Indie Dungeon RPG Games are Good for You - Especially These New Ones - April 2022 - Odd Nugget

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Whether your taste in dungeon rpg games is mainstream or extremely niche, the following picks are probably going to be permanent fixtures in your weekly rotation...


Otherworld Legends 战魂铭人


Otherworld Legends 战魂铭人 video game Developed by ChillyRoom and published by ChillyRoom

Developed by ChillyRoom and published by ChillyRoom

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Besides the default hero Quan Huying, the base game includes 3 more heroes which are Gerard Quentin, Akaisha and Oli. Other heroes and skins can be obtained via DLC, or unlocked by in-game resources and completing achievements.

"Fierce fighters from across time and space have been summoned to the Mirage created by Asura, where they are tested in a gauntlet of trials, while attempting to unravel the secrets that underlie this ever-shifting domain..."This game is a high-octane roguelike beat-'em-up where you'll get to Explore exotic alternate worlds:From the grim medieval château to the frigid plains of Scandinavia, from exotic Persian deserts to the Forbidden Palace, the game's plethora of environments transports you to take on foes in historic arenas. Master powerful heroes with unique playstyles:A girl fulfilling her destiny to become a kungfu grandmaster, a ronin swordsman shrouded in mystery, an entrancing elf from Elfland... As additional merry misfits - each as delightfully bizarre as they are capable - are persuaded to join your motley crew within the Mirage, they become playable, with each bringing a unique skillset and playstyle to suit your adventures. Skill and item combos:Mix and match heroes' arsenal of skills with ability-enhancing item pickups found in levels to create all sorts of overpowered builds that can dish out devastating damage. Team up with your friends:Each run through Asura's Mirage offers a one-of-a-kind experience.

Otherworld Legends 战魂铭人

Otherworld Legends 战魂铭人 video game Developed by ChillyRoom and published by ChillyRoom video screen

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The Road of Light


The Road of Light video game by newyear Studios

Made by newyear Studios

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The Road of Light is a linear puzzle dungeon that is mostly system agnostic but is compatible created for the rules light ttrpg MÖRK BORG.

This adventure can be played as a 1 shot or as a way to steer players to Allians. Average Playtime is 4-7 hours. The Road of Light itself is an experiment that has some drastically divergent gameplay when compared to many other Mörk Borg scenarios. The Road of Light focuses not on combat but instead on puzzle solving. Often this scenario has no combat at all. The Road of Light instead presents itself as a tool to bond a small party together, via new lore, class changing, and puzzles that force players to work together. It also feeds into a larger epic spanning multipleMörk Borg compatible ttrpg books that are currently in the works by newyear Studios.

The path before you hums with energy as the ground under your feet slowly begins to glow with white light. The withered grass and charcoal black dirt disintegrate and float away into a pitch-black moonless sky. An illuminated road burst out in front of you clearing a path into the distance. The world shifts as the hills and valleys flatten, conforming to the will of this Road of Light. PCs have been chosen by an unknown god of light to be tested and led to its god throne. Gates create barriers preventing progression until some lesson has been learned or some twisted will is appeased."

Within this document you will find the following:- 43 pages filled with strange heavy metal inspired adventuring- 14 original illustrations- 2 new character classes- 11 unique and challenging riddleclue based puzzles for your players- Rich lore that expands the Mörk Borg universe into the celestial realm--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------If the names of the Puzzles in this book seem strange or even familiar that's for a reason. Each one is the name of a track from the album Open the Gates by Manilla Road. Check out the album here and give it a listen as you play.This project was developed for submission to the MÖRK BORG Album Crawl: Jam Session 2: ALBUM CRAWL ROCKS THE 80sGameJam Checklist:- Themed after an album from the '80s No problem, Open the Gates by Manilla Road- Inspired by the entire album That is one tall order but it has been done- NO LAYOUT RESTRICTIONS Yes please! I used A5... who am i kidding? lolA physical copy of this supplement will be available later this year via an all new newyearstudios.com website.The Road of Light - A Linear Puzzle Dungeon is an independent production by Alex K. Barton of newyear Studios and is not affiliated with Ockult Örtmästare Games or Stockholm Kartell. It is published under the MÖRK BORG Third Party License.MÖRK BORG is copyright Ockult Örtmästare Games and Stockholm Kartell.Copyright 2021 newyear Studios

