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Backpack Hero roguelike hits Early Access

backpack hero inventory management roguelike game hits early access on linux mac windows pc

Backpack Hero inventory management roguelike game hits Early Access on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Which is the creative work of developer Jaspel. Currently, live on Steam Early Access with 93% Very Positive reviews.

Take to the dungeons with just your trusty backpack and its contents. Doing so in this inventory management roguelike. Backpack Hero lets you jump into the tiny shoes of Purse the Packrat and two brand new characters. Which were only available for Kickstarter backers. Each character possesses a backpack bigger than they are. But there’s still never quite enough room for all the loot.

Backpack Hero is a unique take on the roguelike genre. Players are tasked with venturing through dungeons, taking out enemies, and collecting loot. These heroes have magic backpacks, but they don’t have infinite inventory space. Players must choose their loot carefully to fit everything needed for the journey ahead.

Not only do players have to worry about fitting weapons, health, and more. But in their packs, placement of these items is very important. A misplaced item might mean dead weight in a pack. Since every space is essential in the game. Some items placed adjacent to one another can boost their effects. Other items may require empty spaces around them. Player’s backpack setup skills can make all the difference. Backpack Hero also has players juggling status effects of both their own items and the enemy’s. Certain weapons might give an enemy poison or slowness. Likewise, don’t think that your foes don’t know the same tricks.

Backpack Hero Early Access Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows PC)

Strategy of all kinds is key for this adventure. Backpack Hero’s battles are turn-based so players will have to brace for a few blows in each of their turns. Utilization of weapons, potions, food, and armor. Which will be the best way to stay safe during the toughest of encounters. Dungeons may be scary but these plucky little heroes are ready to take on the fight.

Backpack Hero’s Early Access version has some brand new features for players. Players can also expect some new items, weapons, enemies, and two new characters. Due to be Tote the Toad and CR-8 the Robot. So pick a character, travel through dungeons, utilize as many pieces of loot as possible. Above all, keep it all organized. That’s the key in this adventure.

Features Include:

  • Hundreds of Items: Each item in Backpack Hero has its own unique effect. So depending on where you place it in your backpack, can be powerful when used in the setup.
  • Multiple unique characters: Adventure through the dungeons as Purse the Packrat, Tote the Toad or CR-8 the Robot.
  • 40+ Enemies to Battle: Test your mettle and your organizational skills against powerful enemies. From small to large to everything in between.
  • Endless Dungeons to Explore: Randomly generated dungeons mean that no playthrough will be like the last.

Backpack Hero inventory management roguelike game is available on Steam Early Access. Along with support for Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Priced at $15.29 USD / £12.14 / 12,59€.

Want to join the conversation with fellow packracks? Head over to the official Backpack Hero Discord or Twitter.

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