PLAY, CREATE, PARTY! Tower Unite is a community-based virtual world party game with online games, entertainment, activities, and absolutely NO microtransactions.
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Apr 8, 2016
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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Steam Early Access is an excellent opportunity for us to begin the next stage of development for Tower Unite.

There are still a lot of features we plan to implement, and releasing on Early Access will allow us to exceed the expectations of our fans and our community.

We want to ensure our community is part of our development throughout the process. Our game is unique due to it's diverse, varying gameplay. We want to expand the game based on feedback in ways that we could never imagine on our own.

Early Access allows us to realize our dream game. We want to create the best possible experience for a wide audience, and we can't do that alone. We will use Early Access to address concerns, gather additional data from gameplay experiences, and balance the game.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We hope to leave Early Access in 2019.”

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

“We plan to ship with more Game Worlds, all the various plaza activities, a fully functional multi-player arcade, additional player avatar customization, ocean exploration, more advanced condo customization tools, additional Workshop support, and the features we promised our backers. We also want to ship the game on Mac OS X and Linux.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game currently features:
  • 6 Game Worlds:
    • Minigolf with 8 playable maps with 18 holes each (144 holes total)
    • Zombie Massacre with 3 playable maps
    • Little Crusaders with 4 playable maps
    • Ball Race with 9 playable maps
    • Virus with 5 playable maps
    • Planet Panic with 1 playable map (Alpha)
  • Casino with 8 playable games:
    • Texas Hold'em
    • 3 different slot machines
      • Triple Diamonds: A basic 3 reel slot machine
      • Grand Quest: A 3 reel slot machine with RPG elements
      • Wheel of Money: A 3 reel slot machine with a bonus money wheel
    • Video Poker
    • Video Blackjack
    • Spin to Win
    • Double or Nothing
  • Plaza games and activities:
    • Laser Tag
    • Bowling
    • Casino
    • Trivia
    • Random Events/Minigames
    • Theater with YouTube™ and Soundcloud support
    • Typing Derby
    • The Poseidon roller coaster
    • Monorail
    • Seasonal Events such as Halloween and Winter Holidays
    • Various minigames such as Balloon Shoot and Target Practice
  • Create custom models and import them directly to the game with Steam Workshop
  • 1000+ unique unlockable items that are interactive and customizable
  • Rank up and earn badges and items during gameplay (over 70+ items and 120 badges to earn)
  • Over 349 achievements to unlock (achievements also give out EXP and Units)
  • Leaderboard support
  • The Condo (personal house) with customizable furniture, wallpaper, weather, day/night cycle editing, and several different locations
  • Hosting a Condo for friends to join easily
  • Share pictures from the internet to your friends in your Condo
  • Synchronized YouTube™ and Soundcloud media players
  • Playable instruments such as a piano and a drum-set
  • Full Steam inventory support
  • P2P voice chat
  • Player hosted servers
  • P2P Condo to Plaza communication
  • 18+ different in-game item shops
  • Game World matchmaking (traveling to and from Game World instances)
  • Basic character customization and accessories
  • Basic gamepad support (not inventory)
  • Extended parental controls to control what content you see
  • Workshop support for player models and items

    The game is currently Windows only, but can be played reliably on Linux using Steam Play

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

“The price will not change during early access.”

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

“Since it's inception, Tower Unite has been all about the players.
By listening to our community, we have been able to build a game that has broad appeal
across multiple genres.
We are constantly welcoming new people into our diverse community to contribute ideas to the game.
If we find ideas that our players will enjoy, we start developing those concepts into new features for Tower Unite.

Our game has always depended on it's fans, they crowdfunded us to bring this to life.
In return, we will be constantly updating the game with new features, and bug fixes.

We also have live streams and weekly developer logs with production updates from the developers.

You can join in on our community today by heading to our forums: http://forums.pixeltailgames.com
We are very active on our forums and are there to answer any questions you may have.”
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April 16

Easter Event 2019 (0.7.2.0)



Easter events are here!
This is our first Easter themed event, so we hope you enjoy these little games. This update also includes a Plane War minigame which will run in normal non-event rotation from now on.


Tower Unite, now with PAK
We have more news with the release of this update. We've conducted some research into the PAK format which Unreal Engine allows us to package our game in. In conducting this research, we've found that PAK files can significantly reduce the loading times of the game, with some drawbacks we’ll detail below.

