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The time has come! Multiplayer is here, along with new lifeblocks, including crab, tarantula, turtle and octopus parts.

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The time has come. The moment you have all been waiting for. A moment that will change CHKN gameplay…FOREVER.

BEHOOOLLLLLD…MULTIPLAYER HAS ARRIVED.



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Oh, hey guys. What’s up?

Multiplayer has arrived as part of the v0.0.5 free demo download! Now you can create, fight, and play with your friends. This is a significantly larger patch so here are some detailed notes on the patch as well as how to set up multiplayer:

CHKN v0.0.5 Alpha Release Notes


Initial implementation of multiplayer:

  • Experience creative mode together!
  • Currently supports up to 8 players over the Internet or LAN.

Building improvements:

  • Fixed eye orientation
  • Better neck orientation
  • Soft and rigid bodies (Voxels)
  • Blocks no longer move when building
  • Eyes and mouths preview bones.

Improved AI:

  • Creatures are slightly less grumpy and scared
  • Creatures now are now more expressive with their facial expressions
  • Creatures are better at eating food and biting players

New Creatures:

  • Spider
  • Crab
  • Turtle
  • Additional octopus pieces
  • Dinosaur spike
  • Fixed giraffe eye
  • New snake skin texture

Improved UI:

  • Items are now grouped in a life block or item category for creative mode
  • Unlimited amount from the menu in creative mode.

Lifeblocks

All the new lifeblocks!


MULTIPLAYER NOTES


Multiplayer is super fun, but can be complicated for some people to set up. Don't worry. We got you. Check out our blog post on how to open ports and host a server, here.

In multiplayer you can:

  • Create together and hang out with your newly made creation.
  • Create creatures by yourselves and play fetch.
  • Have creature fights between you and your friends.
  • You can even punch each other!
  • Much, much more!

Watch the developers play multiplayer together here!


Thank you guys for your continued appreciation and enthusiasm! We couldn't have done this without you.


Windows 64

CHKN Demo - WIN64 v0.0.5


Windows 32

CHKN Demo - WIN32 v0.0.5


Mac OS X

CHKN Demo - Mac OS X v0.0.5


Linux

CHKN Demo - Linux v0.0.5


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