The Red Alert, developed by the mod team of C&C Labs (makes of The Forgotten and C&C All Stars, undertakes one of the most ambitious tasks in C&C modding: to recreate and improve upon an original game. The mod, in development for Red Alert 3, is based off the original Red Alert's art and game play. Not aiming to model realism, it instead endeavors to bring the addictive heart-pounding game play of the classic to a world-class 3D engine, to bring back all of the classic units, including those from Aftermath, and to recreate the very "feel" of its art style. With The Red Alert, epic tank battles, MiG attack runs, and Cruiser strikes will be more than just fond memories — they will all be weapons in your arsenal once again! It was released on September 21, 2011 and was ranked the number one mod on Moddb.

Report article RSS Feed The Red Alert 1.1 Changelog Released--Patch Coming

After a bit of a break, some more testing, and lots and lots and lots of listening to fan feedback, we've got our first patch ready for you all to test. We are hoping to release this before the end of the year.

Posted by Blbpaws on Dec 4th, 2011

After a bit of a break, some more testing, and lots and lots and lots of listening to fan feedback, we've got our first patch almost all set. We are hoping to release this before the end of the year, hopefully before Christmas. It's been given to our great group of testers and we're hoping to make sure there are no bugs. Here's the changelog:

Quote:Music:
- Fixed bug that prevented the RA1 music after loading a level
- Added a simple dynamic music script. ( works only in skirmish games with AI )

All factions:
- Increased Wall health from 200 to 300
- Set infantry shroud clearing range to 300
- Set tank shroud clearing range to 400
- Set ship shroud clearing range to 400
- Set siege ( artillery, v2, missile sub, cruiser ) range to 600
- Command Centers can now repack to an MCV
- Added "Return to Refinery" button to Ore Miners
(notice that they won't resume harvesting until the player give them the correct instruction)
- Crushing infantry gives the tank a 33% Rate of fire debuff and a 10% armor debuff for 3 seconds on top of the 33% speed debuff
- Rocket Soldier weapon against ground targets no longer track targets
- Changed Rocket Soldier rocket model
- Added reload sound to all airplanes and helicopters

Allies:
- Medium tanks are less effective against infantry because of a small scatter radius
- Increased Chrono tank health from 350 to 375
- Decreased Chrono tank damage from 75 to 65
- Increased Artillery range from 240 to 300
- Artillery does less damage when it shoots farther
( damage decreases from 150 close to 90 far )
- Increaded Turret damage from 40 to 50

Soviet:
- Heavy tanks are less effective against infantry because of a small scatter radius
- Increased Mig munition from 3 to 4
- Decreased Mig damage from 60 to 55
- Grenadiers no longer clear garrisoned buildings
- Increased Grenade damamage from 50 to 55
- Decreased Spy plane Reveal range from 350 to 300
- Increased Tesla coil health from 400 to 450

Other:
- Increased max zoom from 550 to 680
- Fixed build problems for easy and medium AI
- Ore fields have more ore, but grow slower
- Added some small economy tweaks to the AI


The Red Alert has been an enormously successful project, and we're grateful for all your support. In the just over two months since the mod's release, it's been downloaded more than 30,000 times across our network of mirrors. We also appreciate your vote in the Mod of the Year contest--you can vote on our moddb profile page.

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AirborneSn1p3r
AirborneSn1p3r Dec 5 2011, 2:54am says:

you guys get my vote

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evilreflex
evilreflex Dec 5 2011, 9:11am says:

Best Mod 2011!

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AdhamS
AdhamS Dec 5 2011, 9:58am says:

You guys should aswell change the death animation for the soldiers after they get killed by a flamethrower..they should actually...BURN!!!

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Emperors_Fist
Emperors_Fist Dec 5 2011, 9:59am says:

WOOHOOO! Thx for more zooming out! Perfect mod for me now!

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Wasper
Wasper Dec 5 2011, 2:24pm says:

What about the Allied "more income" special ability (that button in the lower left)? The Allieds can use that to increase the amount of money they get from ore trucks, I think it's $17 per ore instead of $15 if you activate that (correct me if the values are wrong, don't want to start the game right now). The Soviets don't have any special abilities at all.
Is that just a forgotten relict of the stock RA3 (I must admit that I have never really played stock RA3, it's just a silly game in my opinion, TRA is how I want my RA ;)) or a feature?

PS: You guys definitely got my vote for moty!

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PurpleGaga27
PurpleGaga27 Dec 5 2011, 2:44pm says:

Some of the good changes I was looking for are here. What about the voice taunts? Infantry taunts and vehicle taunts should be separate for both factions.

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ZeroMD
ZeroMD Dec 5 2011, 3:23pm replied:

We are not able to reproduce this problem.

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