Just played this game on PC for the first time through the Free Games with Prime section with no context and was pleasantly surprised by the entire story. Best of luck to everyone going through something similar to Samira's own struggle.
A Normal Lost Phone
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android
A Normal Lost Phone is a game about exploring the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone was found by the player.
OUT NOW on PC, MAC, LINUX, iOS and Android!
Through the interface of a mobile phone, the player must discover what happened to its owner, Sam. Digging through secrets scattered among apps, text messages and photo galleries, the player-voyeur starts witnessing the emotions of Sam, and behind the apparent light-heartedness of a teenage story, their questioning on coming of age, homophobia, depression or the search of oneself.
- An immersive and intuitive way of introducing the narrative through a fake smartphone interface.
- A game that bridges the gap between reality and fiction by letting players act as themselves. The game asks a simple question: if you close the app but still think about the game, have you truly stopped playing?
- A relatable story that helps build empathy with the characters, allowing to explore difficult topics such as identity, gender binarism, individuation and privacy.
"It shares some of the feeling of Her Story, albeit featuring today's technology and with less of a focus on the crime angle. But it has the same small moments of revelation, all of which come together to form a story in its own neat yet meandering way."
Rock Paper Shotgun
"This new phone has a lot to explore, even if you may not see it on the first look. It's a clever way of delivering a narrative, with you discovering more about Sam, the more you investigate the phone. Will you find out what happened to Sam?"
Alpha Beta Gamer
|Platforms||Windows, macOS, Linux, Android|
|Publisher||Plug In Digital Label|
|Release date||Jan 26, 2017|
|Genre||Adventure, Interactive Fiction, Puzzle|
|Tags||Casual, Detective, great-soundtrack, Mystery, psychological, Short, Singleplayer, Story Rich|
|Average session||A few hours|
|Languages||German, English, Spanish; Castilian, French, Italian, Portuguese (Portugal)|
|Links||Homepage, Twitter, Facebook|
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In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $2.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:
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This game is beautiful the message the art the music thank you for such a wonderful game i really loved the ending thanks for showing the world some of the problems some people go through i,m sure loads of people are happy that you made this game thank you for blessing the earth with this game and its wonderful message :)
i really loved this game a lot! the music was lovely and the story was very fun to figure out. i was worried about the ending but i ended up loving it! thank you for an enjoyable story with lovable characters and beautiful artwork.
is there no download for the ios version, because i wont buy it two times
this is SUCH an amazing game! I love the story and everything little detail. Also, the picture of Samira as her true self at the pride festival is so pretty! great artwork
Why is there no DRM free version of Linux listed ? Windows and OS X gets DRM free but not Linux ?
Had A Fun Time With This Game!
I would really appreciate mobile version available here or on Aptoide – I do not have the Play Store installed :)
Had a great blast playing this game!
What version of the game would I be buying here? I'm guessing it's not any mobile version (though some devs distribute side-loadable Android games on itch.io.)
So, it's probably the "PC version" - but what does this mean? Just Windows, or Mac/Linux, too?
And lastly: what is the "activation key"? A Steam key? If so, will there be a DRM-free version, too?
You will buy a Steam code unlocking the Steam version of the game here. There will be Windows, Mac and Linux builds available.
If you'd rather like to get a mobile version of A Normal Lost Phone, I would recommend you to wait for the release on the 26th and get it on your mobile platform of choice.
Will there be a DRM-free version on itch.io?