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The Stanley Parable is a simple game about storytelling. You will be told a story and then you will be asked to make a choice, except that the choice will not matter. No, sorry, my mistake, the choice matters a great deal. Or maybe...is it that the story doesn't matter? Wait, let me check my notes...

Yes, it says right here. “The Stanley Parable: A simple game about story that makes perfect sense.” Surely that's what it is. I hope. Oh good god I hope that's what The Stanley Parable is. It's just that sometimes I'm so confused, I'm so lost...what is this game? I just want to understand. I don't want to feel alone. Please...can you help me understand what's going on?

The Stanley Parable will be released on Steam for Mac and PC in October 2013

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The Stanley Parable is available for purchase RIGHT FREAKING NOW!! Through launch week the game will be 20% off! Store.steampowered.com

4 years in the works, and we're finally here. Thank you everyone for all your love and support, it means more than I could ever say.

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yaminihi Jun 22 2014 says:

One of the most peculiar games I have ever played... Everyone should give this one a try, it's not a game experience that you can easily forget.

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HackCHECKer Jun 5 2014 says:

I had very confusing and interesting game experience with this game!Guys you gotta buy this if you want this experience,I'm sure NOBODY,EVER felt the same in another game!

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stephenmbanham Dec 12 2013 says:

Hey! We're doing an Indie Of The Year special series on the Top 100! And we featured your game!

Check it out? Youtu.be

Thank you so much in advance! and we hope you like the video!

Alot of team effort went into it! So if you could help us out and spread the word we'd be so grateful and thanks again for your amazing game!!!

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LordIheanacho Oct 26 2013 says:

Hey guys, I noticed an update that was going to change the art style of the game due to 2 people becoming offended because of the intro video.
My response to them - Ignore them. You still have a lot of people that like the game regardless. It's not even meant to offend anyone afterall.

Here is this video to better explain why: Youtube.com

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Skatez Oct 25 2013 says:

Why I have a weirs feeling I got to something awesome?
Also found one amazing ending:

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nowac2645 Oct 22 2013 says:

The adventure line is actually kind of creepy...

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Theevina Oct 20 2013 says:

This should be marked as released. I want to vote and add my official review without having to put it on the mod page.

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sweetbeast Oct 20 2013 says:

Just baught it ;D i have heard that this is a must buy xD

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SladeTheGameBreaker Oct 31 2013 replied:

Wait you gotta buy dis game?!?!?!?!!?!
Aww... sjit

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The Stanley Parable
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Released Oct 19, 2013
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Highest Rated (3 agree) 10/10

Instead of having my traditional new-years wank I played this and was not disappointed in the least. So yes, this game is as enjoyable an experience, if not more so, than wanking.

Though really it is a great nongame with excellent commentary on how idiotic the games industry and gamers can often be. It's certainly worth getting and going through every last little corridor and finding every last 'ending.'

P.S. If you cheat your way to getting the Commitment or Go Outside achievements, die.

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