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Mafia "Mafia look at little child. Mafia see loser."

Let there be light is an Achievement in A Hat in Time. The player can obtain it by progressing through any level and collecting their first Time Piece.


As Time Pieces are integral for progression in A Hat in Time, as well as compulsory to completing the very first level of Welcome to Mafia Town, this achievement is virtually impossible to not be collected.


As the need of Time Piece collection is the core mechanic of the game, it is virtually impossible to miss this achievement in any way. Completing Welcome to Mafia Town is one of the best ways to completing the achievement for a normal play through, as it unlocks the main form of defense for Hat Kid, the Umbrella, in the process.


  • The name is a reference to the phrase used in the third verse of The Book of Genesis.