The Road of Light

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I Hate You, Please Suffer - Basic


I Hate You, Please Suffer - Basic video game Developed by scitydreamer and published by scitydreamer

Developed by scitydreamer and published by scitydreamer

I HATE YOU, PLEASE SUFFER is a turn-based RPG of a woman doing a bunch of side quests to make rent while making new friends and fighting assorted weirdos.

This game features:

QUESTS!

While there's different ways of making money, the biggest draw is doing the quests offered by the local adventuring guild. Maybe Ramona can make some friends in the process?

FIGHTING!

I HATE YOU PLEASE SUFFER is a standard turn-based RPG experience with some experimental things. Each party member distinguishes themself with a gimmick to keep things fresh, like Ramona risking some of her hard earned money to do moves, or Devon having to build up focus to use his magic attacks. There's enemy scaling, especially for bosses, so you can't just brute force your way through things!

MONEY MAKING!

Adventuring is just as respectable a job as any. Sell items you get from fighting people. Do the main quests. Hunt down the bounties of weird monsters and serial killers for the bounty office. Go fishing. Get a loan. Or maybe try to take the easy way out with some basic gambling minigames.

INCONVENIENCES!

The world is a mean place. Maybe you'll get inconvenienced by a random phone call while minding your business. Or some person you made angry will come up to start something. Such inconveniences are lovingly captured in this rude RPG.

This is the BASIC version of the game, which contains about 35ths of what I originally pictured for the game. The COMPLETE version of the game, which will come out... one day... will be the fully realized experience that will be a commercial release. You may wonder, "hey, why don't you just make this Early Access or something?" Well, see, I'm bad at consistently focusing on things and I don't want to feel the pressure of delivering regular updates. So, everyone will just get the rest of the game all at once.The game contains about 3 - 5 hours of content and currently includes three party members. It also contains a bunch of rude stuff that'd probably make you mad.The music used in the game is all public domain stuff created by LOYALTY FREAK MUSIC. Go check out their work if you dig their vibes.

I Hate You, Please Suffer - Basic

I Hate You, Please Suffer - Basic video game Developed by scitydreamer and published by scitydreamer video screen

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Dungeoneer


Dungeoneer video game Developed by Alex Luna and published by Alex Luna

Developed by Alex Luna and published by Alex Luna

Dungeoneer is a top-down action RPG with auto-attack style combat where you progress by exploring and completing dungeons.

Choose from up to 6 classes and 6 skills to create your custom hero.

Complete optional quests for additional rewards and lore, encouraging exploration. Loot is randomly generated along with semi-random boss loot. Beware, traps and hazards which could crush or impale you lie around every corner!

Play solo or with up to 4 players. Utilize your skills to interact with the environment in unique ways, craft items, and synergize with your party. Test your build and strength against other players by joining the arena for PvP.

Dungeoneer

Dungeoneer video game Developed by Alex Luna and published by Alex Luna video screen

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Heroes of Loot


Heroes of Loot video game by Orangepixel

Made by Orangepixel

About the game

Heroes of Loot combines the action of twin-stick shooters with the dungeon crawling of rogue-likes. You'll find yourself in the middle of hordes of ghosts, skulls, cyclops, critters and much more.. survive using quick reflexes, level up to improve your weapon, and if you have time complete some quests for extra loot and upgrades.

Heroes of Loot get's a lot of the inspiration from the original 80's classic Gauntlet games, combined with Robotron and Smash-TV style gameplay.

There are various secrets to uncover, hidden rooms full of special items to find, and perma-items to find and collect for extra power.

So, how deep into the dungeon can you go?

