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A timeline is a chronological list of events that occur within a certain period of time. In regards to Life Is Strange, several events within the given universe occur and give credence to the primary events that transpire in the primary game. The following page serves as both a general order of events and a disambiguation page for all events relating to Life Is Strange, beginning from Episode 1 to Episode 3, where the timeline is significantly modified. As with all transmedia, conflicts and discrepancies in the canon may arise as a result of developer oversight.


19th Century


1898[note 1]
The Blackwell Totem is established.

20th Century


1910[note 2][1]
Blackwell Academy is established on unspecified Native American community's land.


Unknown Date
The Vortex Club is established.


March 11, 1994[note 3][2]
Chloe Price is born.[3]
July 22, 1994[4][1]
Rachel Amber is born.[note 4]
August 29, 1994[note 5][2]
Nathan Prescott is born.[5]
July 11, 1995[note 6][1]
Dana Ward is born.
September 21, 1995[note 7][1]
Max Caulfield is born.
November 14, 1995[note 8]
Victoria Chase is born.
November 20, 1995[6][note 9][1]
Warren Graham is born.
Unknown Date, 1998[note 10]
The Prescott Dormitory is established on Blackwell Academy grounds by the Prescott Foundation.
Unknown Date, 1999[note 11][1]
Bongo is born.

21st Century


Unknown Date, 2008
Bongo is killed by a passing vehicle.
William Price dies in a car accident.
The Caulfields move to Seattle.
November 27, 2008[note 12]
David Madsen meets Joyce Price at the Two Whales Diner.
November 5, 2009
Mark Jefferson exhibit at the Bean Hip Cafe begins.
December 9, 2009
Mark Jefferson exhibit at the Bean Hip Cafe ends.


