INSOMNIA is a dieselpunk sci-fi RPG about the slowly degrading remnants of human society attempting to survive on an abandoned space metropolis. Develop your character, explore lovingly handcrafted locations, interact with peculiar NPCs and factions and try to stay alive in this brutal world.
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Release Date:
Sep 27, 2018

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October 11

Patch #3 preview + Deluxe Set and Community Hub updates!

Hello everyone! We are currently testing the next batch of fixes that are planned to be released by the end of next week. From now on, testing of each patch will be extended by a couple of days to ensure better quality builds are released.

Patch #3 aims to address major issues like a player’s personal locker in the Vulture’s Nest rebooting and causing items to disappear, the Antique Shop loop and many other bugs including:

Quest fixes
  • Crass (key character) can be killed during the "Provocation" quest.
  • The "Final Station" quest doesn’t activate.
  • The mission "Child’s Play" is not added to the journal after talking with a quest giver.
  • "The Masquerade Massacre" quest doesn’t progress
  • A quest item doesn’t disappear after completing "Hot Blooded" quest.
  • Game crashes during the mission "A Simple Job".
  • The Antiquarian doesn’t let the player go to the Seaside after getting all of the necessary items.
  • Gosp gets stuck in doors and can’t kill Zerden.

  • Can’t talk to Captain Riebel in the “Bypass” location after Ditt and the player fix the generator.
  • Ridosh attacks everyone in the Square of Glory.
  • Gosp talking to the player while not being around anymore (House of Zerden).
  • Game crashes while talking to The Dowel.
  • Tanaber dialogue error.
  • Dialogue with Genaro starts unexpectedly after transferring to the Salt Wasteland location.
  • Valk causes somnic damage in the Crematorium.

  • Random encounter from "A Simple Job" mission occurs after exiting all the other locations on the global map.
  • No way to exit a few random encounter locations (Hobo With Shotgun etc.).
  • Combat is not available when entering the Technical Unit random encounter for the second time.
  • Player character gets stuck in the sectors of certain locations.
  • Player character falls under the game level while using the elevator in "Customs Authority".
  • Player character falls under the game level at the “House of Zerden”.
  • Player character gets stuck in the opening doors at “Reservation D-106”.
  • No way to enter an anomaly zone in “Reservation D-106”.
  • The light effects don’t work properly in the final location.
  • No way to exit the tube tunnel in the “Antique Shop”.

  • Game freezes connected with memory leaks and level generation.
  • Horizon Crykk item used without animation.
  • Inability to get all of the achievements.
  • Somnic dogs occasionally turn invisible after loading a game level.
  • Sounds tied to certain objects don’t change in volume depending on distance to said object.
  • Absent maps for some locations (Checkpoint B-10/2, Military base, Adaptation Block, Vulture’s Nest, Bypass, Urb Perimeter and Technical Tunnels).
  • The message regarding the forced stop for an inspection disappears during "A Simple Job" quest if the player does nothing.

Just like with the previous patch, the list is not final and is subject to change and expand further. Stay tuned for more details coming next week.

The Deluxe Set gets updated!

This Friday, we will be adding the last piece from the currently announced list of items in the Deluxe Set - the comic book:

Delve into the story of Thyper - the infamous mercenary also known as the Bane of Mills, whom you might remember from the Prologue chapter of INSOMNIA: The Ark. This issue of the comic contains 20+ pages packed with action and backstory that introduce readers to some of the key characters that appear in the actual game. Who are they? What is the motivation behind their actions? There’s only one way to find out…

Other than that, we will also be updating the game’s OST archive with a .flac version for those of you that prefer lossless music formats.

Important notice regarding the Deluxe Set

Since we are delaying the release of the comic book by 1 day, the Deluxe Set giveaway will continue until Monday (October 15th) and not tomorrow (October 11th), as originally planned. This should give players ample time to make sure they’ve got the deluxe content (art book, OST, comic book) copied from
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Insomnia The Ark\Insomnia_v2\Content
to another location on their hard disk before these items are gone from their original folder.

