Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available

Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/29/17 10:14 AM

You can purchase Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots here.

View the trailer here.

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29th December 2017 - Birmingham, UK – Team Disaster is overjoyed to announce that Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now available!

This retro point and click adventure game is designed to simultaneously test your grey matter and tickle your funny bone with a wide variety of puzzles, multitudinous alien and robotic lifeforms to interact with, and more parody elements than you could shake a stick at (if you are in that habit of shaking sticks at things, that is). Of course no self-respecting comedy sci-fi game is complete without some lunatic trying to take over the galaxy, so we have one of them, too!

Developers “Team Disaster” estimate that, Including social media and adventure game forums, this game is hotly anticipated by a worldwide following of up to a dozen (though up to half of those are probably bots) They also guarantee that this game will take you an indeterminate amount of time to complete. If that doesn’t convince you, they just don’t know what will! At any rate, you must want to know what these “million stomping boots” are, right? RIGHT? Hey, where did everybody go?


Happy Gaming!

Ana
Posted by: Marian

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/29/17 10:20 AM

Thank you for the news, Ana. happydance12
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/29/17 11:18 AM

Thanks for posting Ana! Hope people enjoy the game. :)
Posted by: Iurii

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/29/17 11:34 PM

Congratulations on the release, CaptainD :)
Any plans for Steam as well?
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/30/17 06:45 AM

Originally Posted By: Iurii
Congratulations on the release, CaptainD :)
Any plans for Steam as well?


Thanks Iurii!

Good question. The short answer is almost definitely, but not for a while.

There are two reasons for this:

1- I want to first have it on the truly indie-friendly sites like Itch, GameJolt and FireFlower
2- Will take a bit of work to add some nice achievements to the game - which I really want to do for the Steam release

Also we are looking at how feasible it is to release on other formats, so that's our first priority.
Posted by: Iurii

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/30/17 11:21 PM

OK, thanks!
Posted by: CountZero

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 12/31/17 05:22 PM

A classic point and click adventure, thank you :)
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/01/18 05:14 AM

I hope you enjoy it, CountZero! :)
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/03/18 05:53 PM

Hi Dave,
I do intend to purchase this newest game of yours, but I will need a decent text walkthrough in order to play it. At 86 yrs old I "ain't" as sharp as I used to be so I need all the help I can get. LOL I wish you luck in all of your ventures.
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/04/18 03:36 AM

Hey Sandy!

Firstly, I'd like to say that you still playing adventure games at 86 is absolutely brilliant!! smile smile I hope I'm still doing it at that age.

As to a walkthrough - I'll put it on my list to do (we did actually make one some time ago during development but have updated a lot of things in the game since then), but the internet seems to be full of people who are able to solve games and put walkthroughs up with incredible speed. We'll see how does it first!

I appreciate your support as always!

Cheers,


Dave
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/04/18 04:45 PM

Thanks Dave,
It's always a pleasure to communicate with you, and as for a walkthrough for this game, I'll be searching for one. If you write your own WT, please post this on our forum. Looking forward to playing this in the near future.
Regards,
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/05/18 06:54 PM

I've started working on the walkthrough now... will take me a while to finish, hang tight!
Posted by: Marian

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/05/18 07:24 PM

Originally Posted By: CaptainD
I've started working on the walkthrough now... will take me a while to finish, hang tight!


I hope you will be able to figure out all of the puzzles. lol
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/05/18 08:30 PM

Originally Posted By: Marian
Originally Posted By: CaptainD
I've started working on the walkthrough now... will take me a while to finish, hang tight!


