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KnotBot is a charming short programming game that gets quite complex later on. No missable achievements. Can be completed in under an hour with a guide, otherwise, it will take a lot longer.


Approximate amount of time to 100%: With a guide the completion time is under 1h, without it can increase quite a lot
Estimated achievement difficulty: 1/10 with a guide 7/10 without a guide
Minimum number of playthroughs needed: 1
Is there a good guide available: Yes, Brachragon made this very nice guide
Multiplayer achievements: No
Missable achievements: No
Grinding Achievements: No
DLC-Only achievements: No
Time-gated achievements: No
RNG-achievements: No
Does difficulty affect achievements: No difficulty option
Unobtainable/glitched achievements: No

KnotBot is a very cute programming game, which gets quite challenging if you try to go for the achievements and with that for all the gold socks. You start out very basic with just some programming tools to move the character, but every few levels you get new tools that you need to complete the next levels. This can be things like a sword to fight enemies, or the ability to grab or drop items, but also things like creating a loop in the “code”.

If you use a guide this game is very short, but the programming gets quite complex, so without the guide, you might need a lot longer to figure out the solutions, especially within the given amount of steps to collect the golden socks.



This review for KnotBot was written on 20 March 2021, based on the current Steam version of the game which has 13 achievements at the time of writing this review. This information can be outdated, for example, when the developer adds or removes achievements or releases (new) DLC.

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