Anniversary Celebration Event: Brawl with the Devs!

Brawl it out with the YCG crew in some friendly online matches in Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon, King of Cards, and Showdown!

Calling all puzzlers, shovel-warriors, & card connoisseurs! To celebrate the anniversaries of: Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon (December 13th, 2021), Shovel Knight: King of Cards (December 10th, 2019), and Shovel Knight Showdown (December 10th, 2019), we are hosting some friendly in-game matches with the Yacht Club Games crew!


The event begins on Thursday, December 15th at 11:30am PT / 2:30pm ET!

If you want to play, please make sure to sign up with the link below! We will email you with further directions on where to check on the day of the event!

Sign Up To Play Here:

Join our Discord Here:

Q: What do I need to play?

You will need a Steam account, a computer capable of running Remote Play Together, a solid internet connection, and your choice of peripheral (controller, keyboard, etc.)! You will also need to join our Discord server! We’ll have a special event channel lobby for players.

Q: How do I join your Discord server?

You can join it here:

Q: Do I need to own the game?

Since we are hosting with Steam Remote Play Together, you do not need to own a copy of the game.

Q: How do I access my Steam Friend Code?

In your Steam client, hover your mouse over your screen name (located in the navigation bar). Select the "Friends" option in the pull-down tab. This will bring you to your friend page! Select "Add a Friend". On this page, you will see your 10 digit Friend Code.

Q: How do I know if I’ve been selected to play?

On the day of the event, all entrants will receive access to a Discord channel called "Play With the Devs Lobby". Please post in #check-in to confirm your attendance!

If you are chosen to battle with us, then we'll @ you in the #check-in channel and send over a friend request on Steam to start our Remote Play session.

Q: How long will the event last?

2 hours in total!

  • Pocket Dungeon matches will begin at 12 PM PST

  • Showdown / Joustus matches will begin at 1 PM  PST 

The event will officially conclude at 2 PM PST (so we can eat lunch!)

Q: What do I get if I win?

A virtual high-five!

Note: If a connection is unstable or sluggish, we may choose to move on to the next player. Sorry!

Pocket Dungeon VS Matches:

  • Each entrant will play a friendly 1v1 best of 3 matches with the Yacht Club Games crew!

  • Each entrant can pick any character they would like to play as

Showdown Matches:

  • Each entrant will play a friendly 1v1 best of 3 matches with the Yacht Club Games crew!

  • Stages will be selected randomly

Matches will be chosen randomly

Joustus Matches

  • Each entrant will play a friendly 1v1 best of 3 card game matches with the Yacht Club Games crew!

  • Matches will be chosen randomly

We look forward to playing with you! See ya there!