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Open-Source reimplementation of Westwood’s Command & Conquer: Red Alert game engine, updated to use the hardware acceleration of modern video cards using OpenGL and OpenAL for sound playback. It runs natively on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. The game was designed with modifiability in mind, but is not identical to the original. Campaigns and mods made for the legacy game won't work out of the box.

Freedom Friday - Jul 25


Freedom Friday - Jul 25

Defender Story, Heavy Fortress, OpenRA and UFO: Alien Invasion work together and get 1st place at the county fare for best pie, a freedom pie!

Jul 25, 2014 News
Release 20140722


Release 20140722

We are pleased to announce the availability of our July release, which includes 619 commits by 27 contributors.

Jul 22, 2014 News
Playtest 20140709


Playtest 20140709

This update contains new features, but the focus was on stability and performance fixes. There will be a new stable release soon.

Jul 9, 2014 News
Release 20140608


Release 20140608

We are pleased to announce the June release of OpenRA, the Open Source Command & Conquer: Red Alert engine recreation project.

Jun 14, 2014 News
Holiday Release (20131223)


Holiday Release (20131223)

Our hard working developer-elves have wrapped up a new release as an early christmas present to our fans. We have focused on two main areas in this version: improving the stability and polish of our existing...

Dec 22, 2013 News
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M!B Sep 12 2014, 5:41am said:

hi can you please fix the ai it is way to easy now

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ozan99 Jul 22 2014, 10:50am said:

Guys this is the first of an series of game, the true name is: Red Alert, there exist on google Red Alert 2 and Red Alert 3, in red alert 2 it exist an expansion: Red Alert 2 Yuri's Revenge an in red alert 3 it exist an expansion: Red alert 3 Uprising. I prefer the 2 and his expansion, beacause the story was plus beatiful!!! GoodGame Guys :D

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UrielCorinthian Jun 14 2014, 5:39pm said:

I haven't been able to get this to run through Desura yet... Initially, I just got a program error (asking me to send an error report - standard Windows style). Now, I saw the update and downloaded it, but during installation, it told me that there was a problem during "MFC installation" and that it had now stopped.

On my Linux machine it also doesn't run - I suppose I need some form of Mono to make that happen, hey?

Any ideas?

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Milanium Jun 15 2014, 2:58am replied:

You can report problems with the Desura client at Github.com Sounds like you may be better of with the Linux packages from Openra.net for now.

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jamesxmcintosh Jun 9 2014, 8:16pm said:

When is the 20140608 release coming to Desura?

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Milanium Jun 11 2014, 8:33am replied:

Waiting for authorisation by Desura staff.

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Donis93 May 1 2014, 6:08pm said:

With which update come the sandworms at dune?

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Milanium May 2 2014, 4:41am replied:

Will take a while, here is something to play with already: Github.com

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Donis93 May 2 2014, 7:56am replied:

ok thanks for the fast answer i love this game :D

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Senballpl Apr 21 2014, 8:26am said:

man i love this game :D

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