The Swapper is a very interesting puzzle-exploration game with a fun gameplay mechanic: you can create duplicates of yourself in order to solve puzzles. There are limits to how many duplicates you can make, but other than that you’re free to try new solutions for puzzles as you go. You can also swap control between each version, which does make me wonder, which one is the original? Are they all copies in the end?
The game does things very different for its trophies, as you can read from this excerpt from my review:
As for the trophies, the game has ten trophies in total, but not a single one is obtained from progressing through the game (or from finishing it). Instead, all are awarded for finding hidden computer terminals that are in hard to reach locations that will demand that you think outside the box. Sure, this is not what trophy hunters are used to, but it does make finding a hidden computer terminal even more rewarding. Just be warned that all trophies are to be considered missable since there is a point late in the game when you can’t go back (this is when you’ve collected all orbs and are about to activate the final terminal).
You can read the original review right here.
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