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"I loved how it freaked out my family . . . by the end of the game you’ll find yourself questioning what’s real and what’s part of the game."
- Becca Smith, GameSpew

You get a text from someone you don't know. They say they've been kidnapped, and they need your help to escape. Do you trust them? Do they trust you? Will they make it out alive?

Subtext is an Alternate Reality Game (ARG). The game plays out in real time through actual text messages, phone calls, emails, etc. that you receive from characters. Along the way, you'll need to solve puzzles, break into systems, and use social engineering to unravel the story of a mysterious research facility and a person who found themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time.

For more information, and to play the free demo, visit subtextgame.com


Buy Now$6.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $6 USD. You will get access to the following files:

SUB.TXT 495 bytes
subtext.pdf 217 kB


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Subtext is a relatively short game, but it packs in a lot of clever ideas--about AI, trust, psychological manipulation--and some jaw-dropping twists.  I highly recommend it, including the "Extended Contact"!