What's New

Unlockable Color Palettes — Dig up bones to unlock a variety of color themes! Swap between palettes to find one that matches your current mood. Can you unlock them all?

New Item: Coin Bark — Find this item to add some bite to your bark! Bark to fire a coin as an explosive projectile. Enemies better watch out! (Hint: tap the center of the screen to bark!)

- iPhone XS, XS Max, XR support
- Adjust or disable screen shake
- Adjust options from the pause screen
- Korean localization
- Visual tweaks and bug fixes

App Description

Dig Dog is an action roguelike platformer. Dig to discover treasure, adventure and bones! Jump, dash, stomp and dig your way through a strange world inhabited by stranger creatures.

Simple, expressive control scheme – Run, dig, drop, jump or dash using only three buttons! Also supports game controllers.


“a solid pick-up-and-play roguelike platformer that will really test you.”
- Touch Arcade

"a really charming sense of style"
- 148 Apps

“a highly entertaining roguelike platformer"
- Pocket Gamer

“The game isn’t as good as hanging out with a real four-legged friend, but it has an irresistible charm that brings it pretty close.”
- TechRaptor


Play both Game Modes:

Bone Hunt – The roguelike treasure hunt. Dig for bones across four worlds of increasing difficulty. Battle enemies above perilous cliffs and sunken desert caves. Die a lot.

Free Dig – An endless digging experience. Dig through an infinite set of levels with minor challenge and no game overs. Progress is saved.

- Forge your own path as you creatively tunnel through each level.
- Travel to new worlds! Uncover stranger and more dangerous environments.
- Hunt for bones and treasure as you dive deeper.
- Discover shops and buy items, but don't get too greedy!
- A thumpin’ 8-bit soundtrack you’ll surely dig.


Many of my favorite games growing up were platformers. So when I started making games for iPhone, I was keen on building a proper platformer for the system. I think my first attempt, SHAARK!, turned out fun but also quite short.

Dig Dog is a much larger and richer experience. Each time you play, the levels are freshly generated. Of course the worlds get steadily harder, but as you dig more you’ll discover a variety of challenges and goals. Will you spend your coins on a helpful item at the shop in 1-3 or horde them in an attempt for a high score. Maybe you’ll try to unlock new Warp Bones or try and beat all 4 worlds without dying. Or maybe just chill out in Free Dig mode with some cathartic digging.

I love destructive environments. You can pretty much dig up a whole level if you want. (Although that can be quite dangerous.)

As you dig more, you may start to find some of the game’s hidden depths. For instance, if you fast stomp on an enemy you’ll create sparks that ripple to the left and right. These sparks are both useful and dangerous. It depends on when and how you use them.

I hope you enjoy Dig Dog. I think there’s a lot to uncover here!


iPhone Screenshots

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Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 1 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 2 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 3 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 4 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 5

iPad Screenshots

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Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 6 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 7 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 8 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 9 Dig Dog – Treasure Hunter screenshot 10

App Changes

  • February 08, 2018 Initial release
  • June 15, 2019 New version 1.1

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