Earplay 12+

Interactive Audio Stories

Earplay, Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.0 • 25 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Visit Isla Nublar in a premium interactive audio adventure from Universal and Earplay.

With Earplay, you can play audio stories with your voice, featuring high quality voice acting, music, and sound effects like in a radio drama. Experience this exciting new storytelling medium where you become part of the story, interacting with characters to affect how the events unfold.

The Earplay Demo in the Earplay hub is an introductory demonstration of our unique style of interactive audio storytelling. It is written and hosted by the legendary Dave Grossman, Earplay's creative lead, and one of the most prominent interactive story writers in the games industry. To learn more about Dave and Earplay, visit https://www.earplay.com

PUGMIRE (By Pugsteady and Onyx Path)
Dogs have inherited the world, building the kingdom of Pugmire untold centuries after the Ages of Man are over. Pugmire is a world that juxtaposes the tropes of high fantasy with our relationship with domestic dogs. The main characters are pioneers that explore lost ruins in search of relics, knowledge, and danger. The world is dangerous and mysterious, but good dogs will persevere.

In this comedy that plays off of 50's style sci-fi B-movie and radio drama tropes, Herbie Zoozman Jr., has reinvented the Interactive Cranial Activit-O-Vision ™, where YOU are Zoozman’s Co-Producer in charge of the mythic story of rocket-jockey Commander Brad L. Whiteman and his journey to a planet inhabited entirely by "Panther Women."

HEAD GAMES (Enhanced with Bose AR)
This Sci-Fi thriller is controlled by gestures like nodding, head shaking, ducking, and turning, as well as voice. When you are contacted by mental telepathy while using the Bose device, an NSA agent guides you to communicate with head gestures to prevent an alien invasion. But the aliens want to tell you their side of the story. Who will you trust? Developed in partnership with Bose, this story experience is enhanced by Bose AR, a first-of-its-kind audio augmented reality platform.

Enjoy mission one of the first ever voice-operated interactive audio story, a spy thriller where you play the secret agent. Originally launched in August 2013, six episodes of the story (and a bonus holiday episode) have been released so far. Learn more at http://codenamecygnus.com and https://www.earplay.com

Dial in to office hours of the dubious Professor Fenster, esteemed interactive storytelling professor of Story University. Is his latest story bot research ethical, or is he hiding something? This Earplay story was created for the 2017 Future of Storytelling Festival. To learn more visit https://futureofstorytelling.org/

Not all stories in the Earplay application will be suitable for all ages. Please use your own discretion, as parental review and guidance regarding Earplay content may be necessary. All content that contains material of a restricted nature will be accessible only with a registered Earplay account.

Email us at support@earplay.com if you have any difficulties or to let us know what you'd like to hear next.

What’s New

Version 2.0.7

Update for Bose AR compatibility

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

bcampbell ,

Demo Story & App review

Interesting, and initially strange to be faced with choices that include "kiss the strange young woman who just sat down across the table from you in the restaurant, and is hurriedly demanding you kiss her". I'm sure I'm not the only person for whom kissing a female would not be the first choice of whom to kiss. But I decided, go with it woman! I will assume that the story writers will permit us to select in our own minds, in each game scenario, whether the character we are playing is heterosexual, bi or homosexual,… And male, female or gender neutral? (Or any other options that may exist but I am currently spacing on, LOL?)
Cannot wait to find out whether they will let us select a different ethnic/cultural background within a game story,… or different skill sets say for an agent? Will they eventually expand the interaction to, say, let us ask our "handler" (a.k.a. the voice in our heads) to "remind us who someone is", or "describe the room/building/location" we are in? If these interactive audio games come even halfway to matching my imagination, this should be a blast while I'm getting other real life but boring things accomplished.

Aspunyarn ,


This game looks to be lots of fun, however, there are accessibility issues that need to be resolved causing me to give this only a four star review rather than the five star it could have. Outside of that, game content and quality is great, and refreshing to find something different.

Syntheticg ,

Lots of fun

These are all very enjoyable and well acted. I wish the app properly saved my place but it never has once and there’s no indication so if I leave a story, I have to start over.

It would also be nice to offer a downloadable version the way the old Codename Cygnus app used to work where you could play without an internet connection so you don’t lose access to these great stories once the servers inevitably go offline.

In-App Purchases

Jurassic World Revealed
Six chapters of harrowing dinosaur adventure

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