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I Am Overburdened

A topic by Spidi created Nov 04, 2017 Views: 221 Replies: 2
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I’m Tamás Karsai (Spidi) a solo game developer forming "Magic Item Tech" and I would like to present my third completed solo game project which I just released :) .

I Am Overburdened is a silly roguelike full of crazy artifacts and a "hero" who has 20 inventory slots.

The player takes the role of an artifact hunter, who has a surprisingly large carrying capacity, embarking on a quest to search through dungeon after dungeon for mystical artifacts and answers, in a world where magic has long been forgotten…

  • Run focused campaign, playable in short bursts.
  • Fill a huge inventory having 20 slots.
  • Find more than 100 crazy artifacts, all of them unique.
  • Learn the ins and outs of an RPG system which feels approachable and fresh, but familiar and deep at the same time.
  • Crawl in procedural dungeons generated from hand authored layouts.
  • Collect details about monsters and artifacts in your journal.
  • Unfold a funny story, packed with vicious evils, puns and jokes.
  • Immortalize your best playthroughs in the “Hall of Fame”.

What is this 20 slots, 100+ unique artifacts RPG nonsense? Simple, your "hero" does not get more powerful magically by beating some orcs to death and he is not a wizard either. In the world of I Am Overburdened the art of magic wielding was lost, but legendary artifacts and relics retained their power. If you equip these you become stronger, sometimes immeasurably, and you may even learn reactive skills and otherworldly abilities, but no sane person wears two pants...

I Am Overburdened was released at evening (by GMT) on the 2nd of November.
It can be bought on for 4.99$ and there is a launch-week 20% discount (so currently at 3.99$). Get it while it's hot ;) !

I also made a "documentary" kind-of thing during development. If you like to read/hear about the nitty-gritty of game development, both the written version of the devlog and the video series can be accessed here on itch under the devlog section!

I hope the game will be to your liking :) !


Looks great, I put this on the homepage yesterday BTW if you haven't noticed. :)

Wow awesome! Coming from the maker of itch himself, I don't really know what to say :| !
After a few minutes of shock, and I'm back online
I mean, you are a personal hero of mine, so this means a lot, thanks :). I really poured my heart and soul into making this game shine !
It's a wonderful feeling that it is not going unnoticed (feedback is really positive coming from multiple sources so far :) ).

And for the homepage featuring: now you are not just a hero, you are way better than the spider and the bat guy combined, for real ;). I suspected something like this, based on the views/traffic during the weekend :) .

Keep up the great work, itch is super cool ;) !

Ok, now I'm really stopping my embarrassing fanboy outburst :|, sorry for the goofy response, couldn't hold it in :D (yes I'm usually this emotional).
Thanks again for everything :) !!!