A short wordless adaptation of a Civil War story.
All Reviews:
Positive (25) - 92% of the 25 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 12, 2013

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“A testament to how video games can be used to tell a story.”

“It’s thought-provoking and emotionally gripping, should you let it be”

“It embodies something very rare in gaming today – a very strong and compelling message that demonstrates how game design can be an art and how video games can be used to tell a story.”

About This Game

In this short 5 to 10 minute sidescrolling linear game, play as a soldier as they dream to make a daring escape. What will happen when you make a leap of faith?

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is an adaptation of the Civil War story by the same name written by Ambrose Bierce. Besides the title screen, there are no words (spoken or written) within the game allowing the art and mechanics to tell the story.

Arrow keys to play.

Only one ending.

System Requirements

    • OS: 7
    • Processor: 2 GHz
    • Memory: 50 MB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 330 or higher
    • Storage: 50 MB available space

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