It's the year 2028. The United States is currently in a state of despair, the economy is at an all time low, and with the population growing out of control it's a struggle for people to survive day in and day out. People line the city streets, begging for money that no one has to spare.

The player takes the roll of Alan Torrence, a middle aged man trying to make enough money every week to support his family and barely getting by. It'd be obvious to anyone that a life like this could never last long, and as starvation starts to catch up to him and his family, a miracle happens. He gets a call one night, it's unknown who's on the other end but the stranger offers him a deal. He claims to have been in development of a new experimental drug called DC02 for the last few months, and it has reached a stage in its development where human trials would be necessary. Though, due to unpredictable side effects of the drug, he's willing to pay you 50,000$ for your participation. Of course, you accept immediately. Then, late one night a few days later, you get another call from the man, who gives you the address of the testing facility and tells you to come immediately.

Once you arrive, the effect of the drug is explained to you. It heightens the control of the user's subconscious mind for a few hours while they're incapacitated, while simultaneously numbing their conscious mind. The effect, the user will experience a dream state where they are in total control of what happens, not only that, but all of the users senses will be active during this time also. It basically lets people live out their ideal life in their head, letting them experience the dreams that would never be true. Not only that, but it can be used for more important uses too. Due to the drug simulating real life to a tee, experiments could be conducted that would never be possible in real life due to restrictions of the real world, people could act out decisions in their head and see how it would pan out in real life, the list goes on. It had the potential to solve the world's problems.

Tests begin, they seem normal enough at first. Simple puzzles to make sure that the brain could still function properly while under the influence of the drug. But the farther Alan gets into the tests, they seem to be getting very morbid. As the dark past behind these tests begin to unravel, he begins to realize what a mistake it had been entering them, and the only way out is forward...

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3 comments by Kman418 on Aug 29th, 2014

I'm sure as some of you remember I said this would be out in March (though really I don't know why you would actually believe any of my claims in regards to release dates at this point WHOOPS) and considering it's August now I figured I should give an update.

Put simply I've always relied on other people for scripting seeing as level design and directing the project are the only two responsibilities I've ever had and Tyler more or less lost all interest in about mid April. Cause of that I've been trying to get him to finish up the remaining work for months and months and after a certain point where it was clear he wasn't doing really anything anymore I went out and searched for the help of other people who would be interested in finishing this up with me. Luckily, Kurton/Logan and Khyrpa for those of you that know them were willing to help out and they've been working on it since early August, and Tyler's basically off the project at this point. Given that there actually is progress being made on fixing everything up and getting it to flow properly now even if it might be slower due to their schedules, but that's a lot more than can be said than for like, the entirety of April through July, so I'll take what I can get. For those of you who don't know the two they're both incredibly detail oriented and put out very quality work, so if anything you'll likely get a more polished finished product cause of this change.

I don't hold any of this against Tyler by the way even if it is very frustrating for me (and I'm sure some of you that have been looking forward to this for a while), on some level I think we both understood that it was mainly my project and he was just helping out with it, so I can't really blame him for not staying as engaged in it as I have been. This will get done, at what point or on what schedule I really can't say at this point and given the history this project has had with release dates I'm really not even going to try anymore, but it will get done, and I truly think you guys will really enjoy it when it finally drops.

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legend2345 Jul 27 2014, 7:50am says:

so..this game..was suppose to come march july..what happended guys..did you get abducted by aliens?

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HumiliatoR Jul 19 2014, 1:54pm says:

Oh my god, looking so beautiful with complex designing, can't wait no more! :D

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-Amnesia- Mar 24 2014, 9:13am says:

This looks really promising,the level design is really creative and complex,detailing is really good too,can't wait for this mod,but take your time :D!

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Nutellington Jan 19 2014, 11:28am says:

This looks so complex. I so badly want to try it out - do you have a possible release date?

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Kman418 Creator
Kman418 Jan 28 2014, 12:42am replied:

sometime in march is probably going to be around when its released. maybe february but probably not. i just got the very very basic alpha from my friend whos doing all the scripting so it's getting closssse

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Ewaldorph Oct 26 2013, 5:09pm says:

What is the pronounciation of Alen? Is it the same as allan (short 'a') or AY-len?

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Kman418 Creator
Kman418 Oct 28 2013, 9:51pm replied:

I was thinking more like the first one but it doesn't make a huge difference either way.

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ind1 Oct 18 2013, 10:54am says:

looks cool - tracking

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Indigo_Twirl May 8 2013, 12:32am says:

Looks pretty cool, hope to be able to play it soon.

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aerobicchaff95 Mar 30 2013, 10:45am says:

When will this bad *** come out im looking forward to it^^

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