Possession

Possession is a roguelike where you play as a ghost escaped from the underworld trying to make its way to the surface. You are incredibly weak, but have one advantage: the ability to possess other monsters.

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You can also play a very old version of the game, Possession: Escape from the Nether Regions, which was made in just 7 days for the 2013 7-day roguelike challenge.

Latest News

Possession: Final boss done, stats screen and progress announcement
Posted on Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:23:18 +0000

So this past week we hit a big milestone. After nearly four years in development, Possession is finally winnable! The final level and final boss have some special mechanics going on, but now they’re implemented (at least as a rough first pass, I’m sure when testing comes in there’s going to be a lot of […]

Features:

  • Dozens of possessable monsters, from the horrifying to the hilarious, with a wide variety of powers.
  • Special themed levels with unique hazards, creatures and layouts. Randomly generated, so each playthrough is different.
  • Quick to pick up and play.
  • Item-less gameplay. The dead have no need for worldly possessions, they just slow you down.
  • Entirely playable with just the keyboard, just the mouse, or a combination of the two.
  • Mod support! Add your own creatures, powers and special levels, or change the ones already there.

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