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Genre: RPG
Platforms: PC
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Jul 14, 2016 @ 3:19am
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View MAX, AN AUTISTIC JOURNEY in the store

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In fact, a DEMO is now Available!

Max, an Autistic Journey is a retro style top-down turn-based RPG filled with mini games, monsters and most of all, heart. Developed by Stéphane Cantin, who is just a devoted dad who made a game about his son’s autism.

During the game player’s step into the shoes of Max, a ten year old boy who must find ways to deal with everyday life while being diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Many players will discover a world familiar but alien to them. Some may relate to Max's story all too well. Regardless where you fall in the spectrum of life, Max, an Autistic Journey delivers an entertaining, imaginative and informative trip worth taking.

This retro-inspired RPG gives players not only a unique gaming experience, but an insight into a world many people have never seen. While the visualization of the beasts may be fantasy, the emotions and frustrations they represent are very real for a lot of people.

There are few greater inspirations in life than one's love of their child. Max, an Autistic Journey is Stéphane’s inspired interactive love letter about his son Max who was born with autism that he worked hand in hand with throughout the development of the title. While there is a wide spectrum of autism, this game focuses on Max, where he falls in that spectrum and how he experiences and deals with daily life.

  • Classic turn-based battle system featuring clever weapons and special abilities to confront monstrous manifestations of emotions and anxieties
  • Gain experience points through imaginary toy battles and by confronting your fears and anxieties to level up
  • Core retro RPG mechanics infused with multiple Mini Games such as picture puzzles, race cars and making music
  • Endearing tale of trials and tribulations from a unique perspective that inspires, educates and entertains as the story unfolds
  • Full Mouse & Keyboard and Controller Support
  • Achievements & Steam Trading Cards
Popular Discussions View All (2)
Sep 1, 2016 @ 12:40am
Other Games Touching on Autism
Jul 17, 2016 @ 11:18am
MAX FAQ (Updated 7/17/2016)
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Мясник Sep 22, 2016 @ 12:34am 
I'm an HR Manager of the group doing the translation. I propose to translate your game to Russian language in a short time and low price. Write on e-mail or in PM
YandereDev Aug 16, 2016 @ 2:32pm 
Games, forgot to finish that comment. (HAH FONNY FORGETFOLNISS)
YandereDev Aug 16, 2016 @ 2:31pm 
In no way do I mean to be offensive (*cough* Autistic comment hunters *cough*) but I kinda find it like an autistic joke. Being diagnosed with autism I personally know about this and make autistic jokes (I don't care about other people [Donald Trump *cooooougggggghhhhhhh*]) but I find it sort of offensive. {Im not offended just seems a bit offensive to how it portrays autistic children}. But this is just my silly little personal opinion and I don't want autinazis reporting me for crappy reasons by reading the first 2 sentences. Also hardly anyone knows about this game and will get sucked into the void of crappy/good/IDK/IDEK (if you know what i mean.................:steamfacepalm:)
bowerbank Jul 29, 2016 @ 9:20am 
wow! so glad, didnt think youd make it with all the h8ers.
Captainsteff  [author] Jul 28, 2016 @ 12:26pm 
WE MADE IT!! Thank you so much for your support!!
TrapperJon Jul 28, 2016 @ 11:14am 
Awesome, congratulations on being Greenlit!!
Captainsteff  [author] Jul 27, 2016 @ 2:22pm 
Hi everybody! Thank you so much once again for your comments!! Please dont forget to share our page with your friends. Also, you can play our free 1 hour + long demo here:

Thanks a lot and enjoy!

TrapperJon Jul 27, 2016 @ 2:14pm 
My first vote! I think that this is a wonderful thing that you're doing for and with your son! I'll be buying for sure!
Thistom Studios Software Jul 27, 2016 @ 11:09am 
Nice game, upvoted.
I love RPG!
firstgames Jul 26, 2016 @ 11:24am 
Voted !