Mad Machines - Empress Raa
We added more weapon skins to the io-game and likewise to the ballgame, which also includes special character upgrades, new colors and most importantly able to be played correctly on 144hz, 170hz and 240hz monitors providing a new level of butter smoothness.

Happy New Year!
Mad Machines - Empress Raa


Experimental Build access for every owner of Mad Machines.
An updated, physics-based aerial jetpack based batball-game.

This is somewhat unsupported, WIP and using the old engine.
It includes 1v1 to 3v3 + custom games + Training.

EU servers only.

How to access this game?

1. You need to own a copy of Mad Machines
2. Go to your library, click properties of Mad Machines, select the BETA tab, enter the code 'ExperimentalBuild'
3. Click 'check code'
4. Now you will see a 'demo' build in the rolldown
5. Select 'demo' build in the rolldown
6. Click ok, and the game will autimatically start downloading

Note: sometimes you need to re-enter properties before 'demo' build is visible in the rolldown.

If you need any help, go ahead and ask on our Discord:
https://discordapp.com/invite/madmachines

Go have some XMAS fun.
Mad Machines - Empress Raa


Full Version
Mad Machines will be free to try from today until Sunday, December 22nd, at 10 AM PST.

50% Discount
We are so excited for Mad Machines, that we’re inviting you to play for free this weekend, and we are also offering a 50% discount during the Steam Winter Sale. So please go nuts!
Dec 19, 2019
Mad Machines - Mickey
Our third patch focuses on releasing our 3rd map and optimizations.

Patch notes:
  • 3rd map added, focused more on airplay
  • More optimizations
  • Added lootbots

You can buy Mad Machines directly from our shop, which will support the developers even more: https://playmadmachines.com/buy-now

Where You Can Find Us

You can come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines
Nov 29, 2019
Mad Machines - DxMickey
Our second patch focuses on releasing our 2nd map and optimizing the game. Also plenty of bug fixes.

Patch notes:
  • Extra map, randomized
  • Daily King is rewarded a King’s Trophy Weapon on the next day
  • AOE damage doesn’t penetrate props and environment anymore
  • In-game chat
  • More optimizations
  • Various bug fixes

You can buy Mad Machines directly from our shop, which will support the developers even more: https://playmadmachines.com/buy-now

Where You Can Find Us

You can come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines
Nov 20, 2019
Mad Machines - DxMickey
Our first patch is ready. It has some big gameplay changes and features that we couldn't get ready for the launch and also some bug fixes.

Patch notes:

- every player can grow
- no health potions
- points gained from Blocks only
- mining rocks only provide health repair
- leaderboards have been wiped, due to updated points system

- jetpack changed to now using fuel
- added ‘Flash’ power-up
- added charge attacks
- added option to invert jog and sprint

- map adjustments, more pickup spots
- adjusted weapon speeds, damage and range
- adjusted melee damage

- fixed bindings not saving, added ping to in-game tab menu
- various bugs fixed

You can buy Mad Machines directly from our shop, which will support the developers even more: https://playmadmachines.com/buy-now

Where You Can Find Us

You can come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines
Nov 15, 2019
Mad Machines - DxMickey
We are happy to announce that Mad Machines has re-launched with the all new Mad King mode today for just $9.99! Returning players who have already purchased Mad Machines will automatically receive this all new mode for free.

Mad King

Mad King is a never-ending battleground featuring 24 hour match-loops where you can enter and exit whenever you wish. Rip your enemies apart and eat them piece by piece to grow in size and claim the crown.

10 player free-for-all brawl with destructive, highly customizable robots and endless explosive combat.

Mad King Features
  • Third person arena shooter
  • Online multiplayer
  • Dedicated servers
  • Instant respawns
  • Endless running games
  • Ranked system with points earned during matches
  • Inspired by the .io genre, the leading player is the King, and players fight to get bigger and stronger
  • 10 player free-for-all
  • Robots made from 40 laser cut blocks
  • High speed, physics based action
  • Dynamic in-game leaderboard, as well as a global leaderboard for the best kings around

Fun Features (totally not bugs)
  • Ragdolls get possessed by evil spirits every so often (our exorcist is on vacation).
  • Angered machines occasionally can walk in the air like a god.
  • Your character may decide to start blinking sometimes, apparently they are big rave fans.
  • Mine bombs might ignore the ground and go right through it.
  • Shields have become sentient and might leave you if they don’t like you, so be nice to them or they will stop protecting you!

