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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May 10

Community Hub news + v1.5 update status


Hello everyone! Today, we would like to summarize the latest Community Hub activity that might come in handy both for newcomers and veteran insomniacs. Also, we will give you an update on the current status of the v1.5 patch for INSOMNIA so you can get a better understanding of when to expect it.

Pen and Paper INSOMNIA RPG

As we have mentioned before, one of our community members started to work on a PnP version of the game. The author has already published an introduction to the system, a character sheet, and a mechanics summary. If this is something you might be interested in, you are welcome to participate and/or give feedback:


To give you some extra inspiration, here’s a complete list of lore bits we have posted in the news section so far:And there’s also a lore video that was a part of a separate update:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVS6uP2IgYA If there’s anything else you’d want to know about INSOMNIA lore-wise — let us know!

Current progress on v1.5

Recent testing session of the latest release candidate for v1.5 showed that localization issues are fixed indeed. However, the general report from QA indicates that v1.5 patch still requires additional work.

We are expecting to get a new release candidate on May 17th and start our next QA session on May 20th, which should give us a better idea of when v1.5 is going to be released. As always, we will keep you informed in our future updates. Thank you for your patience.

Until next time!
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April 26

Meet the team, part four



Hello, everyone! First of all, we’ve got some good news regarding patch v1.5. We were finally able to fix the localization issues which means you won’t be bothered with Russian in your English anymore. This also means that after 1.5 is out we will be ready to add any other additional languages to the mix.

In the meantime, there are still other problems that we are addressing, and while we are at it please welcome our newest piece of “Meet the team” series (links to previous parts: #1, #2, #3). This chapter is dedicated to the concept artists who were able to discover the distinctive style of INSOMNIA’s world in the first place. Here we go!

Alexander Torchinow, concept artist


My gamedev story is quite short but means a lot to me. 20 years ago when I was a student I started to question my artistic future, and suddenly I was offered to participate in turn-based sci-fi strategy — this became a life-changing experience to me. I was able to come up with all kinds of aliens, locations, spaceships… this job literally made me believe in art again.

INSOMNIA experience started for me back in 2012. Anatoliy, the lead developer of the game, let me do all kinds of crazy things — some of them were quite outside of the focus of the project. Well, you can judge this pre-production era by browsing a few albums I’ve published on Behance:

#1 #2 #3 #4
#5 #6 #7


We were looking for the artistic direction — something that I believe is not always a common thing when it comes to game development. Sure, we had to dump lots of ideas since they didn’t do justice to the game’s universe. God, we’ve created so many weird, absurd and dark characters that were never meant to be a part of the final product))

Nevertheless, Anatoly didn’t regret the time we spent while developing the way the game would look since this was a valuable experience for all of us. Anyway, you can still witness some of my works inside INSOMNIA including graffiti, posters, animated videos, patches, tattoos, factions and emblems, food ads (human stew anyone?). Also, I’ve introduced the Furrynose and his “friends” to the game.


Initially, I was really inspired by graphic works of Dave McKean, Ralph Steadman, and “Khrustalyov, My Car!” movie. These days I use Pinterest for this purpose.

I don’t play games for 7 years now. When I did I was able to complete Diablo 2, Return to Castle Wolfenstein, Arx Fatalis, Silent Hill. Also, I quite enjoyed each time I had to take sewer tour in STALKER)). The most precious thing I got from playing the games are separate short episodes like that. I mean what can be possibly better than the cheerful rustle of leaves in the sun accompanying me while I was going underground?

Daniil Medvedev, concept artist


I’ve started to work in gamedev industry right after finishing the art school. I’ve spent three years working on casual games which gave me a certain experience in this field, however, I was always looking for more. This is how I discovered INSOMNIA back in 2014 while browsing VK (popular Russian social media service), and immediately fell in love with it.

At that point of time, I was playing Fallout and got inspired by all things post-apocalyptic. I’ve created some fan-art first, but then Mono Studio started to look for additional artists, and I decided to try my luck. After a few weeks I was offered to become a member of the team and this is when things got serious.


Eventually, I did many art for INSOMNIA including concepts for weapons, ammo, food, signboards, interiors, etc. I also developed the first version of the interface that could be seen in the early demos of the game. Oh, by the way, if you’ve ever played Prologue with Thyper as the main character — you should have noticed a transmitter shaped like a cat. It’s the brainchild of mine :)

As a team, we often shared inspirational music, movies, and games with each other. Anatoliy, the lead of the project, was able to accumulate an impressive amount of references on Pinterest, which really helped me during the work. Initially, my concept art was more steampunk styled so to speak :)
You can find more INSOMNIA related art from Daniil over here and here

Vasily Khazykov, concept artist


I’ve become involved in the gamedev in quite a spontaneous way. As any kid who played the games, I wanted to create something on my own. So it all started with designing some basic board games, which involved creating custom maps, units, and dices, of course. Time has passed, I’ve finished college, served in the army, and got my first job as a storekeeper. Since I had plenty of free time, I’ve decided to do something useful with it and started drawing more often.

Eventually, this led into being involved in the development of a card-based board game which turned to be a very useful experience and opened some new doors. Later on, I’ve landed my skills to tabletop wargame Total Extinction, modifications to StarCraft 2 and Tiberium Wars 3.


I’ve joined Mono Studio in 2013 after being contacted by Anatoliy Guyduk, the lead of the project. Even though it started out as an MMORPG, it transformed into a singleplayer story driven game later on. With time I did more and more concepts for the game including weapons, armor and other equipment.

Generally, you can find quite a few items inside the game that were based on my drawings including doors, walls, keys, maps, weapons, armor, vehicles, a “pumpkin-mobile” (Crawler), turrets, devices, local animals, and crioma infested objects. It is really hard to describe the feeling when you see a game-ready 3D model based on your art. Satisfaction — is a proper word, I guess.


While working on INSOMNIA I was inspired by classic dieselpunk and steampunk anime, Naushika, The Last Outlaw, Bladerunner, etc. However, the biggest source of inspiration were the works of other artists who contributed to the worldbuilding of the game: characters of Maloshenkov, stylish arts from Guduk himself, accurate works of Medvedev, and very bold concepts from Torchinow. I wanted to keep the same level of professionalism. Of course, not all the art we have created was used, but Anatoliy certainly had a number of works to choose from. I really hope that in the future we shall witness some DLCs that will add more cool stuff to Object 6.

I play different games in my free time: FrostPunk, Х-Сom 2, StarCraft 2, Crossout, Red Orchestra 2, etc. Recently, I and my son completed Doom (don’t tell his grandma though). I’m thinking of playing the released version of the Atom — they’ve added quite a few things since the last time I’ve launched the game. Actually, it is very interesting to compare Atom and INSOMNIA, since the first one is quite good at the roleplaying side of things, while the second one has a very distinctive style and the universe. All in all, there is still room for improvement for both titles.
Until next time!
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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.

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System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • 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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