FAMAZE is a retro themed roguelike puzzle adventure game. Choose the the dashing Knight, the cunning Thief, or the mystical Wizard each with unique special powers. Delve into The Mad King's ever changing dungeon to rescue the rutabagas! Never the same game twice! Music by Disasterpeace and Art by Oryx.
User reviews: Very Positive (251 reviews)
Release Date: May 5, 2014

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Famaze is a retro themed puzzle adventure game. The game combines charming SNES era visuals and sound, randomized "roguelike"mazes, strategy and puzzles, rpg elements, and a fun lighthearted story. The game is simple to pick up but offers endless replay because of the procedural nature of its levels.

The story of the game involves a mad king who has captured the happy rutabagas of the land and has turned them into evil monsters to guard his kingdom while he searches for the elusive perfect recipe for rutabaga pudding. The heroes of the land (a knight, thief, or wizard) must delve deep into the king's domain to rescue the rutabagas, find the gem of truth to unravel the secret recipe and put a stop to the mad king's plot.

Original soundtrack by Disasterpeace
Artwork by Oryx

  • Procedurally generated puzzle dungeons created infinite replayability.
  • Environmental variables including treasure chests, pit traps, healing blocks, and magic beacons.
  • 3 heroes to choose from with powerful unique abilities.
  • Useful items including potions, fireballs, teleport orbs, and magic crystals.
  • Collectible hidden artifact pieces meta game with artifact summary screen.
  • A fun, lighthearted story line.
  • An original soundtrack including 23 unique tracks by Disasterpeace
  • Detailed stat tracking including gold, high scores, types of monster kills, etc.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® XP (32 bit)
    • Processor: 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 128MB of graphics memory
    • Hard Drive: 64 MB available space
    • Sound Card: N/A
Helpful customer reviews
6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 8
Famaze is a fun little old-school game.
You explore dungeons from back scenery view, while fighting monsters and picking up loot.
If you explore the labyrinth long enough, you will find several beacons that will light a certain area, preventing monsters from spawning there.
The player also has a minimap that updates itself while he explores. You will often need to find keys to unlock doors to other areas. Keys are usually scattered in places hard to reach, guarded by enemies or traps.
There are 3 classes you can choose from when starting the game: Wizard, Thief or Knight. The Wizard specialises in spell-casting and thus is a good choice for ranged combat. The Thief has a chance of disabling traps so you can easily reach a place without having to take the long way. The Knight has the most HP and deals most damage.
The combat is turn-based. If you're playing as the warrior, don't expect to not be hit at your turn. Also, everytime you move a space, so do the enemies, making your plan route different.

Pros: +old-school dungeon crawler;
+exploration of the map;
+the classes and leveling up system;
+usage of items;

Cons:+could've been more complex, in terms of gameplay;
+it gets repetitive after a short while;

Personal rating: 70/100
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 28
A fun little game with nice 16 bit-like graphics and simple mechanics which makes the game addictive. It also isn't very difficult but is slowly increasing over time. It has very good puzzles and the music is great. This is far from what you'd expect from a free to play game.
8/10
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 17
BEST GAME EVER
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
It's a pretty simple game, but really fun to play. I tried almost all the "Free to play" games from steam that weren't Multiplayer FPS and MOBAs, and this one was the best I could find until now.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 28
Great fun and original concept, but gets dull quite quickly.
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