Lili is a quirky adventure RPG hybrid with stunning visuals, silky-smooth graphics, a cinematic story-line, and a fresh new way to deal with enemies.
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Release Date: May 9, 2014

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"While we often shoot, stab or slam our problems away in video games, not all of them have to deal with combat in a violent way. Enter BitMonster's Lili."
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About This Game

Lili is a quirky adventure RPG hybrid with stunning visuals, silky-smooth graphics, a cinematic story-line, and a fresh new way to deal with enemies.

On the mysterious island of Geos, Lili will meet a number of hilarious locals, explore beautiful environments, solve some puzzles, and even challenge an oppressive regime or two along her way.

If you've enjoyed Zelda, Broken Age, or Psychonauts come on an adventure with Lili! And if you have never played any of those games, come with us on a journey which will make your sides ache with laughter, where you will get to know and love Lili, and maybe even shed a tear or two.

Feature Highlights

  • Open and flexible gameplay - Lili: Child of Geos sports a huge number of quests and adventures for the player to experience. The player is free to mix and match how they progress through the game by either fighting spirits or completing quests, or anything in between.

  • Lili as it was meant to be - Lili started its life as a game for iPhones and iPads. We've since taken that game as a starting point and run with it.

    Improvements include:
    -Vastly improved and updated visuals across the whole game
    -Completely redone UI
    -More than doubled the number of interactive NPCs in the world
    -4x the number of quests
    -Full Controller support
    -A long list of bug fixes and tweaks

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  • Collectible Hats - Hidden throughout the game are a multitude of fun and exciting hats to collect and wear. Can you find them all?

  • 45 unique NPCs - Every area of Geos has unique NPCs to interact with and talk to! And believe us, they all have A LOT of problems for Lili to help solve.

  • Visually Stunning World - Lili takes place on the beautiful and whimsical island of Geos. It takes full advantage of the ample power available in the modern gaming PC. We lovingly call it the tour de force for UnrealEngine 3.

  • Steam Achievements - 47 achievements to acquire!

  • Steam Leaderboards - Every single Spirit in the game has its own leaderboard. Can you beat your friends' scores?

  • Choices Abound - Most of us have over 40 hours of playing Lili on Steam. That is 40 hours of just doing play throughs to test the game. And after those 40 hours, we still love playing. Our daily play through is one of the best parts of our day!

    About BitMonster

    BitMonster is comprised of five senior developers, previously with Epic Games, who headed out to explore the world of indie game development.

    We have spent the last 5ish months completely redoing our first game, morphing it into a phenomenal PC gaming experience. We can't wait for you all to experience Lili: Child of Geos!

System Requirements

    • OS: XP
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD 4000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: Intel i5 2.5 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce GTX 560
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
22 of 22 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 3
A very cute little, casual game with nice graphics.

Sometimes i still get surprised by games, Lili: Child of Goes was one of these rare occasions.
Didn't knew much about the game, but upon starting it, i was dragged into it's nice, colourful and delightful atmosphere.

You're going to play Lili (much surprise ^^), a girl, stranded on an island with strange creatures. You're going to explore the different locations of the island and try to free the creatures from the bad mayor.

The locations are divided into semi-large hubs, which you can explore, find collectibles, hidden chests and solve smaller quests. The locations have a broad variety and do look very different and have their own charme.

The graphics and artstyle are very beautiful in my opinion, which is a great strength of the game.

The overall gameplay is rather simple and casual though. There is not much "puzzle solving" involved, you rather run around the island, explore the locations and stumble upon secrets without a bigger challenge.

But even if the gameplay is quite simple, i had my fun with it and enjoyed playing it.
The main storyline is rather short, i guess, though you do have some collectibles and achievements which might keep you busy for a while.

I'd also recommend this game for a younger audience, as it's rather easy and casual and violent-free.

