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!

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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zolamee
zolamee Jul 9 2012, 8:57pm says:

This game is so simple,but yet so addictive :D love it!

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pasik Creator
pasik Jul 12 2012, 8:06am replied:

Thanks! :)

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LaserBurst
LaserBurst Jul 9 2012, 4:29pm says:

New update very soon...

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huw
huw Jul 8 2012, 7:56am says:

Does anyone else have loads of mouse lag with this? I wasn't sure whether it was a feature but it's there on the menu too.

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pasik Creator
pasik Jul 8 2012, 11:59am replied:

Did you try with and without VSync?

How's your framerate? You can press CTRL-F7 in-game to see the fps and bunch of other debug data.

You probably noticed that the camera moves a bit behind the mouse cursor movements which can take a bit time getting used to, that's a feature, but I guess that's not what you're specifically talking about here.

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huw
huw Jul 8 2012, 5:30pm replied:

Thanks for the reply! Yeah, it looks like disabling vsync did it. No lag now, and framerates in excess of 30 which is more than enough for me.

It took all of 5 minutes' play before I bought the game, by the way - it's amazing fun!

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Tandour1
Tandour1 Jul 6 2012, 10:29am says:

an awesome addition was if you leveled up and unlocked custom classes as such and could chose weopens and secondaries

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pasik Creator
pasik Jul 8 2012, 12:04pm replied:

Ranking up will be used to influence which weapons you can use, how many grenades / LAWs you can carry, which vehicle seats are available to you, and things like that. While the game doesn't feature classes as such, these limitations should steer which role you are able to take in the battle.

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tritian
tritian Jul 3 2012, 2:26am says:

damn, i really want this game! wish i had some money to get it, medical bills, and prescriptions cost too damn much!

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jak1
jak1 Jul 6 2012, 12:07pm replied:

rent is toooo damn high!

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stinkytaco
stinkytaco Jun 28 2012, 2:52pm says:

Did my first online match today with 2 people from finland. I am in hawaii, and only had a couple of lag incidents.

Very fun. I must say it is the most fun I have had playing an online game.

rating is still 10/10

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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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