A downloadable game for Windows

Play as Ailuri to run, climb, swing and survive through hand drawn, detailed levels.

 Rescue animals, defeat enemies and discover your true, hidden abilities.


This demo includes the first two levels of the game, but if you complete the collectables, a challenging boss level will become available.

There are three hidden animals to discover in the levels, explore the game to find them.

Our Kickstarter is over, but if you'd like to follow our updates to our campaign, here it is!

Got feedback? Reply to our survey here!


      Both keyboard and controller are supported, controller is recommended.

TWO PLAYER Co-Op is included, just plug in a second controller and hold  Y/ Triangle in the menu to spawn the second player.

Linux and Mac support coming soon.
 Have fun! Let us know what you think!

Ailuri centers around raising awareness for endangered species!
All characters are based off existing endangered flora or fauna. Discover them and learn more about their endangered status in the game.

Our website

StatusIn development
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
GenrePlatformer, Adventure
Made withUnity
Tags2D, Animals, Hand-drawn, Relaxing
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller, Playstation controller
MultiplayerLocal multiplayer
Player count1 - 2
LinksSteam, Homepage


Ailuri Demo 320 MB
Ailuri Halloween Demo.zip 320 MB


Log in with itch.io to leave a comment.


Recently updated my OS to Win11, so I'm not sure if that's a root cause. Ailuri Demo crashes on launch so I can't get past the Unity loading splashpage. Looks to be a lovely little game, I hope to have better luck entering it soon :)

game is cute, but (at least on M1 mac) prone to crashing, so i can’t actually play it :c

i’ve got an intel mac lying around somewhere, so if i can find that i’ll have to see if it runs well there

Thank you. We will look into it.

My heart is melting, this game is just so cute <3

Thank you!

this game is so beautiful, i love it!

Thank you!

(1 edit)

Too late for this one... When I see Cute Games, I play Cute Games :)

Is the demo already optimized?

(6 edits)

In the title menu for this demo, everything works as it should.  I have a mouse pointer and hear music and sfx.  When I click "begin", however, I'm just presented with a black screen.  No mouse pointer or music.  I can hit ESC and get the settings menu, but I still get no visual mouse pointer which makes selecting the options in the settings menu difficult.  I do get sfx from the buttons in the settings menu.  I tried changing some video options, but nothing helped, the main game screen just stays black.  Perhaps there is a cut scene that is supposed to be loading but isn't?  Using Linux Mint 20.

The ~/.config/unity3d/Editor/Player.log shows the following when I click "Begin":

(Filename: ./Runtime/Export/Debug/Debug.bindings.h Line: 48)
The referenced script (DataCatcher) on this Behaviour is missing!
(Filename: ./Runtime/Scripting/ManagedReference/SerializableManagedRef.cpp Line: 197)
The referenced script on this Behaviour (Game Object 'DataCatcher') is missing!
(Filename: ./Runtime/Mono/ManagedMonoBehaviourRef.cpp Line: 333)

After several more lines (without errors that I can see) it just starts spamming these two over and over:
Preparing Video
(Filename: ./Runtime/Export/Debug/Debug.bindings.h Line: 48)

Seems like it might be a neat game, though!  Thanks!

Hello, thank you for downloading! It appears to be an issue with the video encoding. We'll try to see if there's anything we can do to work around this issue. 

Show post...

Hi Vivino Studios, my name is Bruno, I do gameplay for Indies games, I want to congratulate you on the project, the game has a lot of potential, and the art of the game is very beautiful.

I ask you to subscribe there on the channel.

Gameplay Link:

Thank you so much for playing!

I am a sucker for all things cute and this game was CUTE from start to finish with a very strong message of awareness. Very good game with great graphics and tunes which intensifies at the right moments, can get a little emotional but that is how you spread awareness, can't wait for the full game to drop

Thank you so much!!

This game is beautiful. I love this art style. I basically don't know anything about games, so I can't speak about level design. But it has positive reviews so I think it's good. But there is one thing that makes it unplayable: the input lag. It is really long between button press and reaction. I am using Xbox Series controller connected by Bluetooth.

