CotD playable at Indigo 2012!

About three weeks ago we announced that we are working on a demo. Today, we are proud to announce that the latest build can be played at Indigo this Saturday! Indigo is the annual showcase of…

Picture(s) of the week #22

Two pics for you this time!     Today we’re having our testing dag! It’s really great to get some feedback on what we’re working on for so long. Already had some great eye-openers about some…

The Demo Mission

Curious about what the upcoming demo is going to be all about? As we wrote earlier, it’s all about the combat system. But of course there will be a lot more to it. As a story-driven…

Character profile: Swordsman

Swordsmen concept art

Time for another introduction of one of the characters you will encounter in the game. Let’s take a look at one of the most common type of soldiers: the swordsman. Make no mistake, although these guys…

Making movies: the cutscenes

Cutscenes are a great way to tell and progress the story. For Cross of the Dutchman, we choose to use a more uncommon style that we think fits exactly right with the game and the graphical…

Sounds of Frisia: making the music

Stefan composing

Want to make your game immersive? Then good audio is key! You don’t want to let it sound like a squeaking clowns shoe of you wack a guy with your 7 feet long double-handed sword. Creating…

A glance at the HUD

Time to show you some of the progress we’re making. Here is something you’ve never seen before: the in-game Head-Up Display (HUD)! We’ve shown you some gameplay footage in the past, but that was lacking a…

New sprint: it’s demotime!

We’ve got some great news for you today. We are very pleased to announce the team has started a new development sprint! Remember the last one? That went really well and we made a lot of…

A new face at the studio

Noticed something about our latest blogpost? That’s right, it was posted by a new guy. I’d like to introduce you to a new member of the CotD-team: Me! My name is Bram, and I will be…

First draft novel ready

Pre-Order the Novel

Today we have some great news for the people who pre-ordered the upcoming Cross of the Dutchman Novel . We’ve received word of our writer Ate Grypstra that he finished writing the book! That means that…