Oil Rush is a real-time naval strategy game based on group control. It combines the strategic challenge of a classical RTS with the sheer fun of Tower Defence. Fight the naval war between furious armies across the boundless waters of the post-apocalyptic world. Pump the ever-so-precious black gold by oil rigs, capture platforms and destroy the enemy in the sea and in the air. Be ingenious to unlock super technologies and quick to send your squads straight into the heat of the battle!

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The Fall Bundle

3 years ago News 18 comments

Leaves are falling and the weather is cooling - Fall is here! It's a great reason to offer you five great indie games in the Fall Bundle from Indie Royale! This compelling bundle is led by hit RPG To the Moon, along with the graphically gorgeous Oil Rush and critically acclaimed adventure Blackwell Deception, not to mention other great titles too! With deals like this, who cares if it's getting dark earlier, since that's even more reason to stay inside and play these great indie games!

The first game up in this seasonal bundle is RPG/sci-fi adventure game from Freebird Games To the Moon available for Windows on Steam, Desura and DRM-Free. Awarded with the "Best Story" award in GameSpot's 2011 Game of the Year awards, this is a game you can't miss! Created using the RPG Maker engine, To the Moon closely resembles an old-school Japanese RPG in its presentation and offers a uniquely beautiful soundtrack that helps contribute to the story-line. Play doctors from the future, Eva Rosalene and Neil Watts, who have been tasked with fulfilling their clients' life-long wishes using a technology that creates artificial memories, enabling them to die at peace. Eva and Neil have been hired by Johnny Wyles who has an unfulfilled desire to go to the moon. This title differs from traditional adventure games in that it features light puzzles and arcade sequences and focuses on a moving and quite compelling tale. Adventure Gamers celebrates To the Moon for offering "(a)n incredibly moving narrative with a unique premise, sympathetic characters, and a powerful climax."

Next up is Oil Rush from Unigine available for Windows, Mac and Linux on Steam, Desura and DRM-Free (also includes OST and Tower Defense Map DLC for Desura and DRM-free only!) This game offers the strategic challenge of a classic RTS with the sheer fun of Tower Defense, alongside a gorgeous custom game engine. It's set in a post-apocalyptic world that's completely covered by water, where the limited oil that's left on the Earth is fiercely sought after by the remaining factions of humans who have survived. Play a young commander who is tasked leading an aquatic army to conquer bases to acquire oil, units and defenses by carefully allocating your troops to attack your strongest enemies while defending the platforms you've conquered. Destructoid says "Oil Rush isn't just a joy to behold in action, but manages to make an old genre feel fresh while looking the part."

Also featured is adventure game from Wadjet Eye Games, Blackwell Deception, available for Windows on Steam, Desura and DRM-Free. In the fourth game in the hit series, following the Blackwell Trilogy previously featured in an earlier Indie Royale bundle, play medium Rosangela Blackwell (Rosa) and Joey, a ghostly spirit from the early twentieth century who follows Rosa around and is based on her familial heritage. Rosa has turned her abilities into a job, investigating supernatural incidents while working with Joey who has been entrapped in an afterlife of helping spirits move onto the next world. While part of the Blackwell series, Blackwell Deception plays well as a standalone game offering excellent voice acting, witty dialogue and interesting characters. According to Rock Paper Shotgun, "The Blackwell Deception is hands-down [Wadjet Eye's] best adventure yet, and one of my favourites in a very long time."

Included in this Fall Bundle is a unique audio-visual sequencer that takes the structure of a color-matching puzzler - AVSEQ from Big Robot, available for Windows and Mac on Steam, Desura and DRM-Free. Separated into 9 standalone sequences, this game offers a musical tapestry and trippy visuals. The goal is to trigger a set number of notes before time runs out by matching colors and over time building a song. According to GameSpot, AVSEQ offers a "[l]ovely mixture of challenging gameplay and ambient music."

Last up is Populous-inspired world-shifter Reprisal from Reprisaluniverse - available for Windows, Mac and Linux on Desura and DRM-Free. This RTS is based on playing god and ultimately conquering the most land. Enjoy many enticing special powers (fire towers, lightning strikes and swamps) only to be torn apart when multiple tribes take over your lands; your goal is to build up your previous glory by fighting back. As you conquer lands, your people will rebuild. Rock Paper Shotgun applauds Reprisal: "It’s quick and simple, yet impressively deep once you get into the thick of things."

