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.

Report RSS ROTR 1.87 Update 3

Hello again ROTR fans! This week, we've got something a bit more elaborate to show you. First, I'd like to mention that we've completely revamped the GLA airforce which also includes some new additions to simplify the whole thing, to make it easier to use, and most important of all, more fun.

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Hello again ROTR fans!

This week, we've got something a bit more elaborate to show you. First, I'd like to mention that we've completely revamped the GLA airforce which also includes some new additions to simplify the whole thing, to make it easier to use, and most important of all, more fun. For one, the current Interceptor and Gazelle now have a fixed loadout that can no longer be changed, making their intended function more clearly defined. Additionally, each level of the unlock now grants you access to an extra airstrip, allowing you to construct a maximum of three at the third stage of the unlock. To make up for the fact the changes in armament, the GLA will also receive two new aircraft, the first of which is the Mi-6 Hook helicopter:


As of late, Mi-6 cargo helicopters have been sighted supporting GLA forces in several conflict zones across Africa. Codenamed the 'Hook' by NATO during the Cold War, this rugged piece of Soviet-Russian engineering was the world's largest and fastest helicopter for quite some time following its introduction back in the 1950s and despite its age, it is still a versatile heavy transport. The GLA use the Mi-6 to quickly airlift troops and materiel to the battlefield. Military intelligence agencies still speculate as to how the GLA got a hold of the the aging helicopters, with at least some of them having been traced back to corrupt elements within the armed forces of Kazakhstan, the Ukraine and a number of African countries.


Reports have indicated that the GLA have modified a number of their Mi-6 Hook airframes to serve as transport gunships similar in function to the famous Mi-24 Hind. A variety of anti-tank missiles and rockets of former Soviet and Chinese origin have been mounted on pylons under the helicopter's wings and auto cannons are mounted on each side of the fuselage near the fore. The jury-rigged conversion has a significant negative effect on the helicopter's manoeuvrability and acceleration, but its firepower is very considerable and it retains a degree of transport capability. Extreme caution is advised when encountering any of these modified helicopters.

And again, some screenshots showing our new content in-game:


The first screenshot shows a small GLA expansion where a Scorpion is being dropped off by the new Mi-6 cargo helicopter. Note that this particular version of the Hook is used purely as an uncontrollable delivery aircraft for drops.

The second screenshot shows the new Fanatics and RPG Insurgents which will be spawned from a GLA Ambush from now on instead of generic Rebels and Tunnel Defenders. The change is purely visual.

As always, we would like to remind you that there will be another stream on this Sunday:



Countdown until the stream starts


Also, in case you missed last week's stream, you can check it out here.


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Metroidman
Metroidman

nice!

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Escobar001
Escobar001

so i can assume that now we can train 3 gazelles instead of 2?

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hanfield
hanfield

You were always able to train an infinite amount of Gazelles.

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Escobar001
Escobar001

sorry i messed up the aircraft what i meant is if we can train more than 2 interceptors

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Venator1
Venator1

yes, you'll be able to build 3 airstrips which is equivalent to 6 interceptor type jets (remember there are now 2 types of interceptors with 2 fixed loadouts)

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dIUIb
dIUIb

cool

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lolfr
lolfr

i cant play this game anymore because my computer is too good and i lost my copy

but im happy to see this mod still getting updates and im really glad to see the GLA getting some proper aircraft instead of "suicide planes" all the way ... GLA need a proper air force too!!!

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TrueWOPR
TrueWOPR

go check out cncnz(dotcom they keep updating the old games (classic to generals) so that they run on modern systems; and without the CD in the drive. I wouldn't be able to run this amazing mod if not for their patch. Though if you have multiple monitors, disable the ones you won't be using. The patch disables mouse-lock sadly :(

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illegal_eagle
illegal_eagle

I was wondering what was that behemoth in the stream

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⭐LORDOFWAR
⭐LORDOFWAR

Very interesting.