Thumbs up!
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
เรื่องราวของเด็กหญิงที่มาติดเกาะลึกลับแห่งหนึ่ง และต้องทำภารกิจเก็บดอกไม้ เป็นเกมที่องค์ประกอบของภาพ ฉาก ทิวทัศน์ สวยแนวใส ๆ สไตล์การ์ตูนเลยทีเดียว แต่ออกจะน่าเบื่อตรงที่เควสมีเพียงแค่การเก็บดอกไม้และคุยกับ NPC ต่าง ๆ ในเมือง ถึงแม้ว่า gameplay จะเป็น openworld ก็ตามมันก็ยังรู้สึกค่อนข้างน่าเบื่อที่ต้องทำอะไรเดิม ๆ ซึ่งเหมือนเป็นแค่การเล่นฆ่าเวลาไปเฉย ๆ เท่านั้นเอง
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 12
cute game.
mainly collecting items the only action is when your pulling flowers out of spirits as you also pluck bombs before they explode and avoid grabbing thorns.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
9.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 17
A lovely journey through a weird city fullfilled with friendly wooden creatures. You have to earn money and flowers for upgrades during your missions and minigames. Sometimes you have to challenge some bad "thief" spirits. But all in all Lili is a non-violent adventure game also children can play with a really nice atmosphere and good Music. Enjoy Lili on her Mission for Geos and try to collect all stars when you defeat the spirits, Good luck and have a lot of fun Yo !
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 28
A very unique Adventure RPG hybrid game!
The storyline is quite short but the game has a very own fresh style, a funny way to deal with enemies, offers you enough to explore, is quite challenging and many more!
When this game is on sale, it's definitely not a waste of your money when buying it and is a must have for someone who likes RPG and Adventure games!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.4 hrs on record
Posted: October 29
I bought this game almost entirely because it looked really cute from the screenshots. After playing through the first two areas (so far), I must say I am very pleasantly surprised! The art is very nice, as I expected, but the detail is far greater than I expected. Such a lovely atmosphere! The world they've created is one that I am thoroughly enjoying exploring. You can tell a lot of love went into this game just from looking around.

But enough about the wonderful art. If I had to classify this game I'd say it's a point-and-click with some (very limited) RPG elements and quick time events.

The game's story is... well, it's silly, but it's interesting enough. The humor is where it really shines. From conversations to item descriptions, this game has a lot of laughs packed in.

Gameplay is a bit rough. I feel confident in saying that this game was made with touch screens in mind, so the controls are a little clunky and the "battles" can be tricky--after all, you only have one mouse instead of a handfull of fingers. Still, you'll get used to it pretty fast. I'm playing on the hardest difficulty and I can usually get 3 stars (the max number) on my first try, and I am by no means a hardcore gamer. I've only played the first two areas, though, as I said, so it will presumably get harder. Still, I'm sure this will be a turn-off to some, so I feel the need to mention it.

No major glitches so far, just some camera twitchiness when you talk to people as it switches from "world view" to "conversation view", and once where I could read a sign through a wall.

Music is adequate. Nothing to write home about, but works well with the atmosphere and isn't irritating.

Sound effects are good, but the random dialogue bits (the game isn't fully voice acted, but sometimes people will say a few words of their text) are sometimes odd. Such as Lili saying "Hello!" when she's actually saying goodbye in her text... or just randomly in the middle of a conversation. What up with that, Lili?

All in all, I am pleasantly surprised and really enjoying the game. Do recommend.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
2.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 13
I got a crush on Lili.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
3.7 hrs on record
Posted: October 6

