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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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defragen1 Dec 17 2011 says:

is this inspired by cannon fodder in anyway ?

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Dec 17 2011 replied:

I've played Cannon Fodder ever since I was a kid, its definitely a game we have gotten inspiration from. I hope we can live up to a fraction of its coolness!

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Otter. Dec 20 2011 replied:

War... never been so much fun.

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TheJP3372 Jan 27 2012 replied:

Until now :D

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Dec 11 2011 says:

Thanks everyone for Voting we really appreciate the support. We made it through to the top 100, wish us luck for the second round!

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CL4ymOr3 Dec 10 2011 says:

Definitely tracking, also voted for it to be the IndieDB of the year! :)

Keep up the good work!

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SlipSon Dec 10 2011 says:

Wich game is this ? Please replay on PM! Thanks.

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SenisterDenister Dec 10 2011 says:

Should be turn based like Jagged Alliance or X-Com. I know that's probably asking for too much but its rarely seen these days and it would really be a breath of fresh air.

Good turn-based tactical games are a rarity these days, and its disconcerting.

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Dec 10 2011 replied:

I know how you feel SenisterDenister,
Unfortunately we wont have any turn based elements, however we will have some basic command features to control your squad of men. Hopefully this will interest all the turn based fans out there and make the game even more enjoyable for you guys.

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GHOST04111 Dec 1 2011 says:

looks epic should have zombie survuval mode

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NakedFury Dec 7 2011 replied:

why should the game have zombie survival mode? zombies are getting stale and repetitive.

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theflamingskunk Dec 16 2011 replied:

Everything is better with Zombies.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

nice game

Jul 26 2012 by KiRGuDu

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