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  • Some words from the Developer

    Hello all!

    Some might know me from Dwarfs. Now back again with this new game developed with Tripwire. I'm thinking I should open this thread to answer some questions and talk about the development of the game. : )

    Calamity is in many ways a project built out of my long love for games as they where. When I was a kid (still am in many ways : P ) I loved to play games with my brother and my friends, I think many of you here are the same. I will never forget the long battles of Heroes hot-seat or a my first console games playing until my parents turned of the power to the console. It's an era of games that I think in many ways is hard to find nowadays in the pile of Gears of Wars and Call of something or other. Don't get me wrong I love those games as well but I miss the not split screen co-op of the old days.

    There where something special playing next to each other in the sofa or in front of the PC. Even if I love online play, to be able to do one screen co-op and working within the Killing Floor brand has been a blast.

    I really like the concept of just sitting down picking up a controller with your friends and picking up some beer and pizza and then hammering each other trying to beat the different difficulties. The Ouya gave a chance for independent developers to use the same idea as Steam but now for the TV.
    It's not perfect but it is a lot of fun. : )

    This is not the be all end all Killing Floor, and as Tripwire called us in I'm sure their release plans and schedule is not hurt by our little venture into what a couch retro experience with Killing Floor could be. The reactions that we got from when we let players try the game on PAX, most who were hardcore fans of the franchise and had over 2000 h played, loved it and told us they now wanted to get an Ouya.

    Personally I think there is room for some good old couch gaming in a world of AAA and big shooters but that's just me : ). So now if you guys have any questions, ask away and I will try to answer them as well as I can.

    Sincerely,
    Robin Flodin

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    Boom! You just listed the exact reasons why I like the OUYA.
    Overall I was impressed with what I've played so far with the game. Do you think you may develop some additional content? Nothing crazy like KF has, but the odd extra level. Levels loaded from a USB stick would be cool.
    Whisky's Workshop
    "As you can see here, I'm -ALL ON MY F***ING OWN! Guys where the hell are you?!"

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    • #3
      Can't comment on updates but I would love to do it : )

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      • #4

        Ohhh ooooh pick me!

        Spoiler!

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        • #5
          This is a question for tripwire to answer. : ) But I can say I think it would be cool : P

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          • #6
            Hey Robin,

            thank you and your team for all the hard work you put into the game.

            Could you (or someone else who owns the game) post a short Let's play video, so everyone who doesn't have an OUYA gets a better look at the game?

            Or did anyone spot a review yet?
            Peace has cost you your strength! Victory has defeated you! - Bane

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Lt_Kettch View Post
              Hey Robin,

              thank you and your team for all the hard work you put into the game.

              Could you (or someone else who owns the game) post a short Let's play video, so everyone who doesn't have an OUYA gets a better look at the game?

              Or did anyone spot a review yet?

              Yes I've been thinking of putting this up. I might do it later today or tomorrow.

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              • #8
                Cant you change perk between waves or am I just blind/stupid?

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                  Originally posted by Dixa View Post
                  Cant you change perk between waves or am I just blind/stupid?
                  This is one thing that is changed it this version of killing floor. You can only select perk in the beginning of the game.

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                  • #10
                    Okay, well I have 3 questions.

                    1) Is there going to future patch/updates , such as bug fixes, added content, or maybe the modifiers from the original (i.e. nothing but Clots the entire match) or stuff like that ?

                    2) Do you have any plans for a potential console release ? I know there's stuff going around that it may be going to PC and stuff, which is cool and all, but since it's built with a controller in mind ( OUYA ) , I personally think that it would be better to be released on consoles, especially with Sony and Microsoft's push to support indies, and give you the power/ability to upgrade graphics, add 4 player co-op and online

                    3) .... Why the freak did you make Hard and Hell SO HARD ?! I've finished all of Beginnner, Normal, have a level 20 Commando and 16 Berserker, and can't pass wave 3 because Husks one shot me if I don't have armor, enemies move insanely fast, and are all bullet sponges. I understand it's meant to be hard, but I don't know if i'll be able to solo Hard , let alone Hell. Friends aren't over enough to sit down and do that :/

                    Anyways, besides the difficulty thing, I think the game is phenomenal and definitely worth the $15. It's a blast to play with many, many hours of replayability. (btw, the leafblower is a terrible, but hilarious, gun lol)

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                    • #11
                      Thanks for a great game, love it. I can only echo the thoughts above...perfect fit for Ouya. Especially thankful for the hidden four player mode. I do agree that the step up to hard/he'll is a bit rough, but maybe we'll get through it someday

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                      • #12
                        1, and 2, is up to trip to answer : ). But we have made to small updates for it so far. 3, We wanted players to have something to strive for and work with for a long time not finish to fast or easy we think this will give gamer who love the game even more satisfaction when they beet it. It's what a true achievement
                        in a game looks like : )

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                          Some gameplay videos that popped up on youtube

                          OUYA: KIlling Floor Calamity, Kill or be Kill - YouTube[/URL]

                          OUYA Killing Floor: Calamity - YouTube[/URL]

                          Killing Floor: Calamity OUYA Gameplay *HD* 1080P - YouTube[/URL]
                          Last edited by Lt_Kettch; 02-06-2014, 12:18 PM.
                          Peace has cost you your strength! Victory has defeated you! - Bane

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                          • #14
                            Hey,

                            at first I have to say, the game is pretty cool, I played it alot with my roommate, we got nearly everything at 20 and we finally finished hell in one level .

                            But we wondering, why we havn

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                            • #15
                              a question to robin

                              Robin i have one question that needs to be answered.

                              why does patys round not play the abandon all theme?

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