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Make any ‘thing’ you like with Mini Maker: Make a Thing!

Watch the announcement trailer for Casa Rara’s debut, due out in 2022
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

November 10th, Montreal, Quebec - Indie studio Casa Rara has released the reveal trailer for their debut title Mini Maker: Make a Thing, a scrappy workshop simulator slated for release on PC via Steam in 2022. 

A hero thing, a monster thing, a robo thing… in Mini Maker, you can make any ‘thing’! Use an arsenal of plastic limbs, wonky tools, rainbow stickers and googly eyes to assemble creations, please demanding clients, and laugh in the face of good taste, in a wonderfully wonky workshop sim where nothing is perfect but everything is ‘good enough’!

‘Mini Maker is all about learning to love mistakes,’ said creative director Ruben Farrus. ‘If you’re the kind of person who tries to do everything perfectly, you need this game! And by you, I mean me. I am a terrible perfectionist. I need this game.’



  • Express yourself! - Complete unhinged commissions however you can, using whatever you have at hand.
  • NO Undo Button! - Ctrl-Z can’t help you now. Commit to each decision and learn to roll with the punches.
  • Go shopping! - Spend your earnings on special upgrades and create bigger, crazier, more ambitious things.
  • Deal with haters! - Fend off vandals or ignore them and see what "statement" they leave on your precious thing.
  • Couch Collab! - Test your friendships with 2-player couch co-op challenges, working together to make some butt-ugly things.
  • Share your creations! - Use the built-in video recorder to share your creations with friends, foes, and the world wide web.

About Casa Rara Studio
Based in Montreal, Casa Rara Studio is a crack team of game developers and recovering perfectionists from around the world. The Casa Rara team has worked on celebrated games like Spiritfarer, Journey to the Savage Planet, and Papo & Yo. Their debut title Mini Maker: Make a Thing is scheduled to release in 2022.

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