Community Announcements - playerhayter
At Torn Banner HQ, we’re trying to get a better idea of players’ thoughts about Chivalry: Medieval Warfare - ranging from gameplay preferences to general happiness with the game. Help us improve Chivalry and future Torn Banner titles by participating in our survey.

To take part, follow the link below.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/D7K5J5B

As a thank you in advance, we’ve created a free pack of high quality Chivalry phone backgrounds for your pleasure. Enjoy!


Community Announcements - playerhayter


Feudal fact: in the last month, Chivalry: Medieval Warfare hit the third largest number of players connected at one time, at over 13,000 concurrent lords and ladies. Plus, the Chivalry Steam Community has now reached 100,000 followers - to celebrate, we’re releasing a complete revamp of the Vanguard class model, for free!

Is Chivalry dead? Nay, it’s more alive than ever.

In this Brabble, check out a Chivalry fan art contest, glorious battlefield panoramas, an incredible javelin kill - and more.


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The Chivalry Fan Art Contest is over!

Both the quality and volume of entries have been absolutely mindblowing. From charcoal character portraits to reverse overheads in watercolour, dozens of creators brought the world of Chivalry to life, through art.

Competition was stiff, but three winners emerged from this bloody battle. Congratulations to AngusBurgers, Sir Galagad the Pure and Mr Bunsen!

Click here to view all submissions in the Steam Artwork Gallery.

Check out our 50 favorites in this imgur gallery - and give it an upvote on reddit!

First place: Last Team Standing by AngusBurgers


Prize: All current Chivalry in-game weapons & armor (worth over $200) + 4 copies of Chivalry to share

Second place: The Siege of Feydrid’s Keep by Sir Galahad the pure


Prize: 5 Chivalry in-game helmet & weapon sets of your choice + 2 copies of Chivalry to share

Third place: Agatha Knight Victory by Mr Bunsen


Prize: 5 Chivalry in-game weapons of your choice + 1 copy of Chivalry to share

Winners will be contacted through Steam.
Community Announcements - playerhayter
Hello dear Chivalry UGC creators! This long-overdue post is a recap of all of the community weapons & helmets we’ve added to the game since January, some data that will hopefully help creators to better decide where to put their time and talent, as well as info on our future plans.

Content packs

The following UGC items have been added to Chivalry: Medieval Warfare as player customization options, according to the patch dates below.

Patch 39 (6/11/2015)

Circled Princial Cervelliere by Spudnik and Pior
The Rat Set by zekfit
The Tenderizer by Tøm
Infidels Bane by Oilystool
Chaos Set by soul5tice
Winged Wraith by Spudnik and Pior
Blade Brothers Sun Sword by Chasarsis
Shark by LSM
Kraken by JustUnfriendly

Patch 38 (6/4/2015)

Rondel Dagger by Tøm
Seax by elwebbaro
Leo Set by Paradox
Hengest and Horsa by SH4DOWM4NTIZ
Final Guard Set by NinthKnight
Court Armor by Heisenberg
Berzerker Set by soul5tice
AwlPike by elwebbaro
Flammenschwert by sgtscience

Patch 36 (4/9/2015)

Shark Tooth by Pernach, ItsgoodForU and tayou.natsume
Chicken Set by Alter-Nate
Ornamental Set by Pior and Ghost
Styrian by elwebbaro
The Kin Slayer by JasonLavoie
Renaissance Rapier by zelfit
Willbreaker by Hawk1701
Shattered Star by Bambe and Arsenal

Patch 34 (1/20/2015)

Assault Set by Shuruboro
Burning Sun Set by Noth
Honor’s Guard Set by BounchFX
Judgement Set by Arsenal
Crusher Helmet by Konras & Pior
Fallen Helmet by Alexd
Dark Ornate Set by Scoot_da_Poot
Hawkeye Set by Paradox
Temujin’s Legacy Set by Hawk1701
Oriental Set by TrevorJ & Pior
Horsebow by islipaway
The Hound Set by NBLM

UGC Data

We would also like to share the following data on the Customization Store, in order to help guide players on gaps in content offerings - so that you’re better equipped to decide what UGC to create next. We are constantly trying to keep customization offerings diverse to our players. If you make a high quality piece of work for a less represented class or weapon, it’s more likely to make it into Chivalry, sooner. The following charts represent the distribution of items - this is not sales data.

Classes
Knight and Vanguard are clearly dominating the class-specific items, without as much love for the Archer and MAA.



Bundles/sets
There are more options for item bundles (i.e. bundles including 1 helmet & 1 weapon) than single items. This chart does not mean that single items sell better - but that there are fewer bundled sets than individual weapons in the Customization store.



Team distribution
For content accepted into Chivalry so far, we’ve maintained a very even mix between Agatha- and Mason-only content, as well as stuff open to either side. We plan to maintain this ratio moving forward.



