Take 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.
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.
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.
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.
You can buy the full commercial version on Steam, Humble Store or Itch.io. 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.
The last few KeeperRL patches improved modding support to the point where you can change or replace the majority of the game's content. I'm very happy that a few hardcore fans... more
KeeperRL Alpha 28 is out! This update focuses on modding support, and also features new content and many quality-of-life improvements. At this point most of KeeperRL's content... more
It's been almost two months since the last patch came out, and during that time I've been working full time on bringing you Alpha 28. At this point I'm done with adding major new... more
KeeperRL Alpha 27 is out! This is another big gameplay update, introducing many improvements in playability and AI. You can now build your dungeons across multiple Z-levels,... more
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