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July 31st, 2017

TAGAP 10th Anniversary Extravaganza!

Exactly 10 years ago, the original TAGAP: The Apocalyptic Game About Penguins was unleashed upon the unsuspecting world. Though we can't celebrate the occasion by releasing the much-anticipated TAGAP 3 – it needs a bit more time in the cooker – how about the next best thing?

You got that right:

TAGAP 3 arrives November 14th, 2017!

And yes, the song heard in the trailer above is TAGAP 3 Theme Song!

But wait, there's more! Also for this occasion, our Weekly Penguin feature is a day ahead of schedule. And this time we're introducing you to the last of the TAGAP3 main villains; The Funky Warlord!

The Warlord's wallpaper
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For more information on this leader of Pluto's armed forces, check out his Weekly Penguin entry – and the latest Making of TAGAP3 blog post.

And finally, now that we have had the entire TAGAP3 rogues gallery introduced, meet the whole gang together, in screenshot taken straight from the opening cinematic:

The Rogues Gallery of TAGAP3

(this is an actual shot from the in-engine intro cinematic)

Thank you all for supporting Pablo's world conquest over all these years – it means a lot to us!

Have a fun TAGAP 10th Anniversary!

June 30th, 2017

Evolution of the Antarctica scene

We have a new blog post, showcasing the evolution of both the TAGAP Engine and our skills in utilizing it – by using the Antarctic location seen in all three games. Yes – that means new TAGAP3 screenshots!

Antarctica in TAGAP3

(this is an actual shot from the in-engine cinematic sequence)

Check out the blog post for more screenshots and the full comparisons!

June 7th, 2017

Collection of the other apocalyptic penguins saga

A bit of almost-related non-TAGAP penguin news. I say almost related since Penguins vs Possums is one of our favourite things – as proven by the amount of Weekly Penguins we've featured of them over the years, from the comics themselves to collectible figurines. Though the series has ended, Fanbase Press still have one more big release to go; The trade paperback Volume 2, collecting the latter half of the series into one tome. The tome will be out on June 19th.

It wasn't until the creators Sebastian Kadlecik and John Bring were running a Kickstarter for the first trade paperback that I discovered the series, so I'm glad we're getting another to wrap things up proper. If you're up for some non-TAGAP apocalyptic penguin mayhem, do consider checking them out.

May 12th, 2017

TAGAP 3 playable from start to finish

Special announcement!

After six years of hard work, the magnum opus TAGAP3 is finally playable from start to finish... minus opening and closing cut-scenes, that is. For more detailed information on how and why this hasn't happened until now, check out our brand new blog update, but suffice to say; This is an epic mile-stone.

This doesn't mean that the work is over – far from it! There's still tons of work to do and while we don't have an exact release date for you great folks just yet, the window of 2017 doesn't seem like a stretch now!

April 26th, 2017

The Penned Guin meets Pablo!

The World Penguin Day is always a celebration for us penguin folk, but this time it ended with an awesome crossover; An illustrated Twitter shout-out for TAGAP by The Penned Guin artist Alan Henderson!

The Penned Guin meets Pablo

If you wish to know more about The Penned Guin, you can check out the recent Weekly Penguin entry on this great webcomic.

Thank you again, Mr. Henderson, this really made our day!

April 25th, 2017

World Penguin Day 2017

Stars have aligned and this year the World Penguin Day – April 25th – occurs on the Weekly Penguin day! So, for this week, we have something really special and amazing.

Yup, new artwork from Penguin DT! More specifically, a proper oil canvas painting by our resident composer Petja Heiskanen!

Petja's awesome penguin painting

Naturally, we have a wallpaper to go with it, so feel free to decorate your desktop with Petja's awesome artwork!

And remember to have a fun and waddlin' World Penguin Day!

March 15th, 2017

TAGAP 2 speedwaddling records!

Speedrunners never cease to amaze me – and doubly so when they are waddling through TAGAP! Delta Velocity has been breaking records with TAGAP 2 on Necrophilissimo! difficulty, current top run clocking at 1 hour, 4 minutes and 13 seconds!

Well done, Delta Velocity!

March 7th, 2017

500th Weekly Penguin – with the Funky Warden!

Weekly Penguin is our regular feature that has been running since 2007 – and that means we've now reached the epic milestone of 500 featured penguins! Seriously, 500! That surely needs to be celebrated, so how about we do that with a new TAGAP 3 villain reveal?

So; Meet The Funky Warden!

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In addition to The Funky Warden's wallpaper début, we've have a new Making of TAGAP 3 blog post for a proper introduction.

And remember, every week we introduce another new penguin item from our Head Penguin's seemingly never-ending collections. Just click that round penguin icon at the top-right corner of the website to see the latest featured penguin item!

A toast to 500 weekly penguins!

January 20th, 2017

Penguin Awareness Day 2017; New screenshot!

It's Penguin Awareness Day, the other one of the two days created to celebrate the greatest critters in the world! While for us at Penguin DT EVERY day is a 'penguin awareness day', this is the perfect excuse for everyone to explore penguin knowledge, visit penguins at your local zoo or perhaps participate in a penguin charity – like WWF and SANCCOB.

And what would such an occasion be without new TAGAP3 media! This time as was so busy crafting the ultimate boss encounter of TAGAP3 to create another character wallpaper, but I'm sure new TAGAP3 screenshot will do the trick;

Penguin Awareness Day 2017 Screenshot

(this is actual gameplay footage)

Fear not, though; While we still haven't pinned down an actual release date, TAGAP3 is shaping up nicely. This means the remaining principal characters will be introduced soon enough! But meanwhile...

Have a fun Penguin Awareness Day!

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