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  • Summary: Become Will, a fearless shopkeeper from the town of Rynoka setting off on the greatest adventure of his life.

    By day, you run the shop. By night, you explore hostile dungeons in search of new merchandise, doing all you can to keep your business afloat. After all, when it is all said and
    Become Will, a fearless shopkeeper from the town of Rynoka setting off on the greatest adventure of his life.

    By day, you run the shop. By night, you explore hostile dungeons in search of new merchandise, doing all you can to keep your business afloat. After all, when it is all said and done... every adventure has to pay off.
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. Nov 3, 2018
    90
    Moonlighter is an overall brilliant sum of its parts with the kind of things roguelike fans, action RPG fans or even lifestyle sim fans can find engaging. It's an addicting piece of grinding RPG gaming that comes highly recommended on any platform you choose.
  2. Nov 25, 2018
    90
    The harmony that Moonlighter transmits is great. We can highlight its impeccable animation, its outstanding soundtrack and its artistic style that will take us to an immersive world, although the story is rather short.
  3. Dec 28, 2018
    90
    In spite of an ending that arrives too soon, Moonlighter manages to offer an engaging balance of commerce and action up to the very end.
  4. Nov 5, 2018
    82
    Even if it doesn't really shine in any particular aspect, Moonlighter is one of the best hybrid pixelated RPGs you can find on Nintendo Switch.
  5. Apr 29, 2019
    80
    Moonlighter is a game that has you experience the life of a hero and a shopkeeper at the same time. You fight enemies to obtain items at a dungeon, and go on to sell these at your shop, allowing you to buy better armor. The gorgeous graphics enhance the experience and the gameplay loop is great. The game could have offered more to do and the story is a bit simple, but it’s an enjoyable ride nonetheless.
  6. Nov 20, 2018
    80
    Moonlighter is a fun, unique mashup of 2D dungeon crawler meets small business simulator.
  7. 70
    Moonlighter is a cute -- if not overly repetitive -- dungeon crawler that puts a unique and much-needed spin on roguelikes.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 16 out of 30
  2. Negative: 3 out of 30
  1. Jan 4, 2019
    10
    Bought this on Steam then when it was released on Switch I bought it again. It's just an amazing game for casual play and is perfect for theBought this on Steam then when it was released on Switch I bought it again. It's just an amazing game for casual play and is perfect for the Switch. Also great for 30 min lunch breaks. Expand
  2. Nov 26, 2020
    10
    Awesome indie game, had a lot of fun and I liked the combination of having your own store and be an adventurer! I never played the dlc, butAwesome indie game, had a lot of fun and I liked the combination of having your own store and be an adventurer! I never played the dlc, but It's on my list Expand
  3. Dec 20, 2018
    8
    I very much enjoyed Moonlighter. Overall, the dungeon crawling mechanic tugged at me to play and I loved and still love every second of it.I very much enjoyed Moonlighter. Overall, the dungeon crawling mechanic tugged at me to play and I loved and still love every second of it. The graphics are bitty and wonderful and the side job of running your own shop in addition to the dungeon exploration makes this a charming and appealing experience.

    My only complaint is there could be some minor optimizations made to the game. During my 20-25 hours playing thus far, the game has crashed no less than 3-4 times all during points where I was in a dungeon with a ton of hard-earned booty. Additionally, there have been glitches of walking through a door and the character not following and being stuck in the other screen, a dungeon becoming unplayable as it instantly progressed to the boss room every time I entered the third floor, and an unkillable monster that I was stuck in a room with (thank god for the pendant, am I right?).

    Overall though, this game is worth the buy. There is no ceasing of my enjoyment in this title and I highly recommend!
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  4. Sep 29, 2019
    8
    Moonlighter is a simple game.

    You gain items in the dungeons and sell them in your shop, with the money you make you can upgrade your tools,
    Moonlighter is a simple game.

    You gain items in the dungeons and sell them in your shop, with the money you make you can upgrade your tools, shop and other items.

    The dungeon part if fun and great, the shop is a bit more trial and error but when it clicks you can easily make it work.

    The only thing prevent the game from a 10 is the bugs that occur in the game especially in the dungeons, sometimes I had to exit before I even started.

    In general the game is fun but the bugs have to be addressed.
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  5. Jun 29, 2020
    7
    The gameplay loop is good, but the separate activities by themselves just aren't interesting enough to keep you playing for very long.The gameplay loop is good, but the separate activities by themselves just aren't interesting enough to keep you playing for very long. Especially the combat gets repetitive and boring very quickly, in my opinion. Still an enjoyable game, lovely graphics, and some cool mechanics, but the lack of variety in combat and shopkeeping lets it down more than it should. Expand
  6. Nov 10, 2020
    6
    la première moitié du jeu est très sympa dans la progression cependant un fois avoir fini le deuxième donjon je me suis retrouver finir lela première moitié du jeu est très sympa dans la progression cependant un fois avoir fini le deuxième donjon je me suis retrouver finir le troisième en une dizaine de try et le dernier en seulement deux essais pour moi ce jeu manque d'équilibrage et est inconstant dans sa difficulté et sa courbe de progression Expand
  7. Jun 14, 2021
    0
    Don't buy this game untile they fix the usability issues. Impossible to use the pendant in the dungeon. I die over and over with max inventoryDon't buy this game untile they fix the usability issues. Impossible to use the pendant in the dungeon. I die over and over with max inventory without being able to get out. Game doesn't tell you ANYTHING. Worst UI experience in a game ever. Trash it and don't look back. Expand

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