Tone is joined by Roguelike Celebration organizers Alexei Pepers and Travis Moy to discuss the recent Roguelike Celebration 2021 event! They talk about the event itself and their experiences transitioning from a live event to an online conference, the unique online social space where the conference takes place, the organizer and volunteer experience, and they also discuss several of the event’s talks at length.
Tone is joined by Rift Wizard developer Dylan White to discuss the game and its recent release. Rift Wizard is a traditional roguelike where you play as a wizard with access to a huge selection of spells to customize your build. They discuss Dylan’s background, Rift Wizard’s core mechanics, player agency, designing spells in roguelikes, the Early Access experience, and more!
With the full release of Rift Wizard onto Steam this week, I’d like to share two custom tilesets that I collaborated with k.hoops to create. The “Rift Rogue” tileset features my twitch channel mascot, the Rogue, as the player-character sprite. The “Salt Wizard” is a goofier take on the character, which features them doing the … Read more
Welcome to another episode of Ascension Run, my podcast about roguelike games and strategy! Please leave any feedback in the comments below or via my contact page. If you like the show, and think that others would too, please share it! Rating and reviews through iTunes or other podcast players are also very helpful – … Read more
Welcome to the first episode of Ascension Run, my podcast about roguelike games and strategy! I want this podcast to be the best that it can be, so please leave any feedback in the comments below or via my contact page. If you like the show, and think that others would too, please share it! … Read more
This week NetHack was played in front of an audience of over 4,500 live viewers at the European Speedruner Assembly (ESA) Summer 2021 speedrunning marathon. This is probably the largest audience that a NetHack livestream has seen to date. The game was played by luxidream, who holds the current NetHack speedrun world record with a … Read more
On July 27th luxidream will be speedrunning NetHack at the European Speedrunner Assembly’s Summer 2021 charity speedrun marathon! This is the first time NetHack will be streamed to an audience of this size, so come out and cheer on luxidream as they showcase their talents on the big stage. Luxidream is a very talented NetHack … Read more
Question: Why did you decide to genocide master mind flayers there instead of liches? Answer: I think that was a single-monster genocide from a throne or something. Master mind flayer is my usual choice for those single-target genocides. Master liches and arch-liches are the primary reason for genociding liches, since they have annoying covetous movement … Read more
These Q&A posts will be relatively quick but hopefully thorough answers to questions I receive through discord, twitter, reddit, email, contact form, during streams, or anywhere else! Where there is interest I’ll return to these types of posts and polish them up to turn into guides. Question: How to stealth? Just bought the game and … Read more