A Tale of Colours

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Average Explorer 5 Points

Find an easy treasure.

Hey, at least you look neat! 5 Points

Find a....certainly unique treasure.

A jewel to the reader's eyes 10 Points

Find a readable treasure.

A treat for a Lady 10 Points

Find a lady's treasure

Airship Coin Master 10 Points

Collect every coin in the Airship Coin Race

Cave Coin Master 10 Points

Collect every coin in the Cave Coin Race

Destroyer of Heroes 10 Points

Find the treasure of the village.

Good Explorer 10 Points

Find a not very well hidden treasure.

Heavenly Dinner 10 Points

Find a delicious treasure.

Icon of the Blacksmith 10 Points

Find a design-printing treasure.

Idol of the People 10 Points

Find a gnomic treasure.

Master of Body Elevation 10 Points

Learn from the Spirit of Body Elevation

Master of Body Levitation 10 Points

Learn from the Spirit of Body Levitation

Master of F.I.S.T. 10 Points

Learn from the Spirit of Incomplete Fist

Relic of the Goddesses 10 Points

Find a rare yet slightly familiar treasure.

Sailor of the Sky 10 Points

Find the treasure on the Gnome Airship

The satisfaction of a lifetime 10 Points

Find the treasure on the waterfall

Tree Coin Master 10 Points

Collect every coin in the Tree Coin Race

Waterfall Coin Master 10 Points

Collect every coin in the Waterfall Coin Race

Yeah, whatever. 10 Points

Find a bored treasure.

Great Explorer 25 Points

Find a very carefully hidden treasure.

Weapon of Dreams 25 Points

Find a sparkly, sharp treasure.

Awesome Explorer 50 Points

Find an incredibly well hidden treasure.

Discover the LEGEND 100 Points

Finish the game.

Legendary Treasure Hunter 100 Points

Find every treasure in the game.

Secret Medal ????? Points

Unlock this medal to learn its secrets!

Secret Medal ????? Points

Unlock this medal to learn its secrets!

Author Comments

EDIT: Ver 1.5 is up. I've tweaked the running and braking a little. Movement should be more fluid now. I've also enlarged the offscreen window, so NPC popup should be nonexistant now. Enjoy and keep up with the feedback!

Sorry for the outline thing. It won't appear again.

LEFT and RIGHT ARROW to move
Z to jump, double jump and glide
DOWN to duck and stop gliding
UP to save in front of a SavePointMan
X to fight (when the time comes)
P to pause

A Tale of Colours is a nonlinear platform game with heavy emphasis on exploration. In this game you will find:

- A huge world filled with peculiar characters
- Colours and retro pixel graphics
- Powerups and Secret Fighting Techniques
- 16 unique treasures to find
- Gnome legends
- Gnome contraptions
- Gnome guys
- Giant Gnome Statues (just one, actually)
- Coin collecting
- Recycle beams (for game erasing purposes)
- Badly Drawn Stickmen posing as Almighty Spirits
- Mysterious, ubiquitous Save Point Men

Thanks to the Stencyl team and Newgrounds for making all of this possible.
i hope you enjoy your time with it!


Controls are too sluggish and makes precision jumping impossible. I'm not an avid platform gamer so this kind of thing irritates me and I end up quitting. You would get many more people to play the game by tweaking the responsiveness.

Seems like it would be an enjoyable game however.

completely boring

A lovely experience to play except one spot where you had to collect coins in a tree...

It bought back some bad memories when some so called "friends" trapped me up in a tree and shook it.

I ended up falling...

The only thing I can say is that the medals did not update as I played, so I'm not sure if I got all of the medals. Other than that, an interesting game. (Also, maybe a bit more story.)

great concept, polish up those platforms a bit. They tend to be difficult to land on and I keep slipping off.

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Credits & Info

4.04 / 5.00

Jul 25, 2012
2:47 PM EDT
Action - Platformer - Hop and Bop