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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.

  • 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 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.

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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3 comments by qreeves on Mar 23rd, 2013

Red Eclipse, a fun-filled new take on the casual first person arena shooter, makes even greater strides in its development with the release of version 1.4, codenamed "Elara Edition". The success of "Operation Spitshine" has brought many graphical and gameplay enhancements such as;

  • Vanity items and improved colours: dress up and frag with style.
  • Visible legs in first person: know where you are kicking and parkouring.
  • New and revamped maps: bringing you even more variety.
  • Better viewing: level flythroughs, improved third and first person cameras.
  • Better menus and other HUD elements: easier to see and read at a glance.
  • New weapon: Mines add a new dimension to the existing gameplay.
  • New mode: attack and defend in Gauntlet, competing for the most laps.
  • Automatic demo recording: for those times you just have to watch it again.
  • User Accounts: donate or contribute, and wear the in-game supporter badge.
  • Improved weapon balance and gameplay rules, bugs fixed, and much more.

Even more, our community has been slowly, but surely, growing. We would like to thank each and every person who has contributed to or supported the project so far. Without their time and dedication, Red Eclipse would not even be a fraction of what it is today.
As always, you can download Red Eclipse from Redeclipse.net

Get involved with the community with this release at Forum.freegamedev.net

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Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for Linux/BSD

Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for Linux/BSD

Dec 1, 2014 Full Version 0 comments

Red Eclipse v1.4 (Elara Edition) for Linux/BSD, 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 0 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.

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Linux

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Linux

Jan 11, 2012 Full Version 2 comments

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Linux. A single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2. Make...

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Mac OS X

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Mac OS X

Jan 11, 2012 Full Version 0 comments

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Supernova Edition" for Mac OS X. A single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine...

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Windows

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Windows

Jan 11, 2012 Full Version 2 comments

Red Eclipse 1.2 "Cosmic Edition" for Windows. A single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2...

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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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JFreakXD
JFreakXD Jul 29 2013, 10:29pm says:

i wish this game was more popular

+4 votes     reply to comment
ShadowZHallow
ShadowZHallow Aug 23 2013, 6:02pm replied:

If the players are dedicated we could put it out there ourselves. Ever hear of Raptr?

+2 votes     reply to comment
ShadowZHallow
ShadowZHallow Aug 23 2013, 4:53am replied:

I going to play it if it works wel enough.

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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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