"The Deer" is an educational inter­ac­tive expe­ri­ence for children. You'll be an ancient Deer during the Pleistocene (Ice Age) epoch and you'll discover everything about this marvelous era. Unfortunately there were no T-Rex during this age since they were already extinct millions of years before.
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Mixed (214 reviews) - 50% of the 214 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mixed (1,160 reviews) - 60% of the 1,160 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Dec 2, 2015

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"The Deer" is an educational inter­ac­tive expe­ri­ence for children.
You'll be an ancient Deer during the Pleistocene (Ice Age) epoch and you'll discover everything about this marvelous era.

- Did you know that during the Pleistocene there were no dinosaurs? They had become extinct at the end of the Cretaceous Period, more than 60 million years before the Pleistocene Epoch began.

- Did you know that many animals, specifically, mammals were much larger in body form than their modern relatives?

- Did you know that this age witnessed the final extinction of the giant shark Megalodon, that had been the top predator of the oceans for millions of years?

Here are some of the interesting facts that you'll find out playing "The Deer"!
Unfortunately there were no T-Rexes during this age since they were already extinct millions of years before.


All artwork is by illustrator Giulia Airoldi.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3
    • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2.6 GHz / AMD Dual-Core Athlon 3.0 GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM 3.0 with 512MB VRAM; NVIDIA GeForce 8500 GT / AMD Radeon HD 4650 or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: Quad-Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM 3.0 with 1GB VRAM; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280 / AMD Radeon HD 4830 or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
    • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2.4 GHz
    • Memory: 1 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 640M / ATI Radeon HD 5750 with at least 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: none
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks or higher
    • Processor: Quad-Core Processor
    • Memory: 1 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 640M / ATI Radeon HD 6750M with at least 1GB VRAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • Additional Notes: none
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.10 LTS
    • Processor: Intel Dual-Core 2.9 GHz / AMD Dual-Core 3.5 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM 3.0 with 512MB VRAM; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 550 Ti / AMD Radeon HD 6670 or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 13.10
    • Processor: Quad-Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM 3.0 with 1GB VRAM; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 / AMD Radeon HD 7970 or greater
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
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Mixed (214 reviews)
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furiosa
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 21
just i got this game for free, install it and play but i didnt played atleast 5 mins.... maybe its not bad game but not my type..
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╰☆╮m!ckuX B)╰☆╮
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
... dont play it pls
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[GoC] Col. Mustard
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
Oh deer, this game is a bit short and not terribly fawn

It does deliver on what it promises but I was kind of expecting more – maybe a bit like an interactive version of the kids film "Ice Age" except with interesting facts as the deer traversed across an icy continent. It's not a bad experience, just a very short one that's not terribly fun or memorable.

http://www.choicestgames.com/2016/07/the-deer-review.html
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NaseeR ✶B> DLore/Ruby/Sapphire
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 17
nice game , it deserves a try !
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Lyra
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 16
Product received for free
This could have been an excellent educational game for children. But there's something that kills the game. It's waaaaaaay too short. I wish I could say it's a good game, because the graphics are actually very interesting. And the few activities are good activities for children to learn. But nope, the game is extremely short, and it really kills the game, sadly. Parents, don't waste your money on this game.
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01001000 01101001 ツ
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 16
This game was brilliant.