Thank you, we appreciate the compliment on the art.
We will look into the input lag.


Thank you for playing our Halloween Demo!

I made a small review in Spanish for my YouTube channel, anyway I will comment a little here about what I think of the game.

In short, the game is beautiful, it has a lot of art and an incredible setting, the animations are just as beautiful as some cartoons and movies that we saw as children in the 90's or before (like bambi).

The soundtrack is also beautiful and I like that they have put a sanctuary where we can listen to the soundtrack.

I think that what falters the most is in the gameplay, I feel a bit uncomfortable with the dash system (which after a while you get used to it and you end up understanding that it has a waiting time until you can use it again).

The only thing that "really" I "complained" about is the drastic change in difficulty in the secret level, but for the rest I love it and I hope to get it on steam soon!

I hope I can help you a lot with this video, in the description leave the links to kickstarter, itchio and steam !.

Greetings and congratulations for such a beautiful project.

Thank you so much for playing. We've been working hard on upgrading gameplay and ensuring it plays smoother. 

Just watched Neco The Sergal's video. Looks really great and I can't wait for the full game!

After playing this for about 2 hours, I just wanna say, gameplay is very nice and fun. Some fixes: I would love to be able to customize the movement/action keys because that would really help me with this. I have no other problems with the game:)

We're working on that for the full game. Thank you for playing!

Gave it a Let's Play :) 

Thank you for playing through Ailuri's demo!

Cute and lovely. I'm always happy to see hand-drawn sprite art and cutscenes and I LOVE having more co-op games available.

I hope the button displays will be adaptive in the final version, as it took me some time to realise that my dash and attack buttons were opposite to what the prompts showed. (I played with a PS3 controller over USB, default mapping.)

We'll update our controller mapping for PS controllers in a future update, thank you for letting us know.
Thanks for playing!

is no work why ???

Which one? What are you using?

Deleted 322 days ago

I haven't even played it yet and am already in love with the art design

Thank you so much!

The game is beautiful

Thank you. :)

(4 edits)

Hello, I am one of your donators. I test your game and I think the power with the B button ( with xbox game pad controller )  must be improved. I used it to go further after a jump like a "second jump" and sometimes it doesn't work like that and you fall off quick. For the secret level I have got a bug that the tree doesn't touch the creature and I think there is some scrolling problem during this level. The fire effect is a bit ugly compared to all the global design. I spend a good time on the demo and I can't wait to paly the full game

Thank you for your feedback.
The B button requires directional input, but we will look into the balancing of it.
We'll update the fire! Glad you enjoyed the demo, we will continue to patch it during our KS campaign.

The game carshes as soon as I press "Begin"

Сигнатура проблемы:

  Имя события проблемы:    APPCRASH

  Имя приложения:    Ailuri.exe

  Версия приложения:    2019.1.6.38659

  Отметка времени приложения:    5cf7cbcd

  Имя модуля с ошибкой:    UnityPlayer.dll

  Версия модуля с ошибкой:    2019.1.6.38659

  Отметка времени модуля с ошибкой:    5cf7cd49

  Код исключения:    c0000005

  Смещение исключения:    000000000122aace

  Версия ОС:    6.1.7601.

  Код языка:    1049

  Дополнительные сведения 1:    2467

  Дополнительные сведения 2:    2467f69bd78eed213be2a15ddfdcdac6

  Дополнительные сведения 3:    6929

  Дополнительные сведения 4:    6929cb5fdc5e523c56ba5e95e0284deb

Ознакомьтесь с заявлением о конфиденциальности в Интернете:


Если заявление о конфиденциальности в Интернете недоступно, ознакомьтесь с его локальным вариантом:


Sorry about that. Thanks for the details, we'll look into it!

This game is so beautiful


Thank you for playing!

Show post...

so sweet

Thank you for playing, we're glad you enjoyed it!

So promising! This is superb! :D

Thank you Eric!