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KICKSTART THIS: DUNGEONMANS

26 Jul 2013

Dungeonmans is an adventure roguelike. There are dungeons, yes, and the classic we-move system traditional roguelikes are known for. But there’s also a persistent overworld, towns, and a clever twist: the Dungeonmans Academy, which serves as a home base you can grow and improve over time, even as heroes rise and fall.

This is a really neat approach to the most common complaint about roguelikes from new players: the punishing nature of permadeath. Dungeonmans does feature permadeath, but while your dead hero is lost forever, your progress in building up the Academy is preserved. You’ll discover artifacts throughout the world, and when you bring them back to the Academy they provide persistent bonuses that future heroes can take advantage of!

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