Soul Gambler puts YOU in the role of Faust, an ordinary young man living in the present day whose DESTINY is about to be change forever.
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Very Positive (75 reviews) - 93% of the 75 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (1,471 reviews) - 87% of the 1,471 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Aug 1, 2013

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Special Edition

Soul Gambler: Dark Arts Edition includes:

  • Artbook (76 pages) featuring making of, character creation, scenarios and unreleased illustrations;
  • Original Soundtrack on the MP3 Format.

About This Game

SOUL GAMBLER is an interactive graphic novel inspired by Goethe’s Faust, a tragic play written in the 19th century. This is a contemporary and engaging adaptation of the masterpiece.

Soul Gambler puts YOU in the role of Faust, an ordinary young man living in the present day whose DESTINY is about to be change forever.

When Faust was leaving his boring job, a mysterious woman approached him. She made him a tempting proposal: SELL parts of his SOUL in exchange for the fulfillment of his every WISH.

NOW it is up to you to decide his fate!

  • BECOME Faust and transform yourself in a Soul Gambler
  • CHOOSE how the story unfolds, and even how it ends
  • AMAZE yourself with gorgeous comic book-styled illustrations and environments
  • OWN the ability to sell parts of your soul in exchange for many pleasures
  • IMMERSE yourself in this shady world while listening to an involving soundtrack
  • COMPLETE more than 20 challenging story-oriented Steam Achievements

Faust's FATE lies in your hands.
What are you waiting for? Time to GAMBLE your soul!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 - Service Pack 1
    • Processor: 1 Ghz (Single Core)
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any Directx 9 compliant Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any Directx 9 compliant Sound Card
    • Additional Notes:
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 - Service Pack 1
    • Processor: 2 Ghz (Dual Core)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any Directx 9 compliant Video Card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any Directx 9 compliant Sound Card
    • Additional Notes:
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Very Positive (75 reviews)
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『Ze Ðnow』
( 7.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
10/10, rewards you for being virgin.
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syndencity
( 0.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
thought i was just getting started,then it ended,and i still dont get half of the ♥♥♥♥ that happend
11/10
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abyme
( 3.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 28
A little gem in a long row of visual novels. Short and intersting. Player´s choices are really a big deal.
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IT'S A PRANK KILL!
( 8.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Pros:

-funny dialogues
-different paths story
-nice arts
-Auto save
-Easy achievements
-Hot red head

Cons:

-No Windowed Screen
-Can't change sfx volume
-No Speed option
-Auto Save in the end
-No Sex scene's

8/10 i would play this again to rewind the ♥♥♥♥ing story!!
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TSkilleT_
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
not my game
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Lyonesse
( 10.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
Soul Gambler is a short comic book style visual novel with multiple choices that will lead you to different endings. The multiple outcomes added a lot of replay value to the game: a single run of the game lasts about one hour and you can get up to five different endings.

The main character is inspired in Goethe's Faust, like he was a "modern version" of him. Great allusion! Faust has boring job and an ordinary life, but all of that changes when he sells his soul (voluntarily or not) to a witch and now can fulfil his desires. Each wish granted takes away a part of his soul and that can self-destruct him. Soon, Faust noticed that he will have to find a way to get rid of the witch so he can keep his soul and return to his normal and pacific life.

Give it a try, you probably won't regret it!
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SUPREME
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 17
Pretty amazing visual novel with plenty of choices and original story.
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The Guardian ♛
( 9.8 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
A nice short game :)

4/5
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🎩Neil/Young🎸
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 7
♥♥♥♥ her
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JKDarkseid
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: April 6
...for three bucks, yeah. It's a neat little visual novel, the art style is nice, and the story, while very short, is well done. Except the best ending. That one is kind of gross (won't give spoilers).I actually like the bad endings more because they fit the game better.
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Y-Y-Yukki!
( 1.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 3
Very cool decision making game, it will test your morals highly. There are a few different endings and pathways to get to said endings so make each choice wisely as it will impact the story in the future. It's more of a make a choice and see a story unfold sort of game than anything, no real "playing" of any sort. Very enjoyable for the very low price.
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TXD
( 6.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 2
Like having full control of the plot direction of a comic book.

