EA provide free download of red alert 1 for pc

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Gaius Baltar, Sep 1, 2008.

  1. Gaius Baltar

    Gaius Baltar Commander Red Shirt

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    Just found this online. To celebrate 13 years of command and conquer EA are allowing people to download ISO images of the original red alert game for the pc for free. This is the updated version which came on the command and conquer first decade pack so is fully windows xp compatible.

    The game is quite old but still worth a play. The total size of the files is 1GB and not sure how long EA will allow people to download.


    http://www.ea.com/redalert/news-detail.jsp?id=62
     
  2. Shurik

    Shurik Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Looks like it's not available anymore ...
     
  3. Arrqh

    Arrqh Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I still see it on that page, just scroll down to the bottom...
     
  4. Gary Mitchell

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    [LEFT]Thanks Gaius Baltar :techman:
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  5. Lindley

    Lindley Moderator with a Soul Moderator

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    I used to totally rock this game in multiplayer.

    10 War Factories.....let's see you defeat about 300 medium tanks....
     
  6. apostle83

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    Jenny McCarthy is in Red Alert 3? Whaaaat?!
     
  7. Haggis and tatties

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    OMG!!!!OMG!!!OMG!!!...Did you see the trailer on the site, did you see all the stars in the game, its even got Sulu in it......When did this happen.:eek:
     
  8. GMac

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    Ahh, the ol' tank rush tactic :D About as subtle as a brick through your living room window, but quite lethal. Used to have fun playing that......

    GM
     
  9. Samurai8472

    Samurai8472 Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It's enough to rival a Scifi saturday movie ;)
     
  10. Rii

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    Incompatible with Vista. I always knew this day would come. :lol:

    Oh well, it looks like I'm stuck with the RA3 beta.
     
  11. Kaijufan

    Kaijufan Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Do you need both disks?
    Edit: Never mind, I see Baltar says the total size is 1 GB.
     
  12. bigdaddy

    bigdaddy Vice Admiral Admiral

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    It would be great if the fucking directions I fucking followed fucking made the fucknig game fucking work.

    I fucking hate fucking EA.
     
  13. Rii

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    You should return it for a refund.
     
  14. Rincewiend

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    Right click icon, compatbility mode?!?
     
  15. bigdaddy

    bigdaddy Vice Admiral Admiral

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    :guffaw:

    I should send EA an email saying their directions are bullshit and they should send me all the C&Cs for free. I wasted probably an hour trying to install the bullshit and it will never work.
     
  16. Mr Light

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    Much fun as that would be for retro's sake, dial-up and one gig of data don't mesh together so well :D
     
  17. Lindley

    Lindley Moderator with a Soul Moderator

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    Not so retro. I mean, it was a contemporary of StarCraft, and that's still around.