Block and Load! Combining the addictive nature of block building sandbox games with the speed and competition of modern first-person shooters, Guncraft takes voxel-based gaming to a whole new level. Players can create maps and arenas based on anything imaginable and, once complete, can utterly destroy them with bullets, bombs, grenades,...
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Release Date: Aug 9, 2013

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August 29

Guncraft Brings The Boom!

GUNCRAFT, THE EPIC VOXEL-BASED FIRST PERSON SHOOTER, AIMS ITS POWER SCOPE AT XBOX 360

Loaded with New Features Including Exclusive Maps, the Console Version of the PC Sensation to Launch This Year

Twain Harte, CA – August 28, 2014 – Exato Game Studios and indie games partner GameMill Entertainment announced today that Guncraft will be available for digital download on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft in Q4 2014. The digital version of the indie PC hit published by GameMill Entertainment on the Xbox Live online entertainment network will include a split-screen for intense local hot-seat multiplayer, an all-new levelling system, high-resolution models, and exclusive maps.

Download the all new Xbox Live Guncraft screenshots and video HERE: www.hightail.com/download/ZUczZm1aTlFVbStKUmNUQw

Check out the new Guncraft video on YouTube HERE: www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNTjEYm-O40

“The response we have received for Guncraft from the PC community has been nothing short of fantastic, so we’re thrilled to reach even more players by bringing the game to the Xbox 360 platform,” said John Getty, Lead Developer of Guncraft and founder of Exato Game Studios. "Guncraft is the perfect blend of sandbox gameplay, crafting, and intense FPS action.”

Marrying the addictive nature of block building sandbox games with the speed and competition of modern first-person shooters, Guncraft takes voxel-based gaming to a whole new level. Play through dozens of maps, then create your own level with secret tunnels and hiding holes to find the best look out for ambushing your friends. Players can create arenas based on anything imaginable, and once complete, utterly destroy them with bullets, bombs, grenades, tanks, helicopters and even laser swords. In the heat of battle, soldiers can create custom blockades and fortresses instantaneously.

GUNCRAFT XBOX LIVE KEY FEATURES:

  • Exclusive Xbox Live maps
  • Includes all PC DLC
  • Two-player split-screen local multiplayer
  • Player-controlled vehicles, perks, killstreaks, class load-outs, clan system, and ranks
  • Create custom levels, weapons and characters limited only by your imagination
  • Outlandish game modes for up to 16 players, including:
    • Lava Survival Mode - where magma slowly rises as players build upward to avoid the instant orange death. It’s a new variation of “Last Man Standing”
    • Onslaught Mode - Where four players band together to fight off endless waves of deadly robot spiders, soldiers, drones, and aircraft
    • Spleef Mode - Where players drill and destroy blocks on the platform near or under their opponents in order to cause them to fall to their deaths while fervently moving to avoid suffering the same fate.
  • Exclusive levelling system where you earn new rewards with every other level, all the way up to level 550 (50 levels per ReCraft rank - one base, 10 ReCrafted ranks)
  • New high-resolution models with an unlockable aesthetics system containing 300 pieces of unique gear to customize characters. Each are individually customizable, giving gamers over 4 billion different combinations
  • New tutorial system for learning the basics of Guncraft and each game mode

Guncraft players have all of the standard multiplayer shooter modes such as Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch, plus tons of custom load-outs, perks, plenty of weapons, vehicles and more. Even better, the core crafting mechanics of Guncraft are available throughout every aspect of the game, enabling players to build maps, characters, and weapons on the fly and then decimate it all to take down enemies.

To learn more about Guncraft, please visit www.exatogames.com/Guncraft/, as well as ‘Like’ it on Facebook and follow the development @ExatoGames for all the latest developer updates and news.

Come visit us for a hands on look at PAX Prime in Seattle, WA Aug 29 – Sept 1, 2014 at booth #3812

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About Exato Game Studios
Exato Game Studios was founded on the premise of creating indie games of the highest caliber. Its first title, Guncraft, aims high in its grand goals of pushing the envelope, by offering one of the most diverse, user-driven, and customizable first-person shooters to ever be created.

About GameMill Entertainment

GameMill Entertainment, located in Minneapolis, Minnesota is a third-party publisher of casual games for the mass market consumer. Development platforms include PC, Nintendo handhelds and consoles including Nintendo DS™ , Nintendo 3DS™ and Wii™, Microsoft consoles including Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system, XBLA, Microsoft Games On Demand and Kinect™ for Xbox 360®, and Sony handhelds and consoles including PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. With development across the globe, GameMill is a source of entertaining and fun games for all ages. For more information, please visit: www.game-mill.com.

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August 10

Guncraft One Year Anniversary Announcement!

It's been one whole year... WOW. I honestly can't believe how fast that happened. Thank you guys so much for your support and making Guncraft a success. Without you, there'd be no future for us, so we're unbelievably grateful for each and every one of you :).

