Retro turn-based 2D pixelart RPG. Exploration, character choices, riddles and challenges. 80+ hours of gameplay.
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Positive (36) - 97% of the 36 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Sep 15, 2017
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October 16

2.0.383 update, and first month anniversary sale

2.0.383 is live now, fixes smaller issues with apothecary birth feat display, and multi choice overlay keyboard controls.

And until 11m 17 Oct, you can get DoC for 20% off, so tell a friend or gift it to someone that needs a good retro RPG fix!
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October 14

Many new changes in .375 !

V2.0.375 now live, bringing the following with it:

- the point blank cooldown skill is now usable on auto
- gradually lowered STUN effect where attack has less than half the strength of the target
- you can now compare rings if only the second ring slot is used
- you can now switch between first and second ring in comparison mode
- you can now switch between two swap weapons in comparison mode
- escape key to exit dimensional traders/takers
- beefed up crossbow damages (affects newly found ones)
- offhand items with moderate offensive properties: very class specific though: Main Gauche, SwordBreaker, Carnwennen
- fixed an issue where force damage is overstated for attack stats with items
- gave priest access to mass resist poison spell
- fixed ongoing damage from auto-cast hell plasma
- some minor fixes. and nerved fistfight archmage down again
- dimensional trade input now costs more than 1 talent point if you have obsessed dwarves in your party (they need to overcome their greedy nature each time)
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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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