Schism is a challenging roguelite action RPG with guns, gods, leveling, and frequency-switching action. The combination of deep leveling and stat systems, full gun customization, deity worship, intense bullet hell combat, and difficult bosses make for a unique and highly replayable experience.
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Positive (39) - 100% of the 39 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Dec 11, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“I want this game to be the best it can be, and feedback helps a lot with that.
Despite all the stuff already in the game, there's so much I want to add and community feedback during this process will help improve the experience.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The goal is late 2024, so approximately one year, but It could change depending on goals and progression of game development.”

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

“There will be more gods, relics, weapons to make gameplay even more varied than it already is.
There will be a post-game for the most hardcore and dedicated of players.
The story of the game will be more fleshed out with more events and endings.
There will be more variety of levels, events, and bosses to challenge the player.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Over 120 relics, 30 weapons, the first 3 final bosses and good ending, endless looping after the later floors, and a difficulty enhancer mode.”

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

“Yes, the price will likely increase as each major update comes out.”

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

“I'm constantly listening to feedback. I've added new content, buffed weaker content, and fixed countless bugs thanks to feedback from players.

I'll be constantly checking the steam forums and discord for feedback on how to improve the game in anyway possible!”
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About This Game

The far future is now. The world is blanketed in garbage and missing its only source of power – the Schismatic Engine. You are a prisoner, forced into the tallest trash-mountain, tasked with finding the Engine. Your ship CRASHES! Leaving you armed with only a cheap replica of the Engine and a cheaper gun. Success will mean your freedom. If you survive...

  • Top-down, action roguelike gameplay - shooting your way to freedom
  • The mechanical complexity and interactions of traditional roguelikes
  • Chaotic RNG that borrows from roguelikes old and new for infinite replayability
  • Endless mode after the final boss to see how far you can go

  • Inspired by Ikaruga, you can dodge colored bullets by matching their frequency
  • New rooms start Paused to avoid unfair placements and unavoidable damage
  • Powerful bosses that will put both your skills and build to the test

  • 8 Stats to invest in as you level up
  • 14 gods that must be appeased – earning their favor for unique boons
  • 120+ Relics to power you up with interesting and unique effects.
  • 40+ weapons ranging from practical to insane
  • Special weapon Mods that apply to ALL carried weapons!

Note: This game is in development and features are subject to change.

System Requirements

    • OS *: Windows 7+
    • Processor: 1.2 ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 mb video memory
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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