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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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! 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 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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XxDarKJakXx
XxDarKJakXx Oct 18 2013, 8:15pm buried:

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The new stanly parable should be free its a mod.

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Burning-X
Burning-X Oct 20 2013, 12:01am replied:

We don't like yer' kind around here..

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micahjg
micahjg Oct 19 2013, 11:49pm replied:

No its a game. Cheapskate

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Blockman103
Blockman103 Oct 19 2013, 6:47am replied:

It's a standalone. Plus they have permission by Valve to sell it for money, pretty much they bought the Source Engine Licence

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Theevina
Theevina Oct 18 2013, 2:51pm says:

I purchased and played the new Stanley Parable yesterday.

I think I got most of the endings. There were only a few more apart from the original that I found, even after spending all day on it. It's very interesting, but $12 seems like a lot to ask for what the game offers. I had higher expectations. Maybe it's because I was desensitized to some dialogue after remembering it from the original Stanley Parable. I wish I could find more endings because I feel like I'm missing so much. It looks like there's a lot there, a lot everywhere, when most of the time there's nothing important there. So many buttons and props that have nothing to do with the story but are there to troll you. I did that input puzzle until I reached the buttons room and I still don't know what that's all about. And I wish there was at least some filtering on the shadows so they wouldn't have such jagged edges. But overall, this is a pretty cool game.

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Theevina
Theevina Oct 19 2013, 7:33pm replied:

Yeah I did do that. And I'll send you a list of the endings I got to show you.

+1 vote     reply to comment
ReadingNotAllowed
ReadingNotAllowed Oct 19 2013, 6:50pm replied:

Did you unplug the phone? Did you jump off the lift? Did you do all the other 50 things you could in the game??

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blackout369
blackout369 Oct 18 2013, 5:27pm replied:

HOW is steam BROKEN as you say???

+3 votes     reply to comment
boredgunner
boredgunner Oct 19 2013, 6:47pm replied:

Don't mind him or any other typical paranoid gamer who is stuck in the past.

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medve
medve Oct 19 2013, 7:19pm replied:

if ur such a hipster, download the game from a torrent, and send the money to the dev. problem solved. hf.

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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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