Terminology:
Terms presented here (SAGE 2D, SAGE 3D) are only terms, they do not denote any engines themselves, but serve as collective terms (and only here, not elsewhere):
SAGE 2D: old Westwood games' engine - Westwood 2D (plus Dune game series engines, even if they are less moddable)
SAGE 3D: W3D, SAGE, RNA

But it's not only about engines. All games/mods using one of the universes can be discussed, e.g. Renegade X, Dune Wars (on Civ4 engine) too. :-)

Types of membership:
Every member can be either active or passive. Passive members don't need to be modders. :-) Active members should be modders, but any stuff related either to C&C, BFME or Dune, will be accepted (no modding experience required, but it's greatly appreciated anyway).

Contribution:
Best to post:
+ news/info on latest Dune/C&C/BFME events, etc.
+ tutorials (modding topics)
+ features, articles with own detailed ideas of mods or announcements of projects, for which you want to recruit some people
+ images, videos of related mods
+ custom tools for modding (as downloads)
Linking anything relevant to this group is greatly appreciated, too. (I.e. your news, downloads, articles and tutorials.)

Rules:
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If you are beta testing for a mod and its a closed beta, then it is not allowed to upload any releated art or any other media that isnt release to the public by the Dev team that is working on the mod.

Free Model Topic Links:
Sleipnir' Stuff

Full Game Download Links:
Tiberian Sun + Firestorm - Tiberian Dawn GDI - Tiberian Dawn NOD - Red Alert Allies - Red Alert Soviet

Mod Tools Download Links:
+ Mod tools pack for Generals Zero & Hour:
ZH Modding Resources (Includes File Management, Cameo Mapping, Texture editors, Modelling and Mapping tools)
+ Mod tools for Red Alert 3:
RA3 MOD SDK - RA3 MOD SDK Worldbuilder - RA3 MOD SDK UI Source Pack - Dummy Art RA3 - RA3 SDK Extras - Civiallian Asset Compiler - Extracted Portraits and Icons From RA3/Uprising - Extracted MP Maps XML - UI Build Rows Upgrade - Soviet Art Pack - Allies Art Pack - EotRS Art Pack - Uprising Art Pack - Mammoth Art Pack
+ Mod tools for Command and Conquer Tiberium Wars:

CnC3 Tiberium Wars MOD SDK - UI & Shell Texture Pack - Ingame Textures - Clean Menu UI Source - Sample Art 1 - Sample Art 2 - SDK Required App Installer - Dummy Art -Source Code for Shaders of CnC - SDK Extras - Source Code for SDK Extra Tools

Aims of the group:
Oct 7, 2009, The first aim of the group: make conversions between different engines easier. If any of you know something about that (e.g. C&C3 -> RA3, BFME2 -> C&C3, etc.), a tutorial would be useful. :-)

Leaders of the group:
sgtmyers88 - SighNapse - taxikiller - Admiral-165 - open_sketchbook - feillyne

CnC Forums:
CnC Society - C&C Comunications Center - CnC Den - CnC Maps - CnC Source - CnC Community - PPMSite - RA Archive - XCC - Revora - Wagnerma - Sleipnir's Stuff

Group affiliates:

C&C Paradise - CNC4 - love it or hate it!! - C&C Society

Disclaimer:
Any offensive opinions about EA or its policy will be deleted. Any polite negative opinions, even contaning much criticism, will be left alone. ;-) Any content unrelated to C&C/BFME/Dune will be strictly moderated in sections, such as Images, Features, and Tutorials (but, for example, the main comments section won't be much moderated).

PS "SAGE" name was chosen, because it is most used.

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YR:NW News Update #11
C&C: Yuri's Revenge

YR:NW News Update #11

Command & Conquer: New War 1 comment

Some updates of Black Force army, new mission loading screen, the war begins a new!

DTA - January updates!
C&C: Tiberian Sun

DTA - January updates!

The Dawn of the Tiberium Age 8 comments

We've released 3 updates in the last few weeks. Let's explain the changes.

Tiberian Sun Client 4.00 Released!
C&C: Tiberian Sun

Tiberian Sun Client 4.00 Released!

Tiberian Sun Client 2 comments

Including LAN multiplayer support and important fixes.

LAN Update Available (Version 0.4.6)

LAN Update Available (Version 0.4.6)

News 4 comments

A new update is available to download via the client. Version 0.4.6 adds a new LAN option to the client menu, enabling you to play local area network...

Tiberian Dawn Redux Patch v1.41 coming soon!
C&C Generals: Zero Hour

Tiberian Dawn Redux Patch v1.41 coming soon!

C&C Tiberian Dawn Redux 3 comments

With the re-release of C&C Tiberian Dawn Redux v1.4 out of the way work has been started on getting out a patch for the mod to fix several of the Campaign...

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kman52434
kman52434

Question: Is SAGE written in C++?

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Sarge_Rho
Sarge_Rho

Probably is, but I suppose not only C++.

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

AFAIK, some modding tools for C&C3/RA3 require .NET framework, so they can be possibly written in C#, too.

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Chinka
Chinka

SAGE is likely to be written mainly in C++ but some tools and features are written in C# (due to .NET Framework as requirement and using of XSD Schemas). TW veersion probably doesn't have to use it (because C++ supports .NET too), but it is sure, that RA3 has C# components (like some SDK scripts)

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open_sketchbook Creator
open_sketchbook

Hey, for all those RA3 modders out there, I'm trying to get the original FLA files and a SWF to APT converter off EA that'll let us modify the layout of the RA3 UI and add new UI for new factions. Just a heads-up.

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feillyne StaffSubscriber
feillyne

Directly off EALA? What about music?

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open_sketchbook Creator
open_sketchbook

Music requires their EALayer3 compressor and they aren't given that one up until they trade up for something better; fortunately the software is like 7 years old so they may update soon. As for the APT converter, I discovered that they actually have nobody on staff right now that can enable the realease; they have no programmers who would know what it looked like, nevermind be able to check it to make sure they weren't releasing important EA house tech!

However, Ferriswheel and I are working on a roundabout solution and we'll keep you all posted.

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n5p29
n5p29

very nice header.
but... no ZH related stuffs? D:

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TotallySnappy
TotallySnappy

Got any ZH tool links? PM one of the group admins and we'll pop it up there! Same applies to anyone who has any other tools to suggest, RA2 stuff for example

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TotallySnappy
TotallySnappy

added ZH modding tools pack, includes multiple features

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ApornasPlanet
ApornasPlanet

great!

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