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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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Player_Review Mar 17 2013, 12:05am says:

Recruits is currently on PWYW as the featured game for the next 96 hours... support the developers and charity:

Thanks for being featured Commotion Games!

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spaceindaver Mar 12 2013, 8:43am says:

Does this work with a controller? I guess what I'm really asking is whether it plays like a twin-stick shooter, or a mousey RTS.

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3dRobbo Mar 12 2013, 8:25pm replied:

Yep, we have Xbox 360 controller support. You can also rebind any of the game keys and controller buttons in the options menu :)

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spaceindaver Mar 19 2013, 9:07pm replied:

Eeeeexcellent. Thanks! Downloading now!

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Scripty Feb 8 2013, 12:35pm says:

If i had the money id buy this!

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trunks10k Feb 2 2013, 6:51pm says:

I know thuis is still in alpha but the team AI is so dumb.. they dont even listen

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ThreeSon Feb 1 2013, 1:18pm says:

I installed and am playing Recruits using Desura, and yet for some reason, if the Steam client is running then the Steam community starts up with the game. Is this happening for anyone else? I'm running Win7 Pro 64-bit.

Also, if I uninstall the game, does it also remove the UDK from my computer as well? I'm looking to do a "clean" removal so that there are no traces of the game remaining.

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thonexxx Feb 20 2013, 11:52am replied:

I have the same experience

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3dRobbo Feb 1 2013, 4:53pm replied:

The steam client coming up is strange, I'm sorry I don't know why that would happen.
Yes, if you remove the game there should be no traces, the only thing remaining might be the DirectX update etc that install in order for the game to run.

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ThreeSon Feb 1 2013, 10:12pm replied:

Thanks. It's a little odd, but not a problem.

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nice game

Jul 26 2012, 7:12am by KiRGuDu

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