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A Musical Story

An original hybrid of narrative adventure game and rhythm game. In A Musical Story we follow the story of Gabriel, who escapes into the world of music to regain lost memories. In order to unlock subsequent flashbacks, we play songs, showing above all our sense of rhythm.

Adventure | 2D | rhythm | music | arcade elements | indie games | experimental/art | 60s and 70s

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A Musical Story is an original game combining elements of rhythm game and narrative adventure game. It was developed by the French Glee-Cheese Studio team and published by Digerati.

Plot

The action of the A Musical Story is set in the 1970s. The main character is Gabriel, affected by amnesia. In order to regain lost memories, the protagonist escapes into the world of music, gradually recalling who he is and what he has experienced. The story presented in the game is told without the use of words.

Mechanics

In A Musical Story we follow the chapters of the story of Gabriel's life. We unlock memories by playing new songs. Unlike standard music games, there's no timeline showing you when to press a particular button during gameplay. Instead, the title appeals to our sense of rhythm and memory, and the 'notes' to be played are presented on a circle; the closer together they are, the shorter the gap between them. A hidden chapter of the story awaits players who manage to play each song perfectly.

Technical aspects

A Musical Story colourful, cartoon-like graphics were created by Alexandre Rey. The soundtrack consists of 26 songs, signed by Charles Bardin and Valentin Ducloux, inspired by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Air.

Game mode: single player  

Age restrictions A Musical Story: 16+

A Musical Story System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

  • Minimum:
  • Intel Core 2 Duo 1.5 GHz
  • 4 GB RAM
  • graphic card Intel HD or better
  • 500 MB HDD
  • Windows XP
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