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The Treatment Is DEADLY Effective In Our Newest Trailer and Steam Community!
Hi. Sometimes videos are better than words. And sometimes a shockingly disturbing video of blasphemous evil is even better:
As you can see, we mean business. Horror being our... Read more
Dead Rat in the Cage
Greetings, haunters of the dark! I know you’re there, prowling in your shadowy hideouts infected with rottenness and pestilence, craving for the precious news. It’s just that an emissary of... Read more
This Is Not The Update You're Looking For
(putting my Jedi powers to work here)
You are going to enjoy this post. You are going click on that heart-shaped button and comment with effusive enthusiasm.
Yeah, that totally... Read more
NOBODY Expects An Asylum Update On Sunday!
Our chief weapon is horror!... horror and fear... fear and horror... Our TWO weapons are fear and horror... and relentless dread!
But you're probably watching Game of Thrones, or listening... Read more
Asylum, A Visual History
So there I was, spending my days juggling with megalithic spreadsheets, pivot tables, arcane formulae and Asylumtexts, when it hit me: is this worth it? The amount of passionate... Read more
Saturday I'm a Little Less in Love but I'll Take It Anyway
Wait, what’s going on? An update on Saturday?! Last one I posted was Monday, of all days, and now we keep breaking the tradition of Update Friday? I’m so sorry... Read more
Monday I’m In Love
No, you don’t need to adjust your system clocks: I’m sorry to disappoint you but it’s actually Monday, not our usual update Friday. For the past few weeks I’ve been... Read more
And Now for Something Completely Different…
Hello, my lovelies! This is going to be an atypical update because apparently I talk too much. Or rather, type too much. Some backers—OK, make that onebacker—complained about the... Read more
> USE EYES ON UPDATE
> LOOK BACKERS
I only understood you as far as wanting to look.
> LOOK UNDER BACKERS
There is nothing interesting there.
> LOOK AT BACKERS
They are sitting expectantly.... Read more
# Title Of The Update ++ To-do: remember to add a title to the update.
Hello dear backers, today—
Actually, why did I clear my throat if I’m going to type text anyway? Was it to prepare myself for the daunting task... Read more
Click Here To Read This Update
Hola, ¿cómo están? Hoy quería comentarles algo muy interesante, resulta que—
*repeatedly hits head on the desk*
Guten tag, ich bin ein—
*hits head one more time*
Testing, testing… one,... Read more
Previewing The Soundtrack For The New Interface Of The Art Book In The Documentary Of Asylum
Ah 'bthnk ftaghu ee lw'nafh nilgh'ri-og, phlegeth sgn'wahl… Oh, sorry, I forgot you’re humans. I’ll proceed in plain English then.
Hello peeps, how are you doing?! Everything is wonderful here,... Read more
Announcing H. P. Lovecraft’s The Case of Charles Dexter Ward
SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS — October 1, 2014.
Brothers and Sisters in Almousin-Metraton:—
I this day heard that Senscape got the license for H. P. L. This is a firste in that... Read more
On The Threshold Of Insanity
Hello my dear creatures of the night! I trust you’re all doing horrifically well. I must excuse myself for the long pause since the last update, but here I am... Read more
Of Gamescom, Disembodied Arms, and Volufaketric Fogs
We’re leaving behind some of the craziest weeks since the inception of Senscape as we set to conquer, nay, crushGamescom next week. My mind is a whirlpool of ideas,... Read more
The Blasphemous Return of the Loathsome Dagon
Greetings from the damnable corridors of the Hanwell Mental Institute! I trust you’re all doing jolly well. We’re definitely doing great down here, save for the occasional crawling horror that... Read more
The Horror Must Go On
It’s been a month since I announced the decision to port Asylum, and thus our engine Dagon, to Unity and things have been progressing smoothly since then. Quite well,... Read more
Uniting In Chaos
Better hang on as this is one of those updates… Two weeks ago I was teasing about recent developments that were shaking the foundation of Asylumand, quite possibly, the... Read more
The Case Of The Shadow Over The Whisperer In The Asylum Of Madness
My mind is a maelstrom of conflicting emotions; ecstasy, doubt, and fear are all struggling for the supremacy of my conscience. I’m jotting down these few disjointed words, with my... Read more
And Now... Back to Our Regular Program of Shock And Mayhem
Hello you creepy cravers of all things horror! Are you enjoying your Friday? Good, because I’m about to ruin it with ghastly sights and sounds from the oppressive interiors of... Read more
Serenade For Adventure Games
Hello humans, humanoids, and not-so-human beings! I'm your deranged host, as usual. This is an odd timing for an update which I prefer to send on Fridays, so that you... Read more
So Long 2013, and Thanks for All the Tentacles...
