A downloadable game for Windows and Linux

Will be available in 1 year.

Wastebraver is a rogue-like survival game set in a post-apocalyptic fantasy hellscape. Explore a dynamic, randomly generated world where evils beyond imagination haunt your every footstep. Execute abominations and weave through insane encounters as you fight for what little remains of your broken world. In development for the Playdate and Steamdeck.


Annihilate the scum of the wasteland with unique skill-based combat only possible on the Playdate. Press the attack and block vicious strikes using precise directional inputs in tandem with the built-in crank. This fierce system is the first of its kind, and has been fine-tuned to offer players a firsthand look at the future of handheld combat.

From the depths of old-world sewers to the mountaintop cathedrals of an irradiated death cult, the world of Wastebraver is rife with danger and mystery. Explore a variety of treacherous biomes, and prepare for encounters that will test your instincts, skills, and mettle. Between your brushes with death, plot out the next steps of your journey within the walls of budding towns and settlements.  As you venture out of the safety of civilization, steel yourself for a world that will seek to destroy you at every turn.

The wastes are no place for the weak, and you may not have what it takes to survive. If you aren’t equipped to meet your grand destiny, another traveler will take your place. Bolster yourself against the perils of the wilderness with a wide range of equipment options, and sharpen your killer instincts again and again until the odds finally shift in your favor. Death is permanent, even for the mightiest of warriors.

The calamity that birthed the new world shook the very foundations of the cosmos. Ancient powers jolted from fitful slumber, ready to seize upon the terrified remnants of humanity. All that we had achieved was stripped away, the great dream of our species destroyed in an instant. The savage leftovers of our kind have become mere livestock, awaiting the bitter end of our world and the crowning of its new dark sovereign. Will humanity go meekly into oblivion, or will the best of us take up arms against the coming darkness?

Wastebraver features full mod support. Users can take the game’s engine and edit the source code to their preferences, much like DOOM. All of the game’s content is modular and loaded in at the outset, allowing players to change what assets are included or excluded. Buy the game, edit the source code, and use Wastebraver as a template for whatever you can imagine. From adding enemies to reworking the game from the ground up, there are no limits. More to come…

The end of the world brought to you by the men who have seen it. Wastebraver features an incredible 1-bit style that effortlessly captures the grimy terror of a fallen world. Each enemy, NPC, and location has been meticulously crafted to unsettle and intrigue. Our incredible artists have once again turned water into wine, and yielded a cohesive and interesting visual experience available on the Playdate.

Interactive Services, LLC.
Updated 10 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, Linux
Release date in 1 year
Rated 4.0 out of 5 stars
(5 total ratings)
GenreRole Playing
Made withPlaydate, LÖVE
Tags1-bit, Action RPG, Dungeon Crawler, Fantasy, Meaningful Choices, Medieval, Playdate, Post-apocalyptic, Retro, Singleplayer
Average sessionAbout a half-hour
InputsGamepad (any)
AccessibilityColor-blind friendly, High-contrast
LinksCommunity, Instagram, Twitter, Website, Patreon, Support Us


Will be available in 1 year.

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $12.99 USD. You will get access to the following files when they are released:



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Will there be a map to discover like in fallout 1 and 2? That would be awesome, with random events while exploring

This looks so good! I'm stoked to not only get a Playdate, but play the hell outta this!


Looking forward to check this game out! It looks like the best game for Playdate by the time!! 


Whoah!  Such badassery! When this drops I am definitely spending my entire Playdate game budget for the month on this one game.  Take your time.  Make it perfect!  I am a patient (not).


this is exactly the type of game I’ve been looking for for play date amazing job guys can’t wait for it


Я не играл в эту игру, но визуализация страницы просто впечатляет! Очень атмосферно

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Is it too late to preorder  ?  Im excited for this one

No preorders for now!


Looks great almost looks like an old Hypercard stack!

i will patiently wait for this cool ass video game :)

(hnnng, part of me wants to pre-order it rn....)

hey thank you! we aren’t doing preorders right now but maybe soon!


Looking forward to playing this on my Playdate next year. Looks nice

Thank you!


On Reddit you folks mentioned there would be a windows and Mac release eventually?


Yes we are shooting for those as well, we are first putting our focus on Playdate and Steamdeck (Linux) specifically for now.


Understood! I'll be keeping an eye out for more info about the game, its features and its depth (items, events, character creation, etc)

Good luck!


Cool. But you should change the status from released to in development


Hey! Yep - big mistake on our part - this has been fixed. :)


Looks super cool! Since I still haven't received my playdate I dont mind the wait, looking forward to see what you guys are doing with this one!

Awesome we cant wait for yall to check it out!


I thought it was released dang. Looks good still though! Super excited to play!

Yeah that's our bad - thank you for the kind words we are working super hard on it!


I got excited, I thought it was released.


me too, was like where did this come from and wheres my creditcard. looks cool. (Will be available  in 279 days.) so its still a while off ye?


Yeah still a good while off - sorry for marking it as released that was a big mistake! Glad yall are excited for it though. :)