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'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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22 comments by Cakebread on Oct 20th, 2013

The Stanley Parable is available for purchase RIGHT FREAKING NOW!! Through launch week the game will be 20% off!

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 v1.4 for Mac OSX

The Stanley Parable v1.4 for Mac OSX

Jan 17, 2012 Full Version 35 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

Nov 9, 2011 Full Version 153 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

Aug 25, 2011 Full Version 15 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

Aug 5, 2011 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

Jul 31, 2011 Full Version 32 comments

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

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Maxsil Sep 14 2011, 3:54pm says:

I love the narrators voice!

Btw, are there any plans on expanding this mod even further?

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Hayst Sep 16 2011, 9:34am replied:

He made a whole news article on how he would remake it.

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D()E Sep 13 2011, 12:47pm says:


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FaceBash Sep 11 2011, 1:34pm says:

Love it. You have created the Narrator perfectly. I am spreading the word so more people check it out!

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FloridaMale Sep 8 2011, 11:26pm says:

I just signed up. I have to tell you, this game is awesome and I love it!

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Brosdon Sep 8 2011, 6:03am says:

So much irony into modern game development in this mod

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twcrash Sep 7 2011, 9:34pm says:

I just played it going through both doors. PLEASe expand this mod. I am hooked. I am 668.. I will obey....

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Brainles5 Sep 8 2011, 9:35am replied:

there are more than 2 endings, its not only about those 2 doors.

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Thezombiemessia Sep 7 2011, 7:24am says:

Not sure if you're aware of this, but your mod appears in the latest issue of EDGE magazine, which is a pretty big achievement (IMO anyway).

Very much looking forward to playing this.

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Cakebread Sep 7 2011, 5:30pm replied:

I know, that's crazy!! Just saw it!

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Highest Rated (30 agree) 10/10

This is an exceptional mod. Beautiful narration.

Aug 4 2011, 10:03pm 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…

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