Support us on Patreon to keep GamingOnLinux alive. This ensures we have no timed articles and no paywalls. Just good, fresh content! Alternatively, you can donate through Paypal, Flattr and Liberapay!

OpenRA has another test release out for those after their classic RTS experience

Posted by , | Views: 4,403

OpenRA, the fantastic project that lets you play classics like Red Alert and Dune 2000 has another test release out.

This release builds upon the work from the last test build, adding in two features requested by the community. The first is that units with turrets will now automatically target nearby units while moving (handy!), and the ability to force-fire artillery style units on the ground so you can continue attacking when vision is lost. Two relatively simple changes which should make gameplay more interesting.

Plenty of bug fixes made it into this test release too like aircraft circling endlessly when target is too close along with various other targetting issues. Performance was improved, some Red Alert missions scripting was improved and so on.

Additionally, the competitive scene for OpenRA is making a return! The Red Alert Global League is coming back for a seventh season in March and April, sign-ups open until February 27th and you can do so here.

See more on the official OpenRA website.

In other OpenRA-related news, the Dark Reign standalone mod that's using OpenRA is coming along quite nicely. For those interested, the developer is putting out regular releases with an AppImage for easy testing. See more about that on the GitHub.

Article taken from GamingOnLinux.com.
11 Likes, Who?
We do often include affiliate links to earn us some pennies. We are currently affiliated with GOG, Humble Store and Paradox Interactive. See more information here.
razing32 12 February 2019 at 8:27 pm UTC
Still holding out for Crystalizes Doom mod.
Curios how these tweaks will affect that project.
While you're here, please consider supporting GamingOnLinux on Patreon, Liberapay or Paypal. We have no adverts, no paywalls, no timed exclusive articles. Just good, fresh content. Without your continued support, we simply could not continue!

You can find even more ways to support us on this dedicated page any time. If you already are, thank you!

Due to spam you need to Register and Login to comment.


Or login with...

Livestreams & Videos
Community Livestreams
See more!
Popular this week
View by Category
Contact
Latest Comments
Latest Forum Posts