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Sep 8, 2008 | 8:35 PM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place September 9, 2008

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Venture into space! Exploring distant planets and solving their puzzles to change the way the world

views you, become a hero!

Each planet has a puzzle to solve, when you figure out what it is and solve it the planet will regain

color and the screen will flash.

- Use the W and S keys to spin all the way around in a circle (A-S-D-W-A).
- Hit P or Esc to pause.
- If you're stuck on a planet,take a break and come back to it later.


Aether is an "Art Game" about personal childhood feelings and experiences. Please keep and open mind

when playing, relax and enjoy the game.

If the game is running slow for you, there is a link on the title screen to a standalone PC/Mac version

that will run a lot faster on slower computers.

Edmund McMillen = Design/Art
Tyler Glaiel = Programing/Design/Music

Visit for other games by Glaiel!


ASDW = Move and jump.
Mouse click = Shoot out your grapple tongue to grab onto clouds, swing around to throw yourself into

space, release the mouse to let go. Keep in mind with enough momentum you can swing all the way around.



Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

tis okay

i found it boring after a while but still awesome

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


This game was truely amazing...
It was fine quite a silly yet astounding story line.
I await the sequel.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


this game is awesome
the idea, the design and everything is just fine
you put much love in this game


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Wow. This game is easy, but its just... awesome.
The artwork, perfect, plot, perfect, everything else, perfect!
What happened at the end kinda scared me for a moment. Im looking forward to the conclusion!
5/5 10/10


Rated 5 / 5 stars


That was pretty cool, I'm looking forward to another one...unless that "To be Continued" was just a foreshadowing that he'll make his own future, next game or not...