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#1 megan

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 06:47 AM

We have heard the cries from the community to bring our honorable knights to the world of PC gaming... Well wipe those tears from your cheeks because....

Castle Crashers is Coming to Steam!

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A Poem by Dan Paladin:
While BattleBlock has been churning,
there's another wheel turning!
And that wheel is Castle Crashers running on Steam!

It was accomplished by utilizing one of our programming teams!
We always liked this platform so it's kind of a dream!

I'd say a release date but the future's unknown.
If I make a mistake I shall never atone.

If you're in Germany this weekend please say hi to John.

He is at Gamescom.

Castle Crashers Steam Features:
  • Integrated voice chat
  • Steam Achievements
  • Gamepad support
  • Steam Cloud Support
  • Local and Online Multiplayer
  • Colorful hand drawn 2D visuals!
  • Over 30 levels plus five arena modes
  • Unlock more than 25 characters and over 40 weapons!
  • Intuitive combo and magic system: Unlock an arsenal of new attacks as your character progresses through the game.
  • Experience system: Level up your character and adjust Strength, Magic, Defense, and Agility.
  • Animal orbs: These adorable little companions each add different abilities to aid you on your journey
  • Arena mode: Battle other players in free-for-all or team matches with four unique modes to choose from!
  • Insane Mode: Test your skills in the ultimate campaign challenge.
System Requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
  • Processor: Dual Core Processor 2GHz+
  • Memory: 1GB
  • Hard Disk Space: 300MB
  • Video Card: Graphics: 256 MB dedicated directx 9.0c compatible card
  • Sound: DirectX 9.0 compatible sound card
Gamescom 2012
We were invited by Valve to show Castle Crashers running on Steam at Gamescom. This is our first time at the event, and we’re sending our very own John Baez to the show all by himself! Stop by and check it out at Hall 7.1, booth: C030 (Friday-Sunday, August 17-19).

Finally, we’re going to our last summer trade show: PAX (Penny-Arcade Expo) on August 31st – September 2nd in Seattle, Washington. Come by The Behemoth Booth #3003 to check out both Castle Crashers for Steam and BattleBlock Theater. You’ll get a taste of the games, and more importantly a taste of freedom, FREEDOM!!!!!!!!

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#2 True213

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:16 AM

There. Everyone shut the hell up now. Its on every current HD console now. Every system except the Wii U. And that hasn't even been released yet. So will people seriously stop asking for it?

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 09:38 AM

PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 10:00 AM

PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS

YES!!! as a tf2 player I would totally love a promotional hat! PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 10:18 AM

There. Everyone shut the hell up now. Its on every current HD console now. Every system except the Wii U. And that hasn't even been released yet. So will people seriously stop asking for it?


So much anger. Let's celebrate! not instigate.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 10:34 AM


PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS

YES!!! as a tf2 player I would totally love a promotional hat! PLEASE HAVE PROMOTIONAL HATS


I'm going to leave this here
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Posted 16 August 2012 - 03:06 PM

WWOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO FINALLY!!!!
That's awesome, I've been waiting for this for quite some time.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:29 PM

Done and done. Finally glad this is settled lol.

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 04:39 PM

now all we need is the most impotent system of them all (no quite but its for the drama effect) THE MAC! but lets be honest here, you would make more money if its for the mac also! plus i dont have a freaking PC and i want this game on my computer so i can record videos on it...

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:16 PM

Hope you don't mind that I submitted this thread to GameSpot News :)

That didn't take long...it's front page news now!
http://www.gamespot....ting-pc-6392102

Edited by BFG, 16 August 2012 - 07:49 PM.


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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:27 PM

Hope you don't mind that I submitted this thread to GameSpot News :)


I mind, because I didn't think of that first! :cry:

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Posted 16 August 2012 - 05:59 PM

can you please put text chat in the game as well? we don't use voice chat, and it would be nice to be able to talk to my friends while playing without resorting to MSN, like how we had to do while playing it on the Xbox. generally all online PC games have integrated text chat, so i would like CC to have it a well.

i am very happy its coming to the PC finally! thank you, The Behemoth!

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 12:53 AM

Finally a reason to use steam!

Will I be able to use an PC Xbox controller for the game?

Also I will be creating a group dedicated to finding others to play online with as soon as I figure out how. I'm not sure if I should call it Masters of Castle Crashers or keep Feedle's Pelter's Revenge.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:03 AM

I don't see any reason why I would need this game on two different platforms... but.... I LOVE THE BEHEMOTH AND THIS GAME O.O

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 01:42 AM

Would the DLC packs be inputted like you did in the ps3 version or will we have to buy them? King, necromancer, pink, and blacksmith (possibly hatty?)

