Dev Diary 1 Inspiration and early phases of the project What is Sanatorium? Thriller, Horror …an adventure through a fictional version of early 20th century mental care and pseudo-science. The game
Set in a fictionalized version of the 1920s where the lines between modern psychiatric treatment and pseudoscience are still muddy at best, Sanatorium is a card-based workplace adventure where you test, diagnose and treat patients.
Your dear Auntie Patty has been admitted to a mental asylum. As an imposter, you try to get her out of the sanatorium.
As a freshly recruited doctor, without a medical license, you try your best at treating patients without being discovered as a fraud. Your ultimate goal being to bring good old Auntie Patty home safe. You will use patient files to assess symptoms and order them into a chart to form a diagnosis and recommend treatment. At the end of the day your work will be reviewed, and you will learn if your decisions helped your patients or possibly made the matter worse.