You can also buy Mad Machines directly from our shop, which will support the developers even more: https://playmadmachines.com/buy-now

Where You Can Find Us

You can come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines
Mad Machines - DxMickey
Launch delay

Due to unforeseen circumstances with Steam, we are forced to delay the launch of Mad Machines for 4 days. The new launch date is 15.11. We apologize to all our fans who looked forward to playing the game today. Don’t worry though, we are not going to sit in idle, but will continue working on polishing the game even more while we all wait for the Friday’s launch.

Where You Can Find Us

You can come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines

Mad Machines - DxMickey
Steam release November 11th
After months, maybe even years, of toying around with a 100% fighting game mode, it’s finally ready. Mad King, an all new game mode, is coming to you on November 11th, and it’s going to be an epic battle.

Mad King will feature endless running games with drop in/drop out gameplay where you grind points through eliminations and surviving, to ultimately become the king. Once you become the king, you start growing bigger and stronger and it’s up to you to hold onto your crown, keep growing and taking down enemies to maintain the crown as everyone around you is gunning for the title.



Old School Arena Shooter
Mad King is truly back to basic destruction. Destroy your opponents as you fight to grow more and more as you play in this arena shooter mode. Find new weapons and power ups littered around the map to find the perfect loadout to take on a hulk-sized opponent. With instant respawns, high speed brawling, and dynamic leaderboards the action never stops. Eight players enter the arena but only one can be the king. With never-ending games, you’re sure to always have a fight ready for you when you want it. Running on a refined engine with massive updates to the back end of Mad Machines this new mode is what you’ve been waiting for.

Pre-Order Now!
While current Mad Machines players slugging it out in our ball game will get this all new mode for free, new players will still have to purchase Mad Machines. For a limited time only, pre-order this new mode and get a 2-for-1 deal. Buy it for yourself and get a gift for a friend!

What About the Ball Game?
With the focus we put on Mad King we have decided the ball game is now out of touch with our new expectations, so we are temporarily removing it.

Mad King Features
  • Third person arena shooter

  • Instant respawns

  • Endless running games

  • Points gained during gameplay decides the in-game rank

  • Inspired by the .io genre, the leading player is King, and grows bigger and stronger

  • 8 player free-for-all

  • Hot Rod style robots

  • High speed, physics based action

  • Dynamic in-game leaderboard, as well as a global leaderboard for the best kings around


Where You Can Find Us
You can pre-order on our website today. Purchase before release on November 11th to get two copies of the game for the price of one! You can also come chat with other players and the developers in our Discord server! Interested in writing about Mad Machines? You can find our press kit on our website or click here for a direct link. We will be attending many different events in the future so make sure to stay tuned to our Discord if you want to challenge the team in person!

- Team Mad Machines
Mad Machines - DxMickey
What Is Next for Mad Machines?
Mad Machines has always been a game built by the community, our community has always been a big influence in everything we do, from helping us bug hunt to implementing ideas entirely came up with by the community. Making the game the people want is priority number one to the Hero Blocks team, and this month is no exception. Starting today, September 4th, Mad Machines is entering a large rework and optimization period, and because of this we have decided to temporarily remove Mad Machines from the Steam and Discord stores. This is a temporary decision, and we will have more information for you on October 1st. During this period Mad Machines will go through some big changes the community has been asking for, and we believe these changes are large enough to temporarily remove the game from the store as we would like to launch these changes to a larger audience rather than having new players experience the current state of Mad Machines.


What Does This Mean for Current Players?
Players who have already purchased Mad Machines will see no change in their ability to download, install, and play the game. Even if you acquired Mad Machines 6 months ago and never installed the game you can still download it anytime and start playing. All this decision means is that the games store pages will temporarily be down. During this time we have decided to reduce the number of servers to only the EU and US-W servers. If these servers are not enough for everyone then a second US server is a possibility, and something we will work for if the demand is there.


October 1st
Remember this date! That is the day we will be back to excitedly show you all the work we’ve been doing lately. Reworks, optimizations, and a core refinement that we hope will make Mad Machines better than ever before. Until then, please keep the suggestions coming, and we will still be working closely with our community to ensure they do experience any issues during this transitional time.


Come talk with us!
Have some suggestions on additional improvements or looking to learn more about Mad Machines? Please join our Discord server as we will continue to leverage community feedback to improve the game.


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