Darkest Dungeon is 75% off on Steam until Friday (2/22) $6.24 USD
This is one of the most unique games I’ve played. It’s got some dungeon crawling. It’s got some JRPG mechanics without overloading you with stats. It’s got some management (and if you’re not careful, disaster will ensue). It’s got one of the best narrators I’ve ever heard in a game, and he’ll be with you Bastion-style all the way.
There’s a lot of risk/reward going on here. Your heroes are stressed out, but do you risk it and keep going? Very deep mechanics while remaining simple on the surface. Some of the battles are almost puzzles.
The game saves constantly so your choices (and mistakes!) are permanent. You can name all of your heroes, which makes it that much more painful when they die. When you start the game, this is the first thing you see: