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The Search

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Embark on a journey of discovery and inspiration in The Search - a story-driven puzzle-adventure set in a mysterious world where art comes to life!

In an unknown world, you'll search for clues about the nature of this place, as well as your own past. Guided only by the letters of a mysterious stranger, you'll find that this universe works differently from our own. It's a world in which obstacles can be overcome by your own creativity - and where art comes to life to create tears in the fabric of reality.

Who wrote the letters that guide you? What is the nature of this surreal, enchanted universe? And why were you chosen to take this journey?

Key features:

- A short, story-driven puzzle-adventure
- Uncover clues and solve inventive puzzles
- Gorgeous 3D artwork and a haunting soundtrack
- Voice acting from Cissy Jones (Firewatch, Life Is Strange)
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Jason Godbey
Jason Godbey
Age rating
Not rated

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7+ 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i3-370M @ 2.40GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
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Last Modified: Aug 28, 2019

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The Search reviews and comments

Translated by
Microsoft from Deutsch
I have to say that Game really appealed to me. Unfortunately, the Puzzles are really lame, in the Beginning you have to check once and then it is the same Puzzle over and over again, at an Hour Of play now not so bad, but it would go more Creative. But for the two three Euros you get here really a nice message to think About. So Would the Game already recommend, but only if you get into it that it's Playfully boring and that the Controls are stupid. But What I don't understand about the Control: WTF The whole Game consists of many individual Images through which you click through, which is just mega confusing and then in the End you can just go through it normally ... W.T.F ... So the Control really didn't succeed well. But What is nice is definitely the Soundtrack! VERY good Songs!
Translated by
Microsoft from French
The adventure game the search personally, it seems to me correct, no bug, they contient beautiful images, soft music that does not fall on the nerves. This game tries to make us know the arts in sometimes poetic form and reveals a different aspect of the perception of art through interactions in our lives and Vice and versa. My only negative point are the small messages back from all these beautiful thinking (probably Buddhist) that is based on an I, ME, me, very deep inside. Yes, the game is a bit empty, because the goal is to fill the spaces of life with often invisible colors. Nevertheless, if you have not understood anything in this sentence... not serious, I too and if the symptoms persist, consult your doctor. You will receive 3 collections cards out of 5 and 9 successes more or less easy to win. I recommend it with a big discount, because according to me it will not appeal to everyone... but hey. It's up to you to judge. Friendly Pastor
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Microsoft from Deutsch
The Title of the Game already says it: It's about the Search-the Search for yourself. The Player immerses himself in a lovingly designed 3D environment, which he must explore and scour for Clues. These Clues are Quotes from well-known Artists, some of which represent philosophical, partly psychological, advice for one's own Life. However, The Player does not proceed in the Search. The Game is linear and goes without bloody Action or Dead Ends. There are two alternative Endings that end the Search. Immediately before the End, the Control changes so that you can move completely freely in the last Level. The only Criticism is that the Game is quite short with a playing Time Of about 2 to 3 Hours. However, considering this Game was conceived and developed by just a single Person, Jason Godbey, then you can't expect lifelong Entertainment. To unlock all Steam achievements, you have to play this Game multiple times anyway. However, These are not too complicated to achieve. Verdict: Wonderful philosophical Adventure that takes you on a Journey to yourself. A little short, but definitely recommended for the Price.
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