Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and his fellow aide Petka realize that someone has stolen the Red banner from the HQ. Although it's not the end of the story yet! Somewhere on the moon, legions of alien invaders prepare to conquer Earth. But could such a little thing really give a scare to the Red Army heroes?
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Release Date: Nov 1, 1998

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October 14

Red Comrades 2: For the Great Justice. Reloaded is out now!

Red Comrades 2: For the Great Justice is out now! It's a sequel to the amazing adventures of two Russian pop-culture legends: Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and his fellow aide Petka who fearlessly beat off the alien invasion in a first franchise installment.

It would seem the peace and quiet are going to last for a long time now... Like fun they are!

Russia. The year 1917.

Division commander Chapaev had gotten wounded and was shot again as he tried to cross over the Ural River and rest under the shade of the birches. One would think it was all over and there was no hope left for Vasily Ivanovich. Like fun it was! All of the sudden the beam from outer space moved Chapaev into the alien ship. He would rather never talk about the experiments these creatures carried out on him. They inserted a chip into his head to turn him into a killing machine - terminator. In order to remove this thing from сcommander's head and to restore his human personality our heroes got into the catacombs beneath village Backwoods and discovered a time machine there. Without a second thought they used it to travel through time and space... to USA of the year 1969! That's where the new story begins...

- Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and Petka embark on even a weirder adventure than before
- Story and puzzles will beat your brains out!
- Jokes are beyond the ghostly bounds of propriety
- Judgment day is coming!

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June 2

Red Comrades Save the Galaxy now support MacOS, Linux and gamepads!

Remastered version of the beloved adventure game Red Comrades Save the Galaxy was published on Steam at the end of February. It was acclaimed by gamers and they praised the warm feeling of nostalgia it delivers. It's been a long time since BUKA received so many grateful messages and comments! Many of you kindly asked us to add the support of the most popular operating systems to the game. We're doing our best to take such feedback from gamers into account. That's why starting today, MacOS and Linux users are now also welcome to purchase the remastered version of Red Comrades Save the Galaxy on Steam!

Moreover, the game now supports gamepad controllers to make gameplay even more comfortable for you. Yes indeed, now you can explore the Gadyukino village from the comfort of your couch!


— Full Windows, Mac OS and Linux support;
— Both the classic and the new casual control pie menus.
— All locations are hand-painted to fit the 16:9 aspect ratio
— Steam achievements and trading cards
— Gamepad support

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8.1/10 – GreatGamer

ностальжи 5/5 – Iguides

8.5/10 – VGTimes

About This Game

Almost 17 years on, we bring you back the true Russian video game industry classics, remastered for modern platforms.

The first part of this classical game series will be released on PC on February, 5th . The game saves the original graphics and voicing but the game code has been completely rewritten for Unity engine and it has widescreen support now. Any animation issues and old bugs have been fixed. Steam achievements and trading cards are also available. So from now on you can play in Red Comrades Save the Galaxy using any modern PC working on one of modern operating systems!

About the game:

Russia is in a midst of Civil War. Both the front line and Ural River splits the village Backwoods in two. One part of the village is somehow controlled by the brave Red Army division headed by Chapaev. Remnants of the cowardly Whites are still comfortably stationed on the other side.
Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and his fellow aide Petka wake up to find themselves in a bad hangover and in a worse mood. They realize that someone has stolen the Red banner from the HQ. Our heroes are totally depressed with such a misfortune, just like every decent Red army fighters should be.
This unbearable offense leaves them no choice but to sneak into the enemy territory and to retrieve the precious banner.
Although it's not the end of the story yet! Somewhere on the moon, legions of alien invaders prepare to conquer Earth. But could such a little thing really give a scare to the Red Army heroes?

