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The Dungeons of Castle Madness

The Dungeons of Castle Madness is an old school style fantasy roleplaying game that combines first person dungeon crawling with fast paced combats from a top down perspective. This creates a brand new playable experience in the RPG genre. Go up against the Baron and his Castle Madness to save a village in dire need - if you can. Levels grow to become labyrinthian, battles get bigger and more exciting. All the while the tension builds for what might be around the next corner...

Featuring grid-based movement for exploration and old school level design which rewards those who want to find every secret hidden within the game, the Dungeons of Castle Madness provides a challenge for everyone. On 'hardcore' difficulty the automap is disabled altogether, forcing you to map out the levels on graph paper like in the old days - and the monsters are tougher. A unique system powers the game with a more realistic inventory than typically found in most RPG's (you won't be carrying everything and the kitchen sink around with you) and your armour can be damaged and even destroyed in battle. With 18 levels (*update - now 19!) to fight your way through - 2 of which are different on every play through - you'll be tested to the limit.

Yet you are not without your own powers in this quest. Tear foes limb from limb as a shapeshifting werewolf... Blast enemies with infernal magics as a powerful wizard... Repair, upgrade and even craft magical items as a highly skilled blacksmith... Charge headlong into the fray as a warrior of the blade... Fry those foolish enough to oppose you with terrible lightning as a storm priest! Or mix these abilities up, and more, discover new spells and play the character you want to play your way.

Gather treasures to you, gain long lost magics and assemble unique artifacts of myth and legend from seperate pieces that lie hidden in dank and dusty chambers. Secrets abound for the curious hero - but be wary - for there are traps too as the Baron of Castle Madness is a cruel and vicious man.
Key points

  • Innovative genre mashup of first person dungeon crawling & top down action RPG.
  • 19 levels - 2 of which are different on every play through, the rest are hand designed.
  • Grid-based movement.
  • Shapeshift into a werewolf!
  • Levels loaded with secrets.
  • Dozens of spells.
  • Realistic inventory size.
  • Craft new weapons & armour.
  • Damageable & destructable items.
  • Traps for the unwary...
  • Unique artifacts pieces to assemble.
  • 'Hardcore' difficulty mode diables the automap - and the monsters are tougher - for the ultimate old school challenge!
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Information about

The Dungeons of Castle Madness

Developer: Third Impression

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Dungeon Crawler
Combat: Real-time
Play-time: Unknown
Voice-acting: Unknown

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· Platform: PC
· Released at 2016-08-08
· Publisher: Third Impression