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.
User reviews: Very Positive (564 reviews)
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
61 of 66 people (92%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
12.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 29, 2014
Ok I love this game. Sure all you do is pick flowers, kick open chests, talk to wierdos, smash vaces, and wrestle spirits; but it's really great fun. Good graphics. Easy smooth controls. It has an interesting mix of tiki and the island of misfit toys going on.

Yes there is a lack of most voice acting and that is a loss but that's the only draw back.

A good game for kids or any adult wanting a non violent fun time.
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60 of 65 people (92%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 8
My toddlers loved watching me play which meant I got to give Mom a break by playing video games. 10/10.
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26 of 28 people (93%) found this review helpful
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
Adorable and with a beautiful art style, Lili: Child of Geos is a refreshing and imaginative game packed with fun humor, quirky characters and wonderfully crafted areas to explore.

Gameplay is simple: you're Lili, a young student visiting the island picking flowers for a school project. As you stroll around collecting, you'll bump into lots of interesting folks with fun things to say, little quests for you to do and treasure to find.
The game has no combat involved. Instead, you encounter evil spirits to be purged by picking flowers from their backs. It's a mini game that was intended for tablets and phones, but still translates decently to mouse controls and is easy to pick up. Various challenges are thrown in when picking the flowers, like prickly thorns to avoid and timed bombs to fling off. It can be a bit repetitive though as it's the same minigame for each spirit.
All in all, Lili is a charming adventure in a beautiful and creative world. Great for kids, casual gamers, and anyone needing a nice dose of childlike wonder and joy.
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16 of 17 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 17
love this game cool puzzle and relaxing game and funny
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21 of 26 people (81%) found this review helpful
9.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 27, 2014
1. great background graphic
2. slow, relax
3. costumes

when u r tired about life, it's a good game to you
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14 of 14 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: December 26, 2014
It's a very casual, very charming, very pleasant 3rd person adventure through the most endearing, beautifully rendered world I've seen in a game. Featuring a cast of quirky, funny characters, the game is fun for all the family!
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
8.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 30
Lili: Child of Geos is originally a mobile game with light rpg elements and a very basic storyline which revolves around picking flowers and wrestling tree spirits for flowers, and was ported to steam for windows. The port in itself is pretty good; one of the best ports I've played in a long while.

+ Graphics are very beautiful, and although childlike, are exceptionally polished. Being that it was originally a mobile game, it is not surprising that most of the funds went towards the graphics
+ Different areas to explore. There's a few areas to explore in this game, and though they are small, are unique and well designed.
+ Easter eggs are everywhere in the form of hats. Link hat, mario hat, etc. This game pays homage to some of the most popular games in video game history.
+ You get to vandalize things. Yup, you get to break into locked houses, break vases, steal flowers. And it's done in a way that makes it look innocent.
+ Options to change your characters look. You can change the glasses, masks, hats, and color of outfit. While it's not in depth it allows you to have a personal touch.
+ Most of the achievements are easy to beat. In my first play through of the game I had 83% of achievements unlocked.

- The game can get pretty repetive very quickly, especially when aiming for the 1000 vases and flowers achievements. Be prepared to kick vases over for quite a long time
- Limited voice acting. Most of the time it is just sounds you hear from the npcs and player.

Other Feelings:

/ I have very mixed feelings about the story line for this game. You are a young girl sent to a mysterious and supposedly haunted island to collect rare flowers. The fact she is alone at such a young age is disturbing. You also dont get to have a choice about helping the wooden constructs, you're kind of just shoved ino it.

All in all, This is a very, very cute game and worthy of being added to a gaming collection for trading cards and achievements. It is a safe game to let a child play, and adults will find it enjoyable as well. However, the game is not worth the full price, one should expect a lot more for a game for the price they are wanting. This game is definately worth it on a sale.
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
Visually Beautiful!
At the start of the game, I'm struck by it beautiful visual. Lili Child of Geos is one of the best beautiful visual game that i have ever played.

In this game, you'll be playing as Lili. A student of weird botanical major that exploring the island of geos to find a good speciment of flower. Like all of klise game out there, while in there, she became a hero that freed the citizen from the evil mayor.

The story of the game is not one that you will remember. The quest and the level system are really bland.

The only thing I like is the game visual, and the refreshness of the minigame and unique character found in the island.

Well, this game is not the best game out there. But it's worth to play at least once :D
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 11
Relaxing, fun, whimsical and light-hearted game. For a non-violent game, it may seem to cater to children, but it's equally fun for people who are simply looking for a stress free game to pass their time with.

Stunningly beautiful graphics. The quality can be adjusted to advocate for smoother gameplay on lower end computers. Even at the lowest setting, the game is still beautiful.

Relaxing, whimsical music that's both suited to the game and theme, and easy listening. Lack of voice-acting is certainly not an issue here.