Game Features:

• Incredibly lush new high-res hand-painted graphics!
• Achievements!
• The beginning of the epic and captivate adventures of beloved characters.
• Breathtaking story
• Enormous amount of puzzles to solve
• Hilarious gags

System Requirements

Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10
    • Processor: 2.2 GHz processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Video 512 MB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • OS: Lion 10.7.X
    • Processor: Intel Core i series processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4850, NVIDIA GeForce GT 120, Intel HD 3000, or equivalent card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
    • OS: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    • Processor: 1.7 GHz Dual Core
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260, ATI Radeon 4870 HD, Intel HD 4000, or equivalent card with at least 512 MB VRAM
    • Storage: 3 GB available space
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 16
played this a lot back then
awesome game :3
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71 of 76 people (93%) found this review helpful
20 people found this review funny
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
Being a Russian myself I’m confused to name a good reason for a non-Russian speaker to buy this game. If he’s not really deep into Russian pop culture of course. Puzzles are… weird. Really weird. It has some kind of logic though. Totally drunk logic. What else? A Soviet/Russian mix of absurd jokes or better yet to say Absolut jokes. Seriously. Characters seem to be drunk or a bit high all the time. Every single one of them. I’m not surprised it was that popular in Russia back then in late 90s. Love, laugh and liquor make harsh times bearable. In case you want to enjoy this game, you should keep it in mind and a glass of vodka in your hand. You will definitely have some laughs then and, who knows, maybe you will start to love Russia afterwards.
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47 of 48 people (98%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
7.4 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Fun point & click game with some flaws, but totally worth the money. Can be completed in 7-8 hours.

Recommended for:
Players who can handle crude humor, some pixel nudity and for lovers of the point & click genre.

The good:
+ Interesting characters, world and storyline
+ Well animated
+ Voice acting is good (in Russian, adding to the atmosphere)
+ Good port to Unity with plenty of achievements and trade cards
+ Alt+tab works fine, and so does the Steam overlay (even in your native resolution, which is rare for old games!)

The bad:
- Too many random pauses between voice lines
- Inconsistent art at some points (some characters look like they were drawn in MS Paint, for example the woman at the train station)
- English translation is good, but has some errors in it (been typed as "ben", shall typed as "shell, etc)
- The hints are sometimes completely useless and confusing
- Game file compression: 400 MB download, but takes 3 GB of disk space, which is A LOT for a game from 1998
- No music in a lot of interior maps
- Some of the walking animations are long, tedious and unskippable.
- There's only autosave. While this works fine, you're at constant risk to ruin your progress if you click "new game" in the main menu by accident. This is a poor design decision.
- No actual tutorial telling you that you can quick travel using the map, explains interaction, ...

Gameplay: (slightly cut, no voice comments)
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36 of 37 people (97%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded

The two russian mischiefs Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and his friend Petka are looking for the stolen russian red flag, that was stolen by the White Army.
Almost all of my russian friends have very fond memories of the original that was released in 1998. But I haven't played it back then.
Sooo I can't really say what exactly was improved, as I personally have not played the original.
The humour is somewhat funny, in a quirky way. Still some jokes can only be understood if you are from russia, I guess.
Graphical wise it's done in comic style.
It has a very practical and helpful fast travel system.
It has russian voice over and english subtitles, just in case if you want to get the full russian experience.

I recommend buying this game directly on steam and try it for yourself. The humour and graphics have a very distinct style, I'd say there is a 50 to 50 chance you like it or not :) If you don't like it you can always return it nowadays . Soo go for it :)
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20 of 22 people (91%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
9.6 hrs on record
Posted: February 21
Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded is the remastered version of Red Comrades Save the Galaxy which was released in 1998. It's a point'n'click game with the main story happening in Russia during a Civil War, where our characters go in a recovery mission for the lost flag, and they end up saving the world, at least for the moment. The main protagonist are Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev(in the subtitle Chapaev won't be mentioned) and Pete(like this his name is translated...I think in the old game he was called Petka) and for a short period even Anka.

