Nightmare Hunter is an ActionRPG where lucid dreamers fight together to escape an endless cycle of nightmarish dreams.
Battle fiendish foes in a transcendental plane called the Dreamlands. Grow your arsenal of weapons and powers that get stronger as you learn to manipulate your dreams with your choices and journey deeper into the Dreamlands, to uncover the source of the Nightmare. But beware, every defeat of yours makes the enemy stronger, and they will grow into your nightmare if you do not learn to fight as a team.
Note: This is not in playable form yet
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Enemies that kill the player get stronger, remember the player's tactics and adapt to them.
Procedural levels and loot depends on dialogue choices
2 player Hack n Slash local co-op
ActionRPG, Multiplayer, Local co-op
Fans of Hack n Slash combat with
high stakes RPG choices
Two lucid dreamers meet in a
They are attacked by Nightmarish creatures.
They try to escape
One entity - The Dream Eater
They wake up from the Nightmare
From now on, every time they sleep they're sucked into the shared dream
Slay the Dream Eater
Attack and Defeat enemies
Upgrade with essence and progress to face tougher enemies
Gather Dream essence from defeated enemy
Explore a transcendental plane of ever changing places and venture deeper into the Dream Layers, each comprising of multiple levels.
Using weapons, and abilities, players will have to coordinate to solve puzzles. Meet the mysterious Dream Walker to upgrade your gear and complete challenges.
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HACK N SLASH COMBAT
Equip your favourite weapon among the many you can find and put your combat skills to the test with combos in tandem with your friend dreamer. The vigil system acts like a magic system that lets you use supernatural abilities.
Be careful in your approach as recklessness will cost you and your partner. Die and you lose all points to the enemy.
Growing synergy between the
in the dream
Defeating nightmares gives confidence and makes wanting to hunt more for reward
Contextual 2 way dialogue system where responses impact level layouts and loot found in the future.
Use this to express yourself better so your outcomes are what you wish happened. Your dreams 'are' what you imagine.
Those who slay you get stronger, and will return to get you, this time stronger and more resilient to your tactics.
Fail too much and you will create more bosses than there already are.