Explore, collect resources and craft your way through the roguelite forest. Battle mystical creatures from Swedish folk lore, and reach Necken, the creature known for drowning everyone who meets him.
All Reviews:
Positive (13) - 92% of the 13 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Jan 31, 2019

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Because Early Access is perfect for a roguelite with a creative community that has ideas, suggestions and feedback. The core game is completed, but there are tons of ideas and mechanics that would love to be in the game. Together we can choose which ones are going to make the cut!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The EA period has been longer than anticipated, but should most likely leave Early Access in 2020.”

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

“The core mechanics of the game is in place, but supporting mechanics are still lacking. The completed version will have more supporting mechanics to enhance the gameplay even more. Things like random events, unidentified mushrooms, more playable characters for example, will add more variety to the game without changing the core concept of the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is fully playable from start to end - all the core mechanics are in place, such as random levels, crafting, combat, meta items etc. For full feature list, see the About section.”

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

“The current plan is to not change the price after the full release.”

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

“The community is an invaluable resource in terms of design, desicion making and game balance. A lot of good ideas have already made it into the game based on community suggestions.”
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About This Game

Deforest, plunder and kill. Leave no stone unturned.

Necken is a tile based roguelite where you must use the resources the forest provides in order to survive.

The forest is full of animals, carolean soldiers and mystical creatures, and neither of them wants you around. Collect resources, craft gear and explore the woods to reach the water spirit Necken and end his growing influence.

The game plays like a classic roguelike, except for turn based movement - everything moves freely

  • Generated forests - Never walk the same path twice. More chests, loot and collectibles the further you get.
  • Permanent death - A small mistake can take a few minutes before it kills you.
  • Minimalistic controls - Who wants to use the whole keyboard for different special commands?
  • Crafting - Make sure you always have the gear you need to fight your way to the end.
  • Turn based combat - Tactical decisions without being swarmed by nasty boars.
  • Unlockables - Which trinket will enhance your playstyle the best? A basket? A hat? Who knows.
  • Resource collection - Hoard so many different rocks.
  • Unlockable characters - 3 characters with 3 variants each.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 SP1+
    • Processor: 1.6Ghz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: Graphics card with DX10 (shader model 4.0) capabilities
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any

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