A truly great gem. Definitely recommended!
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: January 29
About the game.

The graphics are cartoony and totally my taste. The story itself is worth playing and has funny parts (So don't skip conversations).
This game would be better if it wasn't that easy to get coins. Bought Master Key which opens EVERY door in the game for a silly cheap price and all the key exploring fun was gone.
It isn't worth playing it a secound time. But that one time playing was totally fun.
Currently I'm having 3.8 hrs on this game. Probably going for the Achievements now.

-Short Story
-Many blocked areas
-Too easy for players that want a challenge
-After completing, not very interesting things to discover.

-Good and Fun Story
-Beautiful Graphics
-Easy controles
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: December 3, 2014
Lili: Child of Geos is a wonderful casual adventure game. You follow Lili on her quest to free the citizens of Geos from the Spirits by gathering items and collectibles. There's really no point in the game than to immerse yourself with the wonderful cartoon fantasy world while discovering hidden items and collecting flowers - white ones which you can get anywhere and red ones which you need to fight some spirits to get it.

I really enjoyed this game despite of the lack of gameplay and the linear story line. What makes this game so much fun is the great art style and the graphics, this runs smoothly on my 3 yr old gpu, and I can appreciate that. There are collectable items in the game like hats, pets, and masks. It's a nice addition, but the dresses are just a change in color. It would've nice to see something different.

The music is perfect for a game like this but sometimes it gets a little annoying, I would have liked it to be a little subtle while im exploring and want to hear more of those ambient sounds.

I can highly recommend this to someone bored of the usual games and just want to chill out and enjoy the fantasy world. But if your an average gamer who wants more gameplay and some serious satisfaction out of a game, this isn't for you. I'd say it's great for a collectible, but honestly not worth the price, since the game is too short and replay value is very low.

Graphics: 7 - I like the graphics of the game and the the world of Geos is beautiful.

Gameplay: 4 - There isn't really anything to do here aside from collecting flowers to proceed with quests and maybe collecting masks and hats.

Music: 7 - The music is above average and will keep you feeling like you are in a cartoon fantasy world, but it gets repetitive. I woud've enjoyed more if I was hearing a more soothing music and more ambient sounds.

Replayability: 3 - The game doesn't offer anything more after you've beaten it once, maybe just to pick up more flowers and vases for achievements, or maybe get those missable hats or masks.

Overall Impression: 7 - I still give it a 7 despite of all the negatives, there is a certain charm to this game the you can only experience once you start adventuring with Lili=)
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 7
cute game for cute girls such as me.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 1
For a game that first appeared on IOS this is a great port. Seriously it is. The main selling point for this game is collecting. Thats it, just collecting. You collect items like hats, various other cosmetics and flowers. thats it. But it never gets boring. even when u pick flowers off the Spirits that never gets boring. This game is pure fun. I never got bored playing it. Not once. I cannot recommend this game enough. Get it while its still on sale. I promise you will not regret it. I give a well deserved 10/10.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 4
A great little gem, where you jump on people and forcefully pluck flowers off of them.

10/10 gardeners would recommend.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
5.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 15
Great Relaxing game, not a huge story line and rather easy... everything.

There is really no action and the upgrades are almost useless (Except the run speed)

You can get a skeleton key right off the bat which makes the key vendor useless (I got the skeleton key before i found the key vendor.

Great game. i do suggest you get it if you want to play a simple relaxing game as the Grahpics are amazing.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
9.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 6
There's a lot going on in Lili: Child of Geos. Too much to slap you with a witty pair of sentences and run away giggling. So here's some proper paragraphs for you kids as I lead you on a bold coming-of-age adventure where you learn to part with three to five of your dollars but no more than that; an adventure where you learn if great art direction with a bit of humor can make up for some flawed gameplay and a very basic story:

You will take control of Lili: a young crossdressing botanist with daddy issues on a quest to "deflower" a population of anthropomorphic gardens. Okay, okay. That is only technically true, you cheeky reviewer, you. It's a very inclusive, cheerfully bright, and quite original game, although the daddy issues still stand. And in fact they stand in the way of me giving this game an unqualified recommendation.

I'm talking not about Lili the character, but the game itself. It is so proud of its roots that it spends too much time placing them on display rather than nurturing its uniqueness to blossom into a memorable classic. Lili brings a lot to the table, but what's ultimately going to keep you playing (or not) are its story, characters, and setting. Lili: CoG tries to follow the likes of games like Monkey Island by having a story-focused game supported by a strong sense of humor. The story itself is unchallenging, boiling down to: bad guys are bad guys and it's up to you to put things right. Bless it, it tries to do more by giving Lili a personal dilemma that comes into conflict with her objectives, but when it comes time for her to choose, there's really no consequence to the choice you make. Although, I guess we can hand out a gold star for at least letting the player make a choice.

