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.

Review RSS Feed Chiefshalofan says
9 Chiefshalofan

Mar 19th, 2013 1 person agrees 0 people don't


adept5 says
9 adept5

Mar 14th, 2013 1 person agrees 0 people don't

The only critique I have is that it's somewhat confusing to start up a skirmish map. everything else looks good.

magachs says
9 magachs

Jan 12th, 2013 1 person agrees 0 people don't

Had it not been for the suttering/lag issues in lower specs, this would score a perfect 10 out of 10 from my part!

Galacticruler says
9 Galacticruler

Dec 6th, 2012 1 person agrees 0 people don't

Needs to include music in the install.
also, a modding API and SDK would be nice.

DaViperDragon says
8 DaViperDragon

Nov 16th, 2012 1 person agrees 0 people don't

Some maps need the AIs fixed

hj12321 says
9 hj12321

Jul 25th, 2011 1 person agrees 0 people don't

Awesome one!

Rus_Demo says
10 Rus_Demo

Aug 17th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Cool :)

TheTopMostDog says
10 TheTopMostDog

Jul 11th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

These guys are doing a hell of a job by bringing these awesome, classics to today's gamers.

Most of the featured games' official releases are incompatible or simply unplayable on machines these days. There have been many remakes of them on various engines, most being full conversion mods for other games of the same genre. This engine is by far the most accurate to original and provides best modernized rendition of these classics.

It meets every expectation I have and has been thoroughly combed for bugs, meaning it checks the most important boxes. It runs as smoothly as a word document, to boot.

There are three variations of Westwood's classic RTS titles supported so far; Red Alert, Command & Conquer and Dune 2000. I have read that there's an entirely new one on its way, Tiberian Sun, which was my 2nd favourite of the Westwood series, so I am very excited for this.

As an actively ongoing project, I cannot comment on the content of future implementations, but I imagine that, based on their track record so far, it will be just as good or better.

OpenRA earns a 10 from me mostly because of its attention to detail - these guys are working hard to bring gamers a set of timeless RTS games that should never be forgotten. I am certainly looking forward to seeing where it goes in the future, but would continue to enjoy playing it with my mates even if it never changed.

bobsam says
10 bobsam

May 16th, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't

Great ****. says

May 3rd, 2014 0 people agree 0 people don't


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