"We have waited centuries for this moment. The rivers will flow with the blood of those who oppose us." - Kane


Renegade X: Black Dawn - January Teaser - Mod DB

The conflict between the Global Defense Initiative (GDI) and the Brotherhood of Nod originated in the late twentieth century, when a meteor carrying a mysterious substance struck the Tiber river in Italy. It was named Tiberium, which composed of valuable elements. Although Tiberium has proven to be an important source of income when refined, it is fatally toxic, and its contagious spread threatens all life on earth.

GDI was formed in 1985 by the United Nations as an international security force set to combat global terrorism. Conceived as a united peacekeeping military force, GDI depends on the technological sophistication of its weaponry, and the superior training and loyalties of its officers.

At the same time, the Brotherhood of Nod, led by the charismatic Kane, grew to prominence. Working largely in third world countries, wherever there was discontent and unrest, there was Kane. With the promise of a New World Order and bankrolled by the illicit Tiberium research and trade that Kane made famous, Nod began to gain power. A few scattered, disaffected units grew into an army with powerful atomic weaponry, ruthless tactics, and a Tiberian fortune.

Where GDI stands for international stability and the containment of Tiberium's expansive spread, Nod seeks to overthrow the established order and build a world centred on Tiberium research.

Renegade X


Renegade X is a tactical First and Third Person Shooter with Real Time Strategy elements, set in the Command & Conquer universe. It is a high quality award-winning free indie game being created on the Unreal Development Kit. Originally, Renegade X was an Unreal Tournament 3 mod, and the beta won six awards, including "#2 Best Vehicle Set" for the Making Something Unreal Contest, "#3 Best Upcoming Mod" for the Mod of the Year Contest in 2008, and "#2 Best Multiplayer" in 2009's MOTY.

In 2010, Totem Arts made the decision to make Renegade X a standalone game, available to everyone. Since then, the team has released a singleplayer mini-campaign called Operation Black Dawn. Black Dawn was released in January 2012, and it is a demonstration of what's to come. We are currently developing the awaited multiplayer version, which has yet to be released.
 

Feature List


  • Two Unique Factions that differ in weapons, vehicles, and gameplay style
  • 40+ Weapons and Vehicles
  • A Functional Ingame Economy allowing players to manage their own credits, purchase weapons and vehicles, maintain and increase income, and hurdle enemy credit flow.
  • Command & Conquer Mode is the central Renegade X gamemode, which will feature a skirmish pitted between GDI and Nod. Each team will have their own respective bases composed of key structures, and the main objective is to destroy the enemy base while protecting your own
  • A singleplayer mini-campaign, complete with 1-2 hours of gameplay and cinematics. Black Dawn was released in January 2012 and is available for download
  • Capturable Tech Structures allowing teams to buff up their offensive capabilities and economic reserves in multiplayer
  • Superweapons at the disposal of players such as Nuclear Weapons, spaced-based Ion Cannons, and airstrikes.
  • Skirmish Mode, allowing you to play offline with bots that are compatible with C&C-mode
  • And oodles more!

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51 comments by [NE]Fobby[GEN] on Feb 25th, 2014

They day we've all been waiting for is finally here!

Renegade X: Open Beta has been released and is now available for download!

Renegade X is a First/Third Person Shooter with RTS elements. Players will be able to fight for two unique teams, manage their own economies, choose from over 30 weapons, 15 vehicles, and call in nuclear strikes, Ion Cannons, and airstrikes, and much more. Renegade X is for all players - lone wolves, team-based gamers, tankers, snipers, rushers, turtlers, and all others!


Renegade X is FREE! It is a non-monetized game - Renegade X is straight-up free.

DOWNLOAD HERE: Renegade-x.com

More mirrors will be added as time goes on. You are free to upload and distribute the Renegade X Open Beta, as long that the download numbers are made available to us at the end of every month for the remainder of the year.

Special thanks to Westwood Studios, Electronic Arts, Epic Games, the UDK Community, the C&C Community, my wonderful and inspirational colleagues at Totem Arts, and our loyal fans for their continued support!

