Dementia is a horrifying illness that addles the minds of those afflicted by it. Weakened reasoning and unexpected changes in personality are two of its effects, but what causes the most sorrow to the victim and especially their loved ones is the gradual loss of memories. Forgetting where you’ve lived, who your friends are, or what you even did yesterday: these are the sad signs of dementia. So, how does one make a video game about it that educates players of the illness’ impact in a serious, creative manner while still being entertaining? This first-person puzzle-solving adventure called Ether One is the solution that you’re looking for – even if it is a little rough around the edges.
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