The next installment in the Iron Grip series from ISOTX, makers of Iron Grip: Warlord, Iron Grip: Marauders is a browser game unlike any other. Using the Unity engine, Marauders is a turn-based strategy game where players assume the roles of airship captains able to take advantage of research and engineering to create an entirely unique army to combat enemies with. Choose to fly solo or fight together with other captains in alliances; deploy troops onto a variety of rich maps for fights over wealth and territory; research new technologies to defend or destroy. The options are yours. The fight is yours. And with Iron Grip: Marauders being promised to be free to play for all, the fight is everyone's.

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Iron Grip: Marauders is now taking beta sign-ups every week! Also a first look at gameplay through a new launch trailer.

Posted by ashelia on Aug 11th, 2010

Some exciting news--our beta is now live and the sign up form is on the Iron Grip: Marauders website now. We will be approving people who sign up each week and it will be in this phase for the next several weeks! Click here to sign up for our phase one of the beta.

The Trailer

This is our first beta trailer to show everyone. It shows some footage of the game and features music directly from our soundtrack. This is really exciting to show everyone--hope it prompts you guys to sign up!

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figalot Aug 11 2010 says:

Very cool looking, im a bit dissapointed that they took out fps but the fact its free makes up for it

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Newbez Aug 11 2010 replied:

:-) didn't know it was free niceee

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Lacedaemonius Aug 12 2010 replied:

Hopefully it isn't free like Nexon's games are "free"

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PierreOfTheFrench Aug 12 2010 replied:

Oh wow, I didn't realize it was free either. I did love the FPS part about it too but this looks great!

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Shoelip Aug 14 2010 replied:

Well the HL2 mod was free and had both FPS or RTS gameplay depending on which side you were on. Too bad they aren't developing it anymore.

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Kyou. Aug 11 2010 says:

This is just another great branch to the Iron Grip universe. Man My favorite Indie group And my favorite web engine in one place, Pants has been more than jizzed.

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Kamikazi[Uk] Aug 11 2010 says:

In my opinion i think you guys kinda ruined this game. I personally liked the idea off it being the FPS/RTS mix and it had decent graphics. Now it just looks like a pretty generic RTS 2d game.

Still atleast your trying something different just not making the game twice but i personally don't like the new changes.

Wish you guys luck though :D.

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Elizabeth_Lestrad Aug 11 2010 replied:

My disappointment is that its an online only "web game" (which partly explains the lower quality graphics." But I agree, they should have done something more with the Iron Grip mod that they had made for HL2.

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UACmarine208 Aug 11 2010 replied:

I love Iron Grip, but like everyone says, it's just a generic RTS now.
Why can't you guys just work on Iron Grip The Oppression? I loved the RTS vs FPS style.
Still, I'm a sucker for steampunk, going to try this out.

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meazum Aug 11 2010 says:

Some of the graphics are looking really good and slick as usual, but some of the things in that trailer look more HoN/Lol/WC3bent which looks quite out of place compared to the tanks and other more classical ISOTX looking features.

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Kitsunami Aug 11 2010 says:

Same as above.

best of luck, but I preferred the hybrid of RTS/FPS.

This is just another game on the long list of tired and overused RTS elements...

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infl1ct1on Aug 11 2010 says:

I agree with the comments above.. nothing in this really interests me.. The RTS/FPS game (I think IG:Warlords) was so much fun when I tried the demo, but this is just another generic RTS from the looks of it.

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MrTambourineMan Aug 11 2010 says:

Wow, it's looking very very good, I really hope and believe that this will be a breakthrough you were waiting for.

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izzysinz Aug 11 2010 says:

Cant wait for this, didnt realise how good it looked until i delved a little deeper and now im hooked.

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Elementalist Aug 11 2010 says:

At a lot of the above comments... Well, really that's just sad.

"Looks like a generic RTS"

Well, if you'd bothered to read, as well as look, you'd know that it, well, isn't even an RTS. It's turn-based strategy. If you didn't even read the second sentence in the description, it worries me how much else you skipped over which could easily lead to your negative opinions.

First try reading the information available, then give it a chance. Maybe actually try playing it. But at the very least read before judging.

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NCC-1701 Aug 11 2010 says:

Wow, after IG: Warlord this is a huge letdown. It looks like an out-of-date RTS game now. Mixing FPS and RTS in IG: Warlord was pure genious but going from that to a turn-based strategy game is really sad.

I really like steampunk, and I LOVE IG: Warlord, but I definately won't be playing this game.

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Ndition Aug 11 2010 says:

I love the steampunk universe of Iron Grip, it would be cool with an isometric rpg based out of it.

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BurningPet Aug 11 2010 says:

I am a bit worried about the quality level of the people who hang out around here.

RTS? sweet loving hesus, this is a turn based strategy game, and a fine looking one for that matter.

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Kyou. Aug 11 2010 says:

I bet if they were releasing warlords2 u guys wud b like the same old generic gameplay and be just as ****** as most of u guys are now .

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Anonymousperson Aug 11 2010 says:

Hmm, I'm getting some weird tabletop war game vibes from this...

Tabletop Iron Grip?
Hell yes

Anyway, yay for turn-based games, it's still not dead yet

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vfn4i83 Aug 12 2010 says:

I still have really big hopes for the Iron Grip guys, and really want to see this new iteration in this awesome universe.

Great work so far and best of luck.

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AcidBarrel Aug 12 2010 says:

Not to mention this is a BROWSER game, and not a downloaded game, nice and light weight. Really good looking for a Browser based game. I don't know what some people are saying but this is a master piece.

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ANtY93 Aug 12 2010 says:

great website!

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Commissar1032 Aug 12 2010 says:

Not really liking this. Should have stuck with the FPS/RTS. O well wish you guys luck.

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Savci Aug 12 2010 says:

I won't play it, but it looks cool compared to most browser games.
"Sing up now" girl is know..Evony-ish :D

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