Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker 2.8 and Water Gun Wars Released
Albany, NY - August 22nd, 2012 - The release of Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker 2.8 includes Water Gun Wars, an open source high action FPS that uses Water Guns. Also the RPG Maker mode has been improved and includes several additional features. Water Gun Wars includes CTF, Drenchmatch, Team Drenchmatch, Instadrench, Base Capture, and more. Visit for the download and more information. is the Water Gun Wars community set to feature screens, videos, comics, and more. Water Gun Wars serves as the base for the upcoming commercial high action coop wave defense game Last Kid Standing at

Key features of Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker 2.8:


A working Masterserver
Brand new powerful UI which will eventually support widgets
Freecusor. You can use a cursor for your games
Significantly improved in game Text Editor
New decals and particles, mainly for "WaterGun Wars"

Water Gun Wars

Game modes Drenchmatch, Team Drenchmatch, CTF, Capture, Instadrench, and more
New weapon and announcer sounds
Beautiful new map Snowcourt by Kid_Matthew
Several Water Guns including the Water Pistol, Chaingun, Sniper, Rocket Launcher, Double Barrel Shotgun, and Grenade Launcher
Fast Paced Water Gun Blasting Action


Overhaul item system - allows dynamic and varying values (ie Diablo), all items will still stack where possible.
New inventory management system - items are now managed as sets of identical bases
Numerous new and functional interfaces for the UI system
Includes trade and looting
Paperdoll equipment UI with by slot filtering for equipment
Implemented merchant types, with trading rates, multiple currencies and even store credit.
Ammunition can now be recovered for projectile based and thrown weapons
Tons of bugfixes and new features

About Platinum Arts LLC:

Platinum Arts LLC is dedicated to providing the best in fun and free software and game design tools. The projects Last Man Standing Coop ( and Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker ( have in total been featured in over thirty magazines and received many awards including Best Doom 3 Mod Of The Year at the IGF for Last Man Standing Coop. Both Last Man Standing Coop and Platinum Arts Sandbox Free 3D Game Maker have been in the top 10 for best mod/indie games of the year at moddb out of thousands.