Play it alone, or with a co-op buddy.. just be sure to share the loot, healing potions, weapons, and shields

or not, and sacrifice your buddy for your own gain !

Heroes of Loot is a dungeon-game like no other: every time you play the dungeon will be different, every time you become better, the dungeon will also grow and become more dangerous..

this game will learn from you !

Features:

Unlimited amount of randomly generated dungeons

Random quests to reward you with extra loot, items, experience, and more

Four classes to choose from: Elf, Warrior, Wizard and Valkyrie

Special fifth class to unlock for the real gamers

Secret area's

Special mysterious dungeon items and obstacles

A large collection of loot and items to acquire and aid you in your quest

Always changing gameplay

This rogue-like walks a fine line between dungeon-crawler and shoot-em up.

Join the community

Discord:https:discord.ggorangepixel

Twitter:https:twitter.comorangepixel

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Youtube:https:youtube.comorangepixelmobile

Heroes of Loot

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Magic Tower (Destroy the Wormhole)


Magic Tower (Destroy the Wormhole) video game Developed by XU YANTAO and published by XU YANTAO

Developed by XU YANTAO and published by XU YANTAO

Magic Tower (Destroy the Wormhole)" is a tower-climbing fixed-value strategy RPG game.

The alien devils light-years away invaded the human planet through the wormhole. The human alliance sent the chosen warrior to climb to the top of the magic tower to destroy the invasion channel of the devils, and the warrior is the role played by the player.

Game Features

The number of levels is moderate. For experienced players, the overall clearance time is about 4 hours

Only need to acquire a specific item once to display all secret passages

Over 40 unique monsters

7 unique scripture, you can also obtain powerful skills after successful cultivation

Some weapons provide specific skills

Use Gold Attack to instantly kill most types of monsters, and it is a solution when encountering difficulties

Magic Tower (Destroy the Wormhole)

Magic Tower (Destroy the Wormhole) video game Developed by XU YANTAO and published by XU YANTAO video screen

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The Legend of Gandar


The Legend of Gandar video game Developed by Jeddead and published by Jeddead

Developed by Jeddead and published by Jeddead

The Legend of Gandar is an action-adventure video game.

The graphics are 2D and you play from a bird's eye view.

The player slips into the legend of Gandar, in the role of the farm boy.

He woke up one day and received a strange letter, and so begins the story of a boy-turned-hero.

Explore the world of Gandar and help people, complete tasks to get higher progress and he fights against vicious monsters that are attacking this land.

But be careful, your adventure won't be a bed of roses.

In addition, it has a lot of side quests ready.

Key Features

Adventure Mode

Combat system in 2D

RPG Fantasy

The Legend of Gandar

The Legend of Gandar video game Developed by Jeddead and published by Jeddead video screen

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SanctuaryRPG Classic


SanctuaryRPG Classic video game by Black Shell Games

Made by Black Shell Games

Robotics pets? Craft beer? Ownership of outlets capable of legally selling such alcoholic beverages? ASCII graphics strange from our childhood? Well, sure. I can't say no to that."

Rock, Paper, Shotgun

SanctuaryRPG Classic is a critically acclaimed strategic turn-based monster slaying and dungeon crawling adventure set entirely in the retro ASCII-art world of Sanctuary.Drawing inspiration from both modern roguelikes and traditional Japanese RPGs, we have poured over 10,000 hours of meticulous work into this game. Every aspect is designed to offer a compelling and replayable gameplay experience.Black Edition builds upon the classic roguelite formula with all new procedurally generated artwork, as well as a plethora of areas to explore, races to experiment with, skills to master, and loot to collect! Whether you're a valiant hero or a dastardly villain, the fate of Sanctuary is in your hands. Features Enjoy a blast from the past with retro ASCII graphicsTravel through vast dungeons with classic roguelike actionExperience hundreds of hours of immersive gameplayPut your strategies to work with a sleek combat systemOver 160 class and race combinations to experiment withWreck your enemies with over 1400 weapons and armorsRock out to an original 8-bit chiptune soundtrack

SanctuaryRPG Classic

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