A Dance of Fire and Ice is a strict rhythm game. Keep your focus as you guide two orbiting planets along a winding path without breaking their perfect equilibrium.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (72) - 87% of the 72 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (1,933) - 93% of the 1,933 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 24, 2019

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August 1

New World Added! World 8: Jungle City

Hello! July is coming to an end, but just in time we've got a brand new world for you to play. Or...well...July WAS coming to an end when we published the update to the game. You know what we mean.

We've also added a variety of new features to the Custom Level Editor, including the ability to change the visuals of the background and the track itself. Enjoy!

Version 1.3.0 Patch Notes

  • World 8, 'Jungle City', has been added! Test your skill with slanted angles and hexagon loops in this jazzy cityscape.
  • Support for Steam Cloud Saves! You can now ensure your records are safe in the cloud.

Custom Level Editor Features:
  • Set Background: Change your level’s background with a custom color or image!
  • Change Track: You can now change how the track looks. Change between different color schemes like Strips, Glow and Rainbow. You can also change the colors for each scheme. It also lets you animate how new tiles appear and disappear!
  • Flash: Add background and foreground flashes to the screen, and choose the colors for them.
  • Move Camera: You can now animate the camera by moving, rotating, and zooming.
  • Set Hitsound: Change the sound when you hit each tile.
  • Events now can be offset to be triggered after you hit the tile using the angle offset variable or the circle angle indicator.
  • 360-degree tiles: You can make them by pressing the opposite direction key while holding Space.
  • Open From URL: Load .zip levels from a URL! Just paste the level's link, and it will download, unzip and open the level!

Custom Level Editor Changes and Bugfixes:
  • Clicking in the same spot will cycle through tiles below cursor.
  • Some events allow for more than one event per tile; you can press Tab to cycle between them.
  • Screen flashes should now fit the screen in the editor, regardless of zoom level.
  • Small tweaks and improvements.

Thank you for all of the Steam reviews we received during the Summer Sale, we really appreciate it. Don't forget to check out World 7: Spin 2 Win if you haven't played it yet! All additional levels can be found by landing on the gem stones in the menu, which carry you to the lower half of the Level Select options.

We will be back when we have more news of new levels or Level Editor features.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/adofai
Discord: https://discord.gg/rhythmdr

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June 25

New World Added! World 7: Spin 2 Win

Hello! We're back with a whole new world added to the game, plus new features and tweaks to the level editor. Now that we're done porting the game to iOS and Android, development is progressing on the additional worlds that we're adding for free. Enjoy!

Version 1.2.0 Patch Notes
We've added a new world to the game, plus a new section of the main menu. We also have some tweaks to the Level Editor and some bugfixes.


  • World 7, 'Spin 2 Win', by guest musician Cadence Hira, has been added! This world tests your ability with new rhythms by changing the direction of your orbit while moving around tight corners. Good luck!
  • We now have a new section of the main menu. Land on one of the floating gems to move down to a new row, where you will find World 7. Future levels will also be added there.
  • Level Editor: Pitch and hit-sound volume adjustment for custom levels
  • Level Editor: New 30 degree angles for creating tiles
  • Level Editor: Tile Multi-selection and Copy + Paste

  • Selecting a level will now take you straight to the boss level (1-X, 2-X, etc.) if you have already reached the boss level before

  • Loading a new level in the level editor would sometimes not load the new song.
  • Minor bug fixes and adjustments


We are continuing to work on new worlds that explore new track shapes, as well as working on small additions and changes for the Level Editor. We're a small team, so we appreciate your patience. We will have a new world for you to play later this summer. Thank you for playing! And thank you again for the very kind Steam reviews.

You can play hundreds of custom levels created by other players by downloading them from our Discord.

Discord: https://discord.gg/rhythmdr
Twitter: twitter.com/adofai

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Free Demo

You can play a free online version here if you're not sure if this is for you! If you've played the Rhythm Heaven series - the timing is about as strict as that.

About This Game

A Dance of Fire and Ice is a simple one-button rhythm game.

Press on every beat of the music to move in a line.

Every pattern has its own rhythm to it. It can get difficult. This game is purely based on rhythm, so use your ears more than your sight.

Note that it is quite strict and unforgiving, so please play the online version here if you're not sure if this is for you! If you've played the Rhythm Heaven series - this is about as strict as that.

  • Explore the cosmos: Soar through each genre of music in a variety of colorful fantasy landscapes.
  • Predict every moment: With a track that shows you every rhythm ahead of time, you’ll learn to sight-read levels as they come. No tricks, and nothing is reaction-based.
  • Play new levels for free: Tackle new songs and new rhythms as we expand the game with free level patches over the coming months.
  • Calibrate your experience: Manually adjust your calibration on-the-fly, or use our auto-calibration method. The game is precisely timed, and you won’t experience any slow desync over time like you might with other music-based twitch games. (We’re musicians and off-sync games hurt us.)

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, or 10
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Graphics 4000
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • OS: macOS 10.11
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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