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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.

Tips:
- 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.

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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 www.glaielgames.com for other games by Glaiel!

Controls

Controls:
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.

Reviews


MennetMennet

Rated 5 / 5 stars May 19, 2013

What a masterpiece! Edmund really got me thinking about life.
As far as I could tell the game Aether had several different planets with different points relating to life.
For example on one planet there were 2 heads, one said that it should follow its dreams and the other (larger head) said that everyone would just laugh. In my perspective this was the "I will never amount to anything" world.


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sporemastersporemaster

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars May 1, 2013

fun but hard thats what she said lol



O9632O9632

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars April 17, 2013

It's strange. During the entire time I played it felt as if the game was trying to pass me a message, make me feel something... but i have no idea what it is I'm supposed to feel. It was well programmed, but way to easy.



slade535slade535

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 11, 2013

lol wat a stupid fukin shit for kiddies lol i didn kno this gaem was for my 6yo nephew lol hanging around clouds n shit that so gay ima go play a real fukin game for men mw3 now thats a real game not this pussy ass shit



ZordragonZordragon

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars April 1, 2013

Love it. When you find out why the earth broke at the end and why those creatures and planets say those things, it becomes magical and even more interesting.