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  • genre shooter / action / sci-fi
  • download size 5.6 GB
    ~19 min
  • avg. user rating from 307 user ratings.
  • release date July 31, 2013
  • compatible with Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8)
  • languages English
  • developer / publisher Interceptor Entertainment / Apogee Software
  • game modes single-player, multi-player
  • Bonus content included for FREE with purchase:
  • 14 artworks
  • 4 avatars
  • 3 wallpapers
  • soundtrack sample (5 tracks)
  • Ludicrous Development Kit (Level Editor)

What's cool about it:

  • Five playable characters in the single player campaign and 15 playable characters in multiplayer.
  • All the maniacal modes and weapons return! Dog Mode, Shrooms mode, the drunk missile, the Excalibat, and more!
  • A fully moddable DRM free experience means this is YOUR game to do whatever you want with!
  • Dedicated multiplayer servers and LAN support means you can play ludicrous multiplayer with anyone, anywhere at anytime!


Apogee Software and Interceptor Entertainment proudly present the rebirth of the cult-classic first-person shooter, “Rise of the Triad”. Bigger, better, and more ludicrous than ever before. Powered by the industry-leading Unreal Engine 3 from Epic Games, “Rise of the Triad” includes a full single-player campaign, a fully featured multiplayer experience and so much more.

Minimum system requirements: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8, 2.4 GHz Dual Core Processor or higher, 2GB RAM, ATI Radeon HD 3870/NVIDIA 8800 GT or better, DirectX9.0c, 5GB of available HD Space Patched to version 1.4

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A true FPS that brings you back

Posted on 2013-07-31 11:39:41 byethaninja's avatarethaninja:

Retro FPS Fans will find themselves back in their old shooter shoes with the games run and gun style of action gameplay.
If you're looking for story, and realism you won't find it here.
If you're looking for a dark, gritty, brutal and just outright BLOODY experience, you've come to the right place. Whether you were a fan of the original game, or you are just sick and tired ofread more the hand-holding, story telling shooters of today, you will feel right at home.
The game can appear glitchy at times, with a strange lunge knifing system that you will often miss with and the hit boxes can be a little funny as well. I have seen some clipping with enemies poking through walls, but that is rare.
This isn't a type of game to stop and smell the roses. This is a blood pumping, WASD-SPACEing, trigger itching gorefest. However, players that DO stop and look at the high texture detailed models, will often get a chuckle at times. I shall not post any spoilers here though, as I do not believe in ruining humor before it is experienced.
All in all, this is a great game. With many references to the old game. There are times where you feel it is a bit TOO much like the old game, but I do like that they even added a "Classic" mode within the sounds, to bring back the old soundtrack, rather than the metal (albiet GREAT) remakes.
To put it simply, an old game with a new face. Enjoy!

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Not as good as the original

Posted on 2013-08-01 14:07:52 byknootewoot's avatarknootewoot:

Levels feel to small. Lots of clipping issues. Hard to spot enemies. You get fired on and you just don't know who or what. General darian's lair not as good as original. No quicksave but checkpoints. Movement feels odd. Speed is good as the original was fast. If you want slower, choose Doug Wendt as character as he walks the slowest and has most health.
Multiplayer is fun, butread more i miss the original's game modes. Tag, collect triads etc.
Game feels like a rushed mod. It is still fun, but I rather play the original with winrott. Hopefully patches will improve the game in some ways. I will keep my hopes up.

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The kind of shooter I have been waiting for.

Posted on 2013-07-31 22:36:19 bynyarlathotep88's avatarnyarlathotep88:

As someone who does not like the modern military shooters (excluding Arma), this is just what I wanted. Fast paced shooting, proper level design, and a great soundtrack to get you pumped up for causing carnage. If you played the original RotT you will feel right at home. Floating platforms, multitude of traps, the limit of amount of weapons you can carry, and the power ups andread more power downs ate all here.
The only downside of the game I have found so far are the lack of quick saves. As someone who sometimes needs to leave in the middle of a game, it would be nice to not have to replay the areas I have cleared out all over again.
All in all, do yourself a favor and buy the game. After all, it is only $15!

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