A downloadable game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux



Welcome Back, Commander

OpenRA is a project that recreates and modernizes the classic Command & Conquer real time strategy games. We have developed a flexible open source game engine (the OpenRA engine) that provides a common platform for rebuilding and reimagining classic 2D and 2.5D RTS games (the OpenRA mods).

The OpenRA mods include new features and gameplay improvements that bring them into the modern era:

  • A choice between "right click" and classic "left click" control schemes
  • Overhauled sidebar interfaces for managing production
  • Support for game replays and an observer interface designed for streaming games online
  • The "fog of war" that obscures the battlefield outside your units' line of sight
  • Civilian structures that can be captured to provide benefits
  • Units gain experience as they fight and improve when they earn new ranks

OpenRA is 100% free, and comes bundled with three distinct mods. When you run a mod for the first time the game can automatically download the original game assets, or you can use the original game disks.

Install instructions

Be sure to always check http://www.openra.net for the latest news and updates.

OpenRA is a cross-platform game, available on different Operating Systems. You can visit this page to download the installer for your system: http://www.openra.net/download/

Visit https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA/wiki/Compiling for instructions about how to compile OpenRA on various OSs.


Home page: www.openra.net

IRC channel: irc://chat.freenode.net/openra (live chat)

Forum: http://www.sleipnirstuff.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=80

Source code: https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA

OpenRA Resource Center: http://resource.openra.net (download new maps!)

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/openra

Twitter: https://twitter.com/openRA

Google+: https://plus.google.com/+OpenraNet

Moddb: http://www.moddb.com/games/openra

Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/openra

Latest version: RELEASE 20161019


OpenRA-release-20161019.exe (13 MB)
OpenRA-release-20161019.zip (15 MB)
openra_release.20161019_all.deb (14 MB)


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I'm going to try this one out on mac i was always fan of C&C Generals

cannot launch the game on my mac

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Hello wLEKIN.

Have you followed these instructions: https://github.com/OpenRA/OpenRA/wiki/FAQ ?

Please paste the content of the exception.log file into http://pastebin.com (and share the link here).

Alternatively, you can directly chat with the developers, using our IRC channel: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=openra.