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 Aug 3 2012, 1:18pm buried:


Hi all. Find and look at the great game "Recruits". (in Desura)

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JackMayol Aug 3 2012, 3:09pm replied:

just for your information, this here isn't a gaming forum, but a comment board about RWR... ;)

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ZheGerman Aug 2 2012, 5:55pm says:

oh hey great the greys are germans ... their names give them away ... they had to be

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JackMayol Aug 3 2012, 4:53am replied:

nono, they are eastern-swiss ;)
Their clothes match their mountains, isn't this obvious? :p

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ZheGerman Aug 4 2012, 10:40pm replied:

hahahaha LOL

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ZnasVecKo Aug 3 2012, 1:36am replied:


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Marty137 Aug 2 2012, 11:29am says:

Having fun on this game... however, there's always a "however" :) I haven't found a single multiplayer game going on. When I activate server in hopes of someone joining, I have the port forwarded as well. Is something wrong with MP currently? Also, is there a dedicated server option that we can run?

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pasik Creator
pasik Aug 3 2012, 6:05am replied:

Apart from the upcoming dedicated servers, usually there has been at least one game server hosting in Finland mostly 24/7. Currently it's offline as I've been away from "the office" (read: home) for the past 6 days. The server will be online again in two day's time.

Other than that, MP is functional, but the matches are pretty much based on organizing them in IRC Webchat.quakenet.org to make sure people are playing at the same time. Another choice is to try getting your friends to play the game ;)

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Marty137 Aug 3 2012, 8:46am replied:

Oh great! I can't wait to get some multiplayer action going on this game. I've been playing it a lot in single player lately.

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JackMayol Aug 3 2012, 4:51am replied:

the dedicated server is under heavy development and is the next big task to be implemented.
Once this is done, expect way more player to play online. This may take a few weeks though.

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Running with Rifles
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Released Jun 12, 2012
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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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