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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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

Steel Storm 2 / Storm Engine v2 updates

Steel Storm 2 / Storm Engine v2 updates

2 years ago News 5 comments

While I noticed lack of interest in new content for original Steel Storm, I figured maybe Steel Storm 2 news would cheer you up.

Steel Storm's new DLC early works

Steel Storm's new DLC early works

2 years ago News 0 comments

While Steel Storm 2 programmers are working on the Storm Engine v2 (fork of Doom 3 BFG), I am working on DLC for Steel Storm 1, codename "Forgotten Prison...

Back in the game

Back in the game

2 years ago News 3 comments

Steel Storm: Burning Retribution has been in cryostasis for quite some time and now we are bringing it back!

Steel Storm map editor for Windows; Steel Storm 2 dev video

Steel Storm map editor for Windows; Steel Storm 2 dev video

3 years ago News 2 comments

At last, Steel Storm: Burning Retribution users can unleash their creative powers with newly released map editor NetRadiant for Windows! Along with it...

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Jan 4 2010 says:

MOST: Kind of .. It's Dark Places engine. Built upon GLQuake, but matches iD Tech 4 by capabilities (no megatextures though).

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MOST Jan 4 2010 says:

is quake 1 engine?????

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Jan 4 2010 says:

hey guys!

Fragger_: thanks, of course I remember you :)

LotK: :) thanks. Playable beta demo will be available soon.

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Fragger_ Jan 3 2010 says:

Hey Motorsep looking nice man, Its Fragger remember me?

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LotK Jan 3 2010 says:

oh my god *wants this*

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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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