The goal of the game is to build castles and watch your enemies crumble.
- Play as a Knight, Archer or Builder
- 64+ people real-time Multiplayer
- Mine resources and construct Siege Machines
- Zombie Fortress single and multiplayer - fight for your life and survive as long as possible!
- Full CTF mode with advanced workshops and gameplay elements
- Fully collapsible 2D Physics

KAG was coded and designed by Michal 'MM' Marcinkowski creator of the online 2D action classic Soldat. Co-designing and painting all the pixel graphics is Max 'Geti' Cahill from 1bardesign.com games. Additional development by Tom 'Shadlington' Robinson and Ryan 'FliesLikeABrick Rawdon. Music is being composed by David Pencil composer of Penny Arcade. It was started in 2011 after being inspired by Soldat, Minecraft, King Arthur's World for the SNES and Ace Of Spades.

The game is currently in alpha testing stage. Follow the development at:
Blog: Devlog.kag2d.com
Forums: Forum.kag2d.com
Wiki: Wiki.kag2d.com

View a picture TUTORIAL of the game to learn the basic.

On Mac OSX run the game through WineBottler.




Press reviews:
DIYGamer
Kotaku
RockPaperShotgun
PCGamer

Player quotes:
What players say about King Arthur's Gold.

"I love the exploding pixel-bodies!"
Bene

"This game if fu**ing awesome, fun and addictive"
Léo Razbinski

"Best free game since Soldat !"
FGG02

"it's everything I've ever wanted Minecraft to be"
keymax

"A mix of Minecraft, Terraria and Dwarf Fortress, and it's free!"
Jase Robinson

"Most addicting thing on the net!"
KoEDeath123

"I am your father"
Darth Vader


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Quite a few things, all of them somewhat minor but definitely worth mentioning:

  • Added 3 new heads
    Diving helmet, Horse head, Alchemist head
  • KAGGen generator functionality has been expanded with configurable caves and (simple) ruins.
  • Sandbox mode has been re-added due to popular demand.
  • (hopefully) Fixed the annoying buzzing sound on Mac and Linux
  • Fixed WASD equivalents not working on AZERTY etc keyboards (should now listen for keybinds not the actual key)
  • Fixed the flagbase not being tagged invincible - may have been causing it to die.
  • (Re)Added the player light radius and config vars for it.
  • Rebalanced coin costs.
  • Made the warboat lightly more resilient
  • Kegs are no longer able to be killed by teammates - no more accidental detonation by a teammate trying to slash the guys ahead of you! The explosion is still indiscriminate though.
  • Improved chicken farming - can buy eggs from quarters/inn and can farm them in a smaller radius than before
  • A few crash bugs fixed

Full changelog:[modified] JTG Map changes:

- boulder lake map has fewer boulders
- removed bison from newgetisburgmines map
[modified] rearranged ctf mapcycle a little
[fixed] crash on null pointer in blobplacement script
[modified] kaggen has caves and ruins
[fixed] flagbase is not tagged invincible (may be causing it to die by other means)
[fixed] kaggen generates trees overlapping ruins
[modified] updated fellere valley map
[fixed] a few missing default variables in gamemode.cfg - caused crash on omission
[modified] sandbox map is kaggen
[added] player light radius (set in gamemode.cfg as player_light_radius) returned - default 32, limit 255
[fixed] sound glitch on OSX when jumping
[added] fire extinguish sound
[added] player_light_intensity to gamemode.cfg - range 0 to 255 , default 128
[added] kaggen ruins can have wood in them
[added] sandbox again
[fixed] wierd line through the sky in fast graphics mode
[modified] keg gets a team when picked up -> no more keg slashed off your back by friendly knights
[modified] coins for building wood blocks decreased to 1
[modified] coins for building stone blocks and structures increased to 4
[fixed] moving spectator camera uses keybinds for move left right up down instead of hardcoded WASD
[modified] floating islands now "allowed" at map design time
[added] sandbox uses default png loader
[modified] warboat has +50% hp
[added] 3 new heads - horse head, diving helmet, alchemist head
[added] JTF_FirstBadlands map
[added] undercooked egg to quarters for 30c
[modified] chicken breeding parameters a little

Enjoy the build!Max/Geti

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muckguppy
muckguppy

Strange I'm not seeing anyone mention that this looks so damn similar to a certain Super Nes game I grew up playing. I mean, not one person? not even the developer.

Some recognition would be nice!

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gorka86
gorka86

the developer make that mention in the pdf bonus from IndieGame Stand release.

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nathanlo9
nathanlo9

I thought the same thing to. This game looks a LOT like King Arthur's World for SNES.

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Ruvon
Ruvon

Same problem here, I can play solo but I can't play on multiplayer servers, it says that I don't have the good version of the game :/

but the game doesn't ask for the key at any moment, did I do something wrong ?

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Bj888
Bj888

any news? I cant launch the game..

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Nneu
Nneu

same, unable to run game because key not found.

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mike1622
mike1622

Yep just got the error.

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nathanlo9
nathanlo9

Same for me. Another of my games, Oniken, is throwing a similar error.

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3bb3
3bb3

Yeah same here, the launcher give me some error... [38.100]

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cmgran6
cmgran6

The demo wont work, it hashes the files then asks me to restart it but then it just does the same thing again?

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BrandeX
BrandeX

I bought this on indie game stand, but the Desura key doesn't work.

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Brian_Farnet
Brian_Farnet

Same here. Error [38,100], Failed to find CD key

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Nathos
Nathos

I'm getting the same error. It activated ok on Desura, installed it and then that error show up when trying to launch the game. :/

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Nathos
Nathos

More info here: Indiegamestand.com

Apparently these keys don't generate the premium/online key to register on KAG site since we get them from IndieGameStand, but Desura still try to get a key while launching it.

Guess we need to wait for a fix and play the drm free version for now.

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Bj888
Bj888

still waiting for fix :(

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verticalrockrat
verticalrockrat

I am getting the same error, have uninstalled and reinstalled, no go

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derbohne
derbohne

same here :(

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Jalister
Jalister

My Indie Game Stand key worked.

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_Motoki_
_Motoki_

The key itself works but when you download and try to run the game it gives an error message.

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This is just a damn nice multiplayer game!
Of course a lot can still be added, but at the moment it is just great.

Keep adding stuff, and people will continue to play, because of the possibilities, team work and nice game play.

Jul 14 2011 by PhillipPhoenix

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