Dust Off Your Controller and Get Going With These New Indie Real-Time Strategy Games - June 2022 - Odd Nugget

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We've put together a list of the latest indie real-time strategy games below. If you want to know what you should plug in next, keep reading!


方境战记BlockFight


方境战记BlockFight video game Developed by 喜人一个

Developed by 喜人一个

Grab this block, you can place it on the road to block monsters, or you can release it over their heads to crush them!These monsters are very cunning, some destroy the block with wild power, some Fly over the wall slinkingly, some from the underground to dig a hole to the background. Different tactics must be used against different monsters.Bricks don't just appear out of air. Look at our craftsmen, who work day and night collecting wood, stone, bronze and jade to make blocks. Wood blocks can be produced quickly, stone blocks are balanced, bronze blocks are strong and heavy, crystal blocks are fragile and deadly. With good resource management, the battle is half won.Assign your warriors to the front lines, erect shields, operate crossbows, repair holes, fire cannons. These brave warriors are honored to share your burden, so that you can better manage the larger picture. You know, the strongest wall is always the soldier's shoulder.Free the occupied areas step by step, earn the bonus shield, unlock new attachments and spells. Failure does not matter, perhaps you can change the strategy to win it back.

方境战记BlockFight

方境战记BlockFight video game Developed by 喜人一个 video screen

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Zero Sum : Stalemate Manager


Zero Sum : Stalemate Manager video game by MikeyKae

Made by MikeyKae

The global financial collapse of 2026 marked the dawn of a new age of chaos around the world. Alliances shattered and revolution burns throughout regions previously believed unshakable.

It is in this dark future that the shadowy Pyramid organization has reassigned your position in Financial Oversight to Conflict Management. Your task: Spearhead Pyramid's new, more aggressive, "fundraising" efforts by manipulating these revolts into unwinnable wars while selling both sides the materials required to continue fighting.

The world order must be restored. Control is your burden.

Experience a revolutionary new form of RTS that challenges you to play both sides and avoid victory at all costs.

Manipulate the conflict by funding production, creating false orders, and blackmailing the influential.

Manage massive stalemates consisting of more than 100 units.

Plan your moves carefully to avoid suspicion lest either side uncovering your nefarious plans.

Play several challenging scenarios or create your own.

Bigger in Texas Update (v1.1)

This update to Zero Sum : Stalemate Manager brings you to the south-central United States where the ferocious fighting of the newly formed Lone Star Republic holds a wealth of profit for prospective Pyramid operatives.

Enjoy the new Texas map available for Custom scenario play. This map, the largest yet, features a unique split-faction layout for the biggest and wildest firefights imaginable. Also included is two new scenarios: The Two-star difficulty Texas Flood and the three-star difficulty Lone Star Rebellion.

Zero Sum : Stalemate Manager

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Warlord: Britannia


Warlord: Britannia video game Developed by Darkmatter Games and published by Stribling Media

Developed by Darkmatter Games and published by Stribling Media

Warlord: Britannia is the first entry, in a new series of immersive-strategy games, created by Solo developer Darkmatter Games. Step into the shoes of a Roman General given direct command of a Legion, with orders from the Emperor to conquer an entire island.

Immersive-Strategy

A unique combination of first-person strategy elements places Warlord: Britannia in a genre of its own. Immersive-Strategy fixes the player in the first-person perspective of their character. Lead a large army, construct bases, conquer settlements, and disrupt enemy forces in the open worldentirely from this Immersive-Strategy perspective. Turn the tide of battle by participating directly in the action and fighting alongside your own troops, all in real-time.

Dynamic Open World

The world of Warlord: Britannia is an island more than 45 square kilometers in size, divided by latitude into three visually distinct geographic zones. Start your occupation in the densely forested Lowlands, then march north to the rolling hills and farms of the Midlands. Finally, push further north into the imposing and desolate Highlands. All three zones flow seamlessly together, and never subject the player to a loading screen.