We tested how long it takes to load into the Plaza from the Main Menu. The test was conducted on a Intel Core i7-5820K, with a Intel 750 Series 400GB PCI-E SSD and a Western Digital Caviar Blue 1TB 7200 RPM HDD. Of course, keep in mind that your results may vary from our tests.
  • Hard Drive with PAK File: 24 seconds to load into the plaza.
  • Hard Drive without PAK File: 2 minutes 45 seconds to load into the plaza.
  • SSD with PAK File: 7 seconds to load into the plaza.
  • SSD without PAK File: 43 seconds to load into the plaza.
There are some drawbacks to using the PAK file however, which is why this will be available via an opt-in process.
  • Due to how the PAK file is generated, any change to the game will require a full re-download of Tower Unite.So for example, if we push out a small patch that only changes 25MB, the non-PAK users will only have to download the 25 MB that changed, while the PAK file users will have to download 9.8 GB.
  • The PAK file is compressed, which helps reduce the amount of data that is required to be loaded, but comes with a small CPU overhead, which we weren't able to measure, but it could be an issue if the computer is lower powered.
  • As the build times are slightly longer, when an update is released, there might be a small delay in when the PAK version of the game will be pushed out.
If this sounds fine to you, here's how you can participate. In your library, right click Tower Unite, and click Properties. Then, click the BETAS tab and select defaultpak. This will start downloading the PAK version of Tower Unite.

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Changes
  • Added new Easter themed items (available in the easter egg hunt event): Bunny Ears, Catsack Bunny, Plush Rabbit, Basket, Throwable Eggs
  • New Easter Egg Hunt event
  • New minigame: Easter Egg Fall
  • New minigame: Plane War
  • Improved Fruit Frenzy minigame
  • Removed trampoline from Fruit Frenzy and instead added increased jump height for all players in the minigame
  • Fruit Frenzy now gives all players an air dash item that allows players to dash through the air
  • Minigame HUD now shows who killed you last
  • Minigame HUD now has kill feed
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed workshop player models sometimes not loading in!!!
  • Fixed Adrenaline milestone not working after first use
You can follow our current developments on our Trello:
https://trello.com/b/6BwRMiPw/tower-unite-roadmap

UPCOMING UPDATES


You can follow our weekly developer logs here:
http://forums.pixeltailgames.com/c/devupdates/weekly-dev-logs

You can report bugs on our forums:
http://forums.pixeltailgames.com/c/bug-report

Or you may also report bugs on our Steam community, but please expect slow response time.
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April 12

Hot Fix 0.7.1.1

This update addresses several issues that were recently reported.

Changes
  • Ball Race: Event Horizon - Changed some death walls to not punish shortcutters as much (Mostly in Levels 1,3,11)
  • Ball Race: Event Horizon - Changed an accidental WAY too good shortcut on Level 12, it will still be possible, but much more difficult
  • Plaza: Detail pass for Rob's Imports

Bug Fixes
  • Ball Race: Event Horizon - Fixed Death walls overlapping platforms on Level 14
  • Ball Race: Event Horizon - Reduced chance of flying through the finish line without actually finishing on Level 13
  • Minigolf: Alpine - Fixed hole 18 missing ice material
  • ZM: Fixed a bug where the camera wouldn't always switch off the upgrades camera during a boss battle
  • Fixed teleporters not teleporting RC vehicles or orbs properly sometimes
  • Fixed Dampe achievement issues
  • Fixed achievement: Laser Tag Master
  • Fixed minigames not loading teleport arenas (snowball battle fix)
  • Fixed RC dragon inventory collision issues
  • Fixed RC helicopter player name position
  • Fixed RC plane controls being inverted (also added plane sound effects)
  • Fixed RC plane turning issues when turning and going down at the same time
  • Fixed RC vehicles bleeding
  • Fixed ferris wheel carriages popping off sometimes
  • Optimized teleporter items
  • Optimized RC dragon, RC orb, and orb milestones
  • Fixed an exploit with minigames


You can follow our current developments on our Trello:
https://trello.com/b/6BwRMiPw/tower-unite-roadmap

You can follow our weekly developer logs here:
http://forums.pixeltailgames.com/c/devupdates/weekly-dev-logs

You can report bugs on our forums:
http://forums.pixeltailgames.com/c/bug-report

Or you may also report bugs on our Steam community, but please expect slow response time.
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About This Game


Tower Unite is a living, evolving world, fueled by the community. Play online games with your friends or make new friends from around the world!


Tower Unite is a large online multiplayer game that spans genres.

  • Play minigames such as Minigolf, Ball Race, Virus, Zombie Massacre, and more!
  • Earn items
  • Hang with your friends in your own personalized house
  • Connect with others through a massive Plaza with various attractions and games
  • Party with friends!
  • Create custom models and import them directly to the game with Steam Workstop
  • Watch synchronized media such as YouTube or Soundcloud
  • Rank up and earn achievements and items
  • Suggest new features - we listen!
  • No microtransactions or subscription fees



Tower Unite has many games to play, with more to come, such as...


