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 He is a withdrawn and shy boy, who, by accident, discovers a way into the magical world of Tallen.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 Start of Chapter 1
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Save Game screen
Everlight: Of Magic & Power Windows Walt is the wealthiest man in town

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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Critic Reviews

Gamesmania.de Oct 01, 2007 83 out of 100 83
GameBoomers Nov, 2008 B+ 83
Adventure-Treff Oct 05, 2007 81 out of 100 81
Game Captain Oct 06, 2007 81 out of 100 81
Gameswelt Oct 09, 2009 81 out of 100 81
4Players.de Nov 04, 2007 76 out of 100 76
Looki Oct 10, 2007 75 out of 100 75
Adventure Gamers Oct 21, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Dec 09, 2008 11 out of 20 55
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jan 29, 2009 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40

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