Uniquely presented as an hour long documentary film, The Mind of Marlo is a narrative driven adventure game focusing on love, loss and silly heads. Laugh and cry with Marlo as he gets to the bottom of his life changing condition, known as Spontaneous Silly Head Syndrome.
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Positive (35) - 94% of the 35 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 19, 2017
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“Originality and deeper meanings are a rarity in today’s gaming industry. These two features and a pleasant pixel-based artstyle were more than enough to earn the game our seal of approval! For less than what you’d spend on a cup of coffee, you can get plenty of fun and live a unique experience that you’ll rarely ever find in another game!”
The Indie Toaster

“It may not be everybody’s cup of tea, but the dry British humor hits all the right notes here, with deft writing and a monotone delivery to the voice acting that so perfectly complements the absurdity of the plot with this nonchalant attitude as if what’s happening isn’t silly or at all out of the ordinary.”
VGBlogger

“With its delightful artwork and unique mockumentary presentation, it accomplishes more in an hour than many games do in eight. It's peculiar, engaging, heartbreaking, and an absolute blast to play.”
5/5 – Adventure Gamer

About This Game

"It's called Spontaneous Silly Head Syndrome and it affects fewer than 1 in 7 billion...."

Meet Marlo Davenport.

Marlo was born with a curious case of Spontaneous Silly Head Syndrome, a rare disorder which makes the individual suffer temporary transformations. How does Marlo cope with such a condition, and is there a cure?

Join Marlo in this one of a kind narrative driven, mockumentary style adventure game. Learn about Marlo's life through compelling monologues, solve fun puzzles to help him overcome his odd condition and figure out just what the heck is happening to him! Not everything is as it seems as you'll discover unravelling Marlo's strange story. What happened to Marlo's father? Who is this Linda he keeps talking about? Why does he keep changing into a slug?

Presented as a lo-res hour long documentary film with fully voice acted talking heads, The Mind of Marlo is best described as an absurd combination of TV show The Office and classic point and click adventure games of yore.

Features

  • A compelling narrative told in an interactive documentary style.

  • Over 20 minutes of recorded dialogue

  • Intuitive point and click puzzle gameplay

  • Fairly nice music

  • Square Nudity

  • Drama!

  • At least 3 good jokes

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2+
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz or better - SSE2 instruction set support.
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Headphones recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz dual core or equivalent - SSE2 instruction set support.
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Headphones recommended
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: 1.6 GHz or better - SSE2 instruction set support.
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Headphones recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04+
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz dual core or equivalent - SSE2 instruction set support.
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Headphones recommended

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