A procedurally-generated adventure game with roguelike and minecraftian gameplay. Each game generates a new world to explore with wild forests, giant mountains and ancient ruins. Harvest resources, find treasure, and forge the weapons that will help you on your journey.
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Positive (48) - 83% of the 48 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 13, 2018

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“MoonQuest has been in development for 6 years and is fully playable from start to end. There are many playable characters, hundreds of items, a range of environments, and many different creatures and resources. We look forward to your feedback to help improve the game!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“12 months.”

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

“The final version of the game will expand on the procedurally-generated adventure concept by randomising the quest goal and the path toward that goal. The game will contain many more areas including a volcano, a labyrinth, and a beach -- each with their own creatures, NPCs, structures, items, and resources. The final release will also have more playable characters and game modes (such as one-life mode and daily challenge mode).”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“This build contains the primary quest: to find the two moonstones that power the moon machine. Each new game generates a unique world with different areas, items and creatures. You can explore a forest, town, mountain, ruins, tombs, hives, and caves in search of the moonstones. There are many playable characters, a range of environments, hundreds of items, hordes of creatures and several primary resource types.”

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

“The price of the game will increase once it leaves Early Access.”

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

“We'd love to hear from you, and we're interested your thoughts on the following:
  • Do you have any suggestions on how to improve the game?
  • Who is your favourite character to play and why?
  • What are you favourite items?
  • How do you feel about the game difficulty?
  • Have you found a bug?

Tweet us at @playmoonquest with your feedback!”
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“There's an inviting strangeness to it.”
PC Gamer

“It looks incredible.”
Tech Raptor

About This Game

A wizard seeks to illuminate a nocturnal world. He summons a hero to find the fallen moonstones that will power a great moon machine.

MoonQuest is a procedurally-generated adventure game with roguelike and minecraftian gameplay. Seek out the lost forest, delve into the spider caves, storm the castle of the Silver King, discover vast seams of gold ore, and craft a hat of such splendour that the cosmos will be jealous.

Important: MoonQuest requires a dedicated graphics card! See the minimum specs below. If you just have an Intel HD graphics chip and nothing else then it's likely the game won't run.

Key Features

  • A new world to explore every game, with frozen forests, hollow mountains, dangerous dungeons and populated towns;
  • Strange alien creatures, wandering merchants, and relentless enemies;
  • A rich environment with destructible tiles, ambient wildlife, and weather effects;
  • Strange moons that influence the game in unique ways (e.g., the Giant moon spawns giant versions of animals and enemies);
  • Hundreds of items including weapons, tools, hats, armour, shields, blocks, toolbenches, and so on;
  • Many resources to mine or harvest like silver, gold, sugar, salt, fur, and fruit; and
  • Several playable characters, each with different abilities and items;
    • Moonman, who illuminates with a moonly glow;
    • Amphibian, who breathes underwater;
    • Elemental, who detects ore with his antennae; and,
    • The Crusader, who starts the game with full armour;

Example Gameplay

  • Plunder an ancient tomb for Regalia;
  • Net some snails and make Snail Pie;
  • Build a temporary hut from Wooden Planks;
  • Smelt gold into a Plumed Gold Helmet;
  • Find the Knight Doll and unlock the Crusader;

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System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or higher
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Dedicated graphics with at least 2GB or VRAM and OpenGL 3.0 support
    • Storage: 300 MB available space

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