The Graveyard

4.0
48 reviews
500+
Downloads
Content rating
Everyone
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About this game

Mobile version of the 2008 classic art game.

“a pretentious, ineffective waste of the interactive medium” -Destructoid

“a beautiful and moving aesthetic experience” -The Business Times

“striking and thought-provoking” -Eurogamer

“Interactivity is a powerful thing. The Graveyard could have been a short film on YouTube and lost none of its presentational qualities, or its message. But the very limited interaction you have with the character -you can walk her forward and backward, or turn- instantly makes the connection deeper and more powerful than it would have been if you were simply watching.” -Wired

Selected for the Independent Games Festival and Indiecade. Nominated for European Innovative Games Award.

The Graveyard is a very short computer game designed by Auriea Harvey and Michaël Samyn. You play an old lady who visits a graveyard. You walk around, sit on a bench and listen to a song. It’s more like an explorable painting than an actual game. An experiment with realtime poetry, with storytelling without words.

This full version of The Graveyard adds only one feature, the possibility of death. The full version of the game is exactly the same as the trial, except, every time you play she may die.

With music (sung in Flemish with English subtitles) by Gerry De Mol, animations by Laura Raines Smith and sound effects by Kris Force.
By Tale of Tales, the independent studio that created Vanitas for smartphones, Luxuria Superbia for tablets and The Endless Forest, The Path, Fatale, Bientôt l'été and Sunset for desktops.

http://Tale-of-Tales.com/TheGraveyard
Updated on
Jul 21, 2021

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Ratings and reviews

3.5
41 reviews
A Google user
October 12, 2016
A great experience from the team if Tale of Tales. Poetic, sad, introspective, emotional... the meaning of waiting for something, the longing for something whom is not there anymore. Truly amazing.
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A Google user
August 31, 2019
Bloody awful
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A Google user
May 22, 2014
The game could have been great, if was a game with a traditional mission of some sort. Maybe to artsy for me.
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