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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omegaxis Jan 8 2012 says:

i want to pre-order SS2 but the site is stuck at [* connecting]!

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omegaxis Jan 8 2012 replied:

finally came trough the pre-order portal. cant wait to see the first alpha....

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Jan 10 2012 replied:

Thank you for your support! I am working on it! Although I am kinda torn between Tomes of Mephistopheles and Steel Storm 2, the latter one is coming along :)

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n3wu53r Jan 22 2012 replied:

"Tomes of Mephistopheles"
Googled it and found the video trailer, looks good, but I don't remember this game bieng mentioned anywhere? You should increase publicity by getting it mentioned on OMG!ubuntu and phoronix.

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Protektor Mar 29 2012 replied:

It is now on Desura and a part of the Alphafunding Program.

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Mar 4 2012 replied:

I tried. Phoronix brought _a lot_ of trolls, OMG!ubuntu said he will publish about it, but never did :(

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TheHappyFriar Dec 22 2011 says:

I'm giving away copies for answering Doom and Quake trivia questions on Planet Quake and Planet Doom! Head on over there, read today's trivia question and send an e-mail to me with the answer!

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hero1900 Nov 21 2011 says:

the DLC only for steam?? no desura and linux DLC??

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Dec 16 2011 replied:

I am sorry guys , Desura doesn't support DLC, and USC haven't gotten back with me since 2 weeks ago.
I am wondering if I should re-open our e-Shoppe and sell DLC through it for Linux folks.

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gabsd84 Jan 6 2012 replied:

@ motorsep - Any updates on whether the DLC for steel storm will out on Desura? Also, saw the teaser for Tomes of Mephistopheles and been following your development blog on Steel Storm 2. Looking good. Can not wait for those games. Are both of them going to be in Alpha Funding on Desura?

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Nov 21 2011 replied:

Unfortunately, Steam only for now. USC doesn't support products that cost less than $2.99, Desura doesn't support DLC period :(

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CreativeReach Nov 30 2011 replied:

then just sell it for 2.99 on usc! we'll buy it!

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CreativeReach Nov 30 2011 replied:

then just sell it for 2.99 on usc! we buy it!

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pacifiedherbicide Dec 9 2011 replied:

Yeah, I wish we could get the DLC, most if not all of the online servers are unjoinable through linux, since they use the DLC..

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motorsep Creator
motorsep Dec 9 2011 replied:

You guys can run your own servers, I don't see why it's an issue. Also, I spoke to Canonical. They said they are gonna make DLC happen on USC.

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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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