Alone in the Park

...offers a slow-paced, low-octane blend of text and graphical adventure gameplay
that will have you fully reclined on your chaise longue.

 

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Some impressions so far of Alone in the Park:

"Alone in the Park blurs the lines between a mere adventure game and a bestseller novel...The writing in Alone in the Park is some of the sharpest I have ever had the pleasure of reading in a video game" - Joe Jasko, Gamezebo

"It has a brilliant, if slightly twisted, sense of humour and has some very memorably crafted characters" - Laura Kate Dale, Indie Haven

"I couldn't help but be reminded of my experiences playing the old LucasArts adventure games like Sam & Max Hit the Road.'"
- Brandon Schmidt, The Indie Mine

"Whether I was trying to fan the flames of passion between a business-obsessed yuppie on a fishing trip and a gothic LARPer or appease a particularly shrewd child who the protagonist is irrationally afraid of, the three- to four-hour narrative (not to mention the particularly humorous theme song, performed by Neil) provided a decent amount of chuckles." - Jeff Marchiafava, Game Informer

 



Play as a rather misanthropic gamer who finds herself lured away from her computer to embark upon a real world quest: finding hidden treasure in a national park. Annoyingly, doing this requires her to locate and reassemble pieces of a treasure map. And instead of being populated with cool creatures like giant vampire squid bats or something, the park's forests, lakes and mountains are home to the lamest NPCs imaginable.

This treasure had better be fucking legendary.

At first glance Alone in the Park appears to be a text adventure - but it's not what you might expect. While the narrative is told via text, to play it's more like a graphical adventure game. There is no typing out commands or clicking on words; instead navigating around the world and solving its puzzles is achieved via a graphical interface.

Alone in the Park features:

 

(Games press will find a press kit here.)

Listen to the Alone in the Park theme song:

 

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And yes, the way-less-sexy 2011 browser version is still free to play here.