Blockstorm is a FPS game set in a world made of destructible blocks. All maps and characters included in the game are made with the same tools that are available to the public. You can build everything in Blockstorm, and you can destroy it.
User reviews: Very Positive (532 reviews)
Release Date: Jun 6, 2014

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Blockstorm Early Access version is a work in progress and therefore many things are going to change
and many others will be added.

We believe that we have built a basis on which develop, following the opinions of the community, the most entertaining first-person shooter based on destructible blocks.

To achieve this objective, Steam Early Access Program is the best choice we could do. We want constant confrontation with community, gathering as much feedback as possible, and improve every aspect of the game thanks to those suggestions.”

How long will this game be in Early Access?

“Blockstorm will remain in Early Access development until we feel the community believes Blockstorm is ready for a full release. We don’t have a concrete deadline in mind, but we will get a better sense as the development of the game progresses.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The fully realized Blockstorm will have 5 new online multiplayer game modes in addition to the actual 3, new weapons, new maps, new characters and much more.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Currently Blockstorm has online multiplayer with classic deathmatch, tema deathmatch and assault modes.
Character Editor and Map editor are also available.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“At this stage of development no one knows how or when. But the price will raise in the future.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We welcome all feedback and views on the Steam Community hub.”
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"Cool voxel based first person shooter with fast paced gameplay, fully destructible terrain and diverse map and character editing toolsets."
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September 30

Update [0.99] is out!

Watch the video brought to you by Indiegala:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLzaWIqvm2c

- [Gameplay] Movement is less "smooth" (and so easier to control)

- [Maps] To easy up matchmaking for the Assault Mode, official servers will mix TDM and Assault maps as in Demo servers
- [Maps] Favelas has some barrels in it

- [Weapons] New weapon: MP5 (less recoil but less damage than AK47)
- [Weapons] More cubes recharged after picking a backpack

- [General] Upgraded codebase to Unity3D 4.5.4
- [General] Horizontal FOV is fixed to 100 for each aspect ratio
- [General] When a custom match ends the user could change map/mode (possibly selecting a set of maps to be voted)
- [General] Removed the "Do you want to remove your server from servers' list?" dialog (useless since private matches use password)
- [General] Vote Kick starts after killing 3 team mates (before was 2)

- [Editor] Added "Spotlight" prefab to enlight dark environments
- [Editor] Added "Torchlight" prefab to enlight dark environments
- [Editor] Added "Trap Door" prefab, to enrich gameplay in custom-made maps
- [Editor] Now you can delete unwanted characters/maps from the editor (in the load/save panel)

- [Fix] Sometimes, custom DM servers were not listing incoming connections in the lobby screen
- [Fix] Fixed characters' poses inside TDM winning screen
- [Fix] Flashlight was disappearing inside wall when walking too near to it
- [Fix] Sometimes, Flashlight was visible across walls
- [Fix] Game was crashing when downloading a corrupted asset
- [Fix] Hurting team mates with explosives was incorrectly considered assist
- [Fix] Informations about selectable weapons where not correctly saved
- [Fix] Minor fixes

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September 11

Update [0.98] Blockstorm Demo is out!

http://store.steampowered.com/app/322010/

- [Demo] The Demo is out! Players that bought the Full version could play with players that are trying the Demo version.

- [Servers] New server in Singapore!

- [Maps] Map "Sanctuary" added (Team Deathmatch)

- [General] Upgraded codebase to Unity3D 4.5.3
- [GUI] The servers list shows multiple game modes at once now.

- [Fix] Flashlight was suddendly disappearing
- [Fix] Server's loading times were increasing between matches
- [Fix] Minor fixes

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Reviews

“Regardless, Get In This world, and Now. This is undoubtedly one of “The” Summer Games. No silly hats required.”
Feed Me Pixels

“it shows some great potential to become a unique indie title”
Gioteck

“You’ve seen games like Blockstorm, you may have even played games like Blockstorm, but I doubt you’ve had more fun in those games as you can have in Blockstorm.”
ThoseGamingNerds

About This Game

http://store.steampowered.com/app/322010/

Blockstorm is a FPS game set in a world made of destructible blocks.

The voxel nature of characters and maps and the in-game editor allows you to fully customize your game and quickly share your experience with other players.
You are free to create your own maps and characters from scratch or to customize existing ones.


All maps and characters included in the game are made with the same tools that are available to the public.


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Weapons range from precise rifles to heavy machine guns or even explosives capable of destroying hiding places and creating tactical advantages.
You can pick out your own load out, choosing between a set of weapons configured by the creator of the map.





