MIND: Path to Thalamus is a First Person Puzzler that throws you into a fantastic and surreal environment. You will bend the natural elements to your will in order to progress in this emotive, mindbending tale. Now also in Virtual Reality!
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Mixed (17 reviews) - 58% of the 17 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (852 reviews) - 74% of the 852 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 3, 2015

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October 28

NEW CONTENT FOR “MIND” – VISIT MIND’s DARKEST CORNERS

“MIND: Path to Thalamus” is here again, with new content to surprise all its regulars and potential new players. We have added an exclusive level, Halloween-based. Be ready to visit the darkest corners of a mind on this new level we’ve prepared for you... NO MIND CAN ESCAPE FEAR ITSELF!

THE HIGHEST BEAUTY CAN TURN… UNSETTLING
“MIND” is renowned for being a game full of the highest beauty thanks to the expert hand of its creator, Carlos Coronado. Breath-taking environments that are dreamy and poetic. But the same ability to make the game impressive and beautiful can make it spooky and unsettling. Expect a whole new layer to the MIND experience, ready to cause you some good ol’ goosebumps.

BRING NEW THINGS BUT NEVER FORGET THE GOOD OLD ONES
Carlos Coronado is a prolific gamedev that have surprised the world with beautiful games such as “MIND”. But since then he has also created the mesmerizing game “Annie Amber”, created to be experienced in VR. And now Sky Racer has been his latest release, also to be played on VR. But good thing is he juggle between creating new hits while also revisiting and improving prior games. This is what has happened with MIND, even if it succeed years ago, the game has been improved constantly, with whole new features such as a VR version. And now we have this, a Halloween level, that adds a whole new layer of experience to the game.

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August 19

August bugfixing update

Today we are publishing an small update, in fact, there are only two items in it:

  • Fix: Father chapter portal problem
  • Fix: Clear Night in Uyuni ball not showing
I want to apologize for the delay fixing these two, it was hard to find what was happening, especially in the second one because it was related to a new feature of Unreal Engine we were not aware of.

Every time you post in the forums a bug we start the bugfixing process. It’s starts by reporting it to Carlos and implies prioritizing them. For example, game stoppers are always at the top, because it’s preventing people from ending the game.

Then it comes the tricky part. We need to reproduce a bug to be able to fix it. It could seem easy because it’s failing for you, and it’s clear there is an error, but the variables that may cause an error are overwhelming. Sometimes it’s a problem with the graphics adapter, the operating system or how the engine is made, and even it’s possible that it’s a problem with a single model of graphics card and driver version.

Once a bug is reproducible, it’s possible to start fixing it because you can change something, test how it affects the game and find what’s causing the error. Ironically, it’s usual to spend less time fixing the problem than finding how to reproduce it.

Thanks for reading

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Reviews

“As visual, explorable art, it’s masterful. As a puzzle game, it’s rewarding and taxing.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“Stunning, intelligent, fun, Mind is a game that deserves to be remembered for a long time to come.”
5/5 – The Telegraph

“This game is fantastic. It’s a legit puzzle game. It is beautiful. Go out and buy it”
Jesse Cox

About This Game

Change the entire environment!

Wrapped in a mind-bending tale, the gameplay of “MIND” focuses on changing the very weather in order to solve puzzles: the player will cycle between day and night, modify the levels of fog and rain and even travel in time between seasons, changing the environment to advance the gameplay-driven story —indeed, the mechanics are directly related to who the protagonist is, what has happened to him and everything he is doing: a man trapped in his own mind, he must use all the tools at his disposition to escape to reality. Accompanied by the snarky yet heartfelt narration of this comatose patient, the player will guide him through fantastical forests, dark caverns and deceptive worlds of water and ice that directly relate to his emotional state at each point in his journey.

Enhanced Edition Features

  • Play the game in Virtual Reality for a full immersive experience. Oculus and Vive compatible, including dk2 and Vive dev hardware.
  • Integrated VR Olive control scheme: more immersion, less dizziness.
  • Powerfull new Unreal Engine 4 engine gaining even 70% more performance in almost every level.
  • Steam controller, keyboard, gamepad and VR controllers 100% supported and configurable.
  • 4 secret levels, redesigned interactive ending, narration and also an alternative ending.
  • More than 40 different, creative puzzles seamlessly integrated into the environment.
  • 6 ways to affect the environment in order to solve the puzzles.
  • More than 25 distinct landscapes into with which you will be able to interact.
  • Turn day to night, make it so everything is covered by a blinding fog, summon incredible storms, travel to the past and make use of even more as of yet unknown mechanics.
  • More than an hour of voice acting that, while integrated into the gameplay itself, will tell you a whole story that is not about saving the world but about living through the pain of a father broken by his mistakes.
  • Face down imposing enemies by using your creativity and everything you have learnt along the way.
  • 22 achievements full of Easter eggs and references.
  • OST and Artbook included.

Who are we?


Developed by Carlos Coronado Carlos Coronado, Dani Navarro y Luka Nieto. Aditional code by Jose Ladislao. Voice by Greg Nugent.

System Requirements

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Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
    • Processor: Core 2 Duo E4300 1.8GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 7600 GS
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 bits)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Processor: Intel Core i5
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 660
    • Storage: 2 GB available space

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