Twisted Insurrection is a standalone game based on a heavily modified Tiberian Sun engine. The game features a completely new in-depth storyline which puts you in an alternate timeline where the Brotherhood of Nod were victorious during the first Tiberian War rather than GDI. Do you have what it takes to drag the shattered Global Defense Initiative out of ruin? Or will you crush all who oppose the will of Kane and his Inner Circle? The choice is yours commander.
Straight out of ErastusMercy's war machine workshop: The new and improved GDI Railgun Platform (formerly the Railgun Tank).
Before the second Tiberium War, railguns were heavily researched by GloboTech as means to defend from the ever-increasing meteor storms that threatened densely populated areas. The railguns were designed to shatter the meteors while in higher atmosphere; their fragments would be small enough to disintegrate before reaching the ground.
When the war broke loose between the two superpowers, GDI immediately saw the potential in these destructive weapons. They commissioned GloboTech to produce a single prototype which, unfortunately, was discovered and captured by Nod when they raided a GloboTech research facility. Owing to the heroic actions of a GDI Commando squad, the facility was liberated and the prototype secured.
GDI continued to further improve the design in their own R&D facilities, and eventually the Railgun Platform was finished, albeit it entered the battlefields late to the war. This heavy, dual-purpose vehicle can engage both air and ground targets with devastating accuracy. The weapon is designed to utilize kinetic energy rather than explosive rounds, making it effective against heavy armor but poor against small targets like infantry. However, it must deploy in order to target air units. This position makes the vehicle most vulnerable, so a company of Railgun Platforms or other ground units is recommended to defend the deployed platforms.
Requires: War Factory, Technology Center
Primary Weapon: Anti-Armour Railgun
Secondary Weapon: Anti-Aircraft Railgun
Purpose: Anti-Armour, Anti-Structure
Tech Level: 7