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Torque 2D
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Darkout is a sandbox, with strategy and survival components. One of the clearest influences present in the game comes from titles like Minecraft or Terraria, sandbox platformers where the player can build up facilities and modify his environment at will. But in Darkout there are some interesting points that make it worth to look at, starting by the importance that light has in the game.

System Requirements
-OpenGL Graphics card that can display at least 1024x768 res (Nvidia 8000 series or better)
-2 Gig Ram
-Fully compatible with Windows XP SP3 / Vista / Windows 7
-Intel Pentium Core 2 Duo 1.3 Ghz or Better
-2.5 Gig HDD Space
-.NET Framework 2.0

Darkout Gameplays / Tutorials playlist on Youtube (daily updates): bit.ly/155YwGW
Darkout F.A.Q.s bit.ly/15A5lxu

  • Arrows now sticking on walls
  • New flashlight effect
  • Pistol
  • Assault rifle
  • Game weapons concept sheet.
  • Bloater
  • The Brute
Merry Xmas Everyone!

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Merry Xmas Everyone!

Merry Xmas from everyone at Team Darkout! :) We'll be back in the new year and hope everyone has a great holiday!

Dec 23, 2013 News
Darkout Update 1.2 and Steam Launch!

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Darkout Update 1.2 and Steam Launch!

After two and a half years from concept to finally being on steam. This is an awesome day for us and we really want to thank everyone for helping us get here. We know that everyone would like to know...

Dec 4, 2013 News
Darkout Steam Launch Dec 4th! + Massive Update

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Darkout Steam Launch Dec 4th! + Massive Update

“Commencing with a stunning new intro, and offering a new cast of enemies with a deeper storyline, we are excited to announce the release of the first Darkout stage on Steam 4 Dec 2013!”

Dec 1, 2013 News
Darkout: Development Update

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Darkout: Development Update

We are working ourselves to the bone and the Impending Steam release has us all stressed out! How can we compare it… very excited, and terrified at the same time! Check out our latest bit of news to find...

Nov 23, 2013 News
Darkout Male Suit 5! + more

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Darkout Male Suit 5! + more

It’s taken a while but finally we have the male suits up to where the female ones are. We are now putting the finishing touches on the variations of each one, Tier 2-3, and we are adding some extra color...

Nov 2, 2013 News
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mtothdmd
mtothdmd Mar 5 2014, 12:03pm said:

Hello I was wondering i do not recall seeing a special edition on steam when I bought it will there be an upgrade option available to anyone who wishes to upgrade?

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mtj84
mtj84 Feb 19 2014, 3:58pm said:

I don't have the steam key in my collection. Should it be there?

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mtj84
mtj84 Feb 20 2014, 11:23am replied:

nevermind, I read the comments further. My game was from groupees -> key was at groupees profile.

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Nazosan
Nazosan Jan 16 2014, 6:20pm said:

So is there not any sort of demo or anything? I'd love to try this game out, but $15 is a bit steep for a game that I know so little about with others like it (such as Starbound) already more well known. None of my usual sources have even heard of it and I just stumbled on it by accident really. I've seen in the forums discussions of people who can't even run the game with all sorts of strange things being required (latest video drivers, disabling DPI scaling -- I've NEVER heard of anything ever actually requiring this compatibility setting before -- and third party applications) and several saying that even after all that the game won't run. I'm definitely not spending $15 on this without knowing whether or not it will even run on my computer...

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Petrell
Petrell Jan 25 2014, 4:58pm replied:

You should watch some of the videos available about the game like say the Dad's Gaming Addiction one: Youtube.com Just try to find relatively new ones as last to versions overhauled large parts of the game. While I only played the beta the my impressions about the game still seem valid looking at above video: The game is graphically superior to terraria but this has the disadvantage of making it harder to make out the blocks game world is made out of that has consequence of making it harder to target and place stuff. The game starts ridiculously hard and expect to die constaly, especially at night/darkness, until you manage to set up your first shelter and even then you continue to die constantly when outside gathering resources. Both the interface and controls are a bit clunky. As for difficulties running it, I had none and my computer is 5 year old WinXP machine with only modern part being the year and half old Radeon 7700 series card. My drivers arent the latest either.

The constant dying was the reason I stopped playng eventually as it was no fun (I died at least 20-30 times before I managed to set up shelter and further 100 times over week or so I played). If the that and clunky interface aren't your thing, I suggest you either wait few more versions or look for alternatives.

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OddJobb
OddJobb Jan 9 2014, 8:54pm said:

So, Darkout was on sale at IndieGala today for $2.99. However, it was back at regular price not 4 hours later, even though the GalaRep posted that it was a week long deal on Reddit (http://www.reddit.com/r/GameDeals/comments/1usr0f/galastore_indie_games_week_darkout299_afterfall/).
A lot of people are, of course, very unhappy about this.

Anyone know how I can get ahold of this deal or why it was pulled from the Gala store?

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Avantar
Avantar Jan 7 2014, 12:05am said:

Were steam keys sent? Or do we need to ask for them? I never got any email.

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Avantar
Avantar Jan 7 2014, 12:11am replied:

Nm I figured it out went to regular website collection page and picked steam key.

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Heinrich82
Heinrich82 Jan 8 2014, 10:10am replied:

can u explain me how to do?

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Avantar
Avantar Jan 8 2014, 10:17am replied:

make sure you are logged into desura website. Then go to www.desura.com/collection and it should show your games on a list. Im not sure how to get to that page from the site though. Click on keys by the game and generate a steam key.

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March 13th, 2014 T.co Mar 13 2014, 10:52am
RT @KISSLtd: There is still time to get @Darkoutgame 50% off on @Steam_Games! T.co Feb 20 2014, 3:24pm
@DeiruB It shows you have an Invite key. Did you buy the game on Indiegogo? Otherwise it's from a Bundle, and they would have the Steam Key. Jan 13 2014, 8:13am
@DeiruB you can easily claim your Steam key on Desura at T.co If you bought it in a bundle they also have keys now. Jan 13 2014, 6:35am
@DeiruB E-mailing a bug / issue in to @darkoutgame.com">support@darkoutgame.com is the quickest way to get one on one support. always happy to help :) Jan 13 2014, 5:59am
@DeiruB What exactly is the problem? We respond to all e-mails and we tackle all bugs as quickly as we can with the time we have. Jan 13 2014, 5:58am
These will be quite handy once you can make them :) T.co Jan 11 2014, 10:01am
@Darkoutgame is now 33% off in Steam flash sale for the next few hours. Grab a copy while you can before times up! T.co Dec 24 2013, 9:08am
Merry Xmas from everyone at Team Darkout! :) We'll be back in the new year and hope everyone has a g T.co Dec 23 2013, 9:35am
@Pyrostasis we don't have a problem with anyone showcasing the game on YouTube and thank you for featuring @Darkoutgame :) Dec 19 2013, 4:40pm
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