New deckbuilding roguelite SpellRogue has an attention-grabbing twist: You’ve got obtained your playing cards, certain, however they’re powered by a pool of cube that you simply re-roll every flip. The debut game of latest developer Guidelight, SpellRogue focuses on build up potent mixtures of spell talents and fuelling them by rolling a pool of mana cube.

Early person critiques name it a mixture of Slay the Spire and Dicey Dungeons, which is a reasonably potent advice should you take pleasure in both of these relatively genre-defining video games.

The premise is fairly easy: You’ve got obtained a row of spell playing cards, every of which requires a cube with specific roll to activate. Every flip you roll a pool of mana cube and spend them to cast the spells. Easy sufficient, however it will get wild from there: Characters can twist and manipulate their cube, altering what was rolled, whereas sure spells return the cube used to cast them in altered type, or change that cube without end.

The early entry launch, of February 12, has three characters and a full marketing campaign to play via ending in a boss struggle alongside a slew of mutator results to maintain it new and attention-grabbing. Over the course of early entry the builders hope so as to add “a brand new Air-themed wizard, including new boss- and elite enemies, including extra spells, artifacts, relics, potions and mutators.”

As every run goes on you are in a position to fill a number of improve slots on every spell, gaining results that vary from fundamental additional injury or a bonus goal to completely altering what cube these spells take to activate, giving cube again in return for utilizing them, or what number of occasions they are often activated every fight.

You additionally accumulate Artifacts as you go that do stuff like make you roll additional cube every flip, however lose health; roll additional cube, however lose all of your 6s; or roll a bonus cube each time you cast 12 spells. Lastly, you get highly effective Ritual spells that may solely be cast if you fill an vitality bar. It is sufficient that you would be able to in all probability suppose up some fairly neat combos.

You’ll find SpellRogue on Steam, where it is $16 in Early Entry. It is developed by Guidelight and revealed by Deep Rock Galactic builders Ghost Ship.