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The Legend of Bum-bo

The Legend of Bum-bo is a puzzle-based "deckbuilding roguelike." Collect items that can be modified, upgraded and combined with others in many interesting ways. Smash through cardboard monstrosities, giant bosses and dark, personal urges. It’s the prequel to The Binding of Isaac!


When Bum-bo's only coin is stolen by a mysterious entity and pulled down into the sewer, Bum-bo finds himself facing droves of deranged enemies, lost children, his fears, and eventually the beast that stole his beloved coin.


The Legend of Bum-bo is a puzzle-based "deckbuilding roguelike" from Edmund McMillen (The Binding of Isaac, Super Meat Boy, The End Is Nigh), where players collect hoards of items that can be modified, upgraded and combined with others in many interesting ways. Play as one of many Bum-bo, each with its own unique abilities, as they smash, bash and splash their way through a variety of cardboard monstrosities, giant bosses and dark personal urges...
...oh, and it's also the prequel to The Binding of Isaac!


• 100+ unique items that can be modified and upgraded
• 80+ unique trinkets that give neato passive abilities
• 4+ playable characters, each with their own unique abilities
• 10 ugly-yet-cute bosses
• 30 enemies
• Amazing music by Ridiculon!
• Loads of unlockables!
• Animated cutscenes that will make you feel bad!
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by Rachel Watts
72 / 100
A fun blend of puzzle and roguelike that inspires forward-thinking, but cuts your strategy short.
by Keenan McCall
4 / 5
When all is said and done though, The Legend of Bum-bo is a highly worthwhile experience. Though flawed in places, it makes good on many of its ambitions, bringing together gameplay genres and capitalizing on ideas for an experience that can enthrall longtime fans and newcomers to the Binding of Isaac universe alike.
by Alex Santa Maria
7.5 / 10
The Legend of Bum-Bo won't capture your attention like Isaac did, but its unique graphical style and strategic gameplay are well worth a look.
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The Legend of Bum-bo System Requirements



OS versionWindows 7 or later (64 bit required)
OS versionWindows 10 (64 bit required)
CPUCore 2 Duo
CPUCore i3 or above
Memory4 GB RAM
Memory4 GB RAM
GPUDiscreet video card, Shader Model 3+
GPUDesktop Card from 2010 or later
DirectXDirectX 9
Storage4 GB available space
Storage4 GB available space
SoundCardone that works
SoundCarda better one than "one that works"
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: English
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