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DR UI SQUADSELECT GERMAN Afrika Korps | 8th Army DR UI SQUADSELECT BRITISH


Choose who's side you want to fight on

Be under command of Erwin Rommel or Bernard Montgomery. Choose what tactic you want to use when fighting an enemy.

Experience the 1941/1942 in North Africa.

Based on Rising Storm 2 Vietnam, it pushes players from jungles with helicopters to nasty and hot desert battles using a wide variety of equipment, abilities and vehicles. Inspired by Mare Nostrum, it builds on the realistic and tactical game play that made it a fan favorite.

Factions and Nations

Choose between Afrika Korps of German army or 8th army of Commonwealth. From both sides not only weapons used in North African campaign are available, but also a certain amount of customization options to hide your face away from desert storms.

TIMELINE
1941-1943


TEAMS
8th Army (British)
Rats of Tobruk (Australia, Poland)
Afrika Korps (Germany)


Roles

  • Commander
  • Assault
  • Machine gunner
  • Rifleman
  • Radioman
  • Sapper
  • Sniper
  • Crewman


WEAPONS

DAK

  • Rifles - K98k, K98AZ
  • Sniper Rifles - K98k
  • SMG - MP40, MP41, Beretta 38
  • Sidearm - P38, P08, C96, Beretta 34
  • Machineguns - MG34, MG42
  • Grenades - M24, M39

8th Army

  • Rifles - SMLE MK III, Pattern 1914 Enfield
  • Sniper Rifles - P14
  • SMG - M1928A1, M1928A1 Drum
  • Sidearm - Webley Mk VI, Browning HP
  • Machineguns - Bren MK II, Lewis
  • Grenades - Mills Bomb


VEHICLES

DAK

  • Tanks - Pz.IV Ausf.F, Pz.Kpfw.III J1
  • Armored Transport - Sd Kfz 251, Sd Kfz 222, Sd Kfz 231 8 Rad
  • Transport - Kübelwagen

8th Army

  • Tanks - Crusader MK III, Sherman MKIII, Valentine II, M3 Lee, M3 Stuart,
  • Armored Transport - Universal Carrier
  • Transport - Jeep Willys


MAPS

DRTE-Tobruk (April – November 1941) - German Offensive/Rats of Tobruk Offensive
DRSU-OperationCrusader (November 1941) - Commonwealth vs Germany
DRTE-TobrukOutskirts (June 1942) - German Offensive
DRTE-ElAlamein (July 1942) - German Offensive
DRTE-ElHamma ( March 1943) - British Offensive
DRTE-Agedabia (December 1942) - British Offensive/Defensive
DRTE-Gazala (June 1942) -


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Desert Rats OST

Hello everyone! Today on a special occasion we are going to update you on various media updates as well as music for our mod!

First of all, lets show what we were working on.
Simon Hurts is multi-awards winner music composer and producer, he let all Desert Rats music to be composed, performed and directed by himself and recorded, mixed and mastered at the “Musik Factory Studios”, have a look!


3D Art, UI and Prototypes

We have started making a mod using RS2 features as a base, however we realized we were able to expand them much further than we initially anticipated.

Team Selection Screen Prototype


Beretta 38 Prototype


Beretta 34 Prototype


New Overhead Style Map (Featuring totally reworked ElAlamein)


And that concludes our showcase for today, make sure to join our discord to get regular updates on the mod status!

Desert Rats Media Update

Desert Rats Media Update

News

New Desert Rats Development Update. Featuring brand new alpha footage video, showcase of new vehicles, weapons and maps.

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Guest
Guest

I can't wait for this mod it looks great, one question are they going to put the Italian army with the carcano rifles and everything?

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North_Dumpling Creator
North_Dumpling

We do hope to include Italians in our mod, however at the moment there are just not enough resources for it, especially in regards of character art which is the most crucial aspect to ensure their addition.

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Xenon97
Xenon97

Hi North_Dumpling, if you want I can give you two PDF books on the Italian army in North Africa, plus two PDF books on Italian vehicles and aircraft respectively. 👍
I'm Italian and I think that the Regio Esercito must absolutely be in a mod set in the war in North Africa.

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North_Dumpling Creator
North_Dumpling

These would be great to have indeed. You can post them in our discord if you like.

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Xenon97
Xenon97

Hi, I have entered your Discord but I cannot write anything. If you want I can send the documentation to you via private message on Discord. 🙂

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Guest
Guest

This looks amazingly well done, can't wait for release! Will all of the vehicles showcased be operable or are some if not all merely for show?

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North_Dumpling Creator
North_Dumpling

All our vehicles shown are entirely drivable and operable except for LeFH18 which is just a map asset.

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Guest
Guest

Whens this bad boy supposed to come out. Its not cancelled is it?

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North_Dumpling Creator
North_Dumpling

Desert Rats is still in very active development and it wont be cancelled due to being beyond the point of no return.
We do need some help though pushing the production rate at higher speed than it is at the moment.
We were hoping to release in 2021, however 2022 seems more feasible for a release date.

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Guest
Guest

Will this mod allow the ANZACS to be selectable? Preferably without the Brodie Helmets.

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North_Dumpling Creator
North_Dumpling

I'm afraid there will be no ANZACs, only Australians and will be available on certain maps such as Tobruk.

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