System Requirements

Minimum:

Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista
2.0+ GHz processor
2 GB system RAM
SM3-compatible video card
4 GB free hard drive space

Recommended :

Windows Vista 64 SP2
2.0+ GHz multi-core processor
4 GB system RAM
NVIDIA 200 series or higher graphics card
Plenty of HDD space

Setting-up Game Servers

A tutorial has been posted for those who are interested in setting up Renegade X Game Servers. You can find all of that information here: [LINK]

Tips and tricks

Keybinds:
- 'F': makes you switch to a first person perspective with characters AND vehicles as well
- 'V' or 'F2': Hold it and it will change the upper right corner scoreboard to show harvester health, player credits, player locations and which players on your team are currently engineers
- 'N': Toggles on night vision on some weapons
- Shift: Use shift to sprint (there is also vehicle sprint)
- 'Q': Target a structure, friendly or enemy to initiate spotting or status messages like "Building needs repair". Hold 'Q' down and hover over multiple enemies, then release 'Q' to spot all of them in a single spot message. (In later updates the spot messages will sometimes also display type of spotted vehicle and type of spotted class.)
- ALT/CTRL+V: Opens up a vote menu where you can vote for changing maps, adding bots and more
- 'TAB': Opens Scoreboard
- 'K': Toggle upper right scoreboard mode between viewing all and only viewing yourself
- 'F3': Chat
- 'F4': Teamchat
- 'U': Private Message

General:
- The silo techbuildings (like the one in the middle of CNC-Field) can be captured by shooting their Master Control Terminal with a repair gun
- Hit "Esc" to change teams or suicide
- Airstrikes: To initiate an airstrike buy it from the PT then zoom and target an area. While zooming hold down the left mouse button and rotate the mouse. You will see that the visible indicator then also changes rotation. So with it you can define from which angle the airstrike should come in.

Story and Game Mode

The image below covers the basics of the game's teams, structures, special items and characters, and other important information needed to play Renegade X.

To learn more about Command and Conquer mode, check out the short tutorial video below:


Ladder

A basic Renegade X leaderboard is up. You must be logged into Steam while playing Renegade X for your statistics to be tracked. Renegade X does not require Steam.

The leaderboard can be found on our main page, here: Renegade-x.com

Future Content

The content below will be released through patches and new versions of Renegade X.

-More multiplayer levels
-More tech buildings, including a caputrable Repair Facility and Communications Centre
-Clanwars ladder
-More items
-New gamemode(s)
-Glitch fixes
-Custom map and mod support
-More to be announced on a later date!

Screenshots

These are some ingame shots of our game:

Thanks again for checking out Renegade X!. This is a special moment for all of us. We have been working on Renegade X since 2006 - we started off as an idea, then we became a mod, and now this is a full-fledged indie game. We are very satisfied with how the game has turned out, and we can't wait to see you all ingame. Let this game be a testament that dreams can come true, because at one point, Renegade X was only the dream of a few ambitious teenagers and young adults.

 It was clear that there was not going to be a sequel to a game that was a big part of my life. C&C Renegade was the "failed game" with the not-so-special singleplayer campaign that was completely overshadowed by titles like Medal of Honour, Halo, and Battlefield 1942. But Renegade had a unique multiplayer formula that most reviewers seemed to have ignored. C&C Renegade was no good for 56k players, or for players connecting to servers from different continents. Hosting online games was too difficult, unless you wanted a 4 player server on your computer. The game was virtually unsupported just a few months after release. Renegade 2 was dropped, and by 2005, the community was given control over the server browser.

Despite the poor sales, the sub-par graphics, the mediocre singleplayer, the slow internet speeds, and the lack of support, players recognized that Renegade possessed a hidden gem. C&C mode was enough to feed a thriving community for 12 years, and beget many custom maps, skin and model packs, an anti-cheat system, custom community patches, serverside mods, more ambitious mods, total conversions, and even indie games. Renegade was one of the most active (if not THE most active) C&C multiplayer games.

Now, Renegade X a full-fledged spiritual successor to the original Renegade. Our audience is massive, and every major gaming website and magazine is talking about Renegade X. Our trailers are some of the most popular C&C-related videos ever released. Old players are coming back to check us out, and old clans and communities are reforming. Our audience are those older gamers 25-45 who have been left behind by the game industry's dumbing-down of multiplayer games as of late. While the industry focuses on tablet, mobile, and gimmicky console games, there is a whole generation of lost PC gamers who have been left behind. They miss the dynamic sophistication of C&C Renegade, and they are all interested in trying out our free game.

