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Box Critters

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Box Critters
File:Box critters.jpg
DeveloperRocketSnail Games Ltd
TypeMassive Multiplayer Online Game
Launch dateFebruary 8, 2019
Current versionExperiment 5
PlatformOnline (HTML5)
StatusLive (public beta)

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Box Critters is a massively multiplayer online game created by Rocket Snail, the creator of Club Penguin and published by Hyper Hippo.It is set in a virtual world and the players play as cartoon hamster-avatars known as Critters. The game was announced via Rocket Snail's Twitter on April 12, 2017 and was released for public beta on February 8, 2019.[1]

Plot and Gameplay[edit]

The game plays similarly like it's distance cousin Club Penguin,There are Rooms that players can walk around in. The Tavern was the first Room that was revealed, and more rooms were subsequently created. The Port is the spawn point in the game.The game takes place on a island like area. There is a shop where players can buy clothing for there Critter with coins (however as of right now there is no way of earning money).You control your Critter by clicking on screen and the Critter will go to were you clicked.[2]

Development Timeline[edit]

April 12, 2017: Game was Announced by RocketSnail via it's Twitter

June 14, 2017: Game started production originally as a 3D Unity project

January 2019: 3D was scrapped in favor of a 2D look that looks more like it predecessor Club Penguin and so it is eaiser to update.[3]

February 8, 2019: Experiment One was released for public beta,The main purpose of this experiment was to test a basic chat and movement system whilst seeing how many players the servers could handle. This beta only had one room, the Tavern and you couldn't add any clothing.

April 10, 2019: Experiment Two was released adding a inventory and free items that you can once per week get by typing /freeitem

May 16, 2019: Experiment Three was released adding new rooms The Bridge,Lizard,and 3 new mascots (however only certain people can change there skin). You can only go between rooms using the command /room [blank]

October 20, 2019: Experiment Four was released as well as the Halloween 2019 event. It included the first room with a scrolling camera(Port),Introduced Coins that can let you buy more items from the shop and added Snowmen NPCs (however there have since been removed).

April 2, 2020: Experiment Five was released adding the first minigame into the game (however the game has been removed). As of right now this is the current version of the game[4]


Events are celebrations in Box Critters. Every event celebrates a different theme or holiday.

During events rooms will be decorated, new rooms will be accessible and exclusive items are available.

Events 2019[edit]

Name Start Date End Date Notes
Easter Egg Hunt 2019 April 18, 2019 April 28, 2019 It was Box Critters first official scavenger hunt and event.
Halloween 2019 October 20, 2019 November 6, 2019
Battle Bears Event 2019 November 13, 2019 November 25, 2019 It was based on a card game and was used to hype up the kickstarter
Christmas 2019 December 5, 2019 January 5, 2020 During the event, starting December 12, a new item code was released every day which gave players festive themed items

Events 2020[edit]

Name Start Date End Date Notes
Saint Patrick's Day 2020 March 11, 2020 April 1, 2020 In the event, players were tasked with finding eight four-leaf clovers around the Forest and finding all eight clovers would allow the player to obtain the Pot of Gold.
Easter Egg Hunt 2020 April 10, 2020 April 19, 2020 During the scavenger hunt, the player had to find and collect three eggs scattered around the Tavern. Once the eggs were found successfully, the player could find and collect the three bunny ears scattered around the Cellar.
Grad 2020 June 3, 2020 June 20, 2020
Summer 2020 July 15, 2020 August 16, 2020
Space Event 2020 August 16, 2020 September 4, 2020
Halloween 2020 October 7, 2020 November 8, 2020 The maze from Halloween 2019 returns, hiding the Halloween Scarf, Spider Costume and the returning Ghost.
Club Penguin Anniversary 2020 October 23, 2020 October 30, 2020 The event celebrated the 15th anniversary of the other game that RocketSnail has made, Club Penguin and on October 24, 2020, every player's critter was turned into a Penguin to celebrate.
CritterCON 2020 November 25, 2020 December 2, 2020 players could submit their own Box Critters fan-videos. They were shown in the Critter Con Hall on November 26, 2020. Players could submit their video on Twitter.
Christmas 2020 December 2, 2020 January 1, 2021 Starting December 13, one present would open every day to give players festive themed items.

Events 2021[edit]

Name Start Date End Date Notes
Box Critters 2nd Anniversary February 9, 2021 February 15, 2021 The event celebrated the 2nd anniversary of the game
Saint Patrick's Day 2021 March 15, 2021 March 20, 2021 Just like last year, players were tasked with finding eight four-leaf clovers in the Jungle, Finding all eight clovers would open the horseshoe gate inside a lava cave in the room and allow the player to obtain the Pot of Gold with a rainbow.


Minigames are an upcoming feature in Box Critters.

Combat Card Game[edit]

Combat Card Game is an upcoming minigame in Box Critters that lets critters battle monsters.The game test was launched with the introduction of experiment 5. The test game was removed however the game is accessible externally here.Currently, the game does not save the player's progress or coins but this feature is planned to be added in the future. The game uses cards to damage the enemy and is styled like a RPG.[5]

Critter Ball[edit]

Critter Ball (spelled Critterball) is an upcoming minigame in Box Critters. It is currently externally accessible here as a test, though it is planned to be playable at the Port. The game works similar to the mobile game in which you have to make a big piece of land without touching the edge of the map[6]

Critter Climb[edit]

Critter Climb is an upcoming minigame in Box Critters. The game will be located at the Jungle and involves the player climbing a stone statue whilst avoiding traps.[7]


  1. "Box Critters". Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  2. "Box Critters". RocketSnail. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  3. "Why was Box Critters changed from 3D to 2D in Early Development?". Box Critters Help. 2020-09-12. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  4. "Box Critters Help". Box Critters Help. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  5. "Box Critters Combat Card Game". Box Critters News. 2020-06-12. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  6. "Critterball". Box Critters News. 2020-06-13. Retrieved 2021-03-29.
  7. "Box Critters Critter Climb". Box Critters News. 2020-08-27. Retrieved 2021-03-29.

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