A Story About My Uncle is a first person platforming adventure game about a boy who searches for his lost uncle, and ends up in a world he couldn’t imagine existed. The movement is a crucial part of the games core gameplay – focusing on swinging through the world with a grappling hook that gives the player a wonderful sense of speed and...
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Very Positive (6,845 reviews) - 93% of the 6,845 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: May 28, 2014

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May 12

Mac & Linux Support Available Now!

Hello everyone!

A Story About My Uncle now support both Mac and Linux! :D

If you encounter any issues, please share them with us in the stickied discussion thread, or mail us at support@gonenorthgames.com.

PATCH NOTES FOR BUILD 5188

Localization
  • Added Hungarian
  • Polish translation updated
Misc
  • Fixed an issue with Time Trials

PATCH NOTES FOR BUILD 5163

Mac and Linux
  • Added "A Story About My Uncle" for Linux
  • Added "A Story About My Uncle" for OS X
Localization
  • Added Brazilian Portuguese (Community translation)
  • Added Turkish (Community translation)
  • Added Finnish (Community translation)
  • Added Czech (Community translation)
  • Added Slovak (Community translation)
  • Added Dutch (Community translation)
  • Grammatical and spelling fixes.
  • Fixed line-breaks
All the languages have also received changes in spelling and line breaks. You can mail all translation feedback to localization@gonenorthgames.com and I will answer any queries you have!

Misc
  • Subtitle On/Off setting should now save on restart.
  • Updated credits
Until next time!
- [GNG] Philip

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Reviews

“It’s some of the most tight and responsive first-person platforming I’ve ever played.”
78 / 100 – PC Gamer

“Propelling yourself from the first-person perspective is consistently breathtaking”
7.75 / 10 – Game Informer

“Everybody needs to play this game!”
Jeff Cannata, Newest Latest Best

About This Game

A Story About My Uncle is a first person platforming adventure game about a boy who searches for his lost uncle, and ends up in a world he couldn’t imagine existed. Take help of your uncle’s mysterious inventions that let you jump incredibly high and far through beautiful scenery, uncover clues to your uncle’s whereabouts, and meet fantastical creatures that will help you on your journey.

The movement in A Story About My Uncle is a crucial part of its core gameplay – focusing on swinging through the world with a grappling hook that gives the player a wonderful sense of speed and freedom. Soar through a game world with a unique art style and a mysterious story that unravels before you.

Key features

  • Grappling hook: An empowering mechanic that gives you a sensation of speed, flow and vertigo like you’ve never experienced before.
  • Explore the world: Visit a wonderful and exciting world - from paradisal caves, to lost civilizations and harsh, mystical landscapes.
  • Emphasis on story: While searching for your uncle you will meet creatures with stories and fates of their own. Take your time to explore the world to dig deeper into the narrative.
  • Non-violent: A Story About My Uncle is a First Person game, but it is driven by non-violent gameplay and a heavy emphasis on story and atmosphere.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or equal at 1.6GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, SM 3.0-compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, 16-bit
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or 8
    • Processor: QuadCore 2.0 GHz+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, SM 3.0-compatible, 1024MB VRAM+
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, 16-bit
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, AMD Athlon X2, or equal at 1.6GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: MacBook Pro 2011, iMac 2011, MacBook Air 2012
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.8
    • Processor: QuadCore 2.0 GHz+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 2013 models or better
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0, 256 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, 16-bit
    • Additional Notes: We recommend using proprietary NVIDIA/AMD drivers
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Shader Model 3.0, 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c-compatible, 16-bit
    • Additional Notes: We recommend using proprietary NVIDIA/AMD drivers
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