Review: Papers, Please brings your Eastern Bloc border-crossing nightmares to life

At a Glance

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  • Papers, Please
    $10.00

    Papers, Please is proof that a great story married to great mechanics can be a powerful tool for storytellers, transforming the simple life of a border official into a must-play game.

At a Glance

Papers, Please is proof that a great story married to great mechanics can be a powerful tool for storytellers, transforming the simple life of a border official into a must-play game.

Price when rated: $10.00

Pros

  • Grim, effective, and occasionally startling story.
  • Excellent save-forking system makes it easy to replay levels and try new options.

Cons

  • System for reporting discrepancies could be more intuitive.
  • Occasionally hard to tell if pixelated “photograph” on the passport matches person's face.
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