Apathy and Steel: Mountains of Cinder (2015) Reprogramming the programmed. Throbbing and hypnotic stimuli, disrupted by blankets of noise. May cause changes in vision, consciousness, and mental status, severe disorientation, memory loss, and temporary paralysis. Reversal of symptoms may be achieved through the application of tactical breathing techniques. Repeat exposure may lead to sustained disconnection from host devices and greater interaction with the physical world.