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A point-and-click adventure game set in a post-apocalyptic world. The title was developed by Wadjet Eye, a studio renowned for The Blackwell Legacy game series. The action takes place in an unspecified time in the future, where the human civilization was decimated in the aftermath of a nuclear war. You assume the role of a young woman that becomes infected with a deadly virus. She decides to take up work for the hated, authoritarian government, as it is the only way to participate in a lottery, in which the winner is awarded with a vaccine for all the mortal illnesses that plague humanity after the war. In terms of gameplay mechanics, Shardlight a classic adventure game focusing on exploration, dialogues, collecting items, and solving puzzles that test not only your perception, but also intelligence.

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PC / Windows
Game Shardlight (PC) Cover

Shardlight | PC

Shardlight release date for PC:

game language:

08 March 2016 | Worldwide

08 March 2016 | Europe

08 March 2016 | USA

Game mode: single player
Game score 6.7 / 10 calculated out of 28 players' votes.  
Expectations before the premiere: 9.7 / 10 calculated out of 17 players' votes.  

Shardlight for PC / Windows is a point-and-click adventure game set in a post-apocalyptic world. The production is developed by Wadjet Eye Games known for The Blackwell Legacy series.


The action of Shardlight takes place at an unspecified time in the future, in which humanity almost vanished when the nuclear bombs fell. The community raised on and out of the ruins is controlled by the authoritarian government. Rich aristocrats are given loads of food and vaccination in exchange for their support. The poor, however, live in extreme poverty, hunger, and sicknesses that make their lives short. You assume the role of Amy Wellard, a young woman infected with a deadly virus. She takes up work for the detested government, because only in this way she can participate in the vaccine lottery, in which the winner receives a cure for all deadly illnesses troubling people after the war. Knowing that winning is virtually impossible, she takes matters into her own hands in order to obtain the vaccine.


Shardlight released for PC / Windows is a classic, point-and-click adventure game. While playing you explore, talk, collect objects, and solve puzzles. These are quite tricky, but still logical. There is a special hint system for those, who are not very experienced. The game tests exclusively your intelligence and observation skills – there are no arcade challenges.

Age Rating

age requirements: 16+

System requirements

Recommended: Intel Pentium IV 2 GHz, 64 MB RAM, graphic card Intel HD or better, 2 GB HDD, Windows ME

Shardlight trailer #2

Shardlight trailer #2 | 1:37

Trailer gry przygodowej Shardlight ze studia Wadjet Eye Game, znanego z serii The Blackwell, a tak¿e takich gier jak: Gemini Rue i Primordia.

Shardlight Game Guide

game guide 25 March 2016

Shardlight game guide contains lot of tips useful during playing this retro style adventure which is taking place in a post-apocalyptic future after nuclear war.

Wadjet Eye’s Shardlight gets a solid release date

News 17 February 2016 12:15

Developers of Blackwell series, Gemini Rue, and Technobabylon is gearing up for release of their next point-and-click adventure game. Shardlight is going to launch on PC on March 8.