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2000:1: A Space Felony is a murder mystery courtroom drama set aboard the USS Endowment, an interplanetary Spacecraft that has lost communication with Earth.

Utilising your camera and demonstrating your keen detective skills, you must document your findings, and piece together the crew's final hours from the aftermath. This photographic evidence is then applied in a cross-examination of the crime's prime suspect; MAL, the ship's on-board AI system.

If MAL is guilty, it is your responsibility to deactivate him.

A follow-up(ish) to 2016's critically acclaimed(ish) Disorient On The Murder Express, National Insecurities returns with a much more ambitious investigation that walks the line between science and fiction, resulting in some kind of combination of the two.

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Spoiler of the ending ahead:

I really liked this game, but I didn't quite understand the ending of it (maybe because I haven't seen 2001 Space Odyssey?). I actually left the station in my first run, and then played again to see what happens if you deactivate Mal. My question is, in the game it states that it's my "legal responsibility" to deactivate Mal if he's the killer, but then the Detective is on trial at the end.

Spoiler done.

Overall, I really enjoyed this game. I loved the music and the design of it! I had to turn down the graphic settings by half to get the frame rate anywhere near acceptable, but that's because I ran it on a laptop, so no biggy. Love it!

Love your work man! You rock!

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Any ports planned for Linux and Mac?

We'd love to, but simply don't have the expertise (or equipment, in Mac case) ourselves. Nothing planned yet, but I wouldn't rule it out for the future.


Interesting little game. Watch 2001: A Space Odyssey if you haven't already. Play the game afterwards.


Unable to play :/ lefthanded

I'm really sad, I've launched the game, get into the intro and started playing and nothing to remap the game controls ?!?! how is it possible ? 

Superb game! I was really impressed with the quality of the design, the writing, the music, the narration, everything really. It felt like a lot of work had gone into making this small, perfectly formed experience. A real gem. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with next.

Awesome game. I loved the humor and your respects paid to 2001. Highly recommend playing with a controller

Loved the 2001 theme, well executed along with the humor and mystery theme. Enjoyed the writing and the graphics were basic but did their job well. Audio was mostly on point but that voice acting...oof. Great game though, loved it.

Really? I'm playing it now and I feel like the voice acting fits really well with the game.

not a huge fan of Mal's voice actor but I thought ground control was superbly voiced


Really well made, the humor took me by surprise from the beginning.  I love the epic introduction and ending, the nods to 2001: A Space Odyssey, the beautiful design of Mal.  The flying took me a minute to get adjusted to, but it worked flawlessly once I figured it out.  This is the first detective based game that I actually enjoyed, and got involved in.  Deeply.  I actually understood all of the characters by the end, how they got where they were, and I cared.  That is something I am impressed by.  Terrific work, I look forward to seeing your future murder mysteries.  

It's always good to see people play our game, and see how they work it out. Thanks!

We might have our remake of Disorient on the Murder Express available as early as next month (Christmas kinda time).

Sounds awesome! Can't wait :)

Hey I recorded a quick video of your game, if you'd like to check it out! Really enjoyed it can't wait to check out your other games

Thanks, we'll be releasing 3 new murder mysteries in the next year, if all goes to plan, with at least one of those matching the scope of this one. We look forward to sharing them all with you.

This game is incredible! Funny, witty, intense, creepy and charming at the same time, the writing and the visuals make together a very interesting atmosphere and brain power usage as well :D I still managed to succeed though!

I made a video playing your game:

if you want to check. wish you the best of luck for your future projects, I'd be really glad to see more from you, cheers!

Thanks, we're really glad you enjoyed it and recorded it. Your support is appreciated. This game is to be one of four wildly different murder mysteries in a series. We have another available on here for free, Disorient on the Murder Express, but we're in the middle of remaking that so expect to hear from us near christmas, with the following 2 next year.

Awesome, I'll be in touch then

I normally have my taskbar at the top of the screen. When I launch 2000:1:A Space Felony, it continues to show my taskbar. If I set the taskbar to auto-hide, it just shows a strip of my background wallpaper where the taskbar would normally be when open. I had to move my taskbar to the bottom of the screen to get the game to display correctly.

I wish there was a different way to report issues to you, but it seems this and Twitter are the only ways you can be reached, and I don't use twitter.

Do you happen to have any other games made in Unreal 4 to see if it happens with them? Also, what version of Windows are you using?

Shoot the answer to those to:

We probably should have put that email somewhere folks would find it. Will do that now.


How do you save the game?