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Posts tagged “Sproggiwood”

The Roguelikest: Caves Of Qud On Early Access

There is the roguelite, where the ideas of permadeath and difficult combat are played with to create something that has those same values but appeals to the less patient player. There's the roguelike, which at this stage in gaming history is usually so far flung from its low-bit routes and ascii art to be almost unrecognisable. Then there's something like Caves of Qud [official site], which is…

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Wibble Wobble, Jelly On A Plate: Roguelike Sproggiwood

Freehold Games' first roguelike, Caves of Qud, had the traditional roguelike aesthetic of 'explosion in an ASCII factory' but their second is quite different. Sproggiwood's hand-painted style is so cute that its gelatinous cubes sit upon plates and if you don't smile seeing them bounce away in a new trailer, you're even stonier than I. Its writing looks pretty fun too, though perhaps I'm falling…

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