Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead (CDDA) – A Free Post Apocalyptic Zombie RPG Game

Step Into the Zombie Apocalypse Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, or CDDA, is a modern roguelike undergoing rapid development. It currently features top-down ASCII or tile perspective and a rich GUI. Like most roguelikes, it uses keyboard-only input (touch on the Android, obviously) with many commands, and simulates more real-life information than any other roguelike currently in […]


A Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead (CDDA) Let’s Play – Norbert the Cannibal

Written by Sionava Norbert adjusted his glasses as he peeked out the window at the zombies. This place was only barely outside the south side of town, and probably wouldn’t stay safe for much longer. “Gotta move out of here,” he muttered, but the only other person who’d made it to the shelter, some guy […]


Cataclysm Dark Days Ahead (CDDA) Game Download

Install CDDA on Mac, Windows, or Linux We are frequently asked where to download Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead, one of our most featured and beloved roguelikes. It can be a bit difficult to figure out because so many versions are available and the game is updated almost daily. Depending on your system, it can be done […]


Moose and More: RIP, Unicycle Man

A Tale of Despondency in CDDA   Editor’s note: This is a particularly ridiculous example of the sorts of craziness only available from games with random generation, as told by the player. RIP, Unicycle Man – you will be missed. The Beginning So I picked the “bottom of a mine” scenario which I’ve had decent […]


Cataclysm: Dark Days for Guy Montag Part II

Guy’s Continuing Struggles Against Post Apocalyptic Literacy For a description of Guy and part 1 of his story, go here: Dark Days for Guy Montag Part I. Day 3 Guy wakes up an hour before sunrise and prepares himself some coffee. He pours some of his leftovers into plastic bottles to save for later – […]

Cataclysm: Dark Days for Guy Montag

A CDDA Let’s Play Welcome to our first episode of Let’s Play Cataclysm: Dark Days Ahead. Cataclysm: DDA is the type of game that’s so incredibly broad in scope that you find yourself asking: what should I do now? I see this as a positive thing, as it lends itself quite nicely to role-playing and […]