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Cowed is a multiplayer 2D fantasy roleplaying game built on the BYOND platform. Set in the medieval time, the player takes role of any of the several provided professions and jobs, ranging from a king of the kingdom of Bovinia to a mere peasant with amusing skills in the kingdom. The main objective of the game depends upon the chosen role, which could be one of many, such as running the kingdom as a king, protecting the king as his royal guard, protect the peasants of the kingdom as a guard, causing chaos to take over the kingdom using evil magical powers as the necromancer, serve your evil leader to take over a world, making a business and operating it, building a boat and exploring the vast world or one of the different other roles you could be. To achieve these objectives, your character must survive, by not letting your character starve to death, getting killed by any wild animals or any mystical monsters!

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Installers Tutorial

Step one: Register on BYOND, visit this website:

The page you will normally see is this:
BYOND homepage
Clicking on the "register" command top left, will take you to this page:

BYOND Registration page Fill up the above spaces and create your account.

Step Two: After you have registered, it is time to download BYOND, done by going to this link:

Download page
Download the client suitable for your platform, and download it.

Step Three: Run the installer, agree to the terms and install the client.

Step Four: Run the installed client, usually looking like this:

Log-in client

Insert your information used to register in Step One and click on Login.

Step Five: Click on the tab "File -> Open Location":

Open location

And insert the BYOND IP: and click on "Ok".

Joining game

Alternative to Step Five: Just click on this

Enjoy the game! :)

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A newly made installation file to allow easier access to the game. This will allow you to run the game without having to download the BYOND platform...

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Latest tweets from @coweddev

Scheduled release on the 15th. Cowed v8.7 will have some fancy updates :D

Feb 13 2013

Cowed v8.6 has been released! Woohoo?

Feb 9 2013

Cowed v8.6 will be released soon, fixing several bugs, changing some stuff related to cannons, the spells tab and also a new combat system!

Feb 8 2013

Just created this twitter account, hopefully it will be used to keep Cowed players up to date.

Feb 7 2013

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