Please keep in mind - to keep access to the in-game bonus armor set (Dalok's Jacket, Leggings & Pack, Eyon Helmet and Hansen Electric Saw) you need to take the equipment out of the locker where it was originally placed and move the items to any other safe storage place inside the game or equip it on your character.

Community Hub changes

Vault_13, our community manager, is in the middle of splitting English and Russian threads into two dedicated subforums to make it more comfortable and easy for everyone to chat and discuss the game in a language they are more comfortable with. We will soon be adding a FAQ section for both subforums to help everyone find the most common issues and ways of solving them.

If you have any other ideas on how we can improve the quality of player-to-dev and player-to-player communication in the Community Hub, feel free to let us know in the comments below!

ATTENTION! All in-game bonus equipment will stay intact for everyone (now, after 15th of October and in the future). It doesn't matter of you have them already or plan to start a new game - they will be available at the same spot. However you still need to copy art book, comics (adding it in a few hours) and OST from original folder anywhere else on your PC.
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October 5

Patch #2 at your service!

Hello everyone! It’s been a week since INSOMNIA’s release, and boy was that a ride: the amount of discussions in the Community Hub has jumped from 130 to 540+, the first wave of guides was published by our most active members, as well as some overdue wiki updates. And of course, we’ve released patch #1 as a first step to make INSOMNIA: The Ark a better game. It’s time to make another step in that direction.

So what about patch #2?

Earlier this week, we’ve published a list of fixes included in this patch. More issues have been addressed since:
  • Fixed invisible walls around the stairs for the quest "What is the price of freedom".
  • Fixed a quest item disappearing after completing the quest "Ancient One".
  • Fixed the capsule not opening in the location "Morach Base".
  • Fixed door collisions so that the player character doesn’t get stuck in the location “Reservation D-106”.
  • Fixed the quest log for the mission "Closet showing" not updating correctly.
  • Fixed a dialogue branch at the location "Vulture’s Nest" to resolve a conflict with another dialogue in the location “Zone B-27”.
  • Improved companion A.I. to better follow the player character upon entering a new location.
  • Improvements to the “Bypass” location:
    1. eliminated the possibility of the player character getting stuck in certain spots
    2. added the ability to use the elevator
    3. added more cover options
Please keep in mind that the actual amount of fixes is bigger (UI, collisions, etc.) and mainly concern bugs submitted by the publisher’s QA team.

We have already started working on patch #3 and will continue gathering your feedback via the submission form, Community Hub discussions and social media, so please keep going! We highly appreciate the time and effort you’ve put in helping us improve the game.

Thank you!
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About This Game

INSOMNIA is a dieselpunk sci-fi RPG about the slowly degrading remnants of human society attempting to survive on an abandoned space metropolis. Develop your character, explore lovingly handcrafted locations, interact with peculiar NPCs and factions, craft equipment and try to stay alive in this brutal world.

Welcome to Object 6 - a colossal space station set on a dismal 400-year journey in search of a new home. Your character wakes from cryogenic sleep — stricken with a rare psychological disease and unknowingly holding humanity’s last hope in his bare hands...

Exploration is rewarding…and dangerous

Survive hunger, thirst, fatigue while searching for valuable technology and resources in over 70 unique locations. Pay attention - INSOMNIA’s nuanced world can conceal unexpected quests from treacherous characters, as well as savage enemies and deadly hazards.

Personalized journey

Break free from character classes and unwanted grind with a flexible perk system combined with a large amount of craftable items and equipment. Choose your gear wisely - every armor and weapon type in the game has its own tactical virtues and shortcomings.

Сhoices matter

Navigate a non-linear storyline with ‘points of no return’ that encourage unorthodox approaches and 12 different story endings. Your character’s chosen background plays a role in how you interact with NPC’s and factions, as well as influences the outcomes of certain quests.

A rich universe

Experience a neo-noir world with elements of dieselpunk. Witness man-made apocalyptic landscapes imbued with a dark ambient soundtrack and echoes of a decaying civilization.

Public support for INSOMNIA

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System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 (64-bit versions)
    • Processor: 2.5 GHz CPU, 4 cores
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce 760, AMD Radeon R7 360
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 12 GB available space

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