The 39 Steps


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Genre: Adventure, Indie
Works on: MacOS, Windows
Languages: English
Released on: April 25, 2013
Size: 2 GB
Developer: The Story Mechanics
Publisher: KISS
DRM: Activate on Steam


Prepare to experience the original man-on-the-run thriller in a completely new way. This is a digital adaptation of John Buchan’s incredible book (inspiration to Ian Fleming’s James Bond!). Be transported back to 1914 London, where Richard Hannay finds himself framed for a murder he didn’t commit. Now he must escape the Capital and stay alive long enough to solve the riddle of The Thirty-Nine Steps. There are secrets to be discovered, locations to be explored and – above all – an incredible tale to be told in this ground-breaking interactive novel.


– Features

A new form of entertainment, merging the worlds of literature, gaming and film into one
Faithfully constructed using the original – and best-selling – John Buchan text
Hundreds of hand-painted digital environments, and authentic materials from 1910s Britain
8 different storytelling mechanics, 25 collectible items and 16 awards to be unlocked
An original soundtrack by Si Begg and theatrical voice performances
Created in Unity4, with a playtime of 5-8 hours


– Details

Single Player


– System Requirements

Platform Requires a Steam account
OS Windows XP
Processor 2GHz
Memory 2 GB RAM
Graphics DirectX 9 512MB card
Mac OS X
Platform Requires a Steam account
Processor 2.2GHz dual core
Memory 2 GB RAM
Graphics GPU 128MB+