The graphics are the original ones. The soundtrack is fitting with the environment. The only downside(if you can count it a downside) is the lack of the English voice over,English being present only as a subtitle. For the controls we have the clasic one and a new, simplified casual mode. There is an inventory system which is accesed by right click in casual mode or by selecting it from the menu in the clasic mode. Also there is a hint system which can help when you are stuck, sometimes the hints be vague and that can prologue the time required to figure what you need to do next. There are a lot of jokes and references in the game.

The game is divided in three sequences. Each one happening in another zone. First sequence is in the Red Base, second one in the White Base, where around half of the sequence Anka is the protagonist(as a spy with the name Anna), and the third one in the alien base on the moon.

If you are a big fan of achievements/trading cards no worry. Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded have them both.

Note - This game was reviewed using a key provided by the publisher.
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38 of 54 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
7.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
I was given a code by the developer for review purposes, this however doesn't effect my personal review for this game

Basic Information
Title: Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded
Genre: Adventure
Developer: Buka Development
Publisher: Buka Entertainment
Release Date: 1 Nov, 1998

This is a very nicely done point & click game, the graphics are really fitting for the game play. There are so many puzzles and things to explore in this game that you won't really get bored of it. The game itself is very good, although there are some things that aren't explained at all that makes this game fall a little but none the less it's a very good game,

Game Play
This game is basically a point and click puzzle game with some very funny humour implemented into it as well. From what I have played so far it seems to be really fun, the puzzles are very nicely created. If you ever get stuck there is a nice help system that points you in the right direction so that you don't get stuck and so that you can progress with the storyline. This really helps you as some point & click games are way too hard with the puzzles that they have created, but this has very simple and easy puzzles to solve. There is a lot of things to look at and find in this game so exploring everything right from the start is very essential to this game. The humour that is used is very funny at times, trying to chat up other girls, and using a substitute as a scarecrow really got me in stitches. It doesn't over do the humour in a sense that it gets boring, it does it just enough to keep you laughing and smiling when a joke does happen. There are a few problems I have with this game though, and that is the controls for the game. There is absolutely no indication of what controls do what, for example I didn't realise that I had the suitcase with all my stuff in until about a hour and half into the game. You really need to add either a controls section in the settings menu, or add it at the start of the game. This also caused the problem as Vasily Ivanovich is sometimes in the way of the arrow so that you can exit out of the area. Such as the bridge that have the guards, if you didn't know that you can move Vasily Ivanovich then you might have some trouble finding the arrow as it's right under where he is standing. Another thing that I wasn't aware of while playing the game until later on was the fast travel system. If you have been to a area then you can go onto the map and click on that area to fast travel there. This would've been really helpful if I would've known that earlier.
Score (Out Of 10): 7 - nice game play, and well balanced puzzles. Need to add some way of telling the played what controls do what so that they can understand how to play more efficently.

Graphics/art style
The art style of this game is really nicely animated. It seems that there was a lot of time and dedication when it came to drawing out the backgrounds and the characters animations. I really don't really have anything to complain about this as it is just so well animated and drawn out. Although some of the art style seems to be a little blurry and don't fit in with the rest of them, but I guess that's just to help you with what you have to click on to explore and stuff.
Score (Out Of 10): 8 - Very nice drawn graphics, and animated characters. Some of the art style seems to be a bit blurry and doesn't really fit in with the rest.

Music & Sound
The music is very fitting with the atmosphere as you walk around the areas, helping people out and solving puzzles. I would've liked to have some music in the background of the houses, as the music only comes on when your exploring the main area. The sounds are exceptionally good, I really liked all of the sounds that where played when certain things happened to characters.
Score (Out Of 10): 9 - Really nice music and sounds, would've liked some music inside the houses.

This is defiantly a gem point & click game. It has some really nice puzzles that aren't too difficult to figure out, although I would've liked a small tutorial for what all the buttons are as I only figured out all the buttons after a hour and a half. The music and sounds are exceptionally good, and the art style is just superb. Along with the animations of the characters, I am really surprised of how well this game is for a drawn game. Would defiantly recommend this game to anyone.