You can build everything in Blockstorm, and you can destroy it.



Currently supported modes:
  • Deathmatch
  • Team Deathmatch
  • Assault

Constant updates
Blockstorm is available on Steam Early Access.
This means that the game evolves as you play. Based on your feedback, we will update Blockstorm and add content.

System Requirements

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Mac
Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP with SP2 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 8600M GT
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: With the minimum configuration, disable dynamic shadows and effects
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 ti
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Additional Notes: With the minimum configuration, disable dynamic shadows and effects
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.10
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 8600M GT
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: With the minimum configuration, disable dynamic shadows and effects
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.10
    • Processor: Intel Core i3
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 550 ti
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 512 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
13.1 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Before you read this review, might I say that the demo is worth trying out to get a sense of the actual gameplay, as the only thing it limits you from is building things in the editors and locks you to only a few weapons.
Anyway, Blockstorm is a strange FPS to describe. Unlike most other voxel manshooters / "Minecraft with GUNZ" games that I've tried, the customization and building aspect mostly takes a background role to the combat mechanics inside actual matches, making the FULLY destructible maps feel more like Battlefield than Minecraft, while having the scale of neither. While you can dig your way underground to an enemy spawn and build fortifications, the building side is pretty limited to just doing that, which I sorta like. It makes the game feel more focused and more like an FPS with sandbox elements rather than Minecraft with guns and multiplayer, which doesn't really work well.
The combat is pretty dull at the current stage. The weapons handle like CoD and shoot like Battlefield, but the movement takes heavy influence from Counter-Strike, in that you have no sprint and movement exploits are incredibly difficult to pull off and end up feeling unimpressive. All in all, it's slow. Not clunky, but slow. Respawning back at your base and making your way all the way back to the battlefield can be frustrating at times in a game where the strategy side is a bit underdeveloped, so most players possess the inclination to just look for guys to shoot.
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While that hardly sounds like a recommendation, this game still has a few things going for it; the sheer amount of potential and strong creative tools are huge counterweights to an otherwise average shooter, and given that the game gets updates fairly regularly, Blockstorm could turn into a fantastic large scale FPS to the likes of Star Wars: Battlefront.
When in huge battles, the game really opens up. Fully destructible environments that can be rebuilt as resources permit means that the search for cover is always tense, especially in the thick of battle. A well placed grenade can demolish enemy cover, opening them up to hellfire, and collapsing buildings can be pretty painful. The health regen is slow enough that being shot can have an actual impact on your play instead of hiding behind an indestructible wall for 10 seconds. Building trenches and repairing walls with makeshift patches of blocks is a great experiance when you actually get around to doing it, as the gameplay doesn't really encourage you to at the current stage unless your enemy is smart and whittles away at the map default cover at key points. They need to revamp the gun mechanics to suit this slower style of gameplay, since it feels good when it actually comes together.
The two editors, the map editor and character editor, are very strong, and can push the game to even greater levels if a few creative users get their hands on it. I haven't really used the map editor much, but from the levels I played that were designed in them (that being all of them, as the devs use the tool to create their maps) I can tell it's competent. The character editor is really good and quite a bit of fun. It breaks everything into manageable chunks, and you can start from scratch or edit a skin you already have. You can even import and export parts individually and paste them in at any time, as well as select sections and copy them to a clipboard for use later. You want a minotaur head on a small anime girl body? Go for it, nothing is stopping you! Granted, this makes the game look like a bit of a cluster♥♥♥♥ in regards to the player models on the field, but it's nothing gamebreaking (maybe a force player / enemy model option á la CPMA, devs?)
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Overall, I've had a lot of fun with Blockstorm, and I hope you give the demo a try at the very least. If the devs make some adjustments to how the combat feels (and MAYBE up the movement speed) and put more emphasis on the strategy side of building, and if the player base allows bigger, more open ended battles, this can turn into something great. I hope to see you in battle, hypothetical reader. I'll be the chick in a bad Christmas sweater with a bow and a giant CRT monitor for a head.
Posted: October 6
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
52.2 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Blockstorm is a fun game and what makes this game great is its map editor and avatar editor. The editor not only allows you to create a map but you can also create your own prefabs (objects, walls, props etc and add it to your prelab library) but you can download new ones from the community and also share your own creations as well and of course your maps. The map editor is quite powerful, you can easily copy complete objects big or small to duplicate including very large buildings. This makes things like creating roads or wanting to duplicate multiple objects easy. If you want to cut your teeth on designing good multiplayer maps this is it. There could be some minor tweaks and polish added to the editor to improve its ease of use but its not hard to learn and does the job well.


