Rise of the Reds – or ROTR for short – improves upon the C&C Generals formula while also adding its own distinct elements to it. Most notably, the mod adds two completely new factions, the tank-heavy Russian Federation and the defence-oriented European Continental Alliance. In addition, the three original factions China, USA and GLA have been greatly expanded and redesigned in a variety of ways, with several new units, buildings, powers and abilities to explore and combine in your in-game tactics.

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Hello Reds fans! It's been a while since our last update but the wait is finally over: The new version is here!

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Hello Reds fans!
It's been a while since our last update but the wait is finally over: The new version is here!
Now, I could blabber on about some random stuff but I don't think that's something you guys care much about anyway, so let's head on to the features list right away:

Version 1.72 includes a wide range of new additions such as...

- Elite Navy SEAL frogmen, Guided Howitzers, mobile Field Hospitals and high-tech WASP Hives for the USA
- Heavily armed Mil Mi-40 Hunchback gunships and Sentinel Arena systems for the Russian Federation
- Covert GPS Scrambler Stations, fast Mortar Buggies and lethal Gazelle Toxin Sprayers for the GLA
- Zealous Volunteer Squads, fiery Pyro Technicians and powerful Nukeneer artillerymen for China
- Various model updates, including new strategic air assets for China and the unparalleled AC-17 for the USA
- A slight revision to the tech tier system that should allow for more tactical variety in the early game phase
- The Limit Superweapons option has been replaced with a more practical No Superweapons option
- Several bug fixes and balance changes (such as for the nigh-infamous GLA Grad)
- Completely revamped AI settings for an even greater challenge
- Various new and improved sound and special effects
- Additional Download - A map pack including over 120+ new maps

We also have new techtree posters for all existing factions available for you guys. You can grab the high-res versions of these from our download page.


Also, while all of you are waiting for the download to finish, you can check out the final 1.72 changelog here

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OpposingFarce
OpposingFarce

When can we expect challenge mode back? I'd really love to play Vanilla Russia against all the generals. I don't need a new challenge mode, just the old one with no-general Russia is all.

If I wanted to reactivate this what tools could I use?

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ubermensche
ubermensche

2.0 is gonna feature challenges with all Russian and ECA generals.

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GJK21
GJK21

do you have a Story mode for a campaign in 2.0 ?? and if there is a campaign will it be as you formerly said (like on a huge world map and yo work on invading territory by territory? )

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yavuztezcan
yavuztezcan

Thank you!

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blu_magic101
blu_magic101

is it me, or is the pathing for the units a bit to slow? what i mean by this is that, sometimes, when i order a unit to move somewhere, it literally just stays there

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Dutchygamer
Dutchygamer

So you changed the Limit Superweapons into a No Superweapons option? I like!

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Generalcube
Generalcube

That feature is what I have been waiting to have in generals mods! :D

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lawnm0wer
lawnm0wer

doesnt any one think that it would be great if both of those options were available

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Zeke_Dlyoung
Zeke_Dlyoung

Sadly, not codeable.

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper

Hunchback is weak xP....

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lawnm0wer
lawnm0wer

agree but the HIND is the big guns which originally was meant to be a gunship but the design had some left over of about 6 troops (compact) the hunchback should have

1:either more space for CANNON FODDER conscripts etc.
OR
2:Buff main gun and change the bomb drop ability to as weapon toggle

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper

Well I was thinking making the Hunchback an Assault transport with a bunker and auto cannon but that would be like making an Assault Chinook of USA or Helix of China...however the Thermo Bombs are heavily effective against medium to light units so...I'll take back what I said ^^...and the range of the Auto cannon is also a very big advantage...However the Hunchback should have something unique about it...I mean infantry transport is too common...

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lawnm0wer
lawnm0wer

true dat :D

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Dutchygamer
Dutchygamer

Great release guys, it has crashed 2 out of 3 games already. You sure you didn't overdid it and broke the poor engine? =P I say this because it seems to die when there's a whole lot of action going on on the screen, and maybe combined with the new AI the engine can't keep up.

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Machine-Reaper
Machine-Reaper

actually this happens on Weak processors...I have mine always crashing...But I tried on a Core 2 Duo and it works fine...but not on Dual core or below...consider having more then 4 players will cause crash...

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Dutchygamer
Dutchygamer

I'd hardly call in i7 a weak processor =P It seems to be running fine now though (except for the slowdown due to graphics and AI pathfinding)

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dark_general
dark_general

I have a "map capacity" problem. I have A LOT of maps and not all of them are shown. How can I fix this?

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lawnm0wer
lawnm0wer

check your tab where it says official maps/unofficial maps at top of map choice menu should be there

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Zeke_Dlyoung
Zeke_Dlyoung

ZH has a custom map limit, just remove some of the maps you don't want anymore.

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Alhenn
Alhenn

A really interesting and very exciting mod! especially the new Russia forces and naval units) your new maps liked me too< Blockade Runner for example) Good luck to you all, keep working for 1.8!

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