Deponia is a point-and-click adventure game following the misadventures of Rufus, a guy with wild dreams of escaping his village Kuvaq, located on a junk covered world called Deponia. Developed by Daedalic Entertainment and published on 27 January 2012 in Germany for Windows and Mac, the original game was entirely in German and was the first in a planned trilogy of games by Daedalic with the second, Chaos on Deponia, being published on 12 October 2012 in Germany and the third Goodbye Deponia, being published on 15 October 2013. The English version of the first game was released on 7 August 2012 with entirely new voice acting across the board.
Deponia received generally positive scores from reviewers, with 74 out of 100 being listed on Metacritic. However, higher scores were given by users, with a score of 8.4.