Path Out

Supported by
Kupf OÖ, BMUKK & Land Salzburg, & UNHCR

November 2017

Trailer of the most honest & clever games I've ever played, by & about a Syrian refugee.

Rami Ismail

game developer & spokesperson

An Autobiographical Adventure Game

Escape a Civil War

Path Out is is an autobiographical adventure game that allows the players to replay the journey of Abdullah Karam, a young Syrian artist that escaped the civil war in 2014. Camouflaged as a Japanese RPG, Path Out is a tale full of surprises, challenges and paradoxical humor. Throughout the gameplay, we are offered insight into Abdullah's real-life adventure with streaming style commentary.

Available on STEAM and on

Yet in asking a person to assume his place in a game, Karam makes his story engaging on an individual level, and his appearance in the videos further humanizes his story, especially through his humor...

Allison Meir


Abdullah Karam
Artist, Story, Narration

Georg Hobmeier
Writer, Game Designer

Brian Main
Art Direction

Tilmann Hars


Ben Wahl

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