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The dragon is dead. 

The adventurers are gone. 

Time to organize.

Dungeon Local 001 is a reverse-dungeon crawling game for 1-6 players. Unlike other fantasy games where someone outside the dungeon comes in to kill monsters and get treasure, in Dungeon Local 001 you play those monsters exploring the dungeon and making it a safe and beautiful place to live. You play as dungeon denizens like ogres who built the dungeon, dwarves who make traps, or skeletons who cleaned up all the blood.

Each player creates their own character, defined by the job they performed under the old overlord. Players take turns generating random encounters like hallways full of traps, underground lakes full of beasts, or other denizens, and then drawing them to create a map. Characters will accumulate stress as they explore the dungeon, and your characters will occasionally take breaks to recover and reminisce about your life here.

At the end of the game you’ll have a dungeon full of unique encounters and characters that you can use in any other fantasy table-top role playing game.


Written & Designed by Michael Elliott

Art by Daniel Salcido

This work is based on Blades in the Dark (found at http://www.bladesinthedark.com/), product of One Seven Design, developed and authored by John Harper, and licensed for our use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)


Buy Now$9.00 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9 USD. You will get access to the following files:

Dungeon Local 001 Rulebook v 1.0.pdf 8 MB
Dungeon Local 001 Rulebook v 1.0 singles.pdf 8 MB

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Community Copies

Everyone who purchases this game provides a copy for someone to download free of charge. These community copies of the game are intended for those who are experiencing financial hardships and cannot pay for a copy. If you want to check out this game and cannot afford the price, help yourself.

You can also get this game, and all my games, for a small monthly pledge on Patreon or Ko-fi.

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Dungeon Local 001 Character Sheets.pdf 86 kB
Dungeon Local 001 Map.pdf 135 kB

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Any chance that Kickstarter backers could get this claimed to our Itch accounts so that we don't have to worry about losing the email with the download link ?


If you got the itch download, it should give you the option to link the game to your account. Make sure you are signed into your itch account when you click the link.


Hm that doesn't seem to be working. The link takes me to a page where I can download. But there is no option to link that I can see present. There is an option to add to collection. But that just creates a link to the game page in my collection. If I follow the link it still wants me to purchase the game & does not show it as owned.

Hmm, odd. I tried the code on my account and it worked. If you send me your itch email I can send you a different code that should only work with an itch account.


The email associated with my Itch.io account is mixplit74@gmail.com.

Thank you the new link worked. 

Appreciate it.