Combining its own unique take on the real-time roguelike genre, with a nostalgic 16-bit look and feel; Diehard Dungeon is a game that feels both familiar and quite different at the same time, "occupying a curious middle ground between The Legend of Zelda and The Binding of Isaac". [Edge online 2012] Followed by a trusty, treasure collecting companion chest, the player must make their way through the dungeons many randomly-generated rooms and levels. Armed with a sword and a ‘hand cannon’, all manner of nasty dungeon dwellers, bosses and traps will need to be defeated or traversed in order to emerge from the dungeon victorious! To aid them in their quest, the player may be lucky enough to encounter one or more upgrades, or new abilities, scattered throughout the dungeon. A randomly generated dungeon is created every playthrough. Discover the dungeons many secrets and multiple outcomes. Do you have what it takes to survive the dungeon?

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0 comments by Tricktale on Jan 13th, 2014

Happy new year everyone! I hope your experience of 2014 has, thus far, been a positive one.

Diehard Dungeon is currently ranked in the top 50 on Steam Greenlight, but has been struggling for many months to be approved.

If you haven't already, please vote for Diehard Dungeon HERE

I hope you have been enjoying the latest update (1.4.2). Thanks to everyone that has supported Diehard Dungeon over the last year. The game has changed quiet considerably since it's initial release, thanks in part to the excellent feedback I've received.

Thank you for your support and happy dungeoneering! I look forward to sharing more news soon!

Tricktale

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Skelworath
Skelworath Apr 19 2013, 4:29pm says:

Brilliant game, had a load of fun ...got 10 golden keys ... openned large chest... Champion mode unlocked message...game froze completly. Restart game, champion mode not enabled ...what does it do anyway? Kinda frustrating to get to the end but not get the prize.

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Tricktale
Tricktale Apr 19 2013, 5:12pm replied:

Hi, I've found the problem and will be uploading a patch tomorrow. The issue is with the champion mode unlocked message only responding to controller input and ignoring the keyboard. It's a stupid mistake. For a temporary workaround, you can open the DiehardDungeon_Progress file (located in Documents \ SavedGames \ DiehardDungeon \ DiehardDungeon_Save \ AllPlayers) with notepad and change the 0 to a 1. This will behave the same as unlocking it normally.

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Skelworath
Skelworath Apr 19 2013, 5:33pm replied:

Very well then! Sorry didn't see your reply ...and I was still playing :P.

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Tricktale
Tricktale Apr 20 2013, 7:33am replied:

Hi, just to let you know the patch (v1.3.1) should be live and ready to download. Thanks for pointing out the issue, it enabled me to fix it quickly!

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clippa
clippa Apr 19 2013, 4:08pm says:

Hiya, any way to zoom the camera out or widen the fov?
Playing with mouse and keyboard is a no go. I'm playing right over the other side of the room on a pad and it's still making me dizzy.
I've tried messing around with cheat engine and throwing a few files into a hex editor and poking around with no luck. Any quick fix for this or is it an option you could add in later updates?

Absolutely love the game but it's making me queasy :D

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Tricktale
Tricktale Apr 19 2013, 4:46pm replied:

I'm sorry it's making you feel queasy. I can definitely add an option in to zoom the camera out / widen the view.

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clippa
clippa Apr 19 2013, 4:56pm replied:

That would be absolutely fantastic :D Thanks for the reply.

I was fighting a boss just before and felt totally comfortable on the pad, I noticed that the camera zoomed out and stayed locked at that position during the fight, so maybe just having an option to lock the camera at that maximum zoom would be enough when playing with a pad, but yeah, it'd be great to be able to zoom it out even further when playing with mouse and keyboard.

Absolutely loving the game :D

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racalavaca
racalavaca Apr 19 2013, 3:15pm says:

Can't play this at all... re-installed twice, and game just crashes after the menu dude takes the arrow from the back.

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Tricktale
Tricktale Apr 19 2013, 3:53pm replied:

Hi, does it crash after showing the ...Wake up!... message? Does it show an error message? I'm looking into this now.

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racalavaca
racalavaca Apr 19 2013, 4:45pm replied:

The first 3 times it crashed right after the blood spatter, before any message. Then I re-installed and it crashed after it showed a "..." message, which is as far as I got

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Diehard Dungeon
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Fantastic dungeon crawler. Love the graphics and gameplay. Gamepad support is also a HUGE bonus!

Apr 19 2013, 2:27pm by cst003

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