Wonderfully fun game. I played with a controllerr and found the almost constant vibrating of the controller to be very annoying though. The controls were a bit clunky too. I still enjoyed it very much. Great puzzles.
A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
"I was in love with GNOG the second I saw it"-Rock Paper Shotgun
"Weird and wonderful..." -Polygon
"This is such a joyful game, I'm not sure it's possible to leave it without feeling uplifted." -Destructoid
"It's a kooky idea brought about with lots of style and verve..." -Eurogamer
GNOG is a playful puzzle game about exploring monstrous virtual toys. Press, pull, slide, grab, click, and rotate every GNOG head to uncover its secrets!
- 9 musical levels with whimsical puzzles to discover
- A dynamic soundtrack composed by Marskye
- Each level a unique hand-crafted experience
- Play in standard mode or with optional VR support. Seamlessly switch between VR and standard play!
GNOG is a 3D puzzle game set in a tactile world of toys and secrets. Point, click, grab, poke, spin, pull, and play with uniquely charming monster heads as you explore the hidden worlds inside them. Filled with eye-catching designs, playful interactions, and a rich, reactive soundtrack, the hand-crafted heads come to life in either standard play or in VR.
Inspired by real-world toy designs, every GNOG head is a miniature world to discover. Grab a bookcase and spin it to reveal a hidden pile of coins, slide levers to navigate a damaged ship through outer space, crank a wheel to cook a stew on the stove – each playful interaction generates lively feedback and surprising consequences. Set to a relaxing and dynamic soundtrack that evolves with each level, the surreal worlds and joyful puzzles of GNOG will have you turning heads.
VR (Oculus Rift and Vive support)
|Release date||Jul 17, 2018|
|Made with||IndieCade, Unity|
|Tags||Colorful, indiecade, indiecade-2017, Music, Non violent, Point & Click, Relaxing, Virtual Reality (VR)|
|Average session||About a half-hour|
|Languages||Arabic, Danish, German, English, Spanish; Castilian, Finnish, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish|
|Inputs||Mouse, Gamepad (any), Oculus Rift, Smartphone, HTC Vive|
|Mentions||itch.io Recommends: Gnog, moon adventure...|
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I figured out my issue. My laser mouse kept activating, making everything work poorly. Works much better with it securely flat on a surface! Me had a dumbz. Great game! Mouse is easier to use than controller though, just because it is faster to move the cursor around.
Nice game! Very unique and playful. Everything in it seems alive like a small pieces world you can look into for short amount of time. It is very well done and deserves all the praises it can get.
If you search the store and filter on VR this game does not show up.
Thats a missed chance to sell and promote this game.
I played it on EPIC and its a great game
Not for trackpad but other than that, a wonderful, calm, cute game.
how to play this on IOS system?
So cute, huge fan. Loved the music too!
absolutely beautiful in every way!
lovely game :)
Really enjoyed this puzzle game. Such a nice distraction, fun visuals and great music/sounds. Excellent work to the creators!
This game is beautiful! I adored the music especially. Took me about an hour and a half to finish it.
Great game, beautifully designed and crafted!
Beautiful game with brilliant sound design and music. I had so much fun pushing lots of buttons and solving little puzzles. Highly reccomended!
how do you start the game so that it goes to vr . the gnog launch vr shortcut doesnt work
Loved it! The animations are truly great.
very nice game! the dream logic works because of the toy-like mechanics. Clever and colorful!
very cute and fun game! you never know what to expect next and it's always a delight to find out :)
This game is truly amazing!! Huge props to everyone involved in the project... I wanted to ask since this game has an android port, would the team be open to porting this game too for Windows ARM? (i.e. Surface Pro X, and other ARMPC Win devices)
I tired running the game through an emulation layer but sadly it's very choppy on my end, and it would bean so much of this was an option available for this and upcoming episodes. If your team can't I understand, but I figured I;'d ask since I am truly in love with this game's.
I thought this was an amazing game! The puzzles kind of remind me of the type of things you would find in an escape room. Great animation, music, and puzzles are hard enough for me to be interesting, but not so impossible that I got frustrated at any point (though I did need to take out a pen and paper for at least one of these). Definitely worth the play, and I would definitely play again if I ever get a VR setup.
this game is beautiful in every way
I love this game SOO much!
Brilliant music and sounds and instills a real sense of discovery and physical puzzle solving.
My only frustration was mastering turning dials as the direction i needed to move the mouse seemed to change at the halfway point instead of just moving my mouse all in one direction for the whole turn of the dial.
Such a lovely game ! I see that it has Oculus Rift support, would that include Quest or no ?
This is such a visually pleasing game, it's like digital fidget gadgets that require your attention to complete (if you don't get stuck hovering your mouse over all the reactive environment pieces ofc). This is so well done and makes me happy :)
very epic game, like a living devil's lock, love it
Me encanto el juego, un juego rápido, con un arte muy bonito, música y ambientación muy buena, una dificultad no muy difícil pero tampoco tan fácil, un juego muy bueno y recomendado
Hello, the game is so juicy and chill! Pretty good work there! That's a 5 stars for me.
This was so unique and fun! The colors, the music, and of course the puzzles were incredibly entertaining. Glad I played it. Would recommend it to anyone who is looking for a puzzle game.
Love this one. The music box was my favourite.
I think it's a wonderful game. I played it with my 5 years old son, and we both enjoyed it. Especially because there is no explanation, so you have to find yourself what to do.
Thanks for this game !
this is such a good game, so sad I finished it all at once :')
this game is soooo pretty and the sound design is amazing. The visuals and the sound together makes for an amazing experience. I absolutely loved it and was so delighted the whole time
For those trying to launch this in VR in Windows and having trouble with the included shortcut pointing to a nonexistent file, here's how I fixed that:
1. Find GNOG.exe in its install location; right click, and 'Create shortcut'
2. Right click the newly created shortcut and open Properties
3. In the Shortcut properties window, in the Target field, add "--launchvr" without the quotes to the end.
4. Click OK. Use this modified shortcut to open the app, and haaaave fuuuuun
Think of Gnog not as a traditional puzzle game, but as a collection of digital toys / complex puzzle boxes. You basically tinker with a bunch of them and use trial and error to make them work. That sounds kinda weird as a game, but it felt as wonderful in the same way as playing with toys as a child. Plus the superb art direction and music really elevated the experience. My only criticism it the short length and that the mouse control could use some tightening in a few places, but those are far from a deal breaker.
A short but absolutely delightful experience.
Very serene gameplay.
Quirky, imaginative, and satisfying. Definitely worth playing.
Bought this on steam ages ago and it's a delight. Tactile, satisfying, and just great all around.
Wonderfully inventive, imaginative and other worldly! There is no other game like GNOG. The game was an absolute joy to play w/my 6 yr old daughter. The game's puzzles appealed to both of us, and the vivid almost gooey like visuals and soundtrack were just perfect. We'd love if there was a soundtrack available.
Anyway, congrats to all those involved in its production. Simply flawless execution and we even played through the entire game in Linux using the Windows binary via Wine!
Hope there are plays for GNOG 2!
Great game! Puzzles were challenging but not to the point that it's unsolvable. Really love the soundtrack as well.
really enjoyed this but the game wouldnt unlock additional levels after i finished the burglar one. gonna try to maybe redownload it at a later time
i thought this had happened with mine but when i scrolled left instead of right i enjoyed that it had just moved underground in a different direction.
The cursor doesn't show up and I can't do anything other than esc to the menue