Rise Of The Reds is an expansion mod for Generals: Zero Hour that adds the Russian Federation, European Continental Alliance and is packed with overhauls and changes to the original factions. Whether it's steamrolling Russians, indomitable European defenders, American high-tech, Chinese strength in numbers or the brutal cunning of the GLA - Rise of the Reds has a faction for everyone's tastes - even to take your opponents on land, air and sea!

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CptIstvanofArdeal Nov 9 2012 says:

great addition

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dikkiedik Nov 9 2012 says:

many tears of Joy will be shed! :D

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Arcus2611 Nov 9 2012 replied:

Many litres of blood will be spilt. :P

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Arcus2611 Nov 9 2012 says:

Who cares about Gatling guns? This will shred those silly conscripts just fine...

Does this structure have any abilities, or was the bits about binoculars and spying just lore fluff? Either way, I approve.

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Comr4de Nov 9 2012 replied:

The description isn't lying at all. It does get those abilities, don't worry you'll get to see them in action on our screenshots for this week!

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AirborneSn1p3r Nov 9 2012 replied:

will u be able to garrison the building for extra fire power like aoe?

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WNxHeadShot Nov 10 2012 replied:

Nope , I asked the same thing on forums... Anyway that MG will chew infantry :D

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kijebe Nov 9 2012 says:

i love this sort of defence, it just seems so warlike

could it have very powerfull moving searchlights on night maps? it'd be very cool

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Jerkakame Nov 9 2012 replied:

Yea, I totally agree with you.

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Comr4de Nov 13 2012 replied:

It already does 8) Check our facebook for screenshots!

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Branden-Magister Nov 9 2012 says:

love the detail on the MG3, its stunning mates. nice work

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Killer_fagot Nov 9 2012 says:


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Nuttah Nov 9 2012 says:

By the way, will it happen to use the C&C 'chainsaw' sound effect for the tower machine gun?
It would be hilarious.

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APB_ICE Nov 9 2012 says:

Woo-hoo! I love guard towers! :D

And even better, this one's packing the best machine gun ever produced! :D :D


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The_Freedom_Fighter Nov 10 2012 says:

Please tell me that the turtler-oriented general will get something akin to GDI Adv. Guard Tower instead of this.

Anyways, simple and effective defence. Me likey :)

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Comr4de Nov 10 2012 replied:

As we already said, Royal Guard (AKA General Willem) get's beefed up versions of these.

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Posted by the hundreds along the eastern borders of Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria and Italy, these Guard Towers serve many important functions and form an integral part in the ECA's multi-layered border blockade. Thanks to the sophisticated scanner systems and high-powered searchlights installed on these towers, the European border guards can easily detect covert infiltrators. Alternatively, a pair of binoculars allows the operator to spy far into unknown territory. Perhaps the most controversial piece of equipment however is the German-made MG3 machine gun, essentially a copy of the infamous WW2-era MG42, that has been modified to accept standard NATO 7.62mm ammunition and fire at a 'mere' rate of 1300 rounds per minute as opposed to the original 1500. Even though there hasn't been a single reported casualty at the border, these fearsome weapons have been used to deter many border breachers that tried to bypass the checkpoints from the outside and the occasional group of fringe activists on the inside that refused to understand the necessity of these measures.

Nov 9th, 2012
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