May 20, 2011[note 13]
Chloe receives low scores on report card for poor participation in school.
August 24, 2011
Rachel Amber sends Chloe a postcard somewhere in Oregon.[7]
Unknown Date, 2012
Rachel Amber poses for Evan's portfolio.[note 14]
Unknown Date, 2013
Mark Jefferson returns to Arcadia Bay for teaching position at Blackwell Academy.[8]
April 23, 2013
Rachel Amber goes missing after leaving for Los Angeles.
June 28, 2013
Chloe Price receives ticket for traffic violation.
July 1, 2013
Joyce Price and David Madsen mortgage payment due.
July 7, 2013
Chloe receives another ticket for parking in a prohibited area.
July 10, 2013
Max is accepted into Blackwell Academy.
August 18, 2013
Max prepares to leave Seattle.
August 25, 2013
Max leaves Seattle and returns Arcadia Bay.
September 2, 2013
Max arrives at Blackwell Academy.
September 3, 2013
Classes at Blackwell Academy begin.
September 4, 2013
Max and Warren Graham meet.
September 10, 2013
Chloe receives a ticket for parking infractions.
September 12, 2013
Chloe receives another ticket for parking violations.
September 15, 2013
Max meets Nathan Prescott.
September 16, 2013[note 15]
Individual's backpack is stolen.[9]
September 23, 2013
Mark Jefferson announces the Everyday Heroes Contest.
October 2013
October 1, 2013
Max borrows the The October Country from Kate Marsh.
October 2, 2013
Dana Ward goes to Center for Women's Health, Fertility, Pregnancy & Childbirth for an abortion.[10]
October 3, 2013
"Word Up" Blackwell Poetry Jam begins.[9]
October 4, 2013
Kate is drugged at a Vortex Club Party.
Nathan Prescott takes Kate to the Dark Room, picking up Jefferson at the gas station along the way.[note 16]
Frank delivers 5 grams of GHB to Nathan at the Old Barn
October 7, 2013 - Events of "Chrysalis"
Max dreams of a storm destroying Arcadia Bay.
Chloe Price is shot and killed by Nathan Prescott.
Max's rewind ability manifests.
Max prevents Chloe Price's death.
Max does or does not report Nathan Prescott to principal Ray Wells.
Max does or does not sign Michelle Grant's petition against David Madsen's security surveillance measures.
Max does or does not pose for Daniel's drawing.
Max makes fun of or comforts Victoria after she's dowsed in white paint.
Victoria spreads rumor about Dana Ward sexting ex-boyfriend Zachary.
Max clears Dana's name with printed e-mail incriminating Victoria.
Max does or does not prevent David Madsen from harassing Kate Marsh.
Nathan Prescott attacks Max and Warren. Chloe intervenes.
Max discovers surveillance photographs of Kate Marsh at Blackwell in the Price's basement.
Max tells Chloe about her powers.
Snow starts to fall in Arcadia Bay.
October 8, 2013 - Events of "Out of Time"
Max's room may or may not be vandalized, presumably by Victoria Chase or Nathan Prescott.
Max may tell Kate Marsh to report her story to the police or wait for proof.
Max may or may not accept Warren Graham's invitation to Planet of the Apes marathon at Newberg drive-in.
Max may or may not answer Kate Marsh's phone call at the Two Whales Diner.
Max may or may pull the trigger of David Madsen's gun on Frank Bowers.
Kate Marsh may or may not commit suicide on the rooftop of the girl's dormitory.
Mark Jefferson may or may not be suspended from the Everyday Heroes Contest for involvement in Kate Marsh's suicide/suicide attempt.
Nathan Prescott may or may not be suspended for involvement in Kate Marsh's suicide/suicide attempt.
David Madsen may or may not be suspended for harassing Kate Marsh.
Max may or may not be suspended on suspicion of selling controlled substances.
Unscheduled Eclipse occurs over Arcadia Bay.
October 9, 2013 - Events of "Chaos Theory"
Little Lisa may or may not be alive, depending on how Max has taken care of it.
Kate's Bunny is temporarily/permanently adopted by Max after the incident with Kate Marsh.
Chloe and Max break into Blackwell Academy.
Chloe Price may or may take $5,000 from the handicapped fund in Principal Well's Office.
Chloe may or may not change cell phone slider from Rachel and herself to Max.
Max learns of Rachel Amber's relationship with Frank Bowers
Max may or may not side with either David or Chloe.
David may or may not be kicked out of Joyce's house
Chloe learns of Rachel's relationship with Frank.
Max travels back in time to 2008 and prevents William Price's death.
Original Timeline is altered
October 10, 2013 - Events of "Dark Room"
Max and Chloe bring their painting upstairs to Chloe's Room from the backyard.
Max returns from the alternate timeline.
David may or may not be put on temporary leave, depending on whether or not he was kicked out of the house the previous day.
Nathan may or may not be severely beaten by Warren.
Chloe may or may not take possession of Nathan's gun, depending on the outcome of Warren's fight with him.
Max and Chloe may kill, wound, or befriend Frank.
Chloe retrieve's David's gun if Frank took it from Max on October 8.
Max and Chloe collect evidence about the drugging of Kate Marsh from Nathan, Frank, and David.
Max pieces together that Kate was taken to the Old Barn on October 4.
Max and Chloe discover the Dark Room.
Max and Chloe discover Rachel Amber's grave.
Max goes to the End of the World Party with Chloe.
Max may or may not warn Victoria about her binder in the Dark Room.
Victoria may or may not believe Max's warning.
Max is drugged by Mark Jefferson.
Chloe is shot and killed by Mark Jefferson.
October 11, 2013
Tornado hits Arcadia Bay.[1]
Bigfoots vs. Razorbacks game.[11]
October 15, 2013
Deadline of for the Everyday Heroes Contest.[12]
October 16, 2013[note 17]
Girls Night Out Halloweenie Scream a-thon.
October 20, 2013
Every Heroes Contest at the DeYoung Museum.[12]


  1. Blackwell Totem Paper, "Is The Vortex Club... A Cult?"
  2. Blackwell Academy Banner
  3. Chloe's Student File
  4. Rachel Amber's Missing Persons Poster
  5. Nathan's Student File
  6. Dana's Facebook Page
  7. Max's Facebook Page
  8. Victoria's Facebook Page
  9. Warren's Student Profile
  10. The Prescott Dormitory Plaque
  11. Bongo's Grave
  12. Date of their meeting is listed on the receipt
  13. Chloe's 2011 Report Card
  14. Evan's Portfolio
  15. School Billboard #1
  16. David's tracking: Jefferson's car (TPFTHLK) arrives at the gas station around 2100 along with Nathan's car (SXFTNDR), but does not leave until early the next morning
  17. Girls Night Out Halloweenie Party


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