Award Winning Dystopian Document Thriller Game papers please Now available on smartphones nine years after its initial release. You can download the game on apple app store And google play store Starting today for $4.99.
Peppers, Please takes place in the fictional communist state of Arstotzka, where you play a border control agent who is faced with a number of ethical dilemmas. The game challenges players to confront their own perception bias while touching on real-world issues surrounding immigration.
“Your job as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people entering from Colchia to the Aristotzkan side of Grestin,” reads the game’s description. “There are smugglers, spies and terrorists hiding in the hordes of immigrants and visitors looking for work. Using only documents provided by the Ministry of Travelers and Entry’s Initial Inspection, Search and Fingerprint System, you must decide who can enter Arstotzka and who will be turned away or arrested.
Peppers Please was created by indie game developer Lucas Pope and published through his production company 3909 LLC. The game was released in August 2013 for Microsoft Windows and OS X, in February 2014 for Linux, in December 2014 for iOS on the iPad, and in December 2017 for the PlayStation Vita.
The game was positively received upon its release and is seen as a showcase for video games as an art form. Peppers, Please have received the BAFTA Game Award for the Strategy and Simulation categories, and most recently won the Peabody Award for Digital Storytelling.
Pope tweeted that the smartphone version of the game includes an updated user interface and minor changes designed to make the game playable on mobile. If you already own the iPad app, you can access the iPhone app for free, he says.