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A 2013 2D platformer, developed by Cellar Door Games, for Windows, OS X, Linux. You will die, but the legacy of your upgrades and loot will send your children even deeper into the ever-changing Castle. Additional Media and information as well as a Demo can be found at the website: http://www.roguelegacy.com/

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When can I get specific blueprints?

From the wiki: On your first playthrough of the game, you will find blueprints up to the Sky equipment (unless the player opens a Golden chest in the secret room activated by Calypso's Compass, ...
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Why does the castle turn blue?

It has happened to me, twice. I enter the castle and the walls are blue. In which circumstances does this happens? Does it have any effect, or is it just aesthetic?
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How to stack runes of same type?

So I have the Enchantress and in the sword tab I have the Vampire Rune and Bounty Rune (I also have a sprint rune). I've read in some strategy guides some suggested runes to use and they mentioned ...
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In Rogue Legacy how does your character being gay effect you [duplicate]

All I could find is that the genders of statues are reversed if your character/child in Rogue Legacy is gay. Is this really all that happens or is there any kind of additional trade off (benefit/loss) ...
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What is the black cloud that appears behind some of my characters?

Once in a while my new character will just have a black cloud, like dust or something, billowing out behind them. It doesn't seem to be associated to any specific traits or equipment that I can ...
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Is there a way to replay bosses?

Excluding New Game+ modes, is there a way to fight a boss a second time? The boss indicator is still lit on the map, and I now have the abilities required to defeat the boss, so I'd like to fight them ...
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What do the cherry blossom petals mean when they surround an enemy?

I hate myself for not getting a screen cap of it, but in the forest, there was a Icen with cherry blossoms floating all around it, for no apparent reason. I killed it without thinking, before being ...
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How can you go through single-height blocks? [duplicate]

This has been a constant source of annoyance for me. Scattered around the castles are darker walls where projectiles and - occasionally - players can squeeze through. Often there is the explicit ...
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How to run Rogue Legacy for Linux on a specific monitor?

I've got a right tack monitor layout, and the vertical monitor is the main one. This makes for rather odd graphics settings in Rogue Legacy: Only vertical resolutions are displayed, up to 1200x1920. ...
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How do I access the new content?

Rogue Legacy has just been updated, and there are new bosses, classes, etc. However, I have no upgrade options in my castle and don't seem to have any way of accessing the new stuff added by the patch....
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What are the requirements for the Katagelasticism achievement?

Recently, Rogue Legacy was updated to add new bosses, traits, and a new class. They also added some new steam achievements. 5 of the 6 new achievements looks like they are gotten from beating the new ...
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Where does the Calypso's Compass lead me to?

I've gotten it only a couple times, but each time I try to follow it, I die in the harder areas. What does it evetually lead me to, and would I be able to find whatever it is without having the ...
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What are the odds of receiving each “blessing” given by the statue?

Once in a while you find a statue that asks if you will pray for it's blessing. 4/5 times I've gotten the Hedgehog's Curse, and as much as I like Sonic, this is so far the only "blessing" I've noticed ...
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Where are the rest of my blueprints?

I've found/bought the squire, knight and vampiric versions of all the equipment, but I cannot find any more blueprints. Where do I find the rest of them?
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What is Vampirism - how does it work? [duplicate]

The 'Blood' items from the Blacksmith, such as 'Blood Cape' all give +1 to Vampirism. What does Vampirism do?
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Getting rid of New Game+ (or +2) in Rogue Legacy [duplicate]

I beat Rogue Legacy twice recently and I'm now at New Game +2, however, I don't like it. It's too difficult for me. Is there a way to go back to New Game+ without re-doing everything? I have located ...
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What do the paintings in Rogue Legacy depict?

Whenever I find a special room with a giant painting, it attacks before I have time to really examine the picture. I'm guessing they are previous games by the developer or other indie games they ...
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Is there any way to revert to an earlier playthrough? [duplicate]

I've gotten to playthrough 3, and experienced an enormous jump in difficulty. Is there any way for me to revert back to playthrough 2 so I can upgrade my manor further before progressing?
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Why does this small corridor look like a huge room on the map?

As you can see on the mini-map this is a large room, but as you can see on the screen it's just a small empty corridor. Any ideas? I can't see any dwarfism entrances.
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Can I kill the Spike Traps?

I know that in this game, one of the more common traps is the spike trap, which triggers a little time after your character walks on top of it (unless they have the P.A.D. trait). So, my question is,...
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Running Rogue Legacy on Linux

I was able to install Rogue Legacy 1.1.12c on Ubuntu 13.04 with Wine 1.4.1, but running it fails: $ wine ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Rogue\ Legacy/RogueLegacy.exe wine: Install Mono 2.8 or greater ...
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Why is this unit randomly invulnerable?

I have never seen this unit be invulnerable before, but now my sword goes right through this enemy without doing any damage. Question mark symbols float above the unit after my attack. What's going ...
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How do I reach enclosed chests? [duplicate]

Is it possible, or is this a procedural generation bug?
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Can you influence the traits your 'family' gets?

In Rogue Legacy, I seem to get some traits popping up more frequently than others, which also seems to coincide with traits I repeatedly pick. Does the game take into consideration your 'preferred' ...
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Does the lich’s “+max HP” ability counter blood items’ “­−HP”?

