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Niche Spotlight – Everpath

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Today’s Spotlight is Everpath, a top-down dungeon crawling roguelite by Pixel Accountant.

Set in the fantasy world of Northbarrow, you play as a soldier tasked with tracking down the source of the sudden increase in monsters throughout the land. The game features four playable classes, each of which can be further customized with eight specializations. You can check out the launch trailer above.

Everpath is available on Windows PC via Steam for $6.99, and its currently 30% off as part of the Summer Sale.

Here’s a rundown of the game:


Everpath is a roguelite action RPG set in the world of Northbarrow, the game procedural generation system ensures that each run is unique.

Procedural generation
The game dungeon system is based on great games like Binding of Isaac and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

Enemies encounters
While exploring the world of Northbarrow and unveiling the causes of the sudden enemies appearances in the area you will face plenty of different enemies with different styles plus a chance of facing empowered magic or elite enemies. And epic boss fights await at the end of the last floor of each new area.

Loot and gear
You will be able to use over 200 random generated items to face your challenges.

Attack speed, extra damage, critical hit chance, fire damage, freeze chance, movement speed, block chance, all make for multiple gear combinations.

Permanent and temporary stat increasing items, offensive and defensive scrolls, risk-reward trinkets, bombs and alchemy concoctions.

Gameplay styles
Join the ranks of the Northbarrow army fighting as a melee or ranged characters, separated in four classes, each class has a distinct playstyle and unique items, further customize your gameplay style choosing one of eight (plus 4 unlock-able) class specialization, and shape your path while leveling up by choosing one of many class perks. This will ensure plenty of combinations to make your run the way you like it.

Exploration and secrets
It’s not all about slashing and hacking your way though waves of enemies but find some of the common and more rare special encounters, fellow members of the Northbarrow Army (hopefully still alive) and even some of the more, stranger, citizens of the world.


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Frank Streva

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