Tag Archives: Rogue-like

Take A Few Survival Tips From The Flame And The Flood, Where You Embark On An Epic Journey Of Survival In The Backwoods Of Post-Societal America

Pack your bags for a downriver journey of survival and self-reliance. The Flame in the Flood lands on Xbox One, PC and Mac on February 24, 2016.

The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten, post-societal America. Forage, craft, outwit predators and brave the rapids as you make your way down the procedurally generated river.
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Can You Survive The Apocalypse In The Skyhill Hotel?

Skyhill, the new noir survival rogue-like in a war ravaged apocalyptic setting, is available now on Steam. And to celebrate the release of this horrifyingly intriguing survival game, here’s a brand new trailer… Think you can survive? Continue reading Can You Survive The Apocalypse In The Skyhill Hotel?

The Official Release Date For The Post Apocalyptic Rogue-like Bedlam Is Announced

Independent developer Skyshine in partnership with indie publisher Versus Evil, today confirmed that the release date for Skyshine’s BEDLAM will be Thursday 17th September, 2015.  The game will be available for digital download on PC.

Built on the foundations of the Banner Saga engine, Skyshine’s BEDLAM is a fast paced rogue-like turn-based strategy game with a unique art style, tons of character and hours worth of replayability. Set in a post-apocalyptic world inspired by 1980 action movies such as Mad Max, Skyshine’s BEDLAM puts players in the role of the revered and mysterious Mechanic, whose mission is to safely escort a Dozer full of paying passengers and crew across the vast wastelands of BEDLAM to reach a distant utopia known as Aztec city. Except, in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, with rogue factions threatening you at every turn, it’s not going to be easy.
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Dungeon Hacks: A New Book Talking About How Rogue-likes Are Shaping The Gaming Industry

 PressStart Press is proud to announce the release of Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games in paperback as well as on Kindle, iBooks, and other popular e-reading platforms.
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Written by Stay Awhile and Listen author David L. Craddock, Dungeon Hacks whisks readers back in time to the computer labs where seminal roguelike role-playing games (RPGs) such as Rogue and Moria originated. Roguelikes are beloved among their fans, who tout grueling difficulty, a wide breadth of character types, and procedural algorithms that generate brand new levels every time players begin a new quest as defining characteristics of the genre.

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Project Daedalus: The Long Journey Home Will Take Space Exploration To A New Level

 

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Daedalic Entertainment and the newly launched Daedalic Studio West, today announced their first collaboration – a Space Exploration game for PC, Mac and Linux called Project Daedalus – The Long Journey Home

Project Daedalus hurtles players into a vast galaxy full of danger, mystery and opportunity, as they struggle to find their way home after a jump drive accident that leaves them lost in deep space. 

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Leap Of Fate, The Cyberpunk Rogue-Like Is Now On Early Access

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Prepare to step into the boots of a present-day technomancer, as developer Clever-Plays today announced that their new cyberpunk-themed game, Leap of Fate, is now available on Steam Early Access for PC.

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Leap of Fate offers a unique blend of hack-and-slash, cyberpunk and rogue-like gameplay combined with a card play mechanic. In this frantically fast action game, you play as a technomancer who shadow-walks through hordes of enemies and blasts them to pieces using powerful spells.

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The Animated Comic Trailer For The Rogue-Like Survival Game Skyhill, Has Been Revealed

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Daedalic Entertainment happily presents a new trailer for Skyhill, the rogue-like survival game of Mandragora and Daedalic Entertainment.

It is about the entrepeneur Perry Jason, who survived the Third World War in the Skyhill Hotel’s Penthouse Suite, while the rest  of  the  city fell victim to a missile strike and turned into a mutant apocalypse. Finding his food and supplies almost exhausted, Perry needs to leave the 100-storey building to survive this nightmare. He can only achieve his goal if he skillfully budgets food, medicine and other supplies, which he finds in the mutant-infested floors and rooms of the hotel.

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Bounty Train, The Rogue-like Train Sim That’ll You’ll Defend Until The End

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Bounty Train features a unique take on the train simulation genre, with the player controlling a steam train in frontier America (1860 to 1870), following trade routes between towns, fending off attackers and managing the train. Players will hire and manage personnel (including drivers, armed guards and other crew), modify their trains with various engines and wagons, and keep those trains humming by purchasing fuel. Bounty Train is a complex, tactically challenging game. The player has to keep many balls in the air—dealing with real time skirmishes with bandits, trading goods for the best prices, resource management, train optimization and keeping the line (and train) in good repair.

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