Dreamscaper is an ARPG Roguelite blending elements from brawlers, top-down shooters, and dungeon crawlers. Every slumber is a different dungeon in an an ever-changing world with a multitude of unique events and challenges. Play as Cassidy, dive into her subconscious and take on the surreal nightmares she wrestles with in order to save her from a dark fate.
A rich, expansive combat system that rewards skilled play. Use careful positioning, exact timing and quick reflexes to defeat foes with an abundance of combat options.
Each weapon class in Dreamscaper is unique, from rending the earth below your nightmares to whipping a yo-yo into their faces. You’ll have a myriad of ways to approach combat.
Enemies and bosses in Dreamscaper are representations of Cassidy's most negative emotions. Vanquish those deadly foes to clear the dark miasma surrounding her.
Adventure through beautiful, haunting dreams to discover untold secrets, vanquish nightmares, and upgrade your gear all while uncovering Cassidy’s story as you plunge through her subconscious. Each dream is another peek into Cassidy’s memories and experiences.
Live Cassidy's waking life and forge friendships with the people around her. Empower Cassidy with their hopes and memories to dispel the darkness of her nightmares.
SAN FRANCISCO – Aug. 14, 2020 – Dreamscaper, the surreal roguelite action RPG from publisher Freedom! Games and developer Afterburner Studios, is out now on PC via Steam Early Access.
Journey through twisted dream realms conjured by the subconscious mind of Cassidy, a young woman wrestling with her inner demons. Trapped in a traumatic loop where restless slumber brings forth dungeons teeming with nightmares and challenges to overcome, her only defense against the darkness is the power of lucid dreaming. Fortify Cassidy’s psychic abilities in the waking world by forging friendships, then strike back against her nocturnal foes in intense hack-and-slash combat.
Master an expressive battle system to fend off Cassidy’s enemies and rescue her from a dark fate. Wield imaginative weapons ranging from ethereal yo-yos to blazing finger guns while manipulating the elements, warping space, and even controlling time. Weave together these fantastical powers while using careful positioning, precise timing, and quick reflexes to dodge, parry, and dispatch attackers.
Unlock persistent upgrades and harness their potent effects to vanquish horrifying bosses that embody negative emotions like isolation and loss. Explore breathtaking ever-changing dreamscapes reflective of real-world struggles to find a way out of this nightmarish cycle.
“It’s been an exciting journey this summer on our road to Early Access, and we’ve been blown away by the response to Dreamscaper in events like the Steam Game Festival, IGN’s Summer of Gaming, and Day of the Devs,” said Ian Cofino, co-founder, Afterburner Studios. “Unleashing the game on Steam today is a huge milestone for us and we’re looking forward to hearing more from players as we continue to fine-tune this experience and make Dreamscaper the action RPG of our dreams.”
Dreamscaper is now available on Steam Early Access for Windows PC for $19.99 / €18.49 / £14.49 with a 25% launch week discount. For more information, please visit the official website, follow Dreamscaper on Twitter and Instagram, like the Facebook page, and join the community on Discord.
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About Freedom! Games
Freedom! Games is a publishing company founded by games industry veterans Donovan Duncan and Ben Robinson. With more than 50 years of combined experience in the business, including helming Curse, Fandom, and Gamepedia, the team at Freedom! now aim to leverage their expertise, experience, and passion to foster innovation and creativity from talented game makers.
For more information, visit the official website.
About Afterburner Studios
Afterburner Studios was founded in 2018 by three former AAA developers gone rogue. After years of working on titles like NBA2K, SOS, Gears of War 3, Paragon, and many more, they decided to go indie and create gaming experiences that tell powerful stories. Their debut project Dreamscaper was successfully crowdfunded on Kickstarter in 2019 and is now available on Steam Early Access.
For more information, please visit the official website.
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