Dealspwn's Jonathan Lester writes: "I haven't slept properly in days. Eating and personal hygeine has become a minor distraction. Pity me, dear reader, for I've become a hapless, dribbling thrall enslaved in the grip of what could well be the most ruthlessly addictive game I've played in years.
Desktop Dungeons is still only in beta, but it's clear that QCF Design have managed to find themselves a perfect storm: all of the immediate fun of a dungeon-crawling roguelike, but packing the persistent RPG elements and city-construction that we crave in from the biggest AAA titles. This has got Indie Game Of The Year written all over it, even in what has been a truly exceptional year for independent development."