Czech studio Amanita Design (Samorost series) is now accepting preorders for its forthcoming hand-drawn adventure game, Machinarium, releasing October 2009. The PC and Mac title, which took home the Excellence In Visual Art award at IGF 2009, is the studio's first full-length project.

To entice gamers to preorder, Amanita is offering a $3 discount ($17 insgtead of $20) and a free copy of Machinarium's soundtrack. Those who reserve Machinarium will also immediately receive a "Preorder Pack" with five high resolution picture and five MP3 tracks from the soundtrack.

You can read our interview with Amanita's founder and designer Jakub Dvorsk√Ĺ, which delves into the developer's animation techniques, unused ideas, and similarities to Wall-E.