A Pixie is trapped in frost...
January 16, 2012 1:32 AM   Subscribe

William and Sly 2 is a gorgeous, ethereal fantasy exploration game wherein you play a nimble fox tasked with finding the scattered pages of your human friend's journal, while gathering mushrooms, finding keys to unlock mystery boxes, and freeing rune-bound spirits and pixies trapped in frost along the way.

The Jay is Games review and walkthrough is here. Created by Lukas Paakh, William and Sly 2 has been nominated for the Jay is Games Best of 2011 reader poll. See also Kattallus' earlier post on Lukas Paakh, and i less than three nsima's 2009 post on the original William and Sly game.
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posted by XMLicious at 1:46 AM on January 16, 2012

Wow, that's one of the prettiest Flash games I've ever seen.
posted by archagon at 2:30 AM on January 16, 2012

It's gorgeous, but it's not a very good game :(
posted by empath at 2:32 AM on January 16, 2012 [1 favorite]

Oh yay! I loved the first one.
posted by Wolfdog at 2:57 AM on January 16, 2012

I like how I return to the guy while surrounded by a cloud of the firefly thingies and followed by a herd of pixies and he says, "Have you found anything yet?"
posted by XMLicious at 3:01 AM on January 16, 2012

What kind of writer is that guy, he can't be bothered to find his own pages?! And why isn't he using a computer?!

Gorgeous graphics indeed. The movement of the fox is very fluid and lively.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 3:25 AM on January 16, 2012

Lovely. I really enjoyed that. It's a casual, pretty Metroidy explore-em-up with no conflict. The last few keys were hard to find, but before that it's all pretty easy going. You can easily complete it within an hour and a half, and well within an hour if you're a bit more thorough than me.
posted by Magnakai at 4:06 AM on January 16, 2012 [1 favorite]

I played this a while ago on Kongregate, and I really enjoyed it. It's a good length - there's some challenge to finding everything, but it can be played in one session.
posted by pemberkins at 7:29 AM on January 16, 2012

The first one was enjoyable too.
posted by Decani at 7:59 AM on January 16, 2012

Does it save on exit?
posted by codacorolla at 8:08 AM on January 16, 2012

oh nice, i got almost to the end, and accidentally paged back, paged forward again and it remembered where i was.
posted by fuzzypantalones at 8:59 AM on January 16, 2012

Yes, it does remember your progress.
posted by taz at 9:03 AM on January 16, 2012

I haven't played the first one, but I should.
posted by pemberkins at 2:20 PM on January 16, 2012

This might be kind of obvious, but you tell me you've got a game about a fox named Sly who is searching for pages from a lost journal and I'm going to think you're talking about something different.
posted by Navelgazer at 3:12 PM on January 16, 2012

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