A downloadable game for Windows and macOS

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A hacker-typing stealth game where you guide a desperate stranger through a mysterious station performing dark experiments.


Requirements

  • Windows 8, 10, or later
  • Mac OS High Sierra or later

On Mac, it only launches if you download+run it via the itch.io app. If you get a security warning, you'll have to go to Security & Privacy and manually give the game permission to run.

Linux version TBD


Epilepsy Warning

This game contains high contrast color and occasional flashing/blinking. It does not currently have options to disable this, but I hope to eventually add that feature.


A Note on Difficulty

This is a typing game that plays out in real-time. If you have difficulty typing fast, or have a disability that might cause you pain by doing so, this might not be good for you.

Some of the later levels are quite challenging, and if you are unable to complete them but still want to see the rest of the story, you can use the «SKIP» command at any time to skip the current level.


Changelog

Version 1.002 — January 28, 2020

  • Attempt to fix game running way too fast when VSYNC doesn't work on some computers.

Version 1.003 — January 29, 2020

  • Level now auto-resets when player dies. Windows was doing a weird bug where the input would stick during the reset screen.
  • Made a bunch of levels a lot easier in the latter half of the game.
  • Added Mac build for Mac OS High Sierra 10.13

Version 1.004 — January 29, 2020

  • Fix bug where keystrokes were being lost on some windows laptops

Version 1.005 — February 7, 2020

  • Fix bug loading JSON files on systems that use decimal commas by default
Updated 16 days ago
Published 27 days ago
StatusReleased
PlatformsWindows, macOS
Rating
(5)
AuthorChevyRay
TagsHacking, Horror, Roguelike, Space, Stealth, typing

Purchase

Buy Now$10.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $10 USD. You will get access to the following files:

NOISE1.app.zip 15 MB
NOISE1.exe 33 MB

Comments

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Really enjoyed this game! The puzzles were challenging without feeling unfair, and I liked the writing. Pairs well with the Hacknet soundtrack!

Hey! Not working on Windows 10 Pro 1903. All I got is black screen and white rectangle in center. After that game quits. Let me know if I can be of help.

Hello! I have also the same problem (Windows 10). I ran the game from the command line and it gave me this output:

https://pastebin.com/xEV6NTNd

For me, it seems like it failed to parse a number from a JSON object. But maybe it's not the case for you.

I got the error with JSON running from the console as well. If I run it directly it's the black screen and white rectangle.

i’ll try to upload a fix for this today and post back here when it’s uploaded

Can you try updating the game and running it again? My theory is that you are in a country whose system defaults to using comma decimals, which would break my JSON loader. I added a fix for this and would like to know if it works!

You did it! It works! Good job.

awesome! thanks for replying and updating me

Can you try updating the game and running it again? My theory is that you are in a country whose system defaults to using comma decimals, which would break my JSON loader. I added a fix for this and would like to know if it works!

It works for me too!

I am indeed from a region that uses comma decimals.

Thank you!

Update: I ran into a new problem :(

The first 2 levels run fine, but after the 3rd one is loaded, the game crashes.

Output: https://pastebin.com/9jt5y59T

Same issue here.

This is pretty great! Couple of puzzles ended up being quite a few tries despite knowing exactly what to do, but generally I enjoyed the style and the atmosphere a great deal.

Odd question, though - trying to avoid spoilers as best I can, I've been asked for a song. I have no idea what to do. Just an endlessly blinking cursor and no progress, no idea what I should be doing for that request. There's not even any sound in the game anyway! Am I missing something obvious?

the answer is in the title

God dammnit I can't believe I didn't try that command.

Thanks!

Ahoy! I've tried to run the game several times without any luck. All I get is a blank screen. Pressing F minimizes the window or restores fullscreen. No audio, nothing.

Any ideas?

can you give me any information about what OS you’re running? 

Windows 10 Pro 1909, Dell XPS 13 9370.

Sorry, I didn't realize you added a mac build.

if you have a mac apparently it only works if launched *from* the itch.io app (even on catalina)

have you had a chance to try it with mac yet? i'm worried that you bought the game and never got to play it (in which case i can look into refunding you)

Howdy! I do not have a Mac. Sorry for the confusion and delay in reply (was traveling for work).


So far I haven't been able to play it. But I haven't lost hope. I'll try on my desktop computer, and I'll try from the itch client instead of by direct download and see if it works. :D
If there is anything I can do to help you diagnose the problem just let me know! :D

Welp, no luck on the desktop computer (also Windows 10 Pro). 

Tried it from the Itch app as well as running it directly.

If I run it directly I see a window saying it's downloading some plugins and creating a tmp directory. But otherwise that's it.

'Q' exits, 'F' toggles fullscreen. Am I just dumb? Is this just how it starts? O.o