A hack and slash action adventure, set in a fantasy pixel art environment. Play solo or co-op in this adventure from bottom to top of Castle Hammerwatch. Kill hordes of enemies with varied looks and features through four unique environments with traps, hidden secrets and puzzles.
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Väldigt positivt (52 recensioner) - 88% av de 52 användarrecensionerna från de senaste 30 dagarna är positiva.
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Väldigt positivt (4,625 recensioner) - 90% av 4,625 användarrecensioner för det här spelet är positiva.
Utgivningsdatum: 12 aug, 2013

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Patch Notes for 1.32 (April 2016)

This is just a minor release with some bug fixes.

  • Starting game should no longer take a very long time when you're subscribed to many workshop items
  • Fixed multiple musics playing at the same time in custom games
  • Several crash fixes

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A hack and slash action adventure, set in a fantasy pixel art environment. Play solo or co-op in this adventure from bottom to top of Castle Hammerwatch. Kill hordes of enemies with varied looks and features through four unique environments with traps, hidden secrets and puzzles.

Key Features

  • 6 different classes, with unique features and skills
  • Character development through unlocks and upgrades
  • Hard, medium and easy of course
  • Customize difficulty with several different modifiers
  • Controller support, supports various different gamepads
  • Multiplayer COOP, for up to four players, online, LAN and local
  • PC, MAC and Linux support
  • Mod and editing support, make your own levels and change other things to your liking

Systemkrav

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 1.4 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
    Rekommenderade:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: Any dual core
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 2.0 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
    Minimum:
    • OS: 10.8
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 1.4 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
    Rekommenderade:
    • OS: 10.8
    • Processor: Any dual core
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 2.0 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
    Minimum:
    • Processor: 1.8 GHz
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 1.4 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
    Rekommenderade:
    • Processor: Any dual core
    • Minne: 1 GB RAM
    • Grafik: OpenGL 2.0 Compatible
    • Lagring: 300 MB ledigt utrymme
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Mr. Göteborg
( 7.2 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 24 maj
Fun 2D Explorer with lots of bosses and different dungeons. You can be very creative with this game!! I recomment it for sure!
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Boomhauer
( 83.4 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 23 maj
If you like easter eggs and coop dungeon crawling

This is the game for you
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Der_Teufelshund
( 11.1 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 21 maj
Just a good romp with friends. It feels like an old game, but with the smoothness of a modern game. Worth.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
kozlek
( 1.5 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 21 maj
Game control is awful. I don't want to play with keyboard. Steam contoller support if broken. I didn't succeeded to host multiplayer game - it's impossible to access all the options. Or may be possible by some contrintuitive way. So, very bad. Deleted. Don't recommend to buy this game. Don't support bad products.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Zelacks
( 19.4 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 18 maj
its great, play it please
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Chris Shiherlis
( 2.9 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 17 maj
great game,
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Sougo
( 7.3 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 17 maj
Respect thy 2x4
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Cubicles
( 16.9 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 13 maj
Fun game 10/10 , would die 100 times across the entire campaign again.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Urko
( 7.1 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 10 maj
Awesome pixel type dungeon crawler game.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
firstamazon
( 10.2 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 10 maj
Play with your friends and each can be a character. It's so fun and addicting that it was the only thing I played for months. It's a classic arcade RPG game, and you should really try it before going to Gauntlet, its "modern" version.

Tips: when with friends, do not go alone. If you are alone, take a quick look before rushing into some area. And DO NOT forget the planks! If you do... well, you'll just have to play it all over again to see the end of the game (seriously).
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Admiral CrazyMarcel
( 1.7 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 10 maj
Fick produkten utan kostnad
Very nice Indiegame ;)
Buy it and fight against bugs and worms :3
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Aidan
( 19.0 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 8 maj
I had more fun playing this game than i was expecting, extremely challenging at times but in the best ways possible.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Hawns
( 20.2 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 7 maj
Hammerwatch is a good game, the main story has 12 floors and 4 bosses, I believe, and the second story is more open world. With that said, there is still a lot of content to do, as there is the main story on all modes, as well as no mods, and then the new one with no mods. This can get repetitive, but there is lots of new aspects that improve the experience.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
hitt.william
( 16.3 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 6 maj
Hammerwatch (at least the core game) is quite a fun time. I enjoy the twitchy nature of the gameplay, the reflexes, and the strategy that goes into tackling some of the more difficult rooms. In addition, I love the palpable feeling of becoming more powerful as you accumulate upgrades from vendors. I have a couple of gripes about the game, however. One is with the bosses in the game. The planning that goes into tackling some of the difficult rooms seems to go out the window during boss encounters. These often become more "bullet-hell" types of affairs. My co-op partner and I are currently stuck on the first boss in the Sun Temple expansion, which is an absolute incomprehensible nightmare. Secondly, I find that the gameplay does get a little stale. Many of the rooms in the game are very similar, and since I used only two skills with my Priest, there sometimes wasn't enough variety in attacks or in enemies to keep me truly engaged.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Sadie
( 0.1 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 6 maj
Hammerwatch looks like it's all about that co-op pixelly stuff. I voted for this to be Greenlit cos I thought it looked tech as and i'll probs play it one day :)
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Larkhainan
( 6.9 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 5 maj
Good quality dungeon crawler that actually ends up having much the same tension as playing a retro FPS game. Think Doom, but played from above! Slashing and shooting scores of enemies while strafing around their vast legions.
+Solid visuals
+Excellent music
+Easy to pick up and play
+Love that oldschool feeling of hunting for secrets
+Good choice for MP with friends
-A bit too grindy
-More shallow than it needed to be
-Some elements feel poorly balanced in terms of risk vs reward
-VERY minor niggle but I wish gold had a bit of a 'magnet range' if you know what I mean. Picking up scattered coins can kinda slow the game's pace unnecessarily.

