Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat! Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection!
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Very Positive (225 reviews) - 93% of the 225 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (6,216 reviews) - 97% of the 6,216 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Apr 23, 2015

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May 1

BIG UPDATE! 2 new playable OSTs, new languages, and more!



You can now play Crypt of the NecroDancer using our epic new OST remixes from Virt and Girlfriend Records! Just go to the in-game options menu and select "CHANGE SOUNDTRACK" to assign "VIRT" or "GIRLFRIEND RECORDS" to your character of choice. Virt, the composer of the amazing soundtrack for Shovel Knight, has created a gorgeous "retro freestyle" soundtrack for us, while Girlfriend Records have delivered a pulse pounding synthwave OST.

This free update also includes localizations for Russian and Brazilian Portuguese, with more localizations on the way!

Finally, we've been listening to your feedback, and have corrected a number of issues that you've reported. Here's the complete changelog for v1.24:

  • Two new playable soundtracks, by Virt and Girlfriend Records
  • Added new languages: Brazilian Portuguese and Russian. Other languages coming soon
  • Flicker shield spell the beat before it wears off
  • Fix bug where default character changed item generation
  • Remove diamond counter from modes that don't have diamonds
  • Change Yeti animation to more clearly show movement cycle
  • Bolt picking up thrown spear doesn't lose low%
  • Fix bug where Necrodancer phase 2 music sometimes didn't start
  • Play shopkeep ghost sound even when music volume is low
  • Call the ring slot "ring" in the HUD
  • Fix shield effect being invisible after falling through a trap door with shield active
  • Heart transplant now works when used on the first beat of the song
  • Don't fade molehill of frozen mole
  • Fix frozen animations to show beetle unshelling, skeleton knight dehorsing, skeleton beheading, Death Metal deshielding
  • Show armor changes while frozen
  • Fix eye color of some skeletons
  • Add glow effects to white sarcophagus silhouette
  • Aria doesn't regain low% when entering zone 1
  • Fix bug where confusion would re-occur when heart transplant wears off
  • Finish rendering weapon swipes after player picks up another weapon
  • Show throw swipes for both players in co-op
  • Make lobby torches look consistent on the minimap
  • When player teleports into shop, play shopkeeper song at full volume
  • Make shopkeeper singing full volume when bombing into shop
  • Set zone 3 volume correctly when banshee dies
  • Add red knight swipe
  • Fixed early beat bar hit visual when boss song loops
  • Make white chest mimic available in level editor
  • Fix blue chest mimic becoming red chest mimic in level editor
  • Fix misaligned weapon glow sprites
  • Bolt practice, level editor kc1 has blue bats instead of red
  • Don't apply localization scale to non-localized text
  • Fix spacing of scaled localized text
  • Hide secret shop speech when NPC is aggroed or dead
  • Fix Dove unlocking Story Mode 1-1 exit stairs
  • Remove player minimap dot when player in secret shop
  • Fix minimap going offscreen with two spells
  • Make "always show enemy hearts" not reveal cauldron mimics
  • Added Jeweled Dagger to weaponmaster (edit: after picking it up during a run)
  • Fix mod menu selection order
  • Don't show unlock splashscreens during a replay
  • Make monstrous cracked shop wall dark too
  • Remove obsolete unlockable second action slot
  • Fix large seed parsing so that they are not rounded
  • Print large seeds as positive numbers instead of negative
  • Don't allow playing seed -1 (change it to seed 0) to avoid strange behavior
  • Faster item pool generation for mods
  • Mode stairs in char select area now prompt & take diamonds
  • Diamond prompt now doesn't cancel the second prompt (where applicable)
  • Fix "SONG ENDED!" in Japanese localization, which wasn't displaying
  • When game paused, pause sounds of shopkeep ghost, banshee
  • Detect audio cheating for Necrodancer 1 phase 2

We hope you enjoy the new tunes, languages, and improvements!

