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Check Out 'Card Dungeon', an "Unholy Mix of Board, Card, and Computer Games Rolled into a Roguelike"

The title of this post is a bit of a paraphrase of how indie developers Fredrik Skarstedt and Ryan Christy describe their upcoming iOS game Card Dungeon, but if I know the TouchArcade audience then I'm sure a digital mashup of card game, board game and roguelike is bound to get your juices flowing. And that's just what Card Dungeon is. It has roguelike traits in randomly generated levels, plenty of loot and gear, and permadeath. But Skarstedt and Christy are trying to bring the notoriously niche roguelike genre to a broader audience by building the game around one core philosophy: "You can only do 1 thing/take 1 turn. Choose wisely." In this way they're hoping to tone down some of the complexity and steep learning curve of a roguelike while still retaining the depth and strategy that makes the genre such a winner...