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.

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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$/€!

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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)
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"'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)
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"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%)
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"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

"...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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sturmkoenig2k Feb 28 2013, 1:49am says:

Congratulations on the release. :)

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 28 2013, 2:11am replied:

Thank you! We're very happy about it as well! :)

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jimllfixit Feb 26 2013, 6:55pm says:

as i'm new to this, i think i will give the demo a go and take it from there, but i got a good feeling about this game :)

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 27 2013, 1:25pm replied:

Certainly, that's exactly why we have the demo! Wouldn't want you to buy Driftmoon without knowing if it's your kind of a game. ;)

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Silverhawk85 Feb 26 2013, 2:56pm says:

Is it possible to update the DRM-free version here on Desura with the autoupdate function?

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 27 2013, 3:57am replied:

Unfortunately no, but the Desura staff usually accepts the new versions within a day or two - you'll just need to download and reinstall. The version that goes with the Desura client uses their own autoupdater, which is nice.

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Silverhawk85 Feb 27 2013, 5:29am replied:

OK, thanks. I was a little confused, because in the standalone version you can activate auto update in the options but i has no function. ;)

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 27 2013, 5:32am replied:

That's a bug - the option shouldn't be there! Thanks for notifying me, fixing it asap.

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 26 2013, 3:42am says:

(whispering) Psst... There's a 20% launch discount until March 5th. :)

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quentin405 Feb 10 2013, 3:41pm says:

Okay. I finally did it. After playing through the demo several times and getting a couple friends to buy it. (I always MEANT to buy it, but by the time payday rolled around I would forget, until I stumbled upon Driftmoon news again).

I NOW OWN THIS AMAZING GAME. (Totally caps worthy, thanks.)

Now, I shall go say goodbye to the next few days.

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Melodianne Feb 11 2013, 8:00am replied:

Thanks Quentin, awesome to hear you like 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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