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Dungeons of Dredmor: An old schoolish, dungeon crawling, loot grabbing, Diggle killing, grid based, rogue-like indie game from Gaslamp Games.
Dungeons of Dredmor is a really simple and challenging game, when starting a new game you are first asked to choose between difficulties, permanent death or not and small dungeons with the same enemies and if you have the DLC an additional 15 levels to go through. You will not be hurting for things to see and do in Dungeons of Dredmor, if anyone has gotten 100% on it you are truly one of a kind. Next you are greeted with choosing skills, you can choose up to 7 skills from a list of 50 different skills, all offering unique abilities and play styles, once you've chosen between such skills as Emomancy, Killer Vegan and Bankster you choose male or female and enter the dungeons!
The story behind this game is that the evil lich Dredmor was imprisoned beneath the world for being a ♥♥♥♥♥♥ but has slowly eroded away his bonds and you are asked to enter into his prison and stop him!...again! Its dirt simple but, hey it works well and the dungeons are no joke.
The game is grid based and combat is turned based, you can click or use the keyboard to move, upon combat you trade shots with your foe, (or take turns), the challenge of Dredmor is in how you build your character and a little bit of luck with finding powerful items and shrines, but mostly in how you build your character. Although there are many skills to pick from some are better suited for dungeoneering than others, some only work better with other skills and there are some that are must haves, make no mistake there are ideal builds for this game.
Items come in to play a little bit, especially food and healing items, but the crafting system in Dredmor is deep, there is a lot to craft and I haven't personally seen it, but what I have seen is almost every item in the game being craft-able. There are also skills associated with crafting, so you can build your character around any of the crafts if you so choose (such as being a clockwork, steam-punk knight) and it crafting things is as simple as having the crafting kit and using it with the correct items, and there are a TON of items to craft.
The graphics are also nice with this mix of hand painted/ comic look style, the game also runs smoothly as butter and looks so simple you should be able to run it on anything (as long as its not 20+ year old computer) so its a great game for laptops. My only complaint about the graphics is more of a personal desire, the game shows you all these really neat hand-drawn items that look totally badass, however it never shows on your character, your character always will have the same frilly Guybrush Threepwood outfit regardless of the badass armor and traffic cone you have equipped, that kind of detail would have been appreciated.
Music in the game is excellent, with lots of organ, piano and strings giving a sort of melancholy tune alongside some quirky upbeat tunes. The tracks tend to repeat if you linger on a floor too long so that may be a downside depending on how much you like it, and the music is what you'll listen to the majority of the games (in fact it often overpowers the other sounds of the game) so it’s a good thing it’s an awesome soundtrack.
Dungeons of Dredmor is funny and challenging, a great game to play anywhere and caters to a lot of playstyles, it’s a solid experience and gives you a huge amount of content to enjoy for a cheap price of $4.99, you could drop an extra $6.99 and have the complete set which I honestly suggest because it’s a great deal for the amount of added content you get even if you don’t end up seeing all of it. If you want a challenge, or a never ending rogue-like game, enter the Dungeons of Dredmor!
TL/DR; Dungeons of Dredmor is a rogue-like dungeon crawler with a HUGE amount of content for $4.99 USD, it’s got humor, charm and challenge, with plenty to do and replay ability to the Nth degree. It’s really cheap for what you get, Gaslamp Games certainly is giving you bang for your buck, honestly if you don’t own the game, consider getting the full package for $6.99 USD, it’s just a few extra bucks and well worth it, plus the DLC by itself is $5.98 USD on its own so don’t waste your money unnecessarily! Check it out and support these guys so we can get more greatness in the future!
-Double Thumbs up from Royial
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