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Sanity: Aiken's Artifact (Windows)

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Screenshots

Windows version

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Main menu

Main menu

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows A lightning bolt strikes.

A lightning bolt strikes.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Heavy damage

Heavy damage

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Two identical opponents

Two identical opponents

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Notice the purple hands breaking through the floor.

Notice the purple hands breaking through the floor.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Fan of Blades attack

Fan of Blades attack

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Psionic Push

Psionic Push

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows As is tradition with Lithtech games, Sanity's cut scenes and cinematics are all rendered with the in game engine.

As is tradition with Lithtech games, Sanity's cut scenes and cinematics are all rendered with the in game engine.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows There are also limited dialogue trees built into the game.

There are also limited dialogue trees built into the game.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Your controller Frost will periodically call with information.  You can also call her for a reminder of what you are trying to do.

Your controller Frost will periodically call with information. You can also call her for a reminder of what you are trying to do.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Correctly solving this "Soko-Ban" crate pushing problem will earn a new psychic talent card (upper left behind the fence).

Correctly solving this "Soko-Ban" crate pushing problem will earn a new psychic talent card (upper left behind the fence).

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows You'll have to remember previous story elements when you're forced to compete on the lethal game show "Trivia Insanity".

You'll have to remember previous story elements when you're forced to compete on the lethal game show "Trivia Insanity".

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows You develop your powers by collecting talent cards in the eight different psychic "totems".

You develop your powers by collecting talent cards in the eight different psychic "totems".

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Talents are hidden in the levels or given as a reward for defeating boss enemies.

Talents are hidden in the levels or given as a reward for defeating boss enemies.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows When you find a new talent, the "card" is added to your abilities.

When you find a new talent, the "card" is added to your abilities.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows There is a multiplayer aspect to Sanity but it is deathmatch only.

There is a multiplayer aspect to Sanity but it is deathmatch only.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows When Sanity was new, extra talents for the multiplayer game could be downloaded for free or purchased in "booster packs".  Good luck finding any now.

When Sanity was new, extra talents for the multiplayer game could be downloaded for free or purchased in "booster packs". Good luck finding any now.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Your first psionic boss battle, against telephone psychic/redneck revolutionary Priscilla Divine.

Your first psionic boss battle, against telephone psychic/redneck revolutionary Priscilla Divine.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Cain confronts his evil brother Abel, the world's most powerful psionic who believes psionics should rule over humans (shades of Magneto, anyone?)

Cain confronts his evil brother Abel, the world's most powerful psionic who believes psionics should rule over humans (shades of Magneto, anyone?)

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Taking a cue from Half-Life, in Sanity Cain often finds himself dealing with a mysterious, sinister government agent with a bizarre speech impediment.

Taking a cue from Half-Life, in Sanity Cain often finds himself dealing with a mysterious, sinister government agent with a bizarre speech impediment.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows The PETA might not approve, but you're going to have to blow these poor endangered critters to kibbles and bits in order to save the cowering hostage.

The PETA might not approve, but you're going to have to blow these poor endangered critters to kibbles and bits in order to save the cowering hostage.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Adrian Starr's showgirls try to murder you with playing cards...

Adrian Starr's showgirls try to murder you with playing cards...

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Cain must infiltrate a tour group in order to gain access to Aiken's lab. Hint: waving a gun in the air might not be the most subtle way to go about this.

Cain must infiltrate a tour group in order to gain access to Aiken's lab. Hint: waving a gun in the air might not be the most subtle way to go about this.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Cain battles Joan Aiken's Brain Circuit which is powered by Priscilla Divine's disembodied brain.

Cain battles Joan Aiken's Brain Circuit which is powered by Priscilla Divine's disembodied brain.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Chatting with Aiken's Artifact AKA Ted the Head, the most hilarious character in the game.

Chatting with Aiken's Artifact AKA Ted the Head, the most hilarious character in the game.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows In a level reminescent of Resident Evil, the undead take over the city and its up to Cain and the DNPC to stop the zombie madness.

In a level reminescent of Resident Evil, the undead take over the city and its up to Cain and the DNPC to stop the zombie madness.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Playing as Bobby the kid in a psionic battle against Abel.

Playing as Bobby the kid in a psionic battle against Abel.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows In the depths of the Meat Factory Cain battles the villainous mastermind Golgotham and his meat-cleaver wielding zombie cows (or Butcher Bulls, if you will)

In the depths of the Meat Factory Cain battles the villainous mastermind Golgotham and his meat-cleaver wielding zombie cows (or Butcher Bulls, if you will)

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Golgotham appears for an encore performance. What other game pits you in a boss battle against a 50 foot meat monster?

Golgotham appears for an encore performance. What other game pits you in a boss battle against a 50 foot meat monster?

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows An explosive psionic duel between Cain and Abel

An explosive psionic duel between Cain and Abel

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Solving platformer puzzles as Bobby.

Solving platformer puzzles as Bobby.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Cops try to bring down a zombified butcher cow with little success.

Cops try to bring down a zombified butcher cow with little success.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Trying out new talents in the training room.

Trying out new talents in the training room.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Using your talents to solve box-pushing puzzles.

Using your talents to solve box-pushing puzzles.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows You'll have to face your brother Abel in combat several times before he's gone for good.

You'll have to face your brother Abel in combat several times before he's gone for good.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Fighting Golgotham's minions.

Fighting Golgotham's minions.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows The levitate talent is used to cross chasms and other obstacles.

The levitate talent is used to cross chasms and other obstacles.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Gaining a talent gives Cain a power surge.

Gaining a talent gives Cain a power surge.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows When all powers fail... you still have your trusty gun at your side.

When all powers fail... you still have your trusty gun at your side.

Sanity: Aiken's Artifact Windows Taking a break for a musical interlude.

Taking a break for a musical interlude.