Scanner Sombre

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Game Info
Release Date
April 26, 2017 (Calendar)
Adventure, Indie
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Scanner Sombre pits you in an undiscerned cave with darkness enveloping everywhere except the lit fire and the stone walls nearby. To explore these depths you'll need to use a LIDAR scanner and a helmet that uses augmented reality to visually map out your surroundings in order to traverse the terrifying dark abyss.

Developer Quote

Regaining consciousness you smell the damp. Opening your eyes you see the stone walls of the chamber flickering by the light of the fire; you stumble to your feet and kick a helmet clattering across the floor. Slowly the ache in your head begins to subside and you notice the beginnings of a passage. After a few steps the darkness consumes you. Returning to the safely of the fire you see a LIDAR scanner on the floor - a trigger press results in a faint glow coming from inside the helmet. You put the helmet on, adjust the beam-width and proceed into the abyss….

Inspired by Gone Home and Dear Esther, Scanner Sombre is a cave exploration experience. With stunning visuals and a terrifying theme, it is the 6th major video game released by Introversion Software - creators of the million selling, BAFTA award winning Prison Architect as well as Uplink, Darwinia, DEFCON and Multiwinia.