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Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe
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Genre: Action, Sports, Arcade
Platforms: PC, Mac, Linux
Players: Single-player
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Feb 28, 2013 @ 11:38pm
Dec 10, 2013 @ 10:41am

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Description
Release date: Dec 6, 2013
The indie game developer Agharta Studio - a small 4 people team - is proud to announce the submission of Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe to Steam Greenlight!

Story

After "accidentally" jumping your spaceship through a wormhole, you’ve crash landed onto this forsaken desert planet a billion kilometers from home. The only thing between you and the horizon is the seemingly endless dunes of sand, save for one strange, huge building. Inside, it appears to be an interstellar Casino where everyone plays air hockey for a living.

You’ll have to fight hard to grind down all your opponents until they are utterly defeated to earn the critical parts needed to repair your ship. Once you’ve obtained all the spaceship pieces you’ll have to defeat the owner of this insane Casino so you can go home.

• A totally unique world populated by colorful characters in this atmospheric Space Western!
• Face 16 opponents in frantic and spectacular air hockey matches!
• Relax and take your chances at the prize machine!
• Hundreds of hours of addictive gameplay!

Backstory

Shufflepuck Cantina Deluxe is the first desktop game developed by indie game developer Agharta Studio, a small 4 people team. It was developed as an homage to the critically acclaimed Shufflepuck Café released in 1989 by Christopher Gross, Gene Portwood, and Lauren Elliott. Strangely there hasn’t been a worthy successor for 25 years, so we decided to make one. This game is actually endorsed by Christopher Gross himself!

Features list

Gameplay
• Obliterate 16 fully animated opponents!
• Battle in six different tournaments!
• Fight your way to the top and defeat the mysterious "Director"!
• Collect all the junk, er… spaceship parts to finish the game!
• 500 unique Missions to keep you entertained (Beats playing Minesweeper!)
• 200 Experience Levels with unique Perks!
• 300 Characters Bios to unlock! (For the obsessive-compulsives!)
• Possess your opponents to learn their special strikes!
• Grind for Credz to unlock new floors and earn tons of equipment!
• 150 Mini-Quests! (Learn more about your opponents’ back-stories!)
• 70 Steam Achievements! (Bragging rights amongst your hipster friends!)

Technology
• Seven gorgeous 3D environments! (Eye candy is important guys!)
• Incredible and awesome homemade 3D engine! (Insert your own superlatives here!)
• No loading times!!! Ultra optimized performances!
• Deferred shading! (To appeal to the hardcore nerds!)
• Dynamic light system! (Lights can move and stuff...)
• Complex shaders using normal maps, specular maps, self-illum maps, etc...
• Real-time full screen post effects, blur, depth of field, etc...
• English, French, German, Italian and Spanish languages! (more to come if you stay classy in the comment section)
• Steam Leaderboard compatibility!
• Modeled, textured, rigged, and animated with Blender (We are an indie, after all...)

Current game state
• PC / Mac / Linux version should be finished by the end of Summer 2013.

Future plans
• Online Cross-Platform Multiplayer with tournament!
• Steam Cloud support!
• More floors with more opponents, if the game is successful!
249 Comments
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Slayer Mark Jan 20 @ 1:51am 
I really like this Air Hockey Game. I would recommend this. Nice
[TG62]-Big Boss [FR] Jan 7 @ 5:30pm 
C'est un trés bon remake de cet exelent jeux : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pUmfxM9h54
[TG62]-Big Boss [FR] Jan 7 @ 11:41am 
Ha un jeux que j'ais bien connus sur Amstrad cpc puis sur Atari 1040 et finalement sur pc.
Super bonne idée et merci encore de l'avoir fais :).
Grahald Nov 29, 2013 @ 6:41pm 
Je le veuuuuuuuuuxxxx !!!
Crêpator (et à travers) Oct 30, 2013 @ 12:50pm 
Bien joué pour le greenlight les gars!
djewom Oct 30, 2013 @ 10:33am 
Super contents pour vous, félicitations! Moi aussi je serai super content pour une version oculus! Mais pour l'instant je veux bien comprendre que ça intéresse en réalité que très peu de monde.
Alex Aghartastudio  [author] Oct 30, 2013 @ 6:17am 
dexter : we'll include the oculus demo in the released game, but there is a lot of work to do in order to make the whole game compatible with the rift (redesign of all the 3D scenes, and user interface adaptation) if we hit 20 000 sales we'll do it !
Cheeseness Oct 30, 2013 @ 6:06am 
Congratulations on getting greenlit and thanks for promising Linux support! :D
Dexter Oct 29, 2013 @ 5:28pm 
Congrats guys, I hope you get that Oculus Rift version up on Steam quickly so I can give you some money. :P
Ry@n54 Oct 29, 2013 @ 4:57pm 
Trop bien, plus qu'a attendre la sortie pour l'acheter...