Tag Archives: Sam Barlow

“Her Story” Gets Its First iPhone & iPad Sale

Her Story By: Sam Barlow I was a little obsessed with Sam Barlow's FMV murder mystery Her Story when it first came out. It might be my game of the year, as no other game burrowed into my head that deep. It's such a unique and chilling experience. At five bucks, it was already a great deal, but for those who weren't ready to take the plunge at that price, there's really no excuse now that it's on sale for only $1.99. You can read my spoiler-free (as much as possible) review here and see this Read more [...]

“Her Story” Fans Are In For a Treat If the Game Sells 1 Million Copies

Her Story By: Sam Barlow **Note: If you haven't already finished playing "Her Story," turn back now. There are SPOILERS ahead!** I've recently been interviewing creator Sam Barlow and actress Viva Seifert about the full-motion video (FMV) murder mystery game Her Story. If you've played the game (and if you're reading this, I hope you did), you may have come across the video clips in which she sings an altered version of an old murder ballad called "The Dreadful Wind and Rain" or "The Twa Sisters." Read more [...]

Interrogating “Her Story” Creator Sam Barlow and Actress Viva Seifert (Interview)

Her Story By: Sam Barlow As anyone who's been following me here or on Twitter for the last few weeks might have noticed, I've been a bit obsessed with the game "Her Story." I reached out to the creator, Sam Barlow, to conduct an interview, to which he generously agreed. We've been doing it one question at a time over email and I thought it might be interesting to let my audience see it as it's happening. I would also welcome readers to offer up their own questions in the comments sections. So Read more [...]

Her Story: Full Game Text Transcript

Her Story By: Sam Barlow For those who finished playing the game Her Story by Sam Barlow, you can see the full transcript here, thanks to reader dazydee, who cleaned up the text from a file that Howard Alan Treesong posted on Neogaf. This will spoil the game completely for anyone who hasn't played, so I highly suggest walking away if you haven't played yet. You can also see my walkthrough guide and discussion here and the video clips in order here. You can see my interviews with creator Sam Read more [...]

Her Story Walkthrough: All Video Clips in Order and Explanations

Her Story By: Sam Barlow For those who finished playing the game Her Story by Sam Barlow, you can see all the clips in order here. I organized them and made a video for each interview. I've also included summaries and the most straightforward explanations of each interview. This will spoil the game completely for anyone who hasn't played, so I highly suggest walking away if you haven't played yet. You can see my walkthrough guide and discussion for more help with the game, other theories and Read more [...]