To the Moon

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To the Moon
To the Moon cover
Developers
Freebird Games
macOS (OS X) Edward Rudd
Linux Edward Rudd
Linux Jonas Kulla
Engines
Windows RPG Maker XP
OS X, Linux mkxp
Release dates
Windows November 1, 2011
macOS (OS X) January 7, 2014
Linux January 7, 2014
To the Moon on MobyGames
To the Moon on Wikipedia
To the Moon
To the Moon 2011
A Bird Story 2014
Finding Paradise 2017

Key points

The game settings can be accessed by pressing F1 as usual with other RPG Maker games.
On Windows, only runs in 640x480.

General information

Freebird Games Official Support Forum
GOG.com Community Discussions
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
GOG.com
DRM-free
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Green Man Gaming
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Humble Store
DRM-free
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Steam
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Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Downloadable content (DLC) and expansions

Name Notes
Sigmund Minisode 1 [Free 2013 Holiday Special] Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Sigmund Minisode 2 [Free 2014/15 Holiday Special] Free.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
To the Moon Soundtrack
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
[Platypus Comic Strips+] To the Moon, too!
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux
Paper Memories - Comics from Finding Paradise & To the Moon Also available as a DLC for Finding Paradise.
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\to the moon - freebird games\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/freebirdgames/tothemoon/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/freebirdgames/tothemoon/
This game follows the XDG Base Directory Specification on Linux.

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows %APPDATA%\to the moon - freebird games\
macOS (OS X) ~/Library/Application Support/freebirdgames/tothemoon/
Linux $XDG_DATA_HOME/freebirdgames/tothemoon/
Windows save game do not work on OS X and Linux.

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game general settings (F1).
In-game general settings (F1).
Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
640x480 only. 4:3, letterboxed in fullscreen
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
Toggle with Alt+ Enter.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Enable Reduce screen flickering in the game options (F1).
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

In-game gamepad settings (F1).
In-game gamepad settings (F1).
In-game keyboard settings (F1).
In-game keyboard settings (F1).
Press F12 to pause.
Press F1 to access the remapping settings.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
BGM and SE can be separately muted.
Surround sound
Subtitles
All speech is text-based.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
Brazilian Portuguese
French
German
Italian
Korean
Polish
Russian
Spanish
Turkish
Slovak
Simplified Chinese
Ukrainian

Issues fixed[edit]

RGSS player stopped working (Windows)[edit]

Fix Data Execution Prevention setting[citation needed]

Ensure Data Execution Prevention (DEP) is set to the default (Windows programs and services only).

Part of the view is invisible (appears outside the screen)[edit]

Enable compatibility settings[citation needed]
  1. Right click the To the Moon.exe file (located in the installation folder) and select "Properties".
  2. Under the Compatibility tab check the option "Disable display scaling on high DPI settings" and then click OK.
  3. Run the game.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows
macOS (OS X)
Linux

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 98, XP, Vista, 7, 8
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 800 MHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 9.0 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 10.6.8
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible
Linux
Minimum
Operating system (OS) Major Linux Distribution from 2010
Processor (CPU)
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) OpenGL 2.0 compatible

References