Moons of Ardan is a city-building and management game where you rebuild and expand your civilization across moons in a real-time simulated planetary system.
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Positive (45) - 95% of the 45 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 21, 2021
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Early access allows us to exchange regularly with players, listening to ideas and constructive criticisms.
It also allows players to support development as we are a small team, it is really valuable to know if players like our game and what they like about it.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our estimate is around one year with a full launch in early 2023 depending on how development goes.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The initial Early Access launch features the base of the game. We will regularly add new content and features to increase replayability and complexity, with systems that will reward you for saving resources.
We will also add challenging achievements to put your skills to test. But we won’t forget people that want to chill and for example bring a photo mode to allow them to take the best shot. A roadmap will help you to track our next focus.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current Early Access version of MOONS OF ARDAN already includes 4 population tiers based on 45+ resources to combine in production chains on a real-time simulated planetary system.
You will enjoy building and expanding your civilisation at your own pace, without any restrictions.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“The players' feedback is important to the development process. We'll be listening and talking to the players here, in the Steam Discussions, as well as in a dedicated Discord channel. Private betas for development builds will be offered to those who offer us regular feedback and can directly influence the future of the game.”
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About This Game

Moons of Ardan is a city-building and management game where you rebuild and expand your civilization across moons in a real-time simulated planetary system.

You follow the Axonauts, the survivors of a generational ship that crashed on a lonely moon.
In the crash, most of the technology that served them got lost.

Help them restore their culture and reconnect with their homeworld by building a great wonder.





  • Collect basic materials to build towns to provide shelter to your people.
  • Collect resources and transform them to fulfil the people’s basic needs but also their most luxurious whims.



  • Balance the use of workers to create a powerful and efficient economy.
  • Carefully lay an effective transporter network.



  • Develop new technologies to uncover the space travel secret.
  • Expand your empire in a real-time simulated planetary system.



  • Create new colonies to exploit discovered materials desired by your high-level citizens.
  • Create efficient trade routes to send resources to the most needed location.



Push your people to build that awesome building and become the new master of space.



  • A carefully handcrafted, real-time planetary system, centered around the gas giant Ardan, its 3 habitable moons and 4 asteroids.


  • Great planetary views.
  • Enjoy interesting challenges with the pollution system.


  • Plant trees on your colonies with the brand new woodcutter system.


  • 4 tiers of population progression.
  • 45+ resources to collect and manage.
  • Challenging production chains
  • Gridless and organic city building.
  • A space route system for resources to reach your inhabitants.
  • A factory worker slot system to fine-tune your building outputs.
  • Play at your own speed or even pause the game to plan your empire.
  • Awesome tailor-made soundtrack.
  • A basic tutorial system for players not used to this kind of game.



  • Energy management.
  • Challenging achievement system.
  • Meaningful sustainability choices that make the game harder but with a more satisfying output.
  • Animated build visuals.
  • Photo mode.
  • Localised pollution system

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: WINDOWS 10 64bit
    • Processor: 3.2 GHz Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, AMD Radeon RX 460
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX compatible
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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