A downloadable game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

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Late 2025. William S. Anderson is the pilot of a spaceship sent off to exploration in order to investigate about a mysterious event named "Deep Flare". The hostile environment is not going to be his only concern. He will have to face the unknown, his fears and worries, unravel schemes and secrets hidden by time, become pioneer of a new age. In a time when mankind has lost itself, you must find it again by getting through darkness.


Deep Flare: Explorer is a 2D pixel art space exploration game set in our solar system. Being focused on the plot and the atmosphere, it fits the expectations of those looking for a single player old time experience. The game offers crafting elements through which the player will be able to upgrade his spaceship, and 2D shoot'em up elements, but the gameplay is not as focused on shooting as it is on avoiding the dangers that our solar system has hidden away from us.

Europa Demo

One year into the development of Deep Flare: Explorer, we finally managed to complete a full playable demo set on Europa, one of the Jupiter's main satellites. Unveil the mysteries of the icy moon while trying to get your ship ready for departure after an unlucky incident.

More information

Published276 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, Mac OS X, Linux
TagsExploration, Pixel Art, Retro, Sci-fi, Space, Story Rich
Average durationA few hours
InputsKeyboard, XBox 360 controllers
Player countSingleplayer


Deep Flare Explorer (Alpha - Win x64).zip (203 MB)
Deep Flare Explorer (Alpha - Win x86).zip (201 MB)
Deep Flare Explorer (Alpha - OSX).zip (213 MB)
Deep Flare Explorer (Alpha - Linux).zip (214 MB)


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go below the surface and everything goes black! even the tutorial unplayable, without the ability to configure buttons, who knows what does what on my joystick, keyboard doesn't respond....

The itch app doesn't support .rar. You could switch to .zip for all platforms.


Oh, We didn't know that! We're adding them right away.