LGK Games would like to present Runers - a rogue-like top-down dungeon shooter where the player explores 10 floors of a dungeon. The player has a large amount of customization available to them through the use of races, classes, runes, and spells! There are 10 elements of runes available to find, which is what Runers is all about.

Runes are what Runers is all about. It is about using runes to make the spells you want to fit your playstyle. Runes can be found from killing enemies, destructables, among other ways. You can combine any 1, 2, or 3 runes you find into a unique spell. With 10 runes in the game, that adds up to a total of 285 total unique spells. Runes can also be used to upgrade existing spells. Runes may also spawn with modifiers, such as -5% cooldowns, that will be applied to a spell that is created with that rune.

Passive Abilities:
There are a total of 20 passive abilities to be chosen from when selecting your character. These can range from passively shooting out bullets, to gaining increased benefits from health packs.

Active Abilities:
There are a total of 20 different active abilities to be chosen from when selecting your character. These can range from shooting multiple spells with no cooldown, to summoning creatures to assist you in your battles.

When you gain enough xp, you can level up! Leveling up gives you a choice of different traits to choose from, each granting you unique and powerful effects. You can choose from gaining unique effects on critical hits, to having a chance for bonus effects on spell casts.

As you delve deeper into the game, rooms will start becoming hazardous. This could be anything from pools of lava to patches of ice, or even black holes that constantly pull everything in the room towards it. You need to take these into account as you fight for your life.

Room Auras:
Rooms may sometimes be enchanted with auras, providing a buff or a debuff to all entities in the room, friendly and foe. For example a room may have -20% move speed, so you may be moving pretty slow, but the enemies are too! Hope you brought a teleporting spell!

Event Rooms:
Every floor contains at least one event room. These events can vary from protecting an NPC, killing enemies with a debuff on you, or avoiding all damage for a certain amount of time. If you complete the event, you will then get to choose a bonus to your character, such as a permanent stat or rune bonus.

Randomly Generated Floors:
Each floor is randomly generated, so no two play sessions are the same. From the enemies that spawn, to the destructables, room auras, hazards, etc, you can always count on a new experience. Enemies also may spawn with randomly increased stats, so no 2 Novice Light Mages will be exactly the same.

Difficulty Levels:
Runers will sport 10 difficulty levels. Runers will be hard. Very hard. Strive to beat all 10 difficulties as the toughest difficulty is going to test your skill and your willpower. More destructables, more hazards, more potent room auras, and stronger enemy upgrades await you on higher difficulties.

Challenges and Achievements:
There will be over 100 specifically designed challenges to be attempted outside of the normal game. This ranges from avoiding taking damage, to clearing a floor in X number of seconds. Go for the best times, go for records! Ahchievements will also exist, much like any game nowadays. Can you beat every challenge? Can you beat the game on the toughest difficulty? Show off your skill!

Physics Influenced Gameplay:
The player and all enemies have bodies with density. Hitting an enemy with a spell will knock them around. Some spells will be more efficient at manipulating enemies this way, and some may not knock back enemies at all. Spells may also be affected by forces, so watch out if your Magic Missile get deflected mid flight. Increase your density to prevent being knocked around so much, or decrease the enemy's density if you want to send them flying.

If you have any questions, let us know!

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Blog: Runersgame.com
Youtube: Youtube.com
Twitter: Twitter.com
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Runers first alpha demo is now available to the public!

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Runers is a top-down rogue-like dungeon shooter that lets the player explore a vast dungeon and face fierce monsters and bosses. As the game advances further in to the dungeon, the player will gather Runes, which will be used to combine into more than 285 spells.

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Runers is on Kickstarter and Greenlight

Runers is on Kickstarter and Greenlight


Hello everyone! We are proud to announce that Runers is now on Kickstarter and Greenlight!

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Runers Alpha Demo

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This is our first public alpha demo for Runers. This is limited to the first three floors, and gives a good representation of the game.

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