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Alida (Windows)

60
Critic Score
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2.7
User Score
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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.

Screenshots

Alida Windows A dome-shaped building
Alida Windows An inadequate, 2-part, island map adorns one of the walls.
Alida Windows Wow!  Look at all that money!
Alida Windows You can't interact in this room - it's just for show.

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 Jeanne (75433) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Aug 27, 2004 A- 91
Just Adventure Oct 07, 2004 B 75
FOK!games Dec 13, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Mystery Manor Sep 21, 2004 7 out of 10 70
PIB (Programmer In Black) Sep 09, 2005 3 out of 5 60
Adventure Gamers Sep 21, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Sep 20, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Over Online Sep 07, 2004 57 out of 100 57
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Dec, 2004 1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars1 Stars 20
Gameinatrix Sep 25, 2004 F 0

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Jeanne (75433) added Alida (Windows) on Aug 25, 2004
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