I like Hammerwatch, but I don't love Hammerwatch
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Jonman[GWJ]
( 23.4 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 4 maj
I can't quite put my finger on what it is about Hammerwatch that I love so much. The endless dungeon crawling should get tedious, but it doesn't. The lack of variety in enemies should get boring. The oh-so slow grind of upgrading powers should be faster. The huge difficulty spikes of boss battles should be frustrating.

But somehow, Hammerwatch manages to be more than the sum of it's parts, and provides an answer to all of the potential failings I've mentioned. The lack of variety in enemies is offset by the fact that there's an enormous number of them, which come at you in various combinations, and the interaction with the level design keeps each encounter fresh. While the character upgrades are very slowly drip-fed, that means that you have ample time as the player to master nuances of each before having more powers laden on. The boss difficulty spikes are offset by the fact that the game provides you plenty of extra lives, notably handing you a stack of five at the end of each boss fight, presumably to make up for the slew of them you lost during said fight.

It's that balance that only starts to shine through a few hours into the game. Hammerwatch rewards and demands careful, smart play. Wade into a battle without an exit strategy in mind and you'll quickly be swamped by 50 enemies. Get surrounded, and you're toast. But go in knowing that you've cleared the hallway behind you so you can retreat that way, kiting the enemies into a more manageable grouping, and that you can trigger a combo with one power and use a combination heal/AoE with the other. and you'll stroll through the encounter.

The only possible downside is that once you've got your build mastered and your careful approach strategy down, the challenge can slacken off (with the exception of the punishing boss battles). Though to be fair, there are harder difficulty levels that I've not yet explored that may solve that issue.

I'll also note that I haven't even tried the co-op, which I expect will change up the feel of the game dramatically.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
ez lyfe
( 28.2 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 29 april
Fun game with lots of secrets in each level. Extremely fun in co-op mode.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
• Cynderwulf •
( 22.6 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 27 april
Hammerwatch is a fantastic game that takes Gauntlet style gameplay and makes it better. The dungeon crawling crowd, casual gamers, and even first time crawlers will find enjoyment in this excellent game.
It is not a title to be missed.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
Nemesis
( 28.0 timmar totalt )
Upplagd: 27 april
Very cute, super fun for the whole family.
Helpful? Ja Nej Rolig
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6 av 6 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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23.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 4 maj
I can't quite put my finger on what it is about Hammerwatch that I love so much. The endless dungeon crawling should get tedious, but it doesn't. The lack of variety in enemies should get boring. The oh-so slow grind of upgrading powers should be faster. The huge difficulty spikes of boss battles should be frustrating.

But somehow, Hammerwatch manages to be more than the sum of it's parts, and provides an answer to all of the potential failings I've mentioned. The lack of variety in enemies is offset by the fact that there's an enormous number of them, which come at you in various combinations, and the interaction with the level design keeps each encounter fresh. While the character upgrades are very slowly drip-fed, that means that you have ample time as the player to master nuances of each before having more powers laden on. The boss difficulty spikes are offset by the fact that the game provides you plenty of extra lives, notably handing you a stack of five at the end of each boss fight, presumably to make up for the slew of them you lost during said fight.

It's that balance that only starts to shine through a few hours into the game. Hammerwatch rewards and demands careful, smart play. Wade into a battle without an exit strategy in mind and you'll quickly be swamped by 50 enemies. Get surrounded, and you're toast. But go in knowing that you've cleared the hallway behind you so you can retreat that way, kiting the enemies into a more manageable grouping, and that you can trigger a combo with one power and use a combination heal/AoE with the other. and you'll stroll through the encounter.

The only possible downside is that once you've got your build mastered and your careful approach strategy down, the challenge can slacken off (with the exception of the punishing boss battles). Though to be fair, there are harder difficulty levels that I've not yet explored that may solve that issue.

