Basic facts

Spaces of Play
Based in Berlin, Germany

Release date:

Available on:
Mac App Store
Mac Game Store

Promotional website:

Regular price:
9.99 US$
9.99 CAD
7.99 €
5.99 £
1200 ¥
12.99 AU$


In Spirits players reshape the game world to guide a group of leaf spirits to their destination. The spirits can be transformed to blow wind, build stairs, dig away ground, or block wind. Each level allows different skill combinations, challenging the player with constantly unique puzzles. With its soothing wind physics, beautiful graphics and instrumental soundtrack, Spirits has a calm and poetic atmosphere to it.


  • All 42 levels completely redrawn by hand for the Mac version
  • Hi-res graphics that adapt to any resolution up to 2560x1440 pixels
  • New Fast Forward feature and glow effect
  • Share solutions of completed levels via Twitter
  • Multi-touch trackpad support
  • Native fullscreen mode in OS X Lion

Trailer Vimeo, YouTube

Gameplay Video Vimeo, YouTube

Screenshots (4:3)

Spirits Screenshot
Spirits Screenshot
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Screenshots (16:10)

Spirits Screenshot
Spirits Screenshot
Spirits Screenshot
Spirits Screenshot

App Icon

App Icon

Awards and Recognition for iOS version

  • “Winner of the IndieCade Best Aesthetics Award” Culver City, California, USA – 2010
  • “IGF Best Mobile Game – Honorable Mention” San Francisco, USA – 2011
  • “Indie Game Challenge Finalist” Las Vegas, USA – 2011
  • “Sense of Wonder Night Selection” Tokyo, Japan – 2010
  • “Dutch Game Awards – Best Euro Indie Finalist” Utrecht, The Netherlands – 2011
  • “German Computer Game Award – Best Mobile Game Finalist” Munich, Germany – 2011

Selected reviews for iOS version

“Art so beautiful it could have been lifted from a Miyazaki movie.”
Kyle VanHemert,

“Where Spirits really innovates is in its look and feel. When the wind physics start to do their thing, the experience is pretty magical.”
Mike Schramm,

“There are a number of titles out there that really ooze that special 'indie magic', and Spirits is one of them.”
Blake Patterson,

“Princess Mononoke meets Lemmings.”
Anthony Carboni,

“Highly addictive.”
David Prager,

“An inspiring title that through artistic flair, innovative wind physics and particle effects creates an intricate world that is a pleasure to visit every time.”
Ben Briggs,

“Spirits is an outstanding blend of puzzle and strategy.”
Arsen Nazaryan,

“There is so much attention to detail in this game that once you have finished it you will want to play it all over again.”
Filip Visnjic,


Mattias Ljungström
Game Design, Level Design, Code

Marek Plichta
Game Design, Level Design, Art Direction

Martin Straka
Music, Sound Design

Andreas Zecher
Promotion, Web Development, Level Design