Mount Massive Asylum for the Criminally Insane
is the setting of Outlast
and Outlast: Whistleblower
. It is located in the remote mountains of Lake County
1945 - The O.S.S. initiates Operation Paperclip, recruiting scientists from Nazi Germany to conduct research for the USA.
1967 - Mount Massive Asylum for the Criminally Insane is established. Three scientists are murdered by an unknown patient. Authorities order the asylum to cease all activities.
1971 - Mount Massive Asylum is finally closed.
1972 - CIA Director Richard Helms orders all MKUltra files to be destroyed. A small number of documentssurvive, scattered throughout the asylum.
2009 - The clinic was re-opened by the Murkoff Corporation, which for the next several years conducts illegal experiments on patients with the sole purpose being profit.