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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pghkiller Sep 5 2012, 6:16pm says:

i have a quick question. i recently logged in to play the game after the new patch ( update ) and keep getting a message saying "crash dump ok, stored at c:/ programdata/runningwithrifles/rwr_crashdump.dmp". if any one knows how i can fix i appreciate it. or can i just uninstall and reinstall the game.

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pasik Creator
pasik Sep 5 2012, 6:20pm replied:

You could send the dump file to pasi.kainiemi@modulaatio.com, I'll take a look what's going on.

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JackMayol Sep 1 2012, 1:56pm says:

PvP session starts in 1 hour, on server "PvP_01_09" ! Itsalmo.st

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shazzi2k Aug 31 2012, 10:09am says:

Is this games demo multiplayer enabled?

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plok Sep 18 2012, 3:06am replied:

The multiplayer is so damn fun, too bad it's not easy to find some players yet, but IF, then it's awesome ! I can't wait for a bigger community, more vehicles and even more maps! This game is worth every cent (and probably much more) =)

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vesuvia99 Sep 17 2012, 9:19pm replied:

No, but buying the game won't be an unpleasant suprise.

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JackMayol Sep 1 2012, 10:31am replied:

no, sorry. Just the full beta.

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TigerHunter Aug 28 2012, 2:25pm says:

I have the demo, have their been any new weapons added since then? I cant wait til i get the full game so i can have 600 soldier battles.

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JackMayol Aug 28 2012, 5:11pm replied:

the LAW-72 rocket launcher has been introduced in version 0.69

edit: damn, didn't see pasik answered already. Looks like I need to get some sleep :D

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pasik Creator
pasik Aug 28 2012, 2:40pm replied:

M72-LAW has made it to the game after 0.67, and the demo didn't have PKM. The full beta enables you to use mortar strikes too when you reach rank 4.

For more weapons, you could also give the mods a chance, check them out here: Modulaatio.com

Other than weapons, there are now jeeps and mobile spawn trucks. The AI doesn't drive quite yet, but it will soon!

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TigerHunter Aug 28 2012, 10:24pm replied:

Thanks pasik, I am down loading the full game now, can't wait!

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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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