Explore the world of Thirty Flights of Loving through a first-person short story. In this sequel to Gravity Bone, take a deep dive with high-flying schemers, lovelorn criminals, and more stray kittens than you can shake a stick at. Saddle up, gunslinger. Featuring an original soundtrack by Chris Remo.
User reviews: Mixed (1,024 reviews)
Release Date: Aug 20, 2012

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Recommended By Curators

"A short, sharp burst of first-person, spy-themed adventure with magnificent style."
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Reviews

"It’s made by someone who has spent a long, long time thinking about how to tell linear first-person stories, and who has found a new way to do it better than anyone else."
PC Gamer

"Chung spins a memorable yarn, delivers it with confidence and panache, and trusts you to put all the loose ends back together."
- Wired

"What's truly impressive is the narrative weight and emotional impact it delivers in such a short span of time."
- 8/10 ign.com

About This Game

Explore the world of Thirty Flights of Loving through a first-person short story. In this sequel to Gravity Bone, take a deep dive with high-flying schemers, lovelorn criminals, and more stray kittens than you can shake a stick at. Saddle up, gunslinger.

Featuring an original soundtrack by Chris Remo.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X

    Minimum:

    • OS:Windows XP/Vista/7
    • Processor:1GHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:60MB OpenGL-compatible
    • Hard Drive:90 MB HD space

    Minimum:

    • OS:Mac OS X 10.5.8 or later
    • Processor:1GHz or faster
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:800x600 or greater screen resolution
    • Hard Drive:200 MB HD space
Helpful customer reviews
41 of 61 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
While the game IS fun, and the art style is one that I enjoyed, for the price it is not worth it. It costs about half the price of a movie ticket, and you can beat it in less that 20 minutes. I in-depth played it (Stopping to read all the cards, payed extra attention to the environments, and tried to explore best I could, etc.) AND played through a second time on commentary mode, only to find myself clocked in at a little less than an hour. I wish the game were a lot longer and offered a lot more. It's a great story, but for 5 dollars you should just watch it on youtube.
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8 of 11 people (73%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
AUDIO: Neat                                                                 AESTHETIC: Artsy
MEMORABILITY: Reasonable                                 WORTH: Serious Discount

PROS: The world looks nice, it's curiosity-piquing. I found the characters to be somewhat memorable, if only in role rather than name. The story is interesting once it's broken down for you or played through multiple times. It's the Momento style of story-telling, not just a random series of events that some are making it out to be. There is a fleshed out tale here that is admittedly poignant, and in a very interesting setting.

CONS: My overall time played was accrued through more than one playthrough. It is VERY short. For having such an interesting story, it's poorly told. The artsy factor actually detracts from the experience in this aspect. It would have been much better if the story to have been expanded upon, but I feel that's not what they were going for, for the sake of brevity. Unfortunately, a lack of any consequence makes it little more than a walking simulator that blows right by over the course of ten minutes or so.

OVERALL: This game is not worth five USD, simple as that. Is it a travesty upon gaming? A sin that cannot be redeemed? Is it the worst thing that has ever stolen the money of players everywhere? No. It's just an overpriced art game, so calm down and stop giving it so much hate for the sake of cheap comedy. This loss of five dollars is not worth stabbing your grandmother and threatening the developer over but exercise caution in buying it.

                                                    
SCORE: 5/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
It's great, sharp and short.
But the price is really stingy and i had a bunch of technical issues.
So i can't recommend to everybody. Play Gravity Bone (it's free) and draw conclusions from that.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 18
Unlike many "cinematic" games that are obsessed with copying film, I think Thirty Flights pulls off a movie-like pace and editing style better than any other game I've seen. And I think that's what this game was: an experiment in using the schizophrenic yet calculated timeline and editing of a Tarantino film (for example) and making it work within a video game boundary. It sounds pretentious, but at the end of the day, it's an interesting look at how we can tell stories in video games and that's most definitely a positive (and sorely needed) effort in our medium.
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12 of 22 people (55%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 7
An intensely surreal time, difficult to recommend at any kind of price-range given how abbreviated the experience is but still manages to be an interesting take on the "games as art" bandwagon. Can't be recommended as a purchase but worth watching a youtube playthrough of.
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