When comparing Flamebreak vs Tales of Maj'Eyal, the Slant community recommends Tales of Maj'Eyal for most people. In the question“What are the best roguelikes/roguelites on PC?” Tales of Maj'Eyal is ranked 11th while Flamebreak is ranked 27th.
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Pro Huge replayability
Every play through is a unique experience, with hundreds of races, skills, weapons, items, and encounters to choose from.
Pro Extremely strategic
Every play through raises a huge number of strategic choices.
Pro A lot of depth through many character classes and quests
Pro Easier to learn than some other roguelikes
The graphical menu system helps a lot.
Pro Built-in but optional chat system for bragging or when you get lost
Pro Pretty polished compared to other open source games
Con Very challenging
This is not a game for Grandma, the action is very fast paced and intense. Even if you're already an expert gamer, you will lose many times before you learn how to win.
Con Graphics may not appeal to everyone
Mostly because they are a mix of styles assembled throughout the lifetime of the project instead of one consistent whole.