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The Novelist

The Novelist asks one central question: can you achieve your dreams without pushing away the people you love? The game focuses on Dan Kaplan, a novelist struggling to write the most important book of his career while trying to be the best husband and father he can be.
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Developer: Orthogonal Games Publisher: Maxistentialism
Genre: Adventure, Casual, Indie
Languages: English
Tags: Indie (62), Adventure (47), Story Rich (38), Casual (36), Exploration (25), Atmospheric (25), First-Person (24), Stealth (24), Choices Matter (11), Singleplayer (9), Walking Simulator (8), Short (5)
Category: Single-player, Steam Trading Cards, Steam Cloud
Release date: Dec 10, 2013
Price: $9.99
Score rank: 52% Userscore: 81% Old userscore: 76% Metascore: 66%
Owners: 100,000 .. 200,000
Followers: 3,131
Peak concurrent players yesterday: 3
Playtime total: 02:54 (average) 01:46 (median)

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