The Stanley Parable
Series Steam Train
Console PC
Episodes 1
Playlist One game; one episode.
Run October 10, 2013
Status One-off
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The Stanley Parable is a PC game and a remake of a Half-Life 2 mod, and is a game played by Danny and Ross on Steam Train.


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Game InformationEdit

The Stanley Parable is an interactive fiction modification (mod) built on the Source game engine, developed by Davey Wreden and released in July 2011. A high-definition remastered stand-alone version, including new story elements, was developed by Wreden and Source modeler William Pugh under the Galactic Cafe development team name. The remake was announced and approved via the Steam Greenlight process in 2012, and released in October 2013 for Microsoft Windows.

While both the mod and the remake use the first-person perspective common to other Source engine mods, there are no combat or other action-based sequences. Instead, the player controls the protagonist, Stanley, through a surreal environment, with each step of the process narrated, voiced by British actor Kevan Brighting. The player has the opportunity to make numerous decisions on which paths to take, including going against what the narration is telling them to do, each choice leading to different narrations and endings. Wreden envisioned the game after considering that most major video game titles confine the user to its rules, and considered how to construct a narrative to challenge that notion. Outside of Brighting's voice work of the narrator, Wreden built the modification himself, initially as a personal project for his career goals but soon expanding to a wider release once he had shown it to friends and other players. The modification received critical attention as a new variation of creating interactive fiction within a game engine, and provided a thought-provoking narration to discuss with others on the nature of choice and predestination within video games.

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  • Jon used the music track "Who Likes to Party" from the secret disco booth in the demo, in his video Official JonTron MERCH!!. This same track was also featured in The Amazing Frog?.
  • This game had its own modified demo given to Steam Train.
  • This is the first demo played on Steam Train.

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