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 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

Nov 9, 2011 Full Version 162 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 16 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 33 comments

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

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MugiSNK Aug 5 2011, 2:15pm says:

How was it short? If you think you're finished, just start a new game and try some other things!

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KaiMan32 Aug 5 2011, 12:30pm says:

Never heard of this mod until now. Tracking.

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DarkMajor21 Aug 5 2011, 11:15am says:

So i all have to do is get the source SDK and i can play this?
is the source SDK free?

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DarkMajor21 Aug 6 2011, 12:12pm replied:

Yeah i have TF2

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MugiSNK Aug 5 2011, 2:13pm replied:

Or you can download the Source 2007 SDK at the 'Tools' section.
You don't really have to install a game to have the engine, but I definitely recommend you to also download Team Fortress 2.

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DarkMajor21 Aug 6 2011, 12:21pm replied:

Could you post the link to the Source SDK

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Cakebread Aug 5 2011, 1:58pm replied:

It comes with Valve games, and since TF2 and Alien Swarm are free you can get it for free

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rellik_pt Aug 5 2011, 8:52am says:

love the narrator. he needs to get more jobs in the industry of gaming :)

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TheSuperNova Aug 5 2011, 6:00am says:

you guys got a shout out from notch, Lucky guys ;)

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firebanesword Aug 5 2011, 4:12am says:

holy ****. This is the best mod I've ever played. And one of the most unique experiences offered by gaming.

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Highest Rated (31 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…

Aug 10 2011, 5:44pm by SPY-maps

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