Joon Shining

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Lamplight Forest
Developer: Orchid of Redemption
Release Date: Q1 2023

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'Joon Shining' Plans To Leave Early Access And Go Full Release In Q1 2023

by Rainier on Dec. 8, 2022 @ 9:27 a.m. PST

Joon Shining is a challenging golf-like game with a fantasy twist, combining traditional golf & mini-golf with elements of puzzle platforming.

Harness ancient powers. Joon Shining is an enchanted golf-like platformer with a fantasy twist. Use magic to bend physics, influence the environment, and make impossible shots, as you puzzle your way through a strange & mythic multiverse.

You play as Joon - a young wizard travelling across the multiverse. As you advance through 8 unique worlds, learn to master your arcane powers to solve weird & mind-bending challenges. Harness your abilities to manipulate physics. Solve puzzles. Discover collectibles. And learn the secret of the Mage Drops…

Joon Shining is a challenging physics-based platformer, with a myriad of magical mechanics! Gameplay requires carefully honed skills and picking the right arcane approach is key.

Discover 8 unique worlds, including: a forest, an underwater oasis, machine world, a procedurally generated trickster world, and a mysterious cosmic void! Each environment has its own magical possibilities, secrets, and traps. Some can be used to your advantage, and some provide tricky hazards.

Shots can cling to jelly walls, bounce off bubbles, be propelled by explosions, and float on clouds. Giant flowers can suck shots in and spit them out. Living bushes can block the shots. Some puzzles even hide secret collectibles & lore tied to the game’s true ending. Explore and experiment to uncover the unique possibilities of each biome!

Starry skies. Bright beautiful worlds. Lush forests. Underwater lagoons. Floating clouds. And relaxing music. Perfect for when you need a cozy chill-out game, with hidden depths and challenge.

Since launching on Steam in Early Access back on March 20, 2021, Joon Shining has received praise for its tight yet challenging platforming and physics-bending magic.

Upon its full release, Orchid of Redemption intend on adding:

  • An original soundtrack composed by Angus Barnacle
  • A huge environment art update across the whole game
  • An enchanting and epic story about Joon battling her self-doubt to save a race of dodos from the Spectre of Extinction

Key Features:

  • Influence shots mid-flight with magical abilities
  • Burn away obstacles with fire
  • Use magic rings to gain the power of flight
  • Enchant airstreams and detonate ancient explosives to propel you across the level
  • Enchant environments to your advantage:
  • Grow plants into new platforms
  • Lure dangerous creatures away to clear a path forward
  • & More!

Joon Shining is coming to PC (Steam) in Q1 2023.

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