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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About OpenRA with 8 comments by Milanium on Sep 27th, 2014

The biggest change in this playtest compared to our July release is the overhauled in-game interface:

  • The RA mod has received a brand new sidebar.
  • A new end-game score screen appears once a game is complete.
  • The in-game menu now shows an objectives panel in all mods (previously only available in the TD mod).
  • New keyboard shortcuts have been added, and the default keys have changed to match Tiberium Wars and Red Alert 3.

RA sidebar overhaul

The Red Alert sidebar interface has been given a much-needed facelift and a more compact design.These UI changes are still a work in progress, and further refinements will be made before the final release. If you have feedback on the new design then please let us know during this playtest period!The full Changelog lists many of the other improvements, bug fixes, and balance changes that are included in this playtest. A few notable improvements include:

  • The lobby now prevents players from choosing colors that are too similar to each other or the terrain.
  • Veteran units gain improved reload time and accuracy, and elite units will now heal over time.
  • Planes will maintain their distance from each other in a similar fashion to helicopters.
  • Several of the Tiberian Dawn campaign missions have been updated with mission objectives.
  • A number of small balance changes to the Red Alert and Tiberian Dawn mods.

A lot of work has gone into our new Lua API for scripted maps that was introduced with our June release. This new API offers improved performance, stability, and integrates with the new mission objectives system. If you have written any scripted maps then please use this playtest as an opportunity to port your maps to the new API, and please file a bug if there are any missing features. The old API will be removed in the near future.

Mission objectives

Several Tiberian Dawn campaign missions have been overhauled with objectives and other improvements.

RA aircraft

Planes no longer bunch together, which makes them much less vulnerable to enemy AA.

Games
C&C: Red Alert

C&C: Red Alert C&C: Red Alert

Updated 2 years ago Released Nov 24, 1996 Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy

Dark experiments have permanently altered time. Or have they? Now, Soviet tanks crush city after city while Allied cruisers shell bases. Spies lurk, land...

C&C: Red Alert 2

C&C: Red Alert 2 C&C: Red Alert 2

Updated 4 months ago Released Oct 3, 2000 Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy

Wielding strange new technologies and hungering for revenge, the Soviet Army invades America. Overwhelmed Allied forces, unprepared for the surprise attack...

C&C: Tiberian Sun

C&C: Tiberian Sun C&C: Tiberian Sun

Updated 7 months ago Released Aug 12, 1999 Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy

Command & Conquer 2: Tiberian Sun is the sequel to Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn. Set in the early 21st century, Tiberian Sun once again pits the Global...

C&C: Tiberian Sun Firestorm

C&C: Tiberian Sun Firestorm C&C: Tiberian Sun Firestorm

Updated 7 months ago Released Mar 6, 2000 Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy

Kane is dead. A new enemy has emerged. It's time to head up the Firestorm task force. Nod's experiments have unknowingly released a horde of cybernetic...

C&C: Yuri's Revenge

C&C: Yuri's Revenge C&C: Yuri's Revenge

Updated 2 months ago Released Nov 11, 2001 Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy

While the war waged between the Allies and Soviets Yuri was quietly scheming, planning, testing, and devising. History went on without him - Russian Premier...

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asvnix
asvnix Aug 28 2009, 3:04pm says:

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

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Ferkhat
Ferkhat Jul 29 2008, 12:24am says:

So, my mod is a part of this. Hi guys :D

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Ferkhat
Ferkhat Jul 28 2008, 5:29pm says:

Shouldnt renegade be a part of this?

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InStars
InStars Aug 4 2009, 4:03pm replied:

renegate is not 2D.....

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[NE]Fobby[GEN]
[NE]Fobby[GEN] May 8 2008, 11:35pm says:

Me neither.

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teh_spy
teh_spy May 30 2008, 1:29am replied:

if it wasnt for this engine the games wouldnt be free like most engines

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cnc95fan
cnc95fan Apr 28 2008, 3:30pm says:

Not too sure about that.

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One_Winged_Angel
One_Winged_Angel Apr 13 2008, 5:16pm says:

Greatest Engine Ever!

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teh_spy
teh_spy Apr 19 2008, 11:45pm replied:

TRUE DAT

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