Ambitious dungeon simulator with roguelike elements.

Inspired by Dwarf Fortress, Dungeon Keeper, and classic roguelikes.

keeper-elementalistTake the role of an evil wizard and seek the ultimate knowledge of destruction. Explore the world, murder innocent villagers and burn their homes. Build your dungeon, lay traps and prepare for an assault of angry heroes.

When you control your minions the game becomes a classic roguelike, with turn-based and very tactical combat. You can also play as an adventurer and assault dungeons made by you or other players.


Dungeon management

You will dig deep into the mountain and build dozens of rooms, corridors and traps. Your minions will train and produce weapons and armor. Prisoners will be tortured. You will research new technologies like alchemy, beast mutation and sorcery.

Roguelike mechanics

The world is simulated on a very detailed level. Creatures use equipment and consumable items. There are dozens of special items, spells, attributes and special attacks. You can cut off heads and limbs and blind or poison your enemies. If you’re not careful with fire, you can burn an entire forest or even your own dungeon.

Online dungeon sharing

Retire your dungeon and let other players explore it as adventurers, witnessing the destruction you’ve done and fighting with the forces that you’ve left behind.



Where can I get it?

deco1You can buy the full commercial version on Steam, Humble Store or You can also get it by donating to an animal charity. There is also a free version, which is the same as the full release, minus graphics and sound. Finally, the full source code is available under the GPL license, so you can even modify the game! Go to downloads for more information.


Dec, 03

New website!

As you can see we have a new shiny website! It was designed by Carlos from Just in time as the old one got hacked! :D All the accounts and forum posts from the... more

Nov, 27

KeeperRL alpha17 is released!

This update improves graphics and UI, and introduces sound effects! There are also minor gameplay changes and numerous bugfixes and improvements. See below for changelog. I'd... more

Nov, 05

KeeperRL’s second birthday!

Exactly two years ago I released the first alpha version of KeeperRL. Watch the video below to see what it looked like. I remember someone said back then that they feel it could... more

Oct, 10

KeeperRL alpha16 hotfix

Most of the known bugs in Alpha16 have been fixed, so it's time to release an update to the standalone version of KeeperRL. If you've bought the standalone version, you can... more

Sep, 22

KeeperRL Alpha16 is out!

KeeperRL alpha16 is out. This is a big content update, so make sure to check it out! The free and paid versions are available from You can also buy the game on Steam.... more



KeeperRL works for Windows, Linux and Mac. The commercial version is exactly the same as the free one, except it features graphics and music. You can get it from Steam or

For more detailed information head over the Download section.


This game is amazing! It’s challenging, fun, unique, and exactly what you might expect it to be. For an early access game it’s incredible. And the thought that there’s more to come thrills me! I can’t wait to see how this awesome game will develop even more.


The lovechild of Dwarf Fortress, Dungeon Keeper, and traditional roguelikes. I would strongly recommend this game to anyone who has enjoyed any of those games.


Any time I touch another race, I get bent over like a cheap, overworked sex worker. I love sucking at this game so much.