Open-Source reimplementation of Westwood’s Command & Conquer: Red Alert game engine, updated to use the hardware acceleration of modern video cards using OpenGL and OpenAL for sound playback. It runs natively on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The game was designed with modifiability in mind, but is not identical to the original. Campaigns and mods made for the legacy game won't work out of the box.

Report article RSS Feed OpenRA is on ModDB/IndieDB

For those who don't know, OpenRA is on IndieDB/ModDB now.

Posted by feillyne on Jul 13th, 2011

So what's OpenRA?

Quote:OpenRA is a cross-platform Libre/Free Open-Source Real Time Strategy game engine. It is a highly moddable recreation of the early Westwood games. In fact both Red Alert and Command & Conquer are implemented purely as mods on it.

Fork us at GitHub or download the binaries and get ready for epic internet matches! Get new maps and units for your mod at OpenRA ressources. Join the chat at #openra on Freenode IRC. Find answer at the wiki.

Post comment Comments
Kuschelmonster Jul 13 2011 says:

OpenRA this bring the old cnc and RA back

+2 votes     reply to comment
Gunship_Mark_II Jul 13 2011 says:

Great, i love this game ( port, re-creation, whatever ) so much.

+2 votes     reply to comment
ıodɐɥs Jul 14 2011 says:


+2 votes     reply to comment
Sanguinius Jul 15 2011 says:

There are people that actually still play these prehistoric games ??? Rofl

-2 votes     reply to comment
Hapuga Jul 21 2011 replied:

well, not everyone is 14 years old you know. We grew on these games.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Post a Comment
click to sign in

You are not logged in, your comment will be anonymous unless you join the community today (totally free - or sign in with your social account on the right) which we encourage all contributors to do.

2000 characters limit; HTML formatting and smileys are not supported - text only

Windows, Mac, Linux
Developer & Publisher
OpenRA developers
Custom Built
Send Message
Official Page
Release Date
Released 2010
Game Watch
Track this game
Report Abuse
Report article
Related Games
OpenRA Single & Multiplayer Real Time Strategy
Related Groups
C&C Paradise
C&C Paradise Fans & Clans group with 1,499 members
C&C Society
C&C Society Web & Community group with 218 members
Free Software Initiative
Free Software Initiative Other group with 64 members
Indie Devs
Indie Devs Hobbies & Interests group with 1,231 members
Indie Gamers
Indie Gamers Hobbies & Interests group with 1,014 members
Linux Gamers
Linux Gamers Fans & Clans group with 2,912 members
Open Source Initiative (unofficial)
Open Source Initiative (unofficial) Other group with 31 members
OpenRA developers
OpenRA developers Developer & Publisher with 13 members
RTS Fans
RTS Fans Fans & Clans group with 162 members
SAGE 2D & 3D fans
SAGE 2D & 3D fans Fans & Clans group with 1,346 members
Ubuntu fans
Ubuntu fans Hardware & Tech group with 20 members