8-player co-op strategy/RPG set on Mars during "The Red Solstice"

In The Red Solstice you control one of the eight space marines that are
trying to find out what happened to human colonies on Mars during the huge
storm called The Red Solstice. The mix of a dark and gritty Science Fiction
setting and addictive adrenaline filled gameplay – based on advanced tactics and
quick decisions at the same time – makes for a great atmosphere and gameplay


  • 8 player co-op multiplayer
  • adrenaline filled and quick tactics focused gameplay
  • radically different gameplay with each of 8 different classes
  • experience based character advancement system
  • set on Mars during the huge storm called The Red Solstice
  • dark and gritty survival Sci-Fi story and setting
  • fight infinite amounts of monsters during ~1 hour sessions
  • scavenge for supplies, fortify the base, defend, evacuate
  • Challenging Boss Fights

The game takes place in about one hour gameplay sessions during which
players need to scavenge for supplies, find and fortify the base and then
defend it from an almost infinite amount of monsters and evacuate survivors. An
experience based character advancement system, as well as advancing your space
marines equipment during the sessions is another fundamental part of the gameplay.

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0 comments by SyrusTRS on Apr 9th, 2014

After numerous requests during it's Kickstarter campaing developers from Ironward have decided to include the basic but substantial singleplayer campaign as a part of main Kickstarter goal!

Besides that during last two updates Ironward has announced they will be giving Alpha access to the game to all backers that back the game by Sunday morning. The access will be good for 24 hours during that Sunday.

Fortification mode is another piece of news revealed during Kickstarter campaign.In fortification mode players need to defend Orbital Beacon, this mode is quite different as it drastically changes regular players tactics. Find the detailed explanation in videos with gameplay bellow.

Fortification mode gameplay - part 1

Fortification mode gameplay - part 2

The Red Solstice, ambitious strategy/RPG from indie developer Ironward is right now going strong on Kickstarter and has reached 56% of it's main funding goal with 11 more days to go. Things look good for Ironward and they have a good chance of reaching their target.

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StrykerNocte Apr 20 2014, 11:28am says:

Congratulations on reaching your target on Kickstarter guys! Even with an additional $10k!
I just visited the game page for the first time, it's been updated while this one's not.. Maybe you guys will update it soon?

I'll be checking out the demo!

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ErlikyXpBr Apr 11 2014, 10:43am says:


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stephenmbanham Dec 20 2013, 4:44pm says:

Hey! We're doing an Indie Of The Year special series on the Top 100! And we featured your game!

Check it out? Youtu.be

Thank you so much in advance! and we hope you like the video!

Alot of team effort went into it! So if you could help us out and spread the word we'd be so grateful and thanks again for your amazing game!!!

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tonylogan Dec 15 2013, 2:39pm says:

really looks promising :D

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indio68 Oct 16 2013, 9:02am says:

there is single player or team AI?

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SyrusTRS Creator
SyrusTRS Oct 23 2013, 3:25pm replied:

We're considering of putting team AI inside for multiplayer, have to explore this once the main systems are done.

Singleplayer might be there on the release, depends on how much money we manage to gather from early alpha, all we get is going straight in development of the game.

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Norta Oct 16 2013, 5:43am says:

i want so badly this game >.<
please all go steam and say yes you want this game on steam =p

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Lord-Revan Apr 7 2014, 8:50am replied:

It's already been greenlit I think it would be much better to go on Kickstarter and support them that way.

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go0der Jul 5 2013, 7:55pm says:

Reminds me of the multiplayer Starcraft mods, only this takes the cake. I can't wait to get my hands on it.

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