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Description

Alida, a guitar shaped island off of the Australian coast, was built by members of a musical group who sold enough from their first album to make its members extremely rich.

When no second album is produced they're all but forgotten by their fans. So the band split up, each person taking up a separate area on Alida and hoarding their remaining money in elaborately locked vaults. After a time, all of the members of the group left the island. Arin, one of the members, goes to the island for a supposed reunion but has never returned. His wife asks you to go to Alida and find her husband.

You play in first-person, Myst-like solitude. Explore the entire island to figure out what happened to the band and to find Arin. The puzzles range in difficulty and most are musical in nature.

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Alida Windows A dome-shaped building
Alida Windows An inadequate, 2-part, island map adorns one of the walls.
Alida Windows Hop in and take a ride!
Alida Windows This is a cryptogram

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Alternate Titles

  • "阿历达" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "Алида" -- Russian spelling
  • "Alida: Zagadkowy gigant" -- Polish title
  • "Alida: The Enigmatic Giant" -- European title

User Reviews

More a puzzle game than an adventure Windows Jeanne (75346)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Feb, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
AppleLinks.Com Macintosh Aug 22, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Quandary Macintosh Aug, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Mystery Manor Windows Sep 21, 2004 7 out of 10 70
JeuxVideoPC.com Windows Feb 10, 2005 13 out of 20 65
Imperium Gier Windows May 23, 2005 5.8 out of 10 58
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Feb 14, 2005 10 out of 20 50
GameSpot Windows Aug 31, 2004 4.8 out of 10 48
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Dec, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Gameinatrix Windows Sep 25, 2004 F 0

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