Darkest Dungeon is, categorically, a turn-based role playing game. However, there are several systems in the game that shakes the foundation of traditional RPGs. The most notable of these is the stress level. a.k.a the sanity meter. which affects the adventurer's stats and actions depending on how stressed they are. It turns out that constant dungeon raiding can make even the best of heroes crack under pressure.
The game was available as an Early Access title from Steam. It fully released for PC/MAC on January 19th, 2016.Read Less