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The game brings you far into the future of a post-apocalyptic Sweden.
Release Date: Jun 12, 2012
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Includes 3 items: Krater, Krater - Soundtrack, Krater - Dr. Cerebro Pack

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About the Game

Krater: Co-Op is the newest free expansion pack to the real-time squad based dungeon crawling adventure known as Krater. The game combines fast paced combat, tactical squad management, crafting, and questing all seen from a classic RTS perspective.

While the game’s campaign can be played offline, the Co-Op expansion adds the opportunity to tackle hours of specially designed online Co-Op dungeons and bosses. There have also been tweaks/improvements to just about everything else, from game balance to improved loot/item generation to a reworked HUD and smoother graphical performance.

The game brings you far into the future of a post-apocalyptic Sweden. Once home to IKEA, Vikings, and Minecraft, today its primitive inhabitants scavenge the broken overgrown world for technological artifacts.

At the rim of an impact site known as the Krater, three factions vie for control over the wound opening up into the world below. Consisting of an endless series of caves and tunnels filled with old world treasures and perils, the Underside stretches into the depths of the fallen Swedish civilization. You arrive at the Krater with your team of freelancers to take part in the gold rush where people come back rich or don’t come back at all.

Key Features:

  • Co-Op Adventure - Loot together through hours of specially designed co-op missions. Conquer tough co-op bosses together and bring your spoils back to the main campaign.
  • Unlimited Exploration - No matter how deep you crawl, there is always more to explore in Krater’s open world. Packed full of randomized dungeons and events, more than 60 handcrafted original locations, and 200+ quests. Locations range from small settlements to large urban areas like Solside City, a sprawling regional hub where you’ll find all sorts of NPCs and services.
  • Achievements - Earn over 40 achievements online or offline.
  • Uniquely Persistent Characters - Watch your team of odd personalities evolve as they level up and gain new abilities, stat increases and equipment, but also...
  • Face the Consequences - Your characters must cope with the dangers of Krater - if not they will face the threat of gameplay affecting permanent injuries or even death!
  • Craft Everything - From items, weapons, and gear to the abilities and powers of your characters, you can craft it all with an extensive crafting system.
  • Unique Graphical Style - Krater makes great use of the new Bitsquid engine, which sports great Direct X11 graphical features and lighting effects to create a one of a kind universe full of sun soaked towns & amazing environments, colourful effects, and complicated characters.
  • No mandatory connection to an online service - For those who would rather stay clear of online gaming services and login screens, Krater provides the entire Single-Player campaign in ‘offline’ mode.

PC System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor:Dual Core 2.4GHz processor
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Shader 4.0 compatible card (minimum: Nvidia GeForce 8xxx, AMD Radeon 2xxx)
    • DirectX®: DirectX11 drivers (the game support DX10 hardware)
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB HD space
    • NOTICE: : Krater requires DirectX 10, a DirectX 10 compatible video card, and Windows Vista or Windows 7. There is no support for Windows XP or DirectX 9.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 (64 bit)
    • Processor: Quad-core Intel or AMD CPU
    • Memory: 4GB
    • Hard Disk Space: 13GB
    • Video Card: DirectX 11 compatible Nvidia or AMD ATI card, ATI Radeon HD6870 or higher, Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 or higher. Graphics card memory: 1 GB
    • DirectX®: DirectX11 drivers (the game support DX10 hardware)
    • Sound: DirectX compatible sound card

Mac System Requirements

    • OS: OS X 10.7.5 (Lion), 10.8.2 (Mountain Lion)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce 8800, ATI Radeon HD 2600
    • Hard Drive: 13 GB
Helpful customer reviews
35 of 44 people (80%) found this review helpful
1,696 products in account
10 reviews
4.6 hrs on record
So finished Krater, even tho my steam bugged and are not giving me achivements or game time >< DAMN YOU STEAM! fix your bugs. (Might be my own fault tho not sure xD )

Non the less, Krater is a fun little indie game from swedish Fatshark that did in fact suprise me a lot.
You start out after a drunken party and gather your team of 3 people that you can pick out of multiple classes then you hack, slash and kill your way through countless of quests, now this might sound very boring but the black humor, fast paced combat and pure nonses there is in this game is what makes it an amazing game.

