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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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!


Running with Rifles 0.93 is out!

Running with Rifles 0.93 is out!

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Running with Rifles 0.93 is now available in Desura.

Peek on the biggest RWR update yet

Peek on the biggest RWR update yet

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Running with Rifles beta 0.93 coming out in a matter of weeks!

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Beta 0.92

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Beta 0.92

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Someone left the content tap running again: tank drops, a humvee, deployable cover, artillery strikes, blood, skidmarks, the list goes on. Also in other...

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Beta 0.90

RUNNING WITH RIFLES Beta 0.90

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2 new King of the hill -maps for 3 factions, single player Invasion mode, faction specific weapons, improved vests and shields, and more!

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yone
yone

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

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pasik Creator
pasik

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
torham1

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

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8x
8x

yeah yeah new build!

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stephenmbanham
stephenmbanham

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

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

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JackMayol
JackMayol

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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Pe†eR-KuN
Pe†eR-KuN

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
PetrenkaPie

Voted!

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Evropi
Evropi

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

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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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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