A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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The engines are dead. You are drifting in space.

Parsec after parsec of nothingness.

But you got places to be,

and vast amount of energy to expend.

You start creating stars.


Create stars to control the orbit of your ship. Reach all checkpoints to finish the level.

Made in two weeks for Idle Thumbs Wizard Jam 6.


Left click and drag to create a star and change its size. Release to enable.

Right click to cancel star creation or disable existing stars.

ESC to restart level.

Double press ESC to return to title screen from level.

F1 to reset persistent progress.

F2 to empty constellation gallery

Menu navigation

Left click, drag and release to move in the menus.

Music credits

Jordan Hartley (https://jordanhartley.bandcamp.com/)


Try to avoid creating stars directly in front of or behind the ship. Instead, place the stars next to the ship, some distance away from it. 

Use right click to disable existing stars.


v1.1: Easier level progression on initial stages. Graphics setting tweaks.

v1.2: Added constellation gallery. Changed the order of modifiers to make progression easier

About Linux and OS X versions

These versions of the game are untested. Please let me know if they don't work. Thank you for your understanding.

Published Dec 31, 2017
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Release date Dec 30, 2017
GenreAction, Simulation
Tags2D, Atmospheric, Casual, Minimalist, Relaxing, Singleplayer, Space, Space Sim, Zero Gravity
Average sessionA few minutes
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, High-contrast


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Some_Kind_of_Star_Drifter_win32_v1_2.zip 23 MB
Some_Kind_of_Star_Drifter_linux_v1_2.zip 43 MB
Some_Kind_of_Star_Drifter_osx_v1_2.zip 27 MB

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