Iris.Fall

Iris.Fall

Year:  2018

Genre:  Fantasy

Links:  Moby Games, Steam, Adventure Gamers

Iris.Fall is a surreal puzzle adventure game when you take the role of Iris, who follows a cat into a run-down theater. Inside, you discover a strange world where you can manipulate the environment using shadows and silhouettes. There are 22 Steam Achievements, all documented in the walkthrough below.

Chapter 1

Walk down the stairs and click on the eye symbol to transform into a shadow. Continue past the gap, then transform again. Keep going down the stairs until you end up on the ground level. Walk to the left and transform near the second set of pipes, then climb up and collect a short pipe segment. Go back down to the ground level and return right, attaching your pipe segment to the right pipes. Now transform here and climb up towards the cat. Head through the door.

Go over and open the curtains to bring some light to the room. Pick up the gear from the seesaw on the left, and put it in the other end, to tilt it in the other direction. Transform here and run up the seesaw, picking up the silhouette of a doll Blurred Reality. Head back down and transform again. Now walk over to the right and look at the control panel with 3 large buttons. Use these to move the ramp to the far right, and the other items to the far left. Next you can transform, run up the silhouettes of these devices, transform back and collect a second doll. Make your way back down to the ground once more.

Go over and examine the curtains again. Place the princess doll on the left, and the prince doll on the right. You can now change the poses of these two dolls by using the flip-books to the sides. You need to recreate the poses from the pictures above them. Once both are correct, head through the open door Faded Theater.

Chapter 2

Head to the right and transform, then go left and collect a steering wheel from the tree. Return and transform back again. Now run further into the room towards a closed window. Look closely at this, and insert the wheel in the hole on the right to reveal a circuit puzzle. Drag the two wires to the two spaces to complete the circuit, then press the orange button - electricity should flow across and a second puzzle will be revealed. This time use the first wire in the top right slot, and the longer wire in the bottom slot, then press the orange button. For the final puzzle, use the bottom left wire in the top left slot, the top wire in the top right slot, and the right wire in the bottom slot. Press the orange button. There is an achievement for completing this without mistakes Complete Circuit. You will automatically collect an iron bar. Go to the next area to transform and head up the ramp and into the next room.

Head around the platforms to the second small geared device and insert your iron bar. Continue to the third geared device and use it to adjust the angle of the iron bar. Return to the stairs and transform, then run up the slope and transform back. Now continue up the stairs. Use the buttons at the end to rotate the stairs horizontally 3 times so you can climb higher. Get to the next set of buttons and rotate the stairs horizontally 3 times again. Follow the stairs down and around to reach a book. Use the controls here to turn the stairs horizontal and then vertical 3 times. Now transform and go over the new platforms until you can transform again. Follow the cat up the stairs The Next Floor.

Chapter 3

There are 2 levers around the back part of the first platform - pull the right one 3 times and the left one 2 times, and the large robot on the left will come to life. Go and pick up the small device from the panel that flipped over, then use this on the gear in the robot's hand. Now turn your attention to the two levers in front of the robot. Pull the levers in this order: left, right, left 2 times, right 3 times Good Timing. Go up the stairs on the right and transform, then make your way over the clock hands to the stairs above. Transform back and climb up to the next room.

Run over to the right and knock over the bucket near the fireplace Clumsy. Now go and examine the device on the back wall linked to the 7 framed pictures. You need to select the correct options on the device to move through the various pictures:

  • leaf, arrow
  • storm, moon, arrow
  • storm, leaf, arrow
  • moon, arrow

The cat will emerge, and the teddy bear to the left will end up holding a similar device. Go over and use this one, now selecting these options: leaf, moon, leaf, moon. Watch the initial movements on the wall and you will then be able to control the action using the series of levels that appear from the teddy bear's head. Simply use the second lever on the top row once, then keep using the far top right lever until you reach the end of the wall. Go back over to the pictures on the back wall and clean each of them, then click on the last picture again and watch a short cutscene. Once you are done, enter the fireplace Memories.

