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Renegade X 0.5 includes new maps, buildings, weapons, and much more!

Posted by [NE]Fobby[GEN] on Jan 10th, 2010

What's new?

The fourth version of Renegade X is up and ready to play! Renegade X is the Command & Conquer mod for Unreal Tournament 3, and since September 30th 2009, our beta has been open to the public to try out. We've consecutively released three versions of Renegade X in just over three months, and now our long-awaited version 0.5 is now available.

This will be our final build for Unreal Tournament 3. At this point forward, the team will be concentrating on porting Renegade X over to the Unreal Development Kit - this process will make the mod standalone, and therefore, once we make our Renegade X releases for the UDK, you will no longer require Unreal Tournament 3. The process will take a few months, and we will be sure to update you all with details once things are on their way.

At the same time, we will be organizing plenty of events for Renegade X 0.5. The latest version of the Server Client also includes an auto updater, which will allow us to make quick patches when necessary for 0.5

Download Renegade X 0.5 here!


1. You must have a legal copy of Unreal Tournament 3. If you don't have it yet, it can be found for extremely reasonable prices on Steam and most game stores.
2. You must have the latest Unreal Tournament 3 patch applied to your game. If you have UT3, and have not yet patched it with the latest UT3 patch, then please download it here: Udn.epicgames.com NOTE: If you bought the Unreal Tournament 3 Black Edition from Steam you do NOT need this patch (it's already included).
3. You must remove any previous versions of Renegade X from your computer. Go to your "My Documents\My Games\Unreal Tournament 3" folder, and delete the "Renegade" folder before you install Renegade X 0.5.
4. Download the Renegade X 0.5 beta.
5. Run the installation to fully install this version of Renegade X.
6. Create a shortcut to the mod. If you are unable to launch the Frontend (Server Client) application, the reason is because you do not have .NET frame work 3.5 installed. However, you can still run the mod by creating an Unreal Tournament 3 shortcut, and in the Properties target line, simply add " -mod=..\Renegade -solomod" minus the quotes at the end. Playing the mod in "Instant Action" also requires this same short cut.

Maps and Mods for Renegade X!


That's right! Since this will be our last major release until the standalone version, the Renegade X team has decided to release a Map Editor and the mod's Source Code. These tools come with the 0.5 release download, and with them, one can make their own custom maps, mutators, and total conversion mods for Renegade X. You'll be able to put any custom content into Renegade X - so go ahead, make the mod yours, and go nuts with both the map editor and source code.

0.4 to 0.5 Changelist

We've spent the last two months adding plenty of new content, and fixing glitches for this new version. Changes include two new maps (Under and Walls), Powerplants, new weapons (Volt Autorifle and Ramjets), mod tools, enhanced visuals, bug fixes, and much more.

View the full changelist HERE:
Renegade-x.com

Mod of the Year Voting!

Thank you.

On behalf of the Renegade X development team, I'd like to thank all of our fans. We've made it to Mod DB's "Top 100 mods" for their annual Mod of the Year (MOTY) awards. We could not have done it without you, and we are greatly thankful that you have chosen to vote for Renegade X out of over 3,500 active mods.

We call on you again!

The phase 2 to the MOTY has now begun. This is the real challenge. We are up against all the other released mods for the Top 5 Released category. Voting is now reset, and the top 100 mods are in competition for the top mods and indie games position. THIS MEANS YOU CAN NOW VOTE AGAIN IF YOU ALREADY HAVE VOTED FOR RENEGADE X DURING PHASE 1!

All it takes for you is three clicks of your mouse. Visit this page: Moddb.com

And under the "Top 100 Best Released Mods & Indies of 2009" category, click Unreal Tournament 3, and then click on the "VOTE" button beside Renegade X.


Spread the word!

New Art!

The 0.5 beta includes new and updated art.

Repair Gun

Walls
Walls is back, and is looking better than ever!




Under
The very first C&C Renegade map is now back, in Renegade X 0.5!




That's all for now! Keep an eye out for more updates: we'll be talking about upcoming events, patches, progress news, and more, in the coming weeks and months.

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CitizenLand
CitizenLand Jan 10 2010, 7:53pm says:

Fantastic texturing on the repair gun guys.

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lonewolf9595
lonewolf9595 Jan 10 2010, 7:56pm says:

nice going

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AlCool
AlCool Jan 10 2010, 8:23pm says:

Incredible!

Can't wait to get this sucker installed!