You can alter your guys with boosts, implants and in more ways than you first think, the crafting is a bit tricky tho, at least took me awhile to figure out but it brings a completely new aspect to the game and gives the game a lot more dept than you first think.

Besides the steam not counting my gametime nor achivements I suprisingly didn´t have any bugs, I know I normally always run across one or two bugs in a game but NON. An amazing game that is well made from start to finish, great soundtrack, great story and amazing gameplay.

With the Co Op I´m sure to return to this game and play it a lot more with a friend to see how that works out, pretty sure before I did 100% this little baby I will reach 60-100 hours easy enough.

If you like games where you really get a huge laugh while mass slaugthing you will enjoy Krater no doubt, some of the most fun humor i´ve seen since Portal 1 and thats saying a lot ^_^

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Posted: December 28th, 2013
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30 of 49 people (61%) found this review helpful
346 products in account
38 reviews
36.6 hrs on record
The game that could have been. Krater is kind of like an RPG with characters you can hire and replace. You can equip them with things that will make there stats go up. Stamina, more life more healing. However for whatever reason they did things backwards and some things are just broken for the stats. Instead of focusing in on fun gameplay and fixing things they decided to add harder enemies? Why I have no idea.

They eventually added co op however its not the main game only a few special dungeons. I bought this game because of the co op that was promised and half delivered. The game wants to be like dragons age however there is no easy way to do that and often times most of your healers guys will try to get into melee range. Great. A mess of a game. So many things wrong with it and never fixed. Sad because the graphics and sound effects are great however Gameplay lets it down so much. Also the loot in the game is scarce and doesnt change that much. I doubt we will ever see another Krater 2. Might be for the best really.
Posted: December 20th, 2013
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11 of 14 people (79%) found this review helpful
336 products in account
18 reviews
14.2 hrs on record
Krater is a isometric strategic action RPG where you control a group of three in search of riches and loot. The combat is real time, so you cannot pause mid fight to issue commands, this makes the game rather hectic and death can be permanent or result in serious unerasable injuries which gives combat a fun flight or fight feeling.

It has co-op but only through short mission like scenarios, which always end too soon. Kind of lame they released it with the promise of co-op only to make us wait several months for a watered down version. If you enjoy diablo, baulders gate, or torchlight, you should give this game a chance
Posted: February 10th, 2014
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
207 products in account
5 reviews
43.4 hrs on record
Stylistically speaking, this game is beautiful. Some more variety in models and customization could help, but it has a very solid base. Likewise, the music is fantastic and the scenery is gorgeous. That said, the game is and feels very incomplete, combat gets tiresome and menu/inventory management is a chore.

Give it a chance, but grab it on sale, you're not getting a full product anyway.
Posted: February 27th, 2014
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
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31 reviews
6.9 hrs on record
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Krater is a top down Action RPG similar to games such as Torchlight and Diablo. The thing that seperates it from those games is that instead of controlling 1 character, you'll be controlling a squad of three of them. Oh, and it's set in Sweden.

You navigate the game via a HUGE overworld map similar to games like Final Fantasy VII. You can expect random encounters to spice up your journeys and this is actually a really cool feature of the game. One suprising thing is, despite the huge world, levels load in really quickly.

However, not all is good. Moving onto the combat - the combat was simply such a huge disappointment for me. It's so basic and the abilities cool down so fast, you'd think the game was set in Antarctica. Literally, every single battle just felt like I was playing guitar hero with the number keys in order to win.

Speaking of abilities, you'd think an action RPG on this scale has hundreds of them, right? Well I'll tell you now that there are 4 different classes in this game and how many abilities does each class have? Two. Yep, that's right: Two.

Being a game where about 80% of the time you'll be fighting, the combat system just makes it fall flat on it's face. There are plenty of other features like a confusing crafting system and permadeath party system, but they pretty much go unnoticed because of how terrible the rest of the game is.

I wanted to like this game, but all the potential it had has just gone at the window, leaving it with a 3 out of 10.
Posted: January 20th, 2014
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