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Percentage of possible points earned scored -1 to 1 in tenths in 60 categories

Genre Controls Modes Progress Builds Stages Content Aesthetic Vibe

Noxious Weeds

EA Free Available

Note: Feature comparison score and metadata reported based on dev submitted scorecard about early version of in progress game

Auto-Shooter Bullet Heaven Horde Survival Roguelite Single Stick Shooter Top Down or Isometric Wave Shooter Wave Survival
- Combined Ranking Score
-/72 Ranking Position
-/1600 Total Points
- Final Review
-% Steam
- Scale
- Vibes
0 Steam Reviews
-/400 Review Points
7.3 Similarity Score
87% Diagnosis:
1040/1200 Comparison Points
98% Genre 7.6/8 genre
79% Simple Controls 4/7 move
88% Survival Modes 3/4 modes
74% Power Progression 1.9/4 level
80% Buildcrafting Depth 3/5 build
78% Stage Features 3.9/7 stage
93% Content Breadth 7.7/9 stuff
91% Aesthetics 4.9/6 style
91% Gameplay Vibe Check 8.2/10 vibe vibe

Noxious Weeds Ranking Notes

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Scaling and Review Notes

Every game ranked was played, but also scaled based on research, talking to developers & your feedback. The priority with the scale's initial design was to compare similarity on relatively objective features - so it doesn't claim to include reviews of the depth and clarity you'd get at a games journalism site, nor the intensive time played you might get from player reviews on steam. We try to incorporate and link all of that along with a 'review scale' that checks for bugs. See the heatmap and breakdown! Time played noted so you can take any notes with a big grain of salt! I can't get to high level gameplay in 850+ games so I heavily research every game. Over 80 game creators let me interview or survey them! I Hope to go back and refine. Please argue or submit your own scores and reviews to be incorporated with credit into the notes and score numbers.

Added or last checked on 11/18/2023

Scale scoring from scorecard submitted by Developer. Once evaluated after a couple hours play and some research, will be adjusted and moved up into the ranking proper.

Noxious Weeds Similarity Scale Heatmap

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Measured in 60 categories via likert-scale style options -1 to 1 in tenths, how does this game compare to Vampire Survivors. This allows 1200 total "points". It's easier to have a point of comparison and we just picked Vampire Survivors since it's the most popular and commonly referenced game in the subgenre. For detailed methodology read the explainer. For in depth examples at score value, see the scoring guide and for term definitions see the key.

7.3 Similarity Score
87% Diagnosis:
1040/1200 Comparison Points
Rogue-lite 0.9/1
Auto-Fire / Auto-Battle 1/1
Real Time 1/1
Top Down or Isometric 1/1
Direct Control of Single Avatar 1/1
Arcade Style 1/1
Bullet Heaven A (Many Player Bullets) 0.8/1
Bullet Heaven B (Few Enemy Bullets) 0.9/1
One Handed Play (w Controller) 1/1
Move Only 1/1
No Dash 0/1
No Trigger -1/1
No Special Move 1/1
No Aiming 1/1
No On-Aim / On-Fire Movement Penalty 1/1
Timed / Boss Ended Survival 1/1
Endless Mode 0/1
Organic / Unannounced Waves 1/1
High Enemy Count (Horde) 1/1
Level Up on XP Gain Event 0/1
Streamlined Level Choices (Simple UI) 0.9/1
Currency Based Meta Unlocks 0.3/1
Goal Based Meta Unlocks 0.7/1
Build Crafting 0.6/1
Weapon Combination / "Evolution" 0.1/1
Interesting Item / Weapon / Ability Synergy 0.7/1
Broken / Invincible Builds Possible 0.8/1
Explorable Map 0.3/1
BIG Maps 1/1
XP on Ground 1/1
Health on Ground 1/1
Temp Powerups / Items on Ground 0.6/1
Treasure Chests and/or Loot Events 0/1
Vendor / Merchant on Run 0/1
Enemy Variety 0.9/1
Bosses / Elites 1/1
Many Interesting Characters 1/1
Many Challenges 1/1
Multiple Stages 1/1
Difficulty Modifiers 0.8/1
Bestiary / Lore 0.5/1
Achievements 1/1
Secrets 0.5/1
Retro / Pixel Art 1/1
Damage Numbers 1/1
Lofi Charm 0.7/1
Bumpin Music 0.7/1
Fun Writing 0.7/1
Subtle Humor 0.8/1
Panic & Zen Duo Vibe 0.7/1
Over the Top 0.5/1
"One More Run" / Short Runs 0.7/1
Difficulty Ramp 1/1
Fun Ramp 0.7/1
Low Price 1/1
Technical Check 1/1
Controls Check 1/1
Fun Check 0.8/1
Feels like VS 0.6/1

Noxious Weeds Tag Cloud

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More sortable taxonomies and categories associated with the game (genre tags are available in the main game table line!) We've just started adding tags to enable more sorting options, this section will get more filled out as we go!

Release Tags

LinuxSteam DeckWindows PCEAFree Available

Sorting Categories


Genre and Control Style Tags

Auto-ShooterBullet HeavenHorde SurvivalRogueliteSingle Stick ShooterTop Down or IsometricWave ShooterWave Survival

Aesthetic Tags


Setting / Story Tags


Control Styles


Game Mode Tags

Difficulty ModesNo TutorialTimed SurvivalWave Survival25m

Features and Extras

Steam Cloud


Solar Eclipse Games

Game Features

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Listing various features we've got info on.


  • Local: No
  • Online: No
  • Player Count: 1
  • Leaderboards: ?

Steam Features

  • Steam Cloud: Yes
  • Steam Achievements: No
  • Steam Leaderboards: No
  • Steam Workshop: No
  • Steam Trading Cards: No

Extras, Etc.

  • NSFW: No
  • Demo Available: Yes
  • DLC Available: No
  • Soundtrack Available: No

Marketing Blurb

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Some description of the game and its features from the creators.

"Face the corruption that poisons your harvest! Noxious Weeds is an action rogue-lite where you slay hordes of creatures with the help of cute veggies and a combination of your favorite tools. The harvest is power. Choose wisely!"

Game Modes

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"Difficulty levels are subdivided in seasons, due to the farming theme. Each season includes Standard and Hard mode with stronger enemies. An endless mode is also in the making but won't likely be present during Early Access."

Game Mode Notes

"Run modes can be selected before starting a new run. Hard mode is unlocked after beating a Season in standard difficulty."

Run Times & Speedups

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Average Run Time: 25m

Run Time Notes

Dev: "20-30 minutes runs (depending on how fast is the player during the level up)"

"Day/Night cycle Wave based runs. Wave timer increases with each wave cycle."

Speed Settings


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