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Open Source FPS Game 'Red Eclipse' 1.0 Released

Red Eclipse is a free and open source first person shooter game for Linux based on Cube Engine 2. The game have both single player and multi-player game modes and is a fork of discontinued game Blood Frontier.

A look at its features:
  • Single-player and multi-player first-person ego-shooter, built as a total conversion of Cube Engine 2
  • Balanced gameplay, completely at the control of map makers, while maintaining a general theme of agility in a variety of environments
  • Agile gameplay: sprint, wall run/kick, and impulse dash
  • Built-in Editor: create your own maps cooperatively online
  • Available for Windows, Linux/BSD and Mac OSX
Check out the videos:

To add the PPA and install Red Eclipse, run the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:arand/redeclipse
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install redeclipse

This is PPA is updated semi-frequently.


sudo add-apt-repository ppa:itachi-sama-amaterasu/redeclipse-client
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install redeclipse

This PPA is updated less frequently.

You can also download it from from PlayDeb or tarball from here


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