Renegade X is not a direct remake of C&C Renegade. Yes, you will see familiar maps, characters, weapons, and vehicles - the fundamentals of the game are the same. But, no weapon is identical to the way it was before. Certain vehicles play quite differently (Artillery, MRLS, Mammoth Tank, Apache, Orca, Transport). A moderate amount of recoil and weapon spread has been given to guns (and you'll see why). The graphics, audio, and physics have received a complete overhaul. Secondary weapons and new items have been added. Capturable buildings have been added. There's so much that is different - but keep in mind that we are die-hard Renegade fans, and we are very careful with the things we change.

We look forward to your feedback, and remember that Totem Arts will always be there for the community. We will be putting out more game info and strategy videos for new players in the days and weeks to come. We'll also be fixing any of the game's problems, adding new features, adding new maps and gamemodes, making more player-friendly menus and settings, and simply be there for all those who need technical support. We are the biggest fans of our own game, so you'll find us to be very open and accessible.

Thanks again for helping our dream come true - see you on the battlefield! It's finally TIME TO ROCK & ROLL!

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Renegade X - Open Beta 2 (Multiplayer)

Renegade X - Open Beta 2 (Multiplayer)

Mar 23, 2014 Full Version 14 comments

This is a full beta multiplayer candidate. Please uninstall Open Beta 1, and download and install this version.

Renegade X - Open Beta (OUTDATED)

Renegade X - Open Beta (OUTDATED)

Feb 25, 2014 Full Version 22 comments

The multiplayer beta for Renegade X. Visit Renegade-X.com

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - Part 2

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - Part 2

Jan 30, 2012 Full Version 9 comments

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - a free indie short singleplayer campaign, available now. Multiplayer not included. Be sure to keep up with Renegade X for...

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - Part 1

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - Part 1

Jan 30, 2012 Full Version 12 comments

Renegade X: Black Dawn (UDK) - a free indie short singleplayer campaign, available now. Multiplayer not included. Be sure to keep up with Renegade X for...

Renegade X - OST

Renegade X - OST

Nov 26, 2011 Music 2 comments

This is Renegade X's Official Sound Track. It features 48-minutes worth of remakes of Frank Klepacki's originals found in C&C Renegade, C&C Tiberian...

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CostarGamerZ
CostarGamerZ May 26 2012, 3:34pm says:

Do you plan MP ? :p

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Havoc89
Havoc89 Jun 10 2012, 12:44pm replied:

Yes, it is in progress.

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Isaiahere
Isaiahere May 5 2012, 8:18am says:

It says the renegade.exe file is corrupt when I try to open it. So I have to download for four hours again?

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cirex
cirex May 6 2012, 3:32pm replied:

Probably, for that reason torrents or good download managers are better to use for downloads from this size. I prefer torrents, since I have never issues with it.

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moesbr
moesbr Apr 27 2012, 2:22pm says:

didnt like this game, my computer runs bf3 on the "ultra" graphics, but on this game, even on "lowest" graphics it gets very laggy. The campaing is crap, no multiplayer and the faces of the characters are very badly made.

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cirex
cirex May 6 2012, 3:33pm replied:

isn't it not a bit unfair to compare it with BF3? This is a project thats fully free, what did you expect for that price?

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L00Ng_StRyKr
L00Ng_StRyKr Apr 22 2012, 8:17pm says:

is the original renegade x still available? all I can find is Black Dawn but I want to play the original Renegade X.

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ramidavis2
ramidavis2 Apr 3 2012, 5:57pm says:

A little confused after viewing the video.
This a demo?
Will final version still be free?

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Jevuner
Jevuner Apr 20 2012, 5:15pm replied:

yeah, this is demo.. and I'm not recommend to rate a singplayer demo before main (multiplayer) release (also because it is the first singleplayer experience of devs), the UT3 mod is perfect as Remake of C&C Renegade, but in standalone version will be some interesting changes..
and final vesion is free as every UDK game

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fragfest2012
fragfest2012 May 2 2012, 7:56pm replied:

Not every UDK game is free, they have a very flexible licensing system for commercial launches that does not require a ton of cash up front.

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I played through half of the campaign and suffered through two system lockups which required shutting down my computer via the power button. The graphics were pretty decent... Comparable to games from 2008-2009, but the overall (lack of) brightness makes it difficult to discern any details in their work. It seems pointless to me to put so much effort into environments and then make them so dark that you can't see what you're doing without jacking up the gamma in your video card control panel. AI…

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