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Basingstoke gets a discount and big update

basingstoke gets a discount and big update for linux mac windows

Basingstoke announces the first big update across Linux, Mac and Windows called the Vicars Update. Which also goes along with the Steam Summer Sale where for but a fleeting moment you may purchase Basingstoke with a 34% discount!

Basingstoke released on April 27th 2018 for 64-bit systems running Linux, Mac and Windows. Available on Steamitch.ioGOG and Humble Store.

So now Puppy games have a big update with a host of new features.

What is in this big update:

  • New Environments
    Find refuge in the Church, discover the secrets of the Catacombs, and escape from the Cemetery.
  • New Player Class and Special Items
    Reach the Church and unlock the new Vicar class, and get access to unique items and crafting recipes such as The Holy Waterpistol and the The Holy Hand Grenade.
  • New ‘Horde’ Game Mode
    Horde Mode is a completely separate new game mode with local and online global leaderboards.

Basingstoke Release Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows)

So pick a character with a specific loadout and choose a map. While you see how long you can survive against ever-hungrier incursions of Basingtoke‘s finest citizens. Also do note, ammo respawns.

Gameplay is a tense roguelike that mixes stealth and arcade action. Explore the smouldering ruins of apocalyptic Basingstoke, UK. A world of extreme peril where reanimated undead and ferocious alien monsters also roam.

Your primary goal is to escape Basingstoke alive. Since this is what any normal person would want to do. Using a careful balance of stealth, distraction, backstabbing, running away, and as a last resort, extreme violence.

Basingstoke is also renowned for its fine blend of procedurally generated and handcrafted levels. With hordes of vicious monsters and leftover kebabs.

Puppy games are cntinually updating Basingstoke with bug fixes, tweaks and new content. Which also comes with more environments, character unlocks, items, recipes and monsters. As well as game modes planned and all for free. Since there is a new update every night in the “alpha” channel. Which then gets promoted to “beta” every two weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

Steam Discount

Basingstoke is available now on Steam for Linux, Mac and Windows. This of course means a 34% until July 5th.

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