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 02:07 AM

I don't see any reason why I would need this game on two different platforms... but.... I LOVE THE BEHEMOTH AND THIS GAME O.O


That's kind of been how I've been thinking regarding getting CC on PS3 lol

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 07:46 AM


I don't see any reason why I would need this game on two different platforms... but.... I LOVE THE BEHEMOTH AND THIS GAME O.O


That's kind of been how I've been thinking regarding getting CC on PS3 lol

there's plenty of people that might want to play it again on another platform, but i think it's mostly for those who just don't have a console or prefer PC gaming.

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Posted 17 August 2012 - 08:12 PM



I don't see any reason why I would need this game on two different platforms... but.... I LOVE THE BEHEMOTH AND THIS GAME O.O


That's kind of been how I've been thinking regarding getting CC on PS3 lol

there's plenty of people that might want to play it again on another platform, but i think it's mostly for those who just don't have a console or prefer PC gaming.

I bought an Xbox just to play CC...

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Posted 18 August 2012 - 03:19 AM




I don't see any reason why I would need this game on two different platforms... but.... I LOVE THE BEHEMOTH AND THIS GAME O.O


That's kind of been how I've been thinking regarding getting CC on PS3 lol

there's plenty of people that might want to play it again on another platform, but i think it's mostly for those who just don't have a console or prefer PC gaming.

I bought an Xbox just to play CC...


Really? I remember for the longest time seeing it at #1 on the marketplace, and asking friends if it was any good. They said it was decent, so I never gave it a second thought. When I realized Castle Crashers was made by The Behemoth, that piqued my interest. I played the demo, called mom right after I finished the demo, got MS points, and played the game all night long lol. I don't even know if Castle Crashers was on PS3 when I first played it on Xbox, but I guess that's beside the point.

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Posted 19 August 2012 - 01:38 PM

Sweet! Just make sure the controls aren't bad.You should also port Alien Hominid afterwards.

WASD- Move
Space- jump
J- Light Attack
K- Heavy Attack
L- Use Item
I- Magic
Number keys- choose items
H- Shield

Would these be good controls?
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Posted 19 August 2012 - 06:01 PM

Sweet! Just make sure the controls aren't bad.You should also port Alien Hominid afterwards.

WASD- Move
Space- jump
J- Light Attack
K- Heavy Attack
L- Use Item
I- Magic
Number keys- choose items
H- Shield

Would these be good controls?
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ICK!

WASD - Move
space - Jump
Left Mouse - Light Attack
Right Mouse - Heavy Attack
E - Use item
Q or R - Magic
Number Keys/Scroll Wheel - Choose items
F or Alt - Shield

Or, better yet, allow for fully bindable keys. That way we can really customize our controls.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 02:35 AM

Sweet! Just make sure the controls aren't bad.You should also port Alien Hominid afterwards.

WASD- Move
Space- jump
J- Light Attack
K- Heavy Attack
L- Use Item
I- Magic
Number keys- choose items
H- Shield

Would these be good controls?
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Change magic and item around. It would be anoying to accidently use a potion when in the middle of combat when you still have almost full health.

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 11:47 AM

Sweet! Just make sure the controls aren't bad.You should also port Alien Hominid afterwards.

WASD- Move
Space- jump
J- Light Attack
K- Heavy Attack
L- Use Item
I- Magic
Number keys- choose items
H- Shield

Would these be good controls?
REPLY


Hopefully they introduce a few basic PC gaming options like allowing us to reassign keys, some advanced video options with support for high end resolutions, text chat, etc. Mod support would also be amazing.

Did anyone by any chance check out their booth at gamescom? I couldn't find any news on anyone covering their booth.

Edited by Giraffey, 20 August 2012 - 11:52 AM.


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Posted 20 August 2012 - 01:23 PM

Seeing as I feel like getting my hands dirty with some 3d modelling and texturing work, who agrees with me there should be some Castle Crasher's hats for purchasers (maybe like pre-orders or something?). I'm thinking of making it like a mask for all characters and maybe making some melee weapons based off the game as well. I will put them up on the Steam Workshop and link here within a few days if I finish them by then :P What do you people think?

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Posted 20 August 2012 - 05:57 PM

Hopefully they introduce a few basic PC gaming options like allowing us to reassign keys, some advanced video options with support for high end resolutions, text chat, etc.  Mod support would also be amazing.


well, i really want it to most definitely have options for changing resolutions, vsync, text chat, etc.

i would be disappointed if it didn't. so please make sure you make it an awesome PC version, The Behemoth!




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