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!

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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Dcpress98
Dcpress98 Jun 7 2013, 5:54pm says:

Can you guys make it so that you can toggle crouch and prone?

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JackMayol
JackMayol Jun 7 2013, 6:05pm replied:

check your key config, it's possible since a while now.

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Giamme
Giamme Jun 7 2013, 4:33am says:

Put this on mobiles, playing this in a tablet would be so cool!

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pasik Creator
pasik Jun 7 2013, 5:04am replied:

The engine RWR is based on actually does have support for iOS at least, so iPad could be a possibility in the future. I've got my eye on it too, but can't say when I'd be in a position to make the port and work with touchscreen input.

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pasik Creator
pasik Jun 6 2013, 8:24pm says:

Just a heads up, RWR Linux appears to be unable to load Al-Tabul properly. A patch will be submitted tomorrow.

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blake307
blake307 Jun 5 2013, 9:36pm says:

when i downloaded it it wont hardly let me log into desura eneymore and i cant open it without avast stopping it from oppening it

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JackMayol
JackMayol Jun 6 2013, 6:10am replied:

I am not used to Avast but it looks like it has a built-in firewall, maybe you should tell Avast to no block RWR/Desura.

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blake307
blake307 Jun 6 2013, 2:05pm replied:

I fixed it last night I was just screwin with it n did somethin n it worked so ya thx for the help

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JackMayol
JackMayol Jun 6 2013, 3:35pm replied:

glad to see that it works, have fun!

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blake307
blake307 Jun 6 2013, 5:24pm replied:

You to!

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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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