War for the Overworld + Heart of Gold Bundle

Tired of invading dungeons? It's time you built your own!
Do you feel you’re in a slump, monotonously disembowelling evil guys in endless quests for gold and a slightly better pair of boots? Are you starting to wonder if heroics really are your calling? Then welcome to the War for the Overworld!

Dungeon Management Reincarnated


Excavate and build your dungeon beneath the overworld, in the modern dungeon management game that’s most faithful to the genre’s original DNA. Keep your dungeons, slap your minions, and forge underground fortresses filled with all the dastardly rooms, traps and heinous minions you desire. Do it all under the mentorship of the original and best voice of evil: Richard Ridings!

Wield the Arsenal of Evil


Evil loves options, and within the Veins of Evil there are plenty to go around! Choose from over sixty rooms, spells, potions, rituals, defences and constructs as you progress through the game. Deploy your fiendish tools against the goodly heroes of the overworld, and teach them the price of trespass.

Conquer a Myriad of Modes


With six game modes to choose from you can conquer your enemies in your own unique way. Choose from Campaign, Skirmish, Scenarios, Multiplayer, Survival, and the My Pet Dungeon expansion (free 2-level demo included in the base game), and discover what it truly means to be the bad guy.

Customise, Create, and Share with Your... Enemies


Build your own maps and campaigns with the intuitive and powerful Map Editor, complete with scripting support, then share them on the Steam Workshop to join the ranks of thousands of custom maps already created! Meddle further, and change the very rules themselves to your liking with dozens of mutators. Being evil has never been so creative!

Made by Cultists (Fanatics), for Cultists (Fanatics)

 
War for the Overworld is developed by an independent team of fanatical developers, each with a true love of the dungeon management genre. We have continued to update the game since launch, with countless patches, balancing, polish, and many new features. Our community has been vital to our success, and we couldn’t have made the game what it is today without their help. We thank them sincerely.
Minimum Requirements
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 , Windows 8 , Windows 10
Processor: Dual Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 4GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GT450 series with 512MB RAM or better, ATI 4870HD with 512MB RAM or better
: 1500
Hard Drive: 7GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Recommended Specifications
OS: Windows 7 (64-bit) Service Pack 1, Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
Processor: Quad Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 8GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560 series with 1GB RAM or better, Radeon 8950 HD with 1GB RAM or better
: 3000
Hard Drive: 10GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Minimum Requirements
OS: OS X 10.10 or higher
Processor: Dual Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 4GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GT450 series with 512MB RAM or better, ATI 4870HD with 512MB RAM or better
: 1500
Hard Drive: 7GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Recommended Specifications
OS: OS X 10.10 or higher
Processor: Quad Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 8GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560 series with 1GB RAM or better, Radeon 8950 HD with 1GB RAM or better
: 3000
Hard Drive: 10GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Minimum Requirements
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
Processor: Dual Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 4GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GT450 series with 512MB RAM or better, ATI 4870HD with 512MB RAM or better
: 1500
Hard Drive: 7GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Additional Linux Requirements:
Recommended Specifications
OS: Ubuntu 12.04 or higher
Processor: Quad Core CPU @ 2.5GHz
Memory: 8GB RAM
Graphics: Nvidia GTX 560 series with 1GB RAM or better, Radeon 8950 HD with 1GB RAM or better
: 3000
Hard Drive: 10GB available space (may increase in the future)
Sound: Speakers or headphones
Additional Linux Requirements:
  • Pelit (Finland)

    War for the Overworld fixes some minor problems of the original Dungeon Keeper games, but does not innovate further when it comes to dungeon building. [March 2016]

  • War for the Overworld is the answer to all the nostalgics of Dungeon Keeper.

  • War For The Overworld is a fixer-upper, and I wish I could lavish it with more praise, but the blemishes it’s launching with are undeniable and numerous. That said, it’s also a damn fine game with a ton of heart, one that’s done more for the good name of Dungeon Keeper than any official source has in years.

  • Well executed homage to the classic Dungeon Keeper that can’t escape the long shadow that Horny is still casting more than 15 years after his last PC outing.

  • There is a lot of potential here and when it is finished, it will be absolutely essential, but as it is? It is for those who REALLY need a game like this in their life and want to show support to the developers.

  • Not so much a sequel to Dungeon Keeper 2 as an unofficial remake, and while a little magic has been lost along the way this is still a charmingly unique strategy game.

  • From the very beginning Subterranean Games was in a “damned if you do, damned if you don’t” situation. They couldn’t copy Dungeon Keeper without invoking wrath of EA and they couldn’t innovate without angering their backers. But their turn to RTS with distinct multiplayer inclination will hardly please anyone. [June 2015, p.70]

  • It's clearly unfinished. But if you can look past the performance issues, weak AI and abundance of bugs, there is a nice Dungeon Keeper experience to be had. War for the Overworld does not add anything new to the formula, it does not even copy it to its full extent (take the useless walls, for example), but it is fun nonetheless. With further patching and some rebalancing, this could actually turn out as a great game one day.

  • Anyone who has fond memories of playing Dungeon Keeper will find War for the Overworld to be a nostalgia trip. It’s not as advanced as it could be at a technical level, but further fixes and updates could lead to an improved experience.

  • Interesting proposition, especially for fans of the iconic Dungeon Keeper. For everyone else there's monotony and mild irritation.

  • LEVEL (Czech Republic)

    Classical gameplay is wonderfully revived with new features and dressed in a modern jacket. Unfortunately, technical aspects and other issues undermine the game's legs. [Issue#252]

  • PC PowerPlay

    Based heavily on Dungeon Keeper 2, this title with its twelve year old trappings has ignored all the innovations that have come since. [June 2015, p.62]

  • CD-Action

    There’s a decent game in there somewhere, but it’s hard to notice it under all those bugs and shortcomings. [06/2015, p.75]

  • War for the Overworld was supposed to be the new Dungeon Keeper. They were on the right track, but the game that is available for download now is definitely not right; lots of bugs, crashes, bad AI, and many missing features make this game impossible to recommend.

War for the Overworld + Heart of Gold Bundle
$29.99 $12.15
Title: War for the Overworld + Heart of Gold Bundle
Genre: Indie, Simulation, Strategy
Released: 2 April 2015
Developer: Brightrock Games
Publisher: Brightrock Games
  • Single-player
  • Multi-player
  • Steam Achievements
  • Steam Cloud
  • Captions available
  • Steam Trading Cards
  • Steam Workshop
  • Cross-Platform Multiplayer
  • Includes level editor
  • Steam Leaderboards
  • Online Multi-Player
UI Audio Subs
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