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

TSP does not actually require Half Life 2 on PC, only the Source SDK which should download automatically when you start the game. On Mac, HL2 is required.

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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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The Stanley Parable Demo and Release Date!

The Stanley Parable Demo and Release Date!

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The Stanley Parable is nearly here! It now has a demo and a release date!

Introducing The Stanley Parable Helpful Development Showcase!

Introducing The Stanley Parable Helpful Development Showcase!

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I'm very proud to announce the Stanley Parable Helpful Development Showcase, our way of connecting you to the development of the Stanley Parable: HD Remix...

The Stanley Parable: HD Remix is now on Greenlight!

The Stanley Parable: HD Remix is now on Greenlight!

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The Stanley Parable: HD Remix is now on Greenlight! Please help us get the game on Steam!

A video update from the Narrator

A video update from the Narrator

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The Narrator delivers a new video in which he responds to an enthusiastic fan's email and offers an update on the Stanley Parable: HD Remix.

The Stanley Parable v1.4 for Mac OSX

The Stanley Parable v1.4 for Mac OSX

Full Version 39 comments

This download conveniently installs and launches the Mac OSX version of the Stanley Parable v1.4. Half Life 2 is still required.

The Stanley Parable v1.4

The Stanley Parable v1.4

Full Version 164 comments

The Stanley Parable v1.4 release for PC. A remastered, smoother version of the original game. Includes a number of bug fixes, captions for seven languages...

The Stanley Parable for Mac OSX

The Stanley Parable for Mac OSX

Full Version 17 comments

This download conveniently installs and launches the Mac OSX version of the stanley parable. Half Life 2 is still required.

The Stanley Parable v1.3

The Stanley Parable v1.3

Full Version 30 comments

Version 1.3 trims the file size down to under 300mb, and updates the readme for instructions on installing without HL2 as well as installing on Mac OS

The Stanley Parable v1.2

The Stanley Parable v1.2

Full Version 33 comments

The latest update to The Stanley Parable, uploaded 7/31/11

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richardfps
richardfps

wait...horror? wtf? how is this horror?

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Cakebread Creator
Cakebread

The 'Theme' options that moddb offers are somewhat limited, (ie. western, sci-fi, realism, history) and there was really nothing that applied particularly well to TSP. I had to pick one, so I decided it's funniest to call TSP a horror game.

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gotryfag
gotryfag

Funny, yet descriptive. TSP is the definition of an existential horror game.

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vramesh
vramesh

Great mod! Decided to check it out after watching it featured on Extra Credits!

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lolwulf
lolwulf

verry good i must say a lot of guessing and trying a really good game i must say

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poopsmagee
poopsmagee

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it is **** its like a choose your own adventure book nothing new just video game version

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BenjaminShanklin
BenjaminShanklin

Very bad explanation.

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Mr.Walrus
Mr.Walrus

You could argue that's all video games in general...

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blah1334
blah1334

this mod is excellent.

thank you for making it. :D

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Cakebread Creator
Cakebread

you are welcome :P

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Highest Rated (31 agree) 10/10

This is an exceptional mod. Beautiful narration.

Aug 4 2011 by alemanders

Lowest Rated (10 agree) 4/10

it seems that i am the only one who doesn't like this map, (it's not a mod). I played both endings, and also did take the right door in the middle of the map, and again both options that are given there. So, i played it fully through. When i first read a lot of comments and reviews about this single small map i was really interested to see what people where talking about. What was it that made them all give this map a rating of nines and tens (9/10). But ones i played it i thought i missed something…

Aug 10 2011 by SPY-maps

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