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63 of 103 people (61%) found this review helpful
41 people found this review funny
10.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
wise up children! hug your moms and dads because it's me, payde for the clown, here with another mesmerizing payde fore review!

many of us on steam are jealous of russia. there you can buy a half dozen AAA games for the equivalent of 5 american dollars. i've gotten over that, but recently i learned they have been hiding something else from the rest of us. fortunately for you all, the russian secret service has given me permission to let the world in on this secret!

someone needs to go to prison for this, because it is a crime that this game has been kept from most of us for so long! this, friends, is a legit point and click game, and by legit i mean the greatest that i have ever played in my whole life! do you have fond memories of those lucasarts adventure games? i am sure you spent many nights playing as indiana jones chasing around that elusive purple tentacle, as i know i did. i thought that was as good as it gets, but oh wow i can admit when i am wrong, and this is the first time! this is simply better than those lucasarts games. i will dare to call it the pinnacle of human achievement in the category of point and click games!

i would like to build a museum. it would be a large building that will be empty except for one video screen in the middle. that screen would play the opening cut scene from this game on repeat for eternity. i feel strongly that every man, woman and child NEEDS to see it at least once! it is a truly mind blowing experience!

put the kiddies to bed once it is over though, because this game contains some adult humor and surprises that are inappropriate for children 10 and under, which is just how i like it! the translation to english is perfect. i've played through a few hours already, and judging by the achievements, there is plenty of game still left to experience!

it is very rare that a game can deliver actual lols, but this one comes through on several occasions. it is packed full of interesting characters. they even took the time to add optional hints in to prevent me from pulling my clown nose off in frustration! what it comes down to is that this game is now your mailman, because i guarantee that it delivers!

go now talk to your father and cash in those hugs for $3.99USD american dollars from his steam wallet and buy this game RIGHT NOW OH OWHWOWOWOW! just be aware that dad might consider you a criminal afterwords, because this game is a steal at that price!

i'm not going to lie, you are not likely to see the woodlandfaerietruck in person, so this game is going to have to be the one to take you on the ride of your life! every fan of point and click games must add this to their collection! it is a requirement! i will be checking!
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13 of 14 people (93%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
6.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 16
A nice puzzle game with some nice hand drawn artwork which is pleasant to the eye. The audio of the game is in Russian but there are subtitles which you can read at your own pace. It's a fun point and click adventure with a clever story. It's a good story that little kids can pick up and play. Recommended!
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34 of 53 people (64%) found this review helpful
6 people found this review funny
1.0 hrs on record
Pre-Release Review
Posted: February 18
This video features a non-biased quick look @ the game:

A classic Russian legend (apparently) with a cool Monkey Island style vibe. Almost 17 years on, we bring you back the true Russian video game industry classics, remastered for modern platforms. Vasily Ivanovich Chapaev and his fellow aide Petka realize that someone has stolen the Red banner from the HQ. Although it's not the end of the story yet! Somewhere on the moon, legions of alien invaders prepare to conquer Earth. But could such a little thing really give a scare to the Red Army heroes?
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17 of 24 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
4.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Red Comrades Save the Galaxy is retro looking point & click adventure that reminds of ooold Russian Folk Tales.
I would probably love it if it had full english audio, but this way reading subtitles all the time is too distracting.

+Beautiful retro graphic
+Funny as hell

-Fully enjoyable only to people who understand Russian
-To many interaction options
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1.2 hrs
Posted: October 16
I loved it since I was ten. Thank you, devs, for reloading this project.
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12.9 hrs
Posted: August 19
A must buy for any fan of point and click adventure games. Great story, humor and gameplay. Game is great for people that aren't as good in old school adventure games as me. When you have item you collected you will know when and where you can use it, so you will not have to run in circles not knowing where to use something just to progress in the game. That way all frustration is gone, making this game more casual experience but that nice feeling you get after beating a puzzle stays. You also have HELP option giving you tip for the next quest you need to do to progress. Great music background also helps, it never gets tiresome. This game is pure definition of hidden gem, and for the price you dont have to think twice about picking it up. You will not be disappointed!
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6.6 hrs
Posted: July 22
Russian adventure game set in Russian civil war. Except alcoholic beverage and boobies.

