Time Machine
Time Machine HD






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Available in

Scribblenauts, Super Scribblenauts, Scribblenauts Remix, Scribblenauts Unlimited Scribblenauts Unmasked

The time machine is one of many Easter eggs in the Scribblenauts games. It is known to transport the player to various places in time. Anything that the player is holding will be transported as well.

Time Machine

Time Machine in the original Scribblenauts

In Super Scribblenauts, there are five different levels that can be manually accessed and two random secret levels, both of which are triggered rarely. The first secret level is a copy of the first level of Scribblenauts (with a Starite that is collectable), while the second has Maxwell seeing another Maxwell use another Time Machine.

In Scribblenauts Remix, the time machine will reset the playground.

In Scribblenauts Unlimited, the time machine doesn't take you anywhere. Instead, it makes the screen have a sepia coloring, plays old-fashioned music, and places a moustache and a top hat on your avatar as if you are in an old movie. Destroyed something that was there before you used the time machine and returning to the present will cause the disappearance of the object. You will encounter one during The Saurus Park.

Description of the rooms


Super Scribblenauts

Time Warps

Secret Levels

  • A1-1: A replica of an action level 1-1 in Scribblenauts. This level can appear as a Time Machine warp area in Super Scribblenauts, but the chances are extremely low (4.5% or less). To find all 121 Starites, Maxwell must visit this area. This version features an exact replica of Maxwell (Not clone). It looks like a normal Maxwell, and it briskly steps to the left and right. It can be modified with adjectives, but it can't be identified with Identify Mode or spawned normally. The secret starite sits on the tree.
  • Outer Universe: An ever rarer chance (less than 4.5%) on getting this room. There is the time machine you came out of, and another time machine next to it. It also features an exact replica of Maxwell (Not clone) runs from off-screen to the other time machine and transports away. After a few seconds later, the time machine explodes.


  • The time machine in Super Scribblenauts may be the only easter egg to have another easter egg in it.
  • In Scribblenauts, it can be interacted with and mounted. However, in ''Super Scribblenauts, it is time warped.
  • In Super Scribblenauts if you get to the two time machines, and get the other time machine, the lens will not detect it.
  • The secret levels in Scribblenauts are shown as University T0-1, while in Super Scribblenauts they are shown as 1-1.
  • In Super Scribblenauts, if any adjective is applied to a Time Machine and then another Time Machine is used to warp away, then the other Time machine will have whatever adjectives your one has when you come back (or none, if yours has none).
  • In Super Scribblenauts, you can time travel to a place and take an item back to the present with you. But, if you do it again, you should only have one of that item in the present since you took it before the Past Maxwell could.
  • Most of the normal levels in Super Scribblenauts (All but Egypt) have 2 characters fighting each other. In the Medieval stage, the knight on the warhorse will always kill the other knight, whereas in the others both are invincible.
  • In Super Scribblenauts, completing all levels in challenge mode seems to increase the chances of getting the secret levels in the time machine (About one in every ten tries)
  • In Super Scribblenauts, if you get a Mad Scientist activating a LHC, if you time travel in the time, a Black Hole appears, you will get into the time warp you chose, but when you go back to the present, the Black Hole will push you and the Time Machine will kill you. Later you can't go to the Sandbox, or you will be killed again by the Black Hole.


  • In Scribblenauts, drag the teleporter as soon as you teleport with the teleporter. It will create a colour loop (temporary) and sound loop glitch. If you destroy it and summon a new one will have no effect. This glitch seems to be fixed in Super Scribblenauts, as you cannot drag out objects when in use.
Teleporter glitch

Maxwell and the background in a colour loop

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