Chapter 4

Approach the base of the large cat statue and you will be shown a series of 3 puzzles. In each case, just use the controls to rotate the 4 blocks until you create a cohesive picture, then press the button on the right to indicate you are done. After you solve the 3rd puzzle, the statue will explode. Head along the bridge ahead, and you will see a series of 7 eyes on the wall. You can block the light going to the eyes by standing in front of the lights along the near side of the bridge - doing so deactivates the eyes. You need to do this in a specific order. If you number the eyes 1-7 from left to right, deactivate the eyes in this order: 6, 4, 1, 3, 7, 5, 2 Observer.

Use the book to transform, then your shadow will appear on a raised platform in the background. You now need to use the buttons here to raise or lower the platforms so you can gradually get to the far right. Starting on platform 2, follow these steps:

  • Press the left button twice, then go left to platform 1
  • Press the left button 3 times, then go right to platform 2
  • Press the left button twice, then go right to platform 3
  • Press the left button, then go right to platform 4
  • Press the right button twice, then go right to platform 5
  • Press the right button, then go right twice to platform 7
  • Press the left button, then go right to platform 8

Transform back and continue up the ramp Hallway Breeze.

Chapter 5

Chase after the cat 3 times Hey Kitty. Now use the controls to the left side of the large panel on the floor. Your goal here is to light up all of the channels in the panel. You guide the light from one node to the next by creating a shadow pointing at the node you want to light up. You cast a shadow by selecting a light source from around the edge of the panel, and length it by lowering the light source.

Interact with the small cube that appears in front of you. If you number the buttons you use to turn the pieces of the cube from 1-6 (left to right), press them in this order: 4, 5, 3. There is an achievement for getting this correct in 3 moves Cube Master.

Head upstairs and through the doorway, then continue up until you reach a second cube. Solve this by pressing these buttons: 1, 4, 5, 4, 4, 5. Go through 2 more doorways and up some more stairs to find a third cube. Solve this one by pressing these buttons: 3, 5, 5, 5, 4, 5. Head through the new doorway into the blue light beyond Guiding Light.

Chapter 6

Go down the stairs and over to the podium. Use this and you will insert your book and reveal a triangular puzzle. Examine this to find there are three points that can rotate, and they can be turned clockwise or anti-clockwise. Follow these steps to solve the puzzle:

  • Turn right point clockwise twice
  • Turn top point clockwise
  • Turn right point clockwise twice
  • Turn top point clockwise twice
  • Turn left point clockwise 3 times
  • Turn top point anti-clockwise
  • Turn right point clockwise 3 times
  • Turn top point clockwise
  • Turn right point clockwise 3 times
  • Turn top point clockwise 3 times

This will reveal some butterflies to the left and a silhouette on the back wall. Head over towards the butterflies. Note that there are 5 butterflies, perched on 5 books with different numbers of dots on the book spines. The butterflies also have different patterns on their wings. Use the typewriter here, and enter the five symbols corresponding with the butterflies on the 5 books (if you number the buttons 1-4 from left to right, press 2, 4, 3, 1, 3) Ink Saver.

Pick up the shoe from the ground here, then go into the back room. Pick up the butterflies from the floor and from the shelves, then turn on the light in the ground. After the 3 hooks drop from the ceiling, take a 3rd butterfly from the middle hook. Now place the smallest butterfly on the right hook, the largest butterfly on the middle hook, and the remaining butterfly on the left hook, to match the patterns on the wall. Pick up the bell from the ground, then return to the previous room.

After the large pillar spins around, go through the darkened doorway into a new area. Walk into the room until the light pops up and creates a silhouette on the back wall. Turn the handle to move the light forward. Go and press the button on the ground once to change the statue's pose. Approach the wall and transform, then walk up the statue and take the lantern. Climb back down and transform back again. Press the button on the ground once more, hang the lantern on the hook, and turn the handle to move the light backward. Pick up the teapot from the ground, then return to the previous room again.

Approach the round platform. Insert the bell, then rotate once anti-clockwise. Insert the show, then rotate once more. Insert the teapot, then rotate twice to match the silhouette on the back wall. There is an achievement for solving this without removing any items Quite Easily Done.

Walk forward and touch the book to be drawn into it Book of Truth.

