A mod based solely on Open Source assets
The game has increased performance on maps with a lot of destructible trees.
Experimental support for springs which flood an area was introduced.
If you have the extra money to spare you can now buy tanks at the trade platform. Prices may vary.
The area behind mining towers is no longer blocked. However you can't build on ramps and they will slow down vehicles now.
Shadows of standalone gates are now more convincing.
Submarine missiles now have a bigger impact and the light boat can now attack other ships and ground targets.
Bots can now shield their units when being attacked:
Mappers can place decorations on any background now:
Same with destructible single trees:
Ships got wakes:
Infantry now has colorful markings to differentiate the types:
New tiles for swamp with in tech tiles:
Chain guns got visible trails
bomber drone pods:
and hacker pods:
and flame pods:
as well as elite pod airborne pods:
New dirt tiles
on various terrain
experimental no build zones for mappers
new civilian props:
new 3v3 map:
now also available as a Linux Flatpak
A new path finding optimization was added to OpenRA. It pre-computes rough paths around the map to increase performance on larger distances.
Exits for the Base building were fixed. (Thanks Cyantusk!)
A new map called Motrylex was added.
Flames freeze under fog and come with better performance.
Fire brigade units were added.
A small mission lets you extinguish forest fires.
The drone carrier ships were improved.
Dirt roads in the desert
New single birds as map decoration.
The Synapol infantry Module was animated.
Rail network yet no trains.
New captureable tech building: Drop Zone for mercenary reinforcements
More tile transitions for mappers.
Unique turrets for each faction.
Many pathfinder regressions were fixed.
The ore smelter is now the faction-specific counterpart to the hacker pod for late game economy.
The Reconstructor was redesigned to look more industrial and match the other tech buildings.
339 is a new experimental map with a twist: It is tiny.
Business as Usual, one of the first maps made got a remaster.
A more fleshed out shell map and the Flatpak now works with Wayland.
The full changelog spans multiple pages and is fully transparent. Many changes were based on community feedback.
Some last-minute changes include the first 3 player map.
If you like to mod the game or create your own map with custom rules, it is easier than ever using the convenient OpenRA MiniYAML Language Extension for Visual Studio Code.
Mission scripting is a bit more advanced, but the OpenRA Lua Language Extension is there to assist you. It also celebrated a stable release recently.
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