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Something is rotten in the World-Trees of Helycia. Dyer, the cosmic garbage man, has decided to steal the trees’ sap: the Helys. The World-Trees are slowly fading away under the filth discarded by Megabin - Dyer’s cosmic trash can.
To protect themselves, the World-Trees decide to use their roots to create little creatures: the Buds. Flyn is one of them. He and his friends will need to combine their powers to find the Helys and return them to Helycia’s branches and buildings in order to stop Dyer’s evil plans.
Developed within Ankama’s studios by a small, independent team of nine, Fly’n is a dreamy, atmospheric PC game full of quirky character. Players will have to master “subtle and innate” visions and the four Buds’ (Flyn, Lyft, Nyls & Ywok) powers to progress through around forty levels, each of which subtly blends platform gaming with puzzles and exploration.
Crounchann / Artistocrate
Who am I? Creator of the world? Or just a voice which guides you on your way through it? What about the rest of us buds… did we construct these trees, or just cling together for fear of breaking down? The reasons for our very existence are still hazy for a lot of us, but one thing’s for sure: the story I have to tell you is far from insignificant.
Guided by their voices, we climbed the trees of Helicia to protect them from danger. Accompanied by other buds at first, with precious allies to help soon afterwards... Follow me in a world where closing your eyes could open the way.
Gérault / Reanimator
“Agh, c’mon then, get up!
CLINK CLUNK THUNK, goes the hammer
SCRITCH SCRITCH SCRITCH, go the screws
I fiddle, screw, turn this way and that, doing all I can to reanimate all the soulless carcasses that the world forgot so long ago. Precise and meticulous, I like to see work well done. I’m not one to botch a job; oh no, all of my creations must be flawless! Oh wait, I think I’m onto something here... Yes! It’s alive! ALIVE, I tell you!
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Guillaume / Compositor
In my inner workshop, I concoct enormous, reverberating firework rainbows and then eject them through one of four coloured doors.
Celestial blue harmonies for Flyn, leafy greens for Lyft, cavernous blacks for Ywok and sunny oranges for Nyls.
Sometimes I venture out of my den to explore the world of Helicia. Cheerful, proud and curious all at the same time, I absorb all sorts of images. When it gets too much, I have to hurry back home before I explode!
Then, voila! In the blink of an eye, I transform all these pictures into beautiful sounds!
Lyft / Architectograf
Okay, so I’m all tufty and squidgy, a little less conspicuous than Spiderman, but just as sticky! I’m a pro when it comes to camouflage, and draw my strength from cereal, fruit juice and dried apricots.
My unusual way of moving allows me to get into some of Helicia’s most inaccessible spots, which means that I know the whole place like the back of my hand!
I’m one of Helicia’s best inventors and creators ^^.
“Get Uhu power with Lyft!”
Tikoala / Level done with spray
J – am – Tiviscreen.
I draw squares – and – triangles
I – place them – behind me – one – by – one.
Sometimes I erase them – and – start over. What – I like best – is watching – how players – come and play with – them (especially when they goof up – he – he – he).
Although I – love – bright colours, I – am quite shy – and quiet.
Don’t – get the – wrong – idea, though. I know how to make – my voice heard (– especially when – it’s to support my – favourite Helysball – team).
Sylvain / FxArtist - Level Designer
I REALLY HUUUUUUURT
I HAVE SPIKY COGS AND WHEEEEEEEELS WHICH WILL HUUUUUUURT YOU
AND SEND YOU BAAAAAAACK TO YOUR SAAAAAVEPOIIIINT
I WAS THE ONE WHO PUT IT THEEEEEEERE
I’M THE ONE SENDING YOU BAAAAAACK
BECAUSE I WANT TO HUUUURT YOOOOUUU
AND MAKE YOU COOOOOME BAAAAAACK FOR THE HUNDREDTH TIIIIIME
TO TAAAAAAKE ME OOOON
Meyiah / Man(miss)ager
Always at the cutting edge of innovation and eager to test out my resources, I’m quick, lively and lucid. Hansel and Gretel barely have time to drop a breadcrumb before I’ve picked it up.
I collect anything and everything so that anything and everything can be created.
My tools? Graphics, tables and other documents!
Tholank / Programinor
I am the goat primordial, which is why I always put my adjectives after my nouns. I teach the buds young to open up their eye inner (harey Krishna, harey Rama) and I show them paths hidden, which are coded so that only experts subtle can see them.
Alone in my world cloudy and ethereal, I await the arrival of warriors brave who’ll come to mend this world injured. Sometimes, I also make interfaces with CS4 Flash.
Sébastien / Chara’animaster
Cop an eye full of this! The branches… They’re moving, they’re really there...!
Can’t you see them? Look, I’ll show you... If the tree’s moving, it’s because I’m making it move, just watch!
I know all of these shapes well; most of the faces were created in my retina and can move thanks to my hands and feet!
I am the puppeteer behind this playful visual show!