Psychonauts

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Psychonauts

Developer: Double Fine Productions
Publishers: Majesco Entertainment, THQ
Platforms: Windows, Xbox, PlayStation 2
Released in US: April 26, 2005
Released in EU: February 10, 2006


GraphicsIcon.png This game has unused graphics.
SoundIcon.png This game has unused sounds.
TextIcon.png This game has unused text.


Psychonauts is an underselling game about a psychic boy that infiltrates a psychic summer camp. Using several kinds of psychic powers, Razputin must try to stop the children's brains from being stolen. In his adventure, he'll navigate inside other people's minds and help them with their psychological turmoils. It's mostly humorous, but some small details may prove to be... incredibly terrifying. Some of them might have actually been considered too extreme, so parts of the script got left in the cutting room floor.

Contents

Sound test?

30 seconds in MS Paint.

Inside the game's main data files is a picture of a simple sound test background. At the moment, there is no known way to access a sound test screen.

Unused scripts

Milla's orphanage tragedy

There is an... unsettling room inside Milla's Dance Party, that, along with the nearby memory reel, reveals that the orphanage in which Milla worked with had burned down, with the children inside. There are sound files and transcripts about Milla living the experience. After you hear these... you can imagine why they weren't included in the final game.

Name Clip Subtitle
MINO036MI
Who's going to adopt these poor children?
MINO037MI
Hey, what's that smoke over the village?
MINO038MI
Ohhhhh!
MINO039MI
Ahh! The orphanage! It's on fire!
MINO040MI
Oh, no!
MINO041MI
The children! Some one save the children!
MINO042MI
Please! Some one help!
MINO043MI
Oh god no!
MINO044MI
The babies!
MINO045MI
I can hear them!
MINO046MI
Can't you hear them!
MINO047MI
They're screaming!
MINO048MI
They're frightened!
MINO049MI
Don't cry, my darlings!
MINO050MI
Please stop crying!
MINO051MI
Pleeeease!
MINO052MI
(crying)
MINO053MI
MINO054MI

Milla and Sasha's makeout

Milla and Sasha... romantically involved?

Name Clip Subtitle
MINO028MI
Ahhh.
MINO029MI
Sasha...
MINO030MI
I don't care! I don't care who's looking!

Milla's Dance Party cameras

Some scripted lines about the in-game camera, or some cameras in the party itself. The lines also reference rock stars, being a celebrity and a party that only opens for celebrities. Perhaps there was going to be a puzzle sequence where Raz and other PSI cadets had to prove himself of rock or music stardom to be able to proceed further.

Name Clip Subtitle
MITU043MI
Oh, some of these places can be so exclusive!
MITU044MI
Anyway, I'm sure once you show them what a rock star you are, doors are gonna open for you baby.
MITU045MI
You know I love you, darling, but you have to make the camera love you too.
MITU046MI
In fact, you have to make all the cameras love you.
MITU047MI
Being a rock star isn't easy!
MITU048MI
I know you can do it!
MITU049MI
Razputin dominates the airwaves!
MITU050MI
I need rock stars like you at my party!
MITU051MI
Get down here!

Milla's Dance Party misc.

Some misc. lines. She seems to be conversing with a group of friends and discussing events right in front of her, so maybe the party at the end of the level was meant to have more unique (or just lots more) NPCs and look more like a conventional party. Since the party in the final product features the same architecture and similar level design philosophy from previous parts of the level, this may have been cut due to time constraints.

Name Clip Subtitle
MITU099MI
Which do you like better--spinach or onion dip?
MITU100MI
You know, I was hoping someone would bring that spinach dip in a bread bowl thing to the party, but nobody did.
MITU101MI
Then again, last time I had that, I walked around for an hour with spinach stuck between my teeth!
MITU102MI
Hey, you two! Get a room!
MITU103MI
Oh, thank you babydoll! So do you!
MITU104MI
Yeah, yeah, yeah. Call me!
MITU105MI
Hey you!
MITU106MI
Hi there!
MITU107MI
Oh, I'm so glad you guys could make it!
MITU108MI
Yeah, isn't it?
MITU109MI
Just throw your coat on the bed there.
MITU110MI
What are you talking about? You look great!
MITU111MI
Okay, that's definitely not Francois' wife!
MITU112MI
Oh my. Are THOSE two back together?
MITU113MI
No, no, no. Don't drink that. I saw someone put a cigarette out in there.
MITU114MI
Yay, shake that thing, beautiful.
MITU115MI
Down the hallway to the right!
MITU116MI
No, no. That's a closet.
MITU117MI
Now go mingle in the real world for a while.
MITU118MI
And tell Sasha I say hello!

Milla's Dance Party dancers

There are a few scripts pertaining 2 cut characters. They both have the same lines, and the sound files use the same names, except that the high-pitched girl's files end with a B, and the lower-pitched girl's with an L. These don't even have subtitle text. Perhaps these were for a character with a split personality?

Name *B's clip *L's clip Possible Use
MICK001C*
MICK002C*
MICK003C*
MICK004C*
MICK005C*
Response to being hit by the Levitation Ball?
MICK006C*
Response to being hit by the Levitation Ball?
MICK007C*
MICK008C*
MICK009C*
Response to Pyrokenesis?
MICK010C*
MICK011C*
MICK012C*
MICK013C*
MICK014C*
MICK015C*
MICK016C*
MICK017C*
MICK018C*
MICK019C*
MICK020C*
MICK021C*
MICK022C*
MICK023C*
MICK024C*
MICK025C*
MICK026C*
MICK027C*
MICK028C*
MICK029C*
MICK030C*
MICK031C*
MICK032C*
MICK033C*
MICK034C*
Response to being hit?
MICK035C*
Response to being hit?
MICK036C*
Response to being hit?
MICK037C*
Response to being hit?
MICK038C*
Response to being hit?
MICK039C*
Response to being hit?
MICK040C*
MICK041C*
MICK042C*
Response to Telekinesis?
MICK043C*
Response to Telekinesis?
MICK044C*
...Further response to Telekinesis?
MICK045C*
...Further response to Telekinesis?
MICK046C*
MICK047C*
Response to a Confusion Grenade?

Unreadable message board posts

Late for Basic Braining

You can't read the message boards until after you've done Basic Braining. However, there is data for a board post that only exists before you can actually read it:

"If you're reading this then you're late for class! Report for Basic Braining immediately to avoid detention in the Geodesic Psychoisolation Chamber. --Coach Oleander."

(Source: Idle Thumbs)

Your name here

In the Collective Unconscious, if you look out of the main ring, between the doors to Coach Oleander's Basic Braining, and Lungfishopolis, is a small slide, like the ones that fly around in the main menu, with "Your Name Here" written in it. You can even go to it with Levitation and take a closer look.

Unused textures

Unused referenced textures have been left in with the main game.

For example, psychonauts\WorkResource\Textures\LevelTextures\SA_SashaBrain - contains reference64x64.tga, reference128x128.tga and reference16on256.tga, a simple checkerboard pattern.

Photoshop documents used to construct textures were also included in the game. For example, the Photoshop document GMen_Disguises.psd contains textures that are shown in-game, although the file itself isn't used by the game.