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Mixed (192) - 48% of the 192 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Feb 5, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“The Yellow King will be under continuous development for years. We're still crafting many parts of the game, but it's ready for public feedback and community involvement.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Full release is planned in 2021 when the community feels it's ready.”

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

“Full release will include many more weapon and magical systems, dungeons, vanity options, and more emphasis on the Player vs Player / Guild vs Guild experience. It will also be published on Android, iPhone, Mac, and Linux.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“15+ weapons, thousands of character vanity options, two infinite dungeons to explore with traps, bosses, and treasures. Our custom MMO engine can support thousands of concurrent players on the same server, and you can explore dungeons together with hundreds of other people in the same instance.”

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

“Early Access players will receive a free lifetime subscription. They are also buying the game at a discount, and will be given exclusive vanity gifts.”

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

“Our developers and artists play every day. You can talk with them on the forums, or the in-game chat system. Your feedback directly impacts what we do on a day-to-day basis. If you want to see something changed or added, it will likely make it into the next update.”
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About This Game

A dark massively-multiplayer online world inspired by the horror writings of H. P. Lovecraft and Robert W. Chambers!

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Delve into infinite dungeons with hundreds of other players to discover secret treasure, ingenious traps, unspeakable monstrosities, roguelike puzzles, and a complex combat system.

Adventurers looking for more can also battle in Player vs Player arenas, advance the leaderboards, create a guild, and hunt down thousands of collectible vanity items.

You are invited to participate in continuous development of the game, with your feedback guiding the evolution of this project over the next several years.

Join us on Discord: https://discord.gg/b9qjXEN

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Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

Cartoon animated violence, stylized polygon blood effects, and whimsical cartoon depictions of violent or disturbing situations.

System Requirements

SteamOS + Linux
    • OS *: Windows 8+
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-6600 or AMD fx-8350
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 290X
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Try Gamepad For Better Experience
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-7700K or AMD Ryzen 7 2700k
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 or AMD RX 580
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Try Gamepad For Better Experience
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.
    • OS: Sierra 10.12+
    • Processor: x64 architecture with SSE2
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Metal capable Intel and AMD GPUs
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Try Gamepad For Better Experience
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and CentOS 7
    • Processor: X64 architecture with SSE2
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3.2+ or Vulkan-capable, Nvidia and AMD GPUs
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Try Gamepad For Better Experience

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