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Shades of Sanity Psychological Horror Game

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Robert J Seres, Keith Leonard

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3D "Spiritual Successor" to Sanitarium where you play a schizophrenic patient made by former members of Dreamforge.
Backers: 481
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $15,169 of $200,000
Dates: Aug 13th -> Sep 27th (45 days)
Project By: Robert J Seres, Keith Leonard
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Latest News

Janet and Horror Realm Con

September 19th - via:
For anyone in the Pittsburgh Area, we'll be at Horror Realm this weekend, starting on Friday and we will be showing the alpha build of the demo. We'll have a table near the ballroom. Here's a shot of the new Janet,... (Read More)

Video Update: Building a Frame

September 2nd - via:
In this video update, Keith is going to walk through the game's renderer. He shows off each feature, layer by layer so you can see how the engine builds the final frame.  (Read More)

Art Update And Avatars

August 27th - via:
A big art update for you today! First we have the high poly Janet model we're working on.  Then we have some concept sketches feature dolls, doors, pictures and angels, each how they appear normally and in the "other world." The "other world" is... (Read More)

Video Update Cells Level

August 26th - via:
This video shows off the cells, which is a short level designed to get the player used to the controls, and foreshadows a few characters.  The art isn't final and all voice acting are just placeholders.  As usual, questions, comments and sharing is... (Read More)

Video Update "Supernatural Logic Puzzle"

August 18th - via:
There was some questions about what "Supernatural Logic," means, so I figure I'd show as opposed to tell.  This is a test room of a puzzle later in the game.  Also I want to thank everyone who has been so supportive during this drive. Friends,... (Read More)

Update to Page, added more Game and Story Info

August 16th - via:
We've been getting a few questions about the story of the game, so we decided to post an update. Here is some of the new text that's on the kickstarter page: How does this game play?  Think of games like “Amnesia: The Dark Descent” or ‘Eternal... (Read More)

International Shipping Added

August 14th - via:
We've added two new tiers. These are international shipping versions of two other tiers, the Beta Access teir and the Stalker Model.  Also, we've opened up the two highest tiers to international shipping.   (Read More)

Music Update, "Sarver" theme.

August 14th - via:
Here is a rough cut of the "Sarver" theme. I think it's a good rainy day song (or for sitting in the attic and crying.) The synthesized strings will probably be replaced by a real violin.    (Read More)

[PRESS RELEASE] Press Release For Shades of Sanity KickStarter

August 14th - via:
Developer Sword And Spirit announces the release of Shades of Sanity, a tense psychological horror title for the PC. Rob Seres and Keith Leonard - developers of Dreamforge's classic horror game, Sanitarium - have formed a new company called Sword And Spirit and are developing a fully 3D psychological horror title for PC. (Read More)

DreamForge's Sanitarium team launches horror game Kickstarter, Shades of Sanity. (Photos)

August 13th - via:
Two team members behind the classic isometric horror adventure game Sanitarium, are returning to their horror gaming roots with a campaign to create a brand new, fully 3D, psychological terror filled game for PC and Macs - Shades of Sanity. (Read More)

Shades of Sanity seeks Kickstarter support group for Sanitarium “spiritual successor”

August 13th - via:
It's been 15 years since the bandages came off in Dreamforge's memorably disturbing Sanitarium, and at long last the key developers from the 36th best all-time adventure game are back with a "spiritual successor", a new psychological horror game called Shades of Sanity that is now seeking support through Kickstarter. (Read More)

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