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Rooks Keep is a PC based, fantasy melee deathmatch/arena game. Best described as "UT with swords", players will battle it out in a selection of game-modes, across a variery of maps. The list of game-modes includes traditional Deathmatch and Team-Deathmatch, Conversion(kill your enemy to get them on your team), Combat and Classic Chess, and more. Players will get control of two factions of six characters each, based on traditional Chess archetypes(Pawn, Knight, etc) and engage in battles using a diversity of offensive and defensive abilities and skills. Pawns will be skewered, mighty Rooks will smash their opponents with massive clubs, and sinister Beasts will tear into their foes with tenacity. Games can be played solo against AI opponents, in LAN or online multiplayer or a combination. Up to 32 players are allowed in all non-Chess modes. Players will fight in detailed, full 3D environments that use the power of the UnrealĀ® Development Kit. Mod support is intended for Rooks Keep.

  • October 2012
  • March 2013
  • Rooks Keep: Release
  • Rooks Keep: Release
  • Rooks Keep: Release
  • October 2012
  • Rooks Keep: Release
Video playthrough: GamersDissent

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Video playthrough: GamersDissent

Some more Rooks Keep news today in the form of a quick playthough from youtuber, GamersDissent.

Jul 4, 2013 News
Review from Ordinary Gamer

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Review from Ordinary Gamer

Hail all! We have a great review of Rooks Keep from Ordinary Gamer. Give it a read!

Jul 3, 2013 News
Rooks Keep: Demo release

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Rooks Keep: Demo release

Hi there! Well, Rooks Keep has been available for a week now, so we found a bit of time to release the demo.

Jun 24, 2013 News
Rooks Keep released!

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Rooks Keep released!

Rooks Keep has been released, and is available to buy right now, for $15.

Jun 18, 2013 News
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habitdasher#2
habitdasher#2 Jul 5 2014, 10:56pm said:

Not sure if it's been fixed yet but I downloaded the standalone and the 64-bit.exe doesn't work... nothing at all. It's a big download for me so I hope someone can clarify before I waste the download.

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MI57R0
MI57R0 Jun 16 2014, 6:38pm said:

This is the next game I am purchasing. Much love to you RuneStorm!

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RuneStorm
RuneStorm Mar 17 2014, 3:02am said:

Ok, yay! I got a response back from support, and they say they fixed it! :)
You'll need to reinstall the game apparently, to get the new settings.

Apologies this took so long, truly sorry :\

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videogames10
videogames10 Jul 23 2013, 4:15pm said:

RuneStorm, could you possibly get this game working via the Desura client? I have to keep reinstalling it. I'd prefer to play it through Desura so I can keep track of it as well as my other games and their updates. Thank you.

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SkEyE
SkEyE Aug 12 2013, 7:38pm replied:

I second this, big time. The reverting to "Not Ready" in the Desura client after restart of client is an error on the developer's end. It almost always a problem with a script that has a mispelling or some other small error. This issue has manifested with several titles where the developer needs to correct the error and resubmit, then usually requires one final re-install for the users. This will continue be a giant hassle in this game until the developer addresses it, but it's been months.

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SkEyE
SkEyE Oct 9 2013, 8:03am replied:

Are you out there, Developer? This is still a frustrating problem with your software - having to go through the re-install process between every Desura launch.

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ZEROshift
ZEROshift Aug 29 2013, 9:25pm replied:

Has the Dev. been on here at all? I am dissapointed that this problem has not been addressed -.-

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RuneStorm
RuneStorm Dec 9 2013, 2:13am replied:

Oh jesus, really sorry about missing this :\ I'm certain this was installing for us, so something must have gone wrong. Will see what I can do ASAP!!

Sorry once more.

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RuneStorm
RuneStorm Jan 6 2014, 12:17pm replied:

Just an update on this: I've been trying tons of **** to try and get it going, but so far no luck. Still gonna keep going though! Been pulling hair out over this one :\ Really doesn't help that our upload speed is about 20-40kb... Will keep you posted when I find the cure!

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RuneStorm
RuneStorm Jul 18 2013, 4:08pm replied:

Ah, that's great! Glad you enjoyed it too :)

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RT @AshHoleMcD: @VisceraCleanup Praise be unto Shovel Lord for we are not worthy. T.co Jul 23 2014, 9:33am by loganrichert
@TocoGamescom Is this the same as the build I sent you? Same problem? Jul 23 2014, 9:30am by arnrichert
@CallumDeLaRed Working on it! Hoping to get a private test up this week (no guarantee that it works of course) :) Jul 22 2014, 8:25pm by arnrichert
@TocoGamescom Crikey mate! Glad you're good. Jul 22 2014, 9:24am by arnrichert
@TocoGamescom Yes! I might play that one! Jul 21 2014, 7:06am by arnrichert
@TocoGamescom I want a "crazy eyed with homicidial mania" emotion. Otherwise no deal (not that I'd touch it anyway).. Jul 21 2014, 6:59am by arnrichert
Are dedicated servers really that expensive? Fucking hell! Jul 21 2014, 5:03am by arnrichert
Yes, I know VCD doesn't have borderless window modes... It annoys me greatly. We made it windowed by default to try mitigating this Jul 20 2014, 7:05pm by darkcarnivour
The default should be borderless-windowed; any other choice is the wrong choice! Jul 20 2014, 7:03pm by darkcarnivour
I hate when games use fullscreen and use the wrong res, which they seem to always do! Why are they still doing this in the year 2014!? Jul 20 2014, 7:02pm by darkcarnivour
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