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It is 1982, it is almost winter. The 6 year long war with Kolechia is over. You have won a labor lottery for a job at the newly created border checkpoint, you will be able to feed your family and keep them warm if you work hard and diligently enough. Efficiency is key. You will learn how to quickly read passports and faces, entry tickets and visas, fingerprints, rule books, body scans for smuggled weaponry and contraband. You will learn who to let into your country and who to turn away, who to a...4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
There is a bit of Oregon Trail here, maybe some Law of the West. This dystopian document thriller is occasionally thrilling, but almost always engaging. Lucas Pope’s Papers, Please has an intense focus we don’t often see anymore. It buds with simplicity and flowers into a perpetually tedious mess.Set in a parallel 1980s, its fictional world brings to mind the Berlin Wall, the Cold War and the Soviet Union. You are an inspector running a checkpoint between the two formerly war torn nations of Ars...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
Welcome to Arstotzka! Papers, Please: Extrodinary events viewed through the eyes of the every-man. 0
The year is 1982, the world is in a state of political turmoil. Political unrest, Nationalism and discrimination are the norm. After a time of isolation, the [Great Nation of Arstotzka.] Once again opens its borders to for returning citizens and foreigners alike.This is not without its price, barbed wires, concrete walls and armed guards protect this narrow passage into the [Great Nation of Arstotzka] not afraid to use lethal force to enforce the party's directives.You play as the (un)fortunate ...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
November 23rd, 1982 - I lean forward and growl "NEXT!" into the copper microphone, I sit back as my voice echos throughout the grey, desolate landscape that is the Grestin Checkpoint on the Arstotzka Border. I greet my final visitor of the day with the phrase "Papers, Please", she slides her passport and entry permit onto my desk. While I get her to confirm her transit plans through the country, I am scanning her documents for any discrepancies. Her passport states that she is from Antegria but...1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
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