A downloadable game for Windows

Therapist Dr. Anna Atsuko and engineer Bill Pentecost have devoted their lives to their own, special invention - the MC-420, a machine that helps people remember long-forgotten happy memories, granting them some much-needed reprieve from the harshness of the world.

Soon after Anna begins using the new machine however, things start to go wrong - before long, she's not quite the same...

Discover the therapy of tomorrow

This dystopian visual novel is entirely linear, full of dramatic camera angles, and was made in about 48 hours for the AdvXJam 2020. To play, simply click or press any key to advance the dialogue.

Discover several patients' stories in near-future England and ponder the implications of future technology supposed to make us happy... even if that happiness comes at a price.


Writing and Direction: Malindy Hetfeld @yourkyotowife

Art and Code: Phi Dinh @phi6

Royalty Free Music from Soundtaxi.com

3D Models from Envato adapted by Phi Dinh


v3.2 (01-Dec-2020): Add hallucinatory glitches. Minor text edits.

v3.1 (30-Nov-2020): Optimized volumetric lights, significant framerate improvements

v3.0 (28-Nov-2020): AdvXJam submission

Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
(4 total ratings)
GenreVisual Novel
Tags3D, Atmospheric, Dystopian, Minimalist, Narrative, Sci-fi, Surreal, Unity


MC-420 v3.2 Windows Executable 150 MB


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nice story
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@Phigames Hi, I don't know if you are still active, but I have a bug report. :)

This game seems to freeze on the screen saying about leading Mrs Wickerman into the room.

Debug screen I got with F9(I think?): https://imgur.com/a/AMblxfS

Thanks for a game, in any case! :)