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Daniel Mullins Games (Pony Island, The Hex) announced their latest game that's been in development for over a year. It's called Inscryption and it's a narrative focused, card-based deck building roguelike.

They're calling it their "latest mind melting, self-destructing love letter to video games" and it blends together a lot of genres. This isn't a standard roguelike, it's also pulling in escape-room style puzzles and psychological horror "into a blood-laced smoothie". Well, that's certainly one way to get my attention.

No trailer for it yet but they did mention on Twitter in reply to a question on platforms that it will focus on "PC, Mac, Linux for starters". While there's no proper trailer, they did put up a rather huge gif which I've swapped over to a much smaller video for you. Pay attention to it, blink and you'll miss plenty of details:

You can also see some screenshots they put up on Imgur here. When it has a proper trailer, store page up and anything else we will let you know.

Thanks to a comment, you can also try the free game Sacrifices Must Be Made on made during Ludum Dare 43 Game Jam which formed the basis for Inscryption.

Hat tip to NuSuey.

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buckysrevenge 6 Feb, 2020
Here's his game jam entry off of which the new game is based:
Salvatos 6 Feb, 2020
Quoting: buckysrevengeHere's his game jam entry off of which the new game is based:
Well that was grim. Interesting mechanics, though.
tuubi 6 Feb, 2020
Looks really cool. Too bad it's a roguelike.
scaine 6 Feb, 2020
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Quoting: tuubiLooks really cool. Too bad it's a roguelike.

I know it's tagged as, and described as a roguelike, but maybe this line gives you some hope?

QuoteThis isn't a standard roguelike


I love a good roguelike though. Dead Cells is immense. Noita is amazing. Rogue Legacy was/is genius (been a long time since I played that last one).
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