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A project to save a devastated world, turned into a disaster of its own. A decade later, four people return to the desert that used to be the Aral Sea, each for his or her own reasons. In the form of a platform adventure game switching between characters with very different abilities, Residue tells the story of the people who tried to change everything, and how it ended up changing them. Residue is also a ghost from our past; the project around which we formed as a group, long before we started calling ourselves The Working Parts. After some years of development and a host of other projects (our entire catalog, really) coming in between, this is the year when we get to take you with us on our journey into the Aral Sea.

Residue is done


Residue is done

After years of development, Residue will finally be released on Desura on Monday, May 6! We invite everyone to take part in this pivotal point for The Working Parts.

Apr 27, 2013 News
sakanaou Aug 4 2014, 4:41am said:

I saw that the game made it on Steam. Congratulations for that!
Would it be possible to get Steam keys for owners of Desura copies?
Thanks in advance!

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Velonok Oct 19 2013, 2:27pm said:

Chapter 8 where is bird to unlock art bonus? I replay this chapter 3 times and don't see bird, most of chapter is underwater so search for bird with Nikolai.
Any little hint?

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eyecreate May 23 2013, 2:09pm said:

Looks neat! You guys should port this to MonoGame and take advantage of the multiplatform support.

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TheWorkingParts May 26 2013, 4:28pm replied:

Thanks! We've actually been looking into that just recently, now that development is done. Look forward to (hopefully, fingers crossed!) seeing either Residue, They Breathe or both on some new places!

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Corelliz May 11 2013, 1:14am said:

Does anyone know of a walkthrough for this game? I'm having difficulty with the controls of Emile. I'm stuck in a place that's mostly dark, jumping and grabboing, but can't get anywhere - not even back to where I came from. Quite frustrating.

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Selyp May 3 2013, 3:06am said:

Residue was featured on my Indie Showcase! Really enjoying what I've played so far. The story seems intriguing, well-presented, and unique! - Youtube.com

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rottenhedgehog Nov 29 2012, 4:42am said:

You have a weak spot for water ;) And strange settings and characters. I love what you do.

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Want to know more about the setting and inspiration for Residue? Here's a fascinating read about the Aral Sea: T.co 9hours 21mins ago
We're now part of the latest @Flyingbundle! Get They Breathe along with 10 other indie games for just $4 (or more!): T.co Feb 27 2015, 3:44pm
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And a Steam code for They Breathe: J9VII-P7TXE-9GITY where X is the first letter of the last name of our graphics artists! Feb 13 2015, 5:41pm
1900 followers! Yay! Here's a Steam code for Residue: R37I3-BWN6H-XIZ24 where X is the number of games we've released on Steam so far. Feb 13 2015, 5:37pm
Don't forget you can still pick our game Residue along with 9 other indie games for a crazy low price @bundlestars T.co Feb 13 2015, 5:20pm
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