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This button in the treehouse can be used to switch between gamemodes

The gamemode is one of the game rules that can be found in the rulebook while in the treehouse. It changes the way the game is played. There are currently 4 gamemodes to select from.

The rulebook also provides several options for the host to further configure the game which differ depending on the selected gamemode.

Party Mode Edit

This is the default gamemode. In Party mode, at the beginning of each round, there will be a few random items in the so-called party box the players can choose and then place. After the placement is over, the characters appear and they will be able to go through the level. As soon as all contestants either get to the goal or die, points will be distributed and the party box will appear again. This process will continue to repeat itself until a player wins the game or the time/round limit is reached. The winner of the game is the one who manages to reach the point limit first. If the round or time limit is reached before that, the player who currently has the most points will win.

If there are only two players playing and the double party box option in the rulebook is enabled, they get two boxes every round. This means that in total they are able to place just as many items as a group of four players.

Sudden death Edit

In case of a simultaneous arrival at the point limit by multiple players or an equal amount of points between them when the time/round limit is reached, sudden death will be activated. In Sudden Death the players will keep respawning when they die and the first one to reach the goal will win the game. There is also a one-minute time limit for them to finish. If they don't make it at all, the game will end in a draw.

Creative Mode Edit

This gamemode is very similar to Party Mode but instead of choosing from the party box, the players can open their inventories and pick any object they want to. The decision of what to pick is not absolute in this mode as players can go back and choose something else if they change their mind. Already placed objects may be moved instead of placing something new. It's also possible for the host to configure the amount of items a player can place (or move) per round in Creative mode.

Sudden death Edit

Creative mode has sudden death enabled as well and it works the same way as it does in Party mode.

Challenge Mode Edit

This mode allows players to compete for the fastest completion times in custom levels which are saved online. For every level there are two leaderboards: One for the overall fastest time and one for the fastest time with all coins. When played with multiple players at the same time, the average of all their times will count towards special leaderboards which are seperate from the singleplayer times.

Free Play Edit

In contrast to the other three this gamemode is not competitive. The players have an unlimited supply of items at hand and can use it to create a custom level layout for saving, uploading and playing in other modes later. While in this mode, the players can also hold B (or RMB) to switch between item placement mode and level testing mode at all times. Free play mode also features a selection of exclusive permanent objects and allows the blank level in the treehouse to be selected.

Notes Edit

  • Free play mode was added in version 1.3.0
  • Challenge mode was added in version 1.4.161
  • The double Party Box option for two-player games was added in version 1.4.161

Community Corner Edit

Which gamemode is your favorite?

The poll was created at 14:49 on January 15, 2018, and so far 33 people voted.