Ether One is the first entry in a two part first-person adventure game developped by White Paper Games.
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Developer
White Paper Games
Engine
UDK
Platforms
MS Windows
OS X
Possible Linux support [1]
Peripherals
Keyboard and mouse, Joypad
Release date
TBA 2013
Genre
Adventure
Mode
Single-player

Gameplay


Goal

You are a Restorer, an individual with a lost identity who is sent into the minds of mentally ill humans to restructure their broken memories. Tasked with restoring the mind of a client named Jean you must explore the depths of her memories in order to rebuild the fragile structures within.

Restore her memories. Restore yours.

Media



Development

On April 2, 2013 a status update about their interest for the Oculus Rift was posted on their website [2]. On April 10, 2013 it was announced on IndieDB [3] and Steam Greenlight [4] that the Oculus Rift will be supported in development and on release. This was confirmed in April 15, 2013 in an article on Gamasutra [5].

They presented a small Oculus Rift demo to showcase at Rezzed in Birmingham, UK the 22nd and 23rd of June 2013 [6].

In the media

Rock Paper Shotgun : Ether Devs On Mature Game Stories, Taking Risks
Pixel Judge : Ether One
The Grue : Ether One: a peek into crazy
Greenlit Gaming : Ether One Interview with White Paper Games

Relevant forum threads

MTBS3D : Re: First Impressions From Rift Owners
MTBS3D : Re: Oculus "Rift" : An open-source HMD for Kickstarter
MTBS3D : Ether One - Now with full Rift support!

References

  1. ^ http://steamcommunity.com/workshop/filedetails/discussion/96424148/864951475484715250/#c846944689806101899
  2. ^ http://www.whitepapergames.com/blog/2013/04/02/688/
  3. ^ http://www.indiedb.com/games/etherone/news/ether-one-supporting-oculus-rift
  4. ^ http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/updates/96424148/1365610340
  5. ^ http://www.gamasutra.com/view/pressreleases/190538/Ether_One_to_support_Oculus_Rift_VR_Headset.php
  6. ^ http://www.whitepapergames.com/blog/2013/06/15/ether-one-has-been-greenlit-here-is-a-thank-you-message/

External links

Official website
Ether One at Indie DB
|Ether One at Steam Greenlight