The Book of Unwritten Tales

The Book of Unwritten Tales is a humorous homage to the great fantasy books, movies, and games of the genre, filled with plenty of weird characters and dark humour. The game features four playable heroes (the little gnome Wilbur; the elf princess Ivo; a human adventurer named Nate; and The Critter, a shaggy creature that Nate adopted on one of his journeys and hasn't stopped trotting behind him ever since) whose skills have to be used wisely, particularly those that can only be solved by working as a team.

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Posted by Houie on Nov 24, 2013

One of the best modern day adventure games.

Great Length. Great Humor. Amazing visuals. Amazing voice acting. Great, touching story that invokes sympathy and suspense. Very very good puzzle designs - some very unique ones. Character design is great - the player is able to feel the game... Read the review »

Posted by Antrax on Jan 27, 2013

The worst thing I can say is that it could've been even better

"The Book of Unwritten Tales" is an unashamedly old-school point and click game. While visually it's anything but retro, other aspects of the game are deliberately simple. Plot-wise, the bad guys are bad, the good guys are good and the world is in... Read the review »

Game Information

Platform Mac, PC, Linux
Perspective Third-Person
Control Point-and-click
Gameplay Quest
Genre Fantasy
Theme -
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media DVD, Internet download

Product Details


System Requirements
Windows XP/Vista
Pentium 1.5 GHz processor (3 GHz recommended)
512 MB RAM (1 GB recommended)
128 MB DirectX 9-compatible graphics card with Pixel Shader 2.0
2.5 GB hard drive space