Free Demo and Major Update Available for Hack & Slash Book of Demons

Warsaw, Poland – October 27, 2016/ Starting today, players can download a free demo of Thing Trunk’s Book of Demons, the highly rated hack & slash distilled to its purest form. Together with new end-game features, this marks the biggest update since the game’s launch on Steam Early Access just over two months ago.

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Book of Demons has already amassed a diehard following and holds a steady 93% very positive rating among Steam users, who appreciate its fresh approach to hack & slash mechanics, beautiful papercraft graphics, and charming references to classic PC games. Thing Trunk continues to listen to the Book of Demonscommunity very carefully and has implemented today’s content update following fan feedback.

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More Challenging End-Game Mechanics – From now on, bosses will be immune to certain cards, forcing players to adjust their strategy on encounter. This takes advantage of the game’s hallmark feature, a card system that unifies spells, items, skills, and character stats.

Daredevil Mode – Players prepared for an even greater challenge can try Daredevil Mode, which adds a brutal permadeath mechanic.

More information about the update is available on the Thing Trunk development blog:

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Book of Demons is part of Thing Trunk’s Return 2 Games series, which focuses on creating memorable and engaging titles inspired by the early days of PC gaming. For more information, visit the Book of Demons official website:

About Return 2 Games Series
Return 2 Games is a series of original mid-core titles inspired by the golden days of PC gaming. Thing Trunk’s plan is to build seven games in total, each unique in terms of genre and theme, but all sharing the same vision: to make deeply engaging experiences accessible.

Return 2 Games draws inspiration from the early days of PC gaming when developers weren’t afraid to innovate, defined new genres, and created the most memorable experiences. Return 2 Games titles are designed to deeply engage in a matter of minutes. They explore powerful universal stories, like good versus evil, that are immediately familiar. Return 2 Games caters even to people who don’t play as much as they used to, who find casual games shallow and unengaging, and who can’t invest enough time into hardcore games to really enjoy them.

Official website:
Return 2 Games Manifesto: (a short video presenting our vision for the Return 2 Games series)

About Thing Trunk
Thing Trunk is a small game development studio based in Warsaw, Poland. The core team is comprised of six dedicated developers. The 3 founders―Filip Starzyński, Konstanty Kalicki, and Maciej Biedrzycki―are casual game industry veterans who (despite a level of success) became disappointed with the miring trends in the market and scrapped their former brands (Codeminon and Twinbottles) to focus solely on the ambitious Return 2 Games idea. Since then they are trying to prove that making AAA quality content is possible in a small but experienced team with lots of passion.

Developer blog:

Book of Demons info
Developer: Thing Trunk
Publisher: Thing Trunk
Genre: Hack & slash
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One (coming 2017)
Price: $19.99

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