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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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PredatorFett Jul 22 2013, 5:08pm says:

This game is unplayable, can't see anything when playing a mission. Uninstalled, and I wish I had a refund. Alpha or not, I bought it with the knowledge that instant access to alpha meant it wouldn't be COMPLETELY unplayable. How can you test for bugs when the screen is grey? To hell with this.

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3dRobbo Jul 22 2013, 7:52pm replied:

Hey PredatorFett, Im sorry to hear it didnt work. We are looking at your problem now and your post on our forums. Did the Free Demo work for you and now the full game doesn't?
Hopefully we can fix this up for you soon!

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elenipippos Jul 13 2013, 4:59am says:

I cant play this on my Mac !!!!!!

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Drixx Jul 1 2013, 8:06pm says:

A very nice game a bit hard. stealth would be better if the enemy went into alert mode. i got spotted killed the guard hid behind a rock and every soilder on the map new where I was.

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soundcreepy Jun 22 2013, 12:26pm says:

It always starts to worry me when a developer goes silent both here and on their own forums :(

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3dRobbo Jun 23 2013, 5:45pm replied:

Dont worry! We are totally still here, just going through some great developments. Wont be long now :)

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bumbum1991 Jun 27 2013, 7:39am replied:

Good to hear, I've been worrying about you guys as well.

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streamdream May 14 2013, 1:52pm says:

I bought this game some days ago and it's great, it's super fun and addictive and for just being in alpha im gonna say its really impressiv. I can't wait to see what the geniuses of this game comes up with next. Great work.

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3dRobbo May 19 2013, 5:34am replied:

Thank you very much! We have loads of great stuff on the way, its been a bit slow update wise around here (i'll be posting soon about this) but its because we are doing lots of back end work, not much to show visually. Updates will be back soon! Don't worry! :)

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Woodoochild Apr 25 2013, 4:33am says:

Recruits is a great game. I feel the Cannon Fodder gameplay. & That's really good. :o)
But not easy, in actual development state.

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