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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13 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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G.I.DEATH
G.I.DEATH Aug 23 2003, 5:51pm says:

HOW DO YOU DOWNLOAD RA2????????

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cmilk14
cmilk14 Aug 1 2003, 11:13am says:

how do u download

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houmann
houmann Jul 10 2003, 8:16pm says:

this site is cool but i have a question were the F@:k do you download it

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nash157
nash157 Apr 24 2003, 6:59pm says:

I don't give a damn red alert 2 is the bet game on the shelves I take it that none of you have ever played it cause i'll be damned if any play it and say anything bad about it.

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coca
coca Feb 27 2003, 10:10am says:

is a good game but a littel borr

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CommandoSR
CommandoSR Dec 25 2002, 7:18am says:

The direct link for RA2/YR website is:
Westwood.ea.com

"This is one of the few RTS that really was modded heavily, and not just limited to new maps and or player models."

"Skins" are not used in this game.

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CommandoSR
CommandoSR Dec 25 2002, 6:55am says:

Godwin:"maybe its mooman's or seaman's".

It is a old screenie from MooMan's Rules 1.3.

And you guys need a better screenies of RA2/YR, here's some:

Members.cncguild.com
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Members.cncguild.com

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Godwin
Godwin Dec 8 2002, 4:26am says:

the review....

do u not know that there is an expansion pack called Yuri's Revenge?

do u not know that RA2 was based on the TS engine and not RA? the engines of RA and RA2 are completely different.

Yes the game is mostly on 256 colours(with different palletes), but its also one of the most moddable RTSs out there

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bigthreesix
bigthreesix Dec 6 2002, 9:45pm says: +1 vote     reply to comment
leilei
leilei Dec 4 2002, 10:50am says:

close. it's 16-BIT color. :P

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