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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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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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GossamerSolid Jan 3 2013 says:

Hey there!

I recently received Recruits via the Build a Greenlight bundle.

I installed the game, went to launch it (Recruits_Alpha_v0.035\Binaries\Win32\UDK.exe) and I'm greeted by the Create Profile screen. I try to put anything in that blank and click create, but it says Profile Creation Failed. I cannot get any further than this.

Could anybody help me?

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Jan 3 2013 replied:

The profile saves to a location on your C: drive. C:\Recruits Do you have access to your C: drive or is it called something else. I'll talk to our programmers for you, I'll send you a PM if I get any information that might help. :) Sorry for the inconvience

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GossamerSolid Jan 3 2013 replied:

I don't have a C: drive, that's probably the issue.

May I suggest you never hardcode a location. Make use of windows' documents/mygames location.

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Jan 3 2013 replied:

Agreed, we are currently working on it :) So it will be fixed in the next update.

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GossamerSolid Jan 3 2013 replied:

Thanks, I appreciate it.

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XawesomenesssX Dec 26 2012 says:

hey can someone help me. i just got on new pc and could not play this game before. when i try to play it it said i have to get a version of .NET framework. what does this mean and how can i fix this :(

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Dec 26 2012 replied:

You can get the latest .net framework here:

Also it is in the install directory of Recruits:

Send me a PM if you are still having issues :)

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LightningSparkySpark Dec 20 2012 says:

Hm...Is the commander ability thing not implemented yet? Because for some reason I have money but nothing to spend it on.

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theflamingskunk Dec 20 2012 replied:

Currently, The use of money is not implemented. We will be adding use for the money in a future Update.

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LightningSparkySpark Dec 20 2012 replied:

Is it going to be for the Armory? Or will it have more uses? Like..Buying more recruits maybe?

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marcosis Dec 20 2012 replied:

you are bang on there, you will have to buy and replace all your lost recruits :) (so keep them safe!)

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MigueMake Dec 18 2012 says:

the game cost 60$ !!!??? O_O mmm i will buy it when the game launch in steam :D

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3dRobbo Creator
3dRobbo Dec 18 2012 replied:

Maybe you saw the 67% off title. Currently $5 :)

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theflamingskunk Dec 18 2012 replied:

The game currently costs 5$. You can also get it for 0.75$ In the Build a Greenlight Bundle Groupees Promotion for a limited time.

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nice game

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