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  • Daily 4th Place August 2, 2011

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A Quick Study 10 Points Finish level 4 with a clock that has at least 30 seconds remaining.
Race You There 10 Points Finish level 2 with a clock that has at least 25 seconds remaining.
Run Home 10 Points Finish level 1 with a clock that has at least 30 seconds remaining.
Space Race 10 Points Finish level 3 with a clock that has at least 15 seconds remaining.
Escape Plan 25 Points Finish level 7 with a clock that has at least 20 seconds remaining.
Gravity Assisted 25 Points Finish level 5 with a clock that has at least 10 seconds remaining.
Rat Race 25 Points Finish level 6 with a clock that has at least 40 seconds remaining.
Time Lord 25 Points Finish all levels with the clock.
Zero Candlepower 25 Points Finish all levels without using a candle.
Shoot the Moon 50 Points Find level 8.
Awakening Secret Medal: Unlock this medal to view its details!
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Author Comments

Alight is a platformer that mixes exploration and reflexes and more than a little story. Move with the arrow keys, fly with the space bar or up arrow. If you find yourself having trouble getting much altitude, trying pressing the space bar at a slower pace until you find the right rhythm. And remember that you can always drop down out of a flock of birds without using a flap of your wings with the down arrow key.

Every time you enter a door, your game is automatically saved, and you can replay a level at any point.

If you're amazed by the music like we were, you should check out Smiletron, who made the song -- he has a web site at smiletron.org and more songs at 8bc.org/members/SMILETRON

Having trouble? Ortoslon posted a playthrough at http://youtu.be/7PxuDEvEp tU

Reviews


StormboltStormbolt

Rated 4 / 5 stars August 2, 2011

Can't find that 8th level...

An excellent game with an amazing soundtrack. My only gripe is that the 8th level mentioned in the achievements seems impossible to find.


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excalibranexcalibran

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars August 2, 2011

A demo for an interesting jump mechanic

White text with dark subtext is the bald space marine of indie games, but I'd rather you share a personal story rather than try to put this in a game about a bald space marine. If the story is based on real events, that is. If not, then screw you for using cancer as cheap drama.



jb043194jb043194

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 2, 2011

crap doode

I have no word...u having the ability to think of this...something in the world had to give u this idea, i hope u make another game like this!! awsome



nukesdoom67nukesdoom67

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 2, 2011

hay guys to let you know.....

stis is supsto help you relax imean the track than plays are ment to relax you it is a relaxing game ok.



ErichoEricho

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars August 2, 2011

Very interesting!

Probably the least enjoyable thing about this was how hard it was to get a single medal. Oh well, this certainly had great graphics and detail to spare. The coolest thing was learning how to limit yourself with the wings you had. You had to stop yourself from becoming arrogant, or else you would run out of power. The best thing to do is to really look everywhere to see your environment. You would be surprised at how useful that Shift key can be.

It was weird how the perspective and sizes seemed to change. This kind of touched me on a spiritual level. You would never think those crows would be strong enough to kill you. Everything just moves in such a smooth manner and it makes you wonder what is supposed to be a dream and what is real in this game. The darkness makes a good nightmare.