Deep in an old forgotten laboratory, a failed experiment reboots from its sleep. With no memories, it now must explore the many different areas of the extensive complex with the help of an AI called MUSE. Will it find the light of redemption it longs for, or will it find a dark and terrible truth?
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“After some thorough thought the developers have decided that since they are uncertain how long it might be before the game is completed that it would then be better to place the game on Steam for Free and on Early Access because what the developers really want is just for people to have fun playing their game as it is being developed.

They decided to place it as Free in particular because it is their first attempt at making a game and on Early Access because that may give players a chance to offer some constructive criticism in how the developers might better construct their game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“It is uncertain how long this game will be in Early Access as both developers have many other life obligations such as school and work however both developers are very eager and excited to complete their game as quickly as possible since it is their first ever attempt at making a game.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The current Early Access version will start with 3 completed levels. It is planned to add each additional level as it is completed until the full game is completed and comes out of Early Access. The planned full version will differ from the current version in that it is currently planned to have a total of 10 levels. Thus, an additional 7 more to go.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current state of the Early Access version is approximately 30% of the intended finished version with currently 3 out of 10 planned levels completed.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game will be free for now in its current form in Early Access as of June 7, 2019. However, due to recent changes in the development team's focus, it may require purchasing at an extreme discount once 5 levels are completed and available and will then likely need to be purchased for a higher price after full release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We plan on involving the community in our development process by giving them the opportunity to play the game as it is being developed and by being open to constructive criticism about it.

As this is our first attempt at making a video game we are especially interested in any tips and tricks that fellow players may have in the ways of coding the game to make it work better and function more efficiently.

Players in the community are free to send their thoughts to our support email at: supp0rtf0rbr0wnstudi0s@gmail.com

Only Constructive Criticism though please!”
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About This Game

A robotic experiment considered to be a failure by its creator suddenly reboots from its forced sleep by some unknown means to discover that not only did it have no memory of who it was or why it was there, but that its creator had long since abandoned his laboratory and left it to ruin. As the experiment embarks on a mission to seek out its missing creator in a search for answers to its existence, will it find the light of redemption that it longs for, or will it find a dark and terrible truth?

Story Summary and Game-play Synopsis


  • Deep in an old forgotten laboratory, a failed experiment reboots from its sleep. With no memories, it now must explore the many different areas of the extensive complex to hopefully find some answers concerning its origins and the disappearance of its creator.

  • With the help of MUSE, an intelligent AI created by and also abandoned by the same creator to monitor and manage various extensive experiments, the player will explore diverse environments filled with a myriad of unique enemies in the forms of other failed experiments which have been left to roam the abandoned facility as they please creating all kinds of havoc and especially making problems for the poor AI, MUSE, who wants nothing more than a well-organized system of experimental inventiveness.

  • Make use of the Data File system to slowly uncover the larger story as you find various Data Files around the facility and bring them back to MUSE for decoding.

  • Interact with a host of intelligent characters, both friends and foes, to make your way through the long abandoned complex on your search for answers!

  • Equip a multitude of diverse weapons and armors found throughout the complex to arm yourself against the hoard of unruly experiments. Using a combination of both melee as well as ranged weapons to customize your play-style!

  • Solve puzzles and traverse challenging environments on your journey to discover the truth of your origins and the reason behind your creator's disappearance!

  • Take advantage of a generous save terminals system as you make your way deeper into the dangerous laboratory, it's no fun to fight through the same areas again and again upon defeat, or skip them all and attempt to beat the game with a single life! If you think you're skilled enough to do so!

  • Play around with a rocket boots jump boost system that actually takes some skill to fully master! Players who can master the timing of this physics propelled force will find it easier to traverse the levels of the game than those who don't!

  • Take advantage of the odd currency system involving metal, medals, which has somehow developed among the more intelligent experiments in the facility to provide some means of payment for goods and services which have sprung up in their creator's absence and buy useful items and upgrades from the shop to help you in your journey.

  • And of course....Challenging Boss Fights! Fight a number of challenging bosses, as well as regular enemies which may be considered to be mini-bosses by some, that block your path to the answers you seek!

About the Game's Development and Development Team


  • This is the first attempt at making a video game by our 3 person development team of brothers. One person uses the pixel software "Aesprite" to create the sprites and pixel art and also composes the unique music while the second uses "Unity 2D" to bring it all together with the programing. The third offers encouragement, testing, criticisms, manages the store page, keeps track of discussions on the discussions page, and other support when needed.

  • As this is our first attempt at making a video game, we are of course very eager to see what the Steam Community thinks about our work and gladly accept any input and constructive criticism as well as any helpful info on how to make our game better!

  • The Art Style and Music Style are intended to be reminiscent of older 2D pixel games such as "Castlevania" and "Megaman".

  • It has been decided to place the game in Early Access as it may take some time to fully complete it as both developers have many other life obligations such as work and school though both also greatly desire to get the full game finished as soon as possible!

  • The demo includes 2 levels. The goal for the finished game is currently 10 levels though more may be added as the development team is always thinking of more content to add to the game!

  • The demo is controller compatible, with keyboard also being an option.

  • This game is a work of love so try it out and let us know what you think! Helpful suggestions to improve it are always welcome! We are especially interested in any tips and tricks that fellow players may have in the ways of coding the game to make it work better and function more efficiently!

  • Players in the community are free to send their thoughts to us via posting in the discussions section of the store community page or by sending a message to our support email which can be found either by going through the Steam support process online or by viewing the discussion post in the discussions section of the store community page which will show it.

  • Only Constructive Criticism though please!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU Z3735F @ 1.33GHz (4 CPUs)
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel(R) HD Graphics
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 155 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Intel SST Audio Device (WDM)
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz (4 CPUs)
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380 Series
    • DirectX: Version 12
    • Storage: 155 MB available space
    • Sound Card: AMD High Definition Audio

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