23rd September 2021
Indie studio Reckoner Industries and publisher The Iterative Collective are excited to announce that logic-based synthesizer-inspired puzzle/simulation game The Signal State will release on Steam for Windows and Mac on September 23rd.
In a post-apocalyptic future, you stand at the forefront of an agricultural revolution! Rebuild an abandoned farm by repairing its various machines and breathing new life into old technology using synthesizer modules in unique puzzle gameplay.
Manipulate inputs by using unique modules and patching cables via a simple drag-and-drop system.
Prove yourself as the best machine whisperer by completing more than 30 puzzles and competing in our leaderboards.
Customize it to your preference with color palettes for cables and 3 different wiring modes. Take immersion to the next level with designs by Papernoise, who has designed modules for Mutable Instruments, Hexinverter, WMD, etc.
In a future update, there will be a free-for-all playground without any constraint, create your own puzzles with a built-in puzzle designer, or access other players’ creations via the Steam Workshop.
"Finalist" - SEA Game Award, LEVEL UP KL 2021
"Nice." - Rock Paper Shotgun
"To me, it's a pretty impressive first outing for a new developer entering what is one of the most complex genres in PC gaming—the kind of fiddly logic puzzler with a very specific niche theme." -PCGamer
"The Signal State is one of the boldest games from the region as it dares to appeal to a niche market of galaxy brained gamers." - IGN Sea
Reckoner Industries was founded in Singapore in 2020 with the goal of creating expressive and innovative video games with unconventional systems and stories.
By taking influence from real world events and technologies, we hope to make games that explore ideas and systems often left unexplored.
The Iterative Collective is an incubator, developer, and publisher for indie games. It was founded in 2019 by two game developers who set out to tackle the problems faced by developers in the games industry.
With an experienced core team and industry veterans as mentors, we provide a holistic and structured approach to incubation and publishing of independent games. This incubation framework developed jointly with our mentors ensures that the game development studios we incubate produce games of a world-class standard.
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