Okay, so the story is middling, what does this have to do with that whole roots/blossoming/flower-metaphors-for-a-game-about-flowers line you were banging on about? Well, presumably if the story is lacking, it could be supported by its humor. And the game has some wonderfully funny moments. Unfortunately, you might just stop playing before you ever get to them. A lot of the jokes in the first areas of the game you explore take the form of references to other games and the games industry, and praise toward the games that inspired Lili. And, as many of us know, references aren't really jokes, especially since you have to have a pretty broad knowledge of games to appreciate most of them. I did get a grin or two out of these, but it wasn't until the second half of the game when the earnest chuckles came; when Lili started being Lili instead of her various daddies' girl.

I know anybody reading the length of this review is probably ready with their metaphorical throwing produce if I don't get to talking about the gameplay soon, but this is a very hippy-dippy, rainbow colored, mostly non-violent, interactive experience and there's a bit more to be said. This game. Is. Beautiful. No, really, it is. The birds even poop rainbows!!! It could sell itself alone on its art direction (it's a shame it comes a bit too close to doing that). Without an army of artists and polygons, Lili creates a vivid, bright, painterly world that is going to stay good looking for decades. The environments feel very open, engaging, and wholely Lili's own. Lili is a realistically proportioned human exploring a luminous world populated by wooden robots and grim-looking masked spirits none of which are short on personality. It's got a bit of a Miyazaki vibe to it, but it's ultimately Lili's own world, and it's truly charming.

Right, gameplay. In Lili, you chase down spirits, jump onto their backs, and try to yank off the flowers that sprout up with your mouse, while avoiding hazards that threaten to knock you off and let the spirit escape: interesting, arcadey, surprisingly challenging as the difficulty ramps up. It's refreshingly different from many other adventure/action/RPG hybrids that will mostly have you swinging a sword around at the things you want maimed. It isn't quite perfect, though. It works okay with mouse controls, but does feel imprecise at times and can get a bit frustrating when the things you want appear in dense clusters of hazards. It seems designed with touch screens in mind, but I only used the mouse, so I can't comment on that implementation.

The RPG elements, especially, seem misguided. Upgrades are handed out at odd intervals and never seem essential, especially with items providing boosts that don't so much compliment your skills in running fast, stealth, and hanging onto enemies, as render them completely irrelevant. The increments from leveling up and getting items aren't entirely unnoticeable, but the RPG elements could have gotten cut and nothing would have been lost. In fact, the stealth aspect to the game is really non-existant. You won't have to worry about things like which way the enemy is facing, what cover you place yourself behind, or the amount of lighting on you. Stealth is merely a stat that determines how close you can get before the enemy automatically notices you. If stealth games really turn you on, as they do me, just know that this isn't a stealth game, but a perfectly fine arcadey affair. And, you know, you can just have a stealth-sandwhich and be invisible, so why the stats at all?

I'll admit, I only played the game on normal difficulty. The game does have easy and hard settings, but as an adult with adequate reflexes, I found Lili to be fairly easy to get through, but challenging to get through well (you are scored for each enemy you face and given a small reward in the form of a mask for doing well). I'd say that makes it ideal, but then, I'm not sure exactly who this game was made for. The simple saccharine story and visuals make it seem like a casual game for parents to play with their children, though I think even with an easy setting, reflex challenges might prove inherently difficult for younger kids. But if it's just meant to appeal to the children of the 90s, now present day indie gamers, the difficulty is on the ball in terms of gameplay. That audience will probably find the story a bit too easy, however (unless you want to get meta and compare Lili - the character's - struggle living in her father's shadow to Lili - the game's - struggle to emerge from the shadow of monumental games like a terribly clever gamer whose review will be super influential).

So who is Lili for? Well, me, I guess. I mostly enjoyed it and I recommend it if you think the strengths I've just beamed into your head outweigh the bits that are mediocre - and those bits are just mediocre, never really bad.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 28, 2014
It's nice and relaxing game.
You can complete some questions, help others, get hats/pets, improves skill.
You can see in there beautiful toilet.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 27, 2014
I'm a man and I'm picking flowers. Best game ever.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 31
Wonderful game!
Story may be short but well worth it, filled with great characters, awesome visuals and an overall amazing atmoshpere. Even if you rip through and finish, there's still plenty of challenges and collectables you can continue without restarting the game. Highly recommend for anyone!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: January 29
Absolutely Adorable!
From what I've played, this seems to be a game all about running around finding treasures and exploring, interacting with spirits, collecting costumes, and figuring out ways to catch bad spirits and jump on their back to pick flowers off their heads in elaborate quick time events.

It's surprisingly good for what it is.
Did I mention that it's Absolutely Adorable?
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