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Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity

Ten reasons you should play it. According to the publisher, at least.

Hampstead, NC, 02 March 2009

Have you become more unhuman than human yet?

With the Independent Games Festival fast approaching (as in March 25th in San Francisco) and Digital Eel's latest title, BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity, nominated in the Excellence In Audio category, Shrapnel Games would like to take a moment to point out that everyone should really be playing BRAINPIPE. In fact, we can think of ten reasons you should be playing off the top of our heads.

Reason #10: BRAINPIPE is a fiendishly addictive spatial awareness game that can be played with one hand. And unlike other software that emphasizes a one hand approach BRAINPIPE's one handed gameplay won't put you in an embarrassing situation if someone walks in on you.

Reason #9: BRAINPIPE involves lots of mesmerizing colors. It's like a 15th level wizard cast color spray on your monitor, or the aftermath of a Skittles factory explosion.

Reason #8: BRAINPIPE has really cool audio thanks to its Eelmix. Amazingly cool. So cool it's white hot. Someone should give these folks an award for their audio work.

Reason #7: BRAINPIPE is a game that can be played in short bursts. No need to clear an entire weekend to devote to it, you can fire it up at lunch and worm your way through your subconscious before your Hot Pocket gets cold.

Reason #6: BRAINPIPE hearkens back to the days of the arcade, except instead of being limited to three letters on the leaderboard, you can type out entire words! Have fun trying to beat your high score, or compete against your friends by comparing scores.

Reason #5: BRAINPIPE resurrected Jonathan Winters. Or maybe he was just not dead to begin with. Either way, Jonathan Winters is being talked about and it's all because of BRAINPIPE.

Reason #4: BRAINPIPE is educational. Few people know this but if you were to shrink down to a microscopic size and travel down the neural passages of your brain, it would look like BRAINPIPE. Scout's honor!

Reason #3: BRAINPIPE spelled backwards is EPIPNIARB, which sounds like an asthma medication as created by Jimmy Buffet.

Reason #2: BRAINPIPE is only $14.95. What else will provide you countless hours of entertainment for only $14.95? You can find $14.95 in pocket change in your sofa. Of course, you can't spend it online, so that may not be so helpful.

Reason #1: BRAINPIPE makes you hip and a winner with the ladies. Or guys. But not sheep.

BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity is available right now for Windows and Mac at the amazingly low price of only $14.95. You can read more about this exciting game and download a demo by visiting its product page.

BRAINPIPE: A Plunge to Unhumanity will be featured at the 11th Annual Independent Games Festival on March 25th as part of the Game Developers Conference held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. It is nominated for Excellence In Audio and surely must win. If you're attending the IGF please say hello to Digital Eel. Just make sure you don't get them wet or feed them after midnight.

Browse our entire list of award winning independent titles at www.shrapnelgames.com and enjoy many free games, the majority courtesy of Digital Eel. Celebrating a decade in business, Shrapnel Games is proud to be the publisher of BRAINPIPE and all the other fine games of excellence that we offer. Please download some demos, stop by the forums, and have a good time when you're dropping by!

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Shrapnel Games, Inc.

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Wilmington, NC 28411

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