NEWS ARCHIVE
Oct, 16

Alpha23 release countdown

I've been back to working on KeeperRL the last week, and things are progressing smoothly. There are only a few bugs and some balance issues left to fix. I will also be defining... more

Aug, 30

Release plan for Alpha23 and a new testing build

The work on KeeperRL Alpha23 is slowly coming to an end. The only things left to do are bug fixes and final changes to the endless mode. I was aiming to release this update at the... more

Aug, 08

Progress on the endless mode and the introduction of digging enemies

I've been working on the endless mode recently, trying to get some good gameplay out of it. As a reminder, the endless mode is all about defending your dungeon against incoming... more

Jul, 25

Upcoming gameplay changes, part II: combat

The previous blog post about progression has stirred a lot of discussion, and I want to follow up a little bit, before I go into the main topic of this post. If you haven't read... more

Jul, 03

Upcoming gameplay changes, part I

I recently stumbled upon an old Reddit "AMA" by Tynan Sylvester, the author of Rimworld. I hope he doesn't mind if I quote chunk of one of his answers here. "What designers need... more

Jun, 14

KeeperRL Alpha22 is released!

KeeperRL Alpha22 is out! The update features a dedicated tutorial, as well as many technical and gameplay improvements. Check out the changelog below for details. As always,... more

May, 26

Release plan for Alpha22

It's slowly the time to wrap up the release of the twenty-second Alpha. The plans for this version were ambitious, but I had to postpone many of them, otherwise the update would... more

Apr, 14

Improvements under the hood

Many changes have happened in KeeperRL land in the last few weeks. Most of them were in the game's internals, so they may not be very interesting to you, but they are important... more

Mar, 26

Plans for Alpha22

It's been a while since I last wrote on the blog, and let's be frank, regular updates are not my strongest point :P . But that doesn't mean that I'm not busy working on your... more

Mar, 10

Hotfix3 patch released

I rolled out an important fix to all stores. Fixed a common bug that caused the game to crash or go into an infinite autosave loop after opening a... more


 LATEST NEWS

May, 17

Gameplay features coming in Alpha25

I've been working on the next KeeperRL update at full steam for the past few weeks. The changes have all been oriented around gameplay and not very hard in terms of programming,... more

May, 09

Alpha24 hotfix

The direct download version of KeeperRL has been updated with a few bug fixes. I've also starting working on Alpha25 already, and will post an update on that in the next few... more

Apr, 02

KeeperRL Alpha24 is released!

It's my pleasure to announce that KeeperRL Alpha24 is out! It's another big gameplay patch, bringing in many new features: Overhauled prisoner system. Enemies are explicitly... more

Mar, 14

KeeperRL Alpha24 available for testing on Steam

In the last few weeks I've been very busy fixing bugs, optimizing, and polishing all the new features queued up for this update. The patch has finally reached a point where I can... more

Feb, 09

Changes in mining

This blog post will be devoted to a number of changes that I made to mining, minerals, and map generation. The main theme is that the geology tech will be removed, and all... more

 

 PLAYERS SAID

There are no other games out there like KeeperRL. The game is a unique mixture of management, levelling, crafting, constructing, exploring, adventure etc. […] The possibility of interacting with other’s players monumental dungeons turn KeeperRL into one of the most promising games I’ve found.

dbvel

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.

Avarti

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

DaavPuke