Weapon spread
In the below chart, the bottom axis shows the number of variants per weapon type. The Spear, Broadsword, Norse Sword, Longsword & Messer have the most variants, while many weapons - including Warbow, Crossbow, Hatchet, Polehammer, Short Sword and others - have none available yet.




What’s next?

We plan to release three more UGC update packs over the course of Summer 2015. Each pack will contain 3-4 weapon and helmet sets and 5-6 individual weapons. The data above includes what we plan to release in these three packs as well as all previous content - to give a complete sense of what our current offerings will be.

We also hope to share some general sales figures in the near future, to demonstrate what item types are selling better than others.

To sum: study the charts above and take an informed approach to designing new weapons and helmets for Chivalry. Quality of modelling and execution of concept are just as important as ensuring that your UGC items have a relevant, competitive position in the Customization store.

Thanks everyone for your hard work - keep up the incredible Chivalry Workshop submissions!

~Torn Banner Studios
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UPDATE: Due to strong demand, there is no longer a requirement to be one of the top 10 most upvoted gallery pieces. Torn Banner Studios will be judging ALL entries submitted that follow these new contest rules.

Submit your fan art to the Artwork gallery by this Thursday, June 18 at 11:59PM EST to enter.

Win one of three great prizes! We’re giving away over $500 worth of in-game content and Chivalry keys. If you don’t win, we’ll still share and attribute your awesome work all over the Internets.

Some cool entries so far:


Shivklok by ℭhe ℬlack ℜnight


Defend Your King by Aurora


King Malric by OVERLORD

Read the original post here for info on rules and judging.

Submit your artwork now!
Community Announcements - playerhayter


Over 30 community-made weapons and helmets in Chivalry: Medieval Warfare are now on sale at up to 50% off, until June 22.

Plus, enjoy the following new Chivalry content and fixes.

New

Brand new set of community-made weapons and helmets
  • Circled Princial Cervelliere, an Agatha Archer helmet
  • The Rat Set, an Agatha Knight set that replaces the Heavy Flail
  • The Tenderizer, a replacement for the Maul
  • Infidels Bane, a replacement for the Messer
  • Chaos Set, a Mason Knight set that replaces the Messer
  • Winged Wraith, a replacement for the Holy Water Sprinkler
  • Blade Brothers Sun Sword, a replacement for the Norse Sword
  • Shark, a replacement for the Billhook
  • Kraken, a Mason Vanguard set that replaces the Halberd

Changes

CTF
  • removed touch returns - flag must timeout and auto return now

Colosseum
  • spawn ramp fix
  • fixed big tower axe, it was flipped to deal damage while stationary and not deal damage while rotating
  • moved oasis trees that were intersecting rocks
  • removed oasis trees that were intersecting the flag stand
  • spring trap fix
  • water volume / drowning fixed to not be permanently disabled after being unloaded - you were unable to drown if the boats were loaded twice
  • spawnpoints that were underwater fixed to not be underwater
  • underwater post processing volume was being overridden, fixed, underwater processing restored
  • set FFA to 10 minutes from 30

Hideout
  • cave lighting: modified lighting to better facilitate faction differentiation (fill lighting is now all cool colors creating spots of hot and cold lighting rather than almost all the lighting in cave being warm tone and creating situations where agatha blue looks green)
  • made the cave mason spawn under the king’s platform easier to exit
  • raised buried grass meshes in cave
  • darkened grass outside, it appeared to glow
  • Added blocking volume along back of king’s area to prevent players from jumping onto and over the fence

NoMercy
  • fix bug where people spawn in the wrong area - a couple spawn points were malfunctioning and had to be deleted
  • fix exploit/bug where you can spawn late and you spawn in the wrong area - changed logic to switch spawn points immediately on LTS Round end rather than after a delay after level reset
  • modified lighting slightly to add some cooler tones in addition to the warm lighting

Irilla
  • removed bad spawn point for defenders on final objective
  • 10 second torch respawn from 20

Shore
  • replaced flag with new AOCFlagAutoReturnOnly variant. The flag now can’t be returned by touch, only by time.
  • set final objective flag return time to 4.5 seconds from 15

CastleAssault
  • Set time limits to standards: Set FFA to 10 minutes from 4, LTS to 4 minute from 5, TD to 15 from 5

Moor LTS
  • moved spawn points, blocked off a couple corners of the map

Dark Forest
  • Map exploit in final area blocked
  • Navigation Pylons weren't building properly

Outpost
  • Block reverse overhead gate exploit

Crypts
  • first wave enemies just have fists now

code
  • added AOCFlagAutoReturnOnly - works just like a standard CTF flag with the exception that the enemy team cannot touch it, they must instead defend it until it auto returns.
  • server CPU performance enhancements
  • fix issue where "ghost" Agatha MAAs spawn once every tick until the server crashes
Community Announcements - playerhayter


Submit new fan art of your own design to the Chivalry Steam Community Artwork gallery by June 18 to enter.

