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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 5 / 5 stars September 9, 2008

Oh My God 0_0

This game is AMAZING!!! I have to say you both are damn good at making games and the story was just fascinating :) the art, graphics and animation in total is purly fantastic! keep up the good work you two =D the end it said to be continued does this mean there will definitely be a follow-up or a new game like it? 5/5 and 10/10

...I like random faces and symbols =D >:D <(" )> @_@ :D $_$ =l :P


Rated 5 / 5 stars September 9, 2008

totally amazing.

i actually spent the time to beat it!
very well put together and very cute.
if there is going to be another one there should be little hints to help others that couldn't understand it right away

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Rated 5 / 5 stars September 9, 2008


Great art, great fun, great puzzles



Rated 5 / 5 stars September 9, 2008


Such a beautiful game. Its very emotional and the way the music interacts with each planet is amazing. Great job.


Rated 5 / 5 stars September 9, 2008

UNIQue head hurts.... >> LOL. Yes, indeed, one of a kind. Always wondered what happened when you actually solved all the puzzles....but so far i only solved one. :[ WALKTHOUGH plawks. :] That'll be nice. BUT, other than that, that was pretty fun to swing around like spiderman. :] Very unique indeed. LOL using the Squids tongue as a robe. :T Nice job. I hope to see more of this from you. :D Good luck and i certainly had some fun with this game.

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