Well, the best way I have to describe the game is "Super Meat Boy meets Portal" aka "Reach the chamber exit fast and without dying".

Sounds easy, uh? It is! Except for traps, lasers, lava waterfalls and the ever spinning saws. Levels are designed to kill you (and they will, often) and you'll find that the only way to reach the exit door is to exploit the level itself with a sequence of running, jumping, wall grinding and wall jumps.

If you:

  • like fast action games
  • are not afraid to mercilessly die, die, die before completing a level
  • are a masochistic hardcore gamer
  • like to battle to reach the best leaderboard positions
  • know what a ragequit is

then, this game is for you :D

Gearscape will be available on many platforms, including:

  • Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers (keyboard or gamepad)
  • iOS and Android tablets (touch controls)
  • OUYA game console (gamepad)
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Of Guards and Thieves - Update 76.0 Karts, Training mode, Shooting Range map, New Gadgets, Free weekend and more.

Hi guys,
Of Guards and Thieves update 76.0 is now available.
Also OGAT is part of the Steam Summer Sales with a -40% discount and Freeweek end event until Monday June 27.

FREE WEEK END During the FREE WEEKEND every Demo/Free players the opportunity to try all the premium features during the weekend.
You'll be able to use all the maps, classes, gamemodes and map editor, enjoy ;-)

* Free Week End event will last until Monday June 27!

Here's all the changes in this update:

  • Kart veichle now available in Racing gamemode
  • Kart skins (x14)
  • New Shooting Range Map
  • In-Game Tutorial message system (available in Shooting Range map)
  • New Training gamemode (Sandbox based with Standard Classes)
  • New Cobra Gadget - Glue Bottle
  • New Shadow Gadget - Caltrop
  • New Guardian Gadget - Wooden Baton
  • New Scout Gadget - Light Baton

Training mode and Shooting Range map are available both for Early Access and Free users.

  • New Main Menu interface
  • New tooltips graphics
  • Flashligh now turns ON/OFF with "right mouse button" in all the gamemodes
  • Item pick up is now managed with the "E" button.
  • ZR team autobalance fix
  • Improved Grenades networking

Weapon/Gadgets/classes changes

  • Medic Syringe attack speed (0.3 to 0.35)
  • Knife attack speed (0.2 to 0.3)
  • Plastic knife attack speed (0.2 to 0.3)
  • (Scout) "Glue Grenade" to "Fluorescent Glue Grenade"
  • "Fluorescent Glue Grenade" Slowdown 0.3 to 0.5
  • Crowbar damage (40 to 48)
  • Crowbar attack delay: 0.35 to 0.45
  • New Weapon: Automatic Crossbow (training only)
  • New Weapon: Snipe Crossbow (training only)
  • New Weapon: Syringe Pistol (training only)
  • Zombie Fat HP: 90 to 110
  • Zombie Tank HP: 120 to 140
  • Juggernaut HP (85 to 84)
  • AZ47 weight slow down value (0.5 to 0.6)
  • AZ47 Reload speed (2.0 to 2.4)

UPDATE 76.0 Details
KARTS New Kart veichle is now available in Racing gamemode.

Kart Skins (x14)

NEW MAP: Shooting Range
Now available for Training game mode, Shooting Range map offers a new Sandabox Training experience,
with Targets, different training areas, and weapons/gadgets storage.

available both for Early Access and Free users.

Shooting Range map details

Shooting Range map overview

NEW MODE: Training
Training mode is available both for Single player and Multiplayer experience.
This mode is based on Sandbox and use the new Inventory System with interactive objects, day/night cycle and more.
available both for Early Access and Free users.

Dummy/Target for Shooting Range gamemode.
Used in Shooting Range Map, two type of target with different mechanics.
- Static/Indestructible Target (left) give the caused damage as text, useful for studying weapons and gadget mechanics.
- Destructible Target/Baloon (right) can be destroyed with a single hit, useful to create time trial and challenges.

In-Game Tutorial message system (available in Shooting Range map)
Used to explain game mechanics to new players in training mode.

New Cobra Gadget - Glue Bottle

Glue Bottle works like Scout Glue Grenade but have a little slow down power and is not visible in dark areas.

- Slow down Power: 0.4
- Duration: 11 seconds
- Weight: 0.8
- Weight Speed reduction: 0.1
-Inventory setup: x3 Glue Bottle available for Cobra
- *Not visible in dark areas

New Shadow Gadget - Caltrop

Caltrop cause slow down and damage when you step on.

- Hit Damage: 15
- Area Damage x second: 6
- Slow down Power: 0.3
- Duration: 13 seconds
- Weight: 0.6
- Wieght Speed reduction: 0.1
-Inventory setup: x3 Caltrop available for Shadow
- *Not visible in dark areas

New Guardian Gadget - Wooden Baton

Melee weapon for Guardian class.
- Weight: 1.5
- Speed Weight: 0.1
- Damage: 40
- Range: 1.7
- Attack delay: 0.40

New Scout Gadget - Light Baton

Melee weapon for Scout class.
- Weight: 1.2
- Speed Weight: 0.1
- Damage: 34
- Range: 1.7
- Attack delay: 0.35

New Buttons and Training mode available as Single Player mode.

For any bug report, feedback or suggestion use the Steam Forum.
That's all for now!

FREE WEEK END and Map Browser preview!

FREE WEEK END and Map Browser preview!


OGAT is 3 years old! Free Premium weekend for everybody. Check it out the latest new about the incoming in-game Map Browser system.

GEARSCAPE on Steam Greenlight!

GEARSCAPE on Steam Greenlight!

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Gearscape is now available on Steam Greenlight. Faces 5 unique type of environment with more than 100 unique rooms full of traps, bombs, rotating saws...

GEARSCAPE v0.5 available to all testers

GEARSCAPE v0.5 available to all testers


We still have some closed beta slots for you (for free!). Here's what's changed in version 0.5.

Gearscape v0.4 - Levels redesign and Ghost players

Gearscape v0.4 - Levels redesign and Ghost players


Dark chambers redesign, ghost players in Training and lot's of other improvements :)

DanieleGiardini - - 26 comments

I tried Gearscape, and though I was a pain-in-the-*** betatester, I have to say it's an awesome game, with a lot of verve :)

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Selyp - - 94 comments

Game is looking pretty good so far! Made a quick look/review video here - Youtube.com

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Selyp - - 94 comments

To add to this here is a quick Pros and Cons of what I liked

- Really love the art style. It feels really crisp and fits great with the game.
- The physics are spot on
- It feels very satisfying to master a level
- Music is awesome!
- Leaderboards and Global Stats are a nice touch
- Each level feels unique and takes a different skill to master, lots of new things introduced at a great pace (Great accomplishment in a game based on having lots of levels)
- Good pacing with the learning curve and training levels

- For long term play, there aren't very many levels (Obviously more of coming)
- The data disks seem to do nothing (If they do something, it is not apparent)
- The timer should count hundredths of seconds since the final time is counted this way. For example the in-game timer reads 3.5, but my final time is 3.57 - they should be in the same format.

Other than that it's hard to complain about anything - the game seems very polished for a beta, and I haven't found encountered any bugs. Looking forward to seeing how the game develops!

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mrKaizen - - 175 comments

I love this ;)

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ElectroMite - - 80 comments

Anything with gears, I'm in. This does looks interesting.

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joneau - - 160 comments

darn looks interesting, i want to play this :D

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