Stanley Parable: Use This Cheat for a “Serious” Ending


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The omniscient narrator of The Stanley Parable does not tolerate cheating, and you can see the serious results for yourself with a few simple steps.

Activating the developer console in Steam is a breeze, if you know what to do, but there’s one well-known cheat activation command that most Source engine games share. Stanley’s narrator doesn’t approve. See a special secret ending by following the instructions below.

For even more hidden endings, check out the full Stanley Parable walkthrough and endings guide with plenty of video evidence. Or, get Game Front’s thoughts on this fresh indie adventure on our Stanley Parable review.


Use Console Commands for a “Serious” Ending

1. Right-click The Stanley Parable shortcut icon
2. Select Properties
3. Type “-dev -console” under Set Launch Options
4. Start a new game.
5. Press “~” to lower the console window.
6. Type “sv_cheats 1
7. Enjoy your secret ending. The narrator will not happy with you.

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