  • Supports up to 16 players online
  • 8 courses with 18 holes (144 holes total) and more in the works!
  • Based on the original 2009 minigolf hit from GMod Tower that inspired other minigolf games
  • Unique controls (100% skill, no timers)
  • Hole-in-one fireworks
  • Wear tiny hats on your golf ball
  • Putt in snow, gardens, mines, sky, and even in space!
  • Simultaneous putting (everyone putts at once!)
  • Single player mode available
  • Player hosted servers


  • Supports up to 6 players online
  • 3 unique levels and more in the works!
  • Co-operative shooting action
  • Survive waves of zombies and monsters
  • 6 unique character classes with their own powerful abilities
  • 32 zombie killing weapons
  • Boss battles
  • Single player mode available
  • Player hosted servers


  • Supports up to 8 players online
  • 4 unique levels and more in the works!
  • Thrilling 1 vs All gameplay
  • Play as the Dragon and devour the knights
  • Turn off the rampaging Dragon as the knights
  • Player hosted servers


  • Supports up to 16 players online
  • 9 unique worlds and more in the works!
  • Roll around in a giant ball
  • Speed past tricky obstacles
  • Single player mode available
  • Player hosted servers


  • Supports up to 12 players online
  • Survive in 5 unique levels and more in the works!
  • Fast paced old school first person shooting action
  • Blast infected away with 10 sci-fi weapons
  • Team tag elimination, with weapons
  • Player hosted servers


  • Supports up to 8 players online
  • Battle in teams as cat or dog in a struggle for the planet's resources
  • Frantic gameplay with lots of sci-fi shooting
  • Player hosted servers



Once you've played some of the games, head on over to your personal space...


In Tower Unite, everyone has their own personal space, called a Condo.

  • Place tons of different furniture and items
  • Watch synchronized media such as YouTube
  • Place images from the internet directly into the game synced with online players
  • Listen to synchronized music with Soundcloud
  • Customize wallpapers, lights, and time of day
  • Invite friends to party, chat, voice chat, drink, and eat virtual pizza!
  • Play instruments like a piano or drums
  • Interact with various weird and cool items
  • Build unique creations
  • Get a pet cat or dog
  • COMING SOON: Cook/craft food and new items


From the Condo, you can exit through your front door into a bigger online experience called the Plaza. The Plaza acts as a gathering point, like a shopping mall.

  • Gamble at the Casino
  • Walk along the Boardwalk and enjoy:
    • Laser Tag
    • Bowling
    • Casino
    • Trivia
    • Theater with YouTube™ and Soundcloud support
    • Typing Derby
    • The Poseidon Rollercoaster
    • A Ferris Wheel
    • A Monorail
    • COMING SOON: Bumper Cars
    • COMING SOON: Fishing
  • Random Events/Minigames
  • Seasonal Events such as Halloween and Winter Holidays
  • Watch synchronized YouTube videos in the Theater
  • Unlock new items at 18 different in-game stores
  • Connect to the bigger Game Worlds
  • COMING SOON: Explore the ocean with your friends
  • COMING SOON: Play games at the Arcade
  • Voice chat and text chat
  • Player hosted servers

DO MORE THAN OTHER VIRTUAL WORLD GAMES

Tower Unite isn't just a walk-around-and-chat simulator. You can run, jump, crouch, use jetpacks, get drunk, dance, sit, throw-up, lounge in pool tubes, and much much more.




  • Play multiplayer games of various genres online with friends.
  • Play online Minigolf with up to 16 players.
  • Customize yourself with accessories.
  • Furnish and design the layout of your personal space (the Condo) with furniture and interactive toys.
  • Invite other players over to your Condo for parties and mini-games.
  • Watch synchronized YouTube videos or Soundcloud music in a virtual theater or your personal Condo.
  • Fly around in jetpacks.
  • Imbibe alcohol to an irresponsible extent.
  • Join official servers or host your own server.
  • Hang out with your friends or find new friends!
  • Enjoy free DLC, no microtransactions, and developer support.
  • Collect tons of unique items with Steam Inventory support.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Dual-Core 64-bit CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DX10 Compatible GPU with 1 GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 25 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Integrated graphic cards will have trouble running the game.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit), Windows 8 (64-bit), Windows 10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: 3 GHz Quad-Core 64-bit CPU
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DX11 Compatible GPU with 2 GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 26 GB available space

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