Our faster, stronger, taller readers will recollect a distinct air of excitement that that accompanied the ‘document thriller’, Papers, Please: “Your job as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people entering the Arstotzkan side of Grestin from Kolechia. Among the throngs of immigrants and visitors looking for work are hidden smugglers, spies, and terrorists. Using only the documents provided by travelers and the Ministry of Admission’s primitive inspect, search, and fingerprint systems you must decide who can enter Arstotzka and who will be turned away or arrested.” Nathan wrote about it, and said: “Stamping is so damn satisfying. I want to stamp everything. Sometimes I do. Think you can slip a faulty document past me? WRONG.” You can try out that early beta version over here. The game itself can be pre-ordered for $10.
There’s a trailer, too.
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