A Mortician's Tale Reviews

A Mortician's Tale is ranked in the 81st percentile of games scored on OpenCritic.
Recommended
Oct 19, 2017

Death gets its moment in a clear-eyed and uplifting game about the funeral business.

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82 / 100
Oct 18, 2017

An approachable and thought-provoking meditation on life's only certainty.

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8 / 10.0
Oct 22, 2017

Death shouldn't be something we don't talk about and the death business isn't something that should exist in the shadows. A Mortician's Tale provides an excellent way to join that conversation while shedding some light on a mysterious business that would prefer to stay cloaked in darkness. It's a short game, only an hour or so long, but it leaves an impact far beyond its runtime. Give it a chance, and it might just change the way you think about death.

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8 / 10.0
Jul 3, 2020

A Mortician’s Tale is a gentle reminder of our mortality and a quiet reassurance that it doesn’t have to be viewed negatively. Through informative newsletters woven in with the game’s narrative, and the passionate dream of a young woman, we find that there is peace and joy to be found in the arms of family, green alternatives, and the celebration of our passing.

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