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Realistic single-player RPG set in the medieval Europe. Open-world sandbox with period accurate melee combat. Dungeons & no Dragons.
Realistic single-player RPG set in the medieval Europe. Open-world sandbox with period accurate melee combat. Dungeons & no Dragons.
Realistic single-player RPG set in the medieval Europe. Open-world sandbox with period accurate melee combat. Dungeons & no Dragons.
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Introducing armor layer system in Kingdom Come: Deliverance

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Dear backers, 

 

We at Warhorse Studios are happy to present new insides of the development of Kingdom Come: Deliverance. In our new video we delve into the extensive RPG System, the sophisticated armor layering system and introduces the item quality and survival elements. 

 

RPG System

Shape your character and level your skills. Kingdom Come: Deliverance is an open world RPG and allows you to freely choose your playstyle: a diplomatic way using your speech skills, a sneaky way using your stealth skills, or a violent way with your weapon ready. You will only become better by actively using your skills or by visiting different trainers. But be careful, everything you do in Kingdom Come: Deliverance will affect your reputation and you’ll have to face the consequences.

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Arena Fight
Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Arena Fight

 Armor layer system

Kingdom Come: Deliverance offers you a 16 slot armor layering system (+4 weapon slots) which allows you to fully customize your character.

  • 6 body slots (cloth, chainmail, plate, sleeves, gloves, coat/hood)
  • 4 leg slots (trousers, chainmail, armor, boots)
  • 4 head slots (coif, chainmail, helmet, necklace)
  • 2 jewelry slots (ring, spur)

(Weapon slots contain: weapon, shield, bow, arrow)

Layer different types of armor over each other to prepare for the next battle. From a soft linen shirt to massive full plate armor, every material is good against different types of attacks such as slashes, stabs, and blunt hits. Combine different materials to use their benefits and negate their weak spots.

A sophisticated physical collision system calculates the exact position of each strike. Due to the collision system, armor pieces only protect particular spots on your body, but the more hits you get the more your armor is weakened. Keeping armor clean and in good shape is crucial; dirty, bloody or destroyed armor has a direct influence on the effectiveness, your appearance and your reputation. This could result in quests becoming easier or harder, trades cheaper or more expensive, or people might greet you warmly or attack you on sight. A wisely chosen piece of armor might make the difference between survival and death. 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Broken Helmet
Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Broken Helmet

To get even more in-depth look at the technology behind our clothing system, please take a look at Tomas Barak’s speech from last years Game Developers Conference: http://www.gdcvault.com/play/1022822/Adaptive-Clothing-System-in-Kingdom 

Survival and item quality 

Your weapons and armor can be destroyed, which will drastically decrease its quality and effectiveness. Bring your armor to the local smith or use a grind stone to keep your gear in good condition.

Wounds can only be treated with medicine, bandages, food and sleep. But food can spoil so choose wisely what to bring on your next quest. A lack of food or sleep will harm you and affect your overall vitality, combat strength and can eventually lead to death. 

Beta Access to Kingdom Come: Deliverance 

As you already know, Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beta Access is available for everyone supporting the game through our official website: www.KingdomComeRPG.com 

Thank you for your support! 

Warhorse Studios

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Making the swords for Kickstarter backers

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Remember the day when our Kickstarter campaign started? We were full of doubts: How would the campaign end? What would gamers say about the idea to develop realistic medieval RPG? Did we offer interesting rewards? We were excited and scared both in the same time.

Today we already know that you are the best backers in the world! Thanks to you we are able to work on a game we have dreamed of for years. To show you how grateful we are, we were sharing news from the game development, we released early Technical Alpha versions and few months ago we invited you to find Reeky in the Beta access. Now it is time to start the work on delivering the physical rewards :-)

We are proud to announce that the production of the swords for Kickstarter backers started! The hand-made swords are being produced by our friends from Wulflund Pagan Shop and Arma Epona smithy located in the beautiful landscape of Central Bohemia. Let’s visit the forge to see for yourself!

To get a sword of similar quality please visit our website to get the Limited edition now! 

If you want to taste a real sword fighting while waiting for the package with the rewards, download the Beta version of Kingdom Come: Deliverance and jump into the fight!

Thank you once again for supporting us!

Warhorse Studios Team

PS: Please update your profile on Kingdom Come page with your address, phone number and/or photos for in-game picture, so we can send you the rewards, when the right time comes. Thank you!

Kingdom Come: Deliverance - Beta live stream and new bug report system

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First of all we want to thank you for all the feedback we get from your Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beta experience! It is really worthy for us and thanks to you, the game gets better and better every day. 

To sum all the information about Beta Access and to thank you, our backers, we released a new video update, where our creative director Daniel Vavra takes you behind the scenes of the Beta development:

We know that finding the reported bugs on forums is rather complicated, so we have launched new bug report system at Support.KingdomComeRPG.com. The system is using project management web application Redmine, some of you may be familiar with it :-]

To report a bug, please login with your username and password as used on the main website and follow the instructions. With this system is easier to find other reported bugs, see the solutions and track the progress of the bugs, reported by you. Thank you again for helping us here!

We are getting a lot of emails with game ideas, recommendations and suggestions, which is great. To give you at least some answers (not able to answer ALL the questions unfortunately :-]) we would like to invite you to live stream session with Daniel Vavra a PR manager Tobias Stolz-Zwilling today at 8:30PM CET on Twitch

Don't worry if you miss that, you can catch up on our YouTube channl! Of course your are still very welcome to share your thoughts in our forums too.

Thank you again for playing the Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beta, making awesome videos from it and sending us your feedback!

Warhorse Studios

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beta is here!

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We are pleased to announce the release of Kingdom Come: Deliverance Beta access on Windows PC, available for backers with the Knight Tier or higher. This release includes a part of the game's main storyline, multiple quests, new combat systems, weaponry and the first large-scale battle. Take a look at our brand new Beta trailer! 

There are two ways how to access Beta, either through Steam or by means of our Warhorse Launcher. Here is the how-to for our new backers and Knights: 

  • Please register on our website with your Kickstarter email 
  • Go to your profile 
  • Click on the Warhorse Launcher link to download it 
  • Install the Warhorse Launcher 
  • Enter your login and password 
  • Download the Beta 
  • Play the Beta :-) 

The backers registered on our website in the past months already have Steam keys in their profile. The code is still there for your reference. For the Early Alpha players, who already activated the Steam code, the Alpha will automatically update to Beta on Steam. 

To access the Beta now, please create an account on www.KingdomComeRPG.com

Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Kingdom Come: Deliverance

New editions of Kingdom Come: Deliverance 

We also would like to announce the launch of the new editions. The previous ones are not available anymore, but don't worry, Kickstarter tiers will be assigned to your profile, after you register on the website! New backers can choose from 5 different editions now: 

  • Digital Edition (PC) for $49.99 (USD) 
  • Digital Collector's Edition (PC) for $59.99 
  • Collector's Edition (PC) for $64.99 
  • Deluxe Edition (PC) for $149.99, including the art book, commemorative coin, or statue 
  • Limited Edition (PC) for $499.99, including a sword; until the supplies last

All editions provide access to the Beta and the final game. There is still and option to upgrade your pledge, if you like to grab some unique collectibles! For more info please visit our website www.kingdomcomerpg.com and try the Beta Access today! 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Thank you for all your support and please give us your feedback on the game via our forums

Warhorse Studios