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The Beginner's Guide

App ID 303210
App Type Game
Developer
Publisher Everything Unlimited Ltd.
Supported Systems Windows macOS Linux
Last Change Number 12231179
Last Record Update 7 August 2021 – 19:06:35 UTC ()
Release Date 1 October 2015 – 17:00:00 UTC ()

The Beginner's Guide is a narrative video game from Davey Wreden, the creator of The Stanley Parable. It lasts about an hour and a half and has no traditional mechanics, no goals or objectives. Instead, it tells the story of a person struggling to deal with something they do not understand.

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User Tags

Story RichWalking SimulatorIndieNarrationAtmosphericFirst-PersonShortSingleplayerAdventureAbstractSurrealGreat SoundtrackExperimentalPsychologicalEmotionalDarkPhilosophicalExperiencePsychological HorrorPuzzle

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Additional Information

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ReleaseState released
Store Release Date 1 October 2015 ()
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Associations
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Primary Genre Indie (23)
Store Genres Adventure (25), Indie (23)
Supported Languages
5 LanguagesInterfaceFull AudioSubtitles
EnglishYesYesYes
FrenchYesYes
GermanYesYes
Spanish - SpainYesYes
RussianYesYes
Steam Release Date 1 October 2015 – 17:00:00 UTC ()
Original Release Date 1 October 2015 – 07:00:00 UTC () (1443682800)
Store Asset Modification Time 10 November 2019 – 23:48:33 UTC () (1573429713)
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Web Assets
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review_score 8
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Detected Technologies (?) Engine.Source, SDK.CEF
  • 4 players right now
  • 14 24-hour peak
  • 947 all-time peak

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Concurrent players

  • 4 players right now
  • 14 24-hour peak
  • 947 all-time peak

Owner estimations

Store data

  • 36,282 followers
  • #3399 in top sellers
  • 14,970 positive reviews
  • 2,263 negative reviews
  • 86.87% positive reviews

Playtime estimations by SteamSpy

  • 0 minutes median playtime in last 2 weeks
  • 4.9 hours median total playtime
  • 0 minutes average playtime in last 2 weeks
  • 3.9 hours average total playtime

Twitch Stats

  • 0 viewers right now
  • 4 24-hour peak
  • 40,504 all-time peak

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How many players are playing The Beginner's Guide right now on Steam? There are 4 players in The Beginner's Guide on Steam. The Beginner's Guide player counter. The Beginner's Guide Steam charts.

Bundles that include this app

ID Name % Created
1849 The Stanley Parable and The Beginner's Guide -10% No 13 December 2018 – 20:03:20 UTC

Packages that include this app

SubID Name Billing Type Last Update
44661 The Beginner's Guide Developer Comp CD Key 4 November 2015 – 01:23:52 UTC
44662 The Beginner's Guide for Beta Testing CD Key 4 November 2015 – 01:23:52 UTC
44663 The Beginner's Guide Store or CD Key 29 January 2021 – 06:50:34 UTC
73536 BAFTA 2015 CD Key 20 July 2020 – 01:47:22 UTC
80059 The Beginner's Guide + Soundtrack Store or CD Key 29 January 2021 – 06:51:01 UTC
283125 The Beginner's Guide (Giveaway: Abstract Planet) No Cost 21 June 2018 – 00:48:42 UTC

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Downloadable Content

AppID Name Last Update
406460 The Beginner's Guide Soundtrack 8 August 2018 – 11:37:39 UTC

Depots

ID Name Max Size OS Extra Info
303211 The Beginner's Guide Content & win32 3.25 GiB
406461 The Beginner's Guide Soundtrack 101.81 MiB DLC 406460
303212 The Beginner's Guide OSX 124.76 MiB
303213 The Beginner's Guide Lemon Rooibos Edition 73.07 MiB

Branches

Name Description Build ID Time Updated
public 897906

Other

Name Value
baselanguages English, German, French, Spanish - Spain, Russian

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Launch Options

0. Launch
Executable beginnersguide.exe
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   windows
1. Unnamed launch option
Executable launchit.sh
Arguments -game beginnersguide
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   macos
2. Unnamed launch option
Executable launchit.sh
Arguments -game beginnersguide
Launch Type Unspecified
Operating System   linux

Configuration

Key Value
contenttype 3
installdir The Beginners Guide
steamcontrollertouchtemplateindex 1
steamcontrollertouchconfigdetails
  • 2037613521/controller_type: controller_mobile_touch
  • 2037613521/enabled_branches: default
  • 2037613521/use_action_block: false

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