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Darkest Dungeon

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85.22% Overall Rank: 1981
PC Rank: 443
2015 Games Rank: 1972
2015 PC Rank: 443
Score based on 29 reviews


Darkest Dungeon is a challenging gothic roguelike turn-based RPG about the psychological stresses of adventuring. Recruit, train, and lead a team of flawed heroes through twisted forests, forgotten warrens, ruined crypts, and beyond. You'll battle not only unimaginable foes, but stress, famine, disease, and the ever-encroaching dark. Uncover strange mysteries, and pit the heroes against an array of fearsome monsters with an innovative strategic turn-based combat system. * The Affliction System battle not only monsters, but stress! Contend with paranoia, masochism, fear, irrationality, and a host of gameplay-meaningful quirks! * Striking hand-drawn gothic crowquill art style * Innovative turn-based combat pits you against a host of diabolical monsters * Narration system to celebrate your successes...and failures * 16 (and counting!) playable hero classes, including Plague Doctor, Hellion, and even the Leper! * Camp to heal wounds or deliver inspiring speeches. * Rest your weary, shell-shocked characters in town at the Tavern or the Abbey to keep their stress in check. * Classic CRPG and roguelike features, including character permadeath, procedural dungeons, and incredible replay Can you stem the tide of eldritch horrors erupting across your family's ancestral estate? Descend at your peril!
Release Date: February 3, 2015

Latest Reviews

PC Power Play 03/24/16 Review 9 out of 10
Game Debate 03/24/16 Review 8 out of 10
Guardian 03/22/16 Review 4 out of 5
GamesMaster UK 03/19/16 Review 82 out of 100
gamesTM 03/17/16 Review 7 out of 10
Hooked Gamers 03/09/16 Review 9 out of 10
Edge Magazine UK 03/07/16 Review 8 out of 10
RPGFan 02/29/16 Review 80 out of 100
Polygon 02/24/16 Review 8 out of 10
CGMagazine 02/16/16 Review 8.5 out of 10