Black Powder \\ Red Earth is a 2D isometric tactical action game where players control 2 man cell teams conducting night raids into sprawling non-permissive environments. Inspired by John Hill's classic board game Squad Leader and Bullfrog's Syndicate; the game is class driven, offering a diversity of tactics and strategy without sacrificing run-and-gun shoot outs. It's a game where stealth is a means to approach and assess a target, the player is not punished for killing enemies and collateral damage is accepted as a necessary evil. In short, BPRE is a canvas, with an objective. Not a corridor crawler with pop up targets spawning grenades at your feet to keep you moving along or a stealth game where killing enemies earns you admonishment and empty moral standards.

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After 2 years, the storyline of Black Powder \\ Red Earth continues with a new graphic novel series that serves as a companion to the upcoming BPRE game being developed by Echelon Software.

Picking up 6 months after the events in Black Powder \\ Red Earth Volume 4, Cold Harbor Special Operations Contractors run a new kill-capture program targeting jihadists from the Islamic State and paramilitary officers from the Syrian Republican Guard inside a new Kurdish nation-state. With clients ranging from competing interests within the Kurdish government to Saudi Intelligence and the US Department of Defense, each operation serves multiple masters with their own mission statement and agenda to be carried out.

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dawiec Dec 26 2013 says:

Any more news on this title? Maybe some new screen shots? :)

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eva05 Creator
eva05 Jan 21 2014 replied:

We have a lot of working assets but when we debut the actual game, it will be in action :) Thanks for checking in :-D

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eva05 Jan 8 2014 replied:

We're cranking away. We're shooting to have an alpha playable in the next few months for the people who backed our first crowd funding effort. We'll be hopefully working with them to tune alpha 1 and then go loud :) Very much appreciate your interest ^o^

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eva05 Jan 17 2014 replied:

We want to get our a demo level up and running before we take anymore $ from people, but thanks!!

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Ardman55 Aug 5 2013 says:

This game looks really good, looking forward :D

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eva05 Creator
eva05 Sep 21 2013 replied:

Thanks! We're hard at work :)

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isbeorn Jul 1 2013 says:

This looks and sounds great and I really enjoyed Syndicate. Will be tracking! I love tactical shooters.

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eva05 Creator
eva05 Jul 11 2013 replied:

Thanks! We're hard at work building the first level out :)

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plyuto518 Jun 30 2013 says:

This game looks really cool!!

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eva05 Creator
eva05 May 22 2013 says:

Guys, we ran a limited number of tees to allow people to help support development of the game. Each order comes with a free 5 sticker - sticker pack. Please help us out and pick up a shirt here :

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marcoasibal May 17 2013 says:

So excited for this! Can't wait to see more news on development

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eva05 Creator
eva05 May 16 2013 says:

Echelon Software creators have launched blogs to document the development of our new title. Check out the development team blogs at:

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Omegakill May 9 2013 says:

Yeah this looks outstanding, almost like a 16bit version of Jagged Alliance 2, either way I'll be tracking this! Best of luck with the project!

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eva05 Creator
eva05 May 16 2013 replied:

Thanks! We are just launching our blogs to keep people better updated on the game as it develops :)

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