Hello everyone! First of all, I'm back, alive. I had a really hard time with some real-life issues related to my university. I had to finish several complicated tasks in a very, very tight schedule in order to be able to continue my doctorate, and I've survived all the fire. I still couldn't believe how I could cover the Tiberian Sun Anniversary event that happened last month. Anyway, talking about Anniversary events, the people who organized the Tiberian Sun event had fun doing it and decided to keep the fun coming with Generals: Zero Hour anniversary. Technically, Zero Hour's 18th anniversary is tomorrow. But the whole event has started a couple of minutes ago and will continue until September 26th. Here's the schedule, click on it for a readable image:








And there is a nice opening video here:






And the Shockwave streaming that already started here:






And that's all for now! We'll have more news soon, include the ones not related to Anniversaries.

Tiger Yan has released an expansion pack for The Nam: Vietnam Combat Operations mod called Tour of Duty, in order to celebrate the first year after The Nam's public release. The Nam is a modification of Tiberian Sun that brings the player back to the Vietnam War. Among the many factions present in the mod are the Vietcong, North Vietnamese, Khmer Rouge, Pathet Lao, Americans, Koreans, Pinoys, and Chinese.







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The Tour of Duty DLC now gives players a greatly enhanced version of the original game plus all-new maps, units, and music tracks (no installation needed so it's completely safe to download). Aside from infantry and armor combat, the RTS now features naval warfare and vicious dogfights between American and Vietnamese planes!




New units include the fearsome AC-47 'Spooky' gunship, the M-163 Vulcan (a tank built around a huge Gatling gun), the Vietnamese K-63 amphibious APC, MI-8 helicopter, mobile SA-2 launchers, sneaky Vietcong infiltrators, senior officers, river sampans, gunboats, support craft, and even armored naval monitors. Defend the nightmarish Do Lung Bridge (featured in the movie Apocalypse Now) and penetrate the mysterious waterways of the Mekong Delta with your gunboats. Wage an air war over North Vietnam, defended by MIG interceptors and batteries of cannon and SAM missiles. Liberate or destroy villages and launch ambushes from hidden jungle bases. Whatever Vietnam War scenario you've always wanted to recreate, you'll find it here.






You can follow the instructions here to download the latest version of The Nam with the Wider War and Tour of Duty expansion packs included.

Fading Dusk livestream will start soon!
August 29, 2021 - 10:55
Hello again! Today is the last day of the Tiberian Sun 22nd Anniversary celebration and today's event is related to Fading Dusk.



It is a Tiberian Sun modification that brings GDI, Nod and the Forgotten to the battlefield, among many other interesting features, new units, graphics, etc.








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TS anniversary event - TS turned 22 years old this week! Join us on Danku's stream @ 12:00 (midday) to get a glimpse of some alpha gameplay footage from Fading Dusk, as well as a Q&A session with the main developers (askhati & Tiberius)


You can check Dannyu Danku's channel here HERE.


Also, following the Tiberian Sun 22nd Anniversary calendar, here's the full list of events:

12:00 to 13:00 GMT - Livestream
14:00 to 15:00 GMT - Live Q&A
16:00 to 17:00 GMT - Live Q&A - quiz show


For more information, visit Fading Dusk's channel at C&C Mod Haven. Have fun!

Today is Tiberian Odyssey day!
August 28, 2021 - 15:30
Hello everyone! Yesterday was the 22nd anniversary of the game Tiberian Sun and, yea, a little bit late happy birthday to Tiberian Sun! I hope that this event motivates EA to do what everyone expects them to do: a remastered version or a remake of Tiberian Sun and Red Alert 2, but while that doesn't happen, let's move on with the rest of the event because it is not over.

Over the next few hours, the Tiberian Odyssey's event starts. Here are the details:




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Theres some exciting action planned tonight as part of the Tiberian Odyssey evening (as part of the 22nd Tiberian Sun Anniversary celebrations)!


- Orac will be leading the charge demoing and going through the current state of Tiberian Odyssey @ 6 GMT https://www.twitch.tv/mn_orac
- Lunak, MarkJFox and Danku will be streaming some multiplayer during the evening (around 7.30GMT onwards) https://multistre.am/mn_orac/lunak89/markjfox/dannydanku/layout11/
- After MP games Orac will be joined by TeamBlack for some Bob Ross style Asset Creation! https://www.twitch.tv/mn_orac

To keep updated with Tiberian Odyssey checkout these links:
- moddb: https://www.moddb.com/mods/cc-tiberian-odyssey
- Tiberian Odyssey Discord: https://discord.com/invite/tqdrr75
- Tiberian Odyssey Project Perfect Mod Forum: http://www.ppmsite.com/forum/index.php?f=178
- Tiberian Odyssey Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TiberianOdyssey






For those wondering what kind of content was released for the vanilla Tiberian Sun yesterday, we do spotlight these two videos:





Interview with Vipeness, who was a trainee at the Q&A from Westwood for Tiberian Sun.





