Cross of the Dutchman is an action adventure game based on the true story of the folk legend 'Pier Gerlofs Donia'. The story takes place in medieval Western Europe, in the province of Frisia, near the turn of the 16th century. Though Pier and his family lived in peace, the world around them was changing for the worse. Saxxon legions were invading nearby villages, making the lives of the native people next to impossible. On one faithful day, Pier got involved with the Saxxon oppressors, escalating the situation for the worse. The events portrayed in this great adventure caused Pier to gather a band of farmers and form a front against the oppressors. The acts that followed made Pier into the legend he is known for, the Cross of the Dutchman.

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- Completely unique historically accurate environments.
- A rich and compelling storyline with incredible characters.
- An aesthetically unique art style.
- Action, Adventure and Strategy gameplay elements.
- Incredibly satisfying battle mechanics, emphasizing a feeling of power and strength.
- Large, outdoor battlefields with hundreds of opponents and allies.
- Detailed hand-drawn cutscenes.
- A unique soundtrack.



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0 comments by BulldogNL on Jun 30th, 2015

Last Friday (June 26, 2015) we announced the Greenlight campaign of Cross of the Dutchman on Steam. We launched the campaign with a press release, interviews with regional television, social media and with the support of Steam groups/communities!

Within less than 24 hours we entered the top 100 and we became trending on the Steam Greenlight ranking list! When we got back to the office on Monday we were close to become a top 10 Greenlight title and when we left the office on Monday we were trending at spot number 8! Later that night we received an e-mail from Valve stating that we were been Greenlit!

Starting from today we will convert all the files to Steam and work on a few more features (achievements, controller support etc.).

We are planning to release Cross of the Dutchman in the first week of September 2015, so stay tuned! To keep up to date with our progress make sure to follow us on our social media channels:

Social Media & Web
Official website: Crossofthedutchman.com
Wikipedia of Pier the Great: En.wikipedia.org
Twitter: Twitter.com
Facebook: Facebook.com
YouTube: Youtube

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BulldogNL Creator
BulldogNL Jun 30 2015, 5:03am says:

We updated the IndieDB page. We just got Greenlit, so stay tuned for Cross of the Dutchman! Make sure to follow us on our social media channels!

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MarcusFenix
MarcusFenix Oct 15 2012, 2:16pm says:

Fryslân Boppe! Mei Grutte Pier. Haha, geweldig dit!

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MadJac
MadJac Oct 3 2012, 2:10am says:

This game looks pretty badass. Looking forward to playing it!

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abbalo
abbalo Jul 5 2012, 5:22pm says:

i've got some info on grutte pier:
Large Pier, Pier Gerlofs Donia (Grutte Pier, in the spelling for Fries: 1980 Greate Pier), (Kimswerd, ca. 1480-Sneek, 28 October 1520) was a Frisian warlord, freedom fighter and folk hero. Pier enjoys the reputation of a legendary Warrior and an important historical figure in the history of Friesland and is therefore listed in the Canon of Friesland. In various sources be him a huge stature and attributed a superhuman strength. Pier and his nephew Wijerd Jelckama were the commanders of the rebel army the Arumer Black Heap (Gelderse Friezen) at the Second siege of Medemblik in 1517.

PS this was trasnlated by vertalen.nu so it will propably have lots of imperfections.

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abbalo
abbalo May 26 2012, 4:15am says:

yes, i did

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abbalo
abbalo May 24 2012, 3:33pm says:

what happends if peaple have donated money but you wil nog get the €50000 euros in time?

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Timen Creator
Timen May 25 2012, 5:00am replied:

We won't get the money cq the money will not be transferred from the backers credits cards. The game will still be made, but we'll have to find another way to fund these awesome features. Did you already back us?

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abbalo
abbalo May 24 2012, 2:59am says:

can't wait to play it... this gamegives dutch peaple another side people havn't seen a lot. we mostly are seen as nerdy and boring or in case you are in the netherlands for the hookers of amsterdam you see us as a gross little country!
WE AIN'T!!!
no just kidding you guys are alright.
and by the way, we do are the most fit country of europe and certainly more fit than amarica (sorry but a lot of amaricans have overweight).
but great trailer and such!

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STOKK-E
STOKK-E Jun 30 2012, 6:14am replied:

You forgot that the dutch alredy made a great game trilogy it's name is killzone.

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