Prizes:

#1: Grand Prize! Winner receives all current Chivalry in-game weapons & armor (worth over $200) + 4 copies of Chivalry to share
#2: 5 Chivalry in-game helmet & armor sets of your choice + 2 copies of Chivalry to share
#3: 5 Chivalry in-game weapons of your choice + 1 copy of Chivalry to share

Rules:
  • Enter a new artwork of your own design to the Artwork gallery by June 18 at 11:59PM PT
  • Include “Chivalry Fan Art Contest” in the description
  • Multiple entries are allowed and encouraged
  • All entries must follow general Steam content guidelines
  • All entries may be used by Torn Banner Studios for promotional purposes
  • In-game screenshots do not count as original artwork
Selection:
  • The top 10 most up-voted All new content in the Artwork gallery will be be shortlisted for winner’s selection by Torn Banner Studios
  • Winners to be announced June 19
Submit your artwork now!

Plus, make sure you’re a member of the Chivalry Community on Steam to unlock an exclusive Muffin Top hat and in-game player name badges representing Agatha or Mason. Help us reach 100,000 followers for a secret content update!
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Day two of Chivalry Community Fest brings new UGC item discounts and a chance to play Chivalry with our studio!

Starting today until Monday, get 33% off all weapons & armor from the Chivalry Polycount contest. More than 20 community-made items are for sale!



Plus, join Torn Banner Studios today at 6pm ET for Trounce Torn Banner - we’ll be playing Chivalry with the community! Stay tuned to @ChivalryGame on Twitter for details.

In case you missed it:
Watch the video here!

More details on Chivalry Community Fest: click here.

COMMUUUUUUNITY!
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Summer is nearly here! You know what that means? Pillagery. Burning, death, sweat and tears. So lock your doors, turn on the A.C. and stay inside with the Chivalry Community Fest.

From May 28 – 31, we’re celebrating the glorious, global Chivalry community with deals, fresh maps, weapons and armor as well as new community perks.

Watch the video here!

Today, join the Chivalry: Medieval Warfare Community on Steam to automatically unlock a special in-game name badge and an exclusive Muffin Top hat for your warrior – your choice of Agatha or Mason design. A fashionable delight, for Chivalry Steam Community members only!

You and your friends can play Chivalry for free all weekend and take advantage of an 80% off sale.

Don your fancy new Muffin Top in seven new community maps:
  • Colosseum by Otreum
  • Forest by Vesanus and Crushed
  • Hideout by Vesanus
  • Impasse by Kulvard
  • Irilla by Massive, Crushed, Elwebbaro and Arson With
  • NoMercy by Perlin
  • Shore by Elwebarro

Plus, try out new community-made weapons and armor:
  • Rondel Dagger, a replacement for the Thrusting Dagger
  • Seax, a replacement for the Shortsword
  • Leo Set, an Agatha Knight set that replaces the Pole Axe
  • Hengest and Horsa, a replacement for the Double Axe
  • Final Guard Set, an Agatha Knight set that replaces the Sword of War
  • Court Armor, a Mason Man-at-Arms set that replaces the Broadsword
  • Berzerker Set, a Mason Vanguard set that replaces the Greatsword
  • AwlPike, a replacement for the Spear
  • Flammenschwert, a replacement for the Zweihander

Spread the word, help us meet our goal of 100,000 Steam Community members and all players will unlock a mystery update (that we would call highly avant-garde).

It’s the ultimate Team Objective! Combine arms and unleash this surprise content update together. Enter our competition to share the glorious word and win one of twenty $20 USD Steam Gift Cards.

To cap it all off, we’re having a Trounce Torn Banner public play session where the community can come in and trash the entire Torn Banner team - Friday, May 29 at 6:00 pm EDT. Stay tuned to our Twitter account for details.

So it begins! Welcome to the Fest.
PC Gamer

Torn Banner Studios is holding a Chivalry Community Fest, which will see the addition of new maps and weapons to the bone-crunching first-person brawler Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, some exclusive in-game swag, and free access to the game over the weekend.

Chivalry: Medieval Warfare earned a very respectable review score of 81 around these parts (though you'll have to take my word for it, the review itself isn't online), and while I was less impressed by the Deadliest Warrior DLC that came out in 2013, I still had some stupid fun going full Braveheart with it. And as of 10.00am PDT today you'll be able to try it out for yourself at no charge on Steam.

Chivalry is also being updated with seven new, community-created maps and nine weapons and helms, an exclusive in-game "brand," and a swanky—you might even say foppish—"Muffin Top" hat for players who follow the game on Steam. And finally, if you like what you see, you can snag the game for keepsies for 80 percent off the regular price, which works out to $5/ 4.

The Chivalry: Medieval Warfare free weekend wraps up at 11 am PDT on May 31, while the sale price will hold until 10 am PDT on June 1. Enjoy the bludgeoning!

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