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Anarchy Arcade
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Platforms: PC, Linux
Languages: English, Spanish
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Sep 20, 2013 @ 11:19pm
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Honorable Mention: Garry's Mod
You are able to mount Garry's Mod stock content now. However, this doesn't mean much since Garry's Mod stock content is just the construct and a couple weird models. However, in the future AArcade will be able to mount some of your custom Garry's Mod maps and models as well. Don't expect full GMod compatibility though because Garry's Mod is a huge, weird game that itself is based around using addons.

Kickstarter to Extend Development
AArcade is set to release on Christmas so I am crunching everything I can into it before this date. However, I am running a Kickstarter to raise the money I'd need to keep working on it non-stop for an additional month! Check out it out here and pledge any amount that you can to help keep AArcade in full-time development:

1 Month Until AArcade Release & New Kickstarter Now Live!
Here's the facts:
I love working on Anarchy Arcade all day every day, and not only for my own enjoyment, but for everybody else who has a blast using their PC as a personalized 3D world. The thing is that I can't make any money off of AArcade because I couldn't afford a license, which basically means I'm broke as hell. Financially, I can't continue putting all my time into AArcade, but that's okay, because the big Steam release is only 1 more month away!

While I am busting my ass to meet the Christmas 2014 release date, looking back at the progress made during Steam Early Access makes it clear that AArcade has been getting exponentially better every month that it stays in development.

That is exactly what this new Kickstarter is about. It is an attempt to raise $1,000 to cover my minimum expenses for an additional month of development! If it succeeds, AArcade will stay in Early Access until the end of January, or maybe even February if the stretch goal is reached.

Either way, AArcade is right around the corner from its big Steam release.
So lets take a look back at the improvements that have come in the past 2 months, what you can expect in December, and then you can decide if AArcade remaining in development for longer is something you would like to make happen!


  • It has over 250,000 Early Access installs and it won't even hit Steam's front page until its full release!
  • AArcade caught some attention from the emulator scene as well as the VR scene.
  • Oculus Rift DK2 support was added, along with other VR features thanks to Valve's engine update.
  • A new artist, Bucky, joined the cause and created a new arcade map for us.
  • Another new artist, Black_Stormy, also joined the cause and created a couple new models for us.
  • Max number of players per server was doubled.
  • Twitch.tv integration to provide LIVE over-the-shoulder spectating in-game as you play games.
  • Icons now float above players' heads in MP servers so you know what everybody is doing.
  • MP server operators now have better control over the visitors to their arcades.
  • For modders, the AArcade map editor is now included, auto-configured, and comes with a read-to-play template & tutorial video to get you started.
  • AArcade became the 1st 3D desktop to have a Steam Workshop.
  • AArcade became one of the few games to allow for Workshop files greater than 100MB, and will soon break the 200MB max VPK file size barrier as well.
  • AArcade got a completely embedded publishing tool so you can package and upload your addons to the Workshop without even leaving your arcade.
  • Using addon content from the Workshop became so automatic that you just click the plus button next to what you want and you can spawn it in your arcades within seconds.
  • Game assets like 3D models, textures, and entire 3D worlds became shareable on the Steam Workshop.
  • AArcade became the 1st program to allow you to share real-life media items with friends on the Steam Workshop because you share the media item itself, not your copy of it.
  • It became possible for users to share their entire 3D desktop environments to the Steam Workshop for everyone to enjoy.
  • Implemented the libretro framework to allow for homebrew apps such as emulators & video players that show your content directly on the interactive in-game screens.
  • Programmers can even use this framework to write addon apps in C++, or any language they wish, that render in-game as well!

Now, all of that was done just within the last couple months! AArcade has been in development for years and has many more amazing featured packed in, so if you haven't dug deep into AArcade yet, now's the time!

Even though the Kickstarter has launched to extend development, that doesn't mean that it's not crunch time for me anymore. Until I know otherhwise, I'm getting everything in order for a Christmas 2014 release. Next week I'll be working on implementing the features listed below into AArcade.

(These features are in past-tense, but I have not started coding them yet. That is how badly I need to make them happen.)


  • The mouse cursor now turns into a hand when hovering over clickable items in the UI.
  • Added a prompt when packing a map that asks "Scan & Pack Map Assets or Pack BSP & RES Only".
  • Added a Dependencies section to the Packing Manager. It lists any additional workshop items people will automatically download when installing your item.
  • Added a prompt when packing an arcade save that asks "Pack Required Workshop Content or Reference Required Workshop Content".
  • Added a Publishing Help page.
  • Added a HELP button to the Packing Manager that takes you to the Publishing Help page.
  • Added an "Update Thumbnail & Details Only" checkbox to the Packing Manager. It is only visible if you have an existing workshop item loaded.
  • Fixed an issue that caused screenshots for the Packing Manager to show up as a loading graphic.

So, there's a little glimpse into the future. If the Kickstarter succeeds, there will be plenty more updates & changelogs like this to come. So check out the Kickstarter, check out Anarchy Arcade, and have a blast!

I won't have time to promote the Kickstarter very much because I will be spending most of my time working on AArcade itself, so any help spreading the word is greatly appreciated!

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Description
Release date: Fourth Quarter 2014
Your PC & the internet in a MULTIPLAYER 3D world! Anarchy Arcade allows you to explore your computer from the inside as you walk around your files and the internet with your friends in a virtual 3D world.

Just like your standard desktop, you can create 3D shortcuts to absolutely anything on your PC or on the internet. Shorcuts appear as 3D cabinets that are fully customizable with HD artwork and videos that play directly on the in-game screens.

Stand in your personalized 3D media arcade with your friends and watch movies together, listen to music, play your games, browse the web, and more!

Leave Anarchy Arcade open on your gaming PC to turn it into the ultimate entertainment machine. It provides you with a completely immersive environment that is entertaining from the moment you touch the keyboard (or joypad.)
Popular Discussions View All (124)
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Dec 14 @ 10:04am
PINNED: Bug & Fixes
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Nov 25 @ 7:53am
issues with direct emulation
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Dec 12 @ 9:35am
Map Editor: How to Rotate Objects?
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Frodo Baggins Dec 21 @ 9:47pm 
Open game and it is stuck in: Please wait wile required content is being downloaded by the Steam Workshop.
Addictor Dec 5 @ 10:00pm 
my anarchy arcade does not work...I downloaded it and opened it but it will just show a black screen...I tried re-downloading ,restarting my computer ...everything but still can't work...when ever I press the '' `~ " button..I can see a little bit of the game's start screen like....Ary Cade ... I tried clicking around once and manage to start the game but now it does not work anymore... D=
The Doctor Nov 5 @ 9:19am 
I LOVE ANARCHY ARCADE!!!
Quote Sep 30 @ 4:46pm 
this looks super hype
Chicken Sep 28 @ 3:12pm 
This game is a fail.
Bitten 8 Sep 20 @ 6:02am 
@Sm Sith Lord
I have a question on your future
Since the kickstarter has failed
when the game is out and you get some profit, are you gonna keep updating anarchy arcade to a point that you would accomplish what you were wishing to do when the kickstarter succeeds?
jordan247case Sep 7 @ 11:44am 
ive all ready got it
JoetatoChip Sep 6 @ 11:07am 
Is there any way for Anarchy Arcade to have its own workshop?
NightHeart Sep 4 @ 6:17pm 
i would really enjoy a workshop for furnature models and cabinets
「ElementalRobot50」 Sep 3 @ 4:40pm 
IT IS OUT!!!! YAYAY