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Risk of Rain
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Description
Release date: Fall 2013
''..feels polished and raw even in its current form, perfectly capable of drawing you back again and again.'' - Chris Priestman via IndieStatik

''Risk of Rain is definitely worth your time.'' - Northernlion

''When people do pixel art right, like this, it just looks gorgeous'' - Patrick Klepek via Giantbomb

''It has elements from a lot of modern triple-A titles, and adds its own unique twist and charm.''
- PaperBatVG


Risk of Rain is an action platformer with roguelike elements. With permanent death as a primary feature, players will have to play their best to get as far as possible. Fight on a mysterious planet with randomly spawning enemies and bosses. With over 100 items at your disposal, you will find the tools you need to find the teleporter back home. Discover a myriad of randomly chosen stages, from the desolate forest to the frozen tundra.

Games with roguelike elements have recently had a large jump in popularity. However, most players find roguelikes hard to jump into: it is usually exceedingly complex in UI and game rules. Risk of Rain aims to revitalize the genre with stylized graphics and an intuitive gameplay scheme that teaches itself, rather than having to be taught.

The three main goals for our game are simple:

1. Design a game that is randomly generated every play-through, to keep replayability high and fresh.

2. Time = difficulty. The longer you play, the harder the game gets. Keeping a sense of urgency keeps the game exciting!

3. Be enjoyable, regardless of whether you win or lose. No more fussing with complex and non-intuitive gameplay patterns. Players should not blame the game for their loss!

Features:
  • Engage in local and online multiplayer with friends and other players from around the world!
  • Play as 10 different characters, from the Commando to the Miner to the Engineer.
  • Fight over 20 different enemies and over 10 bosses, randomly chosen by the game with random abilities and powers.
  • Discover 13+ levels with different enemies, shrines, and chests on each one!
  • Recruit the help of 10+ drones, from missile drones to healing drones!
  • Unlock the lore of the game through the item and monster log!
  • Get new items and characters through achievements
  • Save your best highscores!
Popular Discussions View All (15)
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Aug 30, 2013 @ 6:09pm
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Aug 31, 2013 @ 7:17pm
Steam key with pre-purchase?
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Nov 8, 2013 @ 7:55am
Gamepad on risk of rain?
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Hoxtoquin [Minewack] Nov 26 @ 11:17am 
"Looks like a bad platformer game that's been shrunk down to micro size.

Not very appealing. Needs better graphics. Doesn't appear commerically viable for steam distribution." - Resolute, 2013. How wrong he was.
st0erk Aug 3 @ 6:30pm 
Good game!
Bac Van® Jul 24 @ 1:23pm 
Lets make a.... suggestion
Lets think that the current game uses 720X480
Maybe its better if it has (even) more effects nor 920X720
(dat resolution :D )
Keep working hard on the arena mode and bugfixes guys! I'd also love for you to add me :<
Jazza2013 Jul 1 @ 12:20am 
My money can not exit my wallet faster!
Gracz Mar 4 @ 12:00pm 
a like that game
Be2maru248 Feb 22 @ 2:10am 
I am a Japanese. Please support Japanese.
Hydro | Vortex Feb 19 @ 8:08am 
This is the best game ever. If you get the chance to get it, I know you will love it
Santa Brownie Jan 13 @ 8:23pm 
Just figured out this game came from greenlight which is surprising cus most of the games that get released never get my interest and look, the game was funded 340% higher than it required that's an impressive feat for this
Slayer Mark Jan 7 @ 11:07pm 
looks good