Ambient procedural mountain game.
User reviews: Very Positive (2,282 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 1, 2014

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"WHAT I turn away for half an hour and my mountain has a barrel and a CD. AND a bottle of spirits. Mountain, what have you been up to?"
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August 18

HI STEAM!

We are really excited to launch on Steam! Here are some tips for Mountain:

Leave it open - it's designed to run in the periphery of your life. Only interact with it when you feel like it. You can play Mountain while playing other games. If you are not playing it, it will play itself.

If you're having an annoying storm or boring night, play a melody (using your keyboard) and time will accellerate.

Certain melodies unlock certain modes which get saved in your songbook. Here are some to get you started:

Blood mode : mmmmmm,mnab
Snowglobe mode : bbbbbcb
Fish : cxzxccc xxx cbb

You can also trigger a thought by hitting period (.)

You might recieve items on your Mountain. In this version of the game you can rearrange them by clicking & dragging - and do some other things.

Have fun!

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Reviews

“Mountain breaks the mold of video games.”
The Atlantic

“Nothing You Do Matters in This Game, But You’ll Still Obsess Over It.”
WIRED

“At the beginning of the game, I find the idea cute. By the end, I am hypnotized.”
LA Times

About This Game

~ you are mountain - you are god ~

Ambient procedural mountain game, as seen on The Internet.

FEATURES

- no controls
- automatic save
- audio on/off switch
- time moves forward
- things grow and things die
- nature expresses itself

"Welcome to an existential nightmare."
- Patrick Klepek, Giant Bomb

"The time I spend with Mountain feels slightly more real to me than anything else inside my computer."
- Leigh Alexander, Gamasutra

"“Mountain” upends expectations, refusing to fit into preexisting categories."
- Justin Cone, Motionographer

"I don’t like to talk emotions but this game genuinely is so uplifting."
- Alice O'Connor, Rock Paper Shotgun

"The only experience that has ever made me feel sad about a geological phenomenon."
- Andrew Webster, The Verge

System Requirements

PC
Mac
Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
    • Processor: 1.7+ GHz or better
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Radeon HD5450 or better; 256 MB or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: 100% DirectX9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
    Minimum:
    • OS: Lion (OSX 10.7.X)
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Intel
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB NVidia or ATI graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Not recommended for Intel GMA Graphics or Mac Minis or early-generation MacBooks
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.7+ GHz or better
    • Graphics: Radeon HD5450 or better; 256 MB or higher
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
23 of 23 people (100%) found this review helpful
1,177.8 hrs on record
One of my favourite games.
Cant stop playing it.
My friends are jelous that I'm such a high-level alpinist now.
Posted: September 26
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
MINIMUM:
OS: Windows XP/Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8
Processor: 1.7+ GHz or better
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Graphics: Radeon HD5450 or better; 256 MB or higher
DirectX: Version 9.0c
Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
Sound Card: 100% DirectX9.0c compatible sound card and drivers
REALLY?

That's not even good screensaver, theres no EXIT options, only alt+f4.
That's not even an Indie game - Indie for first, must mean "something non-standart", not shaped for masses,
That's not even a piano simulator.
Posted: September 29
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Just like my life, it's boring, tedious and meaningless, but I still can't end it for some reason. 10/10
Posted: October 20
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
128.2 hrs on record
best game ever but needs less op weapons
Posted: October 10
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13 of 19 people (68%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
It's not a game, it's a screensaver who take about 20% of your processor usage.

Buy it if you want to feel stupid like me.

Posted: October 10
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
12.4 hrs on record
Never have I been able to masterbate to a mountain.
Until now.
The curves, the rocks, the action, the adventure, the sadness, the romance, the drama, it's so ♥♥♥♥♥♥ic. I can't even contain the feelings I have for this game.
10/10
Posted: October 7
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6 of 6 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.3 hrs on record
BEST GAME EVER 11/10
Posted: October 12
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Major unadvertised feature: prevents you from playing steam games when you should be doing more important things.
Posted: October 5
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
By far the greatest thing to ever grace my steam library
Posted: September 28
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
392.4 hrs on record
my friends wouldn't read my reccomendation anyway
Posted: October 7
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
63.7 hrs on record
I saw a Clock 10/10
Posted: October 11
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
19.9 hrs on record
You are a mountain.
0/10 "not CoD"-IGN
11/10-TheEnviousToad
Posted: October 12
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
This is not a game, this is not a screensaver. It's like semi-interactive art that slowly changes over time. This is very humbly priced at $0.99, so I suggest when you sell a few steam cards to try it out and see what happens.
Posted: October 2
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Played mountain and it told me there's more to life. Sold my PC and now I'm a monk on a real mountain. 9/10
Posted: October 19
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
This game taught me the true values of being a human being, taught me how to play piano, taught me all I need to know for the afterlife...


This one's for you dad.....

420/10 changed my life.
Posted: October 15
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
17.2 hrs on record
The awesomeness is real. See some giants ducks crashing on yourself is more spiritual then you thought.
Posted: October 8
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
16.8 hrs on record
I'm... I still... Umm...
Posted: October 12
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
The random beeps scare my cat.
3/10
Posted: September 24
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
544.9 hrs on record
im 10/10 mlg pro at mountain kant even 1v1 on mountain bcuz u suk
Posted: October 4
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.2 hrs on record
This Game is the pinnacle of modern game technology, giving you hours of fun without having to click a single button!

The keytar is an amazing addition as it allows you to unlock special in-game events such as: Blood rain, Snowglobe and Raining frogs/fish.

you can clearly see that this game takes many features from other AAA titles such as Call Of Duty and Halo.

Truly Inspiring.

IGN - 10/10 Would Mountain Again.

P.S- Mountain is god
Posted: October 6
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