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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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.

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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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BoundlessApathy Mar 21 2009, 3:46pm says:

play supcom if you miss this its the spiritual child

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bobthedino Apr 23 2009, 12:22pm replied:

Supcom may be a chris taylor game, but is by no means 'spiritual child' of TA

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Flakk-er Mar 9 2009, 5:40am says:


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Batabusa Mar 21 2009, 5:23am replied:

Og god, I miss this game :(

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fallenleader Feb 6 2009, 12:30am says:

Total annihilation is an icon and the Arm and Core badges will be found by something or someone a thousand years from now.

They will learn of the mighty war we have waged.

Long Live Total Annihilation!!! Eternal.

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Warlord_Zsinj Feb 2 2009, 8:16am says:

All hail the king of awesomeness in RTS gaming.

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White-Direwood Feb 2 2009, 6:14am says:

a classic wich still keeps its fans entertained. Supreme commander was epic but total annihilation was more fun. just love to mass defence a corner. no one can thrue even with a massive army >D. love this game worth a try to any rts/stragedy game fans.

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Zagadka Jan 30 2009, 6:47am says:

Huge game, Huge fun, Huge Community.

Thank you Mod DB for taking on our files.

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Robots! Jan 29 2009, 12:31pm says:

looks alot like earth 2150.

but i cant stand graphics like that... not that i think its a bad game, but i just cant stand half 3d graphics.

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Gnostic Sep 24 2008, 7:31pm says:

Seriously is the best RTS ever made. Am modding it now actually!

Still going strong!

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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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