Recruits is a squad based top down shooter. Inspired by games like Cannon Fodder, Alien Swarm and Jagged Alliance Recruits puts players on the front lines of the battlefield to accomplish your missions through any means necessary. Fast paced and packed with explosions, Recruits offers a wide variety of features that allow you, and your friends to take command of the action and lead your men to victory.

Report article RSS Feed Recruits Alpha v0.04 (Mission, Weapons and Multiplayer Updates)

This version of the alpha includes a wide range of fixes and changes, new weapons, effects and performance increases.

Posted by 3dRobbo on Feb 2nd, 2013

Recruits Alpha v0.04 is ready to download and play now!

Desura Digital Distribution

In this version of Recruits we have done major updates to our code and environments. There were a few missions in need of lots of love, so Mission 2 and 3 have been dramatically fixed and changed to play and perform a lot better than previously. Make sure you try these mission out, we have unlocked all the missions in the menu so anyone can play any mission they choose.

New Weapons

In mission 2 there is now a Bow and Arrow that can be used to quietly take out enemies from a greater distance. Its a cool little weapon, the arrow get stuck in objects and you have the ability to charge up the weapon to cover more distance if needed.

An updates to our Airstrike ability (Required in Mission 3) give the airstrike a more powerful feel, making it much more realistic. The missile from the plane now comes in at a higher speed and really gives the illusion of heavy firepower from above. Take a look at the video below for it in action.


Multiplayer Update

If you follow our twitter, you might have seen that we have just done a successful multiplayer test. So now we are working on getting everything all nice and set up for everyone to test our in the coming versions of Recruits on Desura. 

Alpha 0.04 Change Log

  • ADDED
    • Bow and Arrow Weapon
    • New props
    • New vegetation
    • cloth effects
    • more performance
    • more realistic Airstrike
    • new menu scene
    • new tips for new objectives
  • CHANGED
    • Level 01 - Vegetation
    • Level 02 - Entire layout restructure
    • Level 03 - MIssion restructure
    • levels to be more optimised
  • FIXED
    • C4 objective bugs with C4 placement
    • Flame thrower Bugs when firing
    • Stealth detection issues (still some around)
    • Survival HUD issues while in a tank
    • Zero sound effects bug
    • chicken grunt noises


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pysiu
pysiu Feb 2 2013, 2:39pm says:

thx!
maybe i`ll be able to pass that mission 2 at last ;)

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fragfest2012
fragfest2012 Feb 2 2013, 4:47pm says:

I think that the airstrike looks more like a mortar, personally.

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roman9441
roman9441 Feb 2 2013, 11:09pm says:

Hmmm nice but I wonder in the futures will allow,us to driver chopper :), never regret support this game

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3dRobbo
3dRobbo Feb 3 2013, 7:11am replied:

There you go:
Youtube.com

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TyXo
TyXo Feb 3 2013, 9:20am says:

Good, I can't wait to test this ASAP :D

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