Travel the roads cautiously and keep your eyes on the treelines, as trading convoys and roaming warbands criss-cross the open world in real-time. The local population quickly spreads word of your exploits, so choose your actions carefully. Manage the populations unrest levels and prepare for uprisings and raids on your camp. Enemies will react aggressively to repeated attacks and transgressions by the Roman invading force.

Massive Battles

Recruit up to 9 Roman centuries and their officers to fully staff your Legion. Hundreds of Romans and Barbarians will clash and die on the battlefield. Use your legionaries to attack local strongholds and towns, pillage and loot settlements, impose draconian taxes, and send the population back to Rome in chains.

Base Building

Construct a series of marching camps as you conquer the open world. Clear the forests and put up palisade walls. Set guards and patrol to keep watch over the camp at night. At any time, you may pack up and relocate your camp, allowing for complex strategic maneuvers. Decide where and when to set up your fort, and for how long to stay before conditions become too dangerous.

Roman History

All of the weapons, armors, structures, names, and gameplay elements are inspired directly from extant material and literary archeological remains. Solo developer, Darkmatter Games, has painstakingly recreated these elements from scratch and by hand to bring the ancient world of Britain in the 1st Century AD to life like never before. Historical authenticity is the core element of the Warlord franchise.

Warlord: Britannia

Warlord: Britannia video game Developed by Darkmatter Games and published by Stribling Media video screen

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Pingo's Revenge


Pingo's Revenge video game Developed by Primer Games and published by Primer Games

Developed by Primer Games and published by Primer Games

Free your girlfriend from the clutches of the evil ZonkWhen you wake up one fine morning, you realize that your girlfriend is no longer there: she has disappeared!You immediately go in search of her. To do so, you have to make your way through dangerous ice areas. But be warned: Your enemies want to stop you from freeing your girlfriend!Are you brave enough to face your enemies and rescue your girlfriend?Master the different levels by acting cleverlyIn order for you to defeat your opponents, you have two options: By strategically moving or destroying ice blocks, you can push the three diamonds together in such a way that you complete the level immediately.If you were too clumsy to push all the diamonds together, you have only one last chance: eliminate all the opponents and get to the next level!Since your journey is long and dangerous, the level map will let you know how far you are from the love of your life. The more levels you clear, the closer you get to your beloved.If you manage to earn extra lives at the red buoys, this increases the chance of saving your beloved.

Pingo's Revenge

Pingo's Revenge video game Developed by Primer Games and published by Primer Games video screen

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Battlefleet Engineer DEMO


Battlefleet Engineer DEMO video game by Metalfusion

Made by Metalfusion

This is a free demo for spaceship building and fleet combat game Battlefleet Engineer. In this demo you can play randomly generated individual battles with premade ship designs and random fleet composition. Buy the full game from Steam!

Core features

RTS-style battles with up to dozens of ships per side. Fixed fleets, doesn't include building of units or resource management mechanics.

Ships are made of and entirely defined by their modules. The modules such as generators, thrusters, weapons, armor etc. form the structure and define the behavior of the ship. Ships can have anywhere between 5 to over 1000 modules.

No-cheating Newtonian physics. All movement is driven by forces from thrusters and other actuators, and there is no friction or dampening. Ships and other objects are simulated as rigid bodies with accurate collision geometries and inertia.

Per-module damage model - ships can get partially disabled and split in two. Damage model also includes armor penetration and ricochet calculations.

Ship resource system. Most modules have a single function such as power generation or heat dissipation. The resource system gathers, stores and distributes resources such as electricity, heat and fuel between modules on every frame.

Gameplay

Gameplay in this demo consists of commanding your fleet in real-time battle against computer controlled enemy fleet. The game is single-player only. Both fleets and level parameters such as battle area size, deployment zones, and asteroids are randomized for each battle. The demo comes with over 40 ship designs from the developer to ensure variety.

To defeat your enemy, you will need to keep on top of the situation and select targets for your ships based on weapon ranges, maneuverability and defences of both your own and the enemy ships. Positioning and timing of engagements is important because different weapons have very different effective ranges and ships usually only have heavy armor at the front. Keeping your fleet close together maximizes our concentrated damage output, but risks getting surrounded by the enemy. Using specialized ships such as "tanks" and "snipers" effectively can often decide the outcome of the battle.

