RPG about a deadly game show in a futuristic dystopian society. Fight neverending attacks from merciless bounty hunters in the ruins of the city and survive the rough conditions of the devastated wasteland.
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Mostly Positive (38) - 71% of the 38 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Nov 30, 2018
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Recent updates View all (15)

April 30

Big Usability Update

This big updates brings lots of usability improvements like interaction outlines, more tutorial lessons (we have 18 so far) and many bug fixes.




Changes:
*** alpha-0.2 2019-04-30 238 ***
- fixed water search dialog
- fixed campfire particle positioning
- refactored body scanner usage
- fixed wrong item slot in tutorial messages
- new gun reloading progress bar
- gun reloading is stopped when going to sleep or switching weapons
- fixed multiple backpacks given after tutorial
- fixed hud loot warning highlighting
- faster door opening
- always opening door action dialog
- new highlighting for loot and people
- added lamp as default starter loot
- lowered hunter strength
- added energy charging lesson
- added tutorial on screen list
- contestant skills are randomized at startup
- fixed text printer sound not stopping
- shop prices depend on popularity
- changed impacts of life properties
- limited number of shop items
- choosing dialog replies by index number
- limited box2d forces
- frontend.properties loaded from user home folder

*** alpha-0.1 2019-03-23 219 ***
- clarified life and fatigue properties
- fixed crash when cycling weapons after dropping a weapon

*** alpha-0.1 2019-03-03 218 ***
- nullpointer fixes

*** alpha-0.1 2019-02-27 207 ***
- new text skip buttons
- reduced dodging fatique
- fast loot slots can be assigned from the PDA

*** alpha-0.1 2019-02-23 205 ***
- improved crash report window

*** alpha-0.1 2019-02-22 204 ***
- fixed dropping of weapons
- checking backpack capacity in loot shops
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February 17

New interactive tutorial in update alpha-0.1 2019-02-17 203



Changes:
*** alpha-0.1 2019-02-17 203 ***
- fixed reloading not working when empty and full ammo is in inventory
- fixed dropping of weapons
- added tutorial
- fixed missing interaction hints

More changes since update alpha-0.1 2018-12-27 186:


*** alpha-0.1 2019-02-05 199 ***
- improved font readability
- new melee target crosshair

*** alpha-0.1 2019-01-12 198 ***
- fixed reopening stats dialog
- added weapon switch help

*** alpha-0.1 2019-01-10 193 ***
- placed stim engine in level 1
- tweaked skill upgrade costs

*** alpha-0.1 2019-01-08 191 ***
- redesigned the loot shop
- faster startup

*** alpha-0.1 2018-12-30 187 ***
- improved movement reaction of player
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About This Game

The pixel art Roguelite RPG about a deadly game show in a futuristic dystopian society.



About a deadly game show in a futuristic dystopian society.
Fight neverending attacks from merciless bounty hunters in the ruins of the city and survive the rough conditions of the devastated wasteland.




  • Explore urban districts and the wasteland
  • Loot weapons, tools and food and repair and mod your loot
  • Lockpick doors or blow them up
  • Collect stims to upgrade your character's body and skills
  • Wear various kinds of armor to protect against bullets, radiation and diseases


  • Fight crazy bounty hunters with guns and melee weapons
  • Hypnotize your enemies
  • Use stealth tech for moving unnoticed
  • Wear armor for protection against protect against bullets, radiation and diseases


  • Watch out for food and water
  • Sleep to fight exhaustion
  • Deal with day and night cycles, with cold, heat and radiation
  • Treat wounds and diseases
  • Build campfires to keep warm
  • Cook food for better nutrition



  • Knight: Slow but armored like a tank
  • Evil Clown: A true psycho
  • Mercenary: The not-so-bright fighting machine
  • Rogue: The blinking fast sly dog
  • ... and more to come


The game takes place somewhere in the future where the majority of people are living in poverty under an oppressive government. The only hope for a better life seems to be the Lethal Running Game Show where rich rewards are promised to the winners.

As a game show contestant, you must ward off never-ending attacks from merciless bounty hunters in the ruins of the city and survive the rough conditions of a devastated wasteland. You’ll work hard to upgrade skills like gun handling and melee fighting, but you’re not all brawn. You’ll also have to upgrade your engineering skills and to ensure survival, find clean water and cure diseases.
Last but not least, you must win over the game show audience and become its star. You made it! Or, did you? Never forget that permadeath is always close at hand.

More Facts
  • Pixel art action RPG
  • Roguelite with permadeath
  • Procedurally generated levels for great replayability
  • Vertical and horizontal game progression

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7/8/10
    • Processor: Dual Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: minimum monitor resolution: 1366x768
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • Graphics: recommended monitor resolution: 1920x1080

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