Battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants & even darker forces as you attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth in this retro FPS inspired by the '90s legends.
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Jan 10, 2018
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We've always been committed to building DUSK with our players since DAY ONE. By opening DUSK up to more people in Early Access – we'll be able to get all the DUSKWorld multiplayer testing we need on a larger scale, give you Episode 2 now (why not) and make sure that the full and final launch of DUSK is everything we all want it to be.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“DUSK will remain in Early Access until Episode 3 is finished and DUSKWorld multiplayer is what we'd consider ready for a v1.0 public launch. We expect this all to be done within the next few months!”

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

“The FULL version of DUSK will contain all 3 campaign episodes, 3 endless arenas and v1.0 of DUSKWorld multiplayer - PLUS Steam achievements, leaderboards and trading cards.

Post-launch plans include the DAWN SDK, Steam Workshop, co-op, Mac & Linux versions and who knows what else.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

DUSK currently contains Episode 1, Episode 2 and the DUSKWorld open beta. Both campaign episodes are extremely polished and what we'd consider practically finished and final. The multiplayer is in a very fun and stable beta that has limited bugs and issues.”

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

“No. The price of DUSK will NOT change.”

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

“We've been building DUSK with our community since Day 1 and we don't want to stop now. We encourage players to be active on the forums and communicate directly with us at Discord.gg/NewBlood”
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October 31

THE TIME IS NIGH


THE MOMENT IS AT HAND

DUSK v1.0 HAS A RELEASE DATE

BEHOLD
https://youtu.be/ArTqofOwzxE
But that's not all...

DUSK will launch at a special discounted price of $16.66 (heh, \m/emes) for a limited time.
You're welcome.

But what about me?! I paid $20 for DUSK - you owe me... $3.34!

Fair enough! You drive a ard bargain, lurkers. Therefore, everyone who owned DUSK before Halloween (if you're reading this it's too late) will be getting the 50+ page DUSK graphic novel... FOR FREE. Yes, free. Remember, we hate money.

Need a refresher on just how dope that comic novel is? Well then, allow me to enlighten you:



And for everyone else who supports DUSK in Early Access? We'll be giving you the chance to play Episode 3 early. A whole weekend ahead of all the villainous scum who waited for launch. It's the least we could do. (We love all of you, truly)

Glorious, isn't it?

But enough about what we'll be giving you SOON...
What about what we're giving you NOW?

That's right - DUSK has just been updated as you read this:

With what, you might ask?

Endless Arena 3 - The Cathedral



Get a taste of Episode 3 and its enemies with this new endless level. How long can you survive against the hordes of evil? Watch out for the tornado...



A remastered main menu track
(thanks Andrew)

FULL CONTROLLER SUPPORT
(have fun, peasants)


(WIP controller layout screen)

TWO new cheat codes!
  • NBULLETS - Infinite Ammo
  • NBUFO - Fly Fly Away
New key art!
(thanks Jacob)



Updates to Episodes 1 & 2
(can you spot them all?!)

And last but not least...
a new DUSKWorld playable character.



The fearsome, the furrsome, the hound of torment, the pupper of lament, he is... CART DOG! (yeah he's a legless evil hound with a rocket launcher strapped to his cart just go with it, okay?)



So, yeah. DUSK v1.0 is finally almost a thing. Pretty crazy, eh?

I know I sound like a broken record at this point but we wouldn't be here without all of YOU. You lurking shitposting scum... lord do we love you.

And you know we're just getting warmed up, right? Don't forget 2019 will bring the DAWN SDK, Steam Workshop, Mac, Linux, Switch ports, co-op?! and MORE.

You keep supporting DUSK, we'll keep givin' it to ya - HARD AND FAST. :Lorelei:

https://store.steampowered.com/app/519860/DUSK/
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September 20

An UPDATE?!



Don't get TOO excited... it's not Episode 3.

But it IS important.

As we work to put the finishing touches on the game - we've brought DUSK fully into Unity 2018.

This will allow us to do much more with the game moving forward (like the Switch port) and streamline all of our processes. Huzzah! (Patch notes below)

https://steamcommunity.com/app/519860/discussions/0/1474222499229643131/

While we were doing this...

We also made changes to the UI/UX and menu systems!



Menus are now streamlined and split into LOOK / FEEL / SOUND.

We've also added some cheeky pixelization option names for ya (right click to enlarge)



Meanwhile...

As we get closer to finishing Episode 3

We've also started to go back and polish up Episodes 1 & 2, look for areas to improve in terms of both environmental storytelling and level design, and generally make sure the content is as good as it can be. Ye.



You'll already notice some of these small tweaks in E1M2 & E1M3.



In DUSKWorld news...

We've fixed some remaining bugs and also added a new map!

You may recognize it as E2M6 - The Erebus Reactor.



This is a very large and open map with plenty of hunting rifles abound.

HAPPY FRAG NIGHT SNIPING :bigjohn:



We'll be adding TDM next. You want it? YOU GOT IT.

We've also put out a call for achievements!

If you think you've got good ideas for DUSK achievements - let us know HERE:

https://twitter.com/DUSKdev/status/1039296451375857664

If we use YOUR achievement? We'll credit you in the game! Neat.



We've also been on the road!



We took DUSK Episode 3 to Quake Con and PAX West!

We let people play it! Even that GGGMan dude! https://twitter.com/DaveOshry/status/1027766548616933376

We even brought New Blood Chan! UwU



We think they liked it?! We even showed it off a bit on the EVGA Stream at PAX

(SPOILERS AHEAD)
https://youtu.be/jlppvPuXw3I ^ EPISODE 3 GAMEPLAY



Oh yeah... Episode 3? It's basically done.

We're just working on the final boss now. And polish. And achievements.
And we couldn't do any of this without YOU

As always be sure to follow me at https://twitter.com/DaveOshry and in Discord.gg/NewBlood for all the latest.

We're getting really close. Like REALLY close. It's scary. HOLD US.

We've even got a release date in mind.

And we'll be sure to share it with you... SOON™

https://store.steampowered.com/app/519860/DUSK/
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Reviews

“DUSK's incredible FPS levels continue where Quake left off”
PC Gamer

“A return to form for the FPS genre”
Gggmanlives

“DUSK is f**king great and you’re better off playing that than arguing on forums about things.”
TotalBiscuit

About This Game


DUSK reintroduces you to a world where butchery and bloodshed must be mastered... if you're to survive 'til dawn. Inspired by Doom, Quake, Blood, Heretic, Hexen, Half-Life, Redneck Rampage and all your '90s favorites, while featuring a soundtrack by metal music mastermind Andrew Hulshult.

In three distinct campaign episodes hand-crafted from straight outta the '90s, players will battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants and even darker forces and attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth. Featuring a vast arsenal of badass weaponry including sickles, swords, crossbows, rifles, dual-wielded and double barreled shotguns and incredibly necessary grenade and rocket launchers, DUSK brings unapologetic retro action from start to finish.

In addition to the main campaign, DUSK features an Endless Survival Mode, putting you front and center against wave after wave of merciless enemies.

And for those looking for an extra challenge, DUSK also offers the chance to go head to head online to battle your friends in DUSKWorld arena multiplayer, where darkness hosts the worst of humanity in surprising new ways...

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7 Or Later
    • Processor: 2.4GHZ Dual Core Processor Or Higher
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 9800GT or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Requires a 64-bit OS
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 2.4 GHZ Quad Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Geforce GTX 460 or equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Don't go in the ruins.

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