Closest to slay the spire on my iPhone
I read a review that said this was a game that exceeded expectations and that was easy to get lost in, having a “rouge-like” tag thrown in I was interested. Bought it and didn’t get around to it for a few days, expecting something way different than what I got. It’s great. You have a 3x3 grid that you may or may not be able to control depending on your choices, the bad guys(who are heroes) come from the right to get you on the far left having to go through your 3x3 grid(which can be expanded) you place traps and battle areas in the way so should they come across a trap they take damage or walk into a horde of your best upgraded minions in an arena, all the while you manage whatever it is your dark lord does(tap to cast variously priced spells) minions can be evolved or made elites or any number of things, 1-6 star ranking (that I’ve seen so far) with random skills from d ranked to ss rank and can try and breed them to a different minion giving it 3 complimentary skills, and then there’s equipment too. So many options!! It’s great. Can be as complicated or simple as you want. Risk it all to breed your best minions or just focus on feeding them to yourself so you become stronger. Maybe don’t even have minions do whatever you want. I’m happy with this game.
Incredibly slow to unlock essentials
Love the gameplay but there is too much of a paywall for essential upgrades like auto-skill. This should be a basic BUILT IN feature but devs got greedy and put it in a massive lottery pool to unlock. The currency required to get them comes by extremely slow and the odds of getting the auto skill unlock are minuscule. It most likely takes dozens of hours grinding achievements (basically 100 floors) for a tiny chance to unlock some necessary features. There are lots of gameplay styles I would like to try but the grind is far to insane for the little payoff. We already paid money for the game. It’s not f2p but the way the game is set up treats you like it. Heck even f2p games give you more in game unlock currency faster. This game should add daily log in bonuses or something to help alleviate the grind.
Include auto skill for everyone without having to unlock or make unlock currency easier to get and I will change my review. Otherwise I sadly would not recommend this game unless you really wanna grind for long and pray you get the right loot...
Edit- as much as I wanted to give a low review for the slow grind the game is just fun even with all its defaults... still is tough to recommend for those who don’t like the grind but it is a fun game so I had to change my review. Still not giving 5 stars thou til they ease the grind
This is my first ever review so bear with me, but as the title says, I find this game utterly fantastic. It starts off slow, let’s the player figure out how everything works and the importance of certain monsters and traits, then rewards the player by giving them devil stones for higher scores. I’ve probably played this everyday since I’ve got it and I just want more. Players may be turned off by the story modes thirty day limit since I too feel like it’s too short of time to experience everything, but that’s how they trick you on a marvelous way, since once you get one ending in story mode, you unlock the dark lord Luca himself to play as in normal mode to get upgrades for him in story. I can’t even begin to explain how happy I was when they said that. And before people yoke on about needing to pay money, you really don’t. They even tell you the first time you enter the shop that everything can be earned through devil stones, which I already described how to get above. All in all, this game rewards players for their determination and diligence, and I can’t stop playing.