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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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7 comments by 3dRobbo on Aug 1st, 2014

Hi everyone.

We are happy to announce that Recruits is now available to Steam Early Access!

If you have bought the alpha already you can get your Steam Key on Desura and Indiegamestand right now. People who bought the game through Groupees will be able to get keys in a couple of hours.

You will need to go to your Collection page ( There, you can locate your game and click on the link labeled 'keys' next to it. A window will pop up and provide you with your Steam Key.

Loginto your Indiegamestand account and navigate to your wallet. There you should find your Steam Key.

Groupees Keys are all ready to go now - log into your Groupees profiles, you will see a key under the Build a Greenlight Bundle tab.

We hope everyone enjoys the Early Access of Recruits as much as we do and we hope you leave as much feedback as possible. We are working on getting the Desura version up and running for those Desura players, but this may take some time as our team is VERY small and we need to devote a large chunk of development towards this.

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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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Gorzahg Jul 24 2012 says:

Just saw this on RPS. I loved the now ancient Cannon Fodder, which this game reminds me of.

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evil_clown07 Jul 24 2012 says:

looks great just bought it, great work so far looking foward to snow lvls!!!

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theflamingskunk Jul 24 2012 replied:

Haha thanks! Heres a little sneak peak :P (Note that its still WIP)

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Marty137 Jul 24 2012 says:

Can't wait until survival mode is live. I think It'll be a ton of fun.

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theflamingskunk Jul 24 2012 replied:

You shouldn't be needing to wait long ;)

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Marty137 Jul 24 2012 replied:

That's some good news!
By the way... I can't imagine how bad a skunk on fire would smell.

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theflamingskunk Jul 24 2012 replied:

Smells like pure, unadulterated love :P

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Phaymousb Jul 23 2012 says:

25th time trying to download the game, I'll still try to continue downloading it -__-

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Phaymousb Jul 24 2012 replied:

And I got it

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theflamingskunk Jul 24 2012 replied:

What was the issue that you were running into?

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Phaymousb Jul 24 2012 replied:

My download would freeze,stop,or crash, I'm guessing it was a technical issue with Desura. But I ended up downloading it because I refused to give up. Either way the game is fun.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

nice game

Jul 26 2012 by KiRGuDu

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