Nightmare Reaper is a retro-FPS roguelike that’s bloody fun
Nightmare Reaper is rad, which is something I didn’t think I’d say. DOOM and its DOOM-like spawn don’t often do it for me. Bouncing around an arena and carving demons into hunks of meat gets a bit repetitive for my tastes. Which is weird! I love FPS games and repetitive things, like dying in Hades over and over again.
I’m into Nightmare Reaper because it’s repetitive… but not. It’s a roguelike DOOM-inspired shooter where you blast through procedurally-generated levels and their demonic denizens, earn cash, put points into a skill-tree, and get as far as you can. The quest for loot has elevated this from a potential “Meh” to a solid, “Oh yeah“.