Category Archives: Roguelike

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Desktop Dungeons

Indie Games That Don’t Suck: Desktop Dungeons Rogue Legacy not enough like Rogue for you? This game should scratch that itch. Desktop Dungeons is a free 2010 roguelike by QCF design (to date their only game). What makes it unique … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Roguelike, Video Gaming

Rogue Legacy: Tolerable

Rogue Legacy: Tolerable This is Rogue Legacy, not the 1980 game Rogue. Sorry, Mike Ricca! Hope your controller works ok. Rogue Legacy is a 2013 2D platformer Metroidvania quasi-roguelike mish-mash of a game by Cellar Door Games. (1) It has … Continue reading

Exploring Stuff, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Platformer, Roguelike, Video Gaming

Spelunky Owns.

Spelunky Owns. Spelunky, like The Binding of Isaac, isn’t a Roguelike, but it adapts so many elements from that genre that the appellation is understandable. It’s hard, its levels randomly-generated, it has permadeath. But it’s not a turn-based dungeon crawler; … Continue reading

Platformer, Roguelike, Video Gaming

The Binding of Isaac Is a Brilliant Game

The Binding of Isaac Is a Brilliant Game I wrote about The Binding of Isaac previously but my first review was rather insubstantial and had far more Wikipedia links than necessary. I’ve since 99% completed the game after many hours … Continue reading

Horror, Roguelike, Video Gaming

The Binding of Isaac

The Binding of Isaac is a Roguelike/dungeon crawler by the creator of well-acclaimed Super Meat Boy, one that is heavily influenced by the first Legend of Zelda. It contains themes of abortion, child abuse, hell, and nauseating bodily fluids. It’s … Continue reading

Horror, Roguelike, Video Gaming