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shinobi718
shinobi718 Jan 10 2010, 8:31pm says:

Sweet its gonna be stand alone! That means more people to play with!!!

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ES_Chrizz
ES_Chrizz Jan 10 2010, 10:17pm says:

great update guys. and nice to see you going to the UDK. "remember the UDK isnt working 100%" i make allot of unreal materials and epic support told there was a issue with the viewports and materials but get fixed!

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Jesternz08
Jesternz08 Jan 10 2010, 10:18pm says:

Man your maps look so polished, cant wait for UDK release, wont have an excuse to not try it.

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gamechaser002
gamechaser002 Jan 10 2010, 10:23pm says:

holy freakin head exploding awesome job on Under (just looking at the images, it looks fantastic)

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archkyrie
archkyrie Jan 10 2010, 11:46pm says:

Quick Q, when you switch to UDK, will you add support for other OS like Linux?

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StonerMk2
StonerMk2 Jan 11 2010, 1:11am says:

Going standalone sounds wicked awesome! Cant wait

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Mrsmall
Mrsmall Jan 11 2010, 2:56am says:

so the ps3 version is going to be released after the PC version has been completed?

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InStars
InStars Jan 11 2010, 4:12am says:

Best multiplayer mod for UT3 ;)

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Mreaper
Mreaper Jan 11 2010, 7:05am says:

I have a friend who's probably gonna faint once I show him the stand-alone version of this.
Hope it doesn't take too long. :D

Seriously, just a few screenshots are enough to convince me that this is one hell of a good project.

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Xirius
Xirius Jan 11 2010, 10:49am says:

This mod looks awesome!
Played the old Renegade alot, can't wait for the standalone version.

- Fantastic work Developers!

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Froyok
Froyok Jan 11 2010, 10:54am says:

Very nice !
The frozen map is awesome !

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BigCheese256
BigCheese256 Jan 11 2010, 11:27am says:

Hell yeah!

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traitort
traitort Jan 11 2010, 11:35am says:

This looks awesome..again! Nice to see that Under is now in the game. Hope you still release updates including the remaining weapons before you work on the standalone-version.

Great Work!

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Delusibeta
Delusibeta Jan 11 2010, 12:20pm says:

Quick, someone start a Red Alert version of this before the A Path Beyond developers notices!

+1 vote     reply to comment
booman
booman Jan 11 2010, 2:29pm says:

I hope bot support is on the "to do" list.
I love the concept and the execution! Great job, graphics look amazing!

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Pr0eX
Pr0eX Jan 12 2010, 2:11pm replied:

Its pretty high on the ToDo-List, but we haven't reached it yet.

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Dan911
Dan911 Jan 11 2010, 5:48pm says:

great, ready for UDK version

+1 vote     reply to comment
Noremakk
Noremakk Jan 11 2010, 6:17pm says:

Just when I finally get around to downloading 0.4, you guys make an update! Ah, well, at least the mod's active.

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[NE]Fobby[GEN]
[NE]Fobby[GEN] Jan 11 2010, 9:36pm replied:

Well 0.4 has been out for two months, and we announced the release date of 0.5 some time ago :P

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RandomusIdiotus
RandomusIdiotus Jan 11 2010, 10:37pm says:

Sweet, but will bots remain for the stand-alone version?

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Pr0eX
Pr0eX Jan 12 2010, 2:10pm replied:

Bots will be there, once we got other priorized things done.
Its pretty high on the ToDo-List, but we haven't reached it yet.

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M@ty
M@ty Jan 13 2010, 3:03am says:

Thanks for the support guys!

UDK coming up asap! Give us some time, though!

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Kaikkivaltias
Kaikkivaltias Jan 13 2010, 3:54am says:

Having issues with binkw32.dll - upon trying to join a server I get an error message saying it's missing from my computer.

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey Jan 13 2010, 2:12pm says:

Finally, I can get online. Great work!

+1 vote     reply to comment
bobsam
bobsam Jan 16 2010, 2:32pm says:

For some reason I can't download the patch 3 for Unreal Tourny. It won't allow me to go to the like click the link.

+1 vote     reply to comment
TerabiteX
TerabiteX Jan 18 2010, 11:06am says:

Man, the repair gun looks awesome! And it's going to be stand alone? I am definitely downloading this.

+1 vote     reply to comment
Soof49
Soof49 Jul 29 2010, 10:00pm says:

huh. cant wait for standalone :D

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