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greenbooger
greenbooger

Will there ever be room for my favorite beloved plane called Su-25 Frogfoot to come back? Only thing the Russian faction is missing is a bomber for structures, every other faction has at least one type of a bomber. Maybe make it cost 3500, it would still be worth every ruble.

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Shiro~
Shiro~

No it won't. The Frogfoot turned the airfield unlock into a no-brainer, something no GP should be. GPs should always be an optional way, not a requirement or "must have". Plus the Frogfoot was a really old legacy asset we wanted to get rid of in some way. If you want to use a bomber, the Sokol is really more than sufficient at destroying ground targets.

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greenbooger
greenbooger

What about a MIG bomber? The same MIG that Boris calls in. I mean, i dont have anything against the Sokol, especially if its stealth, but any helicopter can do its job of killing incoming tanks and vehicles. Bombing a structure faster than it takes to drag 4 Mista's and/or keep them alive is not something that the Sokol can do.
Anyway, its just a thought, i understand its hard to balance everything and you have a lot of work, i can always reinstall the old version.

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Guest
Guest

Does the lags and stutters fps problem from 1.86 has been fixed in 1.87? Because they were very annoying the gameplay.

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greenbooger
greenbooger

Set the game priority to High with task manager if your computer is slow

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rex12197
rex12197

متى موعد نزول التحديث

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jugnuubilawal
jugnuubilawal

waiting
what is rlease date of that mod

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Shiro~
Shiro~

There's no release dates, it will be released when it's done.

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TrueWOPR
TrueWOPR

I will wait patiently; not good to rush perfection. :)

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jugnuubilawal
jugnuubilawal

when it's done.

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Sorceress666
Sorceress666

Looks awesome! Rise of the Reds is one of the best mods ever made for strategy genre and the never released Red Alert 4 :)

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Bellzick
Bellzick

Love this mod so far :)

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carriergroup15aks
carriergroup15aks

"Filthy Americans! Fight on the ground like men!" -GLA 2 world wars ago.

The Rangers must be laughing their sanity off now that the GLA has a (more) proper airforce... not that it's a bad thing, now to load terrorists in them for "smart bombs". i wish they actually dropped/Para/rappled infantry though(but that belongs to the crazy game/mod) XD...

Oh, and is China next?

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illegal_eagle
illegal_eagle

some one need to add this to the wikia

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uralida88
uralida88

когда уже нас порадуете?

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m9sunaya
m9sunaya

Where is download link sir . . . 1.87 Update 3

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MaelstromX103
MaelstromX103

Update is being developped. Not available yet

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TheRobertsClan
TheRobertsClan

cant wait for a new patch,its like waiting for a sequel to your favorite videogame but better. I really love what the swr team has done and wish i could donate money but sadly budget says no.anyway,keep up the amazing work.

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G-RALD
G-RALD

when you release final version of the mod??? :/

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MaelstromX103
MaelstromX103

when it's done

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Xores
Xores

I only downloaded ROTR a few months ago and I have been very impressed with it so far. The Russian units are badass, especially the Sentinel tank and they have a great balance with the heavy tanks and anti air units like the Tunguska and the heavier grumble.

One thing I've noticed from the AI during skirmishes is that when the Computer plays as Russia they continue to build as many defences as possible and completely neglect their power requirements so eventually the entire base is unpowered. Also the AI's seem to keep building Supply depots even when all the supplies have dried up. I don't know if its possible to sort these minor issues but it would improve the gameplay quite a bit.

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Medosha+
Medosha+

how can i download the Updates i have 1.86 ??! Help Please

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Zeus93
Zeus93

anyone can answer me how i can download this update ???
HELPPPP !!

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ETRerdi
ETRerdi

i installed but i need a cd key when i pree singleplayer and skirmis play please help

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toto1991
toto1991

wow i love GLA army so fun game

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Lastiq
Lastiq

Hello, where can I download the latest version ROTR?

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adik12
adik12

suos

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