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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 He is a withdrawn and shy boy, who, by accident, discovers a way into the magical world of Tallen.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.

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Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The members of the city council tell you about the curse that has befallen Tallen.
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Melvin is ready to travel to the past.
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Pictures of magical creatures
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows When you first arrive in Tallen, a town in a magical dimension.

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
eXp.de - Extreme Players Oct 10, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
spieletipps Oct 01, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Game Captain Oct 06, 2007 81 out of 100 81
DemoNews.de Oct 12, 2007 80 out of 100 80
GameZone Sep 27, 2007 8 out of 10 80
UHS (Universal Hint System) Dec 15, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Over Online Jan 19, 2009 77 out of 100 77
Looki Oct 10, 2007 75 out of 100 75
IGN Oct 16, 2008 6.9 out of 10 69

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