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The Aetherlight

The Aetherlight is a tween-focused MMORPG that retells Biblical scripture in a steampunk environment, where players work with the Resistance to overthrow the Emperor and his Automaton army. Craft new equipment and work with friends to aid the resistance in turn-based combat.

Publisher: Scarlet City Studios
Playerbase: TBA
Type: Steampunk MMORPG
Release Date: May 05, 2016
Pros: +Charming characters. +Low system requirements. +Geared towards kids. +Good soundtrack. +Parent dashboard.
Cons: -Tween focused. -Predetermined name choices. -Episodic releases. 

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The Aetherlight Overview

The Aetherlight: Chronicles of Resistance is a steampunk themed MMORPG where players fight against the Emperor's robotic Automaton army. It retells the story of scripture from the Old Testament to the New Testament, and has been endorsed by the American Bible Society. Create your character with a randomly generated name where players craft items by collecting gears, pipes, and more. Solve puzzles using accumulated items and and aid civilians fighting against the resistance. Engage in turn-based combat where successful attacks are dictated by a pinwheel mini-game. Meet a cast of quirky characters with witty dialogue, each with distinct personalities. The Aetherlight serves as an introduction for young kids interested in the MMORPG genre. And parents are provided with tools to ensure their children are met with the experience they want.

The Aetherlight Key Features: 

  • Steampunk Aesthetic - explore a distinct steampunk environment filled with quirky characters and colorful enemies.
  • Parental Controls - monitor the content your children encounter with moderation tools.
  • Biblical Scripture - retells the story of scripture in a steampunk aesthetic and has been endorsed by the American Bible Society.
  • Turn-based Combat - engage in turn-based combat reminiscent of Final Fantasy imbued with a mini-game to dictate success attacks.
  • Puzzle Crafting - collect a variety of items and combine them in new ways to solve numerous puzzles.

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System Requirements

The Aetherlight System Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Operating System: Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
CPU: Pentium 4 1.8GHz or Athlon XP 1700+
Video Card: GeForce 210 or Radeon X600 Series
Hard Disk Space: 4 GB

Official system requirements have not yet been released for The Aetherlight. The requirements above our based on our experience and will be updated when official numbers become available.


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Additional Information

The Aetherlight Additional Information

Developer: Scarlet City Studios

CEO: Carl Becker
Lead Designer(s): Paul Abrahams
Worldbuilding, Sales, & Marketing: Tim Cleary
Producer(s): Brook Warner
Lead Artist(s): Andrew Amundruyd

Early Access: February 29, 2016
Release Date: May 05, 2016

Development History / Background:

The Aetherlight is developed by New Zealand based company Scarlet City Studios. The American Bible Society has endorsed The Aetherlight, as its steampunk adventure mirrors scripture from the old testament, beginning with Genesis, and unfolding through the New Testament.  The game launched into Early Access on February 29, 2016 and is available to anyone who purchases an Early Access package. Several game episodes are planned to release each year after launch. The game fully released on May 05, 2016.