Category Archives: Roguelike Highlights

Roguelike-like: Transcendence

[Click on images for larger versions.] Recently I’ve discovered a few games that are clearly influenced by traditional roguelikes, and manage to use roguelike elements in a completely different genre with some impressive results. Transcendence is one such game, and … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: DoomRL

[Be sure to read my introduction to roguelikes if you haven’t already. Previous Roguelike Highlights can be read here.] It is true: I have never played Doom. This is why jefequeso contributed a guest post about it. As a game … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup

EDIT: If you are reading this from the FUTURE, please note that Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup was on version 0.9 at the time of writing, and the game has changed significantly since. Older versions are all archived here, however, if … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Brogue

[Be sure to read my introduction to roguelikes, and check out my first roguelike highlight here. Also, you can click the images for larger versions.] Brogue is a more traditional roguelike than Dungeons of Dredmor, but it’s still pretty easy … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Dungeons of Dredmor

[Be sure to check out my introduction to Roguelikes if you haven’t read it yet! Also, click on images for larger versions.] Dungeons of Dredmor has one serious drawback compared to many other roguelikes: it is not free. But for … Continue reading

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Roguelike Highlights: Introduction

Roguelikes constitute an interesting sub-genre. Known for extremely minimal graphics but extremely complex gameplay, they are games which ones plays forever, essentially, returning again and again over the course of one’s lifetime. Most players will never win, but the big … Continue reading

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