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ScummVM gets support for 1998 classic Sanitarium

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Sanitarium, the popular point-and-click horror from 1998 is getting a fresh life thanks to the ScummVM project (announcement). An effort that is over 10 years in the making, the next major release of ScummVM will have support for it out of the box.

"Sanitarium features a plot intricate set in an intense dark world where a very thin line separates senses from madness. There are many riddles to solve throughout this immersive and captivating adventure that will make your head spin with terror.

Even now, Sanitarium is a masterwork suitable for point-and-click beginners, confirmed or riddle-solving experts who enjoy."

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If you want to try running it through ScummVM right now, they do have their daily builds available so you can help report any issues you find.

A full copy can be purchased on GOG and Steam to run with it.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
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pete910 22 Nov
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So you're the master of puppets then
Arehandoro 23 Nov
How did I miss this? The game captivated me, and scared me, when I first played it. Definitely would recommend to anyone interested in point & click games.
whizse 23 Nov
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A great title, awesome to finally, finally see the engine completed!

Also awesome to see the original developers happy to see the game supported in ScummVM even if the original sourced code couldn't be used.
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