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.

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Possession: Happy New Year
Posted on Tue, 30 Jan 2018 22:38:09 +0000

Happy New Year! It’s still January here so I can still say that. Here’s where things stand for Possession going into 2018… First of all, I thought I’d changed the Steam release date from January 2018 back in December, but apparently I didn’t save it, so it was still showing as January 2018 up until […]


  • 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.