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Old Man's Journey

Embark on an emotional puzzle adventure down the old man's memory lane.

A story driven puzzle adventure that emphasizes narrative without relying on any text or voice acting

Old Man's Journey

by Broken Rules
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Manipulate the land
Old Man's Journey
Old Man's Journey
$4.99 in the App Store

A story driven puzzle adventure that emphasizes narrative without relying on any text or voice acting. It still creates an emotional journey for the player as they guide the old man across the landscape. The puzzle aspect comes into play as you shift the ground to create continuous landings for the old man to walk across.

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Manipulate the land. To help the old man on his journey, you'll have to manipulate the environment to guide him safely across all obstacles. But play at your own pace, because the game is pressure-free.

Manipulate the land
Interact with other characters

Interact with other characters. Tap on other characters and objects to interact with them. Invoke vignettes of memories from the old man to reveal parts of his past and discover his true identity.

Discover the past. You'll uncover memories and flashbacks of the old man as you help him along his journey. The game is all about life experiences, such as heartache, regret, and hope.

Discover the past

What is it about?

Old Man's Journey is a puzzle adventure game that is more about the experience and journey than the final destination. Guide an old man safely along his journey and uncover his past through memories, and discover his heartache, regret, and hope.

For those who...

  • Like relaxing games
  • Enjoy a good story

Not for those who...

  • Don't like short games
  • Want an action-packed game

Why we love it

The game is beautiful and the story is told completely through imagery, with no words involved. It's a fantastic experience for anyone who wants a game that is relatable.

App Screenshots

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App Details

Puzzle Adventure
Last updated
December 9, 2020
Release date
May 17, 2017
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App Store Description

A soul-searching adventure about life’s precious moments, broken dreams, and changed plans.

Over 17 International Awards, including:
- Apple Design Award (USA)
- Emotional Game Award (France)
- Innovation Award (Brazil)
- Best Art Award (Japan)

- A powerful and emotional narrative told only through imagery
- Gorgeously whimsical landscapes with hand-drawn art and animations
- Handcrafted, pressure-free puzzles
- Unique landscape-shaping mechanic
- A compact game experience perfect for a wanderlust-evoking escape
- Original and emotionally compelling soundtrack by SCNTFC

"A gorgeous experience." - TouchArcade (10/10)
"An absolute joy to look at and play" - The Guardian
"A whimsical poem" - Polygon (8/10)

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