·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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Obliverator
Obliverator Mar 3 2013, 11:32pm says:

When I first discovered this mod I was like... woah this is amazing. So I decided to look it up on youtube and while I was watching it I was dowloading the mod... and finally when I played my first skirmish mission it was amazing. Remakes are starting to get really good these day :)

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Blbpaws
Blbpaws Mar 7 2013, 2:54am replied:

Glad you like it!

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bubba41102
bubba41102 Mar 2 2013, 3:46pm says:

i havent played but it looks butiful

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MajorAwesome802
MajorAwesome802 Feb 15 2013, 7:28am says:

Hey, when I try to skirmish there are no teams and no maps, wtf?

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Blbpaws
Blbpaws Mar 7 2013, 2:55am replied:

It's one of EA's bugs. I think you delete the file at AppData\Roaming\Red Alert 3\Profiles\<yourProfile>\Skirmish but back it up first to be sure.

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redguy376
redguy376 Apr 21 2013, 2:45pm replied:

I just started a new profile...

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stalkerforever
stalkerforever Feb 13 2013, 12:46am says:

Hi everyone, can you tell me where the vehicle shps are in Red Alert? i searched in expand.mix, expand2.mix, hires1.mix, hires.mix, local.mix lores1.mix and lores.mix but didn't find them, just the infantry shps and expansion units.

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nodfan64
nodfan64 Jan 31 2013, 11:54am says:

Wow so RA3 could support multiple factions. I would definitly like to see someone make a multi faction mod of RA3.

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PredatorFett
PredatorFett Jan 24 2013, 1:26pm says:

Anything that can help me with the annoying as hell control scheme is greatly appreciated.

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aguiadourada
aguiadourada Jan 6 2013, 6:55pm says:

shows that he has regular updates of various files are unknown to the mod!

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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…

Sep 22 2011, 12:26pm by Igncom1

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