Anyone who has stepped foot within the Darkest Dungeon knows that the decrepit halls have a tendency to reduce even the most heartened party members to stressed shadows of their former selves. While the roguelike dungeon-crawler offers a phenomenal gameplay experience, it's no secret that Darkest Dungeon is a title which was designed to be difficult. The opening game message warns players that there will be times when entire parties are wiped out, and that running away is often a viable strategy. We have to agree - discretion is the better part of valor, especially when the alternative is death.
However, that doesn't mean that new players should be put through the ringer when they first start out. We've compiled a list of six big tips we think will help Darkest Dungeon players reduce their hero's stress, maximize their income, and have an easier time in general as they quest their way to to the final boss.