Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the casual first person arena shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments. It features: Parkour, impulse boosts, dashing, and other tricks. Favourite game modes with an array of mutators and variables. A built-in editor lets you create your own maps cooperatively online. The project is a Free and Open Source game, built on Cube Engine 2 using SDL and OpenGL which allows it to be ported to many platforms; you can download a package for Windows, GNU/Linux, BSD, and OSX, or grab a development copy from our Subversion repository and live on the bleeding edge. In a true open source by the people for the people nature, we try to work closely with the gaming and open source communities to provide a better overall experience, aiming to create a game environment that is fun and easy to play, while still having elements to master.

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A free ego-shooter with a variety of game modes and unique mutators is released on Desura!

Posted by feillyne on Jul 23rd, 2011

Red Eclipse

Red Eclipse is a free and open source game using SDL and OpenGL. It's a single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, completely at the control of map makers, while maintaining a general theme of agility in a variety of environments. The game consists of a variety of modes, which can be extended with any of twelve "mutators". For example, the "Capture the Flag" mode can be used in conjunction with the "Instagib" and "Jetpack" mutators, changing how the game is played. This allows players to experience more flexibility and variety when playing the same mode. There are also seven mode-exclusive mutators, which can only be played in certain modes.

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Admiral_Skeybar
Admiral_Skeybar Jul 23 2011, 3:29pm says:

Cool! I've been looking forward to this release for some time now =)

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azultain
azultain Jul 23 2011, 7:38pm says:

good !

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MrTambourineMan
MrTambourineMan Jul 23 2011, 8:52pm says:

Not bad, not bad at all, love that Morpheus-like map at the end :)

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InvertedVantage
InvertedVantage Jul 23 2011, 10:18pm says:

Really fun game. :) Needs some GUI work though, the current one doesn't flow very well.

Are you guys looking for any additional help with modeling or something? :)

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Darknet
Darknet Jul 24 2011, 1:56am says:

Nice and fun.

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pvt.Johnson
pvt.Johnson Jul 24 2011, 12:43pm says:

Very unique style, I think it will improve a lot in future releases gameplay and graphically.

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk] Jul 24 2011, 2:27pm says:

Looks decent, kinda like warsow/nexus style of gameplay.

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XCostaX
XCostaX Aug 7 2011, 8:10am says:

Cool ambient, ugly models / guns

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TheLyraki
TheLyraki Dec 23 2011, 8:14am says:

One of the best games!!!

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Released Mar 13, 2011
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