A Bird Story

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A Bird Story is an interactive pixel animation with the sole purpose of telling a simple story. It is a standalone narrative, with its own beginning and ending.
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About A Bird Story

About this game

“...a small, simple, but incredibly affecting story that showcases the power of the ability to encourage empathy through the most basic expressions of humanity and imagination.” 
- Gamespot

“Genuinely funny and heartfelt moments take place throughout, all working seamlessly together to create a commentary on the importance of friendships and the pain inherent in letting go.” 
- IGN

 
From the creator of To the Moon: A simple, wordless 1-hour short about a boy who found an injured bird, told through a blur between reality and imagination. 

A Bird Story is an interactive pixel animation with the sole purpose of telling a simple story. It is a standalone narrative, with its own beginning and ending.

Key Features:


  • A story-driven experience with no dialogues 
  • A mix between adventure game elements and classic RPG aesthetics 
  • An original soundtrack tailored to the narrative 
  • An espresso execution with no time drains

Game Details

Platform:
steam
Release Date:
November 07, 2014
Developer:
Freebird Games
Publisher:
Freebird Games
Supported Languages:
English +
Link:
Genres:
Story Rich
Adventure

Interactive Fiction

RPG

Visual Novel

Walking Simulator

Casual
Themes:
Great Soundtrack
Pixel Graphics

Short

Atmospheric

Emotional

Retro

Surreal

Cute
Play Styles:
GameMaker
Singleplayer

2D

Top-Down
Features:
Steam Achievements
Steam Trading Cards

Partial Controller Support

Steam Cloud

Singleplayer

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: XP, Vista, 7, 8
  • Processor: > Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1024x768 High Color +
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Usually runs on anything more than a baked potato.

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: OS X 10.6.8
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 2400 or comparable
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Usually runs on anything more than a baked potato.

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 2400 or comparable
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: This too usually runs on anything more than a baked potato; but one that you'd have to do the baking yourself and potentially tasting better afterwards.

A Bird Story Statistics

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8.86%
~1 Hour
63.29%
~2 Hours
24.05%
~4 Hours
1.27%
~8 Hours
0.63%
~12 Hours
0.63%
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~40 Hours
0.63%
~60 Hours
0.63%
>= 80 Hours
0%
Achievement Hunter?
0% of players played this game for >= 80 Hours!

Difficulty Statistics

Difficulty Rating

Simple
86.31%
Easy
8.33%
Just Right
3.57%
Tough
0.6%
Unforgiving
1.19%
Relax & enjoy! 86.31%  of players consider this game to be Simple

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Play Behaviour

Tried It
0.52%
Played It
2.07%
Halfway
0.52%
Beat It
33.68%
Conquered It
63.21%
Completionist! 63.21%  of players have Conquered It

A Bird Story User Reviews

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Frequently Asked Questions

Relax and Enjoy! 95% of GameFAQs users said A Bird Story is Simple or Easy.
Yes, A Bird Story is not fully Steam Deck Verified but the publisher says it is "Playable" on Steam Deck. This game does not support cross-platform saved games
  • This game's default graphics configuration performs well on Steam Deck
  • In-game interface text is legible on Steam Deck
  • Some functionality is not accessible when using the default controller configuration, requiring use of the touchscreen or virtual keyboard, or a community configuration
  • This game sometimes shows mouse, keyboard, or non-Steam-Deck controller icons
Minimum:
  • OS: XP, Vista, 7, 8
  • Processor: > Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: 1024x768 High Color +
  • DirectX: Version 9.0
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Usually runs on anything more than a baked potato.
Minimum:
  • OS: OS X 10.6.8
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Radeon HD 2400 or comparable
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
  • Additional Notes: Usually runs on anything more than a baked potato.
The average playtime for GameFAQs users is 2 hours.
A Bird Story was released on November 07, 2014
Yes, A Bird Story supports MacOS.
Yes, A Bird Story supports Linux.
A Bird Story is published by Freebird Games
A Bird Story was developed by Freebird Games
Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as Story Rich, Adventure, Interactive Fiction, and RPG
Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as Great Soundtrack, Pixel Graphics, Short, and Atmospheric
Yes. Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as having Singleplayer
Yes, Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as Story Rich
Yes, Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as Adventure
Yes, Fanatical users tagged A Bird Story as Interactive Fiction

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