I hope you will be able to figure out all of the puzzles. lol


rotfl
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/05/18 10:15 PM

Thank you so much, Dave. I really appreciate this.
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/06/18 04:05 PM

Act I walkthrough is now complete! Click here if you want it



Ana / MAD / Jenny / Whoever - please feel free to copy this straight into a walkthrough on GameBoomers if you want. I understand you may wish to wait for all 3 acts to be done of course.
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/06/18 09:02 PM

OK Dave,
Your game purchased, downloaded, and installed. I just printed out your great ACT ONE WT, and "May the fun begin" LOL
Sandy

Just started to play the game. After tweaking some choices in the Compatibility menu, running perfectly.
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/06/18 10:20 PM

CaptainD, thank you for letting us use your walkthrough. We will get it added, I may need it in another form, I will let you know.
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/06/18 10:29 PM

Thanks Sandy - hope you enjoy it Sandy! I will try to get the Act II and III walkthroughs finished over the next few days. Don't forget to experiment as well to experience all the cheesy goodness! laugh
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/07/18 07:53 PM

Dave, I look forward to the rest of your WT, and as for the "cheese", I click on EVERYTHING and ANYTHING. I love all the humor LOL
Sandy
Posted by: silverspook

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/08/18 01:33 AM

Just picked this up and I will be playing it shortly. smile Will also try to a record a let's play. I've been a patron of CaptainD for some time and it's pretty awesome to finally see the ten years of hard work come to fruition. Kudos, sir!
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/08/18 10:16 AM

Thanks Sandy!

Walkthrough for Act II is up - http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/captain-disaster-in-death-has-million_8.html

@Silverspook - thanks for streaming the game, although it's been about 6 years not 10 (think I would have really lost my mind if it had been a full decade, although there's a strong case for no-one noticing the difference if that had happened...)

Silverspook's video is here - http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/playthrough-of-stomping-boots-by.html
JupiterHadley did a Let's Play vid as well - http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/first-lets-play-of-game.html

In case anyone's interested I've also put some more screenshots up:
http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/captain-disaster-in-death-has-million.html
http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/captain-disaster-in-death-has-million_43.html
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/08/18 03:26 PM

Thanks, Captain D! We will get your walkthrough up on with the GB walkthroughs this week. THank you so much!
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/08/18 05:35 PM

Thanks for the Act 2 WT, Dave. I'm almost done with Act 1. HOWEVER,
I'm stuck on the "Spinning Color Wheels" puzzle. can't get all the colors set correctly. If there is a tip you can give me on this one I certainly would appreciate it. I apologize to Ana if my post should be listed in "Hints",and I'll make sure that from now on I WILL post these questions in "Hints".
Sandy

Never mind, Dave.
With a little more patience and a lot more concentration, I managed to "beat" that puzzle, finally. Playing Act 2 now.
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/08/18 08:05 PM

SAndy, if you require any further help, please post in Hints, thanks so much!

Ana wave
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/09/18 06:19 AM

Glad you got there in the end Sandy - sorry my walkthrough wasn't clear enough! frown


Act III walkthrough is now done - http://www.captaindisasterthecomputergame.com/2018/01/captain-disaster-in-death-has-million_9.html

The game has been updated to v1.01 due to some small / rare bugs being found. Players using v1.00 have no need to update unless they actually encounter problems (savegame files will almost definitely not work between versions unfortunately).

We are working on an updated version of the demo (the old one is from 2012 and we have updated quite a bit since then!) - that should be available on Itch within the next few days.

We will also be putting the game up on FireFlower Games in the near future too.
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/09/18 03:42 PM

Thanks for Act 3 WT, Dave, but I have one question for you: You said in this post that there MIGHT some "problems" with ver.100. How does this problem show up in the game? So far (and I'm playing ACT 2 right now), I haven't had any technical problems. How can I tell as to which version I have? WHEW!
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/09/18 04:12 PM

Originally Posted By: sanford
Thanks for Act 3 WT, Dave, but I have one question for you: You said in this post that there MIGHT some "problems" with ver.100. How does this problem show up in the game? So far (and I'm playing ACT 2 right now), I haven't had any technical problems. How can I tell as to which version I have? WHEW!
Sandy


As you downloaded before we did the update, you will have v1.00. Even if you encounter one of the bugs that have been fixed you may not even have realised (they are very small bugs!).

