"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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24 comments by [NE]Fobby[GEN] on Oct 9th, 2014

Renegade X: Beta 3 has been released!

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.

Please uninstall and remove all previous versions of Renegade X before installing Beta 3.

DOWNLOAD HERE: Renegade-x.com

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

Changelist

You can check out the full Renegade X change list here: Renegade-x.com

Otherwise, here is a short summary of what we have added and changed in this beta:

• Brand new Renegade X launcher!
• New map: C&C Volcano
• Another new map! X-Mountain
• New items: AT mines and EMP grenades
• New Black Hand character model
• More robust stealth code (stealth tanks and SBHs now flicker properly)
• Crash fixes
• New UI features (interactive pause-menu and scoreboard)
• End-game sequences
• Oodles of balance changes and fixes for weapons and vehicles
• New first-person animations for some weapons
• Audio changes (silo capturing is now broadcasted, weapon and vehicle sound changes)
• Texture, LOD, and shader optimizations – game runs much smoother
• TeamDonate command
• Weapon and vehicle reticle changes
• Many glitch fixes
• And much more!

Story and Gamemode

Renegade X is set in the near future, in a world dominated by a contagious yet valuable resource called Tiberium. The Global Defense Initiative (GDI) is 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. GDI looks to halt the spread of Tiberium, which is gradually destroying the Earth and killing off millions of people. At the same time, the Brotherhood of Nod, led by the charismatic leader known only as 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. The Brotherhood aims to push humanity into the next stage of evolution via Tiberium mutation.

Where GDI stands for international stability and the removal of the Tiberium contagion, Nod seeks to overthrow the established order and build a world centred on Tiberium research.

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

What’s next?

We discussed some of our thoughts on the future of Renegade X in our previous update: Renegade-x.com

What we can say is that Totem Arts will continue working on and updating Renegade X. We have a few new maps in the works (including remakes of Under and Complex!), and a new gamemode in the planning stages. We’re excited with what the future has in store. For now, Beta 3 was a necessary step towards having a stable game and a stable community. There have been over 200 fixes and changes since our previous version, as well as two new maps, two new special items, and new art.

We are a free game, and therefore we do not have an advertising budget. Renegade X relies completely on word-of-mouth, so please do whatever you can to spread the news. Upload a beta mirror, e-mail a gaming site or magazine, record a YouTube video, post about us on reddit and other forums, and be sure to tell your friends! The bigger our playerbase is, the more work we can put into the game.

With that said, we do aspire to become a Steam game, but we cannot do so without EA’s expressed permission. We have been trying to get to the EA licensing manager, but so far unsuccessfully. If you have any ideas on how Renegade X can become a Steam game, post them in the comments! If you know anyone from EA, point them in our direction please!

That’s all for now!

We’re looking forward to seeing you all again. Let us know what you think – connect with us and the community through our website, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube. Soon enough, you’ll be hearing from us again. But for now, enjoy the game!

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C&C Renegade X Full Official Soundtrack

C&C Renegade X Full Official Soundtrack

Nov 26, 2014 Music 2 comments

The sorted and complete Renegade X Soundtrack, included the original remake of "Command & Conquer"! Reupload due to accidently including the original...

Renegade X: Beta 3

Renegade X: Beta 3

Oct 10, 2014 Full Version 10 comments

This is a full beta multiplayer candidate. Please uninstall all previous versions of Renegade X.

OUTDATED Renegade X - Open Beta 2 (OBSOLETE)

OUTDATED Renegade X - Open Beta 2 (OBSOLETE)

Mar 23, 2014 Full Version 15 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...

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L00Ng_StRyKr
L00Ng_StRyKr Jul 27 2012, 7:53pm says:

is the original renegade x still downloadale somewhere? or has it been removed and replaced by Black Dawn? I really want to play the original conversion mod for UTIII that made the game like the original C&C Renegade...

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Eve13
Eve13 Jul 22 2012, 6:02pm says:

Is this free??

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Havoc89 Creator
Havoc89 Jul 27 2012, 10:35pm replied:

Yes

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ShaffErNuaT
ShaffErNuaT Jul 21 2012, 2:46pm says:

this looks like an awesome remake, and its free. Thank you totem arts

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berserk212
berserk212 Jul 8 2012, 8:45am says:

when ever i see tactical/strategy for a game's genre i expect that if i stray too far from that role i'd be screwed...but the run and gun "strategy" seems to work fine in this game~

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Mr.Mundy
Mr.Mundy Jun 30 2012, 4:32am buried:

(buried)

This game has nothing to do with a tactical shooter, you just run and shoot dumb AI with help of other dumb AI. The AI just spawns in front of you and stand in the middle of the place, without even trying to get cover. I feel like shooting on trees.

I had almost no fun playing this game, and the part when you fight with a tank was the most horrible of all. I really hated those small wrecked cars on the road which completely block your huge Mamouth tank. Whenever I tried to stray off 3 meters from the roads, it was considered as deserting the battlefield so I even couldn't try to flank the enemies and I was forced to crush the barrages frontally. Not really "tactical" ... Then the shells of the tank was so harmless that I only managed to blow up the vehicles, I have killed the rest with the sniper rifle which is 10x time more efficient than the huge tank with two cannons.

Boring..

However the maps, models and graphics was beautiful ! But the overall lack of brightness during the night makes it difficult to really admire the quality.

Graphics : 7/10
Gameplay : 2/10

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thonglover
thonglover Jul 22 2012, 3:24pm replied:

The game is not finished yet you *******.

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Commander_RealWar
Commander_RealWar Jul 2 2012, 5:36pm replied:

The multiplayer portion of the game isn't even out yet. What you played was Operation: Black Dawn, a short single-player demo; so you can't really judge.

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Malibouman
Malibouman Jun 23 2012, 9:01am says:

Wow, I must Download ^.^

+2 votes     reply to comment
loafofcheese
loafofcheese Jun 22 2012, 7:50am says:

For some reason this game gets 12 Fps at best on my good pc, with 8gb ram, 2.8 ghz i5, and 2 gb graphics. any ideas why?

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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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