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Posted by shawnlreed

Awesome!

Posted by shrinerr

oh, Brad chooses the barb, how original!

Posted by mems1224

Im starting to just completely ignore any game with souls in the title.

Edited by BretAM5

Looks very similar to Wayward Souls on iOS/Android.

Posted by CptBedlam

@mems1224 said:

Im starting to just completely ignore any game with souls in the title.

Me too. Except the actual Souls-games of course.

But this trend among indies to put Souls in the game title is tiresome.

Edited by MerxWorx01

Really like this game. Plays like Nuclear Throne, nice, fast and lots of items to pickup. Just not a fan of the spawn. Enemies sort of just appear in the same room with you sometimes, annoying when your trying to clear rooms only to find the one your retreating to is now full of monsters.

Posted by Ghostiet

@mems1224 said:

Im starting to just completely ignore any game with souls in the title.

Me too. Except the actual Souls-games of course.

But this trend among indies to put Souls in the game title is tiresome.

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

Edited by NoneSun

Haven't put too much into it yet but enjoying this game due to the Nuclear Throne similarities.

The melee characters didn't feel so great because I don't think the combat works so well with them yet, but then trying one of the ranged characters, which are the majority, that totally seems to be the way to play. Hope they will turn the melee around as it's good in NT.

Posted by minusX

I don't know if "This game is too easy" is fair to say if you haven't tried the hard mode yet. Still might be unbalanced but who knowssss

Posted by Efesell

@ghostiet said:
@cptbedlam said:
@mems1224 said:

Im starting to just completely ignore any game with souls in the title.

Me too. Except the actual Souls-games of course.

But this trend among indies to put Souls in the game title is tiresome.

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

Yeah it's just the new Storm or Retribution or what have you. It's really generic sounding but book, cover, and all that.

Posted by Glitches

Looks really boring. Also it's kinda weird how much health you get if this is a roguelike.

Edited by AbsoluteRare

That red flash every time you get hit is very off-putting, especially as a melee character where you're in the thick of it always.

Posted by endaround

Soul Dungeon has you taking on undead Don Cornelius and the Soul Dungeon Dancers

Posted by duke_of_the_bump

"Demon's Souls"? Really? Wow, they totally cribbed that name from Blazing Souls. What the hell, guys, try coming up with something original.

Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw

I am totally okay with games like this having a more forgiving difficulty. This looks great.

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Posted by xrokis

so an hour after watching this quicklook 3 separate twitter accounts connected to this games publisher tried to follow my twitter account. i didn't comment on this video until now, so are they just scraping the giantbomb userbase?

Posted by DasaKamov

@shrinerr said:

oh, Brad chooses the barb, how original!

Hey guys, let's all tell Brad how he should enjoy the games he plays!

Soul Dungeon has you taking on undead Don Cornelius and the Soul Dungeon Dancers

I will single-handedly Kickstart your project. I don't even want any Backer's Bonuses.

Posted by cloudymusic
@ghostiet said:

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

You and I both know why "Souls" is the second word in this two-word title. Just like the coincidental influx of games titled "Candy Star Saga," "Sweet Mania," "Jelly Sweet," etc. on mobile platforms.

Just a lazy way to associate yourself with something successful.

Posted by Rohay

a lot these sound effects sound like they where ripped out of Crawl

Posted by Ghostiet

@ghostiet said:

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

You and I both know why "Souls" is the second word in this two-word title. Just like the coincidental influx of games titled "Candy Star Saga," "Sweet Mania," "Jelly Sweet," etc. on mobile platforms.

Just a lazy way to associate yourself with something successful.

And like all those Saga games! Like the Banner Saga!

Posted by ripelivejam

This looks like nucular throne, like a LOT like it. Which means i'll probably suck crap at it too.

Posted by Jellybones

Been watching this game for a bit now. I really like the look of it.

