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0 comments by hopoo on Jan 3rd, 2013

For those unfamilar with the roguelike(like) genre, it is characterized primarily by randomized gameplay and permanent death. 

However, most players find the genre hard to jump into: it is usually exceedingly complex. Risk of Rain aims to revitalize the genre with stylized graphics and an intuitive gameplay scheme that teaches itself, rather then having to be taught.The three main goals for our game are simple:

1. Design a game that is randomly generated every play-through, to keep replayability high and fresh.

2. Time = difficulty. The longer you play, the harder the game gets.

3. Be enjoyable, regardless of whether you win or lose.

Monster spawning, item spawning, even where you spawn in the map is randomly generated. No game will ever be the same as another. Playing more and completing challenges will unlock more content, thrown into the “pool” of random generation once players become comfortable. 

More details will be upcoming!

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UselessBuffalo Feb 15 2014, 4:45pm says:

Game looks awesome! well done!

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alexpoysky Feb 26 2013, 5:04pm says:

>Hey there, this game rocks! I wanted have a brief chat with you if at all possible. Let me know.
Alex Poysky

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hopoo Feb 12 2013, 12:35pm replied:

Hey there! There is a "submit" button on our Tumblr that you can submit screenshots and messages to us directly.
Thanks for taking the time to help us out!


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PublicSeaLion Jan 31 2013, 10:46pm says:

Great game! Has tons of potential. Here is my Let's Play video: Youtube.com

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hopoo Feb 4 2013, 10:29pm replied:

Thanks a lot for the video!

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hopoo Jan 16 2013, 1:32pm replied:

Glad to hear it! We are working hard to bring more content as soon as possible.

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