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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0 comments 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!

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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HoundsTooth
HoundsTooth Aug 5 2012, 12:43pm says:

such a solid game

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ZheGerman
ZheGerman Aug 4 2012, 10:42pm says:

really nice game i love every single bit of it

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LaserBurst
LaserBurst Aug 3 2012, 1:18pm buried:

(buried)

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

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JackMayol
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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LaserBurst
LaserBurst Aug 4 2012, 6:33am replied:

Ok...

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ZheGerman
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
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
ZheGerman Aug 4 2012, 10:40pm replied:

hahahaha LOL

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ZnasVecKo
ZnasVecKo Aug 3 2012, 1:36am replied:

So?

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Marty137
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
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
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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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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