Retro turn-based 2D pixelart RPG. Exploration, character choices, riddles and challenges. 80+ hours of gameplay.
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Positive (43) - 95% of the 43 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 15, 2017
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November 20

2.1.180 is live

smaller fixes:

- fixes the equipment of the fellowship gang
- safer randomised dungeon creation routine
- made the bunny (samurai) challenge a notch harder
- clearer fight texts saying you lost some xp because you fled.
- corrected an error in the rally skill formulas

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November 13

2.1.150 update! Knights rule!

Changes:

- 3 new skills for KNIGHTS: oath of protection, rally and second wind. Some gained on class change (or load of a savegame with a knight in it), some have a trainer, some appear on random insignia, some don’t…
- another tweak to knight challenge
- adding a chance to resist stun effects to the BODYCONTROL birth feat
- new option to turn off all popups (map mood, daily skill reset, quests)
- if you are wearing an item with a strength requirement greater than your strength, the speed penalty that has always been applied is now showing in the item text when item is selected

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Reviews

“Fabulous game. 80s retro, think Ultima III-V. Makes you think not mindlessly gather bits and autokill monsters. More devs need to revisit this genre. Believe me if you remember how to kill Lord British with the canon you should have this game!”
4.8 – Google Play Store reviewer

“For the price you pay you get an awesome game, tactical and challenging with comedy and replayability. Not only this but the online community for the game is helpful and knowledgeable too. 10/10 cannot put down.”
4.8 – Apple Store reviewer

About This Game

DUNGEONS OF CHAOS is a tribute to the 2D turn-based pixelart RPGs of the 80s.

A game where you can create your party of 6 characters with a few clicks, or spend more time creating a customised party with feats unlocked in previous plays. Where exploration is encouraged and rewarded, with no level cap, non-linear side quests and a vast array of items, item properties, shops and enemies.

The game already has over 30000 happy players on other platforms, and most often they mention the likeness to 80s RPGs like Ultima or the goldbox games. It is retro. Your hand will not be held. It does not try to have realistic 3D graphics. It is not multiplayer, and never will be. If you long for the days when you traded your sleep for a chance to direct a party of adventurers through pixelated lands of exploration and battle glory, then you may want to give it a try.

And as all existing players already know, all fans and myself help out with tips and tricks, mostly on the facebook page but also on my blog if you prefer that. I do not provide or encourage having a complete-detail wiki somewhere, as the fan interaction on questions and strategy are a very enjoyable part of the game. So come join our community of DoC addicts and play a game where a troll is still a hairy monster you can kill, where there are no level caps, where you are not confined by a slim storyline path, and where it all starts with fighting rats in a cave/cellar. Fans have usually spent anything upwards of 80 hours playing it.

P.S.: apologies in advance for the puns in the game, but to my defence some were added by fans so if it is a bad joke you are reading on some tombstone or note just pretend it's from a fan and not me. ;-)

P.P.S.: I am very open to fixing bugs or typos. But I mostly use British English, so don't flag non-American English spelling/syntax please.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP2+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.8+
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 +
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 +
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Storage: 512 MB available space
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