A Story About My Uncle is a non-violent First-Person platform adventure game built in the Unreal Engine. It is a story about a boy who searches for his lost uncle and ends up in a world he couldn’t imagine existed.
The movement through the world in A Story About My Uncle is a crucial part of it’s core gameplay – focusing on swinging yourself through caverns with a grappling hook mechanic that gives the player a wonderful sense of speed and freedom. Soar through a game world with a unique art style and a mysterious story unraveling slowly before you.
The game is told as a bedtime story that a father is telling his daughter. When the father was young, his biggest dream was to follow his uncle Fred on his many adventures around the world. When the uncle one day disappears, the boy decides to go after him and ends up in another world.
With help from his uncle’s inventions, he traverses beautiful underground caves, uncovers clues to his uncle’s whereabouts and meets fantastical creatures that help him on his journey. The further the boy goes into the caves, the deeper the mystery gets. Where had uncle Fred gone, and why had he left so suddenly?