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Orange Moon
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Languages: English
Players: Single-player
Aug 18, 2015 @ 7:24am
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Orange Moon Update
Orange Moon updated to version

- Grenade physics issue fixed after level restarted;
- Save point did not work after level restarted;
- Sound issues fixed;
- Grenade does not kill astronaut instantly anymore;
- Various interface tweaks and improvements for all supported resolutions;
- Grenade and turrets explosion appearance fixed.

If you downloaded the game before this version was uploaded, you’ll have to download the game again to play latest version.

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Orange Moon is a 2d action platformer game with RPG elements and puzzles.

Moon Resources Corp. is hiring independent prospectors for explorations of moons and planets to discover new deposits. Progress through the moon world and you will be rewarded by Moon Resources Corp.

Find your way through landscapes of Orange Moon, full of dangerous native life forms, raiders, remnants of alien civilization and harsh environments. Search for a new life and mineral samples, deploy beacons for mining drones, and find ancient alien artifacts that will help you in your exploration of Orange Moon. Augment your explorer to make him suitable for upcoming challenges, upgrade weapons and ammunition with alien technologies and materials you'll find in your journey.

  1. 6 weapon types, each with its own ammunition;
  2. Upgradable weapons and ammo - more than 50 upgrades;
  3. Upgradable equipment;
  4. Upgradable carrying capacity;
  5. Different ammunition types - incendiary, explosive, armor piercing;
  6. World inhabited by different types of enemies, from carnivorous plants to smart robotic mining equipment;
  7. Each enemy has its own weakness and power;
  8. Different approach needed to fight each enemy;
  9. Buy ammunition and upgrades for score earned by killing monsters and collecting resources and finding secrets;
  10. Different types of hazardous environment;
  11. Unlock new weapons with points earned by discovering resources for Moon Resources Corp.;
  12. Solve puzzles;
and more.


Machine gun is a universal weapon that uses .308 ammo, but does little damage to certain enemies unless upgraded.

Shotgun, powerful at close to medium range against groups of enemies, can be unlocked with the in game resource - Moon Resources Corp. points (MRC points). It also can be used to break through the weakened structures.

Flamethrower is good for dealing with organic lifeforms and pretty useful as a shielding from the swarms of enemies.


Every weapon, its ammunition and astronaut equipment will have up to 6 upgrades, 3 upgrades minimum. This brings amount of upgrades for only weapons and ammo to more than 50. Carrying capacity of ammunition can also be upgraded and will have 12 levels each.
Astronaut has 18 equipment upgrades - fuel tank, jets, and augmentations. These upgrades will reduce fuel consumption, movement efficiency and resistance against certain enemies and environments, and unlock ability to carry heavy weaponry, such as minigun, hand cannon and upgraded machine gun.

  1. Introductory level, early game level, and third level in development;
  2. 6 native lifeforms and 3 turret types;
  3. 4 weapons and upgrades for them;
  4. 3 ammunition types, upgrades for them;
  5. Carrying capacity for 3 ammunition types;
  6. Damage mechanics for player and enemies, including upgraded weapons;
  7. Fuel consumption by moving, power gliding and flamethrower;
  8. 3 types of hazardous environment;
  9. Game resources.

  1. 14 more levels in addition to introductory level and one of the first levels that are already completed (16 levels in total);
  2. Each level will have between 20 to 25 minutes of game time, and with puzzles on each level increase that time;
  3. 4 bosses;
  4. 8 new enemy types, such as smart mining equipment, augmented humanoids, aliens and raiders, and native Moon lifeforms;
  5. 3 more weapons and 2 more ammunition types, and upgrades for them;
  6. 6 environmental hazards;
  7. More puzzles.
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DEMachina  [author] Jun 3, 2016 @ 4:11pm 
Lot of progress. You can follow the development on Steam or on IndieDB . You can also follow @dbetelgeuse on Twitter .
devotee Jun 3, 2016 @ 7:15am 
Any progress after 6 months??
Troll Eater Dec 20, 2015 @ 11:45pm 
Picked this up on groupees throwback bundle just to get this game.. ...and its pretty awesome.Are you planing on putting key binding? I hope so,cause it would make it that much better!
Aleeke88 Dec 18, 2015 @ 1:00am 
Voted & Bought on Groupees!!! ;-)
nathanjwyckoff Dec 17, 2015 @ 9:13pm 
This game made the Throwback bundle awesome, can't believe this isn't greenlit, yet!
DEMachina  [author] Dec 12, 2015 @ 3:49pm 
Thank you, Dave.
M34T_H34D Dec 11, 2015 @ 7:07pm 
just bought the Groupees Throwback bundle because your game was in it. Thanks. looking forward to what this game becomes.
particlewaves Dec 10, 2015 @ 4:27pm 
Artbook please. ;)
DEMachina  [author] Dec 5, 2015 @ 10:14pm 
There will be trading cards at some point. And achievements for sure, whether on steam or in game.
Need a Teleporter Dec 5, 2015 @ 9:40pm 
Any chance for Steam Trading Cards?