Braid is a puzzle-platformer, drawn in a painterly style, where you can manipulate the flow of time in strange and unusual ways. From a house in the city, journey to a series of worlds and solve puzzles to rescue an abducted princess. In each world, you have a different power to affect the way time behaves, and it is time's strangeness that creates the puzzles.

Braid treats your time and attention as precious; there is no filler in this game. Every puzzle shows you something new and interesting about the game world.

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45 comments by Henley on Dec 14th, 2010

Introducing the Humble Indie Bundle 2!

Pay-what-you-want for five awesome DRM-free games on Mac, Windows, and Linux: Braid, Machinarium, Osmos, Cortex Command, and Revenge of the Titans.

If you haven't heard of Revenge of the Titans before, it's because it is being launched directly into the bundle. Another cool Humble Bundle exclusive is that Braid and Cortex Command are available on Linux for the first time inside of the bundle.

The bundle comes equipped with two soundtracks and one mini-album for Machinarium, Osmos, and Revenge of the Titans.

Make sure to watch the video below:


Be sure to watch it in HD! Like last time, you can divide your purchase between the developers and our two favorite charities: the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Child's Play Charity. However, new this time is a customizable "Humble Tip" which goes to fund a new company Jeff and myself recently started: Humble Bundle, Inc. We have some humble ideas on how to change digital distribution that we're going to try out.

Don't worry though, this should not change anything for Wolfire fans. This is just putting a different label on what we've already been doing for some time. It makes it more clear that the core Wolfire team developing Overgrowth is really David and Aubrey, while Jeff and myself will be able to make Humble Bundles even if a Wolfire game is not inside of it. We will still be around helping out though, as we have been during the development of the Humble Indie Bundle 2.

Please make sure to spread the word by tweeting, clicking the like button on the YouTube video, and sharing the bundle on Facebook.

I think my beard may make a reappearance this week as I probably won't have time to shave. Though this year instead of trying to man the live chat by myself there will be reinforcements from friends, and fellow game developers.

The Humble Indie Bundle 2 won't be around forever so check it out now!

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Nyx

Nyx

Oct 4, 2013 Singleplayer Map 1 comment

Your newest attempt to save Princess begins tonight. Good luck!

Tim's Modyssee

Tim's Modyssee

Jan 29, 2012 Singleplayer Map 6 comments

Tim's mOdyssee version 1.06b is finally here. All worlds are complete. Your newest attempt to save the Princess begins now. Enjoy!

silverbraid

silverbraid

Oct 30, 2011 Singleplayer Map 7 comments

Silverbraid is a new levels pack for braid game. The goal is to give a new experience with new ideas.

Braid Editor Universe Tools

Braid Editor Universe Tools

Apr 15, 2009 SDK 0 comments

For information on how to start and use the Braid Universe Tools, make sure you click the link to the official tutorial on ModDB, which you can find after...

Braid demo

Braid demo

Apr 11, 2009 Demo 1 comment

Braid is a puzzle-platformer, drawn in a painterly style, where you can manipulate the flow of time in strange and unusual ways. From a house in the city...

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gaspy05
gaspy05 Dec 19 2011, 9:06am says:

Waiting fo demo linux!!

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nmepntgrm
nmepntgrm Apr 16 2012, 4:05am replied:

I am waiting too!

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spayder26
spayder26 Dec 29 2011, 12:11pm replied:

bump

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balasar0451
balasar0451 Nov 2 2011, 11:04am says:

this game is ace. I will admit World 3 and 4 is driving me bonkers :D

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rioninja
rioninja Sep 24 2011, 12:06pm says:

I'm enjoying this one so far. It's style and gameplay might not be for everyone, but it's very well done.

My only complaints are the lack of joystick support, and lack of graphical configuration options. I don't understand why joystick support was ommited, since it was obviously designed with joystick control in mind, having been first released on consoles. It's a (partly) platformer for crying out loud!
The lack of graphical control options just seems like laziness to me though. Why should I have to open up the config file in a text editor in order to run it in it's native resolution?

I haven't played it long enough to give it an honest rating yet, but I really do like it so far. These two issues are gonna keep me from rating it as high as I would like to though. I hope it gets an update!

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beefheartvliet
beefheartvliet Nov 19 2011, 4:55am replied:

I can't say I have tried it, but I was reading about an application to allow you to map keys to joystick movements, thus allowing you to run games with a joystick where it was not before possible! This was for ubuntu, in fact, let's stop being lazy and ill see if i can find some info. Do a google search for Rejoystick. I'm not sure what the rules are as to regards linking to a page. Hope that helps :-)

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nawwashere
nawwashere Oct 22 2011, 5:49pm replied:

I agree. Got this with the Humble Bundle and was kind of dissappointed by the low resolution. Then, when i launched it with -width and -height it ran slow big time.

Hoping for an update, wouldn't hold my breath though. But seriously this game is too awesome for me to complain too much :D

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KameZero
KameZero Sep 25 2011, 3:06pm replied:

Well, you don't HAVE to use the config file. It has resolution switches to! (-width and -height)

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RavensKrag
RavensKrag Sep 23 2011, 8:07am says:

Only voted a 9 because of that glitch with the puzzle pieces. I'll change my vote later if I notice it's been fixed.

So glad to see that the Linux version is available through Desura now as well.

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RequiemLux
RequiemLux Sep 17 2011, 10:43am says:

beautiful game!

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It would be very difficult to adequately put into words how much I enjoyed Braid. It has, without a doubt, left a lasting impact on what I expect from indie games, raising my expectations to a level that only a handful of other games can possibly complete with. In terms of gameplay, Braid is original, refreshing and clever to the point where I was stuck for a good half hour in places and, I am ashamed to say, had to resort to a guide to finish certain levels. Some of the puzzles are fiendishly difficult…

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