Open Source real-time strategy game engine for early Westwood games such as Command & Conquer: Red Alert written in C# using SDL and OpenGL. Runs on Windows, Linux, *BSD and Mac OS X. (by OpenRA)


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OpenRA/OpenRA is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 only which is an OSI approved license.

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  • Red alert uitgegeven voor roze tesla pil verkocht als 2CB, maar gevaarlijkere DOC bevat
  • Indie RTS list?
  • Need for some game recommendations - PC User
    There is an open source red alert - and a civlisation too
  • Sounds like Hell March from C&C.
  • Where can I find Counterstrike/The Aftermath music files? | 2021-04-03
    You'd have to download the CDs for the expansions (e.g. from cncnz), see
  • OpenTTD 1.11.0 | 2021-04-01

    "OpenRA is an open source project that recreates and modernizes classic real time strategy games, like Red Alert, Command & Conquer, and Dune 2000."

  • "Nine more converted Red Alert campaign missions" - where are they? | 2021-03-28
    The full changelog lists them all. Only three are actually campaign missions though, the rest are from the Counterstrike and Aftermath expansions.
  • OpenRA has a massive new release improving the classic Westwood RTS games
    Complete changelog (too big to copy/paste here)
  • This doesn't work | 2021-03-21
  • Forum Liber întrebați și Discutați Cu Rromania | 2021-03-02
  • Those were the days. | 2021-02-18
    Check out the open source version!
  • Where to start with RTS?
  • Does Anyone Know How too Increase the hight and Width Of pre Existing Maps | 2021-01-31
    It is possible to by using the "--resize-map" command of the command line utility:
  • Map Editor | 2021-01-31
    See for editors to script campaign missions.
  • Is openra down? | 2021-01-30
    It is an attack from a malicious person exploiting the master server by adding invalid player data. A fix was integrated and will be available in the next version. Sorry for the inconvenience.