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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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Oneblukid
Oneblukid Nov 20 2012, 9:12pm says:

can you guys update more time trial maps? i really love them there so much fun!!!! :)

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qreeves Creator
qreeves Jan 19 2013, 4:44am replied:

There are lots of time trial maps on our forums, head on over there and maybe you can help get some more of them into Red Eclipse!

+2 votes   reply to comment
Oneblukid
Oneblukid Mar 18 2013, 7:43pm replied:

Thanks :)

+1 vote     reply to comment
IEnjoyShotgun
IEnjoyShotgun Nov 19 2012, 2:40am says:

Someone must get this on Steam Greenlight!!

+4 votes     reply to comment
[twnturbo]
[twnturbo] Sep 29 2012, 9:23pm says:

This game is INSANENLY fun! The Red Eclipse community may be small, but its the kindest that I've met with.

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gav616
gav616 Sep 2 2012, 6:23pm says:

update?

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Jaxon_Craft
Jaxon_Craft Sep 1 2012, 8:09pm says:

Very good game, when I started, I got the orange gun and got 72 kills in a row! Why isn't it priced? It's a great game!

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poopsweet
poopsweet Sep 2 2012, 1:59am replied:

great games don't need 2 be priced,even team fortress doesn't,it's free 2 play

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riperluke
riperluke Aug 31 2012, 6:52pm says:

why don't they bring this to steam because it needs more popularity !!!

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poopsweet
poopsweet Sep 2 2012, 1:45am replied:

i agree:)

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MystriousKieran
MystriousKieran Sep 1 2012, 3:06pm replied:

+1, there's no reason not to because steam players can play with non steam players in any game. It's a real shame that such a great game goes so unnoticed because it has little exposure.

They could even add it to the Steam workshop to encourage more developers to contribute.

I wonder if they've considered applying for 'Greenlight'?
I know greenlight for Xonotic and Warsow is being discussed by their dev teams. RE should beat em to the punch!

+3 votes     reply to comment
poopsweet
poopsweet Sep 2 2012, 1:48am replied:

hope team fortress gets on desura

+1 vote     reply to comment
TrashCan-Man23
TrashCan-Man23 Jan 11 2013, 1:52pm replied:

Team Fortress get on Desura? What the hell did I read?

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Thata_Guy
Thata_Guy Jan 18 2013, 4:24pm replied:

I think he means the original quake mod. Or the doom mod. Or any of the other mods that followed. Cause there's no way TF2 is making it onto Desura, Valve is keeping that Steam-exlusive.

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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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