Chapter 7

In this chapter, you can flip through the pages of the book by using the buttons on the far right. Start by flipping through random pages 10 times Book Lover.

Turn to the cat page and go through the door at the bottom right. Take the paper doll. Now turn to the button page and go through the door at the bottom left. Take the ball. Head back to the bottom right, then turn to the music page and go through the door at the top left. Take the treble clef. Turn to the button page again and go towards the big door, then turn to the cat page and go through the door at the top right. Take the button. Go down to the big door and head through.

Place the ball into the glass jar. Place the button in the puppet's face. Use your treble clef on the speaker at the top of the carousel to make it spin. Now use the paper doll on the disc at the bottom, and the treble clef on the speaker again Lingering Tune.

Watch the cutscene to finish the chapter Return to Reality.

Chapter 8

Walk forward and look at the glowing machine. Now go up the stairs to the left to reach the top area. Approach the levers, which you will use to move platforms to the left and right. Move the front angled platform left 8 times. Go left and transform, going up the slope to press the button leading to the square symbol. Transform back again.

Use the levers once more, moving the rear angled platform left once. Transform and press the button leading to the triangle symbol, then transform back again. Use the levers again, this time moving the second rectangle platform right once, and the front angled platform right 5 times. Transform at the base of the front angled platform and press the button leading to the first dome symbol, then transform back again.

Use the levers, moving the front angled platform right twice. Transform on this platform again, pressing the button leading to the second dome symbol, then transform back. Use the levers to move the front angled platform left once, the rear angled platform right 6 times, and the second and third rectangle platforms left once. Transform at the base of the front angled platform and press the button leading to the last dome symbol. This will reveal the backs of the rectangle platforms Discovery.

Transform back again. Go back to the levers and use them to move the front angled platform right 3 times, the rear angled platform right 3 times, and the right rectangle platform right once. Transform again and go up to the drawbridge, then transform back and head through the door to the next area.

Go down the first staircase, then the glowing staircase that appears. Head to the right in front of all the passing figures and open the large round device to reveal a puzzle machine inside. You need to drag the buttoned figures on to the grid so that all squares are covered when they unfold, and there is no overlap. The solutions to the 3 puzzles are as follows:

3
3
2
1
3
2
1
3
2
2

Go back to the left and find a book on the floor to allow you to transform. Try to go right and you will be blocked by a puppet (1/2). Transform back and return to the right. Stand on the smaller of the two sliding platforms, and move it left 5 times. Go to the larger of the two platforms (with the glowing eye) and move it left once. Now pull the lever to the right, and this platform will spin around. Move this platform to the left 4 more times. Transform using the book again, and you will be able to run up a slope and transform back.

After the platforms have finished moving, head right over the raised platform and pick up the golden triangle, then come back to the raised platform and insert it in its slot in the wall. Press the triangle button, then continue up to the left. Go and pick up the golden circle, then come back and insert it in its slot. Press the circle button. Transform, head right up the slope and collect the golden square, then transform back again. Press the circle button, then insert the golden square in its slot and press the square button. After the silhouette moves to the bottom right, press the square button again, and it will pull a hidden lever for you. Press the triangle button once more. Use the book to transform, then head down and continue left to be blocked by another puppet (2/2) Do Not Pass. Go back and transform back again, then go down tot he left and pull the lever. Now climb up all the stairs on the left.

After the platforms have stopped moving again, pick up the light from the ground just to the right. Insert this in the stand to the right, then continue over the platform and pick up another light. Insert this in the stand just here, then return over the platform to the left. Retrieve the first light, then transform using the book and head up to the left. Insert your light in the silhouette of the stand here, and a blue eye will be illuminated above you. Return down and then far right, retrieving the silhouette of the other lamp, then come back to the middle and transform back. Insert this light in the blue stand to the far left, and the other blue eye will be illuminated.

After the movement stops, head right to the controls, where you can choose to spin the device vertically or horizontally. Start by turning it once vertically and once horizontally True Self. Turn it horizontally once more and the silhouette will match the required shape. After the hand lifts you up, go through the open mouth. Take the book from the bed and tear it to pieces Iris.Fall.