Hack and slash through a corrupted retro computer system in this challenging roguelite with turn-based combat and tons of loot.
All Reviews:
Positive (28) - 92% of the 28 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jul 22, 2022

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“I really liked what ehmprah did with Core Defense, and I am a fan of distilling design down to its core and this looks really tight.”
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“Honestly I think that there's a lot of promise here.”

“It's so satisfying.”

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About This Game

A tactical RPG fusing the best of roguelikes, turn-based tactics and hack and slash games – made by a solo developer with a penchant for minimalist designs.

  • Fight through byte-sized tactical puzzles
  • Create powerful builds from a plethora of items which grant you skills and can change gameplay mechanics
  • Carry on your favorite items between runs in normal mode
  • Start from scratch each week and compete with other players in the online ladder mode
  • Try various playstyles and hunt for challenging achievements
  • Enjoy a lovingly crafted story of ridiculous computer nostalgia and a blast of a retro soundtrack

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 2.1
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 3.3
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: macOS 10.12
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 2.1
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 3.3
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 / Fedora 21 / Debian 8
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 2.1
    • Graphics: Support for OpenGL 3.3

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