In IRON GRIP: WARLORD, the first commercial game from Isotx, the player plays as an Atelian warrior from Warlord Sahrab's army. The nomadic state of Atelia is being invaded by the imperialistic Confederation and everything from their religion to their independence is being threatened. Due to its own internal weakness and fractured city-states, Atelia has struggled and largely failed to fight the movement. It is now up to you and a close-knit of rebels--either AI controlled or fellow players--to repel the invader and save Atelia.

As a Warlord, you must use all of your skill to defend the city against the Confederate attacks. In an innovative blend of RTS and FPS gameplay, you will employ urban guerrilla tactics to fight off the hordes of soldiers. You must protect your city at all costs, by building defense structures, setting traps, and taking the enemy on yourself.

Based on the Quake 3 engine, this project is the latest offering in the Iron Grip Universe.

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Today, ISOTX announced the completion of the advanced graphics upgrade for its strategy based 3D browser game, Iron Grip: Marauders. The most important improvements include in-game camera enhancements as well as a full upgrade of the Unity 3D engine.

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Iron Grip: Marauders is the first online strategy game to deliver full 3D graphics directly in your browser. Thanks to a unique integration with Unity software, it is able to combine advanced strategic planning together with 3D tactical battles in a turn-based format.


The camera angles inside the game have been changed from an isometric point of view to a perspective camera. A zoom function has been included to allow closer inspection of units and structures. These alterations were made largely in response to player requests to highlight the game's 3D capabilities more.

Unity Upgrade

At the same time, the Unity engine software has been upgraded from version 2.7 to 3.0. This development increases the stability of the game in the browser as well as paving the way for more sophisticated graphical features. Improvements such as highly detailed terrain maps, light effects and more will now be easier to realize. The aforementioned features are scheduled to be introduced at some point in the coming months.

Iron Grip: Marauders Needs You!

Iron Grip: Marauders Needs You!

4 years ago News 1 comment Report

Vote for IG:M for the MotY/IotY awards. We'd appreciate it and so would Warlord Sahrab.

Iron Grip: Warlord Hits Steam, Full-Force!

Iron Grip: Warlord Hits Steam, Full-Force!

5 years ago News 31 comments Report

After a year of waiting, IG: Warlord is finally available on Steam. With a new map in the works and added Steamworks features, this spells big news for...

Version 1.12

Version 1.12

5 years ago News 1 comment Report

Iron Grip ends 2009 with a bang, a brand new patch for Iron Grip: Warlord! Enjoy it ModDB, and from ours to yours: happy holidays!

From Conception to Birth

From Conception to Birth

6 years ago News 8 comments Report

Some behind the scenes look at concept art for the game begins with this update, as well as another sneak peek at what's to come.

What would you do for freedom? In Iron Grip: Warlord, the nomadic civilization of Atelia is being swallowed by the massive Confederation. It's a hopeless and tiresome battle; for every enemy Confederate that falls, five more takes their place. Outnumbered...
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Patch 1.12

Patch 1.12

5 years ago Patch 0 comments

The patch for version 1.12, if you have Warlord previously installed, install this on top of it!

Version 1.12

Version 1.12

5 years ago Full Version 13 comments

The full install for Iron Grip: Warlord, including the latest patch, version 1.12.

The Happy Friar's Civy's

The Happy Friar's Civy's

6 years ago The Happy Friar's Civy's Full Version 2 comments

The Atelia warriors wienied out! Who's left but the common person! Now, as a civy, pick up the dropped weapons of the "warriors" and defend the city while...

Patch 1.11

Patch 1.11

6 years ago Patch 0 comments

This is the patch to upgrade 1.xx to 1.11 of Warlord. This is the latest patch and a must have for online play.

Version 1.11

Version 1.11

6 years ago Demo 0 comments

This is the demo with the latest patch, version 1.11, which adds custom map support.

Iron Grip: Warlord version 1.10

Iron Grip: Warlord version 1.10

6 years ago Full Version 0 comments

The latest demo of Warlord, patched up and ready for the Winter Offensive. Download this if you have not download the prior version and patch; if you...

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Nickel_Dare Jun 3 2010 says:

lol i got a awsome bug..
I downloadet the Demo with Steam and somehow got the Full Version 8D..

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Kyou. Jun 12 2010 replied:

same thing happend to my freind its like OMG

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OtakuManu Sep 26 2010 replied:

Lol it happen to me too...

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KiwiWarrior Jun 5 2010 replied:

omg you lucky ****** lol

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KiwiWarrior May 31 2010 says:

the only thing this game needs is a friends list system xD , so you can see were your friends are and just click on there name to join that game xD

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Kyou. Jun 2 2010 replied:

Wel i gues thats what their working on kiwi in steamworks along with Voip and all the other steamfeatures

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KiwiWarrior Jun 2 2010 replied:

ewww steam not steam its a virus

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Kyou. May 26 2010 says:

i love the overall design of this game in terms of gameplay and the world its set in. the concepts are really good , and online play is very good(depending if you got goodplayers:D) teamwork VoIP normal while i play. i was so glad wen i got this game i even Paid for my freinds versions so they could play with me :D

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Genghis91 May 16 2010 says:

Why is this under released Indie games if it even says that it is commercial, argh annoying!

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ashelia May 17 2010 replied:

It's commercial in that you pay $7 for the rest of the game, but it was developed by a team of 3 people and is very much indie. We're not a commercial studio.

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