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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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Thanks for your support!

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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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pysiu Jul 25 2013, 3:56am says:

gratz on getting GL, i just hope that doesn`t mean you will ditch Desura like some other games :P

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megaflux Aug 9 2013, 10:05pm replied:

that really is the epitome of douche-baggery. i honestly to this day wish greenlight never happened, considering how inflamatory the steam forums are most indie devs are far better off NOT putting their games on it.

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Jul 26 2013, 12:43am replied:

We aim to update Desura with all the same updates as Steam and any other places we end up distributing the game :)

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pysiu Jul 26 2013, 2:52pm replied:

Greatly appreciated!

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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 Creator
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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PredatorFett Jul 23 2013, 12:50pm replied:

Hey man, I'm sorry about the post, to be honest, I sounded like a jerk. Other than that, though, I am experiencing a problem with the visuals. I read on the forums about it being a NVIDIA graphics issue, but I doubt it because I have an ATI card and I have the same issue.

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theflamingskunk Jul 24 2013, 1:48pm replied:

Hello, If you are able to, It would help us greatly get a fuller understanding of your issue if you can try the demo and see if the same issue occurs.

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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 Creator
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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nice game

Jul 26 2012, 7:12am by KiRGuDu

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