Game developers JanduSoft S.L and Grimorio of Games are eager to announce the news. Since the monster summoning action roguelike Sword of the Necromancer will be launching on December 10th. But the games is only going to be coming to Windows PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. And of course there are plans for Linux and Mac too.
Sword of the Necromancer has also been selected for the Steam Game Festival: Autumn Edition. In celebration, there will is a playable demo for Windows PC. But you can play the game on Linux using Proton.
As part of the festivities, Sword of the Necromancer features the first two levels on the Steam page. This also contains two of the five bosses from the game. That being said, you can certainly get your hands on the playable demo. Since this lets you take on the first level of the game. With two levels coming available after October 14th for selected streamers. So hopefully you can catch that as well.
Sword of the Necromancer – Announcement Trailer
Which also gets a support update thanks to developer Grimorio of Games for Linux.
The plan is still to release Linux and Mac shortly after PC and consoles.
This is excellent news, since you will be able to play Sword of the Necromancer not long after Windows PC. Although there is no release date for the game on Linux. The fact that we have confirmation is a pleasure. Letting you take on the top down action roguelike that comes with a unique twist. Gameplay lets you resurrect any enemy you kill. So you can have an undead minion to fight alongside you. On top of that, there’s a fluid combat system with a buffet of weapons and gear to choose from. As you get into the procedurally generated dungeon you’ll have to weigh the consequences. Selecting what arms to equip as you amass your army of undead.
As you descend this procedurally generated dungeon. Sword of the Necromancer will have you make some tough, tactical decisions. Should you fall in battle you’ll lose all your gear and half of your level. So be careful. Also, if you’re really feeling adventurous, you can clone yourself. This even allows a friend to jump in for some two player local co-op. All playable via Remote Play Together.