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$/€!

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)
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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.
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"...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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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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Awesome_ninja May 14 2011, 9:13pm says:

I haven't followed this page/news for a while, so it might of already been asked: Is a Steam release planned in the future? So like, preorder now, activate later on Steam kind of deal?

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen May 15 2011, 1:45pm replied:

If you'd like to see the game on Steam, you can suggest it at the Steam suggestions forum:

By the way, in addition to being available on our website, Driftmoon is already available on Gamersgate, and will be available soon on Direct2Drive. ;)

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feillyne Staff Subscriber
feillyne Jul 8 2011, 12:06pm replied:

And what about Desura?

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Aug 11 2011, 1:19pm replied:

Desura is a definite yes yes.

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figalot Mar 23 2011, 4:39am says:

I bought this game a while back ... I posted on the forums a while back just wondering , how much more has been added to the released version lately?

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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Mar 23 2011, 7:50am replied:

There's a lot of new stuff coming in a week or so, I'll keep you posted.

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thunderising Mar 17 2011, 12:22am says:

yes, tilt the camera a bit

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BoomBoomBatista Mar 16 2011, 2:41pm says:

OMG!!! ITS VILLE MONKOONEN!!! XD... Lol, but yeah, awesome, i saw the ads when i was starting up Notrium...

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_WASP_ Mar 15 2011, 1:28pm says:


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ville.monkkonen Creator
ville.monkkonen Feb 24 2011, 6:18am says:

Not dead. :)
In fact Driftmoon is already available for preorder, check

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thunderising Feb 23 2011, 8:34pm says:


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chris1123100 Feb 24 2011, 3:49pm replied:

how the hell is it dead when it was updated yesterday. p.s. check the website

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AUG_DUDE Apr 5 2010, 2:54pm says:

did anyone have the preview version?

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DaKutzy May 10 2010, 3:11pm replied:

You can download preview version on the official site.

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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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