Terra Feminarum is a Finnish mythology themed Japanese style danmaku shoot ’em up.
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Feb 28, 2018

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February 28

Terra Feminarum - Now Available on Steam

"My Nature I shall try to raise,
I shall summon my genius: my Nature from thy hole arise,
my Haltia, from under a fallen tree,
my Helper from beneath a stone, my Guide, from out the moss;
come, dread inspiring Death,
come at time of anguish dire,
to give support, to safeguard me,
to help me and to strengthen me for the work that must be done,
the hurt that must be known about."

Terra Feminarum is a danmaku shmup where you act as one of three
shamans that race to the icy lands of Pohjola to find why the northern
lights have dimmed, blasting a path to the source of evil while
dodging rains of spellfire.

Terra Feminarum is Now Available on Steam!

Happy Kalevala's Day!
- Polar Night Games -
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“Terra Feminarum is like a handwork. A unique take on a well-worn concept and turned into a piece of art, quite like no other.”

“It's truly rare to see a game with this precise and magical a visual style and soundtrack. It was as exiting and fun as it was narrative and able to fill in the gaps between Japanese shmups and Finnish culture.”

“The game is an amazing introduction to the danmaku genre. This overwhelming feeling quickly turned into a desire to pass the level and dodge every hit. The absolutely crazy soundtrack also enhanced the rush I was feeling, turning this game into an absolute dose of adrenaline and frenzy.”
The Insatiable Gamer

About This Game

The bright dancing lights of the aurora illuminates the sky of Terra Feminarum every night. However, recently the northern lights have strangely become restless and weaken. Three the most powerful shamans of the “Land of Women” are willing to investigate the matter. The road to the Pohjola shall be traveled once more.

Terra Feminarum is a Finnish mythology themed Japanese style manic shoot ’em up. The characters and the story are based on Finnish mythology. The gameplay and the art style are both highly inspired by Japanese danmaku shooters.


  • Hand drawn HD (1080p) graphics. No wasted screen space!
  • 7 Character driven story chapters that leads the player trough the forests and lakes into the mystical land of Pohjola.
  • Story Mode where player can experience the story chapters individually. The character progress will be saved. This mode has also special challenges!
  • Arcade Mode with traditional arcade like experience for 1cc and score runs. No continues. A true challenge for the most skilled players.
  • 3 difficulties: Normal, Hard and Brutal. While the Brutal difficulty will separate the flesh from the bones, the Normal difficulty will give you mercy.
  • Special Weapon System lets the player pick up mana from fallen enemies to power their shaman’s most powerful attacks.
  • Enhancement system lets the player enhance the playable characters by beating bosses and challenges.
  • The games magical soundtrack enchants you with varied folk themed songs running from waltz to black metal.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7+
    • Processor: Intel Core i3-3110M
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GT 650M or equivalent. OpenGL 3.3+
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Do not use non-ASCII (non-English) characters on the game installation path!
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
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