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 167 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 31 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 36 comments

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

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timoculousprime
timoculousprime

Wow! this is an amazing mob. it really reminds me of plays like Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.

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Rubarack
Rubarack

I can't get this to work, I select it through steam, it shows the Valve logo then the screen is tinted white and it quits to desktop. I have HL2 installed so when I installed it SDK2007 installed for about 5 seconds. I'm running on Vista (I know, I know....) with a Core 2 Duo e6600 4850 512mb 2gig ram. Any ideas?

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Photocopier
Photocopier

[SPOILER]
That was good fun, I liked the bit with the white light but when it sends you back to the start is there much to do besides carry on until it gets to the bit with the narrator talking how he likes to be the destination just this once?

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Knights
Knights

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You guys should start reading books.. Gamebooks have been around for years and it's exactly what he did with this mod...

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude

Anyone else think this game's narrator sounds like the guy who narrated Hitcherhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. Stephen Fry right?

Youtube.com

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greenblur
greenblur

Nice job with the mod, you got an Extra Credits shout out.

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Seanofthebread
Seanofthebread

I loved this mod. You need to make more like this.

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Cakebread Creator
Cakebread

OKAY!!

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Res1
Res1

IF YOU DONT MAKE MORE I WILL MURDER YOU WITH A SPOON >.>!

....................JK.......

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Mkilbride
Mkilbride

A rusty spoon?

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MattmanDude
MattmanDude

He'll cut your heart out with a spoon.

Because it's dull. Because it'll hurt more.

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maraken
maraken

OR he will eat his eyes and THEN eat his brains out >:-D

...yeah I already called the asylum.

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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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