+ Fascinating story
+ Great humour
+ Russian voice acting
+ Suitable music

- Some wierd gaps/pauses in middle of dialogs
- Some sprites are drawn in worse quality than others
- Minor errors in some translations/mouse over labels

Overall rating ☭/☭. Let's drink to that!
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☭ Commissar Cuddles ☭
14.3 hrs
Posted: July 12
Best soviet game for true commies. Lots of laughs and funny characters and scenarios in true USSR style. Has noodity as well +1

Anka best comrade waifu ❤︎☭❤︎☭❤︎

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andrew.spud [PT]
9.1 hrs
Posted: June 30
I didn't know the existence of this gem. I'll be honest; I kinda found it because of the last Steam summer sale. I was browsing for cheap point-&-click games, since I'm saving money for a new desktop, and current using my old laptop from the year 2k04'ish.
So, after I've read the description of the game, and check the minimum system requirements, I knew I had to have it on my steam library.

...and what can I say about this Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded?

It's a fun, irreverent point-&-click game full of crude humor, corny jokes, cheesy situations, sexual innuendos, and alot of Democratic socialist Vs Capitalist Vs Imperialist type of jokes mixed with some 80’s/90’s Eastern and Western pop culture references, and a large number of Rabinovich, Vasily Ivanovich type of characters. Since it’s a classic point-&-click game, the gameplay is “traditional” simple, you need to get some item to make some character satisfied, then that character will give you another item for you to combine with other item, that will make you able to get another item for other character, and so on. The story is equal simple, two stooges soldiers of the red guard found out their Bolshevik banner was stolen, and they need to find it before Lenin found out. On the way to find where the hell is the red banner, they got a huge help from their beloved neighbour Anka, a blonde comrade which is also a red army spy, working in Imperialist territory, in the process our two heroes found out their major problem isn’t the missing banner, but a grand alien invasion, and a conspiracy which may jeopordize the october revolution in the first place.

I recommend this game, if you like the Point-&-click genre, and want to play something different with some similarities with the game Leisure suit Larry. The animations are quite good, same for the environment, there’s a good “hint” system, alot of easter eggs, the music is simple and corny but quite enjoyable while you’re playing, and having the original russian audio is quite good.

The few cons I found, (ok, I never played the game outside the Steam), but I think the game needed more Steam achivements, there’s some situations in it crying out loud for an achievement, the other problem is some of the animations are quite long, specially in the Alien spaceship, where there’s a part with an escalator and we need to see the character climbing the slow escalator every frikkin’ time we want to go to the control panel, which could had a "Ground Control to Major Tom" achivement.

The other problem is how can I explain the game to my communist friends? Everytime I talk to them about the game they ask “why should I play it?” and my explanation quite doesn’t make any sense and that make me smile because Red Comrades: Save the Galaxy is a good old non-sensless point-&-click game.

and I definitely recommend it.
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0.3 hrs
Posted: June 26
This game is a total vaste of money and time.
After few minutes from starting the game it jus freezes. Dont know how it performs in windows, but on linux it just dont work.
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9.0 hrs
Posted: May 1
Classic point & Click adventure аbout two heroes of russian anecdotes. The game is a collection of clichés, jokes and gag about Sovet Russia. And greatly exaggerated. It is worth and fun to play.
For non-Russian speakers: The game has lost a lot because of the translation. Petka and Vasily Ivanovich speak very flowery, many phrases with double meaning. In the translation all this is not present, it translates only the meaning of the phrase not the style and feelings. Many phrases simply omitted or distorted.
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