·The: definite article. before a consonant; before a vowel or video game mod.
    1: Denote particular, specified persons or things.
    2: Indicates uniqueness or individuality.
    3: Used before a noun, and generally stressed, to emphasize one of a group or type as the most outstanding or prominent.

·The Red Alert: The original, the only, the true; The Red Alert.

The Red Alert, under development by the mod team of C&C Labs, 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 and critically acclaimed on other sites, with GameSpy calling it "A Command and Conquer fan's dream come true."

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More than eighteen months after its release, The Red Alert mod is still alive and kicking, and more than 17 years after release, the classic Red Alert 1 game is fresher than ever. Whether you played the original game, are just a fan of the mod, or are new entirely, this release has something for you, with a host of gameplay enhancements, AI improvements, and bug fixes. In particular, we'd like to thank ZeroMD for doing so much to make it possible.

It's available in two versions: a patch and a complete download. Head over to the downloads page or take a look at the mod's trailer.


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The Red Alert 1.2 Full Version

The Red Alert 1.2 Full Version

Mar 31, 2013 Full Version 15 comments

The full version of "The Red Alert\" 1.2. Includes a number of bug fixes and gameplay enhancements. The mod brings the classic original Red Alert to the...

The Red Alert 1.2 Patch

The Red Alert 1.2 Patch

Mar 31, 2013 Patch 2 comments

A patch to version 1.2 of the critically-acclaimed "The Red Alert," a mod that brings an RTS classic to the beauty of the 3D world.

The Red Alert v1.1 Full Version

The Red Alert v1.1 Full Version

Dec 17, 2011 Full Version 15 comments

The full version, including the 1.1 patch, for the critically-acclaimed mod, The Red Alert. It has numerous bug fixes, AI and economy updates, and some...

The Red Alert v1.1 Patch

The Red Alert v1.1 Patch

Dec 17, 2011 Patch 0 comments

A patch for the critically-acclaimed mod, The Red Alert. It has numerous bug fixes, AI and economy updates, and some rebalancing. It includes an auto-patcher...

The Red Alert: Box Art

The Red Alert: Box Art

Sep 21, 2011 Other 3 comments

For those who want some classic C&C style box art to go with the mod, here's a printable version of such by staff member Chiekku

The Red Alert Mod v1.0

The Red Alert Mod v1.0

Sep 21, 2011 Full Version 52 comments

It's time your memories were 3D! This is the full version of The Red Alert, a mod for Red Alert 3 that restores the original Red Alert title from 1996...

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Slye_Fox
Slye_Fox Sep 11 2008, 9:35pm says:

Ah, a fellow RA univerce Mod team.

If you'd like i could contact CC(CodeCat) about the ReGen stuff, I still have a beta of it.

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TheNukerITA
TheNukerITA Sep 11 2008, 4:18pm says:

This is cool. Have you considered contacting the guys behind the dead mod RA: Regeneration? They have plenty of stuff you could use, and their models were made to resemble the old RA ingame sprites too. ;)

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Tsumetai
Tsumetai Sep 11 2008, 4:26pm replied:

Indeed, in fact that mod was part of the inspiration for this one. I had requested to take up that mod after it had died, but that mod was so dead and buried, there wasn't any more contact amongst the members, and so nothing ever came of it. Their files are probably long gone by now.

Besides, I've already decided to start from scratch on this one.

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TheNukerITA
TheNukerITA Sep 11 2008, 5:06pm replied:

Ok, that's cool then.

Anyway, if it can be of any help, I managed to get to the Regeneration forums even though the link on the website is broken (this board won't let me post the link, though). Maybe if you contact ImmoMan through Revora he might tell you what happened to the files. :D

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DazJW
DazJW Sep 11 2008, 3:20pm says:

I'm glad someone is doing this, I was dreading redoing all the ICFRA graphics for RA3.

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Selleri
Selleri Sep 11 2008, 1:55pm says:

This seems AWESOME!!!

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lattimore17
lattimore17 Sep 11 2008, 1:38pm says:

i dont wanna be mean but the meduim tank is spose to be an m1a1 and the light is sorta like a patton tank

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CommieDog
CommieDog Sep 11 2008, 8:48pm replied:

Kind of strange how RA is supposed to be an alternate WWII yet the Medium Tank is "supposed" to be an M1A1 Abrams, which wasn't invented until much later.

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Tsumetai
Tsumetai Sep 11 2008, 2:34pm replied:

The models are based on the in game sprites in order to best recreate the artistic feel of the game itself. Models will not be based on real-life counterparts.

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lordrevangr
lordrevangr Sep 11 2008, 8:37am says:

cool idea mates maybe you could add some c&c generals units because that was cool also....

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Highest Rated (15 agree) 7/10

Alright, so I had at a it a bit, and here's my tentative opinion. First of all, the number one thing hurting this mod is lack of coherency. When I started a game on Pier Pressure, I had my large, smooth-looking conyard right next to an original RA3 structure. It was extremely jarring. Second, many units feel underdesigned and bland. I'm going to have to stick to my opinion from the first video (http://www.moddb.com/mods/the-red-alert/videos/the-red-alert-gameplay-trailer#imagebox) that the visuals…

Sep 21 2011, 11:24am by open_sketchbook

Lowest Rated (3 agree) 5/10

Before i begin im firstly gunna have to say that my grade of 5 is due to the fact that i have feelings about this mood that are both good and bad, and in my book you round up from 5 :) Good points * Red Alert, just like how i remember it. * The use of modern feature like garrisons and tech structures * The ore mine (I like both node and mine btw) * old icons for units * The use of the nations for the diffrent bonuses (Like England and Ukrane) Bad points :( * Red Alert balancing factor. (the game…

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