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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 Build 548 - Classic ~Final
King Arthur's Gold

Build 548 - Classic ~Final

Oct 18, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

Classic has recieved a large update, more news coming about the full scripting build as we have time to collate it.

"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...

"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...

"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...

"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...

"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...

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.

Adventures, Overworlds and the "Full version"
King Arthur's Gold

Adventures, Overworlds and the "Full version"

Oct 19, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 15 comments

Some rather large gameplay specific thoughts. Pretty long, worth the read if you like insight.

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.

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.

Bringing it All Together (Slowly)
King Arthur's Gold

Bringing it All Together (Slowly)

Sep 28, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 9 comments

Siege engine preview shots and information regarding development in the last two weeks - lighting updates and network syncing of script variables.

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...

Build 265
King Arthur's Gold

Build 265

Jan 7, 2012 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

More fixes, updated networking code, workshop updates and more!

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...

Capture the Flag mode in KAG beta
King Arthur's Gold

Capture the Flag mode in KAG beta

Sep 21, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 2 comments

King Arthur's Gold has now a new awesome gamemode "Capture the Flag".

Chicken and tutorials in King Arthurs Gold!
King Arthur's Gold

Chicken and tutorials in King Arthurs Gold!

Oct 11, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 2 comments

King Arthur's Gold has new tutorials teaching you the basics of the game. You can target practice on chicken. But you can also farm them and glide while...

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!

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...

Features Coming!
King Arthur's Gold

Features Coming!

Sep 23, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 26 comments

A picture and some words outlining changes almost certain to make it into KAG in the next few months.

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...

IndieDB Indie of the Year awards! Vote for KAG!
King Arthur's Gold

IndieDB Indie of the Year awards! Vote for KAG!

Dec 2, 2011 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

KAG needs your votes to win indie of the year 2011! Lend us 30 seconds of your time, click the button, get karma!

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.

King Arthur's Gold Beta Released!
King Arthur's Gold

King Arthur's Gold Beta Released!

Aug 12, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 3 comments

Beta released wiith all new graphics and gameplay including water, fire, boats, drivable siege engines & scripting support. This 2D class-based multiplayer...

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!

King Arthur's Gold featured on IndieGameStand
King Arthur's Gold

King Arthur's Gold featured on IndieGameStand

Jul 23, 2013 King Arthur's Gold 0 comments

From July 23 - 26, pay what you want for 'King Arthur's Gold' with beat-the-average bonuses. 10% of all sales will go to the Fundacja Grey Animals foundation...

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.

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...

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 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...

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