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Monster Slayers

Rating Summary

Based on 17 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

79

Top Critic Average

53%

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Based on 17 critic reviews
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Game Information

Available on:PCMar 23, 2017

Developer: Nerdook Productions

Publisher: Digerati Distribution

Genres: Roguelike, Strategy

Developed by Nerdook (Reverse Crawl, Vertical Drop Heroes), Monster Slayers is a complete reimagining of the free web-based hit of the same name, which has been played over 4 million times on gaming portal, Kongregate. A rogue-like deck-building RPG adventure, Monster Slayers uses an innovative card-based battle system and lets you customize a deck to suit your play style. Create a new hero to join the Monster Slayers Guild and choose your path through the perilous Northern Valley as you follow your quest to defeat the legendary Harbinger and become a true Monster Slayer.

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TheSixthAxis

Steve C
8 / 10
TheSixthAxis

Of the many roguelites I've played over the last few years, Monster Slayers is perhaps the most successful in offering enough variety and options to prevent the annoyance and frustration that so often accompanies repeated playthroughs.

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Gaming Nexus

9 / 10.0
Gaming Nexus

Monster Slayers is a great blend of an RPG and a deck building game.  While it's not as complicated as traditional deck building games, it works really well with the RPG elements of the game.  If you're looking for something different than your traditional RPG…or deck building game for that matter…especially if you're a fan of Vertical Drop Heroes, you should really enjoy Monster Slayers.

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Twinfinite

3.5 / 5.0
Twinfinite

All in all, Monster Slayers is a solid, easy to pick up and play kind of game. While it may not be as mechanically complex as other deck-builders, the variety and ease of gameplay make it a ton of fun to jump into.

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NintendoWorldReport

Brett Posner-Ferdman
8 / 10.0
NintendoWorldReport

Even with a complex battle system, the harsh difficulty curve may be enough to turn many players off once they've completed the first dungeon. At the end of the day, the sheer joy of building a deck that suits your own playstyle is what makes this game special. Monster Slayers is one game not to overlook, if you're even remotely interested.

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