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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7 comments by pasik on Dec 21st, 2013

As said a few weeks ago RWR 0.93 was coming in a few weeks and now it's indeed here! Most of the crucial changes were covered that time, go check it out if you're eager for a refresher. A cleaned up and probably incomplete change log can be seen here.

Beta 0.93

On other news, my Mac mini has finally arrived, so completing (read: starting) the Mac port gets closer every day. We're also preparing a new demo, so if any of you, the beta-testers, stumble on any crashes or critical launch issues, would be gold for us to know about it. We of course know each and every other bug the game has, so we'll process the other bug reports a bit later, obviously they are welcome too :P Just stop by at the forum and speak your mind!

Any feedback on the current state of campaign would also be highly useful for us. We've obviously played the game for a long time, and to keep the campaign challenging for us, it can become unbearable for newcomers. Campaign difficulty settings are also coming, but aren't there yet. We haven't finished balancing the campaign, far from it, and especially the maps you see in the later phases might be a bit so-so in terms of balance, depending on which route you take. Also writing (faction, map and base names, dialogue, item naming and descriptions) can be considered placeholders at this stage, that is something we will start working with with a clearer mind for the Steam Early Access.

Speaking of which, RWR Steam Early Access release should soonish follow the release of the demo, the biggest time sink being the promotional video. The last ones are starting to look dated by now so we've got to step up in that department as well.

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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!

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Demo Beta 0.76

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Demo Beta 0.76

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.

RUNNING WITH RIFLES demo beta 0.4

RUNNING WITH RIFLES demo beta 0.4

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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stephenmbanham
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
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
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
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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Petrenko
Petrenko Dec 5 2013, 8:16am says:

Voted!

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Evropi
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
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 :)

+4 votes     reply to comment
Humungusungus
Humungusungus Nov 20 2013, 4:46pm says:

Heck yes you were Greenlit!! I up-voted you guys a h-while back.

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Gn0meSlice
Gn0meSlice Nov 5 2013, 11:22am says:

Congrats on the greenlight guys! Will Desura buyers be getting Steam codes?

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JackMayol
JackMayol Nov 5 2013, 5:47pm replied:

hi Gn0me, yes they will.

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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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