Rune Gate is a deck-building roguelite where you design your own cards by slotting in various elemental runes. Gather your party, craft your runes, gear up and defend against hordes of enemies from the Rune Gate. How long can you survive?
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Positive (25) - 96% of the 25 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Aug 25, 2023

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“In order to improve the overall experience of the game, a lot of things needs to be balanced, such as difficulties, cards and runes. There are no better way to do this than involving the community.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“3 - 6 months”

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

“More runes, better bosses. Potentially a new difficulty level with unique content.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The Early Access version has all the feature listed in the "About This Game" section down below. The balance and runes may still need some works, but overall it is feature complete with a fully replayable experience.”

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

“We plan to gradually raise the price as we ship new content and features.”

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

“Through social media, discord and email feedbacks.”
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About This Game

The Rune Gate has been breached, as the commander of the bridge guard, you must recruit champions with different specialties and defend against hordes of enemies from the gate. Rune Gate is a deck-building roguelite where you can design your own cards by slotting in various elemental runes.

The Rune system makes card customization super fast and easy. It's up to you how to craft synergies across different cards, and how strong or useful each card is. Slot in attack runes, you get a high damage card; Slot in draw or energy runes, you get an utility card; Slot in debuff runes, you get yourself a curse card. Need a new slot? Just upgrade your card!

Right now there are near 200 runes in the game, each rune has its own signature and restraint. They can be earned through combat after unlocked, crafted through lower tier runes or obtained through encounters or merchants.

You use a party of champions against enemies on the other side. Each champion has its own type of weapon and runes to play with. Each type of weapon is a deck with its own unique sets of cards to build from. There are 18 champions for you to recruit, 3 of each elemental type.

Yes... There Are Loot

Not only can you get runes after combat, you can also get gears and augments. Gears can boost your champions' offence and defense abilities, they also have runes slotted in for you to use when equipped. Augments can give your champions a unique buff in combat once equipped.

Wait... You Can Summon?

Followers are also a type of "Gear" you can get and can be summoned during battle. They have their own move sets which are also a set of cards that can also be customized through runes.

Fame-Based Meta Progression

Fame can be gained through combat in each realm. You can use them to permanently unlock certain runes and give yourself various advantages to help you progress further in future runs.


System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: IGP or better
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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