Prepare yourself to be a true paranormal investigator, and face the scariest phenomena from all over the world.

With 3:00am Dead Time, be part of a Paranormal Research TV show, and prepare yourself for the nightmare. From ghosts and demons, to aliens and gnomes, and from graveyards and forests, to old churches and haunted houses, the world is yours to explore.


OS : Windows XP(SP3)/Vista/7/8
Processor : AMD Athlon 2.1GHz (single core)
RAM : At least 2Gb.
VRAM : AMD Radeon 4200HD (Integrated videocard) with at least 256MB in VRAM. Most videocards (integrated and dedicated) are supported. Intel chipsets may present different troubles with the game, see the notes for Intel videocards below.
HDD : At least 1Gb of free space.


These are the specs of the development machine. If you meet them you will be able to play the game at full speed and quality.

OS : Windows 7/8 64 bits
Processor : AMD A4-3300M (Dual core, 1.9Ghz)
RAM : 4-8Gb of RAM
VRAM : AMD Radeon 6140D (Dedicated : 512Mb of VRAm; Up to 1.46Gb of managed VRAM)
HDD : At least 1Gb of free space.

About the Game

3:00am Dead Time is a horror game like no other. Join a TV show about paranormal events, and get ready to investigate the scariest places and phenomena from all over the world, be it a ghost or UFO sighting, a haunted house, old graveyards and churches, underground tunnels etc. You will have to capture the best evidence of the existance of the forces around you, be it an alien, a poltergeist, or even a demon. With hundreds of phenomena, dozens of paranormal beings, randomly generated behaviour that responds to your actions,huge scenes with lots of details and secrets to explore and discover, and hundreds of little evidences and clues that will help you to understand the history of each place, this will be the most complete horror game for the PC

  • Control a complete team of paranormal researchers as they go all around the world looking for the most amazing and scariest evidence.
  • With a tactic gameplay not seen before in a horror game, you will control your squad and will need to organize them just like in the old Tactic FPS classics : Swat4, Ghost Recon and Rainbow Six. Give them instructions, or jump directly into their minds and take full direct control.
  • Set up cameras, microphones, lights...and take a shot! Watch the best evidence, and capture amazing phenomena for the delight of your audience.
  • Ask for help, invite mediums, demonologists, UFO specialists and other professionals to get the job or to invite tormented souls to the party.
  • Interview the local people to know their stories. Many times, they will give you a little push on the right direction.
  • See multiple scenarios, each one offering countless hours of gameplay, thanks to our AI system, which will react differently every time you play, and will adjust to the mood of the player. From haunted houses to ancient and abandoned churches, and from the city to the most mystic forests and fields, the world is yours to explore.
  • You will never get bored, because this is not just a ghosts game. Its a game about the paranormal universe, and because of that, you will be able to see much more.

*IrrTV America is a fictional name, property of Irreverent Software. (It is the company that produces the in-game TV show :))

Thanks for your interest and support.

Irreverent Software
Your Fun, Our Passion.

*All the images on this post are true in-game images, showing early gameplay and graphics.

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Mine DudesTM, the latest game from Irreverent SoftwareTM has been released as a DRM-Free game for Windows. Prepare yourself to dig and fight inside complex cavern systems, full of deadly traps, powerful enemies, and danger at every corner.

Build and destroy sections of the levels at will, bury your enemies under the rocks, throw them to lava pits, make them freeze with the ice blasters...and steal all their jewels and treasures to get the highest score.

Game Requirements :

  • OS : Windows Xp/Vista/7/8
  • Processor : AMD 1.8Ghz Single Core processor or better
  • RAM : 1 Gb RAM
  • VRAM : 256 Mb of VRAM, with full support for Pixel Shader 2.0
  • HDD : 300 Mb of Free Space

Your Purchase includes :

  • The game as a DRM-Free download and software, for Windows.
  • Wallpapers of the game
  • Concept Art Drwaings
  • Video of the making of a concept art drawing
  • Access to all future updates, enhancements and new content for the game.

- What can you expect with the updates?

The game is complete now, and all its features are developed and included...but that doesn't mean that there's no room for more features, like new enemies, maps and game modes that could be added in the future, and with your feedback.

- What about releasing the game for "X" platform?

Currently, the game is available only on WIndows, but more platforms may be supported in the future.

Mine Dudes, concept for the game


  • Brutally hard platform designs
  • Use your gun to destroy and rebuild the scenery as you please, explore the caverns creating your own paths, and bury your enemies under piles of rock.
  • 15 maps divided in 3 different worlds, designed to test your abilities, with traps and dangers ranging from pits full of lava to giant water sprinklers, industrial fans and freezing lasers.
  • 2 randomly generated maps, for a different experience in each round. Randomly generated elements in all the maps.
  • Split-screen multiplayer with support for 2 players.
  • Local Network and Direct IP multiplayer with support for 4 players. Play against your friends!
  • Single Player mode with both local and online highscore systems. Can you reach the global top 10?
  • Controllers are fully supported (and recommended)
Intelligent Enemies, Lightning Strike

Different single player game modes, including :

  • Survival : Try to get as many points as possible without dying.
  • Time Trial : Play against the clock.
  • Marathon : Clock is ticking...keep diggind and collecting treasures to get extra seconds...and try to last as much as you can.
Power Ups

In the Tombs of Hell, Screenshot 1

Different Multiplayer modes, including :

  • Fast Mining : Try to get as many treasures as possible before the time runs out. Kill other players to steal their treasures, and win more points.
  • Orb Hunters : Collect jewels that will be kept inside the magical orb...keep and protect the orb for a specific amount of time to get the treasures collected by all the players.

