Steamroller Studios is a full service production house with a family friendly atmosphere. Our personal backgrounds are in film, having worked on such titles as Avatar, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, How to Train Your Dragon 2, and The Hobbit Trilogy. Our studio offers animation, programming, concept art, and more. We have worked on projects such as Rise of the Tomb Raider, Worms W.M.D., Deus Ex: Mankind Divided, Prey, Agents of Mayhem and many others, including our own original IP, Deadwood: The Forgotten Curse.
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During the day you must scavenge for resources. Advance the story while picking up wood, metal, stone and anything else you can find.


As the sun sets you have to start hunkering down. Build barricades, plant mines, ready your decoys and traps. Night is coming.


The Deadwood come out in full force at night. Use a combination of offense and defense to take them down and survive the night!

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You play as Lathe, a teenage woodling and an avid inventor. During your adventure you are accompanied by a stone giant named Roguard. Together you must fight back a horde of wooden zombies, better known as “The Deadwood” and stop their curse from spreading through the land of Knottington. 

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The Keepers Apprentice


A young woodling and avid inventor, Lathe would rather spend his time day dreaming than studying ancient books about some forgotten curses. But when the Deadwood are unleashed on the land of Knottington, it’s up to this unlikely hero to save the day. All of those lessons on building weapons and defenses are about to come in handy,

The Stone Companion


One of the mysterious stone companions. Roguard awakens at the same time as the Deadwood. He has no memory of his past, but he hasn’t lost his heart. He quickly joins Lathe on his adventure to stop the Deadwood curse. You couldn’t ask for a better friend than this gentle giant. His only fault is that he has a bad habit of falling asleep at the worst times.


  • Charming story.
  • Industry leading animation.
  • Art driven world.
  • Scavenge for resources.
  • Blend of adventuring and survival.
  • Quirky characters.
  • Open world to explore.
  • Coming to PC, XBOX ONE and PS4


Deadwood Comes Out Of The Woodwork