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''Kairo'' is a PuzzleGame by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber''). It was released for [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PCs]] in 2012, and ported to [[UsefulNotes/IOSGames iOS]] devices in 2013.

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''Kairo'' is a PuzzleGame by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber''). It was released for [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PCs]] in 2012, and ported to UsefulNotes/{{Steam}} and [[UsefulNotes/IOSGames iOS]] devices in 2013.



* AlienGeometries: Everything is floating in a void. The opening of the game has you able to ''walk across the floor of the void'' to the next building''.

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* AlienGeometries: Everything is floating in a void. The opening of the game has you able to ''walk across the floor of the void'' to the next building''.building.



* NoOSHACompliance: In spades.
* NothingIsScarier: The trailer took this route.

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* NoOSHACompliance: In spades.
spades. There's nothing preventing you from trying to fall in any platform.
* NothingIsScarier: NothingIsScarier:
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The trailer took this route.


* GoMadFromTheIsolation: After solving enough puzzles, you come across some sort of observation room with a skeleton at the desk and some very startling words engraved into the arm of the stone chair.

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* AlienGeometries: Everything is floating in a void. The opening of the game has you able to ''walk across the floor of the void'' to the next building''.
* BeautifulVoid: There are some truly breathtaking vista in this game, including the final hub area and [[spoiler:the reveal of the tower.]]
* {{Bizarrchitecture}}: Most of the chambers are way too huge to fit into the buildings that they're designed to fit in. It's not possible to draw a blueprint of each building without violating Euclidian geometry. A couple rooms show that you're clearly outdoors, but you can't see the rest of the building you just came from.
* DeliberatelyMonochrome: Nearly every room is based around one colour being visible.
* EasterEgg: There are a few hidden throughout the game, sometimes paired with the most difficult puzzles. [[spoiler: While one shows a video "revealing" Kairo as a giant coffee maker for Godzilla, most of them are world building: they show Earth in ruin and suggest the player character was an astronaut before being revived.]]
* GoMadFromTheIsolation: After solving enough puzzles, you come across some sort of observation room with a skeleton at the desk and some very startling words engraved into the arm of the stone chair.chair: [[spoiler:"I AM ALONE HERE"]]



* NoOSHACompliance: In spades.



%%* RuinsForRuinsSake

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%%* RuinsForRuinsSake* OntologicalMystery: Who or what made this place, and what are you doing there?
* {{Precursors}}: An alien script is found on the back of the starting point.
* TheReveal: [[spoiler: In-game architectural clues spell out that Kairo is a machine-planet designed to revive Earth in case of extinction. Images of disaster and an atlas of Earth give way to puzzles that once completed generate raw materials, water and even birds. The fact that Kairo is a giant box of puzzles is HandWaved by suggesting that if humanity really deserves a second chance, it has to earn it.]]
* RuinsForRuinsSake: The starting area is influenced by Greco-Roman architecture. This thread appears nowhere else in the game.


''Kairo'' is a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber'').

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''Kairo'' is a puzzle game PuzzleGame by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber'').
''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber''). It was released for [[UsefulNotes/IBMPersonalComputer PCs]] in 2012, and ported to [[UsefulNotes/IOSGames iOS]] devices in 2013.



The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]]. Not to be confused with the Japanese film of the same name. Or even the capital of {{UsefulNotes/Egypt}} (that's '''C'''airo).

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The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]]. [[SimilarlyNamedWorks Not to be confused confused]] with the 2001 Japanese [[Film/{{Kairo}} film of the same name.name]]. Or even the capital of {{UsefulNotes/Egypt}} (that's '''C'''airo).

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* HintSystem
* {{Minimalism}}

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* RuinsForRuinsSake

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* %%* RuinsForRuinsSake


* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The normal ending of the game. [[spoiler: You appear to ascend from the strange, geometric world, up into a field of grass. On-screen text reads: For those who deserved a second chance.]]



* RuinsForRuinsSake

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* RuinsForRuinsSakeRuinsForRuinsSake
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''Kairo'' is a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').

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''Kairo'' is a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (one of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').
''VideoGame/TheWhiteChamber'').


''Kairo'' is a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').

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''Kairo'' is a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One (one of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').

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* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming: The normal ending of the game. [[spoiler: You appear to ascend from the strange, geometric world, up into a field of grass. On-screen text reads: For those who deserved a second chance.]]


The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]]. Not to be confused with the Japanese film of the same name.

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The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]]. Not to be confused with the Japanese film of the same name.
name. Or even the capital of {{UsefulNotes/Egypt}} (that's '''C'''airo).

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* HintSystem


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* MoonLogicPuzzle: If you finish the game without once having to look at all three of a puzzle's hints, and without then smacking your forehead over the stupidity of either yourself or the puzzle...give yourself a cookie.


* GoMadFromTheIsolation: After solving enough puzzles, you come across some sort of observation room with a skeleton at the desk and some very startling words engraved into the arm of the stone chair.



* GoMadFromTheIsolation: After solving enough puzzles, you come across some sort of observation room with a skeleton at the desk and some very startling words engraved into the arm of the stone chair.

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* GoMadFromTheIsolation: After solving enough puzzles, you come across some sort of observation room with a skeleton at the desk and some very startling words engraved into the arm of the stone chair.


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** The game in general takes this route. The most noise you can expect to hear while playing is the whirring of mechanisms operating, the footsteps of the player character, the static of the occasional monitor/screen you come across, and the sudden and rather loud gong noise that sounds when you solve a puzzle.


''Kairo'' is an puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').

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''Kairo'' is an a puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').


''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').

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''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber the white chamber]]'').



The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]] and the game is set for an early 2012 release. Not to be confused with the Japanese film of the same name.

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The website can be found [[http://kairo.lockeddoorpuzzle.com/ here]] and the game is set for an early 2012 release.here]]. Not to be confused with the Japanese film of the same name.


''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber thewhitechamber]]'').

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''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (One of the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber thewhitechamber]]'').
the white chamber]]'').


''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (makers of ''TheWhiteChamber'').

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''Kairo'' is an up-coming puzzle game by Richard Perrin (makers (One of ''TheWhiteChamber'').
the designers behind ''[[TheWhiteChamber thewhitechamber]]'').

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