Breaking The Rules: The Roman Tournament is a third-person single and multiplayer brawl fighting game.
In the city of Rome has been organized a tournament which brings together the most fearsome fighters of the world.
Try your hand into a bloody battle completely physic-based!
Defeat your opponents, scale up the charts, play with four friends on your PC, or fight online against up to 12 players.
Who will win the title?
Who will be the best at "Breaking the rules"?
And remember, The last man standing WINS!
 
Features:

  • Advanced Fighting System completely ragdoll based, using Havok animation and physic for the whole collision system and for animation/physic blending.
  • FCS ( Fast Combo System ) concatenates attacks boosting attack power.
  • Dynamic stamina management that affects gameplay.
  • Co-op techniques like grab, and hold enemy.
  • 8 charismatic wrestlers, inspired to icons of pop culture of '70, '80. '90 and 2000s. Each one with his own particular style of combat, each one available in two different suits.
  • Realistic rendering with DOF, HDR FSAA, Motion Blur, particle effects and more.
  • Melee weapons and environment objects like chairs, tables, baseball sticks.
  • As the fight goes on, the effects on the players appears clearly visible with blood, cuts, bllod stains on the floor etc...less is the energy, slower become player movements and accuracy decreases too.
  • Multiplayer battles with up to 12 players. Multiplayer modes include Classic Brawl, and Team Battle.
  • Local Multiplayer brawl up to 4 players on the same machine
  • Classic 1vs 1 Arcade Mode
  • Team Battle Modes: Balanced ( 2vs2, 3vs3, 4vs4 ), Double dragon ( 2 vs all ) and Titan ( 1 vs all )
  • This BTR installment is totally set in Rome. Explore 8 of the most beautiful scenarios of the eternal city, faithfully reproduced, like “Piazza di Spagna” or “Ponte S. Angelo”!.

Minimum System Requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows 2000/ME/XP/Vista/Windows 7
  • CPU: 2.1Ghz or higher Multi-core or multiple processors at 2GHz or above recommended
  • RAM: 512MB minimum; 2GB recommended
  • Hard Disk Space: 900 MB
  • Video: Graphics card—Shader Model 2.0 (SM2.0) minimum; SM 3.0 with 512MB and above recommended
  • Sound Card: Direct X-compatible sound card
  • DirectX®: Directx 9c
  • Controller Support: Xbox360 gamepad and compatible commercial gamepads
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5 comments by TheBTRStudios on Aug 31st, 2012

There is no doubt that, like many other developers, we also had trouble trying to get our games onto Steam.
Being out from the popular DD platform forced us to stop updating the game.
The launch of Steam Greenlight (TM) gives now to devs like us a new chance of getting games on Steam.

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If you like Breaking The rules and want to see it updated and patched even more, vote for us!
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Breaking The Rules - T.r.T. - DEMO

Breaking The Rules - T.r.T. - DEMO

Jun 22, 2011 Demo 4 comments

After thinking a bit (and have received a lot of requests from the community), we decided it would be a good idea to release a demo to the public. The...

Breaking the Rules Manual

Breaking the Rules Manual

Jun 12, 2011 Guides 5 comments

"Breaking The Rules" is a third-person action/fighting game. Learn all of the key combos for each of the characters.

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Res1
Res1 Oct 14 2011, 8:27am says:

Ive been waiting for mouse controls before i come back. Are they out yet?

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intgr
intgr Oct 13 2011, 1:00pm says:

Hi! Is there a Linux version coming?

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myromance123
myromance123 Nov 13 2011, 6:53pm replied:

Curious to know about a native Linux version as well!

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AndyPawn
AndyPawn Aug 31 2011, 10:32am says:

Great fighting game.
A very good idea to have brawl fight and physic based fighters.
With friends is a lot of fun!

please fix residual bugs and improve animations a bit... and this could become a classic!

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MrLubaz
MrLubaz Aug 17 2011, 5:12pm says:

Idk.. i dont even want that game

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TheBTRStudios
TheBTRStudios Aug 13 2011, 9:39am replied:

Hi UDM, if you download the demo, it should ask you for updating itself to 1.3 when you launch it ( if you are connected to internet ) and if you click yes you shoud be redirected to fileplanet patch.
Let us know if you have troubles with this.

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udm
udm Aug 14 2011, 3:00am replied:

Thanks, I managed to install the patch, but after that it asks me for my license key. How do I deal with that?

+2 votes     reply to comment
TheBTRStudios
TheBTRStudios Aug 16 2011, 2:08pm replied:

Try to reinstall the demo and apply the new patch 1.3.1. it should be fixed with it.

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udm
udm Aug 17 2011, 7:57am replied:

That worked thanks!

First impressions of the latest update: game definitely feels a lot more solid. Demo suggests the game will be worth the purchase. In other words, you guys have got my money, and I'll spread the word around too. ;)

(Besides, the game's only $2 at Gamersgate right now!)

+2 votes     reply to comment
TheBTRStudios
TheBTRStudios Aug 18 2011, 12:49pm replied:

Thanks a lot!

Feel free to post this video link:
Youtube.com
everywhere around!

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Breaking The Rules
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Highest Rated (2 agree) 10/10

Graphics are OK. Obviously Doesn't pretend to be Crysis-like but looks like a mid-2000 game. ( first games of next-gen if you get the idea ). The controlls are a little bit hard, but the artificial inteligence is very smart. But the great part of the game is physics. Ragdoll physics of this game is incredible. It's even better than big name studios titles that usually use it only for ko's. Here ragdolls are always present in the fight and thanks to them you can feel every hit as little bit different…

Jun 20 2011, 6:52am by RabbitFreak

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 1/10

While I admire the developers attempt to create a ragdoll beat-em-up, I have to say, that this is simply the worst indie title I have ever played. The controls are incredbily clunky and sluggish. Combat is difficult and there are almost no combos at all. The combos that do exsist are simply punch, punch, or kick, kick, kick. "Special" moves are difficult to pull off, and certain characters are simply better to play than others due to their knock up and knock down capabilities. Characters have spines…

Aug 29 2011, 6:25am by MiahHman

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