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Secrets of Rætikon

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Features of Secrets of Rætikon

Single player campaign
An emergent ecosystem influenced by your actions
A living, breathing world where everything is physical
Many different kinds of animals
An epic story told in Raetic runes
Huge animal kings and ancient contraptions
Achievements and Stats
Play creatively and solve puzzles the way you want
Full game editable via the built-in level editor
Easily share your self-designed levels via Steam Workshop

About the Game

Ruthless bird versus bird action. Wild animals and the artefacts of a mysterious ancient culture. A game full of challenge and discovery – unlike anything you've played before.

Secrets of Raetikon

You find yourself alone in the mountains of the Alps. Discover strange contraptions, wild animals and the mysteries of an ancient culture. Uncover the Secrets of Rætikon in an atmospheric, open-world 2D game in which you fly like a bird and explore an uncharted world.
Secrets of Rætikon is an action-focussed exploration game with an open world. Fly through the savage mountains of the Alps and collect parts of ancient machines. The world is rich in interactivity. Trees, rocks, plants and animals – everything is physics based and can be grabbed and dragged around.
Hostile animals protect their habitats and interact with you as well as each other. Use this ecosystem to your advantage: drag a bird of prey to another predator and they attack each other; grab a robin and feed it to a buzzard – it will attack the poor bird instead of you; defend yourself by wielding spiked plants or by pushing foes into thornbushes.

Steam Workshop integration

Secrets of Rætikon sports a full-featured level editor. You can edit every level that comes with the game or create all new levels. Levels can be shared over Steam Workshop. There is a physics sandbox that allows you to build toys or even new games. This is the same editor we use to build the game itself. It will be continuously developed for as long as we work on the game.

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System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
  • Storage: 200 MB available space

System requirements for Linux

  • OS: Ubuntu 12.04
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
  • Storage: 200 MB available space

System requirements for macOS

  • OS: 10.6
  • Processor: 2 GHz
  • Memory: 1024 MB RAM
  • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
  • Storage: 200 MB available space
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Secrets of Rætikon reviews and comments

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Brave and Creative The Developers of the Game have nen ' Bird and they use them skillfully. In this 2.5D puzzle game, it goes high and down low. You play as a Bird, carry fat Loot, fight pretty much everything around you, that for whatever Reason goes to your Collar and always cut a stable Figure in the Process. Gameplay and its Particularity ~ Mutig ~ Because for Birds flying in the "real World" is exhausting, the damn should apply again to the Players, the Developers thought. Your Fingers are busy 24/7, as you either have to keep Yourself in the Air by Flapping Wings or have to bypass enemies and Barricades through deft Maneuvers. Could be labelling as an Occupational Therapy, but it is Fun and also has its Meaning. The Focus is on Flying, but what's the whole thing for? Above All, it is important to collect a lot, to use it in the right place and to ensure that one is only intentionally influenced by the Environment, which plays very well. Exploration Tours are always rewarded and are sometimes necessary to Continue. In some Parts of the Game World, laws of their own Apply, so Areas are sometimes more and sometimes less dangerous. Strongly Scarred by Enemies or territorial Circumstances, each Section offers different Difficulties with which to deal with. For Example, you once compete against three ambitious Ball Artifacts, from which you have to grab the Mission object Again and again, only to lose it to them shortly thereafter. An insanely exhausting but also exciting Undertaking that almost recalls the Two-fights in Football Matches, as FIFA. The Main Task is to find six different Mission objects, to which a special Path always leads. You have to take them to the same Place that marks the Beginning of the Game world. This is eating towards the End not only because of the Length of the Track, but also because you can get lost in the World and always have to protect your Object of Desire. http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=934280896 The World, Graphics and More ~ Creative ~ The Game is ostensibly made up of a large Number of Triangles. Sounds weird at first, but if the Word Origami design Drops, then you might imagine a little more underneath. The Colour scheme is very different and the World looks impressive overall. Of course, you can still enjoy the beautiful Backgrounds and be excited about the Ability to Interact with far more Things than you thought possible. The Environment is really incredibly consistent with the Soundscape and atmosphere of the Game. If you Also take a closer look at the Game, you will notice a small Message that is more or less encrypted. Conclusion As short as the Review, the Game is unfortunately also out in The end. I would very much have liked to see a lot more of this Graphics and the Game world. There's not much to say about the Story, because it runs through the Game like a Ghost and doesn't get resolved in the End. In the meantime, one can guess what it is all about, but there is a need for a small Thought performance that is lost during the rest of The time and then whose need for Installation is possibly not recognized. The Gameplay is a lot of Fun and offers a lot of Approaches. What a Bird you want to be is also up to you. Play the harmless Chick or the dangerous Eagle.
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