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I just came back to a run in progress after a fairly long break and forgot if the current run is a challenge or not. Is there any way I can check that? I don't feel like continuing the run but I also don't want to forfeit a challenge run with this many floors done.

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    Challenges and seeded runs have a special icon that shows on the screen. Mainly because you can't use them to unlock things (i.e. it doesn't count towards unlocking ???, It Lives, The Polaroid, or The Negative) – Powerlord Nov 12 '14 at 2:00
  • @Powerlord that seems like an answer to me :) – Ben Nov 12 '14 at 4:04
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Challenge runs have a small icon in the same place you can find the hard mode icon if you're playing on hard mode. The crossed-out trophy icon indicates that you can't earn item unlocks or achievements, and can also be found on runs where you manually input a seed. So this icon won't be a 100% guarantee that you're on challenge mode, but it's as close as you're likely to get.

challenge run icon

  • Alternatively, work out if the item setup leads to something absurd. If so, probably a challenge run ;) – shanodin Nov 12 '14 at 4:44

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