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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 He is a withdrawn and shy boy, who, by accident, discovers a way into the magical world of Tallen.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 Settings
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Farida owns the magic shop.
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The end
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The guardian in the past

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

Adventurespiele Sep 27, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Adventures - Kompakt Oct 03, 2007 9 out of 10 90
eXp.de - Extreme Players Oct 10, 2007 8.5 out of 10 85
GameBoomers Nov, 2008 B+ 83
PC Powerplay Sep, 2007 82 out of 100 82
Looki Oct 10, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Cheat Code Central Nov, 2008 3.5 out of 5 70
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 09, 2008 11 out of 20 55
GameSpot Oct 10, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45
Armchair Empire, The Dec 01, 2008 2 out of 10 20

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