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Merle McPenrite
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Players: Single-player
May 15, 2014 @ 8:25am
Apr 21 @ 12:58pm
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First Linux Test
You find a journal lying on the ground
Release date: Late 2015
Your childhood friend Merl McPenrite has dropped off the grid without notice. Reports indicate that this is a fate he shares with countless others. His last vidMail recording indicated that he had come across something that you would find extremely interesting. It seemed urgent and you have not heard from him since...

Set in the near future where virtual reality has become the ultimate escape to the dreariness and suffering of everyday life in a collapsing society you will use your wits, computer skills, and hacking ability to discover the mystery behind the recent disappearances. This investigation leads you to infiltrate his last known location where you become entangled in a conspiracy that spans both virtual and physical realities. Do you have what it takes to find your friend and help him before it is to late?

The initial concept of this game was created by a published author in the hacking world. Many of the skills that you pick up while attempting to track down your friend will be usable in the real world (on systems you have permission to use them on.. of course...) Have fun playing the game and walk away with some actual real life skills!
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Nekot Feb 15 @ 2:31pm 
Wow, this looks pretty sweet. I've been holding off on downloading the updates that you've been giving us because I wanted to just play the finished product and this looks amazing. Totally different than when it first was thrown at us, I thought we were just going to be in an office back then. This looks really neat, I'm looking forward to the release! :3
msempere Jan 16 @ 6:29pm 
looks cool
Shafylus Dec 15, 2014 @ 8:21pm 
Looks good, voted!
Titus Lebronicus Nov 18, 2014 @ 7:31pm 
Is it true you encouter a hacker in game named Kevin Shitnick?
CarlosRegueraDJ Nov 5, 2014 @ 5:38pm 
Voted! it looks amazing!
Toster 12D3 Nov 5, 2014 @ 1:37pm 
Voted. should be awesome.
Newbie  [author] Oct 24, 2014 @ 3:14pm 
Thanks for the comment Titus! I find your perspective to be interesting! And remember 'Merls just wanna have fun!'
Titus Lebronicus Oct 22, 2014 @ 7:15pm 
edit: a lot to teach
Titus Lebronicus Oct 22, 2014 @ 7:14pm 
I know people are making fun of this offsite calling it Merl McPenis but keep your head up. The educational version has a lot to our youngsters. The LGBT themes will also help open some minds. Godspeed!
oemjoer Oct 16, 2014 @ 3:00pm 
Looks nice. Not sure about the "virtual reality" mode though.