KarBOOM is a fast-paced local multiplayer car-combat game for Windows, Linux and Mac. Knock other players out the ring, chase the flag, play kar football, and bet on how long you can survive with everyone hunting you! Play in teams or every kar for itself!

Image RSS Feed Latest Screens
KarBOOM multi-teams KarBOOM multi-teams KarBOOM multi-teams
Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: KarBOOM now under $5

1 comment by JibbSmart on Dec 15th, 2014

A cheaper KarBOOM

KarBOOM is more than a year old (four, if you count its various alphas in another engine), which isn't exactly ancient in the Indie scene, but the dust has well and truly settled after its launch in October 2013 and the 12-player update last July.

For those of you who've been interested in KarBOOM, but not enough to spend $10 on a local multiplayer only game, this is what you've been waiting for!

You can also buy KarBOOM straight through KarBOOM's website!

If you're wondering about KarBOOM's future, it's likely a relatively uneventful one. Being employed has kept me busy, and has been hugely rewarding as I grow as a software developer. The little free time I have now for game development is being put into other projects.

Should any of them see the light of day, I'll be sure to put them on IndieDB, which has been amazing for KarBOOM. And as always, Twitter's a good place to find me, and though I don't tweet often, when I do, it's usually about what I'm working on.

Media RSS Feed Latest Video
Downloads RSS Feed Latest Downloads
KarBOOM Demo 7 - WINDOWS

KarBOOM Demo 7 - WINDOWS

Oct 24, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Training mode, smarter bots, overtime, quick-toggle bots, slicker UI, and more tweaks to put the demo on par with the full version, coming out this Tuesday...

KarBOOM Demo 7 - MAC

KarBOOM Demo 7 - MAC

Oct 24, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Training mode, smarter bots, overtime, quick-toggle bots, slicker UI, and more tweaks to put the demo on par with the full version, coming out this Tuesday...

KarBOOM Demo 7 - LINUX

KarBOOM Demo 7 - LINUX

Oct 24, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Training mode, smarter bots, overtime, quick-toggle bots, slicker UI, and more tweaks to put the demo on par with the full version, coming out this Tuesday...

KarBOOM Demo 6 - WINDOWS

KarBOOM Demo 6 - WINDOWS

Oct 11, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Boost meter, improved AI, and a bunch of tweaks as KarBOOM nears its October 29 release.

KarBOOM Demo 6 - MAC

KarBOOM Demo 6 - MAC

Oct 11, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Boost meter, improved AI, and a bunch of tweaks as KarBOOM nears its October 29 release.

KarBOOM Demo 6 - LINUX

KarBOOM Demo 6 - LINUX

Oct 11, 2013 Demo 0 comments

Boost meter, improved AI, and a bunch of tweaks as KarBOOM nears its October 29 release.

Post comment Comments  (50 - 60 of 86)
CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan Mar 10 2012, 9:58pm says:

Man it don't work it says DirectX error: RTARGET

+1 vote     reply to comment
JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart Mar 11 2012, 9:56am replied:

Hmm... are your drivers up to date? What are your system specs?

+1 vote   reply to comment
HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL Mar 11 2012, 10:41am replied:

should i install directx 11 for this ?

+1 vote     reply to comment
JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart Mar 11 2012, 4:41pm replied:

It only needs DirectX 9. Which version is giving you trouble? If you don't mind, could you please try KarBOOM 0.2.4 and tell me if that gives you any trouble? It might help me narrow it down and get rid of the problem.

+1 vote   reply to comment
HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL Mar 11 2012, 11:33pm replied:

It works but still give a little error like "msvcr100.dll is either not designed to run on Windows or it contains error.Try installing the program again".or something like that.

+1 vote     reply to comment
CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan Mar 11 2012, 11:57pm replied:

About that it says "msvcr100.dll" and then the game starts with half of the screen cut off(For 0.2.4)

+1 vote     reply to comment
CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan Mar 11 2012, 11:44pm replied:

Hmm... which one for Windows 7

Download DirectX 11 Software Development Kit

Download DirectX 11 End-User Runtimes

Download DirectX 11 Web Installer

+1 vote     reply to comment
JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart Mar 11 2012, 11:59pm replied:

@CecilFF4fan: End-User Runtimes are what you'd normally want, but I don't think that's the issue -- what brand is your graphics card (nVidia? AMD/ATI? Intel?)?

@HUNTERLOL: Thanks for the info. I'll try to change things for the next version so that it's more like the old version in terms of some rendering techniques.

+1 vote   reply to comment
HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL Mar 12 2012, 1:24am replied:

can it go into full screen mode?

+1 vote     reply to comment
JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart Mar 12 2012, 1:29am replied:

0.2.4 cannot, but newer versions can (when they work) :) I'm going to try and change some of the behind-the-scenes stuff to be more like 0.2.4 without losing any features from 0.3+.

+1 vote   reply to comment
soad667
soad667 Dec 12 2011, 5:52pm says:

Just tried it, thanks to the top100 list. Always loved those games with tiny cars and top view. Even at this early state, feels great. The only thing that felt wrong to me was that the cars take too much time to turn, like they're in mud or something. Do you have plans to make the turning faster? I think it would make the game more fun, at least for me. :P

Keep it up, great... little game so far. ;)

+2 votes     reply to comment
soad667
soad667 Dec 12 2011, 6:09pm replied:

Ah nevermind, i'm stupid. I had stuff running in the background and probably this was the reason the turning felt so wrong to me. Bad timing. Just played again and it was ten times better.

+2 votes     reply to comment
JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart Dec 13 2011, 12:02am replied:

I'm glad you like it :) In case you haven't tried it yet -- use the handbrake as you turn if you want to tighten your turning circle more. I've replied to your other comment below.

+1 vote   reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Icon
KarBOOM
Platforms
Windows, Mac, Linux, Web
Developed By
JibbSmart
Engine
Unity
Contact
Send Message
Official Page
Karboom.net
Release Date
Released Oct 29, 2013
Game Watch
Track this game
Share
Community Rating

Average

8.8

40 votes submitted.

You Say

-

Ratings closed.

Style
Genre
Car Combat
Theme
Sport
Players
Single & Multiplayer
Project
Indie
Boxshot
Boxshot
Twitter

Latest tweets from

It can take up to a few hours for tweets to begin appearing.

Embed Buttons

Promote KarBOOM on your homepage or blog by selecting a button and using the embed code provided (more).

KarBOOM KarBOOM
KarBOOM
Statistics
Rank
1,810 of 26,265
Last Update
5 days ago
Watchers
184 members
Files
26
News
25
Reviews
12