Posted by brads_beard

@duke_of_the_bump: Blazing Souls was just trying to cash in on the popularity of the Soul Reaver games

Posted by fisk0

Yeah, there may be a little too many of these right now.

I wish they could at least change it up with a little Dungeon Master first person perspective or something.

Posted by Ravelle

@efesell said:
@ghostiet said:
@cptbedlam said:
@mems1224 said:

Im starting to just completely ignore any game with souls in the title.

Me too. Except the actual Souls-games of course.

But this trend among indies to put Souls in the game title is tiresome.

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

Yeah it's just the new Storm or Retribution or what have you. It's really generic sounding but book, cover, and all that.

Revolution is also up there.

Posted by paulunga

@ghostiet said:

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

You and I both know why "Souls" is the second word in this two-word title. Just like the coincidental influx of games titled "Candy Star Saga," "Sweet Mania," "Jelly Sweet," etc. on mobile platforms.

Just a lazy way to associate yourself with something successful.

I don't know that. That seems like a really cynical way to look at it.

And they're all just cribbing it from Soul Blazer anyway.

Posted by MythDarK

Got a very strong Risk of Rain vibe out of this. Especially the item design the the font. I'll keep my eye's open for this, and keeping my fingers crossed for console release.

Posted by drew327

I appreciate Mike just saying "Developer" instead of listing 10+ roles and putting his name to all of them.

Edited by Backstabuuu
@paulunga said:
@cloudymusic said:
@ghostiet said:

You guys are aware that it's a generic word?

You and I both know why "Souls" is the second word in this two-word title. Just like the coincidental influx of games titled "Candy Star Saga," "Sweet Mania," "Jelly Sweet," etc. on mobile platforms.

Just a lazy way to associate yourself with something successful.

I don't know that. That seems like a really cynical way to look at it.

And they're all just cribbing it from Soul Blazer anyway.

That may be, but the indie scene is absolutely full of games that are trying to ride off the success of other games. It's not really an unreasonable assumption.

Seriously, it's starting to get to the point where if you show me a screenshot of a pixel art dungeon crawler, I couldn't tell you which game it is.

Edited by CitizenJP

Damn it this looks fun. I friggin love Nuclear Throne so I feel like I HAVE to get this. :O

Posted by ALavaPenguin

This game looks like Risk of Rain's mechanics with the leveling up abilities, and stacking items for tons of passive buffs, but in a different style of game.

Edited by whatisdelicious

@bretam5 said:

Looks very similar to Wayward Souls on iOS/Android.

Came here to say the same, but it looks like different developers. I always wanted Wayward Souls to come to other platforms though because I liked the concept but wasn't a fan of the touch controls (surprise) so this looks pretty rad. I hope it comes to PS4.

Posted by paulunga

@backstabuuu: To be fair, that goes for any size of developer. This week there's a game called "Victor Vran" coming out that to me just looks like the "Van Hellsing" series of Diablo-clones. And I of course don't have to mention the tons of shitty modern military shooters that have come out over the years trying to compete with CoD.

Edited by dancinginfernal

@shrinerr said:

oh, Brad chooses the barb, how original!

jesus what wont you people bitch about?

Posted by AwesomeOnsum

@backstabuuu: A better example might be every game with "Craft" in the title!

Edited by ripelivejam

@shrinerr said:

oh, Brad chooses the barb, how original!

jesus what wont you people bitch about?

methinks it was a joke

Posted by valeo

@shrinerr said:

oh, Brad chooses the barb, how original!

jesus what wont you people bitch about?

Nothing, absolutely nothing :)

Posted by Murdoc_

2016 and no controller support? GTFO.

Also love the lack of deep menus that Brad would spend 15 minutes in, so that's cool. :)

Posted by NeoZeon

Liked what I saw, but the controller support being absent seems like an odd choice. It is early access though so it could appear later on down the line. The way you unlock new characters appeared fun too, kind of like how you got them in Ziggurat