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If you like total freedom in the way you conquer the enemy this is the ultimate war game for you. Build freeform constructions as a medieval Builder, fight in sword duels as a Knight or snipe with your bow as an Archer. KAG blends the cooperative aspects of Lost Vikings, mashes them with the full destructibility of Worms and the visual style and action of Metal Slug, brought to you by the creators of Soldat.

* Build defenses with freeform building
* Destroy the enemy castles with physics and explosives
* Freedom to move by land, water, dig tunnels or fly in the air
* Use the environment to burn or drown enemies
* Interact with a living animal and plant world
* Drive siege machines with your teammates
* Fight with 32 unpredictable humans in multiplayer
* Freely change to one of 3 distinct classes
* Singleplayer, cooperative and competitive game modes
* Customize with 60+ unique heads
* Create your own adventure with community created mods & scripts

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A picture and some words outlining changes almost certain to make it into KAG in the next few months.

Posted by MaxCahill on Sep 23rd, 2011

This picture basically outlines 5 things we want to get done alongside the October event, some after, some before:

  • Gendered players - not much difference between them, but being able to select Male or Female as part of your player customisations will help us be more inclusive as well as getting some variety onto the battlefield. After that we'll include customisable heads - including hats helmets and haircuts for paid players.
  • Workshops - Arrow and Bomb workshops pictured here, allowing construction of those items and potentially upgrades to them later on.
  • Mechanisms - Spike and Arrow traps that you can attach to pressure plates and levers to allow forts to be more easily defended and to give builders a more interesting engineering task than 10-ply walls. These will be paid only.
  • Wooden Buildings - A cheaper faster option than stone that will actually very likely be required before "upgrading" a tile to stone. A lot of work will have to go into balancing this, but I'm alright with that. We may add stone doors at the same time.
  • Fire! - Bombs, fire arrows (and perhaps a few other things later on) will be able to set fire to wooden buildings. We've devised a way to make "putting out" flaming buildings possible without water that basically involves cutting out the flaming parts. Fire will give players a genuine reason to upgrade from wood to stone - fire hazards are a real concern you know ;)

Not pictured:

  • Coins - a system representing the work a player has done for the team, you'll drop coins upon dying and gain them from building, killing enemies, capturing flags, and manufacturing items. You'll be able to use them to buy items (including bombs and arrows) which will provide a much better self-balancing system than the current resupply on spawn.
    That means no more endless stream of suicide bombers!

We've got more plans, but they're not concrete so I'm not posting them. Feel free to ask questions in the comments - I'll be watching this post over the weekend.


hanzohakuzo Sep 23 2011, 11:46pm said:

me gusta

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Tastyrice Sep 24 2011, 12:23am replied:


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Lynn_Town Sep 24 2011, 1:08am said:

I like archer,glad to see archer become stronger^ ^

And Im also looking forward many customisable elements

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Slevo Sep 24 2011, 1:17am replied:

very nice work, thank you so much for updating this amazing game. it seriously has so much potential.

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:22am replied:

Very glad you think so!

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Jinkis Sep 24 2011, 1:32am said:

Excellent! Hope to see an Aussie server soon aswell

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:21am replied:

You and me both - talking to some people now about it but it seems to be slow going beyond getting an initial response.

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MuteWitness Sep 29 2011, 3:24am replied:

Hit me up when you guys know anything about an Aussie server... sooo keen it's stabbing my brain.

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MaxCahill Sep 30 2011, 1:06am replied:

There are a few unofficial ones up now :)

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Betelgeuze Sep 24 2011, 5:24am said:

Great! When can we expect the mac version?

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:21am replied:

You can try to play now downloading from here: Dl.dropbox.com

It's a community made wine-bottler packaged edition of KAG and is 84MB, but apparently it works and should stay updated to the latest version until we can get a native version working, which is proving to be a pain and a half :P

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DarkOnyx Sep 24 2011, 5:37am said:

Sooo wowsome<3 I heart your ideas!

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Valthar Sep 24 2011, 8:57am said:

I would be careful with creating balance issues between paid editions and free editions.

I also can't imagine making bombs more powerful...they already are kind of nuts.

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:12am replied:

We'll be keeping the features separated via paid and non-paid servers because we don't ever want to give paid users a gameplay advantage.

Buildings will be made more powerful and bombs will have less raw destructive power than they have now - one of the best changes we've made was bombs doing damage to terrain, not destroy it completely in 1 hit, and that will likely transfer over to castle blocks in the coming builds.

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PhillipPhoenix Sep 24 2011, 12:53pm said:

Sounds very nice :D

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SolidFake Sep 24 2011, 5:34pm said:

ah, so with "Mechanisms - These will be paid only." you mean that they will only be buyable with the coins and not constructable with wood and stone?
If yes, that's good, cause paid stuff shouldn't change the gameplay experience.

And genders are also cool, gogo Jeanne d'arc!

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crappypappy Sep 24 2011, 6:18pm replied:

no im fairlyn sure he means gold/premuim users get this cool stuff unlocked its an amazing and cheap game just pay for it from what i understand most of the cool features u will recieve only if u buy the game i mean come on only just over 400 people have bought this if they dont make any money thatll make it harder on the devs so instead of spending more time deving the game they have to spend more time at a job to survive. as for what was said about bombs if u read the walls in the current stage of design would have 2.5x the hp they have now and wood structures would be akin to the stone we have now so bombs wouldnt be all that over powered at all


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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:06am replied:

Very insightful, see my response to the other guy because you're pretty much on the money!

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:10am replied:

No, they'll be in the premium version only - however note that we're not giving paid players a gameplay advantage because the paid gameplay elements will only be available in paid servers - if you choose to play with free players it'll be without those new elements.

We'll likely slowly roll features back into the free version to keep gameplay fresh there but we need an incentive for people to buy our stuff - we've been living off savings for the last month or so and are starting to feel the metaphorical heat.

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PierreOfTheFrench Sep 24 2011, 10:59pm said:

Wow, I've been looking at this games news a lot and finally tried it out! Wish I would have sooner it's fantastic. I plan on buying it but am having troubles with connecting to servers. Firewalls not blocking it and I run it as Administrator but usually can't connect to any of the servers (I did once it was a blast). Anyone else experience similar issue before? Thanks.

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:08am replied:

Oh wow, that's a shame - I think we fixed the issues with the release of 158 if I'm not mistaken, hope you're not still having issues...

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BindNation Sep 25 2011, 12:43am said:

You guys are doing a great job. I'm looking forward to this next release. Do you guys have a release date set?

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MaxCahill Sep 25 2011, 6:07am replied:

Not yet, but we have to get at least some of them done ~mid october because we're aiming to have a Hallow's Eve event. We'll continue with our rolling release style of development regardless I think - build droughts suck.

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crappypappy Sep 25 2011, 10:59pm said:

got a donate button anywhere?
was thinking about maybe doing so next time i have a little extra cash

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MaxCahill Sep 26 2011, 10:59am replied:

Not yet, but we can get onto that :P paypal's fine yes?

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crappypappy Sep 26 2011, 12:25pm said:

yes idk when ill have extra cash but meh it might get u guys a few extra$$

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