Battle Chef Brigade - AdultDan


I'm excited to announce that our Discord Server has been officially verified! This makes it the official one stop shop for all things Battle Chef Brigade. Talk game strategies with your fellow brigadiers, post your favorite food creations and have a place to connect with the rest of the community and those of us on the Battle Chef Brigade dev team.

You can join the Battle Chef Brigade Discord through this link: https://discordapp.com/invite/battlechefbrigade

Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom
🍣🍥🍱🍲Hey Battle Chefs! 🍚🍜🍘🍙
A new update is fresh from the oven! We fixed some important bugs, applied a sparkling egg wash to the Forest, and generally made BCB better!

Read on for details:

🍇Forest background update
  • Eric traveled through the Forest, updating nearly all aspects of the illustrated arena background.
  • Enjoy a quiet moment with the sleeping Dragon in its calming grove.
  • Spy the looming Skyland above the clouds.

🍈Combat
  • Fixed control rebinding issue that prevented slidekick from being used nicely in combos.
  • Thrash's Consume radius has been expanded and is more reliable.
🍉Ingredients
  • Lantern Fruit now contains two Water gems. Using it for massive points now requires tactical stacking or Fragile-mitigating items like Wart's Spatula.
🍊Daily Cook-Off
  • Challenge roll-over now syncs properly with the leaderboard roll-over.
  • Made chests always spawn the same "random" sauce each day since they introduced RNG into a critical ingredient type.
  • Removed consecutive-day bonus item awarding since we never explained it and it was only available for the first battle of that day. Everyone thought it was a bug.
  • Removed items that only work with the Combo Pan from the rotation.
🍋Misc Graphics
  • The Judges' Table candles are now lit during Brigade-sanctioned duels.
🍌Difficulty
  • Adjusted final boss AI dish targets to be slightly easier to account for the late-campaign chef changes.
🍍Misc Code
  • Load times have been improved. Some needless unload/load mismatches have been fixed as well as a few slow memory leaks.
  • Fixed an issue where the Loadout panel would allow selection of invisible options.
  • Fixed a few Chopping Board-related input issues. Usability improvements will be in the next patch.
🍎UI
  • Moved objectives header in slightly so it doesn't appear cut off.
🥝Audio
  • Now plays a VO clip when adjusting the VO volume in the Options menu.
  • Fixed very loud music in Chapter 4 Briefing scenes.
🍒Debug
  • Added a new Safe Mode config option to help users with graphical issues.

Again, from the three of us at Trinket (and all the other folks who made Battle Chef Brigade possible), thank you! We can't wait to show you the juicy updates we've been spending oodles of time on. The wait will be worth it!

Of course, we've also updated the Switch version with these improvements [Revision 13403]
Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom


Hey Battle Chefs!
Thank you all so much for your support. We've been reading and responding to your emails, tweets, and discussion threads and then got to work on improving BCB as quickly as possible. This first set of changes fixes a collection of bugs (especially with key remapping and achievements!) and smooths over a couple difficulty spikes on Normal. Thank you all so much for pointing out these issues! Keep the feedback coming, especially since we're planning future updates now :) Read on for details about the quality of life improvements and bug fixes!

Controls & Movement
  • Allow for A, D, Q, and Mouse Buttons 1 & 2 to be rebound.
  • Allow for Crouch to be rebound separately.
  • Fix Action priorities so that Town actions (e.g. Go to Level, Shop) override context-free actions (e.g. Loadout, Dash).
  • Fix soft-lock that could occur if you stepped away from a merging dish and then tried to pick it up.
Display
  • Fix Victory screen anchoring for dishes on non-default screen aspect ratios.
  • Fix monster tint issue when off-screen as fire/cold wears off.
  • Fix Cutting Board VFX not playing on the correct taste gem.
Sound
  • Allow Combat yells to be heard even when dialogue VO is muted.
  • Disallow Customer VO playing over Dialogue VO.
  • Fix looping Berserk SFX in Chapter 4 if the Fast-Recharge item was equipped.
  • Fix music not playing during some load screens.
Achievements
  • Fix Mixologist, Alchemist, and Restauranteur achievements.
  • Fix locally-tracked achievements that would reset if the game was quit.
Difficulty
  • Increase initial difficulty of Hard Mode AI in Duels.
  • Fix some issues with AI dish creation that could result in difficulty spikes in special duels.
Daily Cook-Off
  • Remove single-judge Daily Cook-Offs.
  • Fix leaderboard to show the day you submitted a score for, even if you played across in-game "midnight".
Practice Kitchen
  • Add Trash Can to Practice Kitchen so that table overcrowding doesn't force the player to leave.
Additional
  • Fix rare crash in Chapter 3 during cooking.
  • Minor bug fixes

Again, from the three of us at Trinket (and all the other folks who made Battle Chef Brigade possible), thank you! Back to work! We can't wait to serve up some meatier updates in the delicious future!

