Start out on an island with a basic rod. Progress into a radar-wielding master fisher-cat scouring the sea for the biggest and baddest fish. Each fish has unique behaviors that you will learn to exploit as you tailor your arsenal of fishing rods to suit your style of play. Mrrrow!
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Release Date: Jan 19, 2015

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February 18

Update: "Flick" Upgrade and Bug Fixes

There was a series of minor patches this week. These are mostly bug fixes and performance enhancements for the "Caverns and Corals" patch, as well as some balance changes. No new fish. But there is a new rod upgrade to check out!

Patch Notes:
- Added the "Flick" rod upgrade.
- Cave Shark now reacts differently to the huge hook.
- Updated the catalog entry for "Bombat".
- Fixed the "Bombat Explosion" crash-bug.
- Fixed the "Sliding Cave Shark" bug.
- Fixed the "Flipping Maw" bug.
- Fixed a bug with Dark Boat: lightbulb timer no longer doubled; battery drain still halved.
- Fixed a bug preventing players from unlocking "Deep Sonar" if they caught ALL fish before completing 30 quests. (Wut.)
- Fixed a bug causing the game to sometimes crash when a Bonefish follows a fish that was following an Anglerfish.
- (Performance): Reduced the range of interactions for all new large fish.
- (Performance): Dumbed down a few of the new large fish; they change targets less frequently.
- Visual: removed controller button sprites until controller is fully supported.
- Swordfish begins fighting sooner.
- Swaller value increased.
- Josie value increased dramatically.
- Josie and Swaller stamina reduced slightly.
- Josie, Gupper, Tik Tik, and Gorbon fatigue-rate dramatically increased.
- Bullfish strength, stamina, and cash value reduced.
- Probably fixed the invisible fish bug. Again.

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February 9

"Caverns and Coral" is here!

New Areas to Explore
Go further than ever before with two new boats! Or go deeper. Below the ocean floor are the caverns, a vast network of caves supporting a variety of habitats. Utilize the new "sinker" rod upgrade and the "deep sonar" tool to scour the depths!

Dozens of New Fish
Discover the Skrimp, Bombat, or Chompy among dozens of new fish. There are two new huge fish lurking in the sea, including the collosal Cave Shark. There are even rumors of giant Nightfish hiding in the caverns.

Better Quests
No more boring quests! The quest system has been updated to prioritize rarer fish once you've gotten a handle on things. Quests to catch multiple fish of the same type are now rarer.

A Few Changes to Hats
- "Grind" hat effect now actually works.
- "Kardinal" fail-cast bug fixed.
- "Tinkerer", "Ballcap", "Pernicus", and "Lens Cap" effect rephrased.
- "Boater" and "Fez" move speed reduction reduced. (Faster.)
- "Quester's Beret" reward bonus increased to 100% from 25%.
- "Seer" no longer disables quest rewards.
- "Nightfall" now produced shorter storms more frequently.

Other Stuff
- Max level raised to 100.
- Max cash increased to $1 billion.
- "Huge Hook" buffed: hooked fish can be eaten whole.
- Single "Repel" upgrades are now MUCH more effective.
- "Gauge" buffed.
- "Improved crank" nerfed.
- Most rod upgrades are visualized.
- Maw won't fly away any more. Probably.
- Many fish behaviors tweaked slightly.
- Fixed a bug causing fish to become bones sometimes.
- Fixed a bug causing some save files to become corrupted.
- May have conquered the elusive invisible fish bug.
- UI improvements.

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Reviews

“A game in which a cat goes fishing. But a hugely charming one, and surprisingly involved.”
Rock Paper Shotgun

About This Game

Start out on an island with nothing more than a basic rod. Progress into a radar-wielding master fisher-cat scouring the sea for the biggest and baddest fish. Each fish has unique behaviors that you will learn to exploit as you tailor your arsenal of fishing rods to suit your style of play.

Key Features

  • Complete quests to earn cash.
  • Unlock better rods to catch more valuable fish.
  • Customize your rod with upgrades to suit your play style.
  • Unlock boats to travel out onto the sea.
  • Find and equip rare hats that dramatically change the dynamic of the game.
  • Fill your catalog with the fish you catch.
  • Discover what lurks in the dark depths.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.66GHz Intel or equivalent AMD processor
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256 MB memory
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 15 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.2GHz Intel Dual Core or equivalent AMD processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB memory
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 15 MB available space
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