A graphic adventure game written by Lucas Pope; billed as a "Dystopian Document Thriller".

"Papers, Please: A Dystopian Document Thriller" is a graphic adventure game set in 1982 from Lucas Pope. The Giant Bomb wiki describes the game as mixing "political commentary, humour, and interesting mechanics to create a game about deduction and attention to detail that is both fun and thought provoking."

The game itself is located at papersplease.se and gives the background as:

The communist state of Arstotzka has ended a 6-year war with neighboring Kolechia and reclaimed its rightful half of the border town, Grestin.

Your job as immigration inspector is to control the flow of people entering the Arstotzkan side of Grestin from Kolechia. Among the throngs of immigrants and visitors looking for work are hidden smugglers, spies, and terrorists. Using only the documents provided by travelers and the Ministry of Admission's primitive inspect, search, and fingerprint systems you must decide who can enter Arstotzka and who will be turned away or arrested.