It\u2019s always nice to be treated to a free indie game every once and a while. If you're looking for something unique to add to your PC library free of charge, <em>Gone Home\u00a0<\/em>might be worth your time.\r\n\r\nThis first-person exploration title is available for free through the Humble Bundle store. Developed by the Fullbright Company, <em>Gone Home<\/em> features a mysterious story about a young woman. She\u2019s recently returned home to her rural home in Oregon.\r\n\r\nUpon arriving, she finds that her entire family is noticeably absent. You\u2019re thus forced to piece together events leading up to their disappearance. If you like mystery games that involve a lot of investigation, <em>Gone Home<\/em> is for you. Much of what you\u2019ll be doing is exploring the house from room to room.\r\n\r\nThere is no linear progression system that drives you forward.\u00a0Instead, you\u2019re free to explore at your own pace and make your own conclusions as far as what transpired in the currently empty home. As you walk throughout the house, you\u2019ll find all sorts of objects to investigate like photos, personal belongings, and mysterious items.\r\n\r\nThe more you progress in the game, the more secrets you'll uncover of this young woman\u2019s family. A bold move by the developers was approaching the challenge of coming out as a lesbian. The young woman\u2019s sister evidently comes out and leaves her parents up in arms.\r\n\r\nIt\u2019s your job to find out more about this family revelation.\u00a0In terms of the gameplay, there isn\u2019t a lot of character interaction here. As mentioned earlier, you\u2019ll spend a lot of your time looking for clues in the house. Still, the mystery of the family keeps your attention throughout the story\u2019s run time.\r\n\r\nThe visuals in this game are well-designed. You can tell what sort of foreboding theme the developers were going for when putting together the home\u2019s interior. The visuals sort of tell a story of their own, making you want to dive deeper into its nooks and crannies.\r\n\r\nMany liken this game to a walking simulator because after all, you\u2019ll be doing a lot of walking within the house. However, there is so much intrigue that grabs your attention from start to finish.\r\n\r\nIf you like a good tale and mystery is one of your preferred gaming genres, then <em>Gone Home<\/em> is right up your alley. At the very least, you\u2019ll find yourself impressed with the architecture in the house. And, you don\u2019t have to pay a cent.