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!



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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LaserBurst Dec 28 2012, 2:05pm says:

How to start? Ubuntu 12.10 x64

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Axelerate Dec 24 2012, 6:31pm says:

This game is amazing more people should get involved and play it! Think of the chaos that would ensue online!

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Machinista Dec 22 2012, 5:41pm says:

Wow, what a game. Bought.

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LordIheanacho Dec 22 2012, 11:42am says:

Tried the demo, and that alone definitely displayed the game's potential.

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BAMF_Slayer Dec 21 2012, 8:30pm says:

Running with rifles.. Ahh Where to start. RWR is one of the best Indie games on the market. Not only is the gameplay amazing, The community and the devs are fantastic. I can't wait for this game to grow and expand to its full potentinal. If you see me in IRC or in game, You'll probably know me as MrSometime ;)
Buy this game. For sure. No questions asked. Hope to see you guys in game !

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RicksterCraft Dec 21 2012, 9:28pm replied:

I played a game with you last Saturday I beleive. My IGN is usually (Always) Rendered-- same as my forum name. :P

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pasik Creator
pasik Dec 19 2012, 5:34am replied:

There's also a patch for the Linux beta 0.76 in Desura for the text input bug, but it's still under authorization for some reason. The Linux branch release has been stalling for almost a week now there too.

A news post has been added for 0.76 as well but it's still not visible, looks like Desura staff started their holidays early this year.

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d10sfan Dec 19 2012, 4:07pm replied:

yeah, i haven't been able to download the game on linux desura. the manual download works great, but it'd be nice to have desura working too.

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pasik Creator
pasik Dec 21 2012, 2:14pm replied:

All right, the Desura client version has been released now.

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hardpenguin Dec 22 2012, 4:57am replied:

Yes and no. Still, installing via client (choosing 'Play' tab, then choosing game, then right click and 'Install') doesnt work. It says 'no available versions for you'.

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Running with Rifles
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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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