Scout your enemies, spot and exploit their weakness and make your mark on the leaderboards. This game focuses on the core of real-time strategy, forgoing resource gathering, base building and unit types. The simplicity and comprehensive tutorial make it easy to jump into within minutes. The game is work in progress and further updates will be published.

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The first implementation of DRTS came in form of a windows application. While the windows app did its job, I felt uncomfortable with the bottleneck resulting from depending on windows as a platform. To lower this barrier, I started developing a version to run in web-browsers. The web app has come a long way since then, offering an interactive tutorial and playing with bots.

The update released today expands the web app by support for playing with other people online.

To play the game, head over to

Starting today, the web app there also offers to join another player for a game.

The video below demonstrates the new feature, using two different web-browsers:


Under The Hood - Rendering Efficiency And Visibility Changes

Also with this update, visibility of the game world is changed in several ways:

  • The computation of visibility is reimplemented using a new algorithm to be more efficient in common scenarios. This change drastically improved frame rates in Firefox, Edge, and Chrome.
  • Symmetry for view propagation along edges: With the new algorithm, visibility is changed for symmetry between pairs of nodes. This means that viewing along an edge always works in both directions, regardless of the travel direction of the edge.
  • When the game is over, the complete game world is revealed to all players.
DRTS Update - Camera Controls And Picking Maps

DRTS Update - Camera Controls And Picking Maps


Just released another version of DRTS. You can play it on the linked page Most improtant changes are introduction of a map preview and improvement...

DRTS Update - Improving tutorial and playing with bots

DRTS Update - Improving tutorial and playing with bots


Today I released a new version of DRTS. The changes made since the last release are primarily about the tutorial and playing with bots.

New release of DRTS web port - Play With Bots

New release of DRTS web port - Play With Bots


Following the plan from last week, I expanded the web port of the DRTS game. Besides the tutorial, you can now also play on a larger map with a bot.

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