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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

how do u mute the game


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I admit, when I'm stressed this is the game I always turn to. It's beautiful, the idea is great and the story just! ah I love it so much! the music is great, the controls aren't too complex, and the puzzles make you think but not too hard~!

As for a sequel, when do you think that will be made? Because I'd love to see more of this! It's absolutely fantastic!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Amazing game , makes you think and relax . Great job ! The music , for me , is the best part .


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Esto es tan surrealista y tierno que le daré 5 estrellas :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Edmund McMillen at his finest :)