What is Hieroglyphika about?
Open the gate to the egyptian underworld! Hieroglyphika is a roguelike game completely without text but with pictograms.
You get lost in an ancient egyptian pyramid buried deep under the sand of the desert and full of traps and monstrous beings. Decrypt hieroglyphs to learn spells and to understand the magical nature of artifacts.
Hieroglyphics is a roguelike RPG without words. The entire game uses pictograms to describe weapon abilities or spells, for example. The player and the computer-controlled opponents move in turns; move or attack. The Egyptian pyramids are larded not only with the name-giving characters but also with traps of various kinds. And most importantly: With treasures that promise infinite wealth.