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Gambiarra means 'Workaround' in Portuguese
OlpcProject.png Alexandre Y. Harano, Fábio Navarro, Gabriel Marcondes and Luiz Irber

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Gambiarra is an Incredible Machine-like game developed during Game Jam Brasil 2007.


The interface is meant to be really simple, and all the menus and commands are visual, with no text. This way even children that didn't learn how to read yet can play it.



See it at youtube.

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A pretty stable version, while we don't release it officialy:

We really recommend that you take a look in the next section, and download the code from git repository.

Code released at Game Jam end:

They put it with the wrong name on the server, rename to gambiarra.tar.bz2 .


The code is hosted here at GitHub:

To get a copy of the repository, run

$ git clone git://

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