Rogue's Tale is a single player turn-based dungeon crawling game. The game takes place in a place called Frostmourn Keep and its underlying dungeons located in the World's End Mountains. The goal is to overthrow the current king of the Frostmourn Keep and become the new king. A demo version and game guide can be found on the homepage. Key features: - Classless character building where you can choose to be the kind of rogue you want. - Seemingly unfair, untimely and unforgiving deaths which are also permanent. - Ways to counter these deaths by learning the game mechanics. - Random dungeons and encounters. - 24 talents to build your character with. - 30 spells to build your character even further. - 30 heritages that make your next character stronger. - 30 challenges to complete once you get the hang of the game.

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2 comments by nibbe on Jan 12th, 2014

Another year and another version. 1.06 should become available in about a day or so featuring new overlay tileset, new boss level with lots of tentacles, new creatures to tackle, minor survivability buff for low level characters in the form of snails (lots of them), heritage dog and an in-game level editor.

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1.04 Standalone Server

1.04 Standalone Server

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This application can be used to run your own private server. It does not have its own installer and it is ready to run as soon as you unpack it in some...

1.04 Custom Dungeons

1.04 Custom Dungeons

Mar 20, 2013 Singleplayer Map 0 comments

These are the handmade dungeons 1.04 was supposed to have but they didn't quite make it in the installer package. You can install them by unpacking the...

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FalconGrey
FalconGrey Nov 11 2013, 10:16pm says:

Just have to say I still play and love this game. Even got a friend addicted to this game he calls 'The most horrid and hard to play game' he has ever played. Granted he keeps playing it! xD

Very addictive. Only wondering if there is an expansion or more another update coming any time in the near future.

Sword of the Stars: The Pit (another Rouge like game). It plays like: OMG! I'm out of bullets! OMG! There's so many of them! OMG! I'm DEAD!
And Jax.... that IS the idea of a Rogue type game; to be hard and to die in unfair, untimely, and unforgiving ways. The lure of the game is to see how much further you can get 'this time'.

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nibbe Creator
nibbe Nov 14 2013, 3:20pm replied:

1.06 is being worked on and it will be the largest update so far. Timewise maybe 10 to 12 weeks if all goes smooth.

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jax42
jax42 Aug 7 2013, 8:37am says:

Just a bit of friendly advice, if you want to sell more copies of your game you should seriously think about adding an easy option!

Not only would it help new players to this type of game but it would give them a chance to learn the basics quicker and then play it more prepared for the normal level. There is one game that did it this way called DarysLegend and it works out quite well :)

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Siradein
Siradein Jul 16 2013, 9:09pm says:

- Seemingly unfair, untimely and unforgiving deaths which are also permanent.

THIS.

Yet I keep coming back >.>

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pos_car
pos_car Oct 5 2013, 1:42pm replied:

Yep, I've died 1st turn a couple of times now lol

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RoguelikesEsp
RoguelikesEsp Jul 7 2013, 6:49pm says:

One of my favorite roguelike game.

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quentin405
quentin405 Jul 3 2013, 12:30am says:

You know what would be awesome?
If I had friends. Because if I had friends, I would be like, "Hey bro, I need a favor.. can you gift me a copy of Rogues Tale?"

And this friend would be all like, "Heeeeeellll yeah bro."
That would be awesome.

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graspee
graspee Aug 5 2013, 10:21pm replied:

You know what would be awesome?
People not begging pathetically on desura.

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tacticalboss
tacticalboss Jun 29 2013, 9:34am says:

Best rogue like ever.

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MagicWalker
MagicWalker Jun 9 2013, 11:20am says:

Love this game! Thank you :)

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Rogue's Tale
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Released Dec 30, 2012
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Highest Rated (6 agree) 10/10

Yes, rated a 10. Now, before you act like "GRASPEE SAYS", and start throwing a fit about it being a difficult game at the start... DUH... it's a Roguelike!!! Please don't get me wrong, there are times when you start a new game, where your heart sinks because you just KNOW that the snake (who is 3 squares away) AND the Archer standing next to it, is going to make a quick end to your game... only to be ecstatic that you barely squeaked by. There will be times, while walking down a corridor, you spot…

Mar 7 2013, 1:25am by kmkenpo

Lowest Rated (4 agree) 5/10

This game is not well-balanced with respect to the difficulty the player experiences as the game goes in. Basically it seems there is too much randomness and not enough procedural stuff going on in the design of levels. As others have pointed out, you can start out surrounded by three enemies. Also you can start out in a room with multiple locked doors to get out and it is boring as hell battering yourself on the doors and losing most of your hp, then resting for tedious amounts of time until the…

Mar 6 2013, 12:41pm by graspee

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