Short version: Gunpoint is half-price for two days, you can now upgrade between editions, and we’ve added trading cards. Here’s a video explaining all that:
Sale: starts 10am Tuesday 17th, ends 4pm Thursday, Pacific Time. In the UK that’s 6pm Tuesday to midnight Thursday.
Get Gunpoint half-price, or upgrade to a different edition, on its Steam page
We did something a bit different with Gunpoint’s pricing: we offered $10, $20 and $30 editions to keep the game cheap while letting people support it more if they wanted.
What we found was that lots of people bought the game as cheaply as possible, then discovered they liked it a lot: they’d e-mail or tweet to ask if there’s a way to support the game and get all the behind-the-scenes extras that came with the other editions.
So we’re now letting players upgrade to another edition for the difference in price: the extras are now technically DLC. They include the game’s soundtrack, developer commentary that adds us as killable characters in-game, a making-of feature, and 9 playable prototypes from different stages of the game’s development.
I still have basically no idea how these really work, but I was surprised by how much I ended up wanting all the little reward things our artist John Roberts created. The ability to emote Conway face-palming just seems really important somehow. Steam forced me to write descriptions for each one, so I’ll post them here:
:conwayshrug: Richard Conway, an icon of not really knowing or caring what’s going on, now available as an icon for not really knowing or caring what’s going on.
:conwayheadscratch: Intended to express that sense that you can sort of tell this is possible but you’re not sure you can be bothered to figure it out.
:conwayfacepalm: To be used after you’ve seen someone do something stupid, but before you remember that you’re wearing adhesive climbing gloves.
:conwaypunch: Ends any internet argument, provided you also leave the argument and never look at it again.
:hammerheadsnark: Used to indicate that yes, you know you’re being snarky, and yes, you know this will derail the discussion, and yes, you know this isn’t even in your own interests at this point, but you’ve typed it now and here we are.