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Darkened Skye (Windows)

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The Skittles brand candies "Taste the Rainbow" ad campaign is the inspiration behind this action adventure game in which the tasty, brightly-colored orbs are transformed into magical spheres with tremendous powers.

You play Skye of Lynlora, a "sexy Warrior-Hero-Adventurer-Goddess with a smart mouth" whose mundane life as a Dwentil shepherdess is changed forever when she comes upon one of the magical Skittles while following a stray dwentil. It is up to Skye to reassemble the Great Rainbow which has been squelched by the evil Lord Necroth. Armed with her sense of humor and trusty staff, harness the power of the Skittles to defeat Necroth’s minions, solve ancient mysteries and ultimately save the world.

As the witty, and often sarcastic, Skye, you’ll be running, jumping and battling your way across medieval lands depicted in three-dimensional detail. The story and plot unfold gradually as you meet numerous non-player characters and solve many puzzles along the way.


Darkened Skye Windows Walk across red flowers for health. This screen also shows where items appear when found.
Darkened Skye Windows Another shot of Skye
Darkened Skye Windows In the Sky Pirate realm. Jump on pillows and flying carpets.
Darkened Skye Windows Read Skye's notes often for clues

Alternate Titles

  • "Skittles game" -- Informal title

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User Reviews

Arcade action built around a fantasy adventure story Jeanne (75469) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Feb, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
ComputerGames.ro Aug 23, 2003 79 out of 100 79
Worth Playing Dec 19, 2002 7.8 out of 10 78
GameSpot Jan 25, 2002 7.3 out of 10 73
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 2002 72 out of 100 72
Armchair Empire, The Jun 09, 2004 7.1 out of 10 71
IGN Feb 24, 2002 7 out of 10 70
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Mar 01, 2002 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Deaf Gamers 2002 5.8 out of 10 58
Just Adventure Apr 15, 2002 C+ 58


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The artwork was done by popular comic book artist Joe Madureira.


  • Computer Gaming World
    • April 2003 (Issue #225) – Best Use of a License of the Year

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Jeanne (75469) added Darkened Skye (Windows) on May 21, 2002
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