A downloadable game

Sugar & Slice is a short and sweet roguelike where you beat up ghosts and steal their candy. Play as Gremlyn, the notorious Halloween bandit venturing into the Crypt of Candy. But beware! The crypt is guarded by monsters with plenty of tricks up their sleeves. You'll need to be just as fast and relentless as your foes to win the night!

Sugar & Slice was created by a team of 14 people at ACM GameBuilders, a student game studio at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is an educational case study of Hades by Supergiant Games and takes inspiration from its game mechanics. Work on this project took place between September 2022 and January 2023. 

This project represents the first effort by the studio to create a published game, and we are incredibly proud of the strides made by the team. The future looks promising!

Our sincere thanks to the members of the team, whose collaboration and creative vision made this production possible.


Project LeadAndy Song
Art DirectorsLilly He
Victor Lu
Programming DirectorMatthew McCarthy
Design DirectorRevan Ji
Art and GraphicsCasey Rodgers
Lilly He
Matthew McCarthy
Victor Lu
Game DesignAidi "Edrian" Hu
Revan Ji
Zongheng Huang
Music and Sound DesignAashish Subramanian
Andy Song
Lilly He
ProgrammingAashish Subramanian
Andy Song
Elijah Mock
Soo-Min "Jacky" Park
Matthew McCarthy
Nehal Tangudu
Weijia "Charlie" Zhang
Special ThanksDan Cermak
Cameron Brown

Updated 3 days ago
Published 14 days ago
Rated 5.0 out of 5 stars
(1 total ratings)
AuthorGameBuilders Studio
TagsHack and Slash, Roguelike, Short, Top-Down


Sugar & Slice.zip

Install instructions

Mac and Linux builds are not available at the moment -- we're working on it!
Donation proceeds will be used to sponsor the next GameBuilders project.


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