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.
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.
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 Store Description
*** Game of the Year on iPad 2017 ***
*** Apple Design Award 2017 ***
A story game about life’s precious moments, broken dreams, and changed plans.
"A gorgeous experience." - TouchArcade (10/10)
"An absolute joy to look at and play" - The Guardian
"A whimsical poem" - Polygon - (8/10)
Immerse yourself in a visual narrative as you uncover stories of the old man’s life told through beautiful vignettes of his memories. Interact with the serene, whimsical environment as you solve playful puzzles and shape the landscape around you, growing the hills to create the old man’s path forward.
Explore life’s complexities through the old man’s eyes as you experience his heartache, regret, and hope.
- Designed for touch
- 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
- Crisp drawings designed to look beautiful on your iPhone and iPad