A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

Merc Tactics is a squad-based tactical PC game, similar to games such as Jagged Alliance, or XCOM.

  • You control a squad of mercenaries that have to fight their way through a region controlled by numerous militia forces. On your way you pick up weapons, armor, recruit new mercs and receive help from allied forces.
  • Each time you encounter a hostile force a battle ensues. Battles are turn based. You must move your squad though the scene carefully making use of available cover. Each scene requires a different approach, depending on how it's laid out, and as all scenes are generated procedurally, that means there is a huge variety of battles.
  • New militia groups can enter a battle at any stage. Also several militia groups and allied groups can be fighting in the same battle at once.
  • Most things in the game are randomly generated. That includes scenes, buildings, the main map and the distribution of resources and enemies. This means each time you play the game the outcome will be quite different.
  • A considerable amount of time has being spent on perfecting the AI, leading to well balanced behaviour, quite smart, but at the same time not insanely difficult.
  • The game is in an advanced stage of development. The demo does not include the third level of the campaign, which is only available to beta testers who are willing to provide feedback. If you are interested in beta testing the game, please contact me at edwelch@astronautz.com or leave a message in the forums. We also have a  Discord chatroom.

I hope you like the game and have fun playing. 

Updated 8 days ago
StatusIn development
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars
(21 total ratings)
Tags3D, Singleplayer, squad-based, Strategy RPG, Tactical, Tactical RPG, Turn-based, Turn-Based Combat, Turn-based Strategy, War
Average sessionDays or more
InputsKeyboard, Mouse


MercTacticsDemoSetupBeta1.7.exe 142 MB
MercTacticsDemoBeta1.7.tar.gz 142 MB
MercTacticsDemoBeta1.7.app.zip 146 MB

Install instructions

Supports all versions of Windows, Linux and MacOS

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