Scrap Mechanic for COMPUTER is a multiplayer app with an begin globe where the user constructs complex machines. There are both the creative and survival minigame modes accessible. It is the debut of Axolot Minigames. The app was released on Steam as an Early Access product and has been further developed through subsequent upgrades.
In Scrap Mechanic for COMPUTER, we play as a robot mechanic sent to a fully automatized agricultural planet to fix and maintain the machines there. Unfortunately, the protagonist loses control over the spacecraft and crashes, only to figure out that the machines responsible for cultivating the lands and sending the meal to human worlds went berserk. The protagonist has to survive the attacks of mechanics on his own, having only the knowledge of robots on his side.
The gameplay in Scrap Mechanic for COMPUTER combines features of sandboxes such as Rust or Hurtworld with construction of machines known from apps such as Besiege. Thus, the gameplay consists mainly of gathering resources and building various kinds of machines - the gamer is given a lot of freedom in this aspect. To do all of that, the gamer has certain programs like a hammer or a device that urls various elements together. The app features over a hundred parts, so each mechanic can live their dream here, for one can build vehicles, rovers or such ridiculous structures as houses on wheels. Apart from the primary parts such as wheels or body parts, the user can also search more complex elements like engines, suspensions, switches or sensors. An inherent supporting device for a beginning mechanic-inventor is the portable lift. Tutorials offered by the creators are also very helpful for they explain everything that concerns putting the gamers concepts into practice. Also, the gameplay is cooperation-oriented.
The creators aim to contain two app modes: the creative and the survival mode. The first mode is accessible in the Early Access ver. It focuses on gratis exploration and constructing various machines without restrictions. This mode allows only to see the capabilities of the users in-game creations in terms of navigation across the virtual environment. The survival mode introduces threats - an units of crazy robots that await the users misstep. In this mode, the gamer has to gather resources by disassembling the encountered structures and machines. Then they have to figure out how to repel the upcoming opponent attacks. The minigame does not feature Gamer against User combat. However, this can change in the full ver release or future upgrades.
Scrap Mechanic for COMPUTER has cartoonish stylistics and incredibly colourful graphics. It is worth noticing that the protagonist resembles a gnome - a fantasy monster that specializes in engineering. The app globe is relatively huge and consisting mainly of forests and a mountain range. Additionally, the app allows to re-shape the environment to a certain degree, similarly to Minecraft and a several another sandboxes.