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The Stanley Parable

Mod DB now offers the debut release of The Stanley Parable, described as a mod for Half-Life 2, though HL2 is not actually required since it can be played using the free Source SDK (thanks BlueWolf72). Here's a trailer and here's the intentionally minimal description:

The Stanley Parable is an experimental narrative-driven first person game. It is an exploration of choice, freedom, storytelling and reality, all examined through the lens of what it means to play a video game.

You will make a choice that does not matter.

You will follow a story that has no end.

You will play a game you cannot win.

...it's actually best if you don't know anything about it before you play it :D!

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4. Re: The Stanley Parable Aug 5, 2011, 14:03 reisub
 
I played this last night and really enjoyed it. Made me think of a more interactive, less esoteric version of Dear Esther. Quite polished too.  
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