Assault on the Necrospire is a roguelike with an emphasis on interesting loot and character building. Your mission is to destroy the Necromancer. Wipe the dust off your spellbook; you're going to need it.
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Release Date: Jan 11, 2017

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Why Early Access?

“Early access gives you the ability to help shape Assault on the Necrospire. Your feedback will directly impact how the game is developed and the direction it goes in. While Assault on the Necrospire is in a playable state, the final floor is still in development and the game may contain bugs. If you would rather play a game that feels totally complete, please wait until further on in the early access period or for the final release.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Assault on the Necrospire will be in early access for around 6 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version of Assault on the Necrospire will feature the final floor and Necromancer boss fight, as well as additional items, rooms and secrets. It will also be released with an optional hard mode, aimed at players who want an extra challenge. Hard mode will alter gameplay mechanics such as room layouts and AI behaviours, rather than granting enemies flat damage bonuses. Venturing through the Necrospire will grant permanent unlocks so progression can be felt through different runs.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Assault on the Necrospire currently features 8 of the 9 floors, 140 items, 8 unique boss fights and over 100 room layouts. Additional content and features are being added on a regular basis. Whilst great care has been taken to ensure the game is stable, some bugs may still exist.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The game's price will not change after early access. All early access purchasers will receive the full game automatically upon release.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“With countless combinations of items, spells and relics, community feedback will be hugely important for striking the right level of balance in the game. New features may be introduced or existing ones may be removed depending on the responses from the community. Whatever your thoughts, please get in touch.”
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February 7

Patch 1.2 preview - 7/2/17

Hi all,

It's been a couple of weeks since the release of patch 1.1 and I'd like to let you know about what's to come. The next update (patch 1.2) will feature floor 9 and the Necromancer boss fight, along with new items, balance changes and various bug fixes. I've also been working on controller support, however this has proven to be more work than expected due to the mouse code being heavily ingrained. Due to this I can't guarantee if 1.2 will feature controller support, but I'm hopeful that it will make it in.

If you have any thoughts or suggestions, please leave a comment!

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January 26

Patch 1.1 - 26/01/17

Patch 1.1's main features are the addition of loadouts and staff swiping. Further information on these mechanics can be found in last week's announcement. In order to permanently unlock all of the loadouts, you'll need to find the items that compose them in a single run.

You can check that you have this patch via the build number on the bottom left of the main menu.

General

  • Loadouts have been introduced to the game
  • Staff swiping has been introduced to the game
  • Default attack speed increased
  • Default movement speed increased
  • Default friendly projectile speed increased
  • Boss pools have increased in size
  • Ghost invisibility time reduced
  • Keybinds can now be altered in Documents/Necrospire/settings.ini. Please see the FAQs and common problems thread for more details
  • Fixed an issue where attack speed could potentially become out of sync
  • Relics can no longer be used while dead
  • Enemy projectile hitboxes have been reduced in size
  • Globes can no longer be picked up if you wouldn't benefit from their effects
  • Attacks are no longer processed during the boss intro screen
  • Passive items no longer activate while the game is paused
  • Fixed an issue where the relic icon could incorrectly display as blank
  • Moved various unfair enemy spawns
Controls
  • Right click now defaults to staff swipe
  • Space now defaults to relic
  • Tab now defaults to map
Items
  • Omen Talon - Added to the game
  • Arachnid's Embrace - Added to the game
  • Telescopic Slicer - Added to the game
  • Silver Staff Glyph - Added to the game
  • Caustic Necklace - Added to the game
  • Magical Key - Mana cost reduced from 5 to 3
  • Plaguelord's Manual - Mana cost reduced from 5 to 3
  • Ruby Necklace - Mana cost reduced from 2 to 1
  • Gambler's Die - Mana cost reduced from 5 to 4

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About This Game

Assault on the Necrospire is a roguelike with an emphasis on interesting loot and character building. The Necromancer has destroyed the wizard order, leaving only you alive. You must venture through the ever changing Necrospire to bring him to justice.

Discover a wealth of loot
The Necrospire is brimming with loot, granting powerful (and sometimes unusual) effects. Mythical items await those able to reach the highest floors of the Necrospire, bestowing extraordinary abilities.

Define your build
Choose how you want to fight with an inventory system that allows you to change your build on the go.

Harness the power of magic
Equip spell tomes to modify your attacks. Slow your enemies, burn them to a crisp or even freeze them in time. Up to 5 spell tomes can be equipped at once, combining their effects together.

Up the challenge for greater rewards
Enable difficulty modifiers such as double bosses and exploding enemies, making the Necrospire far more dangerous but increasing your chances of finding rarer loot.

Equip ancient relics
Use powerful relics to summon companions to your side, teleport yourself across a room, fire deadly volleys of arrows and much, much more.

Face challenging enemies
Powerful foes await you as you climb the Necrospire. Use your equipment, spells and relics to even the odds.

A new experience each time
Each journey into the Necrospire is randomly generated; no two runs will be the same.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.0+ capable graphics card
    • Storage: 265 MB available space
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