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An all-new, immersive adventure game from the award-winning creators of Myst and Riven.
An all-new, immersive adventure game from the award-winning creators of Myst and Riven.
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    1. RAWA's mama 1 day ago

      Ops....I called RAWA's head patches Oculus -- should be Optune. My
      Mind is too centered on Obduction things I guess - ;)

    2. RAWA's mama 1 day ago

      Ops....I called RAWA's head patches Oculus -- should be Optune. My
      Mind is too centered on Obduction things I guess - ;)

    3. RAWA's mama 3 days ago

      Terry - thank you for your well wishes. I will be sure to pass that on to him

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) 3 days ago

      move to Ireland ..We have Free health most of Europe
      hope he gets well soon

    5. RAWA's mama 3 days ago

      Update on dr appt - chemo med prescription is being put thru again to see if insurance will pay for it this time. Now a waiting game

    6. RAWA's mama 3 days ago

      Evan-this is RAWA's mama - he has his good days and bad days. He just found out that his insurance won't pay for his chemo meds any more. That could also mean no more MRI's (but that is not confirmed at this time) he has an appt with the oncologist today so may have more info later. One of his meds causes him to stutter so dr is trying to wean him off that one. The stuttering is VERY frustrating for him. He wears Oculus patches on his head 24/7 that have electrodes on them. It is suppose to keep cancer cells from growing. The electrodes are activated 18 hours out of the 24. Thank you for asking. Please continue to keep him in your prayers. The fans mean SO much to him !!!!!!!

    7. Evan Smith 5 days ago

      Any update on how Rawa's been doing?

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      Collin Murphy on July 21

      Release it when you feel it is done. We haven't waited this long to be disappointed by a rushed product.

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) on July 20

      well we are here again...

      in update 51 Oct 20 2015
      "Obduction is definitely still coming, and it will amaze you, but it will be delayed by a few months."

      in update 53 Nov 3 2015
      "First - Obduction's target ship date is revised to second quarter of 2016"

      in update 62 Mar 5 2016
      "f you missed our note at the end of the teaser, Obduction will be officially released this June. "

      in update 64 Jun 2 2016
      "List price at launch is $29.99, and [drum roll please] we’re launching on PC, Mac, and Oculus Rift simultaneously [and under our breath - sounding like a cough] on July 26."

      in update 66 Jul 19 2016
      "So with humble hearts, but admittedly a bit of relief, we’re taking another few weeks (until the week of August 22nd) to do a bit more cleaning and polishing. "

      Successfully funded on Nov 16 2013
      Estimated delivery: Oct 2015
      New Estimated delivery: Aug 2016



      But what about ................The boxed version...................when will that be released ?

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      KS Ryan on July 20

      @Monk I take full responsibility.

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      Andrew Schmidt on July 20

      I mostly just feel bad that the team's working 7 day weeks. Don't burn yourselves out!

    12. Elaine Thompson on July 19

      Thanks for the honest update, Cyan. I can wait a few more weeks for you to finish polishing. I'd rather have the fully polished game from the start.

    13. Ian G G Smith on July 19

      Bugs! I hate bugs and gl gl gl glitches!!
      Fix them.....................When you are happy and the game is released - put your feet up have a beer and congratulate yourselves on a decision well made.
      Thanks for the update and for taking the bold step to get things just right. We appreciate it.

    14. Matt Allen on July 19

      The less bugs the game has the happier we will be that we waited. I'm a database programer by trade and know how important it is to fix bugs before a release.

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      Craige Hird on July 19

      Personally, I have no issues with any delays from the team. I find it refreshing in today's software world that there are still people focused on quality instead of deadlines when determining to release. If anything, the delay makes me that much more excited to play. Keep up the great work!

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      Andre Lewis on July 19

      At the end of the day, what will matter is the quality of the game, not exactly when it gets to us. Take your time!

    17. João Eiras on July 19

      Dear Cyan, gain for me what matters is quality. I can very well wait as long as needed so you deliver what you do best ! Keep on going ! And do enjoy a small summer break :)

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      Patrick Lauber on July 19

      Hi guys. We are not in the rush take the time you need. I prefer playing the exprience you are proud of ;-)
      Thank for your passion creating obduction

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      Monk on July 19

      @KS Ryan

      You realize Cyan was just " waiting " for some one to make that remark ?
      Now we are all being punished.
      Stand in the corner with your head down.

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      Brent Richardson on July 19

      Ditto on the "take your time" comments. I'm sure you might be bummed at missing a deadline (and as a project manager myself, I get it that deadlines missed can have consequences) but from my perspective--take your time! It will be great. As everyone knows, "you rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles."

    21. Emily Rogers on July 19

      Because we love you guys at Cyan and because we love the MYST Series (currently playing through Revelation on my Twitch stream!) we will wait for as long as it takes to receive a game you are 100% proud of. Thank you for working so hard.

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      Paul Deshaies Jr on July 19

      @Colton Clayton : How I know how you feel ;-)

    23. Joe Thibedeau on July 19

      No worries on the delay, take the time you need to make it great!

