The inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your bag, and vanquish your foes!
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Mostly Positive (123) - 79% of the 123 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (3,403) - 89% of the 3,403 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 15, 2022

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We want to make the best game that we can! And roguelikes take a lot of balancing. We hope to attract new players, get their feedback, and adjust the game to their wants!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“12 months”

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

“We plan to add the following features to the full game:
  • More items
  • More dungeons
  • New characters
  • Meta-progression in an overworld
  • New enemies, events, and challenges!

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Great! Our game has been very popular and the average playtime is over 6 hours! Each run is already complete with a beginning, middle, and end. Here's the content we have now:

  • Over 700 items!
  • 5 unique characters!
  • Over 40 enemies!
  • Over 25 unique NPCs including random events, stores, and friends to help you!
  • 3 minigames including Buckler-o, spin the wheel, and card matching!
  • Challenge mode with more than 20 different run types!
  • Backpack is larger than the demo version.

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

“The game may have a price increase after Early Access”

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

“We are already involved in our Discord and the Steam forums. We also had a successful Kickstarter! We will be using analytics to balance the game properly!”
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About This Game
Storm the Dungeon! Backpack Hero is the inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your bag, and vanquish your foes!

Backpack Hero is a twist on your standard deck-building roguelike! It isn't just about what you carry, but how you organize items within your bag! Their placement has huge effects on their power! You can move items to increase their power!

  • Collect hundreds of rare items. Each item has unique effects and can be good in the right arrangement!
  • Battle with over 40+ enemies. Enemies have varied attacks. Learn their attack patterns and vanquish your foes!
  • Endless dungeons to explore! Randomly generated levels have unique layouts, interesting events, and unpredictable challenges.

There's more to Backpack Hero than just organizing your backpack. You explore ancient dungeons, caves, swamps, and more! Don't get lost!

Many animals live in the dark dungeons beneath the world. You will encounter colorful friends and deadly foes!

When you aren't putting your life in danger, you will use the resources you have gathered to upgrade your town! By organizing the perfect town, you will restore the world of Orderia and rescue the animals who live there! Your progress in the overworld unlocks new content but it won't give you any unfair advantages on a trip into the dungeons.

Please join our community! Our developers visit every day and will take your feedback seriously!

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows 7 (SP1+), Windows 10 and Windows 11
    • Processor: 1.1 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DX10, DX11, DX12 capable.
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.6+
    • Processor: 1.1 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 3000 512 MB
    • Storage: 250 MB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and CentOS 7
    • Processor: 1.1 GHz Processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+, Vulkan capable.
    • Storage: 250 MB available space

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