Backpack Hero
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Backpack Hero

The inventory management roguelike! Collect rare items, organize your backpack, and vanquish your foes!
Very Mild Violence


Backpack Hero is a twist on your standard deck-building roguelike. It isn't just about what you carry, but how you organize the items within your bag! Their placement has a huge impact on their performance. Find them the right spot in your backpack to increase their power! Explore ancient dungeons, caves, swamps, and more! Meet colorful friends and fight deadly foes! Don't get lost!

Story Mode

When you aren't putting your life in danger, you can make good use of the resources you have gathered and rebuild your hometown of Haversack Hill! Turn it into a charming and efficient hamlet to attract new residents. Buy and sell items, conduct research, and unlock heroes, challenges, and quests. By organizing the perfect village, you will restore the world of Orderia and rescue the animals who live there!


  • Experiment with your strategy and create game-breaking solutions

  • Collect 800+ distinct items, with ingenious powers and synergies to harness

  • Battle with over 100+ enemies. Learn their attack patterns and vanquish your foes

  • Dive into the endless dungeons! Start every run with randomly generated levels and discover unpredictable items, unique layouts, events, and challenges

  • Explore 5 unique play styles by selecting different heroes

  • Play standalone runs or experience the full adventure and meta progression in Story Mode

  • Rebuild Haversack Hill and help its inhabitants

  • Turn the village into an appealing and efficient hamlet to attract new residents. Buy and sell items, conduct research, and unlock heroes, challenges, and quests

Game specifications

Release date15/11/2023
GenreAdventure, Puzzle, Strategy, Role-Playing Game
No. of players1 player
Game file size704MB
PublisherDifferent Tales
Supported languagesJapanese, English, French, German, Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), English

Supported play modes

TV mode
Tabletop mode
Handheld mode

Software compatibility and play experience may differ on Nintendo Switch Lite. Additional accessories may be required (sold separately). See support for details.

This game supports the following features:


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