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Slay the Spire card game on Early Access

slay the spire card game on early access for linux mac windows games 2017

Developer Mega Crit Games is doing something unique on Steam Early Access in 2017. Since they are pairing card games and roguelikes together for Slay the Spire. Also working to create the best single player deckbuilder for Linux, Mac and Windows.
Players just have to craft their unique deck and engage bizarre creatures. Of course discovering relics of immense power to Slay the Spire.

Slay the Spire – Early Access game Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows):


  • Two core characters that each have their own unique set of cards. (With more planned)
  • 200+ fully implemented cards.
  • 50+ unique combat encounters.
  • 100+ different items to be found.
  • Procedurally generated levels.
  • Tons of unlockables.

So in Slay the Spire, players should choose cards wisely. Since developer Mega Crit Games offer hundreds of cards to add to your deck. For each attempt at climbing the Spire. You have to select cards that work together. So you can effectively dispatch foes and reach the top.

Fusing card games and roguelikes together to make the best single player deckbuilder. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and Slay the Spire!

When you embark on a journey up the Spire. This layout will differs each time. Choose a risky or safe path. Coming face to face with different enemies. Choosing from different cards. Discover different relics and fight various bosses.
Powerful items known as relics can be found throughout the Spire. The effects of these relics can greatly enhance your deck. But beware, obtaining a relic may cost you more than just gold.

Since I haven’t played Slay the Spire, the gameplay does look interesting. The idea of a roguelike mixed into a deck building game captures my attention. Particularly since we have a native Linux build.

Steam Early Access:

Slay the Spire is available now on Steam Early Access. Priced at $15.99 USD for Linux, Mac and Windows for 2017.