Wielding strange new technologies and hungering for revenge, the Soviet Army invades America. Overwhelmed Allied forces, unprepared for the surprise attack, are decimated. Will freedom be crushed under the heels of Communist aggression. Red Alert 2 is another Real Time Strategy from Westwood the makers of the brilliant Command and Conquer series. This is one of the few RTS that really was modded heavily, and not just limited to new maps and or player models.

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12 comments by Milanium on Feb 24th, 2013

A frequently asked question is why there is no Tiberian Sun or Red Alert 2 mod. The short answer: the engine does not support it yet. The long answer: you can already try and convert the file formats to add infantry and buildings. So what is needed for native support without conversions:

3D terrain and Isometry

This is currently not supported, but not as far fetched as one might think. We recently stumpled upon CnCMaps.Net which turned out to be re-factored OpenRA code to render high-quality map previews.


SHP Format changes

The file formats for infantry/buildings changed since Tiberian Sun, but it is already reverse engineered. In fact the SHP Viewer is built upon OpenRA and supports them.


Voxel support

The biggest addition to the engine by Westwood since Tiberian Sun is Voxel support. All vehicles are in fact 3D models although the games still had a static camera and the look and feel was still very much like that of sprite-only era. Paul started hacking on OpenRA again and presented some experimental voxel support a few days ago.

Tiberian Sun

Tiberian Sun ships a bunch of partly broken C&C/RA1 units in voxel form. Westwood probably used them for early engine tests as well.

Red Alert 2

"Kirov reporting!"

Will there be a Tiberian Sun and Red Alert 2 mod?

Time will tell. Sooner or later, time will tell...

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hi everyone im making a cool mod for YR hope u will like it Modern warfare 1939-2020

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TAK02 Sep 13 2013, 2:17pm says:

RA2, still my favorite, although I can't get a free, on Windows 7 working copy of it. For some reason, my RA2 only works on XP, no cutsenes or music. The same situation with YR. And before you say set compability mode to XP, check this: 'The ordinal 1111 could not be located in the dynamic link library WSOCK32.dll'. One more thing: Where am I supposed to get myself an ORIGINAL ISO without paying $0,01? I'd be happy if anyone could give me any suggestions. Thanks!!!

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Rikdegraaf Sep 4 2013, 10:07am says:

Are there still people interested in a mod for this game?
I once started a mod for this game to completely convert it into a pirate themed strategy game.

If people are interested then I will look if I still have the files around anywhere and will resume development.

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TAK02 Sep 6 2013, 9:40am replied:

Thanks!

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Exo94 Jan 21 2013, 5:55am replied:

You can download it through torrent, there are still torrents for this game which are functional and have good seeders :)

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