This is an excellent RPG! I love just about everything it offers, including the clever use of art and detail for an 8-bit style!
See my blog post for more detailed thoughts on the game (as well as a highlight video from a recent livestream).
A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux
Void Pyramid is a post-apocalyptic RPG set in the space-faring Egyptian empire.
In the far future, the maniacal Prime Pharaoh rules the wastelands of Earth. Any who oppose him are exiled to the Void Pyramid. This outer space prison is populated by criminals, beasts, and mutants. No one has ever escaped, but you must try.
Version 1.4 Update: This is a huge update with new bosses, treasures, items, secrets, and endings. There are also bug fixes and tweaks.
*Void Pyramid is a complete game averaging 6-8 hours in length. It is highly polished and has all original graphics and music.
*Choose to be a soldier, slave, or scribe. Overcome challenges with your unique skills.
*Explore the intricately designed pyramid. Each chamber is packed with foes, puzzles, traps, and treasures.
*Develop your character however you want with an unusual but intuitive advancement system.
*Use your brawn, wits, and agility stats to kick down doors, bend bars, hack computers, haggle with merchants, dodge traps, scale walls, and more.
*Find numerous solutions to every problem. Explore multiple paths through the pyramid. Experience alternate endings. Fight optional bosses. Discover hidden treasures.
*Experience a unique vision of the future. In the space-faring future, the Egyptian empire has risen again. The Prime Pharaoh's mutant armies oppress mankind.
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Loved this game. Finished this game on my phone during a 10-hour flight. It is a strangely satisfying mix of exploration, rpg element, black humor, retro art, bizarre setting. The developer has some common annoying elements, like stats number-crunching removed - battles are simply won or lose. I can say this is one of the most inspiring indie game on itch. Thank you.
Thanks so much for playing! I'm currently working on a new version due out this November. If you are looking for a reason to replay it, this version will add lots of new content. I'm also trying to get it Greenlit on Steam. If you you feel like supporting me, get on Steam and vote it up: http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=782146949
I agree, this is perfect for playing on the plane! (I used a windows tablet with keyboard (convertible))
This game is phenomenal. It's a no-holds-barred JRPG that sometimes feels like a roguelike or paper/pencil RPG. And it's even got mild puzzles. The way you build your character will determine your path.
If fighting through an intensely bizarre, dense dungeon/prison, barely surviving, sounds like fun to you, you gotta experience the Void Pyramid.
Thank you so much for this game. It might be my favorite on itchio.
This is fascinating and makes the impression of being super hard.