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Toasterball: Press kit

Factsheet

Developer

Couch Game Crafters
Based in Lille, France

Release date

Early 2019 (March)

Platforms

Windows, MacOS

Genre

Party game/sports

Multiplayer

2-4 players, local multiplayer

Regular Price

$5.99, with free demo

Website

toasterball.com

Press/Business contact:

contact@couchgamecrafters.com
Toasterball is now on Kickstarter

Description

A ball, two goals, and a couple of toasters : Welcome to Toasterball. Play against your friends in this unconventional tournament, where toasters are athletes and the laws of physics are merely a suggestion.

Toasterball is a party game (2-4 player), made to be played with friends on a good old couch. Because you play as toasters, you can naturally expect some slapstick physics and funny on-screen situations, but there is also a real learning curve, and enough gameplay variants and minigames to keep on surprising you.

The basics of Toasterball are quite easy to learn : simply press one of the buttons on your toaster for a short time, release it, and watch your toast fly through the air. The longer the press, the higher your toast will be launched. Each ejection also makes you jump, allowing you to hop around the field and push your opponent into tight situations. From there, any means are allowed to put the ball inside your opponent's goal!

Features

Play a star athlete toaster

Choose a character from the best Toasterball athletes (10 unlockable toasters for the original release), each with a different visual, personality and background story. There are two major teams in Toasterball: The Burners (in red) and the Defrosters (in blue).

A classic mode, but never the same

The first mode you will find in the game is the classic mode. It is a caged match with a ball, two goals, and two teams of toasters fighting to be the first to score five goals.

After each goal, a random gameplay variant is chosen. A variant can bring small changes like a change in the size of the toasters, the number of balls and toasts, or can completely change the game with different goals, different ball physics, changes in the environment or random event like gusts of wind or explosions. With these variants, no two matches are alike in classic mode.

Lots of minigames

After a few matches in classic mode, you and your friends might want to try a couple of minigames. These short challenges will take your toasters in completely different situations: in space, at the beach, in a snow fight, or on a toy boxing ring, you name it!

History

The game was first released as a free demo on itch.io in june of 2018.

It is now on Kickstarter, from October 16 to November 16, 2018, in the hopes of funding the full version of the game, with 4 players modes, and lots of gameplay variants and mingames.

Link to Kickstarter pagehttp://kck.st/2pUYylT

Videos

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About us

To learn more about us, see our studio's page in this press kit.