Now we know all of you have been wondering what we've been up to all this time. If you've been poking around our official forums, you've gotten hints that we've been working on a "big update." Well we are ready to announce when that big update is coming. We'd totally announce it today, but it's a Saturday and most people wouldn't even notice our announcement if we posted it today. SO IT'S HAPPENING TUESDAY!

Are you ready? I know we are. It's been a long time coming and we're so excited to finally tell you guys what it is.

Check back on Tuesday, August 12th for the big announcement!

Block and Load!

-Darknuke

Update: Change of plans. Read about it here. We made a boo-boo >_<.

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  • Enable/Disable - Hookshot, Killcam, Killstreaks, Parachute. Radar, Respawnable Items, Sprint, Build Mode, Melee Only
  • Gravity controls
  • Player Move Speed
  • Spawn Protection Time
  • Number of Lives
  • Block Strength
  • Hookshot Spacing
  • Flag Return Time

About This Game

Block and Load! Combining the addictive nature of block building sandbox games with the speed and competition of modern first-person shooters, Guncraft takes voxel-based gaming to a whole new level. Players can create maps and arenas based on anything imaginable and, once complete, can utterly destroy them with bullets, bombs, grenades, tanks, helicopters, gunships, and much more. In the heat of battle, soldiers can create custom blockades and fortresses instantaneously. Watch out – just when you think you’re safe, enemies can tunnel through walls and dig through floors to ambush you from behind, above or below!

In addition to standard modes like Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, and Capture the Flag, Guncraft offers over seven outlandish game modes like Lava Survival and Racing Mode, plus 100% customizable load-outs that include perks, weapons, vehicles and more. Even better, the core crafting mechanics of Guncraft are available throughout every aspect of the game, enabling players to build maps, prefabs, characters, and weapons on the fly, then decimate them all to take down enemies.

KEY FEATURES:
  • Voxel design coupled with hardcore FPS elements: Player-controlled vehicles, perks, killstreaks, class load-outs, clan system, and ranks.
  • Create custom levels, weapons, and characters – you are literally only limited by your imagination!
  • 7+ outlandish game modes for up to 16 players (Online/LAN), including:
  • “Lava Survival” – Magma slowly rises as players build upward to avoid the instant orange death. It’s a new variation of “Last Man Standing”.
  • “Onslaught” – Four players band together to fight off endless waves of deadly robot spiders, soldiers, drones, and aircrafts.
  • “Spleef” – Players drill and destroy blocks on the platform near or under their opponents in order to cause them to fall to their deaths, while fervently avoiding suffering the same fate.
  • “Siege Mode” – A building and prefab centric game mode where two teams are pitted in a race to build a trebuchet-style catapult first. Be sure to defend it, else you get your structure destroyed by the other team.
  • "Racing Mode" – Race to the finish and blow up everyone in front of and behind you in the process! You can even team up with a friend for some double dash style action in the fast paced new game mode!

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Hard Drive: 375 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 375 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
39 of 54 people (72%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 10
It's not terrible but nobody plays it. This is an exclusively multiplayer title.
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18 of 24 people (75%) found this review helpful
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 11
Well there are good things about this game and bad thing

Good thing
- You can build your own weapon/maps/skins and other stuff.
- It has a good gameplay.
- The trailer saying pretty much about the game.
- Private server's to have fun with your friends it enabled.
- There's workshop for the game.

Bad thing
- The developers stop suporting the game.
- Low people on server's.
- Camper's. (People that hide and shoot you in 1 hit)

I choose that this game is really good.
If your still think this game is bad Check the gameplay on youtube.
But give it atleast a try to play it.

Thank you for reading.
Lordryan112
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12 of 14 people (86%) found this review helpful
17.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 12
While there's a small community, i really wanted to give this a chance. Because i thought it looked kinda fun.
Usually, more players are on during the sale.
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21 of 32 people (66%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 7
It would be good if it wasn't so dead you could actually find a server to play on.
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12 of 18 people (67%) found this review helpful
505.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 9
I'd have to say for an indie title, Small poish issues aside it's a pretty solid game for the price. The community is small but friendly and helpful and the staff tends to listen to their clients (Us!). Weapons aren't so much 'Overpowered' as it is a case of there being a plethroa of playstyles/weapon loudouts and classes which offer an all but endless mix of play options and it can take people awhile to find a set of each that works for them. The editors take a bit of learning to use but are extremely quick and easy to use once you get used to the options and shortcuts and one can often find themselves wasting countless hours in the map editor or gun smithery getting their tools of destruction jusst right. Overall I'd give this a 7/10, Like I said it has some growing to do but the company's learning as they go and I for one support them. :D
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
38.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 27
very fun, there is not much people playing so join in and get this game more popular!
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15 of 25 people (60%) found this review helpful
471.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
Guncraft is probably the most fun game I own in my library, and I have a lot of games in my library (CS:GO, Terraria, and Starbound come to mind). But nothing can compare to the awesome experiance I get when I play Guncraft. The latest updates added some really nice shading, to make the game look more professional, and now this small indie company is coming to Xbox. For $15, I would buy this game, I already did, and I can say that it was most certainly worth the money, I've been playing for 3 years, so I can tell you this review is accurate.

