The first version of the engine was known as W3D ("Westwood 3D") was highly modified version of SurRender 3D engine, developed by Hybrid Graphics Ltd. Westwood used W3D for Emperor: Battle for Dune and updated for Command & Conquer: Renegade.

After Westwood was bought by Electronic Arts the engine was further updated for Command & Conquer: Generals, and renamed to SAGE. The rendering part remains nearly identical to the W3D engine, but most other elements have been redesigned from the ground up.

The SAGE engine allows for dynamic lighting that casts realistic shadows and realistic reflections on most objects. High quality visual effects are now possible with the SAGE engine powering games. One example of a unique effect is the stop-motion camera. Blow up a gas station, for example, and the action will freeze in mid-explosion, and the camera will quickly pan around the environment, revealing pieces of debris and shrapnel suspended in the air, before the action promptly resumes. The SAGE engine also allows games to take place during different times of the day, with realistic lighting and shadow changes, etc.

A new, highly modified version is now used to power Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars.

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About Renegade Imperial Age with 0 comments by zunnie on Sep 3rd, 2014

I am pleased to announce that the map version G10.4 has been released today with a lot of issue solve.
The server is running G10 maps which they are all actually G10.4 maps.
Your client if you have it installed will download a few minor files when joining the server.

Changes have been made are
Overall Changes:

  • Refillpad/V-Tol, Service Depot, Helipad and Silo that require to capture cannot place a beacon at its location.
  • Added buildings power restore back to the spawn goodies that is missing since official G10 release.
  • Added new defense called Coastal Guns for GDI and Nod
  • Remodel and retexture the Advanced Guard Tower and the Laser Turret
  • Fixex Laser Turred and Advanced Guard Tower horming target.
  • Slightly improve Hawkeye Ramjet to deal more damage to infantry and light armored vehicle.
  • Reduce the damage of ballistic rifles by half due to changes made to Templar/Marauder.
  • Heavy Tank double barrel and single barrel speed buff slightly.
  • Destroyer Range reduce from 200 to 185 to balance out with the shore gun range which is 180.
  • Added Purchase Terminals on 2nd floor of the Naval yard on maps WITHOUT aircraft like Lake_Garden and Cold_Waters.
  • M15 Anti Tank Mines and Centipede Anti Tank mines now have limit up to 44 mines limit per team. Does not affect count on proximity mines.
  • Tesla Tank splash damage reduce from 3 to 1.
  • Fixed a major issue when stealth tank rush cannot kill AGT.

Map Changes:

  • Added 2 missing mammoth tank wreck.
  • Relocate sentry gun behind GDI barracks to prevent walking collision issue.
  • Added 4 more random power-ups in the middle of the square.


  • Replace Nod Laser Turret at the refinery by replacing with a DHsK sentry gun similar to GDI refinery where there is a sentry gun.
  • Added 10 more tree's in the midfield.
  • Readjust the GDI AGT location a bit.


  • Rotate 90 degree angle for the PT in the building on the hill.
  • Fix some VIS issue.

Picture below are the new or updated model

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roadking Apr 19 2010, 10:25am says:

right now, they mostly use the RNA engine. Why wouldn't they just make the SAGE engine free?

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Eagle19 Dec 21 2009, 4:27pm says:

nice work guys

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reza_the_great Nov 25 2009, 3:59am says:

guys, where i can get this engine ? i realy need it! even if you know a trial version of it! please give it to me!

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renzjericho Oct 9 2011, 8:56am replied:

Buy a Game that uses this engine. Idiot!

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PedobearNED Sep 18 2009, 2:31pm says:

BRING IT BACK WERE IT BELONGS OR EA WILL FAIL FOREVER oow wait they already do jsut give it back to westwood let westwood alone give alot of money and let them make good games and you people jsut die

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willyTHERAVEGER Nov 21 2009, 4:36am replied:

don't think'so

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nukeu Sep 3 2009, 10:20pm replied:

so i cant rely cant get it ???

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Lt_Albrecht Oct 14 2009, 3:30am replied:

>.< you buy a game that uses it, you get the engine... duh.

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nukeu Oct 17 2009, 11:48pm replied:

ok????? so how do i get it

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TheLP Jan 27 2010, 6:00am replied:


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