2021: Moon Escape will be soon available on physical cartridge!

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2021: Moon Escape is an experience based on exploration, combat and character progression where the game world is a constant threat to your survival and the success of your desperate but noble mission.

A classic adverture that will keep you in suspense, will make you smile at times and will thrill you in every moment.

Set in a galaxy devastated by an unprecedented war, you will play the role of Tars Nunien, a paladin of the Marked  Brotherhood, whose only mission is to return the enemy war plans to the capital planet Astra Nova in the hope of organizing the last desperate defense against the terrible Kisur Barbarians.

Follow Tars and his trusted AI Thuvia in their journey across the mystic and treacherous moon, while discovering his deep mysteries and looking for a way to escape!

Have fun with this DEMO version!

 Explore freeky the mysterious moon surface freely for ~20 minutes of main experience and up to ~1h of content, at the end of the DEMO it will be up to you to stay or continue exploring.

Updated 9 hours ago
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorMike Yamato
Made withGB Studio
Tags8-Bit, Emulator, Exploration, game-boy, Game Boy, gbc, gb-studio, Pixel Art, Retro, Sci-fi
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsKeyboard, Mouse, Xbox controller, Gamepad (any), Joystick, Touchscreen, Smartphone


2021ME_DEMO.gb 2 MB

Install instructions

You can alternatively download the rom file and play it on original hardware or in a Game Boy emulator.

Since standard GB palette is B/W I suggest to go crazy and try A+DOWN palette combination when the console logo appears.

If you play on an emulator I suggest to use fancy palettes as:



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Tomorrow is the day! One copy coming right up to Brazil!

WoW looks really cool! Do you have Twitter account to follow your work?

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Hey Rubentetro, nope TT I have only itch but please add me on Discord if you like!

Also interested in buying the full game / ROM, but it’s not here :(

Hey NielsNL, there is some delay from the distribution part, I'll do a post here as soon as 2021:ME will be available, thanks for your patience! (99.9% Q1 of 2023)

Hellooooo, When the complete digital version will be avaible ?

Hopefully before 2023 (finger crossed) the game is done 99.9999% I'm waiting for confirmation of the physical release date from the publisher to sync both  releases... Thanks you for your interest!

I really enjoyed this taster. I wish you all the best for your release!

Thank you for your feedback and for your time!

This looks amazing. I see the cart sold out. Will there be a ROM release?

Hi Eric, thanks for the interest! At the end of November we will go with the official release for both physical and digital version!

Beautiful pixel art.

Wow, this is some top notch stuff! Love it! Very well made.

Small thing I noticed. When I zap an enemy automaton, then press start to check my stats, then press start to return to the game, the zapped enemy is back there again. Is this as intended?

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Hi Hohenstaufer, thank you so much for the appreciation it means a lot to me :)

Yes the respawn is totally intended, there are gameplay and narrative reasons for that! In 2021: Moon Escape I tried to create a gameplay that push the player to do ammo and life management as much as possible, sometimes kill an enemy could not be your best option... but they could spawn life recharge if they die! So you have endless life sources but limited bullet. Additionally in every moment you can teleport back to your ship from the map menu section and fully recharge ;) 

This mechanic anyway could be used to your advantage sometimes... because you can have control on the position of the enemy - I will say no more ;)

Amazing work :D 

Looks amazing! Do you have a link to buy the rom only version? Can't wait to play the full version on original hardware

Hi Ganonderp, thanks for your interest :)

The link to buy the rom version will be there in a couple of months, in the meantime you can reach me on Discord if you wish to test the full game! (its in final polishing state)

I loved this demo D1 for me

I love the art style and the 4 color thing!

Very nice work on this! Awesome!


Man this is HUUUUGE!! One of the biggest GB games released in the last decade, i cant wait to play it on cartridge.