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Play this: be a Roomba in 'Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013'

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"A journey through an apartment cleaning up the dust of man."

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It's a question we've all asked ourselves at some point: What would it be like to be a Roomba? Now we finally have an answer thanks to Stolidus Simulations' Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013. "The simulator puts you in the shoes of a robot vacuum cleaner," the official site explains, "and sends you on a journey through an apartment cleaning up the dust of man." And that journey plays exactly how you'd imagine, as you slowly (so slowly) make your way through a house, sucking up dust bunnies under chairs and couches while cool jazz plays in the background. There's even a two-player mode so that you can suck with friends.

Surprisingly, the game is actually a sequel: Robot Vacuum Simulator 2012 launched last year, but the 2013 edition takes the series into three dimensions, fully immersing players in what it's really like to be a robotic vacuum cleaner. It's hard to dispute the developer's claim that it's "the most realistic robot vacuum simulator ever." Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013 is available as a free download for both Windows and Mac at the source link below.