1. Don't read anything about this game or look at screenshots.

2. BUY it, INSTALL it, and PLAY it.
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4.5 hrs on record
Posted: October 10
good game to play with the kids. not a lot of those on steam right now.
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5.9 hrs on record
Posted: October 24
I have to admit when the credits rolled and I saw just how few people actually worked on ‘Lili: Child of Geos’; I was astonished that they made a game look so good! Okay, it's quite basic and perhaps a little too soft and flowery for some people; but the environments are wonderful to explore, the characters are cutesy and the general goals to complete may be limited but were still very enjoyable to progress through! It’s a very odd game to try to review because it’s really that simple of a game, but if you were to buy this during a sale it makes an outstanding change of pace and allows you to immerse yourself in a magical island of witty humour and flower picking, pot breaking fun! It felt like a nostalgic trip; reminding us of old school PS1 games when worlds used to be so creative and so vibrant!
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3.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 25
Absolutely beautiful game. The gamplay feels a bit stale, but for some casual fun it is good enough.
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8.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 23
Quite a fun little pick-up-and-play game. I rather enjoyed it.
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6.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 20
I loved this game! The visuals are stunning, the game is enjoyable and exciting. Warning though, the game is short, I beat it in 4 hours, in one sitting, so keep that in mind when shilling out $20 for it. Great game though, I really have no complaints about it
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4.5 hrs on record
Posted: September 30
Buy? Likely.

Lili: Child of Geos is decently ported iOS game about playing as a girl picking flowers....what am I doing with my life?!

TL;DR: It is a fantastic looking game that is basically a collectathon without much challenge beyond hopping on the backs of enemies to pluck flowers from enemies trying to shake you off of themselves. It sounds silly, but probably worked well on mobile and worked fine as a PC mini game. Calling this game an RPG is a stretch -it's more like a platformer without platforming - adventuring and collecting really. I adore the world design and want to see more of it, and it's simplistic game style makes sense for being an original iOS game.

Lili caught my attention from a recent Groupees Bundle: The character is a unique female protaganist and the game looked like it had a nice Pixar-movie quality. I'm glad to say that at least visually and in terms of world building, it does have that quality. I've taken about 150 screenshots of this game, especially since I was captivated by the foilage, lighting, shading and texture effects. Sure, there are more graphically advanced games, but end result of the developers move to make the game look better on PC instead of being a simple port made the game a pleasure to look at and arguably one of the best looking games of the year.

The gameplay mostly boils down to exploring the island, collecting money from kicking pots and collecting white flowers, which are sold for money. The meat of the gameplay is near violently plucking flowers off the backs of Spirits in "combat" in order to get their red flowers for reearch at the school Lili is from. I like that the game has a simple story, but it is disappointing that in a game about flower picking, that there are only two types of flowers that matter in the overall world, excluding the green, coin, bomb, and thorns on spirits throught "combat". I use combat in quotes, because basically Lili needs to steal the flowers off the back of the spirits haunting the living, wooden constructs by jumping onto their backs and plucking flowers that sprout from them while the spirits run around trying to shake her off. Thsi form of combat is really the only form of challenge in this game, which was fine for me since it's simplcity is what I was expecting. There is an RPG mechanic of increasing your grip, speed, and stealth, but considering how easy the game is, coupled with the easily obtainable items to augment these abilities (Not to mention that one guide highly recommended Speed and stealth, but I went with Grip and stealth with no problem), your progression will generally not matter unless you are just bad at the game.

While the gameplay is extremely simplistic, yet solid, the best part of the game to me is the overall game world. From the protaganist, to the cast of kinda-stupid but lovable NPCs, and the well design "levels". it made me interested in the world more so than the game. I'd be interested in seeing a sequel or a successor that incorporates the world into new gameplay, like a platformer or a Zack and Wiki style puzzler.

Summary: I finished Lili in slightly over 4hrs and considering what little gameplay there was, I'm perfectly fine with that. More if spent time with the sidequests, though I didn't see a reason too since money or upgrades are only a problem in the earliest first half hour of play. There are plenty of achievements and all seem easy, though it would be a grind to complete them all. I have issues with the constant achievement popups, the lack of ability to change the resolution or remap keys (part of the game was cut off on my Ultra-wide monitor. I played it on a regular monitor, and it was fine. Then I went back to the UW on another play, and I didn't have the cutoff issue anymore), but despite that, I still enjoyed the game. It's shortness makes it an easy recommend for people with large backlogs, though the $20 price point is a bit too high for what is being offered.
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2.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 4
This game is great. It's an adventure focused on exploration and it contains a few RPG elements. It makes fun of videogames and clichés, it has "fighting" mechanics I've never seen before and it presents some of the weirdest NPCs you'll ever meet.

