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Everlight: Of Magic & Power (Windows)

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Description

Everlight: Of Magic & Power! is a traditional point-and-click adventure from Germany. It evolves around the story of a daydreamer named Melvin. He is a withdrawn and shy boy, who, by accident, discovers a way into the magical world of Tallen. There he must solve the riddle of a city befallen by a strange curse. The inhabitants of the City change their personality during the night. So does the Guard, brave and firm during day, become timid and weak after nightfall. But to solve this riddle Melvin has to overcome his own fears and weaknesses....

The player controls Melvin, the main protagonist, throughout the game. The puzzles he has to solve range from simple dialog puzzles, over the combination of different object to classic logic-puzzles. One mentionable feature is a day-night cycle. Melvin can explore his surroundings by day and night, with makes a substantial difference to the game's world. So switching between day and night is necessary to solve the riddle of Tallen. As the game progresses additionally time-travel becomes possible and essential.

Graphics include two-dimensional backgrounds with fully-modelled characters. The controls are comparable to most point-and-click adventures. All orders are issued by mouse, while some keyboard shortcuts can be used for quick commands. The story throughout the game is told from Melvin's point of view and presented with in-game graphics only.

The game also features an in-game hint system directly connected to the difficulty level chosen.

Screenshots

Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The end
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Pictures of magical creatures
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Daphne gets naughty at night.
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The cemetery at night

Alternate Titles

  • "Хроники Мелвина. Проклятье Эльфов" -- Russian spelling
  • "Everlight: Power to the Elves" -- European title
  • "Everlight: Moc a kúzla víl" -- Slovak title
  • "Everlight: Moc a kouzla víl" -- Czech title
  • "Everlight: Le Pouvoir des Elfes" -- French title
  • "Everlight: Elves into Power" -- UK title
  • "Everlight: Elfos al Poder" -- Spanish title
  • "Everlight: Elfen an die Macht!" -- German title

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The Press Says

Adventures - Kompakt Oct 03, 2007 9 out of 10 90
spieletipps Oct 01, 2007 82 out of 100 82
PC Powerplay Sep, 2007 82 out of 100 82
DemoNews.de Oct 12, 2007 80 out of 100 80
4Players.de Nov 04, 2007 76 out of 100 76
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 18, 2008 71 out of 100 71
Cheat Code Central Nov, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
Game Vortex Oct, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Adventure Gamers Oct 21, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Armchair Empire, The Dec 01, 2008 2 out of 10 20

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SGruber (3836) added Everlight: Of Magic & Power (Windows) on Feb 08, 2008