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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XxDarKJakXx
XxDarKJakXx

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The new stanly parable should be free its a mod.

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Burning-X
Burning-X

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

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ZikShadow
ZikShadow

And why is that? Because you think i would try to pirate the game?

I would have really bought it if i actually have money, or a credit card, or even a job it makes any sense to you.

Saving money from my parents is a waste, since i won't be able to spend it here, since, no credit cards.

Credit cards in my country costs a lot more than some of the payed games here combined.

1 $ here equals Rp. +10.000 in my country, which is saying a lot since i only got Rp. +2.000 a day to save, which means i would have to wait 3 months or so to have the money, not to mention if i need a credit card, which also costs a lot and needs me to be atleast +21 years old with a stable income of about $100, or in my country would mean about Rp. 1.000.000, which is simply too much.

Why don't you think of the condition of the people saying these kinds of stuff before saying or indicating that i'm a worthless pirate.
Besides, i've made mods before, i know the effort and pain those guys have gone through, i still respect their work, do you see me begging, no.

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micahjg
micahjg

No its a game. Cheapskate

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Blockman103
Blockman103

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

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

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

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ReadingNotAllowed
ReadingNotAllowed

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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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

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Steam only... what a bummer. Forced to skip on this. No steam please... steam is broken as hell U_U

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blackout369
blackout369

HOW is steam BROKEN as you say???

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DeathPants
DeathPants

In what way is it broken, though? :P

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boredgunner
boredgunner

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

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Dragonlord
Dragonlord

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If something doesn't work and intrudes/breaks your system then it's broken. That's the official definition.

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medve
medve

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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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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