‘Soteria – Dreams as Currency’ turns anxiety into an adventure


Content warning: Video contains major spoilers.

Soteria – Dreams as Currency explores an approach to anxiety that says we should invite anxiety along with us rather than trying to step back from it.

In it, you’ll play Ana Carmena, a young woman suffering from an anxiety disorder. As you travel through her inner world, you’ll seek a way to free your dreams from the grips of a shadowy entity. According to its developers, this metaphorical approach will allow players the opportunity to embrace effective yet counter-intuitive strategies to overcome general anxiety disorder. While we’d love to say more, we’ll let this video from the game’s director, Doris C. Rusch, cover the spoilers.

While Soteria is still under development, you can play an early build now at Play For Change.

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