RPGFan
Best Indie RPG of 2011: To The Moon

Best Indie RPG of 2011: To The Moon (PC)
Writeup by Stephen Meyerink
In a year absolutely bursting with quality independent games, one game in particular stood out above all the rest: To the Moon. The gameplay is simple, but where this game muscles its way ahead of the competition is in its story and presentation. The dialogue is natural, witty, and touching, and it conveys a beautiful story that is head-and-shoulders above almost every other game this year, indie or not. Couple that with one of the best soundtracks of the year, full of moving piano pieces and recurring motifs, and you have yourself a clear winner for RPGFan's Indie Game of the Year.

Runner-up: Cthulhu Saves The World
Runner-up: Cthulhu Saves The World (XBLIG, PC)
Writeup by John McCarroll
Cthulhu Saves The World is an absolutely fantastic 16-bit throwback with witty dialogue and a competent battle system. It's also only $3 and comes bundled with Breath of Death VII. Were it not for the story of To The Moon, this game would have the award you see above.

Overall Awards
Traditional RPG Action RPG Graphic Adventure Strategy RPG Indie RPG Downloadable RPG Mobile Downloadable Content (DLC)
And the winner is...
Best RPG of 2011
Editors' Picks
Abraham Ashton Liu Andrew Barker Dave Yeager Derek Heemsbergen Dennis Rubinshteyn Eric Farand John McCarroll Kimberley Wallace Kyle E. Miller Liz Maas Mike Salbato Neal Chandran Robert Steinman Stephen Meyerink


Back to Feature Intro




Featured Content
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan Hands-On Preview
Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan
Hands-On Preview
Final Symphony Review
Final Symphony
Music Review
J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars Review
J.U.L.I.A. Among the Stars
Review
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2 Review
The Book of Unwritten Tales 2
Review
Life is Strange: Episode 1 Review
Life is Strange: Episode 1
Review
Hand of Fate Review
Hand of Fate
Review
Random Encounter 91
Random Encounter Episode 91
Podcast
RSS Feeds & More
Complete Feed
Reviews Feed
Media Feed
Random Encounter
Random on iTunes
Rhythm Encounter
Rhythm on iTunes