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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.

As players progress through the game they will gain ranks and respect amongst their fellow soldiers, giving them bonus abilities, unlocked items and perks to better defeat their enemies. The main aim for the player is to complete their missions and gain as many kill points as possible. The higher the rank of the player, the more efficient soldier they are, giving the team a better chance of surviving the missions and ultimately the war.

In each level, players will have to move out, saving POW's and civilians, avoiding traps, searching out and killing Enemy Soldiers, destroying enemy buildings and vehicles in order to safely get extracted from the battlefield.

Recruits is an action packed Top Down Shooter that will deliver you and your friends to the front lines of brutal combat situations.

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1 comment by 3dRobbo on May 12th, 2014

We are very sorry for the lack of information coming out of here lately. We can now pick it all up again as we have made some progress towards the Steam tests. So the development log will be short this week but its the start of more to come. I might have said that before but this is truly the last little push to get it to you guys. 

Here are some small gif's on the things you will see from the Steam Tests and Release in the Multiplayer Level.


We are finalizing some menu stuff and then we will be ready to hand out the keys for testing. We are just making sure everything goes smoothly and then we will get stuck right into it.

Multiplayer Maps

The multiplayer map will have some cool little features in it that we will be showing over the next week and through testing. One of these features is the interior spaces for the huts. We have rigged up the huts to have see-through roofs and it will really allow for some interesting gameplay in this level.

Also we have our flow maps working nicely now on our levels. Here is a little image of them and how they look in the final game.


Again we are so sorry for the lack of updates and will get you more and more now as we are finding more time to put into Recruits and the release on Steam.

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Chopper Pickup - Wallpaper

Chopper Pickup - Wallpaper

Jan 20, 2013 Wallpapers 6 comments

1920x1200 Wallpaper of Choppers in Recruits (not game camera).

Recruits Alpha Demo

Recruits Alpha Demo

Dec 10, 2012 Demo 0 comments

This demo includes 2 of the missions from the full version alpha. Many features and bug fixes are missing in this demo but it's main purpose is to give...

Tank Battles - Wallpaper

Tank Battles - Wallpaper

Aug 26, 2012 Wallpapers 0 comments

1920x1080 Wallpaper of Tanks in Recruits (not game camera). Our Blog

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bumbum1991 Aug 19 2012, 11:35pm says:

Hey, mate. I have a couple of questions:
1/From the look of it, the game is set in the Cold War era, right? I could see the Vietnam jungle as well as screenshots from snowy mission (Russia?)
2/Do you plan to release the game on Steam also? I like Desura but I would prefer to keep all my games in one place.
Thank you,

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LaserBurst Aug 20 2012, 11:15am replied:

[ENG] Idiot, almost all games will be in Steam. Steam does not take the alpha and beta versions of games.

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bumbum1991 Aug 20 2012, 11:41am replied:

I do know that, mate. That's why there's the word "plan" in my question.

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bumbum1991 Aug 20 2012, 11:53am replied:

By the way, I believe that there are games here which are not available on Steam; maybe that's why we have Indie Royale to promote lesser known titles.

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LaserBurst Aug 20 2012, 11:06am replied:

Идиот, почти все игры из десуры будут в стиме. Стим не принимает альфа и бета версии игр.

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3dRobbo Aug 20 2012, 4:10am replied:

1. Yes you are correct, we arn't going to be 100% authentic on the locations/time, levels will be from around the world, whatever looks cool really, but yes mainly cold war era.
2. We really hope so. I'll ask about the steam key ( I'm pretty sure the Desura key can be used later if we ever get to steam - ie you WONT have to purchase twice) - But to be sure, I'll find out for you.

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bumbum1991 Aug 20 2012, 5:14am replied:

Thanks for the answer, mate. I'm downloading the game right now, I'll provide you feedback later.

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irogue Aug 19 2012, 6:21am says:

I hope this game gets Indy title of the year award, i would also like to see it more advertised it would be a crying shame that this great game went un noticed by the masses.

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3dRobbo Aug 19 2012, 7:53am replied:

I hope so too! Thank you!
Well if you (or anyone else) has any suggestions on getting the game out there more please let me know. :)

I really appreciate the support from everyone so far!

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Omnicr○n Aug 17 2012, 3:19pm says:

Wow looks soo fun! I cant wait for the future release of this game, id defiantly buy this for retail price.

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