Estimated time to Platinum: 4 – 8 hours.
Missable trophies: None really because there is scene select.
Glitched trophies: None.
Difficulty related: None there is only one difficulty.
Welcome to the Projection: First Light Trophy Guide!
Follow the adventures Greta, a girl living in a mythological shadow puppet world, as she embarks on a journey of self-enlightenment with the assistance of legendary heroes from the different cultures she explores as she travels through the histories of Indonesia, China, Turkey, and England.
This game is a puzzle platformer with the unique mechanic of using light manipulation to solve the puzzles, using shadows to move yourself or objects to progress the levels. Original and wonderful visuals with an atmospheric soundtrack made with antique instruments used for shadow puppet performances create an impressive indie game that I recommend you play.
Small gameplay tip: If you fall through the shadow, or are struggling to move objects with the shadows, try just moving them much slower, it seems to work better with slower movement.
Step 1: Complete the game, While keeping your eye out for the collectable butterflies and miscellaneous trophies.
Complete the game enjoying the puzzles for yourself or if you are stuck at any point refer to the video walkthrough below for all puzzle solutions. While playing the game at any point you can go to the scene select screen which will show you how many butterflies are in each level, and how many you have found so far. It is your choice if you just want to play the game blind and mop up missed butterflies or miscellaneous trophies at the end, or if you want to follow the video guide for your first playthrough getting them all in one go.
In this step you will earn all the story related trophies and definitely at least 50 butterflies:
Lights and Shadows
Step 2: Miscellaneous trophy and collectable butterflies clean-up.
There are 5 easy miscellaneous trophies, and 3 collectables trophies for finding 1, 50, and all 166 butterflies. If you missed any of these now mop them up via scene select with the use of the guide/video guide to complete your platinum!
During this step you’ll earn these trophies:
Made of Paper
Take Me With You
See the Light
|See the Light
Achieved all trophies.
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘Crime’.
|Lights and Shadows
Gained Control of the Light.
Unmissable story related trophy for when you first learn how to use shadows in the scene ‘Theatre’.
Made it to Indonesia.
Unmissable story related trophy for reaching the Indonesia chapter of the game.
Arrived in China.
Unmissable story related trophy for reaching the China chapter of the game.
Braved the underworld.
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘Down Below’.
Soared through the sky on a Dragon’s back.
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘Dragon’.
Started out as a rock hunter!
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘The Fool’.
Found your first gemstone!
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘Mineshaft’.
Boarded the train to England.
Unmissable story related trophy for reaching the England chapter of the game.
Got a police escort to your new home!
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘The Arrest’.
Fix the Foreman’s Machine.
Unmissable story related trophy for beating the boss level ‘Shimmy’!
Returned to the Shadow Theatre.
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the scene ‘Shadow Theatre’.
Returned home from your journey.
Unmissable story related trophy for completing the game.
Collected all the butterflies in any level.
The first butterfly is in the scene ‘Fall’, and this scene only has one butterfly so when you grab it this trophy will unlock.
Collected all the butterflies.
There are a total of 166 butterflies to find!
I’m not gonna post 166 images that is too much lol so I will leave timestamps for where to find them in the video guide. Plus a lot require you to complete a puzzle to reach the butterfly so video is much more useful for you anyway.
These are the levels that contain butterflies, and how many, with the timestamps for where to find them in the video!:
THE MYSTERIOUS PUPPET THEATRE
Fall – 1 – 07:26
Forest – 3 – 10:06
Action – 6 – 13:57
Calm – 1 – 22:29
The Path – 6 – 24:23
Climb – 3 – 31:13
Farm – 3 – 34:26
Village – 6 – 39:14
Gate – 2 – 45:00
Crevasse – 7 – 48:55
House – 6 – 55:28
Quarry – 3 – 01:00:19
Canyon – 2 – 01:02:40
Boat – 4 – 01:11:12
The Rescue – 3 – 01:13:06
Dark – 6 – 01:18:15
Trail – 8 – 01:22:36
Underworld (I) – 3 – 01:30:47
Underworld (II) – 5 – 01:33:10
Exit – 4 – 01:37:18
Palace – 5 – 01:43:30
Stables – 1 – 01:48:10
Gardens – 4 – 01:51:57
Danger – 3 – 1:58:29
Dragon – 9 – 02:05:06
The Fool – 3 – 02:07:57
City – 4 – 02:13:04
Shabaka – 4 – 02:16:57
Bridge – 5 – 02:20:02
Loop – 1 – 02:23:49
Aqueduct – 4 – 02:26:11
Mineshaft – 1 – 02:32:10
Cavern – 10 – 02:35:03
Push – 6 – 02:42:34
Slide – 7 – 02:48:20
Train – 4 – 02:56:40
Factory – 2 – 02:59:38
Auto – 3 – 03:03:30
Uphill *Maybe not needed* – 5 – 03:07:19
Shimmy – 8 – 03:11:23
Collected 50 butterflies.
|Made of Paper
Fell into water.
When you see water just jump into it for this easy trophy.
Can first be achieved in the scene ‘Forest’.
|Take Me With You
Carried a pot out of a level.
Pick up a pot and keep it with you carrying it out of a level for this easy trophy.
Can first be achieved in the scene ‘Forest’, but is easy to get in many other levels after too.
Collected every butterfly in Shimmy.
The scene ‘Shimmy’ is the boss level in England, and there are 8 butterflies to collect within it.
You have to be quite quick to grab these 8 in this side scrolling level, but if you die it’s ok and will actually make it easier as the ones you’ve already got will remain registered (as long as you don’t quit out of the level) giving you more time to get ahead and collect the rest.
Dropped 10 pots into water.
At the start of scene ‘Action’ there will be a pot right next to some water, just drop the pot in the water, the pot will automatically respawn, so pick it up and drop it in the water again, rinse repeat 10 times until the trophy unlocks.
Consoled King Yama.
In the scene ‘Underworld’ when the Monkey king flies through the ceiling you will see giant King Yama sat at a desk. Simply jump up onto the desk and go up to King Yama for this trophy to unlock.