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Coffee Stain Studios talks Goat Simulator's origin, release date


4:00 PM on 03.05.2014
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Sanctum developer Coffee Stain Studios has written about the birth of Goat Simulator, a hilarious thing that at one point wasn't going to be a real game until enough of us demanded it. We needed this. "After a day or two we reached more views on the Goat Simulator video than we had in all our other trailers we've produced over the last few years, combined."

The team held a game jam following its work on Sanctum 2 and the goat concept eventually started to gain traction internally amid more serious ideas. "Some day in January, goats were in the majority. We reached the point where the studio was like 'OKAY FINE, LETS DO THE GOAT THING!.' After that, things went extremely fast."

As feature requests from fans started coming in, many of them extraordinary and beyond the project's original scope, the studio "placed more people on Goat Simulator, made a real project plan for it (seriously, it didn't have a project plan), and started looking at how we could add content and make the game worthy of all the hype."

Now, the title will "have a gas station that explodes beautifully, a low-gravity testing facility, a waterpark, and a breakable stonehenge. We're even adding AI for humans that will run away from you." There's also Steam Workshop support for mods, meaning "People are going to make levels filled with 10,000 explosive canisters, headbutt them with a goat, and make the game crash. And that will be glorious." I know what I'll be doing on April 1.

How Goat Simulator really did become our next IP [Gamasutra]





Goat Simulator is selling very well on Android and iOS photo


You can now play Goat Simulator on the go photo


All the assets in Goat Simulator were actually bought online photo


You've goat to be kidding: Goat Simulator coming to Xbox One photo


Goat Simulator is receiving a North American retail release via Deep Silver photo


These Goat Simulator patch notes are funny photo


Goat Simulator gets a new map, multiplayer, and more goats in June photo


Goat Simulator is actually getting a retail release in the UK photo


Goat Simulator devs: Relationship with players is the best investment photo


Another map, local multiplayer planned for Goat Simulator photo


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12:00 PM on 09.23.2014
Goat Simulator is selling very well on Android and iOS

Goat Simulator is now on Android and iOS in addition to the PC, and according to Coffee Stain Studios, it's selling well -- very well in fact. So far they've reported over 100,000 sales over both platforms, which they conside...more



4:00 PM on 09.17.2014
You can now play Goat Simulator on the go

Coffee Stain Studios has brought Goat Simulator to iOS and Android. It's $4.99. While the game is surely best controlled with something other than a touch screen, the make-your-own-fun sandbox experience is suitable for mobil...more



2:30 PM on 08.13.2014
All the assets in Goat Simulator were actually bought online

Coffee Stain Studios' Goat Simulator began as a joke, a secret IP that was never meant to achieve the critical acclaim it has today. Armin Ibrisagic, a game designer that worked on Goat Simulator, stated that due to all the s...more



7:25 AM on 08.12.2014
You've goat to be kidding: Goat Simulator coming to Xbox One

Coffee Stain's Goat Simulator started as a wacky concept that took off faster than anyone could've ever imagined. After its positive reception on PC, it's heading to another petting zoo where a new audience can fawn over...more



3:00 PM on 06.28.2014
Goat Simulator is receiving a North American retail release via Deep Silver

Not too long ago, we announced that Goat Simulator would be receiving a retail release in the UK. A boxed version of the bizarre farm animal simulator was awesome news, but North American gamers were still relegated to the di...more



12:45 PM on 06.03.2014
These Goat Simulator patch notes are funny

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12:00 PM on 05.20.2014
Goat Simulator gets a new map, multiplayer, and more goats in June

Goat Simulator was fun while it lasted but more content to mess around with is sorely needed. Coffee Stain Studios says patch 1.1 is arriving later than previously announced, now on June 3, in order to make sure the new map i...more



8:00 PM on 04.24.2014
Goat Simulator is actually getting a retail release in the UK

Are you ready to headbutt cars and lick strangers? Me too. How about in-game, though? Get ready to do it all over again with Goat Simulator's upcoming physical release in the UK. Koch Media announced today that a retail ...more



4:30 PM on 04.09.2014
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11:30 AM on 04.07.2014
Another map, local multiplayer planned for Goat Simulator

Fans have been asking Coffee Stain Studios for Goat Simulator DLC and I can see why: what's there is tremendously funny, goofy stuff but there isn't a ton of it. We're in luck. The studio doesn't want to "charge for new conte...more




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