Solve puzzles and learn how to code in this unique and gripping sci-fi adventure!
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Positive (19) - 100% of the 19 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 16, 2024

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The game is still a work-in-progress, but it is playable from start to finish. We're excited to get the game in the hands of more players and start collecting feedback on a larger scale! This early feedback can help inform us about what to focus on next and ultimately make the game as good as it possibly can be.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We expect the game will remain in early access for 6-12 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“One of the main things we are looking for is any places that players are getting stuck or confused. If you are new to coding, there are a lot of concepts to learn. Even though we have already made many improvements during playtesting to help make the concepts easier to understand, we expect that there is still room to improve here.

In addition, we plan to refine the animations and artwork, add missing sound effects, add more dialog and cutscenes and more levels. Our goal is to make the game feel as fleshed out as possible before the final release. One stretch goal we have is to add some Steam-specific features like achievements and leaderboards.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current version of the game features 25+ levels, about a dozen bonus challenges, and a complete story from start to finish. It teaches several important coding concepts: functions, strings, loops, variables, if statements, and more. That said, some aspects of the game may feel a little barebones or unrefined. We expect the game to currently take about 3-6 hours to complete depending on your experience level and how many optional challenges you complete.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We are not planning to change the price when the game leaves early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“You can leave feedback at any time by clicking the "Feedback" button near the top of the screen in the game. Elara is constantly being improved, and your feedback can help us make the game as good as it can be 😀”
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About This Game

Elara is a completely free coding game targeted toward beginners. It includes 25+ levels plus optional bonus challenges to really test your knowledge and coding skills. It also features an engaging story told through dialog and animated cutscenes.

The game takes place on Elara, one of Jupiter's moons. You are a coding intern for Ganymede Robotics. Throughout the game, you write code to control a small rover named G.R.O.V.E.R., navigating the lunar surface, avoiding obstacles, and solving puzzles. Kalina, your mentor and fellow Ganymede Robotics engineer, will help you out along the way. Things start out smoothly, but unfortunately your internship doesn't exactly go as planned. It's up to you to fix things! Do you have what it takes to save the day?

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10+
    • Processor: Anything from the last 10 years
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: No graphics card required
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: This is a 2D game that is not very demanding at all. If you're reading this, you can probably run the game no problem :D
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space

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