Kartong - Death by Cardboard! puts you up against wicked experiments inside the miniature city of Kartong. You have been shrunken down to the size of a guinea pig, trapping you in a home-built cardboard maze of evil toys & traps. Your goal is now to escape! But beware, "Sven" is watching you.
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Positive (36) - 88% of the 36 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Apr 4, 2018

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May 16

Kartong Co-Labs!

Within this patch we introduced a new concept called Kartong Co-Labs! In short, it's been a passion-project of ours - having your favorite influencers mixing up the spooky formula by creating new assets, levels and challenges for you to enjoy!

We're now proud to present our first Co-Labs partner! To start it all off we have none other than Shane4Games breaking the mold! He's been busy creating a new terrifying challenge for you and It's finally ready. Will you be able to survive his challenge?

Be sure to enter Co-Labs by pressing the Co-Labs tab in the OPTIONS MENU!

Oh! Be sure to tell your favorite influencers about our project! Who knows, they might just end up creating new, malicious challenges in the future! :D

Have fun and as always,
Stay safe Kartongers!

/ Friendly neighborhood Community Manager Joy
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May 7

Huge Patch and Steam Sale!

Kartong Patch notes v. 1.1

Hey there, Kartongers! In preparation for our Steam Sale we have made improvements and created some long awaited options for VR players. There is also some new content for you or your friends to compete in, even if you are using mouse and keyboard on a monitor. We've implemented LIV's Mixed Reality SDK making it possible to use their MR client and record immersive third person gameplay! On top of all that, we're also having our first Co-Lab partner introduce himself in the world of Kartong! Get ready Kartongers, this is gonna be a fun patch.

Content changes:
  • Two new CoLabs maps have been added, featuring Youtubers and googly eyes!
  • This includes a new sledge trap which is highly lethal to players and bosses
  • The new Abstract map includes 10 new map blocks with additional imagery

Feature changes:
  • Mixed Reality cameras have been added, via number keys 1-9, or LIV Client
  • +1 increased Sneak Damage against monsters that haven't spotted you yet

Gameplay changes:
  • The crossbow now has Aim-Able laser sight upgrades starting at crossbow level 6
  • It gains range later on, up to a green zero-gravity laser at crossbow level 10

  • Fixed the teleport in walking mode to be more focused on Sneaky moves
  • Added a controller binding to cap locomotion speed to Sneak threshold
  • Added new instructions to the Pause Menu for the inputs now available

Minor Fixes:
  • Tweaked leveled up projectile speeds to have better Hit Reg at low fps
  • Fixed issues where items would clip through your hands when picked up
  • Activated extra visual effects when playing on the hardest difficulty levels
  • Added an Oculus Touch button to recenter HMD. Left menu, or backspace
  • Changed the minimum smooth turning rotation value to 0 for VIVE users
  • Tweaked monster respawns based on type, and no detection in start room

And with all of that said, we hope that you'll enjoy our latest patch of Kartong - Death By Cardboard! As always Kartongers, stay safe. / The SVRVIVE team
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“Kartong – Death by Cardboard is one of those VR titles that impressively showcase the imagination of smaller indie studios and why they’re the life blood of VR.”
Peter Graham, VRFocus

“Definitely a must-play! You simply never know what is lurking around each corner.”

“Everything in Kartong: Death by Cardboard! has been meticulously designed to make the player feel tiny and a little bit scared. From the cute but creepy decor, to the large trap elements that would be small items in everyday use, to the constant prying eyes of Sven through his cameras. Not to mention the skulking enemy contraptions that slink around almost every corner. Everything works together seamlessly to create a world that pulls you into its tiny clutches.”
Arline Groenewald, VRTheGamers

About This Game

In a twisted world best described as ”a miniature cardboard city turned into a malicious science experiment”, you find yourself captured against your will by an oddly charming but mysterious YouTuber that goes by the name "Sven" in the deadly city of Kartong. Your life now depends on mediocre office supply-weapons and your every move is being filmed for his YouTube enjoyment - a truly odd experience, all wrapped up in challenging stealth/FPS gameplay. And oh, did we mention that you’re shrunk to the size of a toilet paper roll? Yes, you’re small... very small.

Available for Arcades on SpringboardVR

Kartong - Death by Cardboard! combines the cuteness of scary toys with the charm of paper cuts - all wrapped up in challenging stealth/FPS gameplay (that’s a legit genre, right?).

VR or Non-VR, it's all up to you!
Both PC and VR modes will offer procedurally generated levels with maps, traps, weapons and toy enemies constantly changing. A unique seed system also allows you to replay your favorite maps and share them with friends!

New Progression and Skins!
No worries, no loot boxes here! However, to upgrade your crossbow you need Robo-Coins. These coins can be obtained by smacking some robot-butt! Each time you slay a robot they will drop coins that can be gathered to upgrade your crossbow throughout the game. Hasta la vista, baby!

Life never gets easier!
So, you managed to find your way out of the city? Well, it ain't over yet pal. Kartong’s many difficulty levels will push you to the limit of your own madness. We would say “Prepare To Die”, but that’s a bit cliche now ain’t it?

Become the ultimate maze-warrior!
Kartong features a a local high score system for each difficulty as well as unique seeds to control the maps. So now you can challenge your friends for the best scores, get the sweetest upgrades and show off your rarest loot!

You like watching them and so do we!
With the new gameplay concept Kartong Co-Labs, we'll be able to put your favorite streamers and YouTubers into the deadly cardboard world of Kartong. The custom-made Co-Labs maps will feature different guest events, providing players with a growing library of challenge maps to play and explore. The various Co-Labs partners will be announced inside the game and on SVRVIVE Studios’ website as they go live.

A game jam gone horribly wrong!
After launching our previous title SVRVIVE: The Deus Helix, our dev team held a "lets-go-bonkers" game jam to blow off some steam. Obviously troubled by some very disturbing thoughts (disclaimer: we blame office air pollution), our team came up with Kartong. And once conceived, we had no choice but to bring a new unpronounceable game to the world.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® i7-4790 or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce® GTX 970 / AMD Radeon RX 480 or greater
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommend installing to SSD for faster performance, save data is stored in Windows Local Appdata
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel® i7-4790 or greater
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA Geforce® GTX 980
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 9 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Recommend installing to SSD for faster performance, save data is stored in Windows Local Appdata

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