69/10 would sell their soul to sleep with the red-haired woman.
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Wedge
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 1
Bought for achievement reason!
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Shitstain
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 1
Worth every penny
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Amy White
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: March 30
Nice achievements.
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LinaVx
( 6.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
Can recommend it to any visual novel lover with ease. Deserves it's price. Could be longer and more diverse but then it would be damn free for the price. You'll enjoy it if you don't get obsessed with perfecting the achievements. If you try to get all the achievements you'll get mad to no skip button and a save system that doesn't even work like it should.
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SecretSarah
( 4.8 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
This game was very enjoyable. The art and music suit the tone and the story pacing is good. The game is short (~2-3 hours) and I ended up running the game longer to get the rest of the card drops. My only complaint is that I couldn't skip read text. Otherwise, Soul Gambler is definitely worth full price. On sale, it might well be the best $0.50 I've ever spent.
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andreealsed
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: March 29
Basically, it is excellent, especially at the price.
It is true that there is not too much of an action game, but even if you would take it as pure comics to read, the price would be reasonable.

Pros: Excellent for comic fans.
Cons: You have to remake the story to get full achievements, which is a bit boring as the text stays mostly the same - I stepped over that.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
A nice short game :)

4/5
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
Soul Gambler is a short comic book style visual novel with multiple choices that will lead you to different endings. The multiple outcomes added a lot of replay value to the game: a single run of the game lasts about one hour and you can get up to five different endings.

The main character is inspired in Goethe's Faust, like he was a "modern version" of him. Great allusion! Faust has boring job and an ordinary life, but all of that changes when he sells his soul (voluntarily or not) to a witch and now can fulfil his desires. Each wish granted takes away a part of his soul and that can self-destruct him. Soon, Faust noticed that he will have to find a way to get rid of the witch so he can keep his soul and return to his normal and pacific life.

Give it a try, you probably won't regret it!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
A little gem in a long row of visual novels. Short and intersting. Player´s choices are really a big deal.
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27 of 30 people (90%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 17
Soul Gambler is a really fun and short visual novel which is a modern retelling of Faust.

The novel follows on Faust. He works a boring job and has a mundane life, but all of that changes when he sells his soul to a witch for wishes. Each wish takes away apart of his soul and you have to find a way to get rid of the witch so you get to keep your soul.

The novel is a very interesting retelling of Faust, which I don't really remember much off, since the last time I read it was back in High School.

The novel is also quite interesting in general, since you can choose perk points at the start of the game and those help you out in other parts in the game, like seduction, brute force and intelligence to trick people.

The art style is also really well done, it's just fun to look around the environments, just because how awesome everything looks.

The multiple outcomes are also quite nice as it adds more replay value and I can see myself coming back to this game in the future to replay and get another endings I haven't got yet.

A single run of the game will last you 1 hour, but as stated before there are multiple endings and from what I understand there are 5 endings so that's 5+ hours of content and for the price that's quite a deal.

There are a few negatives like some sloppy writing and the horrible soundtrack.

I enjoyed my time with Soul Gambler and if you can get this game I highly suggest trying it out, cause it's quite awesome.

Final Rating:
7/10 - Good

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9 of 9 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 22
Short version: 61%
This visual novel has an interesting idea and characters, but it also justifies its low price with simple art and exposition dump dialogues that sometimes try too hard to keep the vague mystical elements shrouded.

Long version:
The story of Faust is one of most intriguing pieces of literature – no wonder it influenced many people since its creation. Soul Gambler is another spin on this old tale, this time taking the visual novel format in a comic-like skin.

