Calm down. This is all normal. Well, it’s a new normal. There was a malfunction that we can’t fix yet, but with your help I can make symptoms bearable. We’re all in the same boat here and should help each other.
I’m Shelly, a lead scientist in General Education research facility. The job title is longer, but it’s not important. Here’s what I know so far, though.
The experience-sharing program that we were studying went haywire. Maybe it’s that black box, maybe something else. The main symptom for you is that your nightmares and dreams no longer require sleeping to manifest. These hallucinations are all in your subconscious. It turns out that given enough time with it, we go insane. But we can fix that.
If you find someone that doesn’t look sane - talk to them. Chances are their condition is manageable and they can help you.
But if they attack you - run. None of us can tackle an adrenaline filled psycho. Remember that you might look to them like a seven-headed cat monster.
Try to collect whatever you stumble across. It might help down the line, if you apply it right. Don’t lose hope if it doesn’t. Think.
«It very much has its own voice screaming out.»
«...todo ello hace de The Long Reach un más que decente debut por parte del equipo ucraniano.»
«This is an unsettling and compelling experience, with a fantastically uncanny and creepy atmosphere.»
«Who knew pixelated gore could be so unsettling?»
«Qué decepción, hasta en 2D me asusto.»
«Het laat je lachen, schrikken, verbazen en maakt je nieuwsgierig en dat zorgt er voor dat je verder wilt spelen.»
«That was a thrilling 4 hour roaler-coaster ride.»
«What a masterpiece. Incredible ambiance throughout from the ominous music and sound effects, to the ever present creepy nature and frightening scenes.»
«It was soooo damn mind blowing and intense! Awesome! Creepy! Scary! Everything! OH MY GOD!»
«Pixels made me poop my pants 10/10. No joke, I got jumped scared more than once from pixels haha.»
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