Once you enter a game, you may have some challanges to overcome (Deadsin, Redcorpion, and a few other players come to mind). I highly reccommend taking the tutorials, first thing. It will prepare you for whats ahead, there are a variety of clans you can join if you like, Clan of Bacon [Bcon] is the best one, you should join that.

The game has aspects to it that no other Voxel shooter has (AoS, Blockstorm etc.) The Hookshot! It's a grappling hook that if used correctly can amount to you flying over the whole map raining bullets on your enemies below.

Do I recommend the game? YES, Do I think it's worth the money? YES, Do I think you should ignore all the people who don't recommend this game? YES.

One small issue though.... There are not a ton of players, but if you hang around the game, you can find people online.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
27.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 16
I dont know what to really say, so this will be quick. The UI sucks, game is fun and the graphics need to be polished. But still this game is fun to play 7/10. Another thing to the buyers: When you buy the game and see the terible UI dont quit, just go into the game a little bit and you will enjoy it!
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10 of 16 people (63%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: July 24
This game has LAN support. You should play it on LAN.
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12 of 20 people (60%) found this review helpful
7.8 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Overpriced but definetly worth it in the long run if your looking for a fun multipalayer shooter! There is a whole bunch of different guns skins, and weapons! I give it a 8.5/10
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12 of 20 people (60%) found this review helpful
239.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 21
Really Really fun game, wat can't u do in this game? its a really fun game, and im excited to see more ppl play it :3
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.8 hrs on record
Posted: December 23
It is a pretty cool game even though the major part of the servers are empty (at least in my region) and it needs some improovements (perhapsw if you pause and unpause the game while piloting a hellicopter the sound effects of it will turn off) but over al i think it's pretty much awsome since i always dreamed of a minecraft-like shooter :D
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 20
It's a cool game to play...when you find a server with more than 1 player :/
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
13.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 31
This Game Is An Original 8/10 Game, Make Your Own Wepons Get in a vehicle And Blow The F**k Out Of Everyone.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
74.9 hrs on record
Posted: August 5
The Devs of this game have been slow with updates but the game is fixed, I am upset that the big update was just a fix but its a good start.There still isn't much realism like damage, recoil,and gun weight but the game is less annoying. Also there are some more players on here after the update.

so I give this game a 6/10 right now because there has been fixs like melee and default guns aren't op any more.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
14.5 hrs on record
Posted: August 24
Amazing game. It really is amazing. Downside is no one really plays it.
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
138.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 17
This is one of our faimly's favorite games. I even give it out as gifts. What makes it most fun is being able to craft your own guns, and terrain. Crafting guns is my sons favorite part of the game. For lan parties it is a blast.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
i really like this game the guns are awsome and the hookshot is fun to mess around with.Bust i have one complant,there is baraly anybony on
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
its a really cool game similar to minecraft almost but with guns & you can build weapons and maps
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: July 10
Guncraft.

Guncraft reminds me alot like Ace of Spades but only gubcraft has seen the content in ace of spades, and they used that content (Not all of it) and they created there own game. Gun Craft includes numerouse modes like lava survival, Meteorite survival, TDM. FFA etc. Also come with its own customisation tool which is probably the highlight of this game.

Otherwise this game lacks in fun.
TDM: Its lame! Probably doesnt help when there are no one on servers any more :p, you just run around shoot be shot and then killed feels like COD, but strangely less fun than COD. O-O.

Meteorite survival: I acctually liked this one, allthough yet again all servers are dead and the most amount of people I played with was two, the other guy and I.

Lava survival: The lava takes a full Ten Minutes to rise to the top, and with all the helicopters and some hover bikes offered right away in lava survival it isnt that hard to get access to high places. When everyone is at a high place you can shoot them but not kill them, they only turn into snow men, once a snowman you shall not move for seven seconds and immediately after yur turn from being a snowman back into a human you're apponent is allowed to shoot and kill you again 2 seconds afterwards, then you are a snow man again for another seven seconds! And yes they can continue to do this >:(. So that sums lava survival up for you, get to a high place turn each other into snowmen for ten minutes, once lava rises close build two blocks higher to survive like what the other person did aswell lava rises to the max. Boom! Both of you have had a Draw YAY!

What else do I need to talk about?!?! Oh yes the build tool!
The build tool consist of you running away from enemy urgently wanting to get out of fire, you must press B then you are given blocks and you can build you're escape, but wait you want to do some moe damage to the opponent so you have to switch from build mode back to attack mode. Then you;re health is low so you want to escape again so you continue a exceedingly slow build! After you place one block you must wait a unecessary 3 seconds ?! By now you have allready been killed, if only the building was faster and you didnt have to switch from build mode to kill mode in the middle of a shoot out, as this is very frustrating.

Dont even get me started on the grapple which gets you Fing nowhere!

Overall I have had two fun games, a sequall would be cool, if they improved the features.

I rate this game a 4/10, it was worth the summer sale price :D
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