Pick up your rifle and join the Green or Grey army in their mission to send the enemy home in a box! RUNNING WITH RIFLES is an open world, top-down, tactical shooter for single player and multiplayer online, that puts you right in the middle of chaos in towns, trenches and forests turned into ruthless battlefields, controlling just one soldier in an army of several hundreds. In a war where men die like flies and endless streams of reinforcements run to fill the void, it takes tactics and marksmanship to capture territories effectively. The open world nature of the game enables you to use a multitude of approaches to help the front line move – it's up to you to shape your role. Experience the complete arc starting as a private hardening into a high ranking officer with a squad under command, arming yourself with a variety of weapons and vehicles on your way to glory!

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1 comment by pasik on Dec 19th, 2014

Hi there!

RWR version 0.99 marks the spot where we consider feature development, and largely content too, complete for what comes to the single player/small scale coop campaign. From this point on, only minor changes will go through into that part of the game, some vehicle texture work, more AI dialogue, tweaking map and campaign win moments, things like that.

RWR 0.99

That means that the campaign is becoming complete with 9 regular maps and 2 special maps for final missions, with the very final mission being introduced in this update. The other major addition this time is the faction specific vehicle models for APC, tank and jeep. Big thanks go to harrified for the two new tank models, awesome work there.

RWR 0.99

Other than those, there have been several fixes, some new support added for stuff specific to the new final mission, and new stuff for modding; see the change log over here.

What's next then? Possibility for remote profiles / profile sharing and online Invasion teamkill penalty mode have been hot topics lately, which I will be working on for the next weeks targeting 0.99.1 update still on this year's side. Minimodes development continues as well, as does the usability tweaking.

In other news, RWR made it to top 100 here in indiedb's own Indie of the Year 2014! Voting is still going on for about a day, so if you haven't voted RWR yet, now's the time!

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RUNNING WITH RIFLES Demo Beta 0.76 Linux

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Demo Beta 0.76 Linux

Dec 19, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Single player, one map without vehicles, rank progression capped. Full beta version available in Desura!



Dec 19, 2012 Demo 0 comments

Single player, one map without vehicles, rank progression capped. Full beta version available in Desura!

Beta 0.67 single player demo

Beta 0.67 single player demo

Jun 13, 2012 Demo 0 comments

The demo features the single player mode from the full beta with the second map included, with some weapon, rank and difficulty limitations.



Feb 8, 2012 Demo 2 comments

The demo includes all the features in the full beta 0.4, except online multiplayer. The demo was initially released on September 16th 2011. The full beta...

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yone Dec 21 2013, 4:41pm says:

I enjoyed the demo some months ago. WOuld be cool to add VoiP on online, why not?

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pasik Dec 22 2013, 11:16am replied:

There are external services that can do voice without our involvement, e.g. the guys playing on SAS servers have a teamspeak server up for general RWR use. Helps keeping us the devs focused on the gameplay matters.

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torham1 Jan 14 2014, 7:08pm replied:

Another great option is Mumble, it's free software instead of just being free to use.

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8x Dec 21 2013, 12:59pm says:

yeah yeah new build!

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stephenmbanham Dec 18 2013, 5:07pm says:

Hey! We're doing an Indie Of The Year special series on the Top 100! And we featured your game!

Check it out? Youtu.be

Thank you so much in advance! and we hope you like the video!

Alot of team effort went into it! So if you could help us out and spread the word we'd be so grateful and thanks again for your amazing game!!!

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robando_deveras Dec 13 2013, 6:59pm says:

i voted for greenlit and indie game of the year, this game rocks!

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JackMayol Dec 11 2013, 5:42am says:

Hey runners!

we made it to the final round of the "INDIEDB GAME OF THE YEAR 2013 AWARD".
On top of that we are the the only tactical shooter out of 152 who made it to the finals!
The votes are opened again, gogogo!
Thanks everyone for voting so far and let's do this!
Also feel free to spread the word, a single click doesn't require much effort :)

vote here: Tinyurl.com

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LaGNeVeRFaiLs Dec 8 2013, 12:41am says:

the Ultimately Awesome Top Down Shooter Indei GAME EVAR!
good luck for Indie Of the Year i Voted you RWR!

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PetrenkaPie Dec 5 2013, 8:16am says:


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Evropi Dec 1 2013, 9:29am says:

This was the natural first choice I voted for for the 2013 Indie of the Year award.

Promote your game, game creator! It's deserves it!

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JackMayol Dec 1 2013, 5:33pm replied:

Thanks for letting me know, I wasn't even aware of it :)
Last year we made it in the top100, hopefully we'll do even better this year :)

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Highest Rated (18 agree) 10/10

This is a great game. I've described it to friends as a combination between General Chaos, Cannon Fodder, a rather obscure but innovative game called Net War and once vehicles are added, even a touch of Warhawk. On top of all of this, the developer is great and really listens to the community.

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