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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 He is a withdrawn and shy boy, who, by accident, discovers a way into the magical world of Tallen.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.

Screenshots

Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows At night in Olaf's bar
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Jonas is the librarian
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The city map at night
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows The end

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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Adventurespiele Sep 27, 2007 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Gamershall.de 2007 8.6 out of 10 86
GameBoomers Nov, 2008 B+ 83
Tap-Repeatedly/Four Fat Chicks Dec 20, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameZone Sep 27, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Dec 18, 2008 71 out of 100 71
Game Vortex Oct, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Adventure Classic Gaming Mar 15, 2010 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameSpot Oct 10, 2008 4.5 out of 10 45
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 29, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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SGruber (3835) added Everlight: Of Magic & Power (Windows) on Feb 08, 2008