Master the elements. Explore mystical worlds. Harness ancient powers. Joon Shining is an enchanted golf-like platformer with a fantasy twist. Use magic to bend physics, influence environments, and make impossible shots, as you puzzle your way through a strange & mythic multiverse
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Feb 17, 2023

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“An excellent platformer that exceeded my expectations…An innovative distinctive journey, unlike anything I've played before”
8.5/10 – Gaming Australia

“Really challenging, yet really addicting...If you’re in the market for a golf-inspired game with some uniqueness, then Joon Shining should definitely be on your wishlist”
42/50 – Daily Game Bytes

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About This Game

Joon Shining is a golf-like platformer with a fantasy twist. Combining traditional golf & mini-golf with elements of puzzle platforming, it evolves the hit-and-wait formula of golf by adding *magic*!
You play as Joon - a young wizard travelling across the multiverse. As you advance through 8 unique worlds, learn to master your arcane powers to solve weird & mind-bending challenges.
Harness your abilities to manipulate physics. Solve puzzles. Discover collectibles. And learn the secret of the Mage Drops…

Joon Shining is a challenging physics-based platformer, with a myriad of magical mechanics! Gameplay requires carefully honed skills and picking the right arcane approach is key.
Influence shots mid-flight with magical abilities:
🔥 Burn away obstacles with fire
✨ Use magic rings to gain the power of flight
🔮 Enchant airstreams and detonate ancient explosives to propel you across the level
& More!

Enchant environments to your advantage:
🌲 Grow plants into new platforms
🗻 Lure dangerous creatures away to clear a path forward

Discover 8 unique worlds, including: a forest, an underwater oasis, machine world, a procedurally generated trickster world, and a mysterious cosmic void!
Each environment has its own magical possibilities, secrets, and traps. Some can be used to your advantage, and some provide tricky hazards.

Shots can cling to jelly walls, bounce off bubbles, be propelled by explosions, and float on clouds. Living bushes can block the shots. Some puzzles even hide secret collectibles & lore tied to the game’s true ending.
Explore and experiment to uncover the unique possibilities of each biome!

• 20+ hours of gameplay
• 100+ levels
• 100 collectibles to discover - each a self-contained micro-puzzle
• Challenging gameplay and a super-high skill ceiling for expert players going for a gold rank in every level
• A unique contrasting of serene atmospheres against focused-precision gameplay
• Incredible and unique soundtrack

Starry skies. Bright beautiful worlds. Lush forests. Underwater lagoons. Floating clouds. And relaxing music.
Perfect for when you need a cosy chill-out game, with hidden depths and challenge.

"It looks pretty majestic...It’s hard to imagine a golf game looking this beautiful but Joon Shining is going to challenge everything I thought was true"

"I can’t recall seeing anything quite like this before…[it] left a huge smile on my face. It’s very clever and beautiful to look at"
–Get Indie Gaming

"A stunning looking platformer that puts a twist on the golf genre"
–As We Play

"A glorious entry into the puzzle and golfing genre"
–Beta Tested Game Reviewed

“If you like puzzle games and golf I highly recommend wishlisting Joon Shining”
–Ready Set Indie Games

“If you're up for a challenging new spin on a classic game, Joon Shining is the physics-based 2D-platforming golf-like game for you!”

“It really shines through, the idea of taking a very simple mechanic and getting as much fun out of that mechanic as possible…It’s essentially like a golf game…then they add to that brilliant effects and magic…it’s easy to play difficult to master”
–Raccoon Media Cafe

“You’re no longer just trying to make your ball land in the right spot to make your next shot easier, you’re now trying to navigate a weird magical obstacle course. Even the way you control the ball is different…because you’re a mage, you can stop or accelerate your ball mid-air, and you can magically control some of the obstacles, making the environment interactive. Joon Shining feels like a golf game, just not like any other golf game I’ve ever played.”
–CSHPicone, Steam Curator

Joon Shining is being created by the Aussie/London indie studio, Orchid of Redemption. The team is dedicated to developing carefully-crafted minimalist games that create an atmosphere of peacefulness, magic, and mystery.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7 or higher (64-bit)
    • Processor: 2 GHz Processor or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB (DX 11 recommended)
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: OSX 10.11+
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2 compatible, 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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