I'll also note that I haven't even tried the co-op, which I expect will change up the feel of the game dramatically.
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3 av 4 personer (75%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
2 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
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16.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 13 maj
Fun game 10/10 , would die 100 times across the entire campaign again.
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32 av 34 personer (94%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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96.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 9 mars
Excellent game! Has that old school rpg look while incorporating smooth and responsive modern day controls. I'm sure this is a good game to play solo. Though I'd highly recommend playing it with a friend. As any shared experience is always the more fun one. And with this game dropped down to £1.74 on winter/summer sales. There really is no reason not to treat a friend to this game (Though you're really treating yourself to a more enjoyable experience).

Hammerwatch currently has six classes with ranged and/or close quarters attacks. With each having a magic spell or ability and other ones unlocking later in the game. Multiple upgrades including health, mana, armour, damage, and many more. Seven dungeons which include multiple layers and have seven challenging bosses to go with each. This game has all of the tell-tale qualities of classic dungeon crawler with a few secrets & Easter eggs thrown in there to.
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6 av 7 personer (86%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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28.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 8 april
Hammerwatch
2D Dungeon Crawl Action RPG
Developed and Published by: Crackshell
Released: Aug 2013


General Impressions:
Hammerwatch is a well crafted and entertaining traditional top down 2D action game in the style of Gauntlet. Alone or online with up to three friends, choose one of 6 different classes and work your way through Castle Hammerwatch, filled with traps, secrets, and of course thousands of monsters to destroy, while spending your hard earned gold on upgrades for your characters.

Hammerwatch is at its normal or hard difficulties a punishing, yet rarely unfair game that gives a real sense of mastery as you get better, but it also has an easy difficulty as well as custom mutators you can set to tailor your game experience exactly how you like it.

The game is presented in simple top down 2D sprite graphics that have a retro feel to it, which may be offputting to some but I personally adore the art style. The controls are simple, the action is fast and the Castle itself is very well designed with tons of secrets and puzzles to solve between all the killing.

I'm having a great time playing this game, at time of writing having finished the main game in a private co-op group and just getting started on the (free) expansion. While the game is fun if you're going it alone, it definitely shines the brightest in multiplayer, especially if you want to play a melee character as certain situations are very, very tricky to pass without proper ranged damage.

While I haven't looked at it myself yet, there is also a level editor included and the Steam Workshop has a whole bunch of community created adventures you can play, potentially adding a heckton of hours to the longevity of the game.

If you see the game at a discount somewhere I can safely recommend a purchase if you like some throw back, uncomplicated dungeon crawling action. Especially so if you have a few friends you can pass around 4 pack copies to and drag along for the fun!
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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12.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 25 februari
Excellent old school RPG best played with friends. Does get repetitive after a few runs. The dungeons would be better if they were shorter.. Plan 1-2 hours per play session to get past a single dungeon. Great game for $5, wait for it to go on sale.
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
1 person tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
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2.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 27 mars
good ol' fashion doodoo fun
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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17.1 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 13 mars
A little bomb ! Been playing it since it came out and before and the devs really did a great job on this !
This game is everything you want about gauntlet !

Choosing between this or the gauntlet of arrowhead is quite difficult but in the end I would still chose this one as
-The graphics are lovely pixel arts
-The characters do have a progression system unlike gauntlet
-Levels, boss and monsters have more varietly
-Classes are fun and well thought
-Finally, the modding support adds a lot to the game :)

Only thing the gauntlet of arrowhead has is
-Daily challenge stuff and so on which didn't really hook me.
-More action oriented
-Price :/

Definitely pick it, , it's cheap and way fun with friends! You'll never regret this investment !!!
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1 av 1 personer (100%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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10.2 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 3 april
Unique, challenging, and a blast to play. Great game.
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
Rekommenderas
43.2 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 28 februari
Hammerwatch is a successful tribute to an old arcade classic : Gauntlet (1985, Atari). The game is very similar with a top-down view (in a nice pixel art), waves of enemies to defeat, and the usual keys, doors and treasures. There is also a lot of rewarding secrets and puzzles. A blast from the past !
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2 av 4 personer (50%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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12.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 7 mars
This game is cool!!! Yea!!!
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11 av 12 personer (92%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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15.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 29 januari
A straight-up homage to Gauntlet that scratches that co-op, top down, dungeon crawling, loot collecting itch.

A couple of observations:

1. This game is way better as online co-op than living room co-op. With multiplayer on the same screen, you're always forced to stick together, but online you can split up and join back together through the multitude of passages.

2. All loot collected is shared! Hooray! I don't have to hate my partners, a la Four Swords, for stealing all my treasure.

