Recruits is a brutal fast paced top down shooter that puts the lives of countless amounts of soldiers in your command. Lead your men to victory and see them progress through the ranks, show them defeat and they will be lost forever.
User reviews: Mixed (76 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 31, 2014
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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“We released our Pre-Alpha over a year ago, we got great feedback and now need to reach out to more players! With Steam we can the the suggestions and feedback of a larger player base and really create a game everyone can enjoy.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“We do not know how long we will be in early access, you hope to bring the game to a very high quality during early access with your help and support.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version will have much more content, additional missions, new vehicles, multiple enemies, etc. We also expect to get feedback from Early Access to further develop what you want in the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“At the moment, the game features the core mechanics that will be present in the game. Both Single Player and Multiplayer are available in basic form so that the community can give us further feedback on what areas to focus on.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“Buying the game in Early Access means that you are giving us your money for a half finished game. We understand this and that is why the Early Access price is slightly less than the full priced game as extra incentive to purchase Recruits early and help us out with development.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We would like players to give us feedback of Recruits via our forums, comments, and reviews. We will read all of these and take them on board with our development of the game.”
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July 13

Recruits - Development Status

Hello everybody from Steam community,

First of all, we ask the most sincere apologies about the lack of information and updates on the development of Recruits.

We would also like to announce that QUByte Interactive established a commitment to Commotion Games and will continue developing Recruits.

At this moment, we are doing a careful review in the game, collecting feedback and working together with Robert Dukes and Jason El-Massih, the game creators.

However, before we restart the development process, we are making a very important task: migrate the entire game UDK3 technology for Unreal 4 with the intention of keeping the game with the quality it deserves. In the near future, it migration will give you the opportunity to play on other platforms.

Our main focus today is the version of Steam for Windows. After that, we will go to other platforms.

To reward the patience of all players, we are offering you a small gift: a free Recruits OST (will be available here on Steam).

In addition, for all those who have already bought the Recruits, we are sending you a key of our game HTR+ Slot Car Simulation.

Unfortunately, we can not reward you with Steam version. So, we will send you to another online store. Please, send us an e-mail to contact@qubyteinteractive.com and you will receive the key.

From now on, we will be here answering everybody and collecting feedbacks.

We believe in the potential and we enjoy Recruits. We want to continue the great work done by Commotion Games and deliver you an amazing game. You deserve it!

Thank you.
QUByte Team

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Reviews

“One of the most anticipated games Greenlit by the Steam community”
Go! Indie Beat

“One to keep an eye on”
Rock, Paper, Shotgun

“Community Rating”
8.9/10 – Desura

About This Game

Recruits is a brutal fast paced top down shooter that puts the lives of countless amounts of soldiers in your command. Lead your men to victory and see them progress through the ranks, show them defeat and they will be lost forever.

Your role as a commander puts you in charge of managing a platoon of soldiers during the war. Take men into battle one squad at a time to accomplish your missions, along the way gaining experience and respect that allows you to better equip and customize your soldiers.

Only by keeping your men alive, gaining medals and awards and defeating an overwhelming amount of enemies can you hope to be victorious during this time in history.



Recruits is in ALPHA, meaning that is is currently not finished. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS GAME unless you are happy to contribute to the development and play it with bugs and issues. This game is on Steam so that it can reach a wider audience and players can help contribute to the active development of Recruits.

Current Features

  • General Gameplay – Full body dismemberment and gore, weather effects, physics and destruction and time of day lighting effects.
  • Variety of Mission Objectives – Including kill all enemies, destroy all buildings, covert operations and survival situations.
  • Soldier Progression – Permanent death, enlisted rank progression, personal attributes and customizable nicknames and load outs.
  • Special Abilities and Weapons – As a Commander, earn respect points to unlock upgraded weaponry and special abilities such as Airstrikes and Cluster Bombs.
  • Squad Orders – A right click command menu in singleplayer gives you the ability to give basic commands to your squad members.
  • Game Modes – Singleplayer campaign missions, online multiplayer death match and team death match.
  • Controllable Vehicles – Helicopters and Tanks with specifically tailored missions and environments for them.
  • Updates – Updates for fixes and feedback from players to improve the game in all aspects.

Future Features

  • More Mission Objectives - Rescue prisoners of war, assassinate enemy leaders and base patrols are just a few.
  • In-depth Soldier Progression – Platoon role stat bonuses, visual soldier customization and more.
  • Special Abilities and Weapons – Larger variety of weaponry and more special abilities including Napalm, Mortar Strikes, Airdrops, Chemical Sprays reinforcements and more.
  • Context Sensitive Command Menu – Greater and more precise control over the squad A.I.
  • Soldier Morale – Events in game effecting the mood and effectiveness of your soldiers in battles.
  • More Game Modes – Introduction of online and local co-op, capture the flag and more.
  • Medals and Awards – Earn special stat boosts by performing heroic events in game.
  • Steam Integration – Steam Achievements.
  • Overall Game Improvements – Bugs and fixes, along with making the game easier to play and understand for all users. This game is still being developed and will always be updated to improve the overall usability.


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System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit only), Windows Vista, or Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: SM3-compatible
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 3 Button Mouse Recommended
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 7 64-bit
    • Processor: 2.5+ GHz multi-core processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA 8000 series or higher
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB available space
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20 of 24 people (83%) found this review helpful
2.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 20
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Looks abandoned...
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18 of 22 people (82%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 5
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Abandoned game - don't do it.
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13 of 16 people (81%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
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This game could have been really good if the development would have continued. The devs have abandoned it however. There haven't been any updates in 5-6 months and the lead programmer left to pursue another job. Shame ... another black eye on early access.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
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This game's been completely abandoned. Released in July, abandoned in August. Don't bother. Disappointed.
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8 of 10 people (80%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 10
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Fun concept, but kinda awkward and has some problems.
There doesn't seem to be any progress in development either.
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