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The Library of Babel

The Library of Babel is a 2D stealth platform game which takes us to the world where humanity is extinct and Earth is inhabited by robots. Game focuses on hiding and the gameplay is varied by puzzles.

Arcade | science fiction | Stealth | platform | Post Apocalypse | 2D | adventure elements | indie games | side-scroll

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The Library of Babel is a 2D platform game with strong stealth game elements. The project was developed by Tanuki Game Studio.


The game's scenario is inspired by The Library of Babel, a short story by Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. The action of the game takes place 20 thousand years after the extinction of the human species. In the vision of the future presented by the authors, the Earth is inhabited by robots that have lost most of the knowledge of their creators.

This world was filled with harmony for a long time, but it is threatened by the discovery of the ancient library of Babel, containing all the texts both from the past and those that are yet to be written. The player takes on the role of a robot named Ludovik, who is sent to this structure to investigate a murder and discover the reasons for the library's sudden closure.

Game mechanics

The Library of Babel is a stealth platform game. We explore 2D maps, overcome obstacles and avoid dangers.

Our hero is not strong in a direct combat. Therefore, it is crucial to avoid enemies by sneaking and using acrobatic abilities of Ludovik.

The game features adventure game elements. The player can talk with encountered characters and collect items, which he later uses to solve logic puzzles.

Game modes

The game has a single player mode only.

Technical aspects

The Library of Babel features an attractive 2D graphics made in a comic book style.

Last updated on 07 April 2023

Game mode: single player  

Age restrictions The Library of Babel: 12+

The Library of Babel System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core i5-2300 2.8 GHz
  • 8 GB RAM
  • graphic card 512 MB GeForce 8800 / Radeon HD 4850 or better
  • 6 GB HDD
  • Windows 7
  • Recommended:
  • Intel Core i5
  • 16 GB RAM
  • graphic card 1 GB GeForce 8800 GT / Radeon HD 4850 or better
  • 6 GB HDD
  • Windows 7/8/10 64-bit
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