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Lume

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Windows
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Description

Lume is a point-and-click adventure entirely designed out of paper and cardboard, and then filmed. It tells the story of the girl Lumi who visits the house of her granddad. One night the electricity was cut and he decided to put solar panels on his roof to become self-sufficient. It has not worked out completely and he has left a note for Lumi to help restore full power to the house.

As the game was filmed, there is no full freedom of movement. Instead, moving around is triggered by clicking on hotspots. These also trigger items that can be interacted with. The majority of the game consists of self-contained logical puzzles that involve fixing wiring, matching the correct key with their shadow, or discovering codes for instance. Clues are provided in the environment and through cryptic messages. There is however an inventory where picked up items can be stored. The game can be saved in a single save state.


Screenshots

Lume Windows Any guess?
Lume Windows A puzzle with very vague instructions. Interpret them to connect the electrical cables.
Lume Windows He's inside, reading a book.
Lume Windows Find the correct keys and you'll get to open something in the house.

Alternate Titles

  • "Lume HD" -- iPad title

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The Press Says

Game Shark Windows May 27, 2011 B+ 83
Game Shark Macintosh May 27, 2011 B+ 83
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Sep 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
allaboutgames.co.uk Macintosh Jun 04, 2011 8 out of 10 80
allaboutgames.co.uk Windows Jun 04, 2011 8 out of 10 80
Indie Game Magazine Windows Aug 01, 2011 75 out of 100 75
Eurogamer.net (UK) Macintosh May 13, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Eurogamer.net (UK) Windows May 13, 2011 7 out of 10 70
Gameblog.fr Windows May 17, 2011 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jan 27, 2012 10 out of 20 50

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