The Basement Collection

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The Basement Collection
Developer(s) Edmund McMillen
Publisher(s) Valve Corporation
Designer(s) Edmund McMillen
Tyler Glaiel
William Good
Eli Piilonen
Tommy Refenes
Florian Himsl
Artist(s) Edmund McMillen
Composer(s) Danny Baranowsky
Platform(s) Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X
Release date(s) August 31, 2012
Mode(s) Single-player

The Basement Collection is a compilation of Edmund McMillen's Flash games released on August 31, 2012.[1][2] The games were remade with added features and music tracks.


The games in the collection include:

  • Triachnid (2006), a physics spider simulation game
  • Coil (2008), an experimental game
  • Meat Boy (2008), a Super Meat Boy predecessor
  • Aether (2008), a space adventure game
  • Grey-Matter (2008), an anti-shooter game
  • Spewer (2009), a liquid physics platform game
  • Time Fcuk (2009), a dark puzzle game

Unlockable content includes:

  • The Lonely Hermit (2001), a child's story (unlocked by completing Triachnid)
  • AVGM (2009), an experimental "Abusive Video Game Manipulation" joke mini-game (unlocked by completing Coil)
  • Meat Boy (map pack) (2008), the Meat Boy game with different maps (unlocked by completing Meat Boy)
  • The Box, scans of Edmund McMillen's art at 3–5 years-old that were found in a box kept by his grandmother (unlocked by completing Aether)
  • Thicker Than Water, a 65-page virtual comic about Edmund McMillen's childhood (unlocked by completing Spewer)
  • The Chest, eight years of drawings from Edmund McMillen's sketchbooks (unlocked by completing Time Fcuk)

Additionally, under steamapps/common/basement/moregames, four other games can be found:

  • Carious Weltling (2003)
  • Clubby the seal (2004), a side-scrolling action game
  • Carious Weltling 2 (2005)
  • Dumpling (2005)

Most of the content was previously published at Newgrounds:



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