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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 View off of an outside walkway
Alida Windows Game Setup
Alida Windows Another musical puzzle
Alida Windows A beautiful garden

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 (75483)

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Macintosh Feb, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Quandary Windows Aug, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Quandary Macintosh Aug, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Apr 09, 2003 8.25 out of 10 82
FOK!games Windows Dec 13, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Adventure Gamers Windows Sep 21, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PIB (Programmer In Black) Windows Sep 09, 2005 3 out of 5 60
Imperium Gier Windows May 23, 2005 5.8 out of 10 58
Game Over Online Windows Sep 07, 2004 57 out of 100 57
Gameinatrix Windows Sep 25, 2004 F 0

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