Posts Tagged ‘roguelike’

MiniFlake demo released, taking pre-orders

Chris Legasse, he of the 1-bit roguelike MiniFlake, was good enough to notify us all that there is now a free playable demo of the game available on Desura. Also, there appears to be a proper trailer now: The demo is Windows-only; however, per the developer, the finished game will be released “on the Android, […]

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New release: Shepherd Slaughter

Max Becker of Blindhack Software writes in to tell me about Shepherd Slaughter, a top-down action RPG with a procedurally generated open world. Here is the feature list: Do battle with 70+ monsters. Explore 10 unique dungeons scattered throughout a massive randomly generated world. Take advantage of many different items and weapons. Improve your skills, […]

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New release: Cardinal Quest

I could have sworn I’d posted about Cardinal Quest before, but I can’t seem to find it in the archives. Shame on me! But hey–better late than never, right? I’m not going to quote the developer’s description here, as it’s really inaccurate (he compares the game to arcade games like Gauntlet and Golden Axe, which […]

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New release: Andor’s Trail

Next up on our Big List of Mobile RPGs is Andor’s Trail, a roguelike with cute jRPG-style graphics created by Oskar Wiksten. Exclusive to the Android, Andor’s Trail is both free and open source–anyone can play the game, and anyone can contribute to the game’s further development. I have absolutely no idea what the game’s […]

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New release: Voyage to Farland

Patrick Casey of Peculiar Games writes in to let me know about a roguelike he created called Voyage to Farland. Casey describes Voyage as a “Mystery Dungeon” graphical roguelike inspired by Shiren the Wanderer. Technically, this was released all the way back in 2010, but hey–it’s new to me. VtF runs exclusively on Android phones […]

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New releases: Steel Knights and Golden Age: Endless Dungeon

We have a roguelike double-header today. Developers Cascade Studios and WombatRPGs have released a new, free roguelike by the name of Steel Knights. Interestingly, this one employs a sci fi theme, featuring firearms, ammo, three worlds, roughly 30 enemy types and four bosses. You wake from the peaceful slumber of cryo and stumble out onto […]

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New release: Monster’s Den Chronicles

Dan Stradwick, formerly of Biclops Games and now the guy behind Monstrum Games, has released a new procedurally generated dungeon crawler by the name of Monster’s Den Chronicles. For those unfamiliar with the series, these games are basically party-based roguelikes with a laser-like focus on combat and loot collection, as well as a solid 2×3, […]

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New release: Pitman

German developers Rat King Entertainment write in to inform me that a 3D graphical roguelike, developed in Unity, has emerged from the depths. In Pitman, you play a dwarf exploring procedurally generated dungeons of varying descriptions in search of treasure. It’s a pretty standard premise, all in all. What helps Pitman stand out a bit, […]

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Red Rogue announced, playable

I’m a little late, here: Red Rogue has been out in various playable-but-incomplete forms for months now. (This is what happens when you don’t write in, developers: games bloggers seldom act sua sponte, and I am certainly no exception.) Red Rogue is a side-scrolling graphical roguelike by Aaron Steed, pitched as a reimagining of the […]

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New release: Hack, Slash, Loot

Oddball, creator of one of the two ubiquitous roguelike graphics sets from the TIGSource Assemblee competition, has finally come out with a roguelike of his very own by the name of Hack, Slash, Loot. He describes it thusly: Hack, Slash, Loot(HSL) is a single-player turn-based dungeon crawler for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. Take control of […]

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