Slay hordes of terrifying monsters in this horde survival roguelite. Descend into the Halls of Torment where the Lords of the underworld await you. Treasures, magical trinkets, and a growing cast of heroes will grant you the power to vanquish these horrors from beyond. How long can you survive?
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May 24, 2023
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Why Early Access?

“Even though Halls of Torment’s core gameplay appears to be simple, there’s a lot going on in the underlying design. We want the game to provide genuine depth in character builds and meta progression. The game contains RPG elements that make this kind of depth possible: character stats, items, monsters, quests, abilities—you name it. With so many moving parts, we need continuous feedback from a larger player base to create the best game experience possible. For us, this is only possible in an Early Access setting.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Update: Because of the support and trust given to us, we are able to allocate more resources into the game than originally intended. We will be expanding our planned content and therefore will need longer than six months in Early Access. We currently estimate working on the game for 12-18 months, so it should release in 2024.”

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

“Our intention is to increase the game’s replayability for the final version, specifically with an increased number of player characters, stages, quests, and items. This will also include unique and bespoke mechanics for specific characters and items. We want to provide a longer meta progression, improve balancing based on playtests and player feedback, and polish the experience overall.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The core mechanics and the general structure of the game are pretty much finished. There are two playable stages with four bosses each, and a maximum duration of 30 minutes per run. We currently have an initial roster of four player characters, approximately 40 items, and a moderately-sized collection of initial character abilities and traits. Players can already complete quests and unlock gated content.”

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

“After Early Access, the price may increase depending on the content added to the final version.”

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

“We want to be in touch with our players throughout the entire development process. We have an active Discord server, which we personally moderate, where our community discusses the current version of the game. We always keep an eye on the Steam forums, where we read every post and try to gather as much feedback as possible.”
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About This Game

Halls of Torment is a horde survival game with a pre-rendered retro look reminiscent of RPGs from the late 90s. Choose one of many hero characters and descend into the deadly Halls of Torment. Fight unholy horrors from beyond and survive wave after wave of enemies until you face one of the tormented Lords. Strengthen your hero with character traits, abilities, and items. Create a new powerful build during each run. Explore various underground expanses and find new powerful items that enable you to venture even deeper into the abyss.

Features

  • Quick and casual 30 minute runs
  • Old school pre-rendered art style
  • Quest-based meta progression
  • Large selection of diverse abilities, traits, and items, all enabling you to create interesting synergies
  • Diverse bosses featuring unique mechanics and attack patterns
  • Several distinct characters allowing for many different play styles
  • Unlock and explore multiple interesting and challenging underground worlds
  • Unique items can be sent up to the overworld and used to customize future runs
  • Craft magical tinctures to direct fate in your favor
  • Unlock the power of each class and combine them with your chosen character
  • Find rare item variants to further improve your builds

Full Content List

  • 5 stages with unique environments
  • 11 playable characters & character marks
  • 20 blessings that make you stronger for each run
  • 61 unique items to retrieve and unlock
  • 98 higher rarity item variants
  • 72 abilities and ability upgrades
  • 30 artifacts to customize your game experience
  • 30+ unique bosses
  • 50+ unique monsters
  • 300+ quests to complete
  • 900+ traits that upgrade characters and abilities

Our content list is still growing, expect more in the future!

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Halls of Torment contains cartoon violence mainly against undead and demonic creatures with some gore from a top down non-detailed perspective.

System Requirements

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SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 or newer
    • Processor: 4 Cores / 2.5 GHz+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Xe / Nvidia GTX 970 / AMD RX 570 (Adrenalin 22.1.2)
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 or newer
    • Processor: 4 Cores / 3.5 GHz+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 / AMD RX 570 (Adrenalin 22.1.2)
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS or equivalent
    • Processor: 4 Cores / 2.5 GHz+
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Intel Iris Xe / Nvidia GTX 970 / AMD RX 570 (Mesa 22.0)
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS or equivalent
    • Processor: 4 Cores / 3.5 GHz+
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1070 / AMD RX 570 (Mesa 22.0)
    • Storage: 4 GB available space

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