A downloadable game for Windows and macOS
King Pins is a small scale real-time strategy game.
I was inspired by the Age of Empires series! Except in this game, you can play local multiplayer with controllers.
Collect resources and expand your territory while defending your main unit: the king!
If your king dies, you lose!
- ~1 hour Campaign: a short story captured in challenging levels that you will teach you how to play the game
- 4 different civilizations, each play very differently!
- then play versus match with up to 4 players locally
- or, face off against computer controlled AI which you can set to 3 different difficulties. (or watch them fight each other instead!)
- random generated maps, with each civilization having a multitude of buildings, unit and upgrades, make for endless possibilities!
- A - select/build/attack
- B - cancel
- Y - jump to selected unit
- Left/Right triggers - cycle through units
- Start - pause
- Space - select/build/attack
- Esc - cancel
- Y - jump to selected unit
- Tab - cycle through units
- Enter - pause
best played with a controller!
made for the Sokpop Patreon
In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $3 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:
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This is real sweet, any plans to support Linux?
no, sorry! no linux support is planned!
It works fine with proton for me.
Hey! Love the idea, I want to buy it in steam, but its not even available to wishlist. It'd be great to put it out in steam wishlist so that people can keep it in their radar.
Hello, maybe you couldn't find it on Steam? here is the link: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1459870/King_Pins/
if you buy the game here on itch.io you also get a Steam key!
Hello Sokpop! Thanks a lot for this great game. It's as fun as AoE!!
It would be very cool if you'd release it on Switch also 🙂
I've read you can export from Game Maker Studio to Switch : https://www.yoyogames.com/blog/484/nintendo-switch-now-available
I'm sure it will be a hit!!
Looks cute :) Did anyone try this under linux/wine?
super fun but keeps crashing on the level with the 2 goblin kings (finished it twice) and it doesn't unlock the next one.
is this on mac?
ah nvm i can see it in the screenshot.
sorry about this! i can only make mac builds in the office, so the fix will be up somewhere on monday! (it's already fixed for windows)
Hello, first of all: great game!
BUT, I don't know why, but I can't play with my controller. It is a regular XBOX 360 controller and it work for other games, this is strange… I'm on Mac (Mojave). Do you have a solution? It's a great game and I'd like to play with my friends/family
hi! thank you!
i think mac doesn’t have built in support for xbox controllers. so they normally don’t work unless you download some kind of driver or third party app. you can probably find something on the internet!
try launching the game via Steam if you have it - Steam Big Picture mode can (in some circumstances, when the planets and the stars align in just the right way) act as a driver for your controller(s)
Game is awesome. I am wondering do i need to buy it once more when it'll be released on steam? Btw i think this game is perfect for nintendo switch it would be a banger on this console.
you’ll get a steam key here when it’s released on steam so no need to buy it twice! I think it would be cool on switch as well :D
I just bought the game and seems like I can't play, when game starts goes directly into pause and and no way I can get out of there without going back and getting paused again.
oh thanks for the heads up ill fix it asap
are you on windows or mac? and did you have a controlller plugged in?
ah nvm i found the problem. i believe it's only on mac, however, the earliest i can make a new mac build with the fix would be somewhere tomorrow! it also should work if you plug in a controller.
2 player with single key board ?
Any guide to get an xbox controller working with this on a Macbook Pro? The Mac is definitely connecting to the controller via bluetooth, and I've also tried with USB, but it doesn't work in the game.
Will there be an online multiplayer?
Love the game! Is there a way to heal your damaged units and buildings? Thanks :)
I’m glad you like it :D only the elves and undead can heal units. You can’t repair buildings!
What engine did you use to make this? :)
I'm getting an Unable to find game error on macosx :(
Copy it to your Applications folder and it works.
I'm on a computer that I can't install anything to. Can I run this in a browser?
When will it be possible to buy on steam? :D
I have funds on steam and it would be great but like 4-copies pack :D
Hello, if I subscribe to your patreon for 1 month will I also get the steam keys for the games?
the art is top as always
Is there a way to get it to work with a PS4 controller T_T?
I wanna play this with my gril...