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.

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Today we're announcing our long-overdue "Mammoth May Madness" release. In the last 7 months, 26 authors have contributed more than 1,100 individual changes and improvements.

Posted by Milanium on May 13th, 2013

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Highlights

Some of the highlights in this release include:

  • Significantly improved AI.
  • UI improvements to the menus and lobby.
  • New UI for replays, spectators and defeated players.
  • New construction radius limits for C&C and D2K.
  • Repairable bridges.
  • Desert theater for RA.
  • Left-click mouse controls (beta).
  • 5 new missions for RA.
  • 20 new multiplayer maps across all three mods.
  • Significant balance improvements across all three mods.
  • More bugfixes than you can shake a tesla coil at.

Screenshots

D2k Game Lobby
A composite screenshot showing the new lobby tooltips and player color selector in the Dune 2000 mod.

RA shellmap
The Red Alert mod includes a new main menu and desert-themed shellmap.

Construction Yard radius
C&C and D2K now requires buildings to be constructed near a construction yard, reducing the effectiveness of multiple-building-queue base-walking strategies.

Bridge repairing
Bridges can now be repaired by sending an engineer into the rubble.


Changelog

Click through to see the human-optimized changelog, or the complete commit list.

Download

Grab the latest installer packages from our site. SourceForge.net is also helping us out with an alternative mirror as our webserver is running a little warm (hello reddit).




You can also subscribe to the release channel at Desura:

OpenRA

If you don't already have the Freeware assets at hand click download in-game on first start to grab the minimal files required to play from our community sponsored content servers. Thanks to Project Perfect Mod for providing a new fast mirror for this release.

Thanks

PPM ModDB Desura 

Tournament

To celebrate the new stable release a week long tournament will be held starting at 1st June. See the forums for details and how to sign up. The event will be streamed:


Watch live video from h4mb on TwitchTV

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Milanium
Milanium Jun 19 2013, 1:37pm replied:

Try installing Ubuntu.com or some other Linux distribution on your smartphone and then the Debian package from our site. You don't need wine, just mono.

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imbombega
imbombega Jun 21 2013, 4:42am says:

i don't want to change the os of my tablet only to play openra. i still have my laptop. but will be funny to find a similar game for android.

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