Welcome to Elk: The First Stories is the free intro of this upcoming biographical adventure set on an island like no other. Every character you encounter has a story to tell. From the weird and wonderful to the dark and desperate, all the tales told on Elk are based on true stories.
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Positive (37) - 97% of the 37 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 10, 2020
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Reviews

““Welcome to Elk is funny, sweet, surprising and devastating””
Eurogamer

““The stories are based on real-life events, some of which are emotionally searing and morally perplexing.””
Polygon

““‘Welcome To Elk’ Balances Real World Trauma, Comedy For Its Story””
Forbes

About This Game

First taste of the world of Elk!


  • Mini adventure on a fictional island stitched together with true stories
  • 20 minutes playtime

Tales of real stories


Welcome to Elk, an adventure game set on a fictional island stitched together with true stories and tall tales, and inhabited by the people who lived them.

Story


You play as Frigg, a young carpenter trading their busy life in the city for an apprenticeship in a small town. When she arrives in Elk, Frigg worries that the slower pace of life will be boring (they don’t even have the internet), but quickly discovers nothing could be further from the truth!

Tragic stories told with love and sometimes humour


The stories reflect the drama of our lives, on Elk it’s known that humour, love and death go hand in hand. Life may seem hard sometimes, but it is always followed by laughter.

Make new friends


On Elk, you will meet weird and wonderful characters - people whom the world has either ignored or forgotten. Follow their ups and downs, their odd drinking rituals and their unique ways of tackling whatever life throws at them.

Unique mini games


Help your new friends on Elk through playful mini games. All games are uniquely tailored to underline the story and the mood of the game.

Meet the people who told the original stories


We value the importance of storytellers, those who carry the tales of others and share them. That's why, in Elk, you will also meet the living storytellers who inspired us to make this game.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

The game contains scenes including deaths, and children experiencing murder and death. Alcohol abuse, prostitution, violence and offensive language

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel i5 Quad-Core
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8
    • Processor: Intel i5 Quad-Core
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics card
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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