The Ouroboros King combines the strategic depth of chess with the build variety and replayability of roguelikes. Assemble a formidable army, discover powerful relics, and buy surprising gadgets to defeat the Coven.
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Very Positive (253) - 86% of the 253 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 27, 2023
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About This Game

The Ouroboros King combines the strategic depth of chess with the build variety and replayability of roguelikes. Assemble a formidable army, discover powerful relics, and buy surprising gadgets to defeat the Coven.

Core Gameplay

  • Build the Ultimate Army: Combine classic and new fairy chess pieces, relics that give them bonuses, and consumable items that grant you temporary advantages to create a formidable army.
  • Perfect Your Strategy: You can only move one piece per turn, so you must choose carefully. Make your troops work together to obliterate the enemy army.
  • Another Chance: If you're defeated you can go back to action on another timeline, where the path to victory will change: different map, different enemies, different rewards... in true roguelike spirit.

Other Features

  • Lots of end-game options to dial up the difficulty to insane levels.
  • Same-device multiplayer, challenge your friends to chess games with lots of unique pieces.
  • Chess-based tactics, easy to learn and hard to master.
  • 15-45 minute runs, good for a short break and also longer sessions.
  • No gatekeeping, all the content is unlocked from the start. Win or die based on your skills.
  • No need to learn any chess openings or study anything.
  • All in game text is available in English

Illustrations by Isaac Murgadella

System Requirements

Windows
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS *: Windows 7 SP1+
    • Processor: SSE2 support
    • Graphics: true, need some graphics to display things
    • Sound Card: sure, if you want to hear anything
    • Additional Notes:
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    Minimum:
    • OS: I tried it on Ubuntu and it worked, refund if it doesn't work on your OS
    • Processor: yes
    • Graphics: yes
    • Sound Card: yes

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