This press release from Westwood contains information about a deal between Westwood & Discreet which will allow for users to edit C & C Renegade; the software will be available on the game CD and as a download from the official site.
Huge news from the Renegade front! Westwood has formed a deal with Discreet
to offer its widely popular gmax mod software for Command & Conquer
The gmax software is a mod package based on Discreet's award-winning,
professional 3D modeling and animation software-3ds max, and allows users to
create new 3D levels, objects, player models, skins, vehicles and weapons
for Renegade. User creations will be playable in both single and multiplayer
Westwood Studios has licensed Discreet's popular gmax software and will be
distributing it on the Renegade CD, and offering it as a free download right
here on the official Renegade website. In addition, Westwood is creating a
Renegade game pack that will allow content created in gmax to be exported
into the game. The gmax game pack will also be available as a free download
on the Renegade website in the coming weeks.
Westwood will be posting documentation and tutorials for the gmax software
on the Renegade website in the coming weeks, and create designated
discussion forums for the Renegade game pack. The Renegade website will
also feature special sections where users can download fan-created levels
"Action gamers clearly want the ability to build new maps and mods for their
games, so we're giving them a great tool to build with," said Dan Cermak,
executive producer of Renegade. "Discreet's gmax will give hard-core
Renegade players everything they need to customize, modify and extend their
"Westwood's decision to include gmax with Renegade further highlights the
value of gmax as a cutting edge add-on for one of the most exciting games
available on the PC," said Paul Perreault, gmax product manager. "With
nearly 50 thousand gmax registrations in two months, it is clear that the
gamers and mod communities are excited about gmax and the growing list of
gmax-enabled titles," said Perreault.
Click here to download the gmax software and begin modding today!