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Prepare to experience the original man-on-the-run thriller in a completely new way. In this digital adaptation by The Story Mechanics, be transported back to 1914 London, where Richard Hannay finds himself framed for a murder he didn't commit. Now he must escape the Capital and stay alive long enough to solve the riddle of The 39 Steps. There are secrets to be discovered, locations to be explored and - above all - an incredible tale to be told in this ground-breaking interactive novel.

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JosephR15 Oct 10 2013, 7:26pm says:


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quillsaga Oct 9 2013, 1:27pm says:

I played the whole thing a short while ago, .left a review with my two cents so if anyone's interested you can check the review tab.

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OmegaBost2013 Sep 30 2013, 6:28pm says:

nice,its like to sherlock holmes story :)

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sfurybg May 3 2013, 11:42am says:

The game looks interesting but can you upload a video - I really have no idea what I'm up for.

A demo would be ideal, though. I don't know how it is for other people but I usually avoid buying games that don't have a demo so I can try them out for myself. The only other thing that could convince me real good I want to play it are lots of good reviews and probably video ones.

But really if as a developer you have the capability to make a demo of your game - that's the ideal case so people can decide for themselves, independent of reviewers opinions or the lack of such. :)

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Released Mar 28, 2013
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Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

I am rating this with the mindset of it being an interactive novel. The 39 Steps is a "digital adaptation" of the adventure novel of the same name that was published in 1915. I hadn't heard of the novel before getting this "interactive e-book", but it's been adapted a few times into movies and said to the an inspiration to the James Bond stories. The digital adaptation is divided into Events, like chapters in a book, which you can then go through in order, it's mostly reading with slideshow backgrounds…

Oct 9 2013, 1:25pm by quillsaga

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