This is the timeline of all the major events in the Alan Wake Universe.
- Bright Falls is formed.
- Tor Anderson is born.
- Odin Anderson is born
- Barbara Jagger is born
- Cynthia Weaver is born
- Emil Hartman is born
- Barbara Jagger falls into Cauldron Lake and drowns.
- Rusty is born
- Alan Wake is born
- Alice Wake is born
Unknown dates in the 70'sEdit
- Thomas Zane writes himself and everything connected to him out of existence except whatever he leaves inside a shoebox.
- Odin cuts out his eye while drunk on Moonshine.
- The Anderson Brothers encounter, fight and overcome the Dark Presence.
- Jake Fischer is born.
- Alan Wake finishes writing the 6th Alex Casey book, "The Sudden Stop".
- Alan Wake releases The Sudden Stop.
- Alan Wake goes on "The Harry Garret Show".
- Jake Fischer arrives in Bright Falls.
- Jake Fischer meets Emil Hartman for the first time.
- Jake begins to experience weird visions.
- Sam Smith disappears.
- A body bag is found in Cauldron Lake only for Jake to escape from it alive.
- Ellen Adams disappears.
- Jake Fischer disappears.
- Alan and Alice Wake arrive at Bright Falls.
- Alice Wake is dragged down into Cauldron Lake.
- Alan Wake starts writing Departure.
- Alan Wake wakes up in a crashed car and cannot remember the week before.
- Alan finds manuscript pages of Departure, that he can't remember writing.
- Alan makes his way to a gas station and calls the police.
- Alan receives a call from a "Kidnapper" claiming he has Alan's wife.
- Alan and Barry rent a cabin from Rusty.
- Rusty becomes Taken.
- Ben Mott demands the completed Departure manuscript, to which Alan has 2 days to complete.
- Rose is touched by The Dark Presence.
- Rose contacts Alan regarding the lost manuscript pages.
- Alan and Barry arrive at Rose's trailer and are drugged.
- Paul Randolph believes Rose is in trouble and contacts the police.
- Alan heads to the Coal Mine to meet Mott.
- Ben Mott is killed by The Dark Presence
- Alan Wake is taken to Cauldron Lake Lodge
- Alan wakes up in Cauldron Lake Lodge.
- A storm starts at the Lodge.
- The patients at the Lodge escape.
- Emil Hartman is assumed killed by The Dark Presence.
- Alan Wake and Barry Wheeler escape the Lodge.
- Alan Wake sees what happened on the day of his arrival in a dream.
- Alan and Barry are arrested by Agent Nightingale.
- Agent Robert Nightingale is taken by The Dark Presence.
- Alan meets Cynthia Weaver at the power plant.
- Alan obtains The Cicker.
- Alan makes his way back to Cauldron Lake.
- Alan activates the clicker in the hole in Barbara's chest.
- Deerfest ends.
- Alan attempts to get out of the dark place by writing himself into a Night Springs episode.