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If video gaming is designed to be a form of escapism, why would anyone choose to escape to a dead-end, soul-sucker of a job? You've got to check their documents and make sure everything's in order before you let them through. Papers, Please can lay claim to being the first ever paperwork simulator. You could say that's a void that nobody thought needed filling. You'd be right.
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Papers, Please is a puzzle simulation video game created by indie game developer Lucas Pope , developed and published through his production company, LLC. A port for the PlayStation Vita was announced in August , and was then released on December 12, In Papers, Please , the player takes on the role of a border-crossing immigration officer in the fictional dystopian Eastern Bloc -like country of Arstotzka, which has been and continues to be at political hostilities with its neighboring countries. The game takes place at a migration checkpoint. As the immigration officer, the player must review each immigrant and return citizen's passports and other supporting paperwork against an ever-growing list of rules using a number of tools and guides, allowing in only those with the proper paperwork while rejecting those without all proper forms, and at times detaining those with falsified information, while also balancing personal finances. Papers, Please was positively received on its release, and it has come to be seen as an example of an empathy game and a demonstration of video games as an art form. Pope reported that by , more than 1. The gameplay of Papers, Please focuses on the work life of an immigration inspector at a border checkpoint for the fictional country of Arstotzka in the year As the checkpoint inspector, the player reviews arrivals' documents and uses an array of tools to determine whether the papers are in order for the purpose of arresting certain individuals such as terrorists, wanted criminals, smugglers and entrants with forged or stolen documents; keeping other undesired individuals like those with no polio vaccine including anti-vaxxers , expired vaccines, missing required paperwork or expired paperwork out of the country; and allowing the rest through. For each in-game day, the player is given specific rules on what documentation is required and conditions to allow or deny entry which become progressively more complex as each day passes.