Steam Marines is a Squad-Based Tactical Roguelike being developed by Worthless Bums. It features: - 2D retro-styled art and turn based action. - Procedurally Generated Levels. - A squad of combatants fighting for their lives in monster filled levels. - Use your squad to cover defensive positions or funnel enemies into chokepoints to blow them up. Steampunk spaceship under attack by aliens, you say? The aim of the game is to progress through the various decks of your besieged steampunk spaceship in order to repel the alien invaders and get out of dodge. It features permadeath and will have a recruitment system. Build your squad members into deadly, long-range marksmen, or up-close-and-personal death machines. But no one is invincible, and if someone dies you'll have to replace him/her with a raw recruit. If the entire squad dies it's game over.

Report article RSS Feed Steam Greenlight is here, and Steam Marines with it!

Steam Greenlight has launched on August 30th 2012 and Steam Marines is on board!

Posted by Worthless_Bums on Aug 30th, 2012

Hey, everyone!

Just wanted to let you all know that Steam Greenlight has launched and Steams Marines has its own little project page on it! For those of you who don't know, Greenlight is a way for the players to determine what they would like to see being sold on Steam. So if you would like to see Steam Marines on Steam at release, please head on over and vote!

And holy cow that's a lot of "Steam"s. Detocroix also came up with this box art:

Steam Marines

Thanks for reading, everyone!

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7heSAMA
7heSAMA Aug 30 2012, 11:20pm says:

thumbs up! Good luck on your quest!

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Worthless_Bums
Worthless_Bums Aug 31 2012, 5:11pm replied:

Thank you! Most of the feedback has been positive, and there was some very polite criticism as well. All around good stuff :D

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FullMetal358
FullMetal358 Sep 1 2012, 10:34am says:

up rated you guys have just about everything I need in a game, perma death, heavily armed marines, and Steam Punk which is my favorite era ever.
Good luck from the percent complete it appears that you guys will need quite a lot of thumbs up

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Worthless_Bums
Worthless_Bums Sep 1 2012, 2:04pm replied:

Thanks a lot! :) My hope is that Valve adjusts the ratings required as time goes by, otherwise niche games are in trouble. Even Project Zomboid is only at 12% with 150k views and 15k favorites!

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FullMetal358
FullMetal358 Sep 1 2012, 7:02pm replied:

Yea I get that they want to make sure only the best gets in but at this rate I don't even think the best of the best's best can get through with such a steep requirement

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