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Red Eclipse is a fun-filled new take on the casual first person arena shooter, which lends itself toward a balanced gameplay, with a general theme of agility in a variety of environments.

  • Fun for everyone, young and old!
  • Available for Windows, GNU/Linux, BSD, and OS X
  • Parkour, impulse boosts, dashing, and other tricks
  • Favourite game modes with an array of mutators and variables
  • Builtin 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 Git 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.

If you think you might have something to contribute to the game or community, please feel free to drop by our Chat or Forums and talk to us directly. We try to maintain a standard of friendly behaviour in our community, so don't be afraid to speak up and have your say in building this game for us all :)

The game is available for free, but please consider contributing a small token to pay for expenses and future improvements.

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0 comments by qreeves on Apr 19th, 2015

Just a short update to let everyone know that the packages have been updated to v1.5.1.

This is a minor update to address issues with the v1.5 packages. It includes fixes for the Windows installer, and a package for OS X. Future updates for v1.5 will be released as new packages.

Coming May 1st 2015, the project will begin shutting down online services for older versions of the game (v1.4 and earlier) in an effort to bring the community together on one version. If there is any reason you still play an older version of Red Eclipse, please vote here: Redeclipse.net

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Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for OS X

Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for OS X

Apr 19, 2015 Full Version 1 comment

Two years in the making, Red Eclipse is back for the biggest release yet; v1.5 "Aurora Edition".

Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for Linux

Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for Linux

Mar 21, 2015 Full Version 2 comments

Two years in the making, Red Eclipse is back for the biggest release yet; v1.5 "Aurora Edition".

Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for Windows

Red Eclipse v1.5 "Aurora Edition" for Windows

Mar 21, 2015 Full Version 7 comments

Two years in the making, Red Eclipse is back for the biggest release yet; v1.5 "Aurora Edition".

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for Linux

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for Linux

Dec 1, 2014 Full Version 1 comment

Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for Linux, featuring parkour, impulse boosts, and other tricks.

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for Windows

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for Windows

Dec 1, 2014 Full Version 3 comments

Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for Windows, featuring parkour, impulse boosts, and other tricks.

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for OS X

Red Eclipse v1.4 "Elara Edition" for OS X

Dec 1, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for OS X, featuring parkour, impulse boosts, and other tricks.

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itaiking2
itaiking2 Jan 19 2014, 3:34pm says:

Why won't you update the game anymore? :(

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qreeves Creator
qreeves Dec 4 2014, 4:02am replied:

Sorry for the delay, I sometimes forget about all the various sites Red Eclipse is hosted on. For the latest updates and news see our website!

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SeriousDoom
SeriousDoom Jan 21 2014, 11:57am replied:

It's being updated everyday. But yeah, moddb's downloads only cover 1.1 and 1.2 :/
Try to use the SVN version to see the new maps and such.

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ThreeSon
ThreeSon Nov 23 2013, 11:58pm says:

Is there no Windows build available from Desura? The "Full EXE Installer" under downloads only contains the Linux version of the game.

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acerspyro
acerspyro Dec 3 2014, 8:02pm replied:

You should get the game from redeclipse.net for now. Something's up with this game on Desura, not sure what.

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dreamsun
dreamsun Oct 10 2013, 9:48pm says:

EPIC <3

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VJM148
VJM148 Sep 28 2013, 8:41pm says:

Can someone help me, I'm using Ubuntu and every time I try launching, It won't start.

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acerspyro
acerspyro Dec 3 2014, 7:43pm replied:

Also, note that the .exe will NOT work under Ubuntu Linux, you need to either use the version you will find in your application store, or the version available for download at Redeclipse.net

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ShadowZHallow
ShadowZHallow Aug 23 2013, 5:39pm says:

Just had me best match so far. I'm loving this game. And I want to know if there is enought fans to spred the word about it so that it has enough players. I rather play this then Open Arena. And that is saying something..

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rudeboyskunk
rudeboyskunk Sep 18 2013, 3:24am replied:

It was really popular among Linux gamers until Steam came out for Linux; I haven't played it much since then myself.

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Freckleface
Freckleface Aug 21 2013, 9:38pm says:

how do you make a lan server?

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Red Eclipse is a futuristic FPS game which focuses on agile gameplay. Unlike in other FPSes were you constantly need to search for health, armor or ammo items; in Red Eclipse you get health regeneration & no armor by defaullt. This fosters a fast and to-the-point type of gameplay, were you concentrate on what matters: FRAGGING! You can carry up to a max of 3 weapons from a total of 9 unique available weapons: - Melee (ground punches & aerial kicks). - Sword, - Pistol, - Shotgun, - SMG, …

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