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!

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KarBOOM now under $5

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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.

KarBOOM 1.1: More players, more skins, more teams, better bots

KarBOOM 1.1: More players, more skins, more teams, better bots

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...along with a bunch of bug fixes and more difficulty settings.

50% off KarBOOM until Christmas Day ends - Last Minute Panic Sale

50% off KarBOOM until Christmas Day ends - Last Minute Panic Sale

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50% off sale, plus a quick look at what's new in the upcoming update.

Finally released: Get KarBOOM for Windows, Mac & Linux

Finally released: Get KarBOOM for Windows, Mac & Linux

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KarBOOM is out now for $10 on Windows, Mac & Linux! Find out where you can get it, what's in it, and how you can play the demo!

Final demo out, full release on Tuesday

Final demo out, full release on Tuesday

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Tie-breakers, slicker UI, smarter bots, training mode and better physics in the new demo ready for KarBOOM's Tuesday, October 29 release!

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KarBOOM Demo 7 - WINDOWS

KarBOOM Demo 7 - WINDOWS

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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

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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

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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

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

KarBOOM Demo 6 - MAC

KarBOOM Demo 6 - MAC

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

KarBOOM Demo 6 - LINUX

KarBOOM Demo 6 - LINUX

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

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CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan

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

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JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart

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

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HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL

should i install directx 11 for this ?

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JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart

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.

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HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL

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.

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CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan

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

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CecilFF4fan
CecilFF4fan

Hmm... which one for Windows 7

Download DirectX 11 Software Development Kit

Download DirectX 11 End-User Runtimes

Download DirectX 11 Web Installer

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JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart

@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.

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HUNTERLOL
HUNTERLOL

can it go into full screen mode?

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JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart

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+.

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soad667
soad667

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. ;)

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soad667
soad667

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.

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JibbSmart Creator
JibbSmart

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.

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