And those who pay $8 USD or their currency equivalent during the Fall Bundle will get a great fantasy electro 8-bit album from Makeup and Vanity Set: '88:88', a $9 value on its own. All songs in this album are inspired by the short film 88:88 directed by Joey Ciccoline. Steven Cornfield of These Old Colors celebrates this album saying: "(the) arpeggiation of the bleeps and the growling bass and the four on the floor in the background like in 'System Override' makes me want to do something creative."

You can find more information on the Fall Bundle, including real-time statistics and its current price, on its official website or via its Facebook and Twitter pages. And remember, you'll want to get in early while the prices are still low (unless kind purchasers lower the price) so you can get in on this Fall Bundle before it's gone!

Oil Rush map pack DLC Released on Desura

Oil Rush map pack DLC Released on Desura

3 years ago News 0 comments

The first DLC features a completely new tower defense game co-op mode.

Oil Rush is released!

Oil Rush is released!

3 years ago News 21 comments

Oil Rush naval strategy game is released. Global war for oil is started! This naval strategy game features single player campaign, quick game and multiplayer...

Oil Rush build 0.95

Oil Rush build 0.95

3 years ago News 33 comments

Another new build released toward the final game, 0.95 have lots of new things among them bug fixes for Linux full-screen mode and other things

Oil Rush 0.91, release date is set!

Oil Rush 0.91, release date is set!

3 years ago News 4 comments

The global war for oil begins on January 25, 2012. Show all your strategic talent to keep your platforms defended on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X and join...

Oil Rush is a real-time naval strategy game based on group control. It combines the strategic challenge of a classical RTS with the sheer fun of Tower Defence. Fight the naval war between furious armies across the boundless waters of the post-apocalyptic...
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Richi902 Oct 19 2012 says:

cant play the game because of this stupid camera bug, the camera is moving by itself.
ubuntu 12.10-64bit

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rbt2008 Oct 19 2012 replied:

Hi Richi902,

For temporary fix please copy and paste this line in terminal before running the game:

sudo rm /dev/input/js0

This command will disable joystick device and game will be run smoothly. Thanks!

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avarisclari Jan 21 2013 replied:

I hate to post this so long after the date, but it isn't a joystick issue, it's a drop sensor. In my case it is hp_accel, though it may vary system to system. You have to code in to ignore controllers with no buttons/hats to ignore it.

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Richi902 Oct 19 2012 replied:

yeah, i just noticed it was my joystick(old ps3 controller).
but anyway, why is the game even trying to use a joystick, if its mouse game ? :P

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makson96 Sep 10 2012 says:

64 bit Linux version do not download for me either. Unigine Corp please post any statement about this bug.

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ann.chapa Sep 24 2012 replied:

New patch was uploaded. It should work now. Sorry for this bug.

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makson96 Sep 26 2012 replied:

Thanks. It works.

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congzzz Sep 11 2012 replied:

at the moment, scrawl has given us a temporary workaround to play. download the 32 bit version of Oil Rush, and then create a symlink named OilRush_x64 pointing to OilRush_x86 in the bin folder

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congzzz Sep 8 2012 says:

So got the 32 bit game running on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with the workaround done, but when I try to play the game, the camera keeps rotating and moving to some direction, as if the keys were stuck. However, I don't see how that can be possible. Is anyone else getting this?

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gabsd84 Sep 10 2012 replied:

Yep. I get the same problem as well. You can try unplugging your keyboard, starting the game and then plugging the keyboard in again. Not ideal but it should stop the spinning...at least it did for me.

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congzzz Sep 10 2012 replied:

I'm playing on a laptop though D:

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Oil Rush
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Highest Rated (12 agree) 10/10

Great rts game. It has elements of tower defence and is easy to pick up. Although it hasonly a few campaign missions in this pre-order beta more are beign added and there are tons of maps that you can use in multiplayer or human vs ai. The graphics are top notch and the game supports linux. Well worth the money.

Sep 25 2011 by n3wu53r

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