Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated, isometric, fast-paced action game where players compete with swords and guns in intense versus matches.
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Dec 1, 2016
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We are releasing Akuto: Mad World through Steam Early Access to build a community that will be involved in the development of the game. We want the community to inform us what currently is working, what needs to be changed/fixed, and what features we should prioritize.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We have not set a release date for the full version of Akuto: Mad World. We are hoping to release the full version at the end of 2017. This is not set in stone as the scope of the game could increase because of the feedback from the community, meaning the full version will be released later than planned.”

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

“The full game will play similarly to the Early Access version but with all the features implemented. This includes versus game modes, single-player mode, level editor, and much more.

A full list of the features we plan to have in the game can be seen here.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current Early Access version of the game is a local multiplayer game that supports 1-4 players. It has three completed levels, two different weapon types, and several different game modes.

We will be releasing 1 update at minimum every month, but most likely more. Each update will add new features to the game.”

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

“Yes, the price of Akuto: Mad World will increase as we complete milestones (features).

We are also going to NOT put the game on sale or discount any time during Early Access.”

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

“We want the Early Access community to be part of the development of the game. We will be listening to them on what features to prioritize, what content needs to be fixed, and if any modifications need to be made to make the game as good as it can be.”
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October 5

No Updates in October



We decided to release no updates this month. This month we will be focusing on important behind-the-scenes business for Akuto: Mad World. This will include what features the final game will have (online is a near-certainty), art, and release date.

We will still release updates to fix any bugs that might come up this month, but we are certain that the game is currently stable.

Again, online will be in the final game. We just need some to figure out how we want to implement it, including the rest of the features in the game.

We will release our next update in November, and hopefully it will include good news.
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September 28

Update 86




Fixes and Updates for Experimental Branch:
  • Practice mode re-enabled
  • Mystery boxes updated


Practice Mode
Practice mode is re-enabled in the game, but limited to only 1 level (Acme City) for now. The ammo for all ranged weapons in this game mode is set to 100, so that players can have plenty of time to try out each weapon. You can also manually change the weapons for all players in the game by pressing the number 1 or 2 keys on a keyboard.

Mystery Box
This is still a work-in-progress, but mystery boxes are something that players can drop when they run out of lives in local multiplayer. The player can choose to drop a melee weapon, ranged weapon, a trap, or a kill trophy. Kill trophies will make sense in the future, as we are still developing that feature of the game.

Gamepad Issues
We are aware that some people have been having gamepad issues with the game, and we believe we have narrowed it down to what is causing it. When we updated the game engine, we also updated the input manager, which is causing some issues for the gamepads. Fixing this is quite simple. Just go into Options > Controls and reset the controls to default, or manually assign the gamepad’s buttons for each action.


Experimental Branch
You can download the ‘experimental’ branch on Steam at any time by right-clicking on the ‘Akuto: Mad World’ game name on the Steam library page and selecting 'Properties' from the window that opens. From this window select the 'BETAS' tab and then the 'experimental' option from the dropdown menu (the menu labelled 'Select the beta you would like to opt into:’.

To revert back to the latest build of Akuto: Mad World, change the branch to 'NONE- Opt out of all beta programs' from the same menu.


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Reviews

“It's all about making a bloody mess of your friends”
IndieGames

“A few goes in, but only one stands alive”
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About This Game

Fast-Paced Arena Action

Akuto: Mad World is an award-nominated, isometric, fast-paced action game where players compete with swords and guns in intense versus matches.

The game is set on low poly, diorama arenas where players have to not only watch out for opponents, but also for the environment from killing them.


SWORDS

Your sword is your best friend. Their sword is your worst enemy.


GUNS

Too far to hit them with your sword? Then try shooting at them with one of the many different bullets!


ENVIRONMENT

Trick your enemies by using the environment and let natural order take place.


MINIGAMES

Tired of killing? Bored of winning all the time? Then try out one of the minigames!


FAMILY FRIENDLY

Beat your kids (figuratively) and show them who rules your household.

Key Features

  • Fight in over 10 different dynamic levels.
  • Hone your killing skills in the procedurally-generated singleplayer mode.
  • Join with up to four players to take on survival mode and aim to become number 1 on the leaderboards.
  • Fight against your friends in local multiplayer, online* multiplayer, or play against the bots in one of the many versus modes.
  • Tired of the same, old levels? Then go create your own levels using the in-game level editor and upload them onto the Steam Workshop!

*Online mode is still in beta

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® Vista
    • Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Microsoft® Windows® 10
    • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: OS X 10.7 or later
    • Processor: 1.6GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OS X 10.11 or later
    • Processor: 2.6GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04
    • Processor: 1.6GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 1GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 16.04
    • Processor: 2.6GHz
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 2GB VRAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 600 MB available space

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