Posted: January 24
As a disclaimer, I enjoy Rouge-lites. Difficult gameplay and RNG can make for some really fun games for me.
Pro: (1) I really like the style/tone of the game. Having a sci-fi Rouge-lite is pretty refreshing, given how much of the genre is generic fantasy. (2) The gameplay and variety of items/weapons/armor is really diverse. There are plenty of items you will likely never see more than 1-2 times. Ranged weapons, melee, and psychic powers (basically magic) are all valid playstyles. (3) The large variety of characters allow you to pick a focus for a playstyle you like; however, they are all (mostly) able to eventually shift into other playstyles with a little work.
Cons: (1) The game is a little slow. I like Binding of Isaac and FTL for the short 30-60 minute playtimes. A good run at the Pit will last at least 10-ish hours though. This does help build the tension though. (2) The interface can be a little counter intuitive and annoying to scroll through, given the large amount of pages you need to access. It can be improved if you play on a larger resolution.