Hello there, my dearest loonies! This is going to be an unusually short update because, let's face it, we all want to party right now and the least thing you... Read more
I Update, Therefore I Am (ik ûpdäit wik majestic møøse)
As I told you last time, development of Asylumhas been ramping up since we finalized the production of Hanwell. When I say production, I'm referring to the actual programming... Read more
Conferencing About Cinematic Milestones On a Sunny Friday
Hello dear backers! We hope you're all having a terrific Friday. Down here it's a sunny, delightfully warm day, with clear blue skies and a wonderful sense of tranquility — we... Read more
The Esoteric Order of Dagon Wants YOU!
The time has come again to sit down and ramble about the project. You know that I prefer to send one juicy chunk of stuffs instead of frequent casual tidbits,... Read more
The Toughest Part Of These Updates Is Coming Up With A Good Title
Last time we spoke I was readying for Gamescom, allegedly the world's largest trade fair for games but secretly a haven for the adventure genre. It's hard to believe that... Read more
The Insanity Must Go On...
It was a cold, sad day. An eerie wind was howling. No birds where chirping. Tumbleweeds passed by. The AsylumKickstarter campaign, once a mandatory point of encounter for deranged... Read more
A Retrospective, Pt. 2
This is crazy. After intensively spamming your inbox last week, I leave you folks alone with an updateless weekend and now you’re all rising in arms and demanding the second... Read more
A Retrospective, Pt. 1
So… It’s done. We’re leaving behind an equally stressing, entertaining, and crazy month. It was weird waking up today to a finished campaign. It was just a month but it... Read more
The mandatory (final?) Mega Update loaded with tons of goodies!
The time has come — only a few hours left. It’s been a hectic month, and I can’t remember what was that thing humans use to call “sleep”, but I’m... Read more
Announcing live stream event and more in-game screenshots!
In todays second update, I’m going to show you how you can become an eternal resident of the Hanwell Mental Institute. We told you how your name can appear in... Read more
48 hours left... A Tour of Hanwell revealed with preview video!
This is it, folks! Less than 48 hours left. It’s time for the final sprint!
Unfortunately, our funds were drastically reduced today. We’re roughly 105% funded now but miracles are... Read more
A haunting revelation of our final stretch goal...
And so we reveal the mysterious final stretch goal of $166,666, which is a complete rework of Asylumthat will be distributed as an expansion. Whereas the original game is... Read more
Shine On You Crazy Backers
It’s Monday, Monday, gotta get down on Monday. And it’s a special one, because it’s the last Monday of our Kickstarter campaign. Yes, it all comes to an end this... Read more
The Hanwell Mental Institute is now open for business... WE DID IT!
In case you missed the crazy news yesterday... WE ARE FUNDED!Yes, it's safe to say it was one of the most memorable days in our lives, and it's evident... Read more
By popular demand, today we're showing you... things. Stuff. No long-winded comments, just good old fashioned eye candy! It can be easy to miss some of the goodies from Asylum... Read more
The Dream-Quest of Stretch Goals
You know you have been asking for them. After weeks of suspense, we’re finally ready to introduce our stretch goals! First, a quick comment: from the very first moment we’ve... Read more
The Final Countdown Has Begun...
Hello, backers! Did you have a nice weekend? We sure did, happily working non-stop for you! We’re readying for a week of exciting updates including, but not limited to, stretch... Read more
Iä! Iä! The Great Ones Gather (GOG)
It seems that we have many fans of GOG.com among us. And why not? They've been bringing us awesome games, old and new alike, seem like a nice bunch of... Read more
From Kickstarter with Love
Just when you thought this campaign couldn’t get any crazier… well, it did. Last Friday was already hectic with many new pledges and positive press, so I thought an update-less... Read more
Let there be light... in the Asylum
Hello, backers! Here we are again popping in your inbox with the latest news about the most horrifying Kickstarter campaign yet. Completely eclectic updates will ensue:
Ask Me Anything (AMA)... Read more
The Facts in the Case of the DRM and Other Macabre Updates
Hello, dear backers!
We have so many things to tell you (and show you!) today, that I wouldn’t know where to begin. So, for the sake of entropy, I’m going... Read more
It’s the night of a thousand screams…
That’s right, because we have just made it to our first 1000 backers! YES! As if that wasn’t enough, today the project is officially over one-third on its way to... Read more
At the Beta Testing of Madness and Other Updates of Terror
Ahoy backers! I hope you’re having a lovely Saturday. It’s stormy and windy over here, so I’m having a blast. Let's catch up with the latest news, shall we?
FAQ... Read more
Hot off the presses!
Did you hear the news? We are 20% funded! In the second day! Rumor has it this is a sort of golden milestone after which every campaign is very likely... Read more
Welcome... to the Kickstarter of Horrors!
So, I think this is a suitable time for a first update! Don't worry, we're not intending to flood your inbox with these. We have several interesting things in store... Read more