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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Solaire
Solaire Oct 8 2013, 2:14pm says:

Awesome. Nice to see those guys in RoTR.

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ubermensche
ubermensche Oct 8 2013, 2:25pm says:

So the US is still using the good ol' M16, eh?

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ArsenalSPT
ArsenalSPT Oct 8 2013, 7:03pm replied:

Hey, it refuses to retire.

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sting2death
sting2death Oct 9 2013, 3:22am replied:

Same as the AK

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murauder
murauder Oct 8 2013, 9:10pm replied:

It still works and it's more reliable than it used to.

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Nuttah
Nuttah Oct 9 2013, 7:59am replied:

It is a decent enough weapon, assuming you take care of it right.
Even if it's not as forgiving as the AK when it comes to half assing it.

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V.Metalic
V.Metalic Oct 8 2013, 2:31pm says:

These guys will rock! :D They finally make their appearance in the game.

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bsnighteye
bsnighteye Oct 8 2013, 2:38pm says:

How about including guys with these emblems? Spetsnaz GRU...
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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Oct 8 2013, 2:48pm replied:

Consider the scale and texture resolution of infantry units in this game. Putting shoulder patches on them would be as excessive as it would be pointess. Rest assured though that General Orlov will have exclusive access to plenty of Spetsnaz-related units.

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bsnighteye
bsnighteye Oct 8 2013, 3:22pm replied:

Emblems are not important. Real SF units do not wear them in combat, anyway. Well, these patches can be used for icons of support special powers. I'm staying tuned for updates.

For putting Russian SF units in the game - my personal "Thank you!".

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa Oct 8 2013, 8:56pm says:

Green Berets, 'eh?
Why do I suddenly hear Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Fortunate Son"...

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St4lk3r
St4lk3r Oct 9 2013, 2:39am says:

Very nice.

Isn't that M16A5 a bit huge though?

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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Oct 9 2013, 3:09am replied:

^ Makes it look more beefy and badass

Due to the low-poly nature of the in-game models, firearms have to be depicted in larger, more abstract shapes in order to remain recognisable. It's better to give them weapon models that look a bit bigger than having them run around with puny little sticks.

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libbmaster
libbmaster Nov 16 2013, 9:34am replied:

Just like vanilla generals rangers? lol :D

BTW, I noticed that the rangers have more nubs on their "puny little sticks". What weapon were you trying to give them? Or was it just for variety?

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ThePotatoGiant
ThePotatoGiant Oct 9 2013, 7:24am says:

Will the Green Berets serve as an exclusive unit in 2.0 for General Thorn or will it just have the same use as of 1.85?
Btw it looks awesome. Can't wait to get my hands on these bad boys. :D

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Comr4de Creator
Comr4de Oct 9 2013, 5:27pm replied:

These fellas will eventually replace General Thorn's Rangers as standard infantry. we're just giving you all a freebie this time by granting Thorn unit's into 1.85.

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APB_ICE
APB_ICE Oct 9 2013, 12:24pm says:

I'll greatly miss being able to paradrop Rangers, but these guys are awesome! :D

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Cherno.Alpha
Cherno.Alpha Oct 21 2013, 12:34am says:

Made me wonder, will Orlov's SpecOp guys be carrying an AKS-74u or do you have other boomsticks in mind?

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theonewhonevergivesa
theonewhonevergivesa Oct 25 2013, 7:50am replied:

Hope for AN-94 'cos it's sexy and has awesome firing sounds.
Or AS Val 'cause it's even more awesome.

But devs know better.

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ΠΕΖΟΝΑΥΤΗΣ
ΠΕΖΟΝΑΥΤΗΣ Oct 22 2013, 3:30pm says:

Great but if the M-16 get a litle scale down

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sgtwolf00
sgtwolf00 Feb 25 2014, 10:47pm replied:

Agreed.

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AlifPR
AlifPR Nov 15 2014, 9:11pm says:

Are the Green Berret stealth unit?

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Founded in 1952 as the original special forces of the United States Army, the Green Berets have taken part in covert operations around the entire globe. Highly proficient in the use of the enhanced M16A5 assault rifle, these elite warriors strike fear into the heart of every infantry man faced with the prospect of fighting them and they can use their underbarrel grenade launchers to fire powerful 40mm high-explosive/fragmentation grenades to obliterate footsoldiers and lighly armoured vehicles with ease. The Green Berets performed excellently during the Global War On Terror and after the US' entry into the Russo-European War, General Francis Thorn, himself a veteran of the Army's 1st Special Forces Group, has requisitioned a large contingent of these excellent soldiers to spread fear and chaos behind the Russian lines in support of ECA resistance groups. As of the upcoming Version 1.85, Green Berets will replace the Rangers that are currently delivered by the American Paradrop General Power.

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