Have a Nice Death is a 2D action roguelike where you play as an overworked Death, whose employees have run rampant, completely throwing off the balance of souls - and his vacation plans. In order to restore order, you'll have to grab your trusty scythe and show your employees who's boss.
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Very Positive (126) - 91% of the 126 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (5,690) - 87% of the 5,690 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Mar 8, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“After the release of our previous game, Unruly Heroes, we were very excited to try a different approach to how games were made. From the moment we came up with the concept for Have a Nice Death, we’ve been excited about creating a game with the help of our players. We wanted everyone to be able to play our game and feel confident that their feedback would be heard. It would both enable us to be more ambitious, as we could invest in a project for a longer period of time, as well as show that we care about our community and what they bring to the development process. This is why we think developing Have a Nice Death in Early Access is key to making it the best game it can be.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Currently, we are aiming for Early Access to last approximately one year. This doesn't mean that the game will not have any support after the game fully launches,but we believe that Have a Nice Death will feel complete then.”

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

“Version 1.0 of Have a Nice Death will be feature and content complete, with a concluding narrative, the full measure of gameplay elements, and additional components: Difficulty mode, accessibility options, new specific curse tree, new curses, new worlds, new enemies (bosses and mini bosses) and new weapons.

Finally, Early access is an opportunity to build the main storyline and to answer the main question “will Death manage to have some rest?” and resolve the mystery behind the Sorrows’ unrest. You can look forward to meeting different weird and funny employees of Death, Inc and experiencing the setup for the story through surprising, flavorful events and interactions.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Many of the systems are in place, all that’s needed is more time to create more content.

Currently, the game feels like how the full release should. There are several worlds, each filled with their respective bosses (Sorrows), their minions, as well as fun NPCs, but we want to push the variety and difference between each run as it is a rogue-like. This means more variation and content in the worlds and their bosses.”

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

“Nothing is set in stone yet, but we intend to raise the price for the final version as we continue to add a lot new content and features. If everything we have planned makes it into the final version of Have a Nice Death, it will be over twice as large as it was at the start of Early Access. The game has already grown significantly with multiple major updates and patches released during the Early Access phase, and our current price reflects this. Any future changes to the price will continue to be communicated in advance through Have a Nice Death’s social media channels.”

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

“We'd like to create as many opportunities as possible for the community to engage with our team and provide feedback in all aspects of development, from the gameplay to the story to the technical stability. We will be listening, discussing, and incorporating your feedback/ideas/inspirations from start to finish. We’re extremely excited to see what our community comes up with to help Have a Nice Death be the best roguelite it can be!!

Here are some of the places you can get involved.
Twitter - https://twitter.com/joindeathinc
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/JoinDeathInc/
Discord - https://discord.gg/tv8gfSScSn
Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/joindeathinc
Reddit - haveanicedeath.reddit.com
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About This Game

Discover and explore the darkly-charming, procedurally-generated departments of Death Inc., where you’ll meet a diverse cast of memorable characters—like your affable pumpkin-headed assistant, Pump Quinn—who are always willing to share the latest office gossip

Sharpen your skills (and scythe) through fast-paced hack n’ slash combat, utilizing over 30 unique weapons and spells you can find and upgrade to create devastating combinations

Since Death can’t die, use what you’ve learned and earned to overcome the numerous minions and bosses in each department of Death Incorporated... over and over. A performance review after every run guarantees that you’ll unlock interesting items and upgrades that will help you progress on your journey

Taking more power for yourself is a controversial move in Death Incorporated’s company culture. For instance, adopting a Curse upgrade for yourself might result in the Labor Inspector granting your subordinates enhanced powers, or worse, raising the cost of koffee and other items that are vital to your work output

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 (64-Bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i3 6100
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 or higher | AMD R7 360 or higher
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Specifications are not final and are subject to change. Intel HD may crash.
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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