a Roach supports Linux.
Journey of a Roach is published by Daedalic Entertainment
Journey of a Roach was developed by Koboldgames and Daedalic Entertainment
Fanatical users tagged Journey of a Roach as Adventure, Point & Click, Puzzle, and Casual
Fanatical users tagged Journey of a Roach as Comedy, Post-apocalyptic, Short, and Cute
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Journey of a Roach as Adventure
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Journey of a Roach as Point & Click
Yes, Fanatical users tagged Journey of a Roach as Puzzle

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© 2013 Daedalic Entertainment GmbH. Journey of a Roach, the Journey of a Roach-logo and the Daedalic-logo are trademarks of Daedalic Entertainment GmbH, Germany. Developed by Koboldgames GmbH. All rights reserved.

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