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

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After moans and complains, we decided to implement additional cam modes.

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After moans and complains, we decided to implement additional cam modes. The default mode is free dynamic cam and the game has been designed to be played using it. However, some gamers will find it satisfying to have the ability to play with lagged cam and fixed cam. Here is a demonstration of all the three modes:


Also we have released new promo video of Episode I. Once it's uploaded to youtube, you will be able to see it. Visit our "corporate" website and youtube channel for updates.

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booman
booman

I actually like all three. Fixed cam is a lot like an RPG. But lagged cam seems easier on the eyes. Thanks for the optional camera views

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thelinx
thelinx

Schweet.

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motorsep Author
motorsep

Nice. Good to know you guys like it!

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Original_Speeder
Original_Speeder

Fixed camera for the win \o/

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Kasplatt
Kasplatt

The camera was the main issue I had with this game.
Fixed camera is a definite favorite!

You should almost make that the default one, as I think that is the one most people would prefer.

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Tech|Rogue
Tech|Rogue

Linux support == Win. Bought. :)

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FunkyWyrm
FunkyWyrm

Nice to see the many options... Something for everyone. :)

Having seen the fixed camera mode, a thought occurred to me... I would love to see some kind of control mechanic like in Alien Swarm (free Steam game). I'm not sure how this would affect the mechanics of the game, but direction keys are used for forward/backwards/strafe and the orientation of the player is controlled by a mouse cursor on the screen. The character is aligned to the cursor.

This allows for targetted smart bombs or grenades to be launched on physics based trajectories (think throwing grenades at the mouse pointer) and very fast turning. Steel Storm definately doesn't need this and it might detract from other game mechanics, but I personally find it extremely fun and would love to see it in other games.

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