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RUNNING WITH RIFLES Top Down Action Shooter New To Steam For Linux

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RUNNING WITH RIFLES is a top-down tactical shooter with open world RPG elements. In RWR, you join the ranks of an army as a common soldier, just like the thousands around you.

It has been available on Desura for quite some time, so it's only new to Steam, the game needs more players though, so I hope being on Steam helps.

The game itself as actually fantastic, I own it on Desura and have played it quite a few times. It has decent graphics and some pretty solid infantry combat with single-player and multiplayer modes with huge online battles.

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RUNNING WITH RIFLES is a top-down tactical shooter with open-world RPG elements.

In RWR, you join the ranks of an army as a common soldier, just like the thousands around you. To your superiors, you're nothing but cannon fodder...
The open world approach lets you define your own path and story in the campaign. Push back the enemy with your comrades or go deep behind enemy lines to sabotage their efforts and loot valuable items.

As you gain experience, you are promoted with higher command over soldiers and equipment. Call in artillery fire missions or paratrooper reinforcements when the situation gets tight! Use your squad to man armed boats, tanks and APC's, or, become the expert lone wolf you always aspired to be - it's up to you!

Features
  • hundreds of locations to explore from trenches to towns, deserts to snowy valleys
  • emergent AI that will question if you're as smart as you think you are
  • realistic cover system
  • dozens of different weapons, support and cover items, radio calls, vehicles
  • 40+ multiplayer support, dedicated servers, coop, PvP, PvPvE
  • speech bubbles!
  • deaths and fails, a lot of them, including your own!
  • ...and of course, mods!


It is in early access on Steam, so please remember that when reporting issues (as there will be issues), I do easily recommend it though.


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5 comments

paupav 14 Mar, 2014
It's weird how they don't have Mac version.
jdub 14 Mar, 2014
Dev probably doesn't own a Mac for testing and doesn't want to shell out the cash. Just a guess...but who cares Macs are lame anyway.
Jeff 15 Mar, 2014
The dev bought a Mac recently, just for RWR :)
loggfreak 15 Mar, 2014
apple, let people pay 1000$ for a laptop with a low-rez screen, i3, 4gb ram and integrated graphics, people are going to buy this overpriced product anyway if they want OS X
hardpenguin 16 Mar, 2014
Ahhh, I remember visiting #rwr on Quakenet and nagging pasik, the RWR developer about Linux port :)

I totally support this one, it is hella entertaining, especially with friends, I played it quite much few versions ago. And the dev is a great guy really, always open and supporting towards community.
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