50 Games Like The Beginner's Guide

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That Dragon, Cancer, What Remains of Edith Finch, and Home is Where One Starts... are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are EXOTIUM - Episode 9 released the 26 February 2021 and ranked #50, Tested on Humans: Escape Room released the 23 February 2021 and ranked #6, AnShi released the 21 February 2021 and ranked #13.

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This suggestion collection includes interactive games with an emphasis on the story for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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The Beginner's Guide is a narrative video game from Davey Wreden, the creator of The Stanley Parable. It lasts about an hour and a half and has no traditional mechanics, no goals or objectives. Instead, it tells the story of a person struggling to deal with something they do not understand.

2# What Remains of Edith Finch - 2017

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What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she's the last one in her family left alive.

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3# Home is Where One Starts... - 2015

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Home is Where One Starts... is a short, first-person exploration game in the same vein as Dear Esther or Gone Home. It’s a story about childhood, hope, and the miracle of memory. You play as a little girl from a broken home somewhere in the American South.

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7# A Painter's Tale: Curon, 1950 - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game A Painter's Tale: Curon, 1950
Screenshot of the video game A Painter's Tale: Curon, 1950

“A Painter's Tale” is an adventure game that tells the story of the tiny Südtirol village of Curon Venosta by mixing reality and fiction. The old Curon was flooded by the waters of Lake Reschen in 1950 due to the construction of a dam. What lies beneath the bell tower still emerging from the lake?

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8# The Stanley Parable - 2013

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The Stanley Parable is a first person exploration game. You will play as Stanley, and you will not play as Stanley. You will follow a story, you will not follow a story. You will have a choice, you will have no choice. The game will end, the game will never end.

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12# To My Best Friend - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game To My Best Friend
Screenshot of the video game To My Best Friend

To My Best Friend is a first-person exploratory narrative experience delivering an emotional story. Made to be experienced in one sitting, it offers something you can return to, revisit, and think on whenever you feel like you need to remember the good times life has to offer.

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13# AnShi - 2021

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Grab your hoverboard and explore the ancient, mysterious world of AnShi as you glide across caves, large deserts and old temple ruins to discover its secrets. Featuring stunning visuals and an original soundtrack, AnShi delivers a unique, breathtaking experience.

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17# I hope she's ok - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game I hope she's ok
Screenshot of the video game I hope she's ok

“I hope she’s ok” is a single-player first-person atmospheric mystery inspired by Nordic folklore. Set around a beautiful lakeside cabin in the heart of Finland during the midsummer solstice, the idyllic scene takes a turn for the worse when you discover that your friend is missing.

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18# My Last Memories About You - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game My Last Memories About You
Screenshot of the video game My Last Memories About You

My Last Memories About You is about a husband who is fulfilling the last wish of his late wife in this short first-person exploration game. The game is short, but in exchange delivers an emotional and heartwarming story, which stays with the player long after experiencing this adventure.

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19# Lost In Time Syed Abdullah Shah - 2020

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Screenshot of the video game Lost In Time Syed Abdullah Shah
Screenshot of the video game Lost In Time Syed Abdullah Shah

This is a First Person Story Adventure video game with Walking Simulator mechanics. The main character can interact with different objects and can add it to her inventory. Collect letters, explore areas and enjoy the scenery. Solve the mystery and find the truth.

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21# Where the Water Tastes Like Wine - 2018

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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a Narrative-Adventure game about traveling, sharing stories, and surviving manifest destiny. Featuring gorgeous hand-drawn illustrations, Where the Water Tastes Like Wine combines 2D visuals with a 3D overworld US map. Players wander across a folkloric Depression era United States at their own pace, meeting strangers with their own stories to tell.

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