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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

well um

ok well i tried and i cant figure out anything in this game
the gameplay is pretty awesome but as far as solving puzzles i cant figure them out at all
i guess what the little people say is sposed to help but i really have nothign

plus when i go to a planet i can never get off the planet and thats really annoying having to start over because im too dumb to figure out the puzzle

i think if i was a little smarter and more observant id love this game


Rated 5 / 5 stars


Stunning! An alternative non-linear adventure game. It's intuitive, progressive and fun! Characters make interesting suggestions about the real world too. :) The only thing I could wish to be improved is the characterization of the main character. Still, this game is fantastic.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


This game is just brillaitn worth 5/5 :D I really enjoyed just everything :P It's completely brilliant ,very very good work :D


Rated 5 / 5 stars


finally a game thats worth 10/10!

music and art...

argh neednt say anything about this masterpiece...



Rated 5 / 5 stars


Is one of the best games that i ever played...

the song is amazing... and so kind and gentle ,graphics are very impressive too ,i can just solve 1 puzzle , but still...i loved

10 stars (O_O)/