This demo also allows different styles of play. You can micro-manage movement and targeting of all your ships by pausing to give orders, or just tell them to attack all enemies, sit back and watch the beautiful destruction unfold. You can also take control and fly any of your ships manually, with optional control over target selection and weapons as well.

Battlefleet Engineer DEMO

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Crossfire: Legion


Crossfire: Legion video game Developed by Blackbird Interactive and published by Prime Matter

Developed by Blackbird Interactive and published by Prime Matter

A New Generation of Warfare!The world is in conflict. Black List and Global Risk are in a perpetual fight for the domination of their ideologies; but all is shaken up with the arrival of a new faction on the battlefield.Lead your customized army to victory on the proving grounds of a not too distant futuristic world consumed by corporate conflict. Crossfire: Legion is the ultimate fast-paced real time strategy game.Whether you are looking for a highly competitive experience or prefer a slightly more relaxed approach, Crossfire: Legion has something in store for you.Prove your abilities in the online versus modes as you manage resources, consolidate a base and send your army to annihilate the enemies. Prepare yourself, on the field of battle, hesitation is your worst enemy.Crossfire: Legion also comes choke-full of exciting multiplayer modes that will test the full gamut of your abilities as a commander, from strategist to tactician - and have you realize that not all enemies are terrible foes.Unit control and tactics are core elements of Crossfire: Legion but success in battle starts before the first shots are fired.In Multiplayer, you are in full control over the composition of your army. Choose between three factions and customize your roster by selecting your troops, infantry, vehicles and air units that will guarantee victory.All armies are led by a Commander; choose yours wisely as they bring special commander abilities to the battlefield which just may turn the tide in critical situations.Society is crumbling in the near future of the Crossfire universe. Fight atop skyscrapers, dig into a bayou, or infiltrate heavily defended military bases as you get to know the main characters and goals of all three rival factions; the world is yours to conquer in this narrative-driven campaign.Climb the multiplayer leaderboards through a season-based progression system. Improve your tactics by reviewing your last battles using the built-in replay system.Team-up with friends to vanquish the AI in Operations. Be ready to assault enemy positions or to defend your own.

Crossfire: Legion

Crossfire: Legion video game Developed by Blackbird Interactive and published by Prime Matter video screen

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Alcohol Empire


Alcohol Empire video game Developed by 99.9% and published by 99.9%

Developed by 99.9% and published by 99.9%

Alcohol Empire - unusual mixture of real-time strategy and card game. Use a variety of cards and a range of buildings you can buy or build to gain an advantage and defeat your opponents! However, do not forget about time - the huge pace of the game will not allow you to think through your moves for a long time in advance, you will have to act quickly in order to keep up with your opponents.

Game Features:

Access to three characters with already prepared decks of cards. Let's skip the tedious part of deck building and jump right into the fight. We're here for fun!

Buy buildings belonging to other players, steal cards from them, strengthen your buildings or weaken enemy ones - everyone can find a strategy for themselves.

The high pace of the game will not let you get bored, and the victory will depend not only on the quality, but also on the speed of decision-making.

The original visual and sound design gives the game a unique charm.

Alcohol Empire

Alcohol Empire video game Developed by 99.9% and published by 99.9% video screen

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Escape Room: Bank Escape


Escape Room: Bank Escape video game by JN Squared

Made by JN Squared

You'rea robber.

Your mission is to infiltratea bank to steal a valuable item from the vault. With only 60 minutes and no time to spare until the police arrives (don't question their efficiency), you must find a way to break through the system, retrieve the artifact, and escape.

Bank Escape takes on after the traditional escape room game where the player must solve aseries of puzzles and riddles under a limited amount of time. The end goal is to escape, but unlike the traditional style,you operate alone and will receive no outside hints throughout the game.

If you played this game, please leave a comment and give a difficulty rating on a scale of 1-10, 1 being super easy and 10 being obnoxiously hard!

Escape Room: Bank Escape

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