Fatebreak is a casual, fantasy-inspired card combat game of strategy and chance. Cards are used to battle opponents until one player is left standing. Players begin the game with five 'hitpoints' and are dealt a hand of four cards. Play moves clock-wise through the 'summon'; 'switch'; and 'battle' phases until all but one players are eliminated and a victor is crowned. 

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** Update v1.1 now available!  **

Read all about the new changes and additions here

** GMTK 2021 Game Jam Results! **

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Art, programming, and design by CosmicCrystal

Made in 48 hours for the GMTK 2021 Game Jam 
"Joined Together"

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This is my favorite game I've found on itch.io yet. Can't wait to make a physical version to play with friends! Great work Cosmic Crystal Games.

This game is great! Innovative and aesthetic! The only negative is the bug/hidden mechanic not explained in the rules of sometimes players have to consecutively begin turns.

how in the WORLD was this made in 48 hours??? this is a masterpiece!

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Okay WOW. This game is seriously amazing. Would love to have an online mode to play against my friends, but I know how hard it is... Still, amazing work!

Thanks so much! :)

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This game is great! At first I thought you could only switch cards out with the remaining card in your hand but when I realized that you can switch the positions of cards and even pull from the top of the deck, that's when I really got into it. Being able to draw from the deck is especially genius because with only four cards you could easily think "there was no way I could win this round" but with that one hidden element it feels much more fair, like I have more options and even if I lose I'd blame myself rather than the game.

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This is loads of fun! while reading the rules it feels kinda complicated, but when you play it's really simple! Would you mind if I printed out some cards to play with my friends and family?

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Go for it!  :D
It's a simple, 16-card deck. 

  • 5 x Blade (Red) (I to V)
  • 5 x Shield (Green) (I to V)
  • 5 x Magic (Blue) (I to V)
  • 1 x Holy (White/Yellow) (V)

I can send you the sprites if you'd like, but they're pixel art so they might not print very well... some plain colored, numbered cards will get the point across I think :)

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Thanks! I was thinking I'd just write on some playing cards, or make my own designs for them. This is really one of the best games I've played in this jam!

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Heck, taking some cards out of a regular playing deck will work  :)
And, thanks!  Glad you enjoyed it!