Crimson Engine is a custom C++ game engine developed by Michal Marcinkowski. It started as an engine for a plane game Crimson Glory. Then was used for Link-Dead a 2D multiplayer tactical shooter. Currently the engine is used by King Arthur's Gold a side-scrolling multiplayer building and war game.

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Link-Dead Technology Test release
Link-Dead

Link-Dead Technology Test release

Dec 31, 2009 Link-Dead 6 comments

Link-Dead technology test is finally here on time and I welcome all to participate in testing.

Link-Dead Deathmatch Test release
Link-Dead

Link-Dead Deathmatch Test release

Apr 2, 2010 Link-Dead 12 comments

Help me out in testing. Download and play for free the Link-Dead Deathmatch Test. Supports bots and split-screen mode for 4 players!

Link-Dead public test released!
Link-Dead

Link-Dead public test released!

Nov 11, 2010 Link-Dead 2 comments

From the creator of Soldat, finally after what is now years the anticipation is over. Some have already been playing Michal Marcinkowski’s new 2D multiplayer...

Link-Dead new build 1874 released
Link-Dead

Link-Dead new build 1874 released

Nov 26, 2010 Link-Dead 7 comments

Lots of changes that will auto-download once you start LD.exe. Most important things are 2 new weapons for Ubermen & Mutants, blinking lights, teamchat...

Link-Dead build 1919 released
Link-Dead

Link-Dead build 1919 released

Jan 10, 2011 Link-Dead 4 comments

Field-of-view added, new map, bots, breathing, more realistic smoke and much more!

Link-Dead build 1922 released
Link-Dead

Link-Dead build 1922 released

Jan 14, 2011 Link-Dead 1 comment

Kill an unsuspecting enemy from cover... Introducing remote detonator bomb attachment, booby trap attachment, fatal wounds and more.

Development Update Jan 21/Jan 31 2011
Link-Dead

Development Update Jan 21/Jan 31 2011

Jan 31, 2011 Link-Dead 0 comments

Update from my devlog from the past 2 weeks. I was working on new Parkour elements in the game, player color and attachment customization and new gore/melee...

Armor for both teams - done
Link-Dead

Armor for both teams - done

Feb 13, 2011 Link-Dead 3 comments

Both teams now have fully customizable body armor. Check out the cool new pixel graphics for them.

Link-Dead build 1969 released
Link-Dead

Link-Dead build 1969 released

Mar 2, 2011 Link-Dead 6 comments

After over a month a new release is here. New parkour movements, spear that can impale a dude against the wall, new nuclear plant map and much more. Read...

Build 80 released
King Arthur's Gold

Build 80 released

Jul 13, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 7 comments

There is a lot done in terms of gameplay balance in this version. Archer works a bit differently (slight tweaks to Knight & Builder). Catapult is more...

New parallax backgrounds & bizons
King Arthur's Gold

New parallax backgrounds & bizons

Jul 18, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 4 comments

King Arthur's Gold needs some more graphics polish and more siege machines don't you think? Here's a draft of the new hand drawn parallax backgrounds...

"Combat Build" 90 released
King Arthur's Gold

"Combat Build" 90 released

Jul 19, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 5 comments

King Arthur's Gold just got new fighting mechanics. Two types of sword swings and archer changes. You can also drop a block on somebody with builder...

Graphics overhaul + tutorial
King Arthur's Gold

Graphics overhaul + tutorial

Jul 31, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 6 comments

We are working hard on redrawing King Arthur's Gold with much better, more detailed and polished graphics. This also comes with new stuff like fir trees...

Backgrounds & trees done
King Arthur's Gold

Backgrounds & trees done

Aug 2, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 2 comments

New graphics upgrade release of King Arthur's Gold is going great. Backgrounds and new fir trees are done. Take a look at the images.

"Eyecandy" Build Released!
King Arthur's Gold

"Eyecandy" Build Released!

Aug 22, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

The “eyecandy” release is finally here! Although it is much more than that! New parallax backgrounds, redrawn sprites and tiles, new knight combat with...

"New HUD" Build Released!
King Arthur's Gold

"New HUD" Build Released!

Aug 26, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 6 comments

More eyecandy in King Arthur's Gold! This time we have a completely new hand-pixeled HUD. Some new gameplay features are here too: like wall hugging to...

"Human Catapult" build Released!
King Arthur's Gold

"Human Catapult" build Released!

Sep 2, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 1 comment

Latest build of King Arthur's Gold allows you to mount a catapult and let a teammate launch you! Other additions include: droppable items, kill messages...

What is King Arthur's Gold?
King Arthur's Gold

What is King Arthur's Gold?

Sep 4, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 14 comments

What King Arthur's Gold is about, what you get for free and what you'll get if you pre-order the alpha.

"New Server Browser" build released!
King Arthur's Gold

"New Server Browser" build released!

Sep 18, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 4 comments

As the game becomes more populated and more servers come the need for better server browsing arose. So now you can browse servers with ping, map size...

New patches for King Arthur's Gold
King Arthur's Gold

New patches for King Arthur's Gold

Sep 22, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 1 comment

We're releasing quick patches every day now because we’re ironing everything out before the next major builds that will bring some awesome new stuff like...

Testing workshops and coins economy
King Arthur's Gold

Testing workshops and coins economy

Oct 7, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 7 comments

A draft implementation of bombs and arrows workshop in King Arthur's Gold, as well as a coins collecting economy is ready to test.

Workshops build released!
King Arthur's Gold

Workshops build released!

Oct 25, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 11 comments

New awesome stuff added to KAG! Bomb workshops, coin economy, bomb on catapult mounting, tree climbing, shield parachute gliding, arrow workshops, healing...

Build 200 'Player Customizations' released!
King Arthur's Gold

Build 200 'Player Customizations' released!

Nov 4, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 5 comments

You can now play as a female and male in KAG and customize your character looks! Other than that we brought you: new platform bridges, better sword fights...

King Arthur's Gold build 203 released!
King Arthur's Gold

King Arthur's Gold build 203 released!

Nov 9, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 1 comment

A quick patch adding scoreboard icons, server names and fixing a bunch of bugs. Download it now!

Zombie Fortress Single-player released
King Arthur's Gold

Zombie Fortress Single-player released

Mar 2, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 12 comments

1. Build a Fort 2. Watch out for Zombies!!! These are the only instructions you need. You've been waiting for this latest KAG update for a long time...

Dev Peek: Boat and Shop Art
King Arthur's Gold

Dev Peek: Boat and Shop Art

Oct 23, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 5 comments

The full version of KAG will bring a whole new workshop concept as well as different kinds of boats to ride. Check it out!

Probably Final KAG Classic Build 569 + Insight
King Arthur's Gold

Probably Final KAG Classic Build 569 + Insight

Nov 7, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

King Arthur's Gold got some speed optimizations and more bug fixes. Also please read to get to know where we are at with the full version of the game.

King Arthur's Gold art teaser
King Arthur's Gold

King Arthur's Gold art teaser

Dec 4, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 2 comments

A teaser of new art assets including a windmill and a boat with a couple of old people + update on the latest patches.

New feature videos (crafting, farming, cutting)
King Arthur's Gold

New feature videos (crafting, farming, cutting)

Jan 4, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 5 comments

We made two videos showing some of the new features that will be available in the new King Arthur's Gold 1.0

A bit of fire and new combat moves!
King Arthur's Gold

A bit of fire and new combat moves!

Feb 8, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

King Arhur's Gold video about the new beta version combat moves and class items + some fire teasers.

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Released Nov 10, 2010
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