Summary: As I have previously stated in a review about Crazy Machines Gold Edition, I bought this for my grandson. I had an earlier version of this game and he loved it. He started playing it when he was 5 (it was an earlier, easier version).
Demo available if you are concerned about compatibility
Sue Ellen B., Amazon
23 October 2011
Summary: My son and I have enjoyed Crazy Machines 1 and 1.5, and we want more! I was initially concerned about purchasing Crazy Machines 2 because of all the comments about incompatibility with relatively new PCs. So, I searched with Google and found a downloadable demo.
Flat Out Excellent Brain Work and Creative Thinking Game
Happy Reader, Amazon
2 September 2010
Summary: This game is excellent for all ages. It's a game where inventiveness and thinking outside the box is crucial. You don't have to be a teenager with rapid-fire reflexes to excel. I'm an over-50 Mom and I have as much fun and do as well as my teenagers.
Summary: I am a disabled machinist/ mechanic, and I miss the trade terribly, but with this humorous puzzle game I am able to tinker, if only virtually. This is a lighthearted brainteaser. If you enjoy playing with gears, pulleys, explosives then this game is for you. A++++
Summary: Hi, yet another great version, I definitely recommend it. Regarding the installation and working of the software, you need a graphics card that supports DirectX 9 or higher (I got one that supports version 10). You need it anyway when you e.g.
Summary: My son, like most boys, enjoys playing video games. So i try to at least steer him in the direction of games that include problem solving and are thought provoking. Crazy Machines 2 is really fantastic in this respect.