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Check out the latest Renegade X gameplay snippets and video log on the future of the project.

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Hey guys! It's been a few months since our most recent media release, and we're working daily to bring a quality game to our loyal fanbase. The style of this update will be more "down and personal", but if you're too tl;dr about it, at least check out the video

2 Years Since First Release
The 2nd Year Anniversary of the first Renegade X beta release is coming up in a few days. Renegade X version 0.35 was released on September 30th, 2009. Since then, we've made five beta releases, earned several awards from Epic Game's MSUC and ModDB, and have begun our move to the Unreal Development Kit. The current Renegade X beta, version 0.55, was released for Unreal Tournament 3 last year around this time, gaining widespread attention and tens of thousands of downloads.

The World of Development
And since then, the public sphere has been calm - the team has crawled back into its hole, which is quite nostalgic of the early stages of the project - and started working on the standalone version of Renegade X. We have been making substantial progress on the project regularly, but instead of putting out updates every week, we'd rather give out the news in big chunks. Renegade X right now is constantly being refined, and we prefer showing what is finished rather than what is in progress.

We recently put out an ad saying we had some positions available for people wanting to join the project. Since then, we've received over 150 applicants, all coming from different artistic disciplines. So there have been some additions to the team, but there are still some positions open. Namely, if you're a programmer, animator, character artist, or environment artist, check out the following thread: Forums.epicgames.com!

Soul Searching
We've recently been reviewing our project and how far we have gotten. We began development of Renegade X years ago, when most of us were still in highschool. The team and the project have come a long way, and as we've matured, so has our vision for Renegade X. During the UT3 beta phase, we were strictly a remake mod of Command & Conquer Renegade, and we were very conservative with changes that would effect gameplay. From that perspective, the UT3 betas succeeded, because we kept true to the original game, remaking its maps, the vast majority of its ratios, and slipping only a few new things in between.

With the UDK, we see a glowing opportunity to bring Renegade X to its climax. Over the summer, we've written a new Game Design Document and began executing our new vision for the project - we want Renegade X to be less of a remake, and more of a spiritual successor to Westwood's classic in 2002. Renegade X will still be the Command & Conquer FPS everyone knows and loves, but brought to the modern day. Some innovations have been inspired by other contemporary FPS games, while others have always existed within the team and community, and it is only now that we are bringing these things to life. We want to emphasize the "X" in Renegade X.

Other changes are not necessarily gameplay oriented - our visual, audio, and animation work is constantly evolving.

Beyond Black Dawn
In the video log below, we show some never-before-seen snippets of Black Dawn gameplay, cinematics, and I discuss some of the new innovative changes this post has described earlier. It will also feature the first look at Renegade X's UDK multiplayer maps. The video has TONNES of new content that you don't want to miss.

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Direct Link: Renegade-x.com

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InvertedVantage
InvertedVantage

Wow, this is really impressive work. It looks like a triple A game already.

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Havoc_frost
Havoc_frost

I really believe that Renegade X is the start of many great things to come from you guys :D you have more talent than some AAA game developers out there and this is what makes me glad to be fan of your work.

I think I speak for most people here when I say thank you for taking the time out of your lives to create this masterpiece!

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C&C-Pickled
C&C-Pickled

Oh woow, I am awestruck

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AlCool
AlCool

Looks incredible! I definitely agree with those above, this is professional quality, and should be a hit!

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DraLUSAD
DraLUSAD

Do i need UT3 Installed, or is this a Stand Alone copy?

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Commander_RealWar
Commander_RealWar

THIS will be stand alone.

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CumQuaT
CumQuaT

Incredible looking project guys, well done! I can't wait to play it!

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lexyz123
lexyz123

PLZ, PLZ!!! tell me that there will be a Nod campaign in the future!!!

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Bolognius_Maximus
Bolognius_Maximus

Yesterday I was going through moddb thinking, it's been a while since I've seen anything on RenegadeX. You guys inspire me to create something of my own! Absolutely amazing work guys! Stunning update! *Highfive*

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CnC_Fin
CnC_Fin

It's... it's beautiful. I can't wait for the first standalone release.

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Sarge_Rho
Sarge_Rho

This looks absolutely amazing =o

Way better than a majority of commercial games even.

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Theon
Theon

That looks ridiculously good! :O

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Benjin
Benjin

Jesus ******* christ, this mod is bigger than I thought it was going to be. This looks so damn good.

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GhostEdge
GhostEdge

This....has made me cry....Everytime I play anything Renegade related, I always preach about how it was going to be, what it wanted to achieve, and so on....this is going to be it I hope....

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M@ty
M@ty

Awesome update guyshhz!

Wish I had more time to help you guys out again :(, bit too busy at work currently on Transformers, and with married life!!

Fabster, get in touch, man :).

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Havoc89
Havoc89

Hey maty, been a while indeed. let us know when you have some free time again, we'd love to have you work on some more stuff.

Congrats on going pro, and getting married.

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medve
medve

havocs got an interesting nose

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Darius0101
Darius0101

jesus christ that gameplay footage. You guys should really consider making it a game so you can get some money out of it!

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NomadSPG
NomadSPG

I'm impressed... wow.. i remember the HourGlass map;]

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Kamikazi[Uk]
Kamikazi[Uk]

Looks sick :D

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ApornasPlanet
ApornasPlanet

big up team! awesome work!

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Deadpikle
Deadpikle

How experienced does said programmer need to be? It would be great for me to get some "real world" experience programming, but I don't have ANY UDK experience :P
(for the record, I'm in college and have C++ and java exp :v)

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FelipeFR
FelipeFR

Awesome. What more can I say?

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Jason_Zombolt
Jason_Zombolt

Bravo

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Commissar1032
Commissar1032

I must say I have never been a fan of C&C much but i own all the games :P. Any-who from what i just watched I cannot wait to play. The quality here is terrific.

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

Sounds great! Looking forward to what you have in store for us.

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traitort
traitort

it's great to see such a high level of quality. Happy to have you work in the C&C-universe

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TribalBeat
TribalBeat

This may sound silly, but do I have to own Unreal Tournament 3 to play or can I play it with any game that uses the Unreal engine?

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Commander_RealWar
Commander_RealWar

From Black Dawn forward, it will be a stand alone product, meaning you don't need anything else on your computer to play it.

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rolmander
rolmander

wow thats really great installing ut3 now :)
keep up the great work guys!

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Soul-Guardian
Soul-Guardian

What a shame my computer is not powerful enough to run ut3, let alone this mod.Oh well, some of us just have to miss out.

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ThErAp1St
ThErAp1St

OMG this looks incredible! Thank you so much Totem Arts!!!! You are heroes to me

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CloneWarrior85
CloneWarrior85

Forget Valve, EA, Ubisoft, this, that- You guys have done it, you bring what it counts and matters into our own very hands.

*tips off hat*

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