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

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Finally, the Weapon Shop was implemented in Steel Storm: Burning Retribution.

Posted by motorsep on Nov 18th, 2011

Finally, the Weapon Shop has been implemented in Steel Storm: Burning Retribution and is available with the latest patch. Check out the video:


Other good news pertain to the DLC. As soon as Desura figures out a way to deliver paid content to existing users, we will present you with Steel Storm Weapon Pack DLC.

Lastly, Steel Storm 2 development has kicked off! The official site got an update, so please check it out at Steel-storm.com

It is a one man project. I will be doing everything from art to code to sounds and will keep you updated on the progress. Also as soon as I have playable alpha, the game will come to Desura as an alpha fund game. I am hoping for your support on this one, existing Steel Storm users, as I am reaching for the new horizon and raising the bar for the quality indie FPS games.

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gabsd84
gabsd84 Nov 19 2011, 11:56pm says:

Sweet. Been playing SS:BR and it is a lot of fun. Can't wait for the DLC and SS2.

Happy Linux gamer. :)

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motorsep
motorsep Nov 20 2011, 12:09am says:

Yay! Thank you. I am not sure when Desura will decide to implement DLC support. It's really frustrating.

Steel Storm 2 is up for pre-order, so don't be shy ;) I will try my best and release benchmark / raw alpha early next month.

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gabsd84
gabsd84 Nov 20 2011, 12:31am replied:

Hopefully the DLC issue is resolved soon. I have already told a couple of friends here on Desura to keep an eye out for it. All the best. :)

PS: Love the fact that you use FOSS as much as possible (I read somewhere that you use Blender).

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runequester
runequester Nov 20 2011, 12:12pm says:

hm. I didn't see any patches in Desura yet. What should the version number be for this patch?

also, I'll be on the DLC as soon as its available to buy in Desura :)

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motorsep
motorsep Nov 20 2011, 12:35pm says:

@runequester: Latest version is 2.00.02965 and it is on Desura :)

@gabsd84: Thank you. We need word of mouth marketing. As a matter of fact Steel Storm 2 will have open source game logic code, so users can mod the game as in good old times of Quake.

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runequester
runequester Nov 20 2011, 7:38pm replied:

huh, somehow the update completely escaped my notice :) So how does the weapon shop actually work ?

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motorsep
motorsep Nov 20 2011, 8:44pm says:

check out the video and it's description, try it yourself too :)

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ZPavelZ
ZPavelZ Nov 21 2011, 10:52am says:

I have seen the weapon DLC being sold on Steam already, by the way, for those who wonder.
Would be interesting to see what happens to the FPS "sequel", even though there is one thing that I am quite sure of - the game will be HARD to complete. :)

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