Today’s Niche Spotlight is Dreamscaper, an action-roguelite by Afterburner Studios and Freedom Games that recently left Early Access.
You play as Cassidy, a young woman plagued by intense and vivid nightmares who has recently moved to the quiet city of Redhaven. Explore the city by day, meeting new people, and forging powerful friendships that can help Cassidy conquer her inner fears and nightmares. At night, dive into Cassidy’s subconscious to fight ethereal enemies and bosses to uncover the truth behind her persistent nightmares.
You can find the launch trailer below.
You can find the rundown (via Steam) below:
DREAM. DIE. WAKE. REPEAT.
Dreamscaper is a Roguelite blending elements from brawlers, top-down shooters, and dungeon crawlers. Every slumber is a different dungeon in an ever-changing world with a multitude of unique events and challenges. Play as Cassidy, dive into her subconscious and take on the surreal nightmares she wrestles with in order to save her from a dark fate.
- Lean into the nightmares and make the rush of permadeath your ally.
- Use lucid powers to manipulate the elements, warp space, and even control time itself.
- Battle bosses that embody Isolation, Fear, Negativity, Loss and more.
- Upgrade a multitude of surreal items and discover powerful artifacts.
- Live Cassidy’s waking life and uncover the mystery of her story.
MASTER DEEP COMBAT SYSTEMS
A rich, expansive combat system that rewards skilled play. Use careful positioning, exact timing and quick reflexes to defeat foes with an abundance of combat options.
Each weapon class in Dreamscaper is unique, from rending the earth below your nightmares to whipping a yo-yo into their faces. You’ll have a myriad of ways to approach combat.
Enemies and bosses in Dreamscaper are representations of Cassidy’s most negative emotions. Vanquish those deadly foes to clear the dark miasma surrounding her.
OVERCOME THE NIGHTMARE
Adventure through beautiful, haunting dreams to discover untold secrets, vanquish nightmares, and upgrade your gear all while uncovering Cassidy’s story as you plunge through her subconscious. Each dream is another peek into Cassidy’s memories and experiences.
Live Cassidy’s waking life and forge friendships with the people around her. Empower Cassidy with their hopes and memories to dispel the darkness of her nightmares.
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