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Reviews

“THE NEXT GAMING OBSESSION”
9.5/10 – Destructoid

“UNIQUE, FUN, AND WILDLY IMAGINATIVE”
A+ – GamingAge

“YOU'RE GONNA LOVE IT”
5/5 – The Guardian

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About This Game

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, service pack 3
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 1000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Minimum 10.6 to run the game, 10.7 if you also want to use your own music files
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 1000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Steam OS and Ubuntu 12.04 are the only supported Linux OSes
    • Processor: 2GHz
    • Memory: 1000 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM
    • Storage: 1600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 1500 MB RAM
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Very Positive (225 reviews)
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Novenix
( 1.2 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Now anytime I hear music in a game I always keep up with the beat
10/10
My fingers wont stop moving...
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Jayzzz
( 2.0 hrs on record )
Posted: July 1
Quite the addictive dodge and attack to the beat game, I myself suck at it and always end up dying at the boss but it's something fun to play if you wanna listen to some nice music or even import your own MP3's
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Renegade_R
( 4.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Stepmania + Rougelike 10/10
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Seaberry
( 45.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
As if this game has enough positive reviews, take one from an impoverished player with a $300 s h i t-top potato.

This recommendation is based on one sole line of reason: As someone who can't play much else (USB ports no longer function, so no gamepad, no mice, only keyboard and trackpad) I can keep playing this. 45 hours in since early access and Im only just nearing beating the last boss with the first character.

It's incredibly replayable, with a ton of content.
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nicky
( 29.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
best one-handed game i've ever played! well, actually...
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sipfried
( 17.0 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
i only need 2 words to discribe this game.

SINGING SHOPKEPER

thats all you need to know this game is great
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Patashu
( 67.4 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
One of the best and most unique skill-based games of all time, with a ridiculous amount of content and replayability. 'Nuff said.
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megalodan
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Not really for me.
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ssK
( 3.2 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
JUMP-JUMP-JUMP-SLASH-JUMP-JUMP-JUMP-JUMP-SLASH-MISTIME-DIE and repeat until you get epilepsy
10/10 would like to meet red dragon again
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WhiteLightning
( 2.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 30
Made me realize how white I am
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19 of 23 people (83%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
Recommended
56.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 14
Fresh and funky, Crypt of the Necrodancer will put a beat to your gameplay and have you bobbing your head while dodging and slashing your way through each level. Incredibly unique, wonderfully composed, this is a game you don't want to miss.

I give Crypt of the Necrodancer 9/10 pants
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13 of 17 people (76%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
Really fun and original game with the best soundtrack I've heard in a long time.
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
Recommended
116.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 23
I absolutely love this game, and keep coming back to it. It takes some time getting used to, but I've played it 100 hours and I feel like I'm still learning new things about it. The game really opens up a bit once you get access to the different characters, and the very differing playstyles means there are many hours to enjoy. 10/10 would fully recommend.
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28 of 47 people (60%) found this review helpful
25 people found this review funny
Recommended
128.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 9
Use a spooky spell to spook the shopkeeper out of his shop and steal his wares

10/10
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
Played the game for 5 minutes, already in love with it. The music tracks are amazing, it is challenging it is fun, what more is there to say other than: There is no reason not to buy this game.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 27
A fantastic game where every single move must be calculated by the player. Do you use the whip to try and reach around corners or do you bring along the bow so that you can reach far off enemies, believe me, these are vital things to consider because the wrong decision can cost you the run. This game was definitely worth every single cent.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 26
One of the best Soundtrack I've ever heard in a game,
Deserving a positive review only for this considering that the entire game and controls are based upon it.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 8
Awesome game. An original take on classical dungeon-crawling games. Not particularly fun at two, but still a very enjoyable additional feature. If you read the description on the store page and is intrigued/interested, then go for it: you won't be disappointed. It's exactly what it looks like.
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6 of 10 people (60%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
38.9 hrs on record
Posted: June 6
This game is really fun and I love it but god it is ballbustingly hard.

10/10 of my tears were shed playing this
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11 of 20 people (55%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Recommended
17.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 2
Rhythm-based roguelike that has you move to the beat to kill and avoid monsters. Deceptively hard and good music. I was going to beat it to completion, but then Overwatch and The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine expansion came out. So take this recommendation for what it's worth: deserving of your time if you don't have the money or a good enough computer for other, better games. That's a back-handed compliment, but I'm not really a huge roguelike fan. That I played this long enough that I could no longer refund it is compliment enough.

Four out of five Lennys
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