A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backwards through a dying man's memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (594 reviews) - 96% of the 594 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (22,037 reviews) - 97% of the 22,037 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Nov 1, 2011

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Reviews

“How do I explain why it’s brilliant without spoiling what makes it so?”
9/10 – Eurogamer

“It’s simple, poignant, and full of heart.”
10/10 – GamePro

“To the Moon is a game you must play.”
8/10 – GameSpot

"I guess the music's kinda nice..."
-Developer's Aunt

"It is no less than absolutely beautiful."
10/10 – PC PowerPlay

About This Game

Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning... but only in their patients' heads.

Due to the severity of the operation, the new life becomes the last thing the patients remember before drawing their last breath. Thus, the operation is only done to people on their deathbeds, to fulfill what they wish they had done with their lives, but didn’t.

This particular story follows their attempt to fulfill the dream of an elderly man, Johnny. With each step back in time, a new fragment of Johnny's past is revealed. As the two doctors piece together the puzzled events that spanned a life time, they seek to find out just why the frail old man chose his dying wish to be what it is.

And Johnny's last wish is, of course... to go to the moon.

Key Features

  • A unique & non-combat story-driven experience
  • Innovative mix between adventure game elements and classic RPG aesthetics
  • Acclaimed original soundtrack that closely ties to the story
  • An espresso execution with zero filler and no time drains

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS:Windows 98, XP, Vista, 7, 8
    • Processor:Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
    • Memory:512 MB RAM
    • Graphics:1024x768 High Color +
    • DirectX®:9.0
    • Hard Drive:100 MB HD space
    • OS: OS X 10.6.8
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
    • OS: Major Linux Distribution from 2010
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0 capable graphics card
    • Hard Drive: 500 MB available space
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Overwhelmingly Positive (594 reviews)
Overall:
Overwhelmingly Positive (22,037 reviews)
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KHFan20
( 10.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
How do I begin to even describe this game...

I've played through it twice, and cried both times. It's an emotional journey through life, and beautifully presented so. The dialogue is well-written and humorous, and even though the pop culture references are a bit dated, they add character development.

The gameplay is story-driven, and that's where some of you might be put off. The game has multiple puzzles, and that's about it; however, that's all this type of game needs for what it's trying to accomplish.

At about five hours long, I'm sure you'll be tearing up just like me when you finally go
To the Moon.
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RachetTZA
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Great Story, watched a playthrough and had to buy for myself
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Dafuqin
( 2.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
The story of this game is truly heartwarming with a nicely phased plot, there's humour in this game too. To be honest this is not really a game, it's more of a visual novel. The main selling point is the story not the gameplay, you can finish the game in about 4 hours but it is a truly wonderful experience.

But there's something that i don't like too, Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts sometimes can be too harsh, saying things like "He's a dead man anyway", it makes you feel that they don't symphatize with John's condition.

Pros :
1. Really really really good story, one of the best story in a game, on par with Life is Strange
2. Really really really good soundtrack, all of the music is really touching
3. Cheap

Cons :
1. The first 15 minutes may not be so interesting
2. Sometimes Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts can be insensitive

Overall 9.8/10 absolutely recommend it.
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Farobi
( 3.7 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Short and sweet. This emotianally-moving game is perfect for an eventless night. The story was quirky, sad, and funny at times unexpected. Soundtrack is super captivating, one of the high points of the game. Controls are meh but not a big deal. Overall super charming game, would definitely recommend at sale price.
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★ Sir Masl ♥ ツ
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
A great and moving story game with a neat soundtrack. Don´t expect any big gameplay elements and keep in mind that it is pretty short.
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sol_syphon
( 3.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
One of the most brilliant, beautiful stories I have ever had the privlege of playing. This is the game that reminds me why I play video games.

Certainly worth the purchase if you're interested in games with strong narratives.
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PieRo❇︎
( 4.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
I cri, laughin' :);

11/10
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Mwalls
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
I'm really sorry for the pirated version I played.
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kobra500
( 5.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
A heartfelt, amazingly told story of love, loss and memories. If you want an amazingly well written story game this is for you, just told in the "RPG maker" format it isn't what you would really call a "game" more like interactive movie with about 4 hours of play time. I highly recommend this game.
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Saraband
( 3.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Never had I been left sobbing after finishing a game. There's a lot of lighthearted humour in here, but you'll end up feeling simultaneously miserable and happy, which is wonderful. Props to the writer of the story, for fleshing out such interesting characters, and creating such a loving tale.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
44 of 48 people (92%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
Product received for free
Got this game from a friend. But honestly, I'd pay 20$ for it.
It starts off slow, but after about 30 minutes of playtime, you are exposed to the most beautiful, thrilling and exciting story.
It got me to reconnect with some of my long forgotten dreams, and it made me cry. A lot.
The soundtrack is beautiful, and I still listen to it whenever I'm down.

If you finish this game and don't like it, you are dead to me.
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29 of 30 people (97%) found this review helpful
Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
very good game! with interesting story and beautiful music
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22 of 23 people (96%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
8.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
Sad and funny, serious and light-hearted, marveling and tragic, this game knows how to take you on a feel trip.

10/10, would not-know-if-to-cry-or-smile again.
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16 of 18 people (89%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
This game is the best thing happened in my cheerless life.
Everyone should taste this feeling.
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13 of 13 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 25
Beautiful and Sad. It made me cry in first hour itself. It is worth every bit for the story.



Finished it in one sitting. It will leave you speechless and with tears. One of the most touching stories of all time.
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8 of 8 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 5
Bravo! Bravo!

Beautiful! Emotionally captivating. Please make more!

Controlls are a bit iffy - I switched between mouse/keyboard and gamepad frequently; Doesnt take away from the experience though.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
Slightly clunky controls and occasional glitches are completely overshadowed by the amazing story. I don't think i've been this moved by a game since The Walking Dead S1. It doesn't take very long to complete but feels longer than it's length and can drag at times. The gameplay itself is mediocre rpgmaker type point and click with some arbitrary puzzles placed throughout. This in no way deteriates from the story though, with a steady ramp up to a heart wrenching finale this is one of the best stories i've ever played.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Amazing game. Halfway through I was thinking "hmm this is a really good game" but then the second half hit me like a semi truck and the tears started coming and wouldnt stop. I cant even listen to the soundtrack....too much happy sad tears. BUY IT! PLAY IT!
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
much more like an interactive experience than a typical game.
A very well written and executed story, filled with very dramatic and funny moments, accompanied by an amazing and mesmerizing soundtrack.
An experience not to be missed!
Heartily recommended.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 17
This is the only game that has ever excessively toyed with my emotions, making me cry tears of extreme sadness and joy in the same small span of time...please buy this game <3 c:

10/10
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