+ beautiful visuals
+ great soundtrack
+ innovative gameplay
+ good level design
+ lots of humor
+ many collectibles
+ the story is nice and it fits to the game...

- ...but it's very short
- playing on after the credits isn't very exciting
- it isn't a good game for achievement hunters
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0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
Whether or not this game is to your liking I can't say. However I can tell you about my own breif run in with this game.
When I first opened the game it was in some obscure resolution that my screens couldn't comprehend.
To later on find the options menu proved to be a difficylt task. As the game appearently was taller than my screen but still thinner. So I had to click around outside of my screen until I got the correct button.
From there on things just got even more cryptic. For in regards to screen resolution you do NOT have the choice of 1920*1080. Nor any other that fits.
Furthermore, as the final nail in the coffin (for me), this game gives you 4 buttons in regards to mouse speed. Going from Medium, High, Highest and "Tablet".....

The game look good, and for some it will probably also be a fun game. But not for me.
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363 of 376 people (97%) found this review helpful
5.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
Lili is a short, casual, visually exceptional 3D adventure game that's heavy on atmosphere and charm but light on story and variety.

- Visuals are gorgeous. It does not look at all like a mobile port and has some of the best visuals I've come across in an indie game.
- Fully 3D world that you can wander around in at your own pace.
- Nice atmosphere. The island is populated with lots of whimsical characters and the game oozes charm.
- Non-violent, suitable for children old enough to have a fair degree of reading comprehension but also accessible for adults. (I realize this may be a con for some who are looking for a more meaty sort of game)
- Unique. It's a bit different than pretty much everything else out there.

- Not the greatest value considering the price to length ratio. I like short games but $20 for a few hours play feels a bit steep to me.
- Game play is rather repetitive. You do the same few things for the entire game, namely collect items and play the same sort of quicktime mini game in lieu of actual battles. This is somewhat forgivable given the very short length of the game however.
- The 4 zones are small and there's not much interaction with the environment.
- Story is rather thin and there is no intro; you just get plopped in.
- Only partial controller support. The developer states full controller support is in the works. At present you can run around the world, collect items, check your map and talk to npcs with the controller but going into menus and playing the mini game battles requires keyboard and mouse.
- Full controller support has now been added. Sort of. They basically did a virtual mouse pointer that the left analog stick controls but it feels very shoehorned in as an afterthought rather than controls designed around a controller. Control directions in the UI still don't reference the controller when you are using it either.

- RPG elements are quite lite. That's not a con. The game is what it is, but calling the game an "RPG hybrid" while not technically incorrect, may give an inaccurate impression. There's some very minor leveling and skill progression but don't expect hitpoints, skill trees and such.
- No voice acting. The game is fine without it but I feel it would have added that extra bit to draw you in even more. Also it would allow for younger children to play. As non-violent games are somewhat rare, it seems especially suited for young children but the amount of reading creates a bit of an age barrier.
- Feels like a missed opportunity in some ways. The visuals and atmosphere are excellent and the game well done as is, but part of me feels like it could have been so much more with more variety and length.
- A couple of aspects still feel like a game created around touch input, namely the mini game where you pull flowers which is a major part of the game. Also the level up menus with the big wide buttons to hit and just the general sort of largeness of the UI. These do work just fine with a mouse though.
- The battle / mini games on the keyboard and mouse have a totally different feel than on the controller. The former has a more tactile almost Angry Birds type of feel with pulling while the latter feels more like DDR. I'm not sure which I like better. They're very different.

I enjoyed Lili for what it was, a unique, short, charming and visually stunning adventure game but part of me wished it to be more than it was, that it were much longer, the quests more complex, that Lili had companions, there were more choices etc. The game does end leaving future adventures for Lili a possibility so perhaps a sequel could be based around the PC platform from the beginning this time and more complex. It's a fun possibility to contemplate.

This isn't to say that Lili is incomplete. It's not, it's just a short and casual game. Sometimes it's nice to have those as a break or when you don't want to get into huge commitment with a new game.

