"The Dungeon Crawler Where Your Friends Control The Monsters"

Local Multiplayer Arcade Action for up to 4 Players!

  • One player controls the Hero, the others possess monsters and traps to kill them.
  • When you slay the hero you take their place and it’s your turn to crawl!
  • Race to gain enough XP and loot to take on the hulking final boss!

Turbo Charged Dungeon Crawling!

  • Level up, increase your stats, amass powerful weapons and magic items, in each half hour game.
  • Evolve your monsters from spiders and rats to powerful demons, dragons and undead warriors.
  • Play with controllers, keyboard or mouse.
  • Hone your skills against bots, while you wait for your friends to arrive!

Out now for Windows, Mac and Linux!

Purchase now at the special early access price and get all future updates!
  • More weapons, spells, and items to collect.
  • More monsters, traps, and bosses to master.
  • More environments to explore and secrets to discover.
  • More polish – Continuing improvements to gameplay, menus, music, sound, and balance.
  • What about Online Multiplayer? It’s a possibility, but if you can’t get around a PC with some friends we recommend waiting until we have more news.

Recent Updates

UPDATE 1 progress

I’m making monsters again!

After launch, I answered emails and did weird nebulous PR/marketing tasks every day until I thought my face was going to explode! Then I want to PAX and tore the crotch of my only pair of pants and spent about 8 days in the same stinky torn-up jeans trying to develop standing and sitting techniques which would reveal the minimum amount of my increasingly visible crotch area. BUT NOW THAT’S OVER AND I ACTUALLY GET TO MAKE VIDEO GAMES AGAIN!!!!! I’m working on monsters for our first update yay!
Those four are my baseline necessary to get the monster chains set up how I’d like them, and I’d also like to add one more if I get time :) Continue reading

Minor Update – v0.01.02

Crawl and Barney both now inhabiting The Cloud

I’ve just updated Crawl to add some more controller support and fix a few issues. Gameplay features, new content and balancing are still to come in the first major update next month!
Cloudy cloud
  The biggest changes are the ability to have more than one player on keyboard, and the addition of steam cloud support (or if you’re using DRM-free builds, you can now copy save files around). Continue reading

Crawl Launch Impressions


A year and a half ago I quit my job (along with my buddy Dave) so we could make some games together. Crawl is our first game- a local-multiplayer dungeon crawler for PC- and the plucky little scamp was released on Steam Early Access around twelve days ago! Here are some thoughts and figures on the whole escapade, along with some photos from our launch party:
imagePlaying Crawl on a big projector, at our launch in a Melbourne bar
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