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The beautiful, enchanted world of Driftmoon trembles in the shadow of a forgotten evil, for the dark King Ixal is again gathering his forces.

Hope lies in an unlikely alliance: A young man joins forces with a little firefly dreaming of stardom, a panther queen with the ego of a moon whale, and a very determined fellow who's lost everything but his bones, and still hasn't given up. Knowing nothing of the amazing adventures and the fearsome foes that await them, the party embarks on a journey like no other.

Driftmoon is an adventure-roleplaying game, full of exploration, smiles and surprises, captivating stories and quests, charming characters, and countless delightful details.

Check out the Driftmoon blog at Instantkingdom.com

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3 comments by ville.monkkonen on Feb 26th, 2013

Driftmoon, our "charmingly quirky", and "absolutely brilliant" adventure role-playing game (as some have called it), is now officially released after only seven years of development time. Seriously, I'm not kidding you, it's complete now! First of all, a heartfelt thank you to all of our preorderers and supporters, we wouldn't be here without you!

Such a grand occasion calls for some celebration, so ta-daa: Up until the 5th of March, Driftmoon goes for just 11.99$/€!

Desura Digital Distribution

The last hope of an enchanted world lies in an unlikely alliance: a hyperactive firefly, a queen panther with a whale-sized ego, and a fellow who's lost all but his bones. They'll take you on a journey like no other, full of amazing adventures, smiles and surprises, fantastic discoveries, wonderful stories, and fearsome foes!

Soundtrack by Gareth Meek also available.

Recent Reviews:

"Driftmoon reminds of so much of what I loved about games when I was younger. The adventure, the story, the fun. It’s pure entertainment and a joy to play through." (9/10)
Review at i-luv-games.com

"...it's been a long time since I enjoyed a game as much as this one. Think Quest for Glory and Frayed Knights mixed and blended together and you'll have some idea of what to expect." (4/5)
Review at rpgwatch.com

"Driftmoon works so well because all the elements blend together like a good stew where each ingredient is cooked perfectly and there's more depth to be found as you reach the bottom of the bowl." (95%)
Review at fanboydestroy.com

"Everyone who likes classic role-playing games, must play Driftmoon. A wonderful rpg with many great Features and a fantastic world. Buy it!" Translation from German provided by reviewer.
Driftmoon Review at zockah.de.

"...a delightful touch of whimsey and there's plenty of humour to be found here. How many other games would have the deadly Hoe of Doom as an early weapon? Or such wonderfully ordinary conversations with undead skeletons?" (96%)
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Ps. If you want to make sure you won't miss our next game (which hopefully won't take seven years to appear), make sure to get our Newsletter.

Ps2. If you like Driftmoon, and feel like you'd like to do something to help, we're always tremendously grateful for all help in spreading the word about Driftmoon! So do tell your friends, forum pals, Steam buddies, that grandma you think could really use more excitement in her life. Everything goes!

We always love to hear from our players, so if you run into any problems, or think of something you want to share with us, please press the letter "F" while playing, and you can send feedback directly to us.

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Driftmoon 0.996

Driftmoon 0.996

Feb 9, 2013 Demo 0 comments

The Driftmoon you know and love, now with the amazing new camera tilt feature!

Driftmoon Beta 0.98

Driftmoon Beta 0.98

Dec 25, 2012 Demo 0 comments

First beta version of Driftmoon, contains the full awesome story!

Driftmoon Alpha 0.901 (brand new, huge update!)

Driftmoon Alpha 0.901 (brand new, huge update!)

Jul 6, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Driftmoon! Driftmoon is the game you should already be downloading, to have yourself an awesomely fun, unconventional...

Driftmoon Demo 0.870

Driftmoon Demo 0.870

May 23, 2012 Demo 2 comments

Driftmoon is an enjoyable, refreshing RPG with a unique atmosphere! Driftmoon tells the story of the Pendant of Life, and how it was reforged to end the...

Driftmoon Demo

Driftmoon Demo

Feb 10, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Driftmoon is an enjoyable, refreshing RPG with a unique atmosphere! Driftmoon tells the story of the Pendant of Life, and how it was reforged to end the...

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li0ngm Jan 5 2014 says:

Hi u think to port this game to linux in desura or steam?

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pysiu Dec 22 2013 says:

Sorry if i am overdoing it but let me ask anyways- any chance of getting desura key for the game if it was bought on GamersGate (withouth having to rebuy it here)?

Game rox by the way :)

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Jan 3 2014 replied:

It's possible, just send us an email!

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jax42 Jan 3 2014 replied:

any chance of a steam key if we have it here on Desura? Thanks

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Jan 3 2014 replied:

Certainly, the same applies.

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Jan 9 2014 replied:

Addition: The Desura staff have kindly added the Steam keys we sent them to all the Desura customers of Driftmoon. So you should all find your Steam keys right here at Desura now. :) Indiedb.com

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jax42 Oct 24 2013 says:

I am glad I found this little Gem of a RPG game! Well worth the price and I have enjoyed many hours playing it. There are mods for it but I have yet to try any, I'm sure I will though;)

I look forward to the next game you make...Hint...Hint


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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Oct 27 2013 replied:

Thanks jax42, awesome to hear that! :) We don't have a new game yet, but we DO have an interesting Driftmoon-related project in the making. If you're interested, you can check our website. ;)

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jax42 Oct 27 2013 replied:

That is great news, I am looking forward to it indeed:)

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Guest Oct 15 2013 says:

Driftmoon was the reason I stopped playing Legend of Grimrock.
Ok the Grimrock Mods ;-).
I like your game a lot, decent graphics, great sounds
and a pinch of green sa.. no black humour every now and then.
Even my 4 yr old son loves watching it!

best regards, Joe

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Oct 19 2013 replied:

Thanks for letting us know, Joe! Great to hear you've had a blast with Driftmoon. :)

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Highest Rated (3 agree) 10/10

I bought this game recently, and it is truly awesome.
I had been searching for a really long time for a well-produced old school RPG which still brings some novelty to the genre. Driftmoon definitely fills these requirements and is full of humour!

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