Steel Storm is a top down arcade shooter with old school spirit. The game has score oriented competitive gameplay, and is designed for people who like fast paced action, hordes of smart enemies, destructible worlds and ground shaking explosions.

The events take place in an alternative universe where you are a pilot of R.I.A.C. (Royal Interstellar Armored Corps), who controls an advanced hovertank, packed with the most advanced and sophisticated weapons. Your task is simple, but nevertheless not trivial. In the fight against separatist Union forces, you must prevail!

Key features:

  • Enjoy fast paced and streamlined gameplay
  • 20+ hours of gameplay
  • Engage in online warfare with up to 16 players in any of the multi-player modes
  • Pave your way to victory with the burning remains of your enemies through 25 different campaign missions
  • Complete Challenges and unlock First-Person camera mode
  • Create new missions or modify existing ones using the unique real-time collaborative mission editor and share them with the world
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2 comments by motorsep on Aug 19th, 2013

I just finished adding the following things into upcoming DLC:

  • Turret traps
  • Fancy doors
  • Secret doors
  • Colored locks
  • More architectural elements
  • New music track

All those new cool things can be seen on the video below:

Steel Storm DLC2 progress - Indie DB

Meanwhile you can support us by purchase the original game

Steel Storm: Burning Retribution

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namoroka Aug 30 2013 says:

Did own it on steam already.
But this price. Must have on Desura. *ouch*

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PlayX Jun 30 2013 says:

German Gameplay on Linux

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Jun 30 2013 replied:

Yay! Can someone please translate the conclusion of the video into English?

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Basxto Jul 21 2013 replied:

He said “It’s a bit fun to play, but the difficulty level is very high” but there were no real conclusion.

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motorsep Jul 21 2013 replied:

Oh, I see. Well, it was meant to be hard, like old school games :)

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richard_vdijk Jun 27 2012 says:

Oh, my bad x.x I did not know that a dedicated server is just a service lol. I had like 10 servers running but I thought it still did not work. <_<

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motorsep Jul 8 2012 replied:

Yeah, dedicated server runs "headless" (no rendering) so it would appear as terminal window (at least suppose to).

Make sure you edit .cfg files to give your server proper name to appear in the server browser.

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richard_vdijk Jun 27 2012 says:

Im stuck on launching CoOp dedicated server. If I double-click it and select CoOp dedicated server the preparing box just flashes for a tenth of a second and then quits.
edit: appears I cant launch todmod either <_<

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ikovac Feb 14 2012 says:

I can't find Episode I anywhere. There is a blog post dating to May 26, 2011 where there is mention of "repacking" and that it "will be available on IndieDb/ModDb soon". However, not only is it not on IndieDB, I can't find it anywhere. I also tried finding some kind of announcement of shoving it into a memory hole for whatever reason, but could not find even that much. What's up with that?

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Feb 17 2012 replied:

Episode 1 is not longer in existence. Please try demo instead.

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ikovac Feb 19 2012 replied:

Would you mind explaining why is that so? (Oh and, I own Burning Retribution, I just wanted an updated Episode 1 for archiving purposes.)

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Mar 20 2012 replied:

1. Because it was harming sales of Burning Retribution
2. Because it was redundant to have Ep1 and demo.

The purpose of Ep1 was to show people the game. Once demo emerged, it was doing a better job in introducing people to the game. You still can find Ep1 somewhere online.

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KIAaze Feb 19 2012 replied:

Episode 1 has been merged into burning retribution. ". The best missions of Episode 1 were placed into a training campaign. The rest were split between Bonus Missions and Lost Missions campaign. "

P.S.: And I just came here to see if the DLC is available on Desura now or not, and it still isn't. :(

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Mar 19 2012 replied:

DLC is on Desura!!!!

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Mar 4 2012 replied:

Buy it directly from us at

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Basxto Mar 4 2012 replied:

you can buy it here:

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Steel Storm: Burning Retribution
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Highest Rated (6 agree) 8/10

The good: ========= -Polished: good graphics, sound and gameplay -Challenging enough without being too challenging. -Translated into a lot of languages and you can add your own. -Collaborative mission editor, also works while playing! -DRM-free -Uses GPLed darkplaces engine (also means you should be able to do lots of modding, additionally to the available in-game editor.) -Cross-platform. Runs natively (and perfectly) on GNU/Linux. The singleplayer alone is definitely worth the cheap price. If…

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