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For Obsidian's crowdfunded love letter to Infinity Engine games like Icewind Dale and Baldur's Gate, I was impressed by its willingness to pull back the curtain and let me see the machinery behind it.
We've all been there. Everyone remembers that mission. You and your partner are climbing up the mountains in the snow, striving to pull some slick clandestine operation about getting some intel on a bad guy, or something similar (because let's face...
VANISH isn't your typical maze horror, or even just a dynamic maze game; it's dynamically generated at run-time and continues to change while the player plays it. Each hall piece dynamically spawns with certain objects and events that dynamically spawn as well, which creates an ever changing game that no two players will ever experience exactly the same. With a possible burst of a pipe or idle creature waiting for you in the obscure halls, VANISH will test your sanity to the limit.