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. With its powerful mod editor it will also let you create your very own charming Driftmoon worlds.
Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, 1.8 GHz Processor, 1 GB RAM, 3D graphics card compatible with DirectX 9.0c, DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card, 2GB HDD, Mouse, Keyboard. Patched to version 1.012
Posted on 2013-02-26 06:36:36 byZeulodin:
A great little RPG which has as a main appeal the fact that it doesn't take itself seriously, allowing an amusing, off-beat story and a a simple, yet fun gameplay to construct a mesmerizing atmosphere. It wears its cliches on its sleeve, constantly winking at the player and in doing so manages to avoid the great cliches of recent RPGs - the obsession for a mature/gritty/dark settingread more and story.
While the combat and character development are rather on the simple side, that is not necessarily a bad thing, fitting perfectly with the odd-ball, whimsical aura of the game.
Ever since the first screenshots emerged, the main discussion surrounding the game pertained to the rare-in-our-age top-down perspective. While I was, admittedly, slightly put off by this from the screenshots, it works far better in the game than originally assumed and the slightly odd feeling is dispelled after 20 minutes of playing it.
All in all, this is not a hard-core game in regards to combat or character progression. It doesn't have the most original story in the world. But damn it, I'm willing to put all that aside when I think of all the fun I am having whenever I play it.
5 stars due to it perfectly achieving its goal of entertaining me.
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Posted on 2013-02-26 13:44:46 bySilverhawk170485:
I preordered Driftmoon on the official site and played this game since the alpha. This was about the time when the Diablo 3 was released.
In comparison Driftmoon was more addicting than Diablo 3 which is a AAA production.
Yes, you can't compare the graphics but the most imortant thing in my opinion is the gameplay and the story. That are the points in which Driftmoon does itread more better than Diablo 3.
What I mean by that is, that the gameplay of Driftmoon doesn't only consist of stupid enemysmashing. There are clever puzzles and calmer parts, where you only explore the world.
It's also possible to come back to a specific place if you forgot something there.
The game doesn't take itself too serious. The story is very amusing and poetic.
If you finished the main story you have the possibilty to build your own adventure with the editor included with this game. You can also build MODs, without being affraid being banned from a server. You have also the possibilty to share your creation with the community. Some MODs and additional adventures already exist.
If you are still not shure if you should buy this, you can go to the official site of Instant Kingdom and try the demo.
The difference between buing it here and buing it on the official site is that here the game is 100% DRM-free. On the official and any other site you get a shareware download, which has to be unlocked with a serial key (online connection required).
I can only recommend this gem of game.
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Posted on 2013-02-27 12:52:43 bybhoqeem:
As the title said.
It's thick with story, interactions between characters and items, lotsa dialogs, companion could actually provide meaningful dialogs to help with each and every quest, instead of repeating the same old canned responses. The combat is.... well, suffice it to say that I don't complaint about it. Nice Level progression, as well. Nothing too complex, but fun. Oneread more gets more immersed with the story, that's for sure.
My only gripe is there is NO RUNNING BUTTON/TOGGLE. They walk pretty slow there. Other than this, everything's peachy. I would expect more like like this in the series--if there is one, anon. Hopefully so.
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