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 Oct 8 2013 says:

Awesome. Nice to see those guys in RoTR.

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ubermensche Oct 8 2013 says:

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

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ArsenalSPT Oct 8 2013 replied:

Hey, it refuses to retire.

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sting2death Oct 9 2013 replied:

Same as the AK

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murauder Oct 8 2013 replied:

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

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Nuttah Oct 9 2013 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 Oct 8 2013 says:

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

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alexeistukov87 Oct 8 2013 says:

How about including guys with these emblems? Spetsnaz GRU...

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MARS2588 Oct 8 2013 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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alexeistukov87 Oct 8 2013 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 Oct 8 2013 says:

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

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St4lk3r Oct 9 2013 says:

Very nice.

Isn't that M16A5 a bit huge though?

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MARS2588 Creator
MARS2588 Oct 9 2013 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 Nov 16 2013 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 Oct 9 2013 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 Oct 9 2013 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 Oct 9 2013 says:

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

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Cherno.Alpha Oct 21 2013 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 Oct 25 2013 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 Oct 22 2013 says:

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

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AlifPR Nov 15 2014 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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