    24. Pedro Gelabert on July 19

      Thanks for the update. I indeed trust you will deliver. Take as much time as you need!

    25. Colton Clayton on July 19

      And now I feel stupid for missing your second post, lol.

      So, how about that awesome coming game?

    26. Colton Clayton on July 19

      @Paul Deshaies Jr You paid for the version of the game that comes with the Digital Strategy Guide, the Digital Artbook, and the Digital Soundtrack.

      There was a $25 tier that was just for the game alone (which is what I got; would have paid for the $75 physical copy if I had the money at the time).

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      mog7 on July 19

      hmm the oculus exclusivity is still a problem though, true. Means no hands in the game like with a Vive?

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      Paul Deshaies Jr on July 19

      Oops... don't I feel like an ass...

      I just noticed that I'll get a whole bunch of additional cool stuff!

      Sorry. Like most idiot internet users... I didn't read. :-/

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      Paul Deshaies Jr on July 19

      Hello Cyan

      I pledged 45$ for what is going to be an AMAZING game I'm sure.

      I'm also sure it'll be worth every penny.

      However, I found this little piece of information on your website…

      It appears that Obduction will be available for 30 bucks to everyone.

      Am I correct in assuming that I paid an extra 15$ for the privilege of receiving updates from you guys, however entertaining were the, for close to three years.

      Am I missing something?

      Thanks for what promises to be a lot of fun.

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      KS Ryan on July 19

      So, remember how 10 hours ago I asked "when are you planning to delay it by another month"? I WAS ONLY KIDDING GUYS.

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      David Hoskins on July 19

      Just think, it was 'nearly finished' a year ago...

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      mog7 on July 19

      "Obduction is a product that we’re very proud of" So good!! Really happy for the complete team to come to an end of such an adventure and to be able to write THIS. All time you need! no complaints. I am sure i will have a blast playing it. thank YOU for making this game, we have waited so long to get a new real great Cyan game.

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      Angela on July 19

      I am currently playing a beautiful game with detailed quests that has gotten worse with each update due to rushed coding to meet deadlines.

      As a result, I am actually ecstatic to hear about your reasons for the delay. Get it right the first time. It will be a much better game as a result, and I always want to think of Cyan as building beautiful games if beautiful worlds.

      Thank you for doing what you need to do to ensure that remains true.

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      Chris Novick on July 19

      Sad to hear about the delay -- but I trust you guys and your explanation makes sense. Better to wait and release something polished than release simply for the sake of a deadline.

      I'm sure you'll get some hate for this, but not from me. I've waited this long, I can wait a little longer :).

      Any update on Vive support, though? This is what I'm most looking forward to -- one of the bigger reasons I bought my Vive!

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      KS Ryan on July 19

      Hey Cyan, the launch date is a week away, when are you planning to delay it by another month? Cutting it close guys.

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      Ge Rong on July 19

      Cyan, I just completed the survey today, and it's only several days before release. Will my name still appear on the credits? I've pledged $25, though the lowest tier.

    37. Ian G G Smith on July 18

      Thanks Micheal will look it up and download it.

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      Michael DeLaMarre on July 18

      The program others have mentioned that allows you to play occulus exclusive games on HTC Vive is called "Revive" by a developer named "Libre VR".

    39. Ian G G Smith on July 16

      I have just updated my NVIDIA software and lo behold there is VR support for games and Obduction is one of them. Clicked on the link and watched Rand Miller talking bout the game, Ansel and VR release date still 26 July - oh happy days!
      If this is already on Facetwonk fair enough but I don`t do it hence mentioning it on here.
      I have a VIVE also and think now Oculus have removed their DRM it won`t matter which you have it should work, I hope so anyway.

    40. FR3D on July 16

      Please Please Please make it kompatible to the htc vive !!!!!!!
      Tank you !!!!

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) on July 16

      10 days left....;-p

    42. Nik Stromberg on July 12

      I'm curious about how the VR support will work, and whether they're going to sell the game on Oculus Home. I think I've already chosen Steam as my download method in the survey, and that's probably fine, I'm just curious.

    43. ArkhamNative on July 12

      2 weeks! 8D

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      Charles V Geise II on July 11

      Getting closer and closer - YEA
      While your crew is still together.... Maybe an Android version?
      Maybe look at MOULa and finish the missing ages?

    45. João Eiras on July 7

      Dear Cyan, when you send the physical items by post, could you please tag them as gift ? I'm really no interested in having them stuck in customs a month.

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      Nick Gordon on July 4

      Countdown. 22 days to go. Three weeks and a day.

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) on July 2

      when will the " boxed version" be available..?

    48. Duncan Stevenson-Price on July 1

      Another request for HTC Vive support. Ideally with motion tracked controller support, but I'd be happy with simple gamepad support to start with. Fingers crossed it'll come eventually.

    49. Phoxounet on June 30

      HTC Vive owners, we can be happy about a recent news from Oculus Rift : nore more DRM ! We wil be able to play Obduction on our HMD.
      Source :

    50. Dimitrios on June 30

      I am HAPPY for CYAN. Thank you!

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