Road 96 - Steam Game

4.6 out of 5
18 User Ratings
5 Stars
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Road 96
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About Road 96

About this game

It’s 1996, summer. You’re finally going on a road trip alone. With your Road 96 Steam PC key, you can take a drive to the border, meet people and discover the world around you. Every mile you take, you’re given a new choice to make that will affect the future of the game in a branching storyline. Perhaps you’ll be merely a footnote, or perhaps you’ll change the world, the choice really is yours in this wonderfully cute release.

DISCOVER YOUR FUTURE

Pick any path in this adventure that was heavily inspired by Quentin Tarantino, The Coen Brothers and Bong Joon-Ho. With developers that worked on Valiant Hearts, the game has an incredible visual style and an unparalleled emotional language that’ll keep you coming back for me over and over again for a long time.

Discover freedom and realise your future in this Indie action game.

YOUR OFFICIAL ROAD 96 STEAM PC KEY INCLUDES:

  • ‘Very Positive’ rated game.
  • Branching storyline affecting how your experience unfolds.
  • Dystopian adventure heavily inspired by Quentin Tarantino, The Coen Brothers and Bong Joon-Ho.

Game Details

Release Date:
August 16, 2021
Developer:
Digixart
Publishers:
Digixart
Ravenscourt
Supported Languages:
English +
Franchise:
Road 96
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Genres:
Exploration
Choose Your Own Adventure

Interactive Fiction

Story Rich

Adventure
Themes:
Atmospheric
Colorful

Mystery

Political

Emotional

Dystopian

Comedy

Dynamic Narration
Play Styles:
Choices Matter
Multiple Endings

Narration

Soundtrack

Singleplayer

Procedural Generation

Nonlinear
Features:
Steam Achievements
Full controller support

Steam Trading Cards

Steam Cloud

Remote Play on Phone

Remote Play on Tablet

Remote Play on TV

Product Requirements

Minimum:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 4460 or AMD Ryzen 3 2300U
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GTX 1060 or AMD RX 5700
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Road 96 does not support Intel Xe graphic chipset. The game needs a dedicated GPU in order to run correctly.

Recommended:

  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5 8600K or AMD Ryzen 5 3600XT
  • Memory: 16 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA RTX 2060 Super or RX 5700XT
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 15 GB available space
  • Additional Notes: Road 96 does not support Intel Xe graphic chipset. The game needs a dedicated GPU in order to run correctly.

YouTube Videos

Jarod Strikes Back : Road 96 Funny Moments

October 21, 2022

Stranger In My Room | Road 96 Jarod Encounter

August 19, 2021

Road 96 episode 3 - JAILED Walkthrough

December 30, 2021

Critic Reviews

70 / 100
"The execution can be uneven, but in all of Road 96's wild ambition there is a touch of genius. This doesn't feel like the endpoint of all these ideas, but the marking out of a...
70 / 100
"Road 96 sets out to ask hard questions such as "when is violence the right response to a despotic regime?" and "is voting alone enough to fix a broken system?". But by the end,...
80 / 100
"The randomizing order of narrative sections mixed with the more traditional choice-based elements of Road 96 made for a compelling experience. Adding in wacky but ultimately...
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Road 96 User Reviews

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User Rating

Average score from 18 ratings
84% of users would recommend this.
4.6

User Ratings Breakdown

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SaAyer
Verified purchase
Awesome game with a lot of re-play value. I had a blast even though I didn't fully understand the concept until I was more than half way through.
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All in all this game is superb, you choose what actions you take, and face them.

EthanK
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Quite a unique game with a vast amount of experiences with different characters. I've never played a game where your choices significantly matter in the story(s) especially where it becomes political choices. Your choices do matter, whether that be negative or positive, you will face consequences with your actions. Which I find quite unique. I highly recommend, especially the deep emotions you gather from interacting with the characters.
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Recommended

Mary
Verified purchase
I bought this because it looked interesting and I like choose-your-own adventure style games. This one has been fun so far. I look forward to continuing it and seeing what unfolds. The soundtrack is also really good.
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Recommended

Nathan
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Really cute game with alot of depth. You gotta play it at least 7ish times to get the whole story, but the ending is good enough to warrent it
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Story Driven Roadtrip that will make hit all the emotions!

Brando
Verified purchase
I played through the Life Is Stranger 1,2 and BTS at the beginning of covid...and it was my obsession. Ever since, I've been trying to scratch itch and while it's not better than LIS, Road 96 another win in my opinion. Great story telling. It's a bit on the nose with some things, but hey...what isn't now days. This one is for me.
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Worth a playthrough!

Matt
Verified purchase
I thoroughly enjoyed playing through the chapters and learning more about the unique characters. Definitely worth a playthrough!
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Recommended

InvisiblePlants
Verified purchase
Road 96 is a very unique game, and while it has its problems, it's a road trip I'd take again. While it touts itself as a story-driven game, this is fundamentally incorrect- the overall plot about the election and the protests is very weak; Instead, Route 96 is a character-driven game involving the intersecting lives of several NPCs, with your playable character(s) weaving those narratives together. Each of the NPCs is very finally crafted, and it made the smaller stakes of each person's life- for example, would Alex make up with his adopted mom?- feel much more important than the overarching question of who would win the election/what's the fate of the country/etc. Unfortunately, the game tries a bit too hard to tie every NPC's personal story into the weaker main plot, which feels contrived and makes the ending of the game have less impact. But Road 96 is hardly the first game to make this mistake, and the stories experienced along the way more than make up for it. The choice system could use a little polishing, as well. In most situations you are given three options that essentially break down to: protest and support violent change, vote and support non-violent change, or do nothing. While I understand that the developers were trying to make a political statement I feel they were remiss in not adding an option to side with the current administration- even if it always led to a bad ending. It goes against the themes of their own game: If your main character's goal is freedom from oppression, pigeonholing the player into what is essentially only one choice is a very odd storytelling decision. I say one choice because both 'protest' and 'vote' mean the same thing in the game: both want change, just using different methods. Ultimately, there is very little affected in the actual game, only the ending. As for the third choice, which is often framed as prioritizing oneself or one's own survival or simply a rejection of the entire system; Philosophically, is there any difference between not making a choice and siding with one or the other faction? By standing for nothing, are you simply prioritizing your own survival or are you actively making a choice to oppose both factions? The game can't seem to decide, and it made the third option feel phoned in, as if the developers added it because they felt they needed a third option that wasn't always "I don't know" or "I don't want to get involved." All of this culminates in making your choices feel like they...
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Recommended

Horizob
Verified purchase
Great "movie" game, great story, OST, atmopshere ! If you like Point&Click game, with modern story, animated, and love musics, just go !
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