Tactical card battler Duelyst goes open supply three years after shutdown


Counterplay Video games has launched the supply code and artwork belongings for its collectible card recreation, Duelyst, beneath the OpenDuelyst banner.

The Duelyst servers have been shut down by Counterplay in January 2020, round 4 years after the undertaking launched, however now the studio desires to assist gamers breathe new life into the title.

Counterplay lead producer Dick Heyne stated that anyone in the neighborhood will now be allowed to increase, modify, and construct on the supply code at no cost.

“All the supply code and artwork belongings we have developed at Counterplay Video games can be found royalty-free on [Github] for you indie builders, hackers, modders, and hobbyists to switch, lengthen, and remix to your coronary heart’s content material,” noted Heyne in a video update.

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“This implies you’ll be able to launch your personal model of Duelyst. You may make your personal card designs, run your personal servers, and creator your personal recreation modes. Duelyst began on Kickstarter, so in an enormous method our superb followers have at all times been constructing with us. After we stated goodbye to Duelyst stay providers again in 2020, we at all times knew we needed to return and provides again to this neighborhood.”

Counterplay can also be working to deploy OpenDuelyst as “Duelyst Traditional,” which is being billed as a model of the sport “precisely because it was in v1.96.17, earlier than the servers have been shut down.”

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The Github repository comprises all the data budding modders might want to start tinkering with the supply code, together with the desktop purchasers for Home windows, Mac, and Linux and directions for enjoying on Android or iOS.

Counterplay has additionally invited anyone who want to contribute to OpenDuelyst to hitch the studio on its dedicated Discord server.


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