October 10, 2012 9:55 AM   Subscribe

Submachine 8: The Plan is the latest installment in Mateusz Skutnik's iconic point-and-click game series. [previously 1, 2, 3]
posted by Anonymous (12 comments total)
This is excellent and elegant. Beware, it will suck your time not only in this game, but it will make you want to play all the others, if you haven't before. But it is well worth it.
posted by oneironaut at 10:01 AM on October 10, 2012

yay! it's been a while.
posted by pipeski at 10:02 AM on October 10, 2012

There goes the rest of my week.

posted by Thorzdad at 10:49 AM on October 10, 2012

Having said "thanks", though, I'm finding the "free" version a bit unnecessarily (aggressively?) tiny.
posted by Thorzdad at 10:53 AM on October 10, 2012

After playing #8, I wanted to go straight to the SNEE and see what was new, but it was down at the time. If you've never played the games, you should do that before you view the SNEE, but when you do it will be so, so worth it.
posted by koucha at 11:25 AM on October 10, 2012

Aww, man. Most of the way through and it froze on me. No way I'm playing back through it again.
posted by gurple at 12:45 PM on October 10, 2012

Gurple: Try re-running it. The previous installments had autosave, if I remember correctly.
posted by user92371 at 1:00 PM on October 10, 2012

This version only saves if you paid for it...
posted by jpwhite at 1:08 PM on October 10, 2012

I can barely see it. I appreciate that the paid version has full screen zoom and the developer wants to make a living, but not everyone has 20/20 vision. The free version really is unusable for me. It doesn't make me want to buy the game, it just makes me want to smack the developer!

But I won't smack him, because the other Submachines were excellent and free and that's still cool despite this one.

Also if you like this, see Daymare Town and 10 Gnomes. They are by the same guy I think, and quite similar.
posted by Nossidge at 1:43 PM on October 10, 2012 [2 favorites]

Too small for me, too. As said above, I can understand why they smallified it, but my vision isn't good enough to even begin to use that version.
posted by Forktine at 6:01 PM on October 10, 2012

I never could play these type of games. I just randomly click on things, get frustrated and quit.
posted by Megafly at 12:23 AM on October 11, 2012

Thanks for the heads-up! I don't follow the casual game blogs any more and had missed this. After all the enjoyment the previous Submarine games have given me, I was happy to kick in the two bucks.

Am now delightfully stuck in [spoiler] five and doing some pondering.
posted by Georgina at 10:41 PM on October 13, 2012

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