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Retro Commander (RTS)
Aug 31, 2012 @ 1:03am
Sep 26, 2014 @ 11:26am
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Retro Commander - Greenlit!
Try It!

Before you read on - how about trying it out? Don't judge the game by its cover.
Linux x86:
Linux AMD64:

Please note, those are the demo versions and there is only 4 scenarios to play (you don't need to register or anything; just unpack & run). Should provide about 30 minutes of playing time.


Retro Commander is a retro real-time strategy game inspired by the turn-based "Classic Empire" game. Units at your disposal include Humvees, Tanks, Artillery, Mechanics, Helicopters, Planes, Ships and Submarines amongst others. Buildings include base stations, shipyards, airfields and oil fields.

The game supports cross-platform multiplayer games over LAN and internet including co-op multiplayer (8 players maximum). Retro Commander contain 2 campaigns with 25 (respectively 30) mission each. Each campaign will take between 10-15h to complete, depending on difficulty chosen. There is a random map generator and a number of skirmish maps included too. There is no map editor, but custom made maps can be added if desired.

  • Real-Time Strategy (RTS) in the Middle East/Tropical Islands
  • Single Player and Multiplayer (over the LAN and Internet)
  • 2 Campaigns with 25 Missions Each
  • Random Map Generator
  • 16 Mobile Units including: Humvees, Tanks, Artillery, 4x4, Mechanic, Trucks, Planes, Chinook, Gunboat, Submarine, Cruiser and Carrier
  • 1 Special Unit: Super-Hovercraft
  • 4 Land Structures: Base Station, Shipyard, Airfield and Oil Field
  • Nations: USA, England, France, Italy, Iraq, Iran, China, Japan, India, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Afghanistan plus a rebel faction
  • Team-Play (included in multiplayer)
  • High Score and Playing Statistics
  • Mission Types: Attack, Defense, Capture the Flag, Convoy Missions
  • Fog of War/Exploration Fog
  • Challenging AI with 4 Difficulty Settings
  • Enganging Music and Sound Effects
Popular Discussions View All (3)
May 26, 2017 @ 10:56am
Abandonned or alive ?
Mar 15, 2014 @ 9:51am
Demo feedback.
Neon Nanite
Jun 8, 2014 @ 10:31am
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noblemaster  [author] May 26, 2017 @ 12:29am 
It's coming! Tony started with the graphics, but it's still going to take a while!
LaserX May 25, 2017 @ 2:59pm 
|-USAE-|El Tibvron22130 Aug 31, 2016 @ 2:18pm 
please, add the soviet union or russia and add the south korea and north korea.
noblemaster  [author] Mar 3, 2016 @ 9:39pm 
At least 6-12 months longer. I'll do a redesign (dedicated multiplayer, improved functionality & such). Sorry for the delay.
fjmac65 Mar 3, 2016 @ 11:00am 
Any details on an impending Steam release?
Murosama Dec 19, 2015 @ 2:22pm 
when game relase?
Sweet Dreams😈 Jun 5, 2015 @ 2:12pm 
Voted. good game
SVCP Apr 8, 2015 @ 12:41am 
nice game
ishlinsky Mar 10, 2015 @ 4:45am 
good game
Donley Time Foundation Nov 7, 2014 @ 2:33am 
Wow - nice looking game with a great "feel" - reminds me of the old greats like the Early C&C's!