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Leaves – The Art Games: Why Have One Puzzle-Adventure When You Can Have Two?

Leaves - The Art Games: Why Have One Puzzle-Adventure When You Can Have Two?

Leaves – The Art Games: Why Have One Puzzle-Adventure When You Can Have Two?

This has to be a first: a game and its sequel, by ZAR 21, are released one week apart by Daedalic Entertainment


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Leaves – The Journey and Leaves – The Return, known collectively as Leaves – The Art Games, will take you into a surreal dream world just waiting to be explored. Both games feature real sculptures, a unique look and feel, challenging puzzles and lots of surprises. 

Leaves – The Journey transports you into the mountains of Mononino, where small, tree-dwelling critters called Treefruities use leaves to protect themselves. Unfortunately, a big gust of wind has come along and scattered the leaves all over the world.

The Treefruities are now cold, angry and desperate. They implore you to search for their lost leaves. How could you say no?

Along the way, you’ll meet strange critters, discover secrets, solve puzzles, play mini-games and have all-around interesting experences.

In Leaves – The Return, time has passed, and the Treefruities have moved to a tree in an a relatively calm section of the world. What they don’t know is that the tree has a bad cold. One sneeze, and there go the leaves. Oops.

Once again you’ll help the Treefruities search for their leaves, and embark on an amazing adventure through fantastic new landscapes.

Both The Journey  and The Return  are available for Windows and Mac on Steam. You needn’t have played the first game to enjoy the second one, which can stand on its own. Both games can currently be purchased as a bundle at a 20% discount.

Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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