A dark/sad/weird/funny first person exploration game. You play a man on his last night alive as he obsesses over a mysterious painting. More of a story game in that it emphasizes mood and character over gameplay. Takes ten minutes to play and has "next-gen" features like a shrimp tank.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (28) - 82% of the 28 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (4,475) - 81% of the 4,475 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Aug 10, 2015
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Reviews

“...was a total gut punch. I didn't have any words when the experience was over... It's been in my head for days”
Kotaku

“In less than 20 minutes The Static Speaks My Name manages to be dark, sad, funny and disturbing”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“A short and unforgettable experience... Full of surprises, great attention to detail and dark humor.”
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About This Game

A dark/sad/weird/funny first person exploration game. You play a man on his last night alive as he obsesses over a mysterious painting. More of a story game in that it emphasizes mood and character over gameplay. Takes ten minutes to play and has "next-gen" features like a shrimp tank with pet shrimp. Be warned, the game contains explicit handling of suicide.

For people that have played the game elsewhere, this is the original version, not an expansion or HD remake.

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System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP+
    • Graphics: Graphics card: DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities; generally everything made since 2004 should work.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 66 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made in Unity 4.6. Should run on most computers purchased within the last six years.
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.7
    • Graphics: Graphics card: DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities; generally everything made since 2004 should work.
    • Storage: 72 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made in Unity 4.6. Should run on most computers purchased within the last six years.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Graphics: Graphics card: DX9 (shader model 2.0) capabilities; generally everything made since 2004 should work.
    • Storage: 71 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Made in Unity 4.6. Should run on most computers purchased within the last six years. I haven't had many Linux users yet, so let me know if it doesn't run. I'll do my best to get it working.
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