I'm impressed with how there are no frps drops from some of the detailed and large maps some of the community (some good quality maps there) has made for an older computer like mine.

At the moment there is only 3 game modes but more is to come. For where Blockstorm is now its well worth the money, if you like designing stuff then you probably will spend just as much time in the editor as playing online. The thing this game lacks at the moment is more players. No doubt we will see more weapons and gameplay being added in future updates.
Posted: September 29
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Want a better version of Ace of Spades and/or Guncraft? Blockstorm is your game. The graphics are a lot more polished and actually look neat, despite the blocky nature, the combat feels great, and my favorite part is the editors. Out of all the Minecraft type games I've played on Steam, the editors feels fluent and easy to use. If you want some good ol' combat shooter fun with a blocky view and some neat editing, this is your game.
Posted: October 24
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
6.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
This game amazing :D i do love it more than call of duty though.
Posted: October 11
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
12.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
This game is like Ace of spade but more first person shooting instead of destroying and not as many cying four year olds
Posted: September 25
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
18.3 hrs on record
Early Access Review
dis gaem sux
Posted: September 25
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
60.4 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Great game, if you like fast team-based or Free for all Gameplay, give this game a go.
Posted: October 4
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.6 hrs on record
Early Access Review
It's a really great game , you can make your own maps really easy using thier map editor and same as player's appearance can be customized really easy as well as u can use them in any servers.
In game , breaking and placing blocks is allowed which just makes this game really fun.
I hope there's more players in this game soon they put quite some effort on this :D
Posted: October 5
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
8.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
This an amazingly fun Fps that I can't stop playing it runs very smoothly and come on guys who does not like a blocky FPS?
Posted: October 6
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Not ♥♥♥♥
Posted: October 11
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
15.3 hrs on record
Early Access Review
The best customisation a game has ever seen, plus active developers that respond to your ideas and problems!
Can't wait to play more of this and get involved with the community! Plus, its early access - so get it while its cheap!

11/10
Posted: October 12
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Like minecraft but with guns
10/10
Posted: October 18
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
7.3 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Dis game...is awesome. I like voxel FPS games. I got tired of Ace of Spades when I learned what the devs did to the original *shudders*. I also got tired of Murder Miners because it got a bit repetitive. This game is awesome though because of its customizability. The grenades are very well balanced. I love playing as a Cylon who shoots C-3P0 with a shotgun. 10/10
Posted: October 5
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2 of 4 people (50%) found this review helpful
6.7 hrs on record
Early Access Review
ваще норм
Posted: September 29
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
46.5 hrs on record
Early Access Review
This game is the same concept as Ace Of Spades, but with less people playing it. This is the only main thing from it being the biggest voxel FPS of all time. You see, snaipars ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) keep snaipering you and fun is gone. The only way iz to become a neenjaz ike me and my friend Spidey. I'll suggest that you buy this game with a few friends and host your own servers depending on where you live. The U.S and Europe have official delicated servers but the only server in Asia is in Singapore and that it is down(as of the time of this review). I can tell you that bad ping, like 300+, is ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ for us Asians. Get the game if you want, my rating: 8.6/10


1v1 me m8
Posted: October 3
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
26.9 hrs on record
Early Access Review
well, this game i think is like a call of duty/ minecraft game but is way different than each of those games. i have gotten addicted to this game. this is a block based game with many guns. the demo actually provides better guns besides the rifle.
the graphics are awesome and i have experienced no lagging. so i think you guys need t try it and then buy it it's worth it.
:)
Posted: September 27
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
16.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Amazing game. I love the action and the mind games :)
Posted: September 27
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
21.1 hrs on record
Early Access Review
seeeeems to be ok for the moment, good base anyway, still got along way to go...
Posted: September 28
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
54.4 hrs on record
Early Access Review
Really solid, responsive game. Well worth the £3.99 I paid for it, fully customizable skins and a good few guns keeps this shooter interesting. Not really worth the full retail price, I'd wait till it goes on sale again if I were you. Definatly try the Demo before you buy to see if it's the type of game for you. Solid 7.5/10
Posted: October 2
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1 of 3 people (33%) found this review helpful
12.8 hrs on record
Early Access Review
its minecraft.... with blocks 10/10 would blocks again
Posted: October 7
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