Long ago, the galaxy had known peace. Paradise was ruled with the hand of science, and the hand was that of the galactic governing body known as the Core. Ironically, it was the Core's ultimate victory, the victory over death itself, that brought about the downfall of its paradise and started the war that would decimate a million worlds.

The immortality process, known as "patterning," involved the electronic duplication of brain matrices, allowing the transfer of consciousness into durable machines. Effectively it meant immortality, and the Core decreed the process mandatory for all citizens in order to ensure their safety.

However, there were many citizens unwilling to toss aside their bodies so casually, many indeed who regarded patterning as an atrocity. They fled to the outer edges of the galaxy, forming a resistance movement that became known as the Arm. War began, though it was never officially declared by either side.

The Arm developed high-powered combat suits for its armies, while the Core transferred the minds of its soldiers directly into similarly deadly machines. The Core duplicated its finest warriors thousands of times over. The Arm countered with a massive cloning program. The war raged on for more than 4,000 years, consuming the resources of an entire galaxy and leaving it a scorched wasteland.

Both sides lay in ruins. Their civilizations had long since vanished, their once vast military complexes were smashed. Their armies were reduced to a few scattered remnants that continued to battle on ravaged worlds. Their hatred fueled by millenia of conflict, they would fight to the death. For each, the only acceptable outcome was the complete and utter annihilation of the other.

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About Total Mayhem with 1 comment by gamma_TA on May 26th, 2014

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Arm Impala - new tank for Total Mayhem 7.0 Core Saturn

New version 7.06 with a bunch of new treats for you:

  • totally revamped GUI, better looking, no more separate "Orders" and "Build" menus for builders.
  • early-game economy big improvements!
  • new buildings: advanced storages, radar jammer towers, advanced armed geothermal generators, advanced armed tidal generators, dragon's eye sight towers.
  • shield generator buildings (see pics)!
  • new Tortoises (radar/sonar, radar jammer, kamikaze)!
  • new aircraft, new tanks too!
  • 25 new units added in total (including mobiles and buildings).
  • bugfixes, balance tweaks, and 3D model improvements to the look of a bunch of units.
Download here! (15.5Mb)
Total Mayhem 7.06


INSTRUCTIONS: If you haven't already, install Total Mayhem 6.92 first, this will include the new TA unofficial patch 3.9.02 with a bunch of new features (double-click units, CTRL_F, CTRL_B, mouse-wheel to a MEGAMAP, lots more). Then, unzip this download into your TOTALA\Total Mayhem folder.

If you are running Windows 8, or Windows 7 with NVidia graphics, and have trouble running the game, you will need this hotfix (just unzip to your Total Mayhem folder, overwriting existing files).

For more info or to join the discussion, visit this thread on TAUniverse.

Almost all of the added Total Mayhem units

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Apr 26, 2014 Total Mayhem Full Version 5 comments

Big GUI upgrade, improved starting economy and a bunch more units in this update. * NOTE you need to have 6.92 already installed before unzipping this...

The Secret Forces v0.7.4a (Preview)
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The Secret Forces v0.7.4a (Preview)

Apr 17, 2014 The Secret Forces Full Version 0 comments

This is a Preview of version "0.7.4a" for people who want to play it early before it is done.

The Secret Forces v0.7.3a
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The Secret Forces v0.7.3a

Apr 10, 2014 The Secret Forces Full Version 0 comments

This version adds the level 2 vehicles and fixes the errors causing the factory nanospray to come the wrong place on all factories.

The Secret Forces v0.7.2a (Moved)
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The Secret Forces v0.7.2a (Moved)

Apr 4, 2014 The Secret Forces Full Version 0 comments

This Version adds the Level 2 Tanks and Fixes some Bugs

The Secret Forces v0.7.1a
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The Secret Forces v0.7.1a

Apr 4, 2014 The Secret Forces Full Version 0 comments

Version "0.7.1a" adds the level 2 ships to the game.

The Secret Forces v0.7a
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The Secret Forces v0.7a

Apr 4, 2014 The Secret Forces Full Version 0 comments

The first release in the "0.7.x" series adding level 2 saucers.

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keithG Aug 28 2014, 7:14am says:

Hi I have just down loaded Total Mayhem. Just love the new maps and units.
Just one problem is that it takes a very long time to play the games so i save the game but i can not delete it after i have played it.
Can any one tell me how to delete the games i do not need.

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echita May 11 2014, 2:50am says:

Have fun! thx

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Dzev Oct 11 2013, 5:44pm says:

Any example of high-poly units in TA? Just interesting

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TaShadan Nov 16 2013, 4:48am replied:

Not high poly but higher than normal TA unis and with better textures. Zero.tauniverse.com

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Deuce_Savage May 24 2013, 3:53pm says:

Since this mod & the game TA itself has direct x, then the easy to use SweetFX Configurator (ver 1.3 or 1.4) would dramatically enhance the graphics in spectacular fashion! Theres even those two mini files d3d9.dll & enbseries.ini from the ENB Series that enhances most games ie: Madden 2004 was turned into a Madden 2024 like magic!!! You can dl those free from the net! Food for thought!

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bobthedino Apr 5 2012, 11:36am says:

15 years of awesome and counting!

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V_Flashbang Sep 30 2011, 9:32am says:

@Gamma_Ta Seconded

I would be happy to give you guys screenies of online play (1v1, 2v2, sometimes I can get some epic 3v3s going too). Just PM me.

Make sure to check out gameranger and warzone ta clients!



Ta Essentials
Techsupportdesk.net (maps, GOW2/Final needed, Ta Zone Mappack)
Also, if you go to their forums then there is a page on how to forward your ports (the easy way 0.o?)

Have fun!

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FritzFricia Jan 18 2013, 3:08pm replied:

it'll never be like Boneyards though.

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Forboding_Angel May 13 2011, 5:25am says:

If you enjoy Total Annihilation (God knows I did... Played TA to death), make sure to check out Evolution RTS! It's not available on Desura yet, but it should be soon, and it's Free!


P.S. Also, who the heck grabbed these screenshots? Most of them are from mods, not OTA :-(

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Hisyam Apr 12 2011, 1:57am buried:


can download game in this web, if not have, it's looser web or ilegal

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This is only for those who can appreciate old games and look past the dated visuals. If you can't, go play something else because this game won't be for you. Plenty of unit variety, a thriving modding community, an excellent soundtrack and many more things make Total Annihilation a truly fantastic RTS of it's time. This game, in my personal opinion, is better than a lot of modern RTS games. You can purchase this game, complete with The Core Contingency and Battle Tactics expansion packs, via digital…

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