The first part of the Cyberventure trilogy (soon to be followed by
Sensorer and Icebreaker).
Enhanced is a science fiction text adventure set in a cyberpunk
environment, complete with your first opportunity to experience
As Enhanced begins, you are trying to survive yet another day in the
big city with no money, no job and no hope. Walking down the street
in the government research project area, you suddenly see a sign that
you haven't seen before.
"Volunteers needed for military research project!
Do you want to make money?
Do you want to help your country?
Can you start at once?
No special skills needed.
Since you think that all of the items on the list fit you perfectly,
especially the part about needing money, you enter the door indicated
on the sign and sign up to be a research subject.
You have to fill out and sign a multitude of forms, asking you about
all sorts of things from what grades you had in school to if you have
any friends or relatives who know where you are. Once you finish all
the boring paperwork you are lead through a lot of white-painted
corridors, all alike. Finally, you emerge in what looks like a
surgery. You are made to lie down on an operating table where you are
tied down and covered with green cloth. You see a plastic mouthpiece
being lowered down over your mouth and you feel yourself floating
When you come to, you find that some things about you have changed.
You also find that the people doing the research seem to regard you as
some kind of prototype, not a human being. Perhaps it would be good
for your health if you could get out of this mess...