This is not an engine in itself, this is just a term that can be used as a name for the "2D" RTS games Westwood Studios developed. They never officially announced, named or released this engine.

It was just added and named internally for purposes of ModDB by a member of the community.

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We fixed some new, as well as some long-standing issues for this playtest, so hopefully this will be the final release candidate for the upcoming December release. We encourage you to give this release a good try out, especially if you like to play competitively online, because if we don’t hear your balance complaints now then you will be stuck with them for the next few months until our next release! You can report any issues you have by filing a bug or joining our IRC channel.

The focus for this playtest was on:

  • Fixing bugs with target acquisition with GPS and Gap Generators.
  • Fixing issues with some Tiberian Dawn and Red Alert missions.
  • Polishing the Dune 2000 thumpers, spiceblooms, Saboteurs and production structure decorations.
  • Fixing some crashes.

In particular, we responded to the following issues reported during the last playtest:

  • Fixed a crash in the GDI06 mission. (thanks, @Snurre86)
  • Fixed a crash when refreshing the multiplayer server list. (thanks, @pi99y)
  • Fixed a crash when spawning resources outside the map borders. (thanks, @Frount)
  • Fixed an unintentional buff to missiles across all mods. (thanks, @Spy)
  • Restored targeting cursor when hovering over disguised enemy spies. (thanks, @kyrylo)

As usual, you can find the full details about the changes on the changelog page and the installer for your operating system on our download page!

Editor copy/paste

In D2k production structures now have a proper “Primary” sign for primary structures, and use the green star to show that they are upgraded.

Editor copy/paste

A bit more polish for the Map Editor - the player color remap on actors such as Cameras and Spawn points was fixed.

The Red Alert 2 mod team has made some progress in finishing up the in-game UI. Westwood 2.5D titles are not yet part of this release though.

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Scarlat. Apr 5 2015 says:

Great Game!

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moddlord1 Dec 18 2012 says:

still much respect for these awesome games can not say this for many games

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Dude Apr 21 2013 replied:

Agree! Can't tell how many years i wasted on C&C.

Westwood was awesome!

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Rigelblast Aug 13 2010 says:

This is definitely one of the best "engines" designed for RTS games. Especially the later versions (used for example in Red Alert 2) have many great features such as lighting and ambient sound system.

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leilei Apr 10 2010 says:

Dune II, albeit not CNC canon, also greatly shares ancestral heritage with this engine

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xonone Sep 4 2009 says:

this engine is the best engine ever. i loved playing all older cnc games before EA took over.

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ExecutorTassadar Jul 15 2013 replied:

RA2 was still great...

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moddlord1 Dec 18 2012 replied:

yes oldskool but still cool

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asvnix Aug 28 2009 says:

Actually it's a 3D engine. THose one who work with it, know that is't a simple 3D

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WNxHeadShot Jul 25 2012 replied:

*Actually is 2.5D lol sounds wired but it is!

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i love this engine!just noobs matter the graphics
i sorry EA kill you

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