A weird sorcerer is trying to fling fireballs at me, a slime is moving around lobbing green go towards my allies, and I can’t decide which one to deal with first. I drop my bat ally, hoping that it will keep at last one of them busy, and then contemplate using a knight I have stashed for emergencies. As I evaluate my ideas the character I control continues slashing with his own sword and dashing around to avoid attacks. The fight is not hopeless but my allies are almost certainly toasted and I don’t know how easy it will be to replace them.
Sword of the Necromancer is an action rogue-lite created by Grimorio of Games and published by JanduSoft. I played the game via Steam but it is also available on the Nintendo Switch and all available versions of the Xbox line from Microsoft and the PlayStation from Sony.
The main character of the story is an adventurer named Tama, who has a past as a thief. She also has a bond with a royal priestess c… (read more)