Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition): Fun FPS game for Linux

Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition): Fun FPS game for Linux

Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition): Fun FPS game for Linux

For this current month of May, and continuing with one more publication of our series of tutorials related to “FPS Games for Linux”, both old school and yesteryear, today we'll skip to the next one on our list (reaction quake 3). Since, we have not been able to make it work until now, in order to test it and show you the usual steps to play it and their respective screenshots. However, we will keep trying.

And for this reason, today we will talk about the next one on that list, whose name is Red eclipse. Which is a fun and exciting FPS game well known to many, and which we have already covered on previous occasions, but many years ago (2018). Therefore, the last time we explored it it was in its previous stable version 1.6, which at that time was based on the old Cube 2 game engine. While today, a new generation version (2.0.0) is available based on the modern Tesseract game engine. So without further ado, below we will announce what's new about this great FPS game for Linux, currently called «Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition)».

Red eclipse

But, before starting this post on how to play the fun and exciting FPS car racing game called «Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition)», We recommend you explore a previous related post of this series, at the end of reading this:

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Red Eclipse 2: FPS game created with the Tesseract engine and Cube Engine 2

Red Eclipse 2: FPS game created with the Tesseract engine and Cube Engine 2

About the current version 2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition) of the Linux FPS game Red Eclipse

Today, the modernized game «Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition)» is described in its usual Official website, in the following brief way:

It is an Arena-style first-person shooter (FPS) video game, developed as open source and distributed for free. whose objective is to provide a great diversion for all; young and old, novice or expert. Furthermore, it is found dAvailable for Windows, GNU/Linux, BSD and macOS operating systems. And its game mechanics offer a style Parkour, full of boosts, races and other tricks. All this, in the middle of ua large number of mutators and variables that alter the game.

While, in his official section on GitHub They add interesting information about it:

Red Eclipse is an old school arena shooter for the modern era. It is based on decades of intense action, coming from games like Doom, Quake, Halo, Team Fortress and Mirror's Edge. Run, shoot and parkour your way to your next enemy and battle!

Finally, it is important to note that the Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition) version has been available since mid-December 2019 and can be downloaded and installed from your official download section in formats for various types of operating systems. However, you can also enjoy it in AppImage format through its own section, on the AppImageHub website.

How to install and use FPS game for Linux Network Eclipse 2?

For install, play and enjoy Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition) We have opted for the fastest and equally reliable official route, that is, its AppImage format. And below, we show you some great screenshots of it:

Screenshots of the process

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Top FPS game launchers and free FPS games for Linux

Remember that if you want explore more FPS games for Linux Before we bring you one more new post, you can do it yourself through our current Top of:

FPS game launchers for Linux

  1. chocolate doom
  2. Crispy Doom
  3. Doomrunner
  4. Doomsday Engine
  5. Gzdoom
  6. Freedom

FPS games for Linux

  1. action quake 2
  2. Alien Sand
  3. Assaultcube
  4. Blasphemer
  5. COTB
  6. Cube
  7. Cube 2 - Sauerbraten
  8. D-Day: Normandy
  9. Duke Nukem 3D
  10. Enemy Territory - Legacy
  11. Enemy Territory - Quake Wars
  12. IOQuake3
  13. Nexuiz Classic
  14. quake
  15. openarena
  16. Q2PRO
  17. Quake II (QuakeSpasm)
  18. Q3Rally
  19. reaction quake 3
  20. Red eclipse
  21. rexuiz
  22. Shrine II
  23. TomatoQuark
  24. Total chaos
  25. Tremulous
  26. trepidaton
  27. Smokin 'Guns
  28. Unvanquished
  29. Urban terror
  30. Warsaw
  31. Wolfenstein - Enemy Territory
  32. World of padman
  33. xonotic

Or through the following links to various websites related to Online Game Stores:

  1. AppImage: AppImageHub Games, AppImage GitHub Games, portable linux games y Portable Linux Apps GitHub.
  2. Flatpak: flat hub.
  3. Snap: Snap Store.
  4. Online stores: Steam e Itchio.
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Summary

In short, we hope you like this new gamer publication about how to play this modernized, fun and exciting FPS game for Linux «Red Eclipse v2.0.0 (Jupiter Edition)». And consequently, we hope that it will allow many passionate Linux gamers to enjoy it, both natively (tar.gz) and through its AppImage installer/executable. Furthermore, and as in each entry of this FPS game series for Linux, we invite you if you know of any others that are worth exploring and playing, do not let them know via comment to include them in our current list on this topic or area.

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