Hi Marko - thanks for the feedback here! Acolyte was always designed to have a light ARG component surrounding the game, and that can't exist without internet in some form.
Renaming your Acolyte is very possible, however! If you ask "Can I change your name?" (and a handful of variants on this) you should get the option to choose your preferred new name.
Hey, thanks for the quick reply. Sure, I do understand and it is the ARG component that makes the game feel even more real so it has to be there. The fact that one of the mail states that you can access the internet with Ana is a bit misleading regarding the puzzle and it is also a bit unfortunate that it does not seem as if you can copy paste the required link which was a bit of a hassle tbh :) Thank you for letting me know about the renaming option. Used to short commands on PCs (especially in old adventure games) of course I tried commands like "rename" - it did not occure to me to actually speak to her ... again, really great work so far. I guess I will buy the transcendent edition... I simply need more cat pics :D