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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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streamdream May 14 2013 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 Creator
3dRobbo May 19 2013 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 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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bumbum1991 Apr 12 2013 says:

Hey, are you guys still there? The last update was almost 2 weeks ago. Hope you're working on something big.

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Apr 13 2013 replied:

Yep! We are still here. Sorry for the lack of updates on here, but yes we are working on Multiplayer at the moment, so mot much *new* content. I'll do an update letting everyone know our plan, but expect to see some optimization updates soon and then once its all ready... MULTIPLAYER!

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Kwama57 Mar 30 2013 says:

Impressive engine quality, but an easy option would be welcome. Promising!

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plyuto518 Online
plyuto518 Mar 20 2013 says:

Will there be a editor like thing to make epic battles?

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Mar 20 2013 says:

16 hours left at - Grab Recruits cheap while you can! or you can pay more later, either way helps us be able to make more stuff for the game!

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tylerhw Mar 17 2013 says:

Will the OST be available outside IGS? Unfortunately I forgot their system won't let me up my purchase and I'd love to get the soundtrack and support you guys more.

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Mar 17 2013 replied:

It will be eventually, but for now it's exclusively on IGS. Shoot me a PM, I'll hook you up.

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Highest Rated (4 agree) 10/10

nice game

Jul 26 2012 by KiRGuDu


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