Rogue Empire

is creating a Dungeon Crawler roguelike RPG

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About Rogue Empire

What is the project about?

Rogue Empire
is a single player turn based Dungeon Crawler RPG roguelike. All you see here is footage of the actual game as I have been working on it for many months now!

It features:

  • 7 distinct races to choose from and 5 unique classes
  • A unique character progression inspired by Trading Card Games
  • A meta progression system that rewards players who's heroes fell before their time.
  • A deep story with multiple endings
  • A optional and unique Timed Mode to give players an additional challenge as well as story mode.
  • A huge world to explore with dozens of dungeons and many bosses!

My Story and Goals

My name is German Wachnitz, I am software engineer that always had a great passion for gaming and development. In the past I worked mainly in the social gaming industry but at some point I craved diving into the serius/premium gaming industry. 

This is how with resolution and some savings I left my daily job and started Rogue Empire.

I am a strong believer that the roguelike genre has a high appeal by it self and just needs a little push into the accessibility direction to make it appealing to a wider audience.

Seeing how the Rogue Lite genre is succeeding so well at many levels I am putting an effort into going the other way: Take good things from successful roguelites that makes them more appealing to wider audiences and move it to the a quality roguelike RPG game.

This means accessible UI, intuitive and dynamic tutorials, good graphics (think roguelike games like Adom and ToME), great sounds and an epic story telling.


Some of the distinct features I am working on in Rogue Empire:

  • A beautifully illustrated epic story involving an unbalanced world engaged by the mysterious First Shadow!

  • An innovative character building system that borrows concepts of TCG's (Trading Card Games)!

  • An ever continues growing number of races and classes to play with. Each with strong differences in gameplay. The initial release is planned to go out with 7 races and +5 classes!
  • A huge world and several locations to explore!

  • Get rewarded by your fallen heroes: When a hero falls, he will provide you with valuable soul essence, used to unlock perks and new gameplay options!
  • Exciting boss fights with fun and cool mechanics!

Why to support?

Before starting Rogue Empire, I realized I wanted something new and exciting. At some point I decided to take a risk and follow my passion, so I quit my job and started working on the game basically self funded.

I have no intend to stop at anything until I see it released and plan to expand it further into the future. Having this said, I really need your support and help to make the game as great as possible!!!

Indie Development is not easy, no big publisher helping out, long days and not much time for social life. But on the other side if the financing issue is solved great games and mechanics come from the freedom of being able to fully develop your ideas. Every penny helps to put your mind in the game, its universe and experience!

Besides helping with your support you can:

  • Get the game on steam:
  • Checkout the official website. 
  • Interact in any of the networks you are fond of!

Some Last Words

I hope I managed to convince you Rogue Empire is worth your support. I am exited at the prospects of the game and hope we can bring this game together into life!  
$19 of $200 per month
When I reach $200 per month I will be able to pay for all the development fixed costs, such as the unity license, domain related services, website maintenance and development tools.
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