If you have any question about anything related with the game, ask it in the comments section. We will reply to every question as fast as possible.

Enjoy the game, and happy new year to everyone!
The Irreverent Software Team

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3:00am Dead Time Demo (Old, Nov. 2012) Windows x64

3:00am Dead Time Demo (Old, Nov. 2012) Windows x64

Nov 11, 2012 Demo 0 comments

This is the 64 bit version of the first demo of 3:00am Dead Time. It is a little outdated, and shows a limited version of the game as it was 3 months...

3:00am Dead Time™ Demo (Old, Nov. 2012)

3:00am Dead Time™ Demo (Old, Nov. 2012)

Nov 6, 2012 Demo 0 comments

This is the first demo of 3:00am Dead Time. It is a little outdated, and shows a limited version of the game as it was 3 months ago. Keep in mind that...

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saltedDog Dec 3 2012, 10:41am says:

What happened to Beta?

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IrrSoft Creator
IrrSoft Dec 3 2012, 11:14am replied:

Sadly, our PC broke and we lost some of the work while moving to a new one. We had problems restoring the backups, as we explained in the Recording Systems Article. So, Beta 0.2 will have a little delay in its release, but we have now our work again, and we keep going with the project, as you can see in the latest images and news.

Thanks for your support, and don't worry, we are going as fast as we can with it!

The Irreverent Software Team.

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MisterDaniel Dec 2 2012, 5:15pm says:

I tested the camera test!
and found a really cool idea! very amazing.
lowered some great FPS on High for my machine is not very good.

High: 10 to 15fps
Medium: 20 to 30fps
Low: 40 to 60fps

tested with the maximum resolution 1280x

my specifications

Processor: Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo T6500@2.10GHz
Graphic Card: GMA4500MHD

Congratulations put this idea was incredible too great for min not worry too much about the graphical engine but with the gameplay!

And I thought only bad leap, you guys will make that leap fixed?

sorry for english errors I'm using google translator because I do not understand much about the English, I'm Brazilian.

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IrrSoft Creator
IrrSoft Dec 2 2012, 6:07pm replied:

Don't worry, I can understand you really well. Thanks for sharing your results, and don't worry about the performance, because this was a stress scene, pushing the recording system as far as possible. We are happy to see you liked the idea, and about the errors in this scene, well, as this was just a test scene and not a final level, the character you move (which is just a capsule)as well as the scene are not complete, but all of the errors, glitches and bugs are being corrected for Beta 0.2.

Thanks for your support and help!

The Irreverent Software Team.

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MisterDaniel Dec 2 2012, 4:36pm says:

Thank you!
you sent me the email to test the camera!
I'm very happy with it!
and each time I am proud to help you!

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HawkEchelon Dec 2 2012, 2:01pm says:

Heeya, I've made a little Let's Test of the Demo :) It's in German but I hope there will be some people watching it though. Maybe the game will become a little more known then, even if I'm a Let's Player who just started :P
Hope you enjoy it though!

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IrrSoft Creator
IrrSoft Dec 2 2012, 4:37pm replied:

Danke! (google translate is a lot of help...)

We didn't understand a word of your video :P, but we really hope you have enjoyed the demo (you enjoyed it, right?), as the little sneak peak it is. If just one of us was abe to speak German... anyway, thanks for your video, and we would like to ask your permission to link it to this profile, and add it to our gallery (there are gameplays in English and Spanish, and a gameplay in german would be great).

So keep an eye here for more news and thanks for your support!

The Irreverent Software Team.

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Kuro_Keiyakusha Dec 2 2012, 12:43am says:

I just finished testing out the Recording System and it was amazing! Had a few jumpscares too just from the noises :D lol You guys are doing an amazing job, so keep up the great work!

I had a consistent FPS of 200-250 on the highest resolution 1600x900 running on high settings. The lowest FPS it dropped to was 99 so no framerate issues at all. Switching through the different lights didn't affect framerate either. The zoom function worked great too. Same goes for beta 1. Everything is running smoothly.

Dell XPS 17 Laptop
Intel core i5
435m Geforce
Windows 7 64 bit

I hope the progress on beta 2 is going smoothly with the PC change :)

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IrrSoft Creator
IrrSoft Dec 2 2012, 10:33am replied:

Thanks for your response! We are glad to see that it runs well on your PC. 200FPS is a lot of speed, and this recording system is running in the most demanding way, so it will be faster in the game. It seems that we don't need to change it (this is great!)

And yes, we are going really well with this new PC. The old one was crashing very often, and was slowing us a lot.

Again, thanks for your support, and be prepared for new tests in the future!

The Irreverent Software Team.

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bradye21 Nov 25 2012, 10:36pm says:

Public Demo 1.0 is amazing! I barely recognize the game due to so many improvements. If you want, watch my video on youtube: bradye21 ( And yes, I would love to be mentioned in the credits :) Glad I found your game so early in the process and could be of help in development. Keep up the great work.

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Kuro_Keiyakusha Nov 19 2012, 1:09am says:

Is there a specific date for the release?

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IrrSoft Creator
IrrSoft Nov 19 2012, 10:43am replied:


Beta 0.2 will be ready for release as soon as possible, this is, around the end of november. We can't give you a specific date because with our regular jobs, some problems with our main PC, and the health problem that we mentioned two weeks ago, the development of this beta was harder than we expected.

Besides, we try to release the betas and demos of the game with as few bugs as possible, in order to match the final quality of the game. And that means we have to try the beta a lot, and fix as many bugs as we can before the release.

So, we have to say that Beta 0.2 as well as the other betas and the final game, will be released as soon as they are done.

Please, be patient, because you will not be disappointed.

The Irreverent Software Team.

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