A 2D party platformer where you fight with a hat! Throw your hat to attack, defend and bait opponents. But watch out! If someone jumps on your hat... you die!
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Oct 21, 2022
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“King of the Hat is in Early Access right now so we can make it as tight as possible before launch next year. Our goals during early access are to listen to the community in order to ship meaningful updates. Be it working on new characters, adding more content to existing modes like Golf or Arcade, or adding new features like Ranked Play or Quickplay, we are fully committed to give this game excellent support throughout its time Early Access.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game will be in early access for up to a year max and four months minimum.”

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

“The full version of the game will include more content in one or more of the following areas:
  • New golf levels
  • New characters
  • New game-modes
  • Support for modding and workshop
  • New arcade modes
  • Two person shared screen online play
  • Quickplay
  • Ranked play
  • More items
  • More levels
  • Other

We will be listening to the community in order to decide which features to prioritize. Please let us know what you'd like us to work on! :)”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“It is a fully finished game that includes offline multiplayer, two single player modes (arcade and golf), as well as online multiplayer.”

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

“We may increase the price at full launch if we've shipped a lot of new features.”

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

“We will be frequenting the Steam forums and responding to community requests! Please let us know what you would like to see in the game :)”
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“There was a handful of characters to choose from in the demo, but I went with a sentient washing machine, that can't walk for shit.”
Destructoid

“I need this in my life, now!”
Bleeding Cool

“Get a taste of this quirky new fighting game.”
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About This Game


King of the Hat is 2-4 player 2D party platformer where you fight with a hat! Throw your hat to attack, defend and bait opponents. But watch out! If someone jumps on your hat... you die!


In King of the Hat, your hat contains your soul. Crush your opponent’s hats (and souls) to assert your dominance over them.


When you throw your hat, it goes on fire and becomes invulnerable. You can use it to beat the devil out of other players or to defend against your opponents’ flaming hats.


Although the basic mechanics are easy to pick up and play, King of the Hat allows for deep, hat-tastic competitive play as a 2 player game.


Change the rules, add power ups and play around level hazards to create the hat-based madness you've always dreamed of.

System Requirements

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macOS
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: 1.5GHZ +
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512 MB VRAM Intel HD 4000 / GeForce 200 Series / Radeon HD 4000 Series
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OS 10.7+
    • Processor: Dual Core Intel
    • Memory: 3 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB VRAM or greater
    • Storage: 1 GB available space

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