If you have the blood (or any item) with “−HP”, will your lich’s ability to gain max HP eventually get you to 100% regardless of the penalty from the items? Or is it 100% minus item penalty at most?
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Is there an overall stat cap?

Is there an overall stat cap AND is there a hard cap on single stats such as strength or intelligence? Or can I just keep gaining permanent stat upgrades from fairy chests?
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How many times do I have to play New Game+ to be able to unlock all blacksmith plans?

According to this answer, new blacksmith plans are unlocked in New Game+. I know once you beat NG+, you move on to NG++, and so on. What's the maximum "+" I need to be able to unlock all ...
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Is the order of bosses fixed?

I've seen a lot of people referring to "1st boss", "2nd boss", etc. As far as I can tell, that's more common than calling them by their name, and most people seem to understand it. As I haven't really ...
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How can I skip the tutorial?

I am trying out the Rogue Legacy demo. I do understand that the objective is to have succeeding generations to slowly build up strength - but when my initial character dies a miserable death in penury,...
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After beating the final boss, can I return to the original castle?

I've defeated the final boss in a very cheesy way (Babarian Tank with a lot of Damage Return). Now I have a hard time even getting some money in the castle of New Game Plus - is there some way to ...
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What is the max level in Rogue Legacy? [duplicate]

What is the max possible level in Rogue Legacy? I don't see any sort of experience bar, is level gain based on your generation or the number of monsters slain?
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What's the best way to hit the most targets in axe throwing?

One of the contests with the clown is to throw axes and break targets. I'm having trouble hitting enough of them. Is there a pattern that will allow me to make the most efficient use of my axes?
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Do fairy chest stat boosts apply to all characters?

After finding all the runes, fairy chests instead give stat boosts. Are these boosts applied to only that character, or are they a permanent boost to the whole bloodline?
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How can I get a “Defeat All Enemies” Fairy Chest when the enemies are behind a wall?

Sorry for the blurry thing (trait). I tried to use the shout, but it didn't kill these enemies.
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How to kill a Spiketor?

In Rogue Legacy there are these bouncing balls of dooooom that are fairly familiar form all video games in ages past. I have seen them die by hitting walls to many times but this is mostly just the ...
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How can I defeat a “Take No Damage” fairy chest challenge when there are spikes in the way?

I've seen this situation numerous times. What rune/equipment do I need to have in order to get this thing?
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How is the Dragon's damage calculated in Rogue Legacy?

The Dragon class seems to use the same attack for the regular attack, which calculates damage based on Strength, and the special attack, which calculates damage based on Intelligence. Is the Dragon's ...
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What are the special rooms?

Some rooms are specially marked with a purple question mark, and have unusual contents. I've found some minibosses, some bonuses, and some that don't have much gameplay effect. What all different ...
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What's a good strategy for defeating the Tower boss, Ponce de Leon?

He's kicking my butt all over the room and I'm not good enough at dodging all his attacks to do hit and runs for 10 minutes. Are there any classes, spells, runes, or strategies that are well suited to ...
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Are there any “hidden” abilities for classes other then the paladin?

When i was playing Paladin i found out by accident that if you press down and then button for special ability you will turn into a statue that wont take any damage from enemies. Now that wasn't ...
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What happens to Fairy Chests when I get all the Runes?

Generally, every 2-3 generations, I'm managing to find and open yet another Fairy Chest, and thus am unlocking more and more runes for purchase. But what's going to happen when I unlock every rune? ...
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What does the headlamp do?

When you upgrade the miner to spelunker, he gets a fancy headlamp. As far as I can tell, when you use it, your mana drains but nothing else seems to happen. What exactly does the headlamp do?
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How do you use these sideways platform?

There are a bunch of platforms that you activate by down-attacking in the air. These, however, spawn vertical platforms when you down-attack them, rather than horizontal ones that you can stand on. ...
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Does the Lich have a maximum max HP?

As the lich, you gain maximum HP whenever you kill an enemy. Does this go up indefinitely as long as you keep killing enemies, or is there some cap?
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Is the random chest game riggable?

Observe: I've encountered a rather shady character who is willing to let me open a single chest, out of three, all for the mere cost of 25% of my coin. Winning is worth triple my cost, so it's very ...
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How can I pass the “No Looking” challenge?

While exploring the castle, sometimes a Fairy Chest can be found randomly. Each one of these have a different challenge to pass to let you loot them. Most are fairly self-explanatory, with the ...
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What does the full castle upgrade tree look like?

I hate spending money blindly on castle upgrades just to find out what it unlocks, because it's just a waste of money when what I unlock isn't something I want buy. Plus there are times where I'd like ...
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How much HP/MP you get with Vampire/Siphon/Balance runes?

There are 3 types of runes in this game that will restore some of your HP, MP or both. Vampire rune = Restores HP when enemy is killed Siphon rune = Restores MP when enemy is killed Balance rune = ...
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How can I rename my characters?

I've noticed that people are able to give their characters custom names, but I haven't been able to find any method to do so in-game. Do I need to unlock it, or is there something I'm missing?
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What does the improvement “Down Strike Up” give?

It has no description, and google didnt help. I suppose it would be a new way to hit with the sword but i can't figure out how. Also if you're already answering the Question, there are 5 ranks, what ...