The 39 Steps

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The 39 Steps is an interactive adaptation of John Buchan's classic man-on-the-run novel. The player follows Richard Hannay as he unexpectedly finds himself thrown into a conspiracy with global repercussions. Now forced to go on the run for a murder he didn't commit, he must attempt to solve the mystery of the Thirty-Nine Steps before it's too late. The game is largely played as a visual novel where the literary text is enhanced with visual elements, animation, voice-acting, storytelling techniques and mechanics. There are also small puzzles involving notebooks or drawing lines to open doors.


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GameZebo Windows Apr 30, 2013 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
148apps iPad Apr 24, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Examiner Windows May 08, 2013 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Micro Mart Windows Apr 15, 2013 7 out of 10 70
The Telegraph iPad Apr 18, 2013 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40


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