Alida (Windows)

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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 A beautiful garden
Alida Windows Hop in and take a ride!
Alida Windows A puzzle involving holograms

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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 (76520) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars

Critic Reviews

GameBoomers Aug 27, 2004 A- 91
Quandary Aug, 2003 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
FOK!games Dec 13, 2004 75 out of 100 75
Mystery Manor Sep 21, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Adventure Gamers Sep 21, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Adventure-Treff Dec 20, 2004 59 out of 100 59
Imperium Gier May 23, 2005 5.8 out of 10 58
Cheat Code Central Aug 16, 2005 2.5 out of 5 50
GameZone Sep 20, 2004 4.5 out of 10 45
GamersWanted Sep 30, 2004 3.5 out of 10 35

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Jeanne (76520) added Alida (Windows) on Aug 25, 2004
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