Max: The Curse of Brotherhood dev launches ‘Open Development’ for next project

Choose between Project: Dwarka, Karoo, and Knoxville.

Press Play Concepts

Press Play, developer of Max: The Curse of Brotherhood and the more recent Kalimba, is opening up its studio to the fans for development on its next project, which will be chosen based on feedback provided by the community.

The studio is putting forth three concepts. The most popular concept, as decided by the community, will go into development.

The concepts are:

Project: Dwarka (Official Page)

An action-packed first-person co-op game, set in a dark fantasy world. Team up with a group of friends to become a band of legendary dwarven treasure hunters, and explore a procedurally generated underworld filled with gold and monstrosities.

Watch the gameplay prototype below.

Project: Karoo (Official Page)

A physics based multiplayer construction game set in an open world. Build complex machines out of simple blocks—you can build any type of vehicle you can think of, and use it to go on adventures.

Watch the gameplay prototype below.

Project: Knoxville (Official Page)

A 3rd person multiplayer action-survival game in which players must both work together and against each other. It goes further than any game when it comes to dynamic relationships and spectator interaction, and makes you wonder: “How far will you go to survive?”

Watch the gameplay prototype below.

Beyond this initial feedback, the community will get a chance to engage with Press Play throughout the chosen project’s development. The studio plans to share early builds of the game, as well as have members of the community join meetings and project reviews via Skype. This is in addition to regular forum activity, videos, and blog updates.

Watch Press Play’s “Open Development” overview trailer below.

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