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Explore the world, solve puzzles, and choose how far you'd go to find a lost friend and save the ones you love.
Explore the world, solve puzzles, and choose how far you'd go to find a lost friend and save the ones you love.
Explore the world, solve puzzles, and choose how far you'd go to find a lost friend and save the ones you love.
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  Have you ever wanted to drop everything, just completely let go, and explore the world?  Have you ever wondered what's really waiting for you beyond your doorstep? 

     A modern day adaption to the games that consumed our childhoods.  The Technician is a Story driven Adventure game filled with puzzles and it's own unique choice system.  Traverse through dozens of different environments, meet hundreds of people with their own unique story.  Hack, decrypt, and code your way through firewalls, electric fences, and many more spectacular challenges that will halt your progress.

    The lines between Right & Wrong are blurred, themes such as Death, Justice, and Creation are tried.  Will you be able to live with the choices you make?

    Join us so that all of us can relive our childhoods, to explore far away lands dangerous & beautiful, to meet new people, to connect.

    The Technician will have PC & Mac support initially, we're currently working on obtaining linux support, as well as Android & IOS.

Our game has been reviewed, the article's here!!!:

The Gaming Enthusiast: The Technician

We now have a demo: Technician Demo

    The story centers around a young man named Oliver fresh out of college who lands his dream job as a Computer Technician at a big name company. The story begins about six months after his first day of work. So he's already made friends, enemies, has an apartment, and understands his place in the company. He takes care of his little sister Lily, who can't leave the apartment much because of her crippling condition.

    His life quickly unfolds as a work colleague goes missing with valuable research that his job, Lily, and the world depends on. It's up to you and the people you meet to find your lost friend and secure his research.

    Along the way, he'll meet the insanely lovable characters that can only be found in The Technician.  Opposition is frequent, but there will be time to smell the roses along the way.  Immerse yourself, play sports, solve riddles, face natural disasters.  The choice is yours.  The beauty of The Technician is it's a story about an ordinary person put into an extraordinary situation.

    The Technician's game-play relies heavily on the fact that you're an average adult with a very killable body.  Because of this, conflict is mostly resolved with a quick wit and critical thinking.  For instance, instead of running at the objective armed to the teeth with guns, the player will have to cut the power to the building in order to shut off the lights, then sneak inside without getting caught in order to retrieve the objective. 

   The world is populated with characters who run on an autonomous AI system, each with specific tasks based on the time of day (in game/in the real world,) what is close to them, and more human motivations, like how frightened they are.

    Along with Autonomous AI the characters within the game have a moral gauge and a special mechanic that we've been working on called "Right Place, Right Time".

    The RPRT mechanic dictates what events will be in what locations at what time. For instance, the player can find a fisherman who can help the player complete an objective, but can only be found at the lake at "optimal fishing times", and events of that caliber.

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    The success of a Kickstarter project relies on those who believe in it. Actively engaging our community is our main goal.  We have a website: The Technician, with forums teeming with life, a constantly updated Facebook & Twitter page, and a diverse group of designers, artists, & programmers.


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    With your support we can make this dream a reality!  You decide the future of this game, we welcome you to become a part of our community, and maybe even consider backing, but your support alone and telling your friends about this project is amazing too!

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After several 14 hour days, hundreds of sketches taped to the walls of the bedroom, dozens of HTML and Ruby scripts and too many energy drinks, I would love to have some help with this project. There have been helping hands along the way (and I'm extremely thankful for that), but nothing consistent. The search continues!!!

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    Oh hey it's that guy Tier!

    Be part of the creative process by becoming a character in the game! We will have a short Q&A and talk about the character's role, then add your name and personality into the game! Receive two digital copies of the game. Includes all previous rewards.

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    Be a part of a unique quest tailored to your liking along side an in-game NPC of your choosing! The quest will have it's very own music that can only be found within your version of the game! Includes all previous rewards.

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    Design a town and run it as the mayor! You can design it on a scrap piece of paper or a painting program and then we'll have a short discussion about it. Your town will be digitized and put into the game. Your character will be put into the game as the town leader! Includes all previous rewards.

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    Become a Sponsor! - Receive everything in all tiers (including limited tiers!!!) and have your logo + company name (or your name) displayed at the beginning of the games and in the credits!!!

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