Command military Special Ops Teams in gripping tactical combat against a Middle East-based terrorist network. Sequel to RockPaperShotgun's "Best Tactics Game of 2014".
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (86) - 91% of the 86 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Overwhelmingly Positive (7,181) - 96% of the 7,181 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 3, 2020

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Door Kickers 2 is planned with a very large scope, and will be your go-to tactics/strategy game for many years to come!
And after you've finished all the content we created ourselves, you'll be able to add many more years of gameplay by means of complete modding control.
This comes with great complexity and a huge amount of man-hours.

We're a very small team and we simply can't deliver this amount of work without your help.
That's where we need you, the community, to help us prioritize features and iron out the gameplay wrinkles, just as you have done during the DK1 development.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“The game has been in Early Access since End-of-2020, and we plan to exit Early Access this year - in 2024 - most likely in the 2nd part of the year.

We plan to support the game afterwards, too.

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

“Full version of the game will have the following overall scope:
  • 90-100 Handcrafted Single Missions, most of which can also be played in 2-4 Player Coop Multiplayer
  • Mission and location generator for unlimited gameplay
  • 2 Campaign-style Game Modes: Tour of Duty and Operations
  • Steam Workshop Support
  • 3 Playable Units / 10 Trooper Classes with new gameplay options and styles
  • over 60 weapons and pieces of usable gear
  • Night missions, infiltration and undercover work
  • 12-16 Enemies and NPCs including Third-Actor Spec Ops and Agents
  • New locations and environments

Currently only missions are available in Steam Workshop via the in-game mission editor. Full Steam Workshop Support is in beta testing and will be added with the full release of the game.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The current version of the game comes with Single Missions and Coop Multiplayer and contains the following:
  • 69 Missions
  • Online Coop for 2-4 players
  • Full Blown Mission Editor and Steam Workshop support
  • Random mission generator
  • 3 Playable Units with 10 Trooper Classes
  • 50+ weapons and pieces of gear
  • 8+ Enemies and NPC types

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

“The price has now reached the intended threshold ($25) and will no longer be increased.”

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

“We are present on our games Steam forums almost 24/7 and timely respond to feedback, concerns and player needs. The game contains a prominently placed "Send Feedback" button which we encourage players to use. We personally respond to feedback on an almost daily basis.
You can also find us in real time on our discord channel:
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About This Game

“Charge set”, my Alpha Team leader said.
Not knowing what lay in wait for us behind the door, I commanded, “Burn it” into the radio.
“Burning”, he replied. Sliding his finger into the pull ring of the ignition system, he pushed the pin in, turned it a quarter turn, and pulled.
The night was no longer silent as the sound of shredding timber filled the night. Windows shattered and pieces of glass fell to the ground. The walls around me shook. Where a door once stood, only smoke remained. Like water bursting forth from a dam, men flowed into the unknown.
--- from “Violence of Action” by Marty Skovlund

The long awaited sequel to the hit tactics game Door Kickers, Task Force North brings you the best portrayal of modern Close Quarters Combat and Tactics in a video game. Now available in Early Access!

Door Kickers 2 is a top down strategy and tactics game about using intelligence assets and controlling Special Operation Units in daring raids to neutralize and capture terrorists in the fictional country of Nowheraki, Middle East.

True to the violent and dynamic nature of combat in the region, the game models deadly threats and technologies such as booby traps, suicide bombers, RPGs and concealed insurgents - while handing you new toys such as Light Machine Guns for suppressive fire, drone reconnaissance, night vision goggles and wall breaching charges.

Adding further to the roster of improvements, you can now choose the unit to deploy for any mission. The United States Army Rangers make for the initial deployment option, but soon we will reveal other - distinct but equally cool units. The choice will not be simply one of skins and weapons, but also come with distinct playing style and abilities we will reveal further down development road.

Quick Points:

  • Top Down view, optimized for tactical analysis
  • Real Time gameplay with pause-at-will to rethink and change plans
  • No turns, no hexes, no action points - just freeform planning
  • Realistic but action packed
  • Non-linear levels, multiple paths and break-any*-wall kind of freedom
  • Multiple units to play with, each with their distinct playing style
    (three are currently available)
  • Weapon customization
  • Destructible environment
  • Single Player & Online Cooperative Multiplayer (2-4 players)
  • Custom-built 3D engine, allowing for increased moddability
  • Mission editor
*almost “any wall”

Door Kickers 2: Task Force North is now available in Steam Early Access (Windows) , with other OS versions coming later once development stabilizes. Further details to be released as we progress.

Mature Content Description

The developers describe the content like this:

War, firearms, explosions, death by firearms.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: dual-core potato
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Integrated Intel HD 630 or better (OpenGL 3.1 / DirectX 10 compatible video card)
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: mouse with 3 buttons and scroll wheel
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i5
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Any dedicated video card newer than 2016
    • Storage: 1 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: mouse with 3 buttons and scroll wheel

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