There is one quite nasty bug; however it requires an extremely specific set of actions to activate. This was the report of how it happened (it's near the end of Act III, hidden as puzzle spoiler):

Click to reveal..
"After entering the military base. After turning up the thermostat, I went back behind the fence and turned the invisibility device back on. I then poured the leftover coffee into the vent, then proceeded to immediately move into the nook behind the replicator"

So... don't do that. You very probably wouldn't have done anyway! I think the key issue is not turning the invisibility device back on before you use the coffee on the vent.
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/09/18 10:12 PM

Of course, Ana. I should have known better in the first place.
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/10/18 03:49 AM

Originally Posted By: sanford
Of course, Ana. I should have known better in the first place.
Sandy


You can go and sit in the naughty corner - I've kept it warm for you. grin
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/10/18 09:48 AM

lol I live there! It's cozy!
Posted by: sanford

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/11/18 12:18 AM

Hi Dave,
Just starting Act 3, loving this game.
Question: How can I tell which version I have- 1.00 or 1.01?
Sandy
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/11/18 03:38 AM

H Sandy - glad you're enjoying the game!

There's no way in-game to tell which version, but if you still have your installer, cd-dhamsb-1.0.1.0-setup.exe is v1.01, cd-dhamsb-1.0.0.0-setup.exe is v1.00.

Cheers,


Dave
Posted by: Fireflower

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/11/18 11:11 AM

Now also on FireFlower Games: http://fireflowergames.com/shop/captain-disaster-in-death-has-a-million-stomping-boots/ smile
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/11/18 03:30 PM

@Fireflower - aw, you beat me to it!
@Sanford - uh... just talking to my co-dev, apparently all you need to do to get the version number is press "v" at any time in the game!
Posted by: Fireflower

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/12/18 04:27 AM

Originally Posted By: CaptainD
@Fireflower - aw, you beat me to it!


smile
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/13/18 09:22 AM

The game is also now available on GameJolt.
Posted by: shadow9d9iii

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/14/18 09:23 PM

Will this game be available on gog or steam or humble? Thanks!
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/15/18 05:23 AM

Hi shadow9d9ii!

GOG - not unless they change their mind frown
Steam - yes, not sure exactly when - had been intending to do a shiny version with Achievements and Trading Cards, but in the interests of using our time to develop the next Captain Disaster game instead we may just release it without extras, which we'll obviously be able to do quicker. I'll announce it when we make a final decision!
Humble - assuming they accept the game then yes.

Hope to be able to give more definite information soon! smile
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/15/18 10:09 AM

CaptainD, don't feel bad. GoG has turned their nose up to a ton of developers I know. It's ridiculous!

Steam, don't rush your game on their without the achievements and trading cards. It's a turnoff for lots of Steam users.
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/15/18 11:10 AM

I will say for GOG that at least their reply gives the impression that they have at least looked at your game and even though they're rejecting they do so nicely and give you positive comments about the game too. It's far better than a standard rejection letter. They felt CD was "too niche" for them and I can't entirely blame them for that.

Still, onwards and upwards! Thanks for the advice re: Steam too.
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/15/18 06:14 PM

That is their standard reply CaptainD. The "too niche" is what they all get when they say no even to what I would consider a regular P&C adventure game.
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/16/18 03:39 AM

True it is a pretty standard reply, but at least their emails indicate they've given the game at least a cursory look. As a former freelance writer, I know that's a lot more than you sometimes get!! laugh
Posted by: CaptainD

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/16/18 08:55 AM

We got our first review! smile smile smile smile

https://neoretrogo.com/captain-disaster-death-million-stomping-boots-review

"The puzzles aren’t the only enjoyable part of the game though, the story is absolutely delightful. If you like a humor filled sci-fi tale chocked to the brim with references many different science fiction properties than you won’t be disappointed."

"Final thoughts: if you are in the mood for a good old school point and click this is a hard game to pass up. Even if that isn’t your forte, the story is a fun romp and to me really sells the game."


VERY happy with that review. Of course I'm looking forward (with slight trepidation as it doesn't pay to get cocky) to seeing what Flotsam made of it here on GB. wink
Posted by: BrownEyedTigre

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/16/18 09:07 AM

Congrats. CaptainD!
Posted by: Marian

Re: Captain Disaster in: Death Has A Million Stomping Boots is now Available - 01/16/18 11:22 AM

That is a terrific review, CaptainD! bravo