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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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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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Recruits - Development Log #4

Recruits - Development Log #4

1 year ago News 1 comment

We have some images and gif's of new features we are adding across the levels of Recruits and especially for the multiplayer map on Steam.

Recruits - Forum DevLog #3

Recruits - Forum DevLog #3

1 year ago News 2 comments

Development Log No.3 for Recruits on the Road to Steam Early Access.

Recruits - Steam Early Access Teaser

Recruits - Steam Early Access Teaser

1 year ago News 7 comments

We have just released a video showing off some of the content that will be in the Early Access build on Steam for 2014.

Recruits - Discourse Forums

Recruits - Discourse Forums

2 years ago News 0 comments

Recruits is now using a new style of Forum called 'Discourse'

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Chopper Pickup - Wallpaper

Chopper Pickup - Wallpaper

2 years ago Wallpapers 6 comments

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

Recruits Alpha Demo

Recruits Alpha Demo

3 years ago 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

3 years ago Wallpapers 0 comments

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

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ThePotatoGiant May 20 2012 says:

Are the characters seen in the video logs (the ones that look like rocks) are the final or are they just for test runs or something like that?

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3dRobbo May 20 2012 replied:

Yes they are the default UDK (the engine we are using) characters, we are in the process of replacing them with cool soldiers.

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DUBONTIME™ May 20 2012 says:

this game could be a fps

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ScubaSteve3465 May 7 2012 says:

This game reminds me alot of Company of Heroes, which is my favorite game by far. Deff. gona follow this one, keep it up guys.

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23-down Apr 30 2012 says:

Wow first time I'm hearing about this... Looks very similar to the classic Cannon fodders back on Amiga & PC.

Still I hope the players will also meet some friendly ai soldiers on the field maybe supporting in some areas. Just don't let it look like 4 vs 1000 that would be stupid.

tracking the game & good luck and keep it up it looks very promising.

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roman9441 Apr 29 2012 says:

Very cool :) The game look great specially model of tank

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Stylo Apr 29 2012 says:

Lol... This looks like Men of war: Vietnam :D

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IvanErtlov Apr 29 2012 says:

Great work - tracked!

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RayBarrera Apr 3 2012 says:

A follower on my page pointed your game out to me. It looks fantastic, keep it up!

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Mr.Lee Apr 1 2012 says:

awesome stuff, tracking. btw, what engine are you using?

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theflamingskunk Apr 1 2012 replied:

Unreal Engine 3.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

nice game

Jul 26 2012 by KiRGuDu


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