A downloadable DecksAndDaggers for Windows

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Welcome to Decks and Daggers! A Deck-Building RPG Card Game where you venture down into the dungeons to slay monsters and collect treasure!

Hrothgar the Barbarian is down on his luck until he meets a young scholar named Salazar. Together they journey to dark places to slay monsters and find treasure! But a dark threat looms on the horizon.

In this world of myth and legend, You’ll meet interesting characters such as Angvar the Skeleton King, Myrtha the Bog Witch, Equinox the Wizard, and Moloch the Rat Demon. 

Through dialogue options, you can discover their story and roleplay as the kind of hero that you would like to be.

After every quest, you can visit the tavern, where you can buy new cards from a shady merchant (no in-app purchases).

Optimizing your deck greatly increases the chances that you'll survive in the dungeons.

Decks and Daggers is available as a FREE DEMO version and a PREMIUM version.

The Premium version contains:

  • The entire (Barbarian) story
  • Unlocks all barbarian cards
  • All locations on the world map
  • 2 Different endings
  • Bosses
  • Achievements

To install the game:

  1. Download the zip file
  2. Unzip the file
  3. Launch "Decks and Daggers.exe"

Have fun playing!

Mikel Fick - Osarion


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Click download now to get access to the following files:

Decks and Daggers (Demo).zip 171 MB
Decks and Daggers (Early Access Version 1.5).zip 149 MB
if you pay $6 USD or more
Decks & Daggers - Full Version 1.7.zip 172 MB
if you pay $12.99 USD or more

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Extremely addictive! I especially loved the bit with the frog. 

I played the demo yesterday and immediately bought the full version on steam and played it all the way through!

There's a couple oddities to the combat (like how shields are better than weapons) but once you wrap your head around it, it's quite fun. A bit more of a puzzle than Slay the Spire. 

There's one small bug where the upgrade card can accidentally be dragged onto itself, and I didn't see a way to play as the witch, but this is truly an incredible game, and a very impressive project, especially for just one person! 

5/5 don't miss out!

so i have the premium version 1.71 - dumb question - how do i play with the witch - not anywhere i can find???

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Hi, you can create new decks in the deck builder menu. Click on the button 'Load deck' (or 'New Deck' if you are playing an older version). You can then create a new deck and select the Witch as your hero.


Just started, but this is AMAZING.


Haha, thanks for posting!

I tried the witch a bit, but story is not interesting so i changed back to barbarian in deck builder... and i found out that gold is not shared between chars. I had 84 gold with witch, switched to barbarian, only 7 gold. Intended ?

Yes, gold is not shared between the Witch and the Barbarian.

Bought full version 2 days ago, finished story right away :) gotta start again to get second ending.  Questions :

- will the witch get her own story ?

- will i get second ending playing with witch ?

- wondering if the "salazar will remember that" is important or not ? (for the story i mean)

Remarks :

- really understood strategy, now, and really got hooked !

- very nice story ! the 2 other playable chars fit very well in the story

- barbarian is really badass when helmet is upgraded twice

- nice difficulty, especially first playable char. infinite restart with no penalty makes difficulty worth it.

Once again, great game !

Thanks for the kind words! I'm glad you like the game.

The text "Salazar will remember that" is an indication that a choice has consequences.

There are 2 different endings to the game, with 5 smaller variations. Which ending you get depends on the choices that you've made during the dialogues.

Right now my priority is to get this game out in the open by releasing it on Steam, to find out if people are interested in this game. I would like to create a separate story for the Witch and intertwine her story with the Barbarian. But that is still in the early stages.

ok, take your time :) i just hope buying this version will get me access to all these sweet promises :)

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Awesome game o/ The mechanics are unique and the story compelling so far.

I encountered some minor bugs while completing the demo, the voices blasted at full volume (even when I muted them completely) each time I changed scenes, and in a fight I had a blank cardHere’s a screenshot of the blank card during the fight

I bought the full game since the demo got me really into it, the sound bug is in the full release too ^^

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Thanks for buying the game! That's awesome! 
I've fixed that volume bug in the current version. (1.7)

Thanks o/

It's ok, thanks : I uninstal, install again. I start whith the Prenium.exe, and save. I start again, but, i loose my thrid unlock character. Game eraze for the realize?

I'm not sure what you mean. I did change the shop interface to show only the character that you are currently playing with. But I did not remove any characters from the game. Currently, you have the Barbarian + 2 other playable characters during the barbarian storyline. The Witch was included in the previous version 1.5. She is also available in this version.