Bonus VO spotlight: Erica Mendez (Mina and Spoon)
George Hufnagl, BCB's Audio Superchef, started a little series of videos to highlight our many phenomenal voice actors.
Check the first one: Meet the Actor on Vimeo


P.S. For improvements and fixes for the Switch version, stay tuned. Those will be coming soon. Also, other PC storefronts like GOG, Humble, and Twitch will be getting this patch very soon.
Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom


Hey Battle Chefs!
Thank you all so much for your support. We've been reading and responding to your emails, tweets, and discussion threads and then got to work on improving BCB as quickly as possible. This first set of changes fixes a collection of bugs (especially with key remapping and achievements!) and smooths over a couple difficulty spikes on Normal. Thank you all so much for pointing out these issues! Keep the feedback coming, especially since we're planning future updates now :) Read on for details about the quality of life improvements and bug fixes!

Controls & Movement
  • Allow for A, D, Q, and Mouse Buttons 1 & 2 to be rebound.
  • Allow for Crouch to be rebound separately.
  • Fix Action priorities so that Town actions (e.g. Go to Level, Shop) override context-free actions (e.g. Loadout, Dash).
  • Fix soft-lock that could occur if you stepped away from a merging dish and then tried to pick it up.
Display
  • Fix Victory screen anchoring for dishes on non-default screen aspect ratios.
  • Fix monster tint issue when off-screen as fire/cold wears off.
  • Fix Cutting Board VFX not playing on the correct taste gem.
Sound
  • Allow Combat yells to be heard even when dialogue VO is muted.
  • Disallow Customer VO playing over Dialogue VO.
  • Fix looping Berserk SFX in Chapter 4 if the Fast-Recharge item was equipped.
  • Fix music not playing during some load screens.
Achievements
  • Fix Mixologist, Alchemist, and Restauranteur achievements.
  • Fix locally-tracked achievements that would reset if the game was quit.
Difficulty
  • Increase initial difficulty of Hard Mode AI in Duels.
  • Fix some issues with AI dish creation that could result in difficulty spikes in special duels.
Daily Cook-Off
  • Remove single-judge Daily Cook-Offs.
  • Fix leaderboard to show the day you submitted a score for, even if you played across in-game "midnight".
Practice Kitchen
  • Add Trash Can to Practice Kitchen so that table overcrowding doesn't force the player to leave.
Additional
  • Fix rare crash in Chapter 3 during cooking.
  • Minor bug fixes

Again, from the three of us at Trinket (and all the other folks who made Battle Chef Brigade possible), thank you! Back to work! We can't wait to serve up some meatier updates in the delicious future!

Bonus VO spotlight: Erica Mendez (Mina and Spoon)
George Hufnagl, BCB's Audio Superchef, started a little series of videos to highlight our many phenomenal voice actors.
Check the first one: Meet the Actor on Vimeo


P.S. For improvements and fixes for the Switch version, stay tuned. Those will be coming soon. Also, other PC storefronts like GOG, Humble, and Twitch will be getting this patch very soon.
Battle Chef Brigade - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Tom Sykes)

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They say the best meals start with the finest ingredients. For example, if you take a freshly bought Pot Noodle, add a splash of boiling water and a soup on of sachet sauce, you have a tasty meal for the bachelor in a hurry. Trinket Studios’ Battle Chef Brigade is a little more omnivorous, and a lot more ambitious, drawing from puzzle games and anime and reality TV in a way that, perhaps, should result in a steaming mess. It’s not a steaming mess, I’m happy to report, even if a couple of the ingredients do feel a little underdone.

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Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom
Battle Chef Brigade is available now!


We've got a launch trailer for you:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZjt0LBipi4

Dig in and Vive la Brigade!

Join us in the discussions if you have any questions. We did an /r/NintendoSwitch AMA recently if you want to read about our development process and future plans! Check that out here!
Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom
Hey Battle Chefs!

Battle Chef Brigade is out of the oven and will launch on...
Monday, November 20th for Nintendo Switch and Steam!

That's less than two weeks away!

We also released a new trailer that showcases a bit more of Mina - enjoy!

Oct 31, 2017
Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom
We've crushed a lot of spooky bugs as we approach launch. Check them out in the latest Kickstarter Update!

Battle Chef Brigade - TrinketTom
Hey Battle Chefs! June has been a great month, filled with tons of secret story and gorgeous art!

Our big focus for the last few weeks has been Battle Chef Brigade's most charming father, Thrash.



Check out the whole update here on Kickstarter!

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