Mine precious gold from the deformable terrain in order to buy better weapons, digging tools, and deployable defenses. Use these assets to defend your disembodied brain and bankrupt your opponent!

Old-school 2D sidescroller pixel graphics coupled with an extremely detailed physics simulation makes for a mix of nostalgia and surprising gameplay.

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13 comments by Uraikus on Sep 17th, 2011

Yup, a fresh build is out, immediately available here, or on the HIB download page for you dear Humble Bundle customers! Mostly fixes and tweaks in this one, but there’s some new fun content too!

  • Fixed broken custom pie menu options; now they work as advertised
  • Fixed over-drawing of glow effect on selection cursor and aiming reticules. No more fat glows
  • Fixed duplicate team objective cursors added each frame in activities.
  • Fixed additional (I think all!) mouse control conflicts with other control schemes.
  • Fixed resolution setting issue. The game will now try to use whatever res is set in settings.ini, no matter how high or silly it is. The in-game options menu will still automatically set to 2x fullscreen scaling on high resolutions though. This is a compromise between what will suit first time players, and the power users who want inappropriately high resolutions.
  • Gave the Coalition Gatling Drone some more Coalitionish sprites – Lizard
  • Added Thumper Grenade Launcher; tweaked Nailgun, Railgun, Scouting Rifle, Annihilator, and a lot of other stuff –CaveCricket48
  • Improved Lua AI sentry behavior. Improved aiming at very short distances – Abdul
  • The Dummy Rocklet now respond to delivery/stay/return orders properly – Abdul
  • Made grappling gun more mouse-friendly – CaveCricket48
  • The Lua AI was modified to make it easier to add custom behaviors. Humans try to fly to their targets after losing both their legs. Added a Lua AI for the Gatling Turret – Abdul
  • Updated enemy drops in activity scripts, fixed a bug on the Annihiliator – CaveCricket48
  • AI now fires the Annihiliator with longer-charged shots. – Abdul
  • Heavy Sniper rounds no longer bounceCaveCricket48
  • Balancing of Blast Runner and Gatling Drone and Turrets – TheLastBanana

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Mod Overpowered 1.2.3

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Nov 12, 2013 OPW (OverPoweredWeapons) Full Version 1 comment

this mod doesnt mean anything for me right now, in the mean while, im going to port it to the 1.5

MAC 11 mod

MAC 11 mod

Nov 25, 2012 MAC 11 mod Full Version 0 comments

This is the mod. hope you like it! if you have any suggestions, please don't hesitate to ask. again, it replaces the dummy rail pistol.

The Legend of zalo

The Legend of zalo

Sep 28, 2012 Full Version 0 comments

Here it is in all its glory. Unzip the file and place "zalo.rte" in your main Cortex Command directory (with the .exe).

CC-MW2.rte v0.8

CC-MW2.rte v0.8

May 20, 2011 CC - Modern Warfare 2 Full Version 1 comment

The alpha version of Cortex Command, this is the latest version, lots of new stuff, including lots of secondary fire modes activated with "Z" EDIT : now...

CC-MW2.rte Alpha Version

CC-MW2.rte Alpha Version

Dec 24, 2010 CC - Modern Warfare 2 Full Version 0 comments

The alpha version of Cortex Command, at the date of uploading this is half a year old. So no new stuff here :D

CrowGuard V1

CrowGuard V1

May 12, 2010 The CrowGuard Full Version 6 comments

Here it finally is, slowed due to exams, finished just before the next bout of exams hehe lots of new stuff more info below

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Robots! Jan 9 2009 says:

BTW, the profile says its a first person shooter. THAT IS NOT TRUE. Also, this is an indie game.

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Dra6o0n Jan 9 2009 says:

This may be fun with a 2-4 player coop too, imagine exploring huge dungeons underground that requires tools to excavate things further down, but usually with more and harder enemies.

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Robots! Jan 9 2009 replied:

try some mods.

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npc_violent Feb 22 2009 replied:

The Moddb Mods of CC are somewhat low quality, there are better ones at the Data Realms Forums Datarealms.com

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Dra6o0n Jan 10 2009 replied:

Oh wait, its more like tower defence... But it should be nice to add in rpg elements and stats so you can control a strong hero only, and at the same time command other bots to do things.

Wonder if someone can make a open world RTS+3rd|PerShotr or something...

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Spiritlol Jan 9 2009 says:

this seems like clonk

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Robots! Jan 2 2009 says:

i think thsi would count as an indie game?

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Robots! Dec 15 2008 says:

im going to post game-related news from www.datarealms.com/devlog on the moddb site from now on. okay?

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Robots! Dec 7 2008 says:


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theshodan Oct 29 2007 says:

Wow, I didn't know this game got added.

The game is for download, and it's in testing stage. Anyone can play it.

If you look to your right, you will find a very obvious link to the site where you can download it, www.datarealms.com

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