Very good game !

I'm Prenium, but on Itch.io launcher, i'm only free user.

Hmm, strange... can you send me an email at mikel@osarion.com, 
so I can unlock the premium version for you?

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Hey Mikel,

just bought the "Full Version" and previously already played a lot the EAV 1.5. :-) - (of course all available levels, maps and cards ;-) - really like the game. :-)

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With the Barbarian deck I could buy the new helmet ... [edit] ...

...[thank you for all the service :-) ]...

Please for the further advice. Thanks a lot and kind regards.

And just in case - here's the new emergency number:  ;-)

0118 999 881 999 119 725 3

For all other readers:

A very good game that is always to recommend!

I may also be a very single phenomenon. :-D

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Thanks for buying the full version! That's awesome!

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This looks interesting. Gonna check it out.

Thanks! I hope you like it.

It is ! Original gameplay, nice story and drawings... a perfect game for casual gamer like me :)

Ok. I like it, but it's a bit lackluster. I know it's in development, so there's still some stuff to work out. I was kind of bummed you have to get premium for better cards, but all in all, it's a great game with a lot of potential.

Personnaly, i'm waiting for final release to decide if i buy premium or not.

Thanks for letting me know. This Thursday I'll upload the full version.

Wow. I didn't know you'd do it so soon! 😆

any idea for release date ?

I'm currently aiming for a release in September.

uhh hi i love the game but when im in shop and i click to check out the card in shop it is behaind the main shop page

Thanks for posting this issue. I wasn't aware of this and I'll fix it in the upcoming version. At first glance, this might by caused by a framerate issue. You might want to try to go to the settings menu, put the FPS on 60, and disable the v-sinc checkbox.

I've uploaded a new version today (demo and premium). This issue should not happen anymore.


It's a great game, once you've understood the rules. 2 suggestions :

- I'd like to be able to keep the scimitar for myself ; even if i don't fight the merchant and buy the scimitar for 60 gold, I must give it back to the other merchant for 20 gold. It's really curious, for a barbarian. And in general it would be nice if cards could be quest rewards.

- maybe use a different name for items that disapear immediatly when used (sausage, baguette) and for items that don't (meat, bandages)

Thanks again, waiting for further development, and i'll surely buy the premium once the game is finished.


Thanks for the comments! Cards as a quest reward are indeed something I would like to implement in the next update.

Keeping the scimitar (and not giving it back to the shopkeeper) could be a nice option. The shopkeeper probably won't be happy with that so I guess there needs to be some kind of a downside.

like no hammer ? or higher prices ?

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Yeah, I was thinking the same thing: That the shopkeeper could charge a bit more because he feels screwed over.

in case the player gives the scimitar to shopkeeper, it could then be for sale after quest (maybe it's already the case in locked cards, i don't know)

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I wanted to let you know that I've implemented the option to keep the scimitar instead of giving it back to the shopkeeper. It's included in the next update.


A very interesting game.  Its really cool how this is like a pve card game. From what I've played s far its really good! the artstyle to the gameplay. 9/10 Awesome!

Thanks for the video! Just finished watching. :)


A truly beautiful game! Really nice art and music!! One of the best card games I've ever played!! Great work!!


Thanks! Also for making the video! That's awesome.

How do you go about playing with the witch? I can't find the option even though I have the premium version.

In the deckbuilder: press the ‘change deck’ button. There you can create a new deck and choose the Witch as your hero.

it's ok Thanks !!!

Eagerly awaiting the witch update!

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The Witch is now available!

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Superb update! Witch has cool combos and skills. I like collecting both of the buff+1 cards, and playing them together, so the second one becomes +2, adding a combined +3 to your other cards.

Artwork is top notch again. I love how the witch becomes the old evil hag when she gets hurt 😁

Hello fellow dev
This is a very well-made game. I was already getting quite addicted. I could easily play a full game.
I love the artwork style. Great work. You definitely have some talent. Perhaps I could hire you to do some small artwork tasks for me? 😊
Keep up the good work.


Thank you! Means a lot. Releasing a game out in the open for the first time is always a nerve-racking moment, so I appreciate the comment + rating. You can always drop me a line when you need some work for hire stuff done. Good luck with your game development!

Very interesting premise. Played a few levels, good spin on a solo kind of card game.

Thanks for the comment and the rating! Glad you liked it.