10/10 would play more often than CS:GO.
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Deer
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
Game with a small minimal interactive menu. The game itself seems to be 3 small basic puzzle games that are incredibly easy.
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Mickji
( 4.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
E' carino ma e' cortissimo. i tre minigiochi non hanno alcuna utilita' nel proseguimento della storia. Sono proprio tre come mostrato nel video introduttivo del gioco: memory, puzle e scegli lo snack adatto. Ci sono poche informazioni e pochi disegni. Il puntatore e' nel centro della zampa, non nella punta quindi fare attenzione. Free e' ok perche' in 5 minuti e' finito. Non ci sono cose nascoste o altri personaggi altre storie ecc
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Vihane
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: July 14
i dont like this games but i am play this game i dont know wy
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Nevedov
( 2.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 11
This should be free Flash game, not paid game on Steam. My complete playtime was 6 minutes, other time i spent on cards.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
43 of 46 people (93%) found this review helpful
45 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
I was The Deer,
I played as...The Deer,
Oh dear...
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24 of 27 people (89%) found this review helpful
19 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
3.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
I got this game for free and I still feel like I paid too much for it.
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10 of 11 people (91%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Product received for free
It's an interactive picture book for small children. Something where you take your three-year-old onto your lap, and go, "Oh, look, a deer!" and let the kid pick out more things and naming them, as well as you reading the text to them.

Think the short books with thick cardboard pages you may have at home or find in the doctor's waiting room. As that, it does the job nicely.

Unlike with a cardboard book, here your child can move the deer back and forth, and play a few simple minigames; memory, a type of jigsaw, and pick the right objects from an image. (If you set a key for vertical movement, you can even make the deer vanish.)

And that's it. I can imagine plenty of entertainment value for a small child (I met a few in my life), at the age where they like to go through always the same picture book, and get a giggle out of (wrongly) suggesting to feed the deer chips and chocolate.

For what it is, I recommend it. Others just need to consider whether they'd pick up a cardboard book of the same price for a child at the right age.
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
13 people found this review funny
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Product received for free
This game just change my life. It's just gold.
10/10 i'm going to my eye surgery after playing this master piece...
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Product received for free
OVERVIEW
The Deer is an educational indie experience developed by Fabio Ferrara and Giulia Airoldi and published by Chubby Pixel. You are a deer that is exploring the area around him to learn about the Pleistocene (Ice Age) epoch and interesting facts about mammals. It has a few minigames and a dozen or more facts.

PROS
+ Cheap (can find free code giveaways anywhere)
+ Controller Support
+ Steam Trading Cards
+ Educational

CONS
- Short (est. <20 mins)
- Made for children yet uses very large words (Pleistocene, Megalodon)
- Minimal mini games (2 both take a few minutes)
- Facts aren't read to the player

OVERVIEW
I went into this game knowing it was an educational experience made for kids, and it still disappointed me. The facts were good, no denying that, but the actual experience was not immersive enough to hold a childs attention. The graphics were cute and so was the music, but nothing exceptional. If there were more mini games this experience would go over better. With such limited "gameplay" I still don't feel like it matched what other games can do.
2.5/10
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
Oh deer, this game is a bit short and not terribly fawn

It does deliver on what it promises but I was kind of expecting more – maybe a bit like an interactive version of the kids film "Ice Age" except with interesting facts as the deer traversed across an icy continent. It's not a bad experience, just a very short one that's not terribly fun or memorable.

http://www.choicestgames.com/2016/07/the-deer-review.html
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 11
This is what my life has become. Looping in a forest, not knowing where to go with my curiosity perking whenever I see glowing symbols appear, always wondering what they mean. Constantly playing redundant games, going underwater hoping for the sweet release of death.
Curiosity turned in to worry as I start to panic over the symbols and if they lead me to the exit. Playing. Playing. Playing. Nothing but matching games and rebuilding the bones of my fallen family. Lacking friends or anyone to release my problems to, I became paranoid. God, why am I here? Did I do something to you? Please release me from this purgatory. I'll do anything. I'll worship thine figure more.
Three moons have passed now. I still have no escape. Rations are low, I fear I will die here. I fear the death that may ensue in this...hell. The only other animals here are still and unresponive. Please help.
This is my final day. Its has been 6 moons now. No food left, sickness creeping up on my, and frost bite biting at my limbs. This is my final entry. Maybe death isn't so bad. I bid you all adeu.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 4
Product received for free
I got this for free turns out its a kids game and has <3 minutes of "gameplay". All i want is the cards and I've finished the game already and got none
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
Product received for free
The deer wasn't! I liked that.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
Product received for free
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