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Call for Beta Testers!

Took us quite a while - but we're almost there! If everything goes well, we'll be releasing Typoman for SteamOS + Linux on February 10th!

We tested the game thoroughly on Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS and latest SteamOS. We're not expecting any major bugs, but would appreciate your help in polishing the game before we release it in February!

Would you like to play the game for free on your system? Should work on any Linux distribution that's greater than Ubuntu 12.xx.xx or compatible.

Please apply for beta testing via [email protected] asap!

Your Brainseed Factory


About the Game

Inspired by the life of devoted writers Typoman takes you on a journey to explore the power of words in the everlasting battle between good and evil. You slip into the role of a character made of letters, struggling to make your way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small stature you have a powerful gift: You can craft words which will have an effect on the environment. But you'll have to choose your words wisely - they can either be a blessing ...or a curse!

Game features at a glance

  • Wield the power of altering the world by by creating, changing or destroying words

  • Solve ingenious and challenging puzzles with a unique aesthetic mix of typography and pen & ink graphics

  • Captivating, carefully drafted, on-the-fly told story using witty word puzzles and puns

  • Surreal, atmospheric game world

  • Featuring Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Leaderboards and Achievements

  • Distinct soundtrack specifically composed for the game

What has been said about Typoman

Gaming Nexus 85%

Great core concept, clever puzzles, stark, haunting aesthetic

The Gaming Ground 90%

A solid game for those who love words, puzzles & platformers

Gaming Trend 80%

Intriguing & atmospheric world, immersive sights & sounds

IGN Italia 87%

An Indie with personality, style and a very intriguing gameplay

Cubed3 80%

A genuinely original idea, a breathing world and a good flow

Awards & Recognition

  • "Featured at Indie Game Revolution" EMP Museum, Seattle

  • "Beste Inszenierung / Best Production" German Video Game Awards 2016, Munich

  • "Finalist Indie Prize 2016 Showcase" Casual Connect Europe 2016, Amsterdam

  • "Best Casual Game" Game Connection Development Awards 2015, San Francisco

  • "Nominee for Best Game, Best Indie Game, Best Sound, Best Game Design, Best Console Game" German Dev Awards 2015, Cologne

  • "Winner Best Art Style" Gaming Trend's Best of E3 2015 Awards, Los Angeles

  • "Winner Best of Quo Vadis 2015" Best of Quo Vadis Show, Berlin

  • "Nominee Best Indie Game" gamescom award 2015, Cologne

About Brainseed Factory

Brainseed Factory is an independent game studio based in Germany's former capital city Bonn. It was founded by Bilal Chbib and is made up of 7 creative minds and gaming enthusiasts who love playing but also creating unique memorable games. With Brainseed Factory's debut title Typoman the studio managed to secure awards and nominations at industry events worldwide.



Feel free to contact us for review keys and everything else via [email protected]


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