Highlight 1/8: Commando

Hello all and welcome to our new Highlight-series!

Since we’re slowly inching towards our Early Access release, we thought it would be fun to take a better look at Gerty piece by piece. And what better way to start this inspection than with our dear “mascot”: the Commando.

As the game’s starting character, the Commando is a versatile all-rounder, who excels in most firefights by utilizing her long range and mobility. Her skills cover a wide range of uses, which makes her quite an ideal character to start learning the game with.

Plasma Repeater

Commando’s primary skill is The Plasma Repeater, which has the longest range of all weapons in the game, making it ideal for beginners to keep enemies at bay.

While at first it’s good at taking out single targets, once fully Perked up, even bigger groups become no problem to take down. You could for example, turn it into a Machine Gun.


In the right hands, the Bomb is a deadly tool. It excels at destroying tough terrain and taking out groups of enemies in tight spots. As some enemies have the smarts not to walk right into an explosion, it takes a bit of skill to use it to its full potential.

Want to get true destruction? With the right Perks, the Bomb becomes an absolute monster. Just make sure you don’t blow yourself or your friends up (or just turn off Friendly Fire).

Dodge Roll

It’s pretty important to keep yourself alive in a rogue-lite, which is exactly what the Dodge Roll is for. It provides the Commando a moment of invulnerability, which can often mean the difference between life and death. And once you’ve mastered the Dodge Roll, you can survive even the most harrowing situations with barely a scratch.


Last but not least is the Commando’s ultimate skill: the Flamethrower. It really doesn’t need much introduction – you fry, they die. The Flamethrower excels in taking out groups of enemies (especially those pesky worms), but also works double duty for melting all that ice in your way.

Want to turn up the heat to 11? Perk your Flamethrower up and your enemies burn to a crisp before you can say “rogue-lite”.

Play for yourself!

Head on over to Steam, add Gerty to your Wishlist and play the free demo to prepare yourself for the Early Access release on December 3rd.

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