A sort of deckbuilder adapted to chees. Basically, we will have to equip chess moves and use them against enemies. Pawnbarian is a minimalist rogue-like puzzler. It’s built around the core mechanic of using chess moves to control your adventurer on a tiny dungeon board.


  • Use a deck of chess pieces to hack and slash through hordes of monsters.
  • Pick up the basics instantly if you’re familiar with chess, or learn in minutes if you aren’t.
  • Carefully plan your moves to navigate tricky, emergent tactical situations.
  • Spend treasure to upgrade your cards with additional powers.
  • Blitz through quick 15-30 minute rogue-like runs – or die trying.
  • Unlock characters with different rulesets, and dungeons with new challenges.

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