Experimental Text Adventure Stories Untold Out Now
Independent developer No Code and text-based indie label Devolver Digital have released the experimental text adventure compilation tape Stories Untold. The game is available on PC via Steam, GOG and Humble for $9.99 / £6.99 / €9.99 with a 15% off discount through the first week of launch. [http://www.storiesuntoldgame.com].
“Stories Untold is so unbelievably intense that at one point I legitimately peed my absurdely expensive pants,” noted Devolver Digital CFO Fork Parker. “It’s surprisingly hard to get urine out of leather.”
Stories Untold is a compilation tape of four experimental text adventures, including a remaster of the original episode The House Abandon.
ABOUT NO CODE
No Code is an independent developer based on Glasgow, Scotland comprised of Jon McKellan, Omar Khan, Geoff Angus, and Graeme McKellan with help from Lee McKellan and Jack Perry. Jon and Graeme are brothers, Lee is married to Jon, Omar and Jon have been friends since age 3, and Omar rides a motorcycle each morning much to Jon’s dismay. The team’s previous experience includes work on notable games including Lead UI Designer on Alien: Isolation.
“If you’re looking for a tense, unnerving experience in a simple yet eerie setting, this is it.”
8.5 / 10.0 – God is a Geek
“The puzzles are unrelenting and unforgiving, but those who rise to the challenge are rewarded with spooky sequences and an emotional showstopper of a finale”
8.3 / 10.0 – Game Informer
“As much as we’d love to go into greater detail about what exactly makes Stories Untold such a successful adventure game, it really is the type of experience you need to check out first-hand.”
4.0 / 5.0 – Hardcore Gamer
“This is smartly written, intriguingly delivered, and wonderfully unique.”
Rock Paper Shotgun
“a fascinating, subversive experiment in storytelling that delights in messing with your head”
“an adventure game quite unlike any other”