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  • Publisher: Mrgan LLC
  • Genre: Word
  • Device: Universal
  • Size: 32.1 MB
  • Version: 1.0.2
  • Price: $2.99
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App description: One of the most essential iOS games of the year. Proves just how interesting and vital gaming as a medium can be. 9/10 Pocket Gamer

Grayout is exceptional as a game, as a compelling narrative, as an experiment in communication. It is simple, poignant, and horrifying. Gamezebo

Grayout is an aphasiac text game set in a medical dystopia. Its a prequel to the censorship game Blackbar.

In Grayout, you play Alaine, a rebelious resident of the totalitarian community called The Neighborhood, who wakes up in a hospital research lab following an accident or so she is told. The game is a series of conversations with hospital staff, made challenging by Alaines post-traumatic aphasiaa disorder that affects ones ability to process language.

Grayout simulates the experience of having a word on the tip of your tongue, the frustration of knowing what you mean but not how to say it, the feeling of being overwhelmed by the runaway thoughts inside your head and struggling to reign them in.

This is a game for fans of text adventures, interactive fiction, word puzzles, story-driven games, and emotional simulations.

Marvelous. The Guardian, The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015

Liked Blackbar? This is harder but also cleverer. Lots more feels too. Prepare your brain. Sam Barlow of 'Her Story'

We hope your stay in the Neighborhood Hospital is pleasant and brief. Get well.
12-16-2015, 11:35 PM
#2
Hey, I made a non-spoilery gameplay video if anyone wants to see what it's like. Highly recommend if you liked Blackbar even a little.


12-17-2015, 01:58 AM
#3
Joined: May 2012
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posts: 2
Instabuy. Loved Blackbar, can't wait to play this.
12-17-2015, 03:20 AM
#4
Joined: May 2010
Location: Deepest Circle, Hell
Posts: 8,560
I'm afraid this is going to get totally lost in the shuffle. I didn't even notice it on the forums. :/

"I am virgin, I'm a whore! Giving nothing; the taker, the maker of war!" - Black Sabbath, "I"
12-17-2015, 07:15 AM
#5
Quote:
Originally Posted by metalcasket View Post
I'm afraid this is going to get totally lost in the shuffle. I didn't even notice it on the forums. :/
Well, it released pretty late yesterday. Hasn't officially been announced yet.
12-17-2015, 09:09 AM
#6
Ohhh, yes! Instabuy.
12-17-2015, 09:12 AM
#7
I think I've said this before, AppUnwrapper, but it bears repeating: You and your website are such a wonderful resource!
12-17-2015, 09:21 AM
#8
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 3,244
Haven't had a chance to play this yet, but it looks cool.

Great job by AppUnwrapper on the video!
12-17-2015, 10:24 AM
#9
Quote:
Originally Posted by Valentia View Post
I think I've said this before, AppUnwrapper, but it bears repeating: You and your website are such a wonderful resource!
Thanks.
12-17-2015, 06:59 PM
#10
Joined: Jul 2012
Location: U.S.
Posts: 3,244
This was actually a good interview by AppUnwrapper. It pretty much sold me on the game. I think I need to get Blackbar too now. I guess I overlooked it when it released.

http://www.appunwrapper.com/2015/12/...about-grayout/

Last edited by NOEN; 12-17-2015 at 07:10 PM.