Viscera Cleanup Detail Is a Space Station Janitor Sim

Viscera Cleanup Detail Is a Space Station Janitor Sim

Because someone has to clean up all of the blood and giblets following an alien onslaught.

When the dust settles on your average Space Marine vs Aliens onslaught, you are left with a lot of blood, giblets, and shell casings. Viscera Cleanup Detail asks the question that the likes of Dead Space and Halo never do: who cleans up the mess after Isaac or Master Chief has splattered the nice clean space station walls with exotic alien intestines?

"All hope was lost until one survivor found the courage to fight back and put the aliens in their place! It was a long and horrific battle as the survivor dueled with all manner of horrific life-forms and alien mutations, but our hero won out in the end and destroyed the alien menace! Humanity was saved! Unfortunately, the alien infestation and the heroic efforts of the courageous survivors have left rather a mess throughout the facility. As the janitor, it is your duty to get this place cleaned up"

Viscera Cleanup Detail is an open world sandbox game that puts you in the shoes of a janitor stationed on a science-fiction space station. You'll have to mop up blood, pick up giblets, and sweep away shells in order to get your station looking spic and span again.

The game was initially the result of a 10 day RuneStorm game-jam, but its free alpha is now available for download for all, and it's hoping to get Greenlit on Steam's Greenlight program.

The game is built with the Unreal development kit, and will hopefully grow into a full-blown title to satisfy your itch for cleaning.

Source: Greenlight (thanks Reddit!)

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Genius! Seriously, I would play the shit out of this game. It seems really functional, I'll definitely upvote it.

I wonder if any actual aliens will pop up. I hope not, I'm easily scared :(

This game appeals to my inner OCD (when it isn't cringing in horror over my room).

There are games for everything apparently.

This game sounds unreasonably fun.

I shall give it a yes on greenlight!

This seems like it could be a really fun "kill some time" game. No baddies to fight, no girl to save, no alien invasion to thwart, just a man and his mop battling the bloody carnage left behind. So simple a concept, and yet it looks surprisingly entertaining.

Also, I can't help but think of the scene in Aliens 3 when the janitor is cleaning up the cafeteria after the bug pulled that guy up into the ceiling.

Now this is brilliant! Gotta go try this.

I actually played it, and its OCD's worst nightmare. Bullet casing everywhere and hidden blood in the poorly lit area. Even blood on the ceiling, which I had a bitch of a time getting to.

You get an awful surprise when you use the machines to get your buckets and biohazard crates. Took me about an hour and a half to get everything cleaned, and everything burned. All the crates and all the buckets I used.

The physics for full biohazard crates creates more frustration when they tip over and create huge messes you need to clean up again.

It kinda drives you to be that little cleaning robot from Wall-e, especially when things go wrong and you have to clean it all up again.

Well it sure beats playing 'Garbage Truck Simulator' but really i cant see the attraction to playing a game thats not too far from a job.

I really want someone to pull a "freeman's mind" on this game.

I will support this only as long as they leave that mop animation untouched. It is a thing of beauty, like I'm cleaning the blood off the space walls with a tiny, flailing octopus.

Heh...fair enough, I guess. Someone had to make this sooner or later.

Definitely a game I plan on downloading. Looks like a mind numbing game. Love it.

Was anyone else frustrated that he didnt clean his mop as soon as it got dirty? And he didnt finish one task before starting a different one?

nuba km:
I really want someone to pull a "freeman's mind" on this game.

is that a challenge?

because I can be neurotic. I can be extra neurotic.

but, on topic, isn't it strange that there was a series on the Escapist that was actually called "Space Janitors" with the exact same premise?

... Escapist, are you developing games now?

Ultratwinkie:
I actually played it, and its OCD's worst nightmare. Bullet casing everywhere and hidden blood in the poorly lit area. Even blood on the ceiling, which I had a bitch of a time getting to.

You get an awful surprise when you use the machines to get your buckets and biohazard crates. Took me about an hour and a half to get everything cleaned, and everything burned. All the crates and all the buckets I used.

The physics for full biohazard crates creates more frustration when they tip over and create huge messes you need to clean up again.

It kinda drives you to be that little cleaning robot from Wall-e, especially when things go wrong and you have to clean it all up again.

You've sold me on the concept. I'm going to download this as soon as I get home.

Oh God, why has my brain turned on me!? D:

I absolutely love this idea and hope this game sees success.

Ultratwinkie:
I actually played it, and its OCD's worst nightmare. Bullet casing everywhere and hidden blood in the poorly lit area. Even blood on the ceiling, which I had a bitch of a time getting to.

You get an awful surprise when you use the machines to get your buckets and biohazard crates. Took me about an hour and a half to get everything cleaned, and everything burned. All the crates and all the buckets I used.

The physics for full biohazard crates creates more frustration when they tip over and create huge messes you need to clean up again.

It kinda drives you to be that little cleaning robot from Wall-e, especially when things go wrong and you have to clean it all up again.

If you think standard blood and body parts are bad wait till you have to deal with all that alien goop the Xenomorphs leave lying around.

.... tell me the protagonist is called roger wilco.

im sorry someone had to say it.

Can I play as Darby Richards?

Looks fun. No one ever thinks about the poor people who have to clean up after the mayhem. Damn heroes and their boom sticks.

The concept sounds amusing, but unless it is spiced up with something, like Portal-style acidic dark humor or some minigames, it would be only entertaining for about ten minutes...

zidine100:
.... tell me the protagonist is called roger wilco.

im sorry someone had to say it.

You get to put in whatever name you want.

Valgorn:

zidine100:
.... tell me the protagonist is called roger wilco.

im sorry someone had to say it.

You get to put in whatever name you want.

That wasn't a pun. That was a reference to Sierra's Space Quest series. The protagonist of those old adventure games is a space janitor named Roger Wilco.

 

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