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Aug 1, 2011 | 6:39 AM EDT
  • 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.
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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


orovaqorovaq

Rated 0.5 / 5 stars

BOOOOOOOOOOOOORING

It's one of those "art" games that have repetitive easy platforming. I tried to enjoy it, but at the end I really don't care about the character. It feels like I just wasted my precious time.



outof1upsoutof1ups

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Not what I expected

In the end I found it this game overly simplified. There is no real difficulty or challenge. Rather retro in style, which i'm not talking down on, merely stating. I have started to feel like these "deep" type games are becoming somewhat of a fad and a bit overplayed. The music fit the game, though more ways in one as it seemed rather repetitive as well. Honestly by the 3rd area I had lost all motivation to play this, but who knows, someone might like it.


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VoidGazerVoidGazer

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Has Potential

Well here's the thing, the storyline was great but where do you go from there? The game is just too repetive, causing it to get boring fast. I gave 6 stars for the story and 1 point for the game concept, but it lacked that "sparkle" to it that keeps people playing it. A solution to that could be to enable the player the option to make different decisions and altering the story based on what you do, a "Fable" concept if you will. Make good choices for a good ending, make bad ones for a bad ending, and maybe something in between. That's just my personal opinion though, and you did a good job regardless. Congrats on on 4th place! ;)


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stevethefoxstevethefox

Rated 1 / 5 stars

boring

get boring fast :(



Akai53Akai53

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

A bit wierd...

Not really sure what to think of it like the person below me. It was good, i guess. But after level 3 i couldn't make myself play another level cuz it just got boring. It just didn't seem like anything was gonna get better. But ill give a 7 for the effort


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