Our Faust is an accountant stuck in a seemingly dead-end job, whose life is turned upside down when he signs the infernal contract that lets him sacrifice parts of his soul in exchange for wishes. Also, his story leads into a large, centuries-old conspiracy instead of an internal struggle with his own demons.
The writing is a bit hit and miss. The dialogues are often plot dumps and the pacing is hectic even for a visual novel, but it does a damn fine job with characterisation: Faust remains a relatable, everyday character even in the most extreme situations.

The art style tries to follows the Hergé-like clear lines school of drawing, with mild success. Faust and his temptress are portrayed well, but the rest of the cast lack emotions and feel lifeless, and the often empty backgrounds didn’t help a lot. Still, it is among the better art we can see in the cheap VN category.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 18
I loved playing this game. I found myself getting really deep in the story and dialogue because of the philosophical problem it presented. It's a really deep concept to think about, and I enjoyed how I got to explore it through a game. Now this is definitely one of my very favorite things. So, thanks for the experience. <3
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: March 21
A surprisingly good game with a decent story and some nice twists in it.
It really gets you thinking about your own life and soul.
Maybe a bit compareable to the style from "Catherine" by but a way much shorter ;)
Sometimes the story is much deeper than you think at the first view.
All in all i really enjoyed the different options to choose and the endings you might get.
If you get a hand on it when its in the sales i would defenetly recommend it!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 19
It is an interesting visual novel, actually. I wasn't expecting much, and the first ending I got didn't do much to change my impressions, but the core story is good enough, even if not so original. It's fun to go after the achievements and see all the possible outcomes (even though some of the moments blocked by your stats can get annoying), and the good ending is satisfying enough. It's not perfect, and some moments are kinda contrived to make two very different paths end in the same place with the same scene, but it's worth the cheap price.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
This game/VN is one of the better ones I've played. The art style is very much like a comic book as you can see in the screenshots. The stat system and selling parts of your soul adds an interesting element to it. I'm not going to rehash the description since the "About" sums it up pretty well.

My 1.5 hour playtime got 16 of the 24 achievements. I still need to do a few more runs to get the others. So, you can see how short it is. You may or may not want to get it on sale. The full price tag is not too bad, though. This VN kept my attention the whole time.

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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 20
I downloaded this game because I wanted a cheap game and I didn't want to get pulled into the souless void of free to play. At 50p I'd say I got a bargain. I'd actually pay £3 for this game because it's pretty good, not earth shatteringly good, but good enough to be entertained for an evening or two.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
I like this game pretty much it´s well wirtten and pretty funny
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
It wasn't a bad game. There were some text errors (i.e. "we'll will") and other stupid, small things. The strange thing is, my antivirus picked up the actual application as malware, and asked me to remove it. Of course I know it's not malware, but it just seemed strange. Oh well.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
A nice read, get it when its on sale.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 14
i bought this game in a package and thought there might be a reason why they are together on sale for 59 cents it was really worth buying the story was great and i actually really loved it
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 29
Such a good game, hooked me from the moment I played it first, after buying it for 17p from the sales section of Steam! Heartly recommend it to anyone looking for a good, never the same story.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 12
Game fantástico. Várias escolhas que alteram o rumo do personagem,cenários lindos,história principal muito boa e as referências que aparecem nas conquistas são incríveis. Muito bom mesmo
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 13
Go to Store (Featured), Click on Games, Narrow by Feature (Steam Trading Cards), Relevance (Lowest Price).
Then skip to Page 9 or 10, until you find the .50 - $1.00 games.
Add them to your Wishlist, games that are a dollar can go on sale and you may be able to purchase for cheap!
A game at .50 may give you that value back in trading cards.
Search and Install "Idle Master" which will run your games even without the game being installed.

I may or may not ever play this game, but some games I have installed and messed around with on a rainy day!
@ .50-$1.00 it's hard not to recommend!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 25
This game has a solid story, pretty surrounding, but is sadly too short.
I really liked the art too.
The choices impact on different endings.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 26
Best 33p ive ever spent in my entire life
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 27
Its a 10 outta 10 game would rate again m8. My friend tolld me there would be nudity in this game idk yet though.
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