Dev Blog & Announcements

[Patch Notes] v0.3.4 – FPS Stutter & Optimization Fixes

Happy patch day! We’ve been hammering away to improve performance and framerate, speed up loading times, and lower memory usage so the game runs more smoothly for everyone. Plus, that annoying FPS stutter/freeze every 30 seconds or so is fixed. *fist pump* (Thanks for your reports on this!) Try out your multiplayer adventures, fruit farming, and crazy creature hatching with better, stutter-free performance! Here are the full patch notes with all the optimizations we’ve done... Patch Notes Completely overhauled the pooling system and related subsystems to greatly optimize game performance [...]

May 18th, 2017|Announcements, Community, Dev Blog, New Builds, Updates|

Hide Your Carrots… the Bunny is Here!

The Easter Bunny has come to CHKN! He didn’t leave us any chocolate but he did leave some Life Blocks to use in Creative Mode. 😉 Bunny Body Bunny Neck Bunny Mouth Bunny Eye Bunny Ear Bunny Leg Bunny Tail Build an adorable bunny friend or add them to your own abominations for extra cuteness. Daaaawwww. Make sure to download the latest patch to access them. And share screenshots of your bunny creatures! We love seeing your creations. Happy Easter, everyone! - Team CHKN

April 14th, 2017|Dev Blog, Updates|

[Patch Notes] v0.3.3 – Multiplayer Party System

Creatures above created by mary_wooten and Super Engineer. Happy Thursday! Today’s patch has multiplayer, creature building, and performance improvements; a Workshop update; and some bug fixes. We’ll get right to the notes so you can see what’s new... NEW FEATURES: Multiplayer Party System! Form parties with friends in multiplayer to create CO-OP or PVP teams Creatures will be shared with other party members. No more accidental creature fights! Friends in your party will not take damage from your fists/weapons. No more friendly fire! Go team! (Careful, though. You can still [...]

April 6th, 2017|Announcements, Community, Dev Blog, New Builds|

Happy Birthday, CHKN!

April Fool’s! Okay, just kidding. No joke, CHKN really does turn one year old today! Pretty amazing, right? We just want to say THANKS to all of you. Since we’re building this game with the community, we definitely couldn’t have gotten to this milestone without you. So thank you CHKN players, testers, designers, artists, video creators, streamers, veterans, Workshop-ers, explorers, multiplayers, Tweeters, and sharers. You guys inspire us every day! We collect and watch your videos in our YouTube channel, awe at your creature combinations in the Workshop, love your [...]

April 1st, 2017|Announcements, Community|

Community Workshop Spotlight & SXSW Recap

Community Creatures We’re super impressed by the creatures you guys have been saving to the Workshop! Here are three of our favorites. Download them to your game to try them out. PlantCat by RobotSpider Torrent by DJlivewire Tarantuplant by octability We definitely want to keep spotlighting your awesome creatures. If you have any Workshop favorites (your own or made by others), let us know! You can post them in the Workshop forums or even Tweet them to us. CHKN Run Roman’s got a new Workshop Worlds example for you to [...]

March 24th, 2017|Community, Miscellaneous|