3. This game brings back the "bad end" from the days of Ghosts n' Goblins and Bubble Bobble, and is too repetitive to crawl through twice. It should be more upfront on the importance of a certain item.

3. Re-map the autofire trigger to your main attack button, so it is both attack and autofire simultaneously. Your cramped hands will thank you.

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10 av 11 personer (91%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
4 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
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15.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 21 februari
Don't forget the planks.

I'm serious.
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9 av 11 personer (82%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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62.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 22 februari
While exploring a castle dungeon, the collapse of a bridge have left you (and a few friends) stranded on your own. With the main party lost without your presence they decide to wait for you to find your way back to them. So off you embark on a journey of fortune and glory as you travel deeper into the dungeons of Castle Hammerwatch.

Set in a beautiful pixel-art world, Hammerwatch provides a challenging hack and slash adventure offering a fun solo and local co-op experience with a nice selection of classes to choose from, each with different abilties and playstyles. With plenty of hidden secrets and Easter Eggs, there is plenty to explore. With an extended campaign to the Sun Temple as well as user-created campaigns with the workshop, Hammerwatch offers a fun, but challenging experience.

Pros:
+ Beautiful pixel artwork
+ 2 campaigns as well as workshop support
+ Several classes to choose, each with their own abilities
+ Character progression
+ Hidden secrets and Easter Eggs
+ Controller support for a great couch co-op experience
+ Different difficulty modes (as well as extra challenge/help settings)
+ An auto-attack toggle in the settings (I found out about this way too late)

Cons:
- The main campaign's level layout is always the same (can be considered good and bad)
- The Sunwatch Temple campaign has pretty unfair bosses that may cause some frustration (while soloing at least)
- Online co-op community is quite inactive
- The Millionaire and Genocide achievements can be quite grindy

My Score: 7.5/10
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7 av 9 personer (78%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
6 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
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41.4 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 31 december, 2015
2/10 can't hammer watches
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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4.6 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 28 november, 2015
On the same level as PaintDryingWatch and GrassGrowingWatch
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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15.2 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 1 januari
FREAKING LOVE THIS GAME

if you just looking for a game to chill on this is the one for you
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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30.9 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 19 februari
Pretty good game.

Liked the DLC a lot more than the main story.

Things you may not like at first but will get used to: controls, repetitiveness.

Also community is very nice. It's possible to join others multiplayer game.
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2 av 3 personer (67%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
3 tyckte att den här recensionen var rolig
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40.5 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 28 december, 2015
Kill monsters, collect money, kill monsters, collect money, upgrade stats, repeat.
Kill monsters, collect money, kill monsters, collect money, upgrade stats, repeat.

Oh, a plank!

Kill monsters, collect money, kill monsters, collect money, upgrade stats, repeat.

Boss fight.

Kill monsters, collect money, kill monsters, collect money, upgrade stats, repeat...

Although it all sounds really boring and repetitve, I can assure you that the game mechanics are very addictive, so if you're into simple hacking and slashing, this game is definitely for you.
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3 av 5 personer (60%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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5.7 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 9 januari
I have played multi-player for about 3 hours with my brother and I played solo thru the first dungeon defeating the first boss. I have tried all the classes for at least 10-15 minutes. So far, it's been a really fun game. If it's on sale, no brainer, buy it. It'll be worth your money and time. If it's not on sale, buy it if you like the original Gauntlet or any twin-stick shooter (for the record, it is NOT twin stick, but it's very similar).

I will say this: have a good graphics card. The system requirements say Open GL 1.4 minimum, but I could NOT get it to work on my laptop which meets the recommended requirements except for the Open GL 2.0. I would say minimum requirement is 2.0. Further, the graphics are really good if you do have the graphics card to support it.

Last note for this game and honestly for Steam and PC gaming in general if you like retro games... buy a game pad. This game absolutely requires it. I played on KB and controller. And the difference is huge.

Thank you and I hope this review helped you decide to buy it or not.
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3 av 5 personer (60%) fann denna recension hjälpsam
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12.8 timmar totalt
Upplagd: 11 februari
My biggest complaints are the lack of enemy diversity (imo the biggest flaw), their A.I and movement speed that takes away the potential threat they could be, aswell as no random/procedural generation. Otherwise, i had fun on it, in MP, and it delivered what i had expected, a retro-styled hack'n'slash roguelike-ish dungeon crawler. Maybe the game could use a bit more depth and be less repetitive/tedious at a time, but if you like the genre, you'll probably enjoy it. Grab a friend though, it improves the experience. I see a good potential in the moddability of this game. If you're highly critical of details or expect an RPG, you should probably avoid the game. At least i was happy finding that i can bind autoattacking on the same key as regular attacks. If devs could try and improve the few issues i've mentionned, it'd definitely make the game much more fun. Still good so far, and the workshop can increase the game's lifespan.
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