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Shoot through a mass of alien cells in Swarm Grinder 1.0 out now

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Swarm Grinder is a repeatable action roguelite where you control a little mech, as you battle your way through a big swarm of cells that spawn various types of enemies. An interesting one if you enjoy games like Vampire Survivors.

Here you spawn into a procedurally generated map full of alien cells. As you travel around, these cells burst and reveal various types of enemies. These cells regrow too, so sitting still is not an option and you need the fuel they drop to keep going. Every so often you get a big wave that bursts out of the cells to deal with. There's plenty of upgrades to change your run too, which you get by clearing specific areas of cells to call down a mining system which spawns 3 different upgrades to pick from.

It gives a similar sort of feeling to Vampire Survivors, Brotato and many other survivor-like games with the auto-firing mechanic but it's probably one of the most unique around and it just hit the big 1.0 and left Early Access.

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It's a really interesting idea for a game! It has Native Linux support and is rated Steam Deck Playable. The Linux version on Desktop works great, and since the initial release the performance on Steam Deck is also much improved. It's now usually above 50FPS, instead of dropping below 30FPS.

Find it on the Steam page.

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