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Deck-building RPG – “Deck of Ashes” – Available Now on Steam

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The Ash Curse draws nigh, brave hero. A quest for redemption beckons to you. Your fate is upon you — as Deck of Ashes is now available on Steam!

Developed by AYGames, Deck of Ashes is a rogue-lite action RPG focusing on deck-building elements. In the game, you must scour the war-torn wasteland laid before you in search of the components necessary to build the ultimate Battle Deck and dispel the Ash Curse once and for all. With a band of loyal allies at your disposal, you must forge your destiny and earn your redemption.

Now in Early Access, Deck of Ashes features one playable hero with a unique backstory and play style. By choosing the right cards in a battle, you will engage in intense combat against deadly foes including Vampires, Cannibals, Ghosts, the Undead, and more.

Strategic planning and careful deck design are key to surviving and thriving in Deck of Ashes. The game’s story-driven campaign and RPG mechanics breathe new life into the deck-building genre, and the game offers a uniquely immersive experience for fans of adventure, strategy, and those with a particular interest in slaying vile abominations!

Deck of Ashes has been in development for a long time and there is an incredible amount of content already in the game just waiting to be explored! Some of the content available in Early Access includes:

  • A tutorial explaining the basics of the game and how to begin building your Battle Deck

  • 50+ different monsters that make for hundreds of unique battle encounters

  • One playable character with several different playstyles to experiment with

  • 100+ unique cards for you to mix & match to forge a devastating deck

  • Dozens of Camp upgrades to fit your strategy…whatever it may be!

  • Four Story Chapters, each featuring a unique, procedurally generated world

More about Deck of Ashes:

Deck of Ashes is a procedurally-generated turn-based RPG with a unique twist: players must explore the game world as they track down powerful cards in order to forge a powerful Battle Deck. After battling an ever-more challenging succession of foes, players will use their deck to battle the ultimate evil and dispel the Ash Curse. Be careful, though, as losing a battle means losing all your hard-earned cards, and having to start fresh!

In Deck of Ashes, players will find themselves scouring a grim fantasy world in search of combat cards, supplies, and other resources – all while battling against some of the vilest beasts the cursed land has to offer. While collecting cards to create a merciless powerhouse of a deck, players will choose their champion from a band of ruthless antiheroes — each of whom has a unique set of cards — and take on the world, one intense encounter after another.

Key Features Include:

  • Build Power-Fueled Decks: Test your wit and your strategic mettle with powerful Battle Decks, each crafted with unique combat cards that deal staggering combos and unforgiving effects

  • Eerily Wonderful Environments: Explore and navigate a completely hand-drawn cursed landscape with dangers lurking in every shadow

  • A Biome (and Monster) for Every Occasion: Discover unique biomes, each harboring different monster types

  • Stayin’ Alive, Stayin’ Alive: Enjoy an ever-changing, new experience each game with procedurally generated realms waiting to devour the next unwary traveler

  • No Mercy for the Weary: Mistakes are unacceptable, death is forever — without the use of dark magic, once you die, you’re gone for good


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