Welcome to the Mystical Island of Kaikala, home to the Makoa tribe, and Kirm, a young mute boy who must overcome a rite of passage to leave his childhood behind. Chosen by the Stars to become a legend among his peers, Kirm's rite will neither be ordinary nor easy as he masters the three paths of Wisdom, Courage, and Spirit.
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Jul 19, 2018

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July 26

Version has been released!

Hello everyone! We've released an update for both PC and Mac. Enjoy the many squashed bugs!


  • fixed and tweaked some achievement bugs
  • fixed some UI, environment, and animation glitches
  • updated language files
  • added 5:4 and other aspect ratio support.
  • fixed an issue that would make the save slot corrupted if the player starts the Spirit Path after the Courage Path.
  • Makoa Sacred Grounds: The totems should update correctly again after completing each level.
  • Wisdom 5: The torch should point the path more accurately now.
  • Courage 4: The Monkey should kick Mirk correctly after jumping back up to its position and also not disappear offscreen.
  • Courage 4: The monkey should not keep pulling the ropes anymore after the end cutscene triggers.
  • Courage 5: The intro cutscene should play again at the start of the level.
  • Spirit 1: Fixed a bug in the intro cutscene that could prevent the game to continue correctly.
  • Spirit 1: Fixed a bug that could sometimes prevent the game to continue if the player gets hit by a spectre immediately after getting zapped by Waha Nui.
  • Spirit Final Rite: The long intro cutscene now plays every first time the game is launched instead of the first time you see it in the slot game.
  • Spirit Final Rite: Fixed a bug that prevented the good ending cutscene to trigger.
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July 19

A Rite rises!

Four long years of countless battles against cameras, colliders, navmeshes, scripts, bugs.... Four years fighting against ourselves to improve and get a professional videogame published. To tell the story of a mute child who must become a man. A Rite from the Stars has been our rite of passage.

But we haven't been alone.

Along the way we have received a lot of support, starting with our friends and families, continuing with our incredible 811 backers and the Phoenix Online guys, and ending with all kinds of people we have met along the way: players, journalists, singers, actors, partygoers, youtubers, event planners...

Their support has kept us from falling apart in the toughest of times. And finally, the game is here. We hope you enjoy it.

The Risin' Goat Team
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“A Rite From The Stars isn’t simply emulating the past and I’m grateful for that”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Largely, A Rite from the Stars has a very consistent feeling, a game that is confident with what it is and was made with great attention paid to the details.”

“This coming of age tale captures a level of charm not often seen outside of Disney movies and Nintendo games. It’s the kind of game that can only be made by people who genuinely appreciate video games as a storytelling medium, capable of engrossing a player like no other medium could.”
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About This Game

Welcome to the Mystical Island of Kaikala, home to the Makoa tribe, and Kirm, a mute boy who has been chosen by the Stars to become a legend among his peers. But first, Kirm must succeed in a rite of passage to leave his childhood behind that will be neither ordinary nor easy. It will take all of Kirm's cleverness and bravery—along with a little help from his Power Meerkat, Mirk, and his Guiding Star, Hoku—to complete his task and master the three paths of Wisdom, Courage, and Spirit.

In this 3-D point & click adventure, explore the vibrant magical island of Kaikala as Kirm undergoes the challenge of his life. Clever traps and puzzles await in dangerous jungles, caves, a volcano, a mysterious temple, and even an alternate reality! Master the unique mechanics and obstacles of each path in any order you choose, meet supernatural entities, team up with Mirk, and endure the endless bad jokes of Hoku as you reach one of six possible endings in this Rite from the Stars.

  • An adventure filled with unique challenges, from solving riddles to manipulating ancient machinery to tag-team coconut dodgeball and more!
  • Explore the island of Kaikala, from exotic jungles to the mysterious Temple of Yesterday
  • Complete the three paths of Wisdom, Courage, and Spirit in any order
  • Bond with your playable Power Meerkat companion, Mirk, and your guiding star, Hoku
  • Voiced in the unique Makoan language, created for the game, with English, French, Italian, German, and Spanish subtitles
  • More than two hours of original Makoan music featuring the Organum Chorus
  • Six different possible endings depending on player choices

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-2100 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: AMD Radeon HD 5770 1024MB | NVIDIA GTS 450 1024MB | Intel HD4000
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
    • OS: MacOS X 10.7 (Lion) or later
    • Processor: Intel Core Duo Processor (2GHz or better)
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1 GB Dedicated Memory
    • Storage: 7 GB available space

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