The $20 price point I feel is a bit high for the short length of the game but if this sort of game appeals to you I'd recommend it when it goes on a sale.
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125 of 146 people (86%) found this review helpful
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
Lili: Child of Geos is a collect-a-thon that just exudes charm. I've never had such a fun time collecting flowers and strange garbage from chests in a long time. Just don't go into this expecting Zelda-like combat or something similar to Banjo-Kazooie. You're simply plopped onto a charming little island that can simply be described as something out of a dream.

Here's a Quick Look video to see what the game is like, since it's hard to describe with words. But if that's not your thing, then just read my quick and concise review below.

I'll begin by describing the basic mechanics of this game. You play as girl named Lili who is an explorer, and she comes to the island to collect flowers for a report she's doing. You get these special flowers by finding spirits--basically human logs with masks--straddling onto their backs, and plucking white flowers that pop up on their backs until you reach the red one that you need. A fun little mini-game that's somewhat challenging if you're going for the best rank. The other things you'll be doing to progress the story are exploring the village, talking to the inhabitants, and generally exploring for neat things to collect.

But what makes this game so charming? The game's art style is truly breathtaking. It makes the game's main feature of exploring even more enjoyable when there's so many interesting things to see. I even enjoy scaring away birds and laughing at the rainbow turds they leave behind occasionally. Even talking to the local inhabitants is a joy. They have no qualms making fun of themselves and enjoy pointing it out to you. I found it very refreshing to actually WANT to talk to every NPC and find out what their story was. Not many games can pull something like that off.

Other neat features the game has is the ability to chose how you want to upgrade yourself. You can choose to upgrade your speed, grip, or stealth however you wish to suit the playstyle you enjoy. You can also purchase upgrades in a wide range without much restriction. Personally I chose to get a map and key early rather than items to help me fight spirits since I just like exploring more. But if none of that is your thing, you can also just unlock different color swaps for Lili to make her look even more adorable. The choice is yours.

However, this game does come with a few negative.
*I found a game-breaking bug early on. I had collected all of the flowers on the map before hitting up the trainer, who wanted me to collect 5 FRESH flowers. And since none were left, I couldn't progress the game. (I've found out another work-around for this is just quiting and loading your save again. However, I still think it's an issue if you have to do such a strange thing just to continue the game, so I'll leave this as a negative.)
*Because of the above, I also found out that there isn't multiple save slots. I had to delete my old game if I wanted to start fresh.
*There isn't an voice acting besides the occasional "Hi" and what not. While it's not really a big deal for me, I'm sure some people might not like the fact a game with such interesting characters in it aren't voiced. It could've added a lot more to the experience if they found voice actors to bring more life into this already vivid and imaginative game.
*While you can use a controller to play this game, it hides the fact that you can use it. And unfortunately, you can't even use the controller to play certain parts of the game. Sometimes you have to use the mouse to click off the screen when you collect a new relic. Or when you mount a spirit, you have to switch to the mouse real fast to play the mini-game.
*Some people may take issue with the price of the game since it's cheaper on the iOS. However, you're not getting the same experience as you will here, and you can always wait for a sale. But still, I'll list this as a negative just so people know.

But even with those few minor negatives--and I say minor because it was only the beginning of the game where I had to start over--I highly recommend anyone to pick up this game if they want a laid-back adventure with good humor. This game makes me feel like a little boy again. I was just curious about everything, and it's been a long time since any game has done this for me.
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63 of 75 people (84%) found this review helpful
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 9
At first I was a bit sceptical due to this originally being an iOS game. As ports go, many developers do not do a high quality end result. But I have been surprised as it has clearly been reworked with higher texture packs, a new UI and more content.

There are 2 things that could do with some work. The mouse control feels laggy and takes some getting used to. The other thing is how often achievement popups occur. It feels far too frequent.

Over all I am enjoying Lili. It reminds me of Legend of Zelda and Banjo Kazooie.

Unsure if it is worth $20 but that is up to you to decide.
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