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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RS|Robert
RS|Robert Nov 29 2012, 6:49am says:

Looks fancy!

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Comr4de Author
Comr4de Nov 29 2012, 6:51am says:

In b4 "Are they prism towers?"

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Rikuo
Rikuo Nov 29 2012, 7:47am replied:

i agree with you Comr4de...
it does look like prism towers...
ROTR never fails to bring flashbacks of my childhood...

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eil
eil Nov 29 2012, 7:47am replied:

well they look too same to not think so at first.)

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Guest
Guest Nov 29 2012, 8:12am says:

based on the description and that of the communications array, I imagine you would link these things up in a line towards the front or across the battlefield and any that are within line of sight to enemy troops or battles going on will generate funds based on the number of these towers present.

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Erick_Auron
Erick_Auron Nov 29 2012, 9:23am says:

guest, i think its simpler than that, they just nmake money as long as the main building is intact.

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Guest
Guest Nov 29 2012, 10:08am says:

Perhaps but it would be cool if they could incorporate the need to expand them out towards enemy positions like it says in the lore description. Something like Mideast Crisis' cameras that net money based on the targets are in view or something like that. Not sure how much of this is possible in the Zero hour engine.

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Mernom
Mernom Nov 29 2012, 10:18am says:

simple.they have a weapon that doing no dmg and when it shoots you get $$$.

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper Nov 29 2012, 11:30am says:

These might be hard to protect since all the other sides have some what protected and secured secondary resource generation...however it does fit perfectly along with others^^...I specially love the concept of such a thing....however would these need power to generate funds? '-'

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Alguien
Alguien Nov 29 2012, 1:23pm replied:

Since when USA has something to protect they secondary resource generation? :P

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Nuttah
Nuttah Nov 29 2012, 4:46pm replied:

Pretty sure theirs is the heaviest in raw income, though.
Well, when it actually arrives, anyway.

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper Nov 29 2012, 5:24pm replied:

indeed...and when it arrives..even if you destroy the drop zone...you still get the supplies xP...

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper Nov 29 2012, 5:23pm replied:

USA gets a very large income from each building...and does their supply drop zone work without power aswell? O_o...

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waldo101
waldo101 Nov 29 2012, 12:09pm says:

Nice good to see ECA being as unique as ever.

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DanielKeller
DanielKeller Nov 29 2012, 12:33pm says:

<lame joke>I'm hoping those weren't donated by British Telecom... </lame joke>

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dark_general
dark_general Nov 30 2012, 8:26pm says:

So that tower across the street...

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pixel00
pixel00 Dec 1 2012, 10:11pm says:

hmm i think that the telecom relay will give the power on this guys.. hehe :)

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Aviation2001
Aviation2001 Jan 6 2013, 2:24pm says:

I actually thought those were the defence from RA2 and therefore, I built them in my defense position

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When the Russian advance into France began to stall and the frontline degenerated into a vicious back-and-forth between the two warring factions in the bitter winter of 2047, many European soldiers reported a new phenomenon: Whenever they recaptured a front sector - even if it was only for a few hours or days until the next counter-attack dislodged them - they noticed that the Russians had done their utmost to dismantle any bit of valuable technology they got a hold of before their positions fell. From the pressure-sensitive plates that had been installed on many motor ways in order to generate electricity to the intricate network of fibre-glass cables that formed the backbone of all continental telecommunications, many of these items later reappeared in Russian cities. Ironically dubbed the 'snatched earth' doctrine, this tactic nevertheless had the same effect as a classic 'scorched earth' operation, for even though the assets were not destroyed per-se, they still became unusable for the Europeans. In order to restore the vital telecommunications capacities in liberated areas, ECA technicians began to install these Telecom Towers which process additional data traffic, thus generating extra funds in conjunction with the Telecom Relay. It is advised that additional Towers can only be constructed as long as the Relay is intact.

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