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.

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The Stanley Parable 1.4 (Mac OSX)

The Stanley Parable 1.4 (Mac OSX)

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The Stanley Parable is an experimental narrative-driven first person game. It is an exploration of choice, freedom, storytelling and reality, all examined...

The Stanley Parable v1.4 for Mac OSX

The Stanley Parable v1.4 for Mac OSX

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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

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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

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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

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

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Re-synthesizer
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"The Stanley Parable" is BY FAR the most overrated, 'gayest,' 'shortest,' and 'dumbest' HL2 user-made mod that I have ever played through.

This mod begins with a narration....which just so happens to be the 'voice' of a fairly generic and intelligent-sounding 'bloke' who is showing video clips of -- and relating the story of a so-called "Stanley" -- who is an employee at some lame company. Stanley's 'job' entails him inputting numbers into a machine all day long.

Who IS this unknown "Stanley" 'swag?' Is it Paul Stanley -- lead singer of the band K.I.S.S. ("Knights in Satan Service")? Is it perhaps, instead, "Stanley Humphries" former quarterback of the San Diego Chargers, who was very underrated, who played for the Chargers from about 1992-1997?

Soon after this 'narration' by this generic 'bloke' -who remains invisible throughout the mod...though his narration continues unabated, nonetheless, you somehow very soon afterwards become the 'avatar' of this mysterious 'Stanley swag'....and began walking out of your office down a hallway. You are given a choice to enter one of two doors....but if you make the 'wrong choice' -- that is if you choose to enter the door that the the bloke doesn't WANT you to....then soon afterwards the game ends.

However, if you DO make the correct choices of entering the doors that the bloke ORDERS you to -- then within a short amount of time you eventually reach a power generator room -- after which you reach the outside of the building that you are employed at -- and the mod ends THAT QUICKLY. This is at best about a 5 minute mod, no more -- no exaggeration. It is a very, very, very dumb and gay mod...there is no action, no shooting -- just walking down a FEW hallways and being compelled/forced to obey the directions of the 'bloke' in order to reach the end.

I rate this very stupid 'turkey' of a mod (or is it a 'turducken,' instead???) a 1/10. I feel that I am generous in that I actually gave it a 1 instead of a 0.

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slavastartsev03
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drunkenheadcrab
drunkenheadcrab

awesome mod, but i cant play it idk why but when i put it in source mods, nothing will hapen

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blacksaden
blacksaden

Downloaded, put file in sourcemod, dowload SDK, restart Steam aaaaand nothing :'(

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ericroblox87
ericroblox87

yes is so cool

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DoktorWhiplash
DoktorWhiplash

Confusing mod. A little too, out there, for my tastes. Steam release suffers the same issue. Still, ambitious and entertaining.

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IsomericGamer
IsomericGamer

-the end is never the end

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This is an exceptional mod. Beautiful narration.

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