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Gone Home a story exploration game On Steam, With Gameplay

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You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something's not right. Where is everyone? And what's happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home, a story exploration game from The Fullbright Company.

Gone Home (Steam, Direct) is an interactive exploration simulator. Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there. Open any drawer and door. Pick up objects and examine them to discover clues. Uncover the events of one family's lives by investigating what they've left behind. 

I decided to take a short look at this as it sounded very interesting:
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I decided to forgo chatting away on this one as it has dialogue when you pick up certain things and didn't want you or I to miss anything.

I will be playing this one to the end most definitely I think, has hooked me in for sure! Looks to be well worth the £14.99, although it's 10% off right now!

Key Features
  • A Personal Story: created by veterans of the BioShock series and the writer behind Minerva's Den, Gone Home offers the rich, nuanced details of one family's struggles to deal with uncertainty, heartache, and change.
  • An Immersive Place: return to the 1990s by visiting a home where every detail has been carefully recreated, and the sounds of a rainstorm outside wrap you in the experience.
  • No Combat, No Puzzles: Gone Home is a nonviolent and puzzle-free experience, inviting you to play at your own pace without getting attacked, stuck, or frustrated. This house wants you to explore it.
  • Fully Interactive Investigation: discover what's happened to the Greenbriars by examining a house full of the family's personal possessions, and the notes and letters they've left behind. Use your powers of observation to piece together a story that unfolds as you explore.

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n30p1r4t3 16 Aug, 2013
But I like being attacked, stuck, and frustrated...
s_d 16 Aug, 2013
Great coverage Liam!  I'm super excited about this one.

One detail I'd like to add, it's also available DRM-free via the Humble Store widget on their site:

Quoting: n30p1r4t3But I like being attacked, stuck, and frustrated...
Haha, well, it is a graphic adventure game after all :)

Although, being attacked, stuck & frustrated were some of my most memorable early King's Quest and Space Quest experiences...  
berarma 17 Aug, 2013
I almost passed on this one because of the Steam reference in the title, I just read about it somewhere else and noticed it was available at the Humble Store.
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