A downloadable game for Windows

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Iridescent Crown is a 2d roguelike platformer. Explore an infinite variety of colorful dungeons and cave systems. New levels are randomly generated each time you play. The story is conveyed in a trilogy of unlockable poems.


WASD or Arrow Keys — Move / navigate menus
Z or Space — Attack
X or Shift — Pick up weapons
Esc — Pause / View the map
M — Toggle mute
F — Toggle fullscreen

Discover a variety of weapons with myriad upgrades. Collect swords, bows, hammers, scythes, wands, and more. You can clear the game by upgrading max health, strength, defense, agility, or any combination of these traits.

You can hold up to 8 weapons in your inventory. Partners you free from cages will join your team. Lead them to the end of the level to rescue them.

Potions and red shrines will heal your team. Blue shrines will grant you temporary invisibility. You can obtain the compass by beating one of the stronger enemies in each level.


  • 16 randomly generated levels
  • 13 types of enemies
  • +10,000 different weapons
  • AI-controlled partners
  • Stylish pixel art graphics
  • Lush electronica soundtrack
  • Infinite replayability

I composed the soundtrack, which you can download on bandcamp.

Thanks to SubspaceAudio for the sound effects. Thanks to SpiderDave for the tiles. Thanks to Disthron, Buch, GrafxKid and saint11 for the enemy sprites. And last but not least, thanks to craftpix for the backgrounds.

This game is dedicated to Shawn Noel and Kimberly Kubus.


  • Collect a variety of weapons to prepare for different situations.
  • You can assemble large teams, but don't forget to heal your partners when necessary. 
  • Light up torches to show where you've been.
  • If you're lost, pause the game to view the map.
  • Collect gold to buy new weapons from the shopkeeper.
  • Temporary invisibility is a deadly combination with the bow and arrow.
Updated 4 days ago
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorDylan Cassidy
Made withGameMaker: Studio
TagsAction-Adventure, Action RPG, Dungeon Crawler, Exploration, Hack and Slash, lyric-game, poetry, Procedural Generation, Roguelike, Roguelite
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
AccessibilityInteractive tutorial


Buy Now$5.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $5 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Iridescent Crown.exe 34 MB
Iridescent Crown.gmx.zip 741 MB
if you pay $60 USD or more

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Cute game and fun to explore! Nice work