About the game

Striving for Light is a rogue-lite hack’n’slash where you utilise a unique infinite expanding skilltree to fight your way through the darkness, striving for light.


All about exploration

  • Dive into a dark, mysterious world full of dangers
  • Everything is hand drawn
  • Explore a big variety of random generated maps
  • Unique soundtracks for each environment
  • Level up and utilise a unique random generated and infinite expanding skill tree
  • Unlock new skills, weapons, maps and legacy skill points
  • Online leaderboards with seasons and private league system
  • Endless progression system

Skill System

  • Each run gives you a new unique skill tree to explore
  • Dynamic expanding skilltree depending on your skill pathway
  • Reforge connections between skill nodes or replace a skill by utilising collectible shards
  • Collect skillgems and shape your skill tree


Combat System

  • Dynamically switch between melee and ranged weapons during fights
  • Dual resource system to manage melee and ranged attacks
  • Challenging enemies and plenty of boss encounters
  • Dodge system to evade enemy attacks

Endgame System

  • Infinite expanding map progession system
  • Delve deeper into the darkness and face an ever increasing challenge
  • Add and alter map modifiers to increase the challenge but also your rewards

Weapons & Loot

  • Collect light shards to unlock weapons, skills or gain legacy skill points
  • Hunt for your perfect weapon and skill combination
  • Weapons with unique mechanics for various different playstyles

Local-Coop

  • Dynamically enable or disable coop mode during active runs
  • Each player will take fixed rolls for ranged and melee combat
  • Shared skilltree and resources for an intense and strategic coop experience

Story & NPCs

  • Uncover a dark and mysterious story
  • Town hub as a place to return and prepare for the next journey
  • NPCs for unlocking new skills and weapons

Localisation:

Available Languages: English , German, [WIP] French, Italian, Spanish

By using our software you consent to the Striving for Light EULA.

Development:

Striving for Light is currently in Early Access and in active development. This game will frequently receive updates until its full release.

Get involved and join our Discord:

Igniting Spark Games Discord Server

Find our game on Steam:
Steam Page

Purchase

Buy Now$7.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $7.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

strivingforlight-windows.zip 320 MB
Version 0.6.3.1
strivingforlight-linux.zip 325 MB
Version 0.6.3.1
strivingforlight-soundtrack.zip 83 MB
if you pay $11.19 USD or more
Version 0.6.1.4

Download demo

Download
strivingforlight-linux-demo.zip 298 MB
Version 0.6.3.1
Download
strivingforlight-windows-demo.zip 293 MB
Version 0.6.3.1

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