Gunnhildr is an FPS Rogue-Lite inspired by Norse Mythology, in which players assume the role of an exiled heroine. She leads a rebellion against the Elders of Niflheim, protecting its innocent citizens from Halite, the one natural resource that is both the planet’s salvation and destruction.
Uncover the secrets of Niflheim as you journey through its distinct world with fast-paced dynamic action, collecting ancient weapons and power-ups, and building your rebellion to defeat The Primes.
We are bringing this game to Early Access because, as a Roguelite, we have the opportunity to build and balance it alongside our community
“We are bringing this game to Early Access because, as a Roguelite, we have the opportunity to build and balance it alongside our community. Gunnhildr is already a solid first-person shooter based on our own original storyline, which is told mainly through voice-over narration. We are bringing Gunnhildr to Early Access so that we may receive feedback, make sure the game is as fun as possible and know which direction the community wants us to take with the project. What we build is dependent on your feedback, and we’ll be paying attention both here and over on our Discord channel.” – Andrew DeSilva, Designer
Gunnhildr began as a small side project for RatDog Games. The team comes from a background of loving a multitude of gaming genres including but not limited to Rogue-lites, FPS’, and RPG’s. This mutual love led to an internal weekend game jam. The weekend ended with a simple prototype of a FPS Rogue-Lite and a narrative which far exceeded the bounds of such a small project. It was then that we knew Gunnhildr’s story needed to be told.. and our desire to create a unique FPS Rogue-Lite was born.