C&C Family Feud with MarkJFox


That's all for now and happy event!

Hello everyone! The Tiberian Sun 22nd Anniversary celebration continues but, before we move forward, let's catch a piece of important news that happened during Twisted Insurrection's event: the release of Twisted Insurrection 0.9!



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Version 0.9 is out! This major update comes with a wholly revised multiplayer, with up to 6 playable multiplayer factions and over 1,200 additions, fixes, and changes. Many single-player missions have received tweaks and twists too.

How to update? Simply launch your TI client, and it will prompt you with an update.

Head to the TI Anniversary Livestream below where I will go through some of the main changes and show off some fresh new gameplay.


So, that's all? No, you can view all the details on the video below:






If you have Twisted Insurrection, open the game client and update it from there. If you don't have it, download Twisted Insurrection 0.8, install it. Then open the game client and update it.



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Now we can move forward to the next event: Tiberian Genesis. Today's mod showcase will be Tiberian Genesis, which is a modification for Arma 3, a multiplayer first-person shooter game. Tiberian Genesis brings the Tiberian Sun settings to it, allowing you to play as GDI and Nod soldiers at the Second Tiberium War.

The event will happen at Tiberian Genesis Discord Channel.


12:00 to 13:00 GMT: Project Presentation and Q&A via Discord
13:00 to 14:00 GMT: Showcase with Pictures
14:00 to 15:00 GMT: Showcase with Videos
15:00 to 18:00 GMT: Q&A via Discord
18:00 to 19:00 GMT: Suggestions, ideas and feedback





And that's all for now!

Today is Twisted Insurrection's day!
August 25, 2021 - 05:02
Hello again! The Tiberian Sun 22nd Anniversary continues after a day covering Tiberium Resurrection and, today, we'll see a lot of content about Twisted Insurrection! One of the top mods hosted here, Twisted Insurrection is a Tiberian Sun modification that brings the following scenario: what if Nod won the First Tiberium War in Tiberian Dawn? It features GDI, Nod, and even the mischievous Globotech, amazing graphics, and music (including a new soundtrack from Frank Klepacki himself), among many, many things.






Ok, but how will the event work? That's the one million dollars question of the day... but no, that ain't come from my pocket! I could not find out an official announcement from the TI team explaining the whole thing. What do I know comes from this picture and that one of the TI staff members confirmed at the TI Discord Channel that the event starts at 12:00 CEST, which matches the time mentioned on that picture.

So, following the information that we have so far, here's the deal:


Twisted Insurrection event: 25/08/2021

- 12:00 to 14:00 CEST - Welcome & Casual Games
- 14:00 to 15:00 CEST - Art Contest with Public
- 15:00 to 16:00 CEST - Pretty Bases & Environment Contest
- 16:00 to 17:00 CEST - Live Quesitons & Answers
- 17:00 to 20:00 CEST - Casual Games
- 20:00 to 21:00 CEST - Developer Stream
- 21:00 CEST - Conclusion



For those wondering where to go to participate in this event, I highly recommend trying the Twisted Insurrection Discord Channel. If it is not there, you'll certainly find answers there. It's not clear to me which streamers will stream the Developer Stream.

Regarding the contests, if you are interested to participate, you should work on your submission as fast as possible, because, during the hour of these events, they will only analyze what was submitted on their Discord Channel -> fan creations.


Update: You can watch it live here.

Allies Revenge 2 port for CnCNet
August 24, 2021 - 23:25
ToasterC has posted a port of AR2 for CnCNet today.

AR2, also known as Allies Revenge 2, is a mod that was developed by the good people from Derelict Studios (like Chrono, Godwin, etc) for Yuri's Revenge. The last version, 5.0, was released a very.... very long time ago, like 17 years ago, back when people played mods on XWIS. The mod was abandoned. Its official site no longer exists, although the forums still exist but nobody posts there for a while. So, ToastersC job is an AR2 fan work like few others. But this one is definitely more promising since CnCNet support adds more than just the ability to play it at CnCNet. He has uploaded it here. Here's the official (fan) announcement:


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It's been 17 years since the last public release of AR2. That's...a long time. So I'm happy to say that you can now download the AR2 5.0 CnCNet/Ares port!


AR2 5.0 CNCNet/Ares Port




The gameplay experience of the original AR2 is almost completely untouched. The Genesis specialize in hovercraft, aerial units, and aura-based technology that allows them both to construct robotic soldiers and to heal their units rapidly. The Nemesis, on the other hand, are more of a brute force sledgehammer with powerful economic and vehicular capabilities. Both sides make use of the powerful alien substance Vinifera to power their war efforts, although Nemesis has taken the lead in Vinifera-based technologies.

There are a total of twelve skirmish maps in 5.0, each of which offers a pretty unique experience. You'll quickly learn that the AR2 team enjoyed adding extra 'twists' to multiplayer maps.

Most of the changes in the port revolve around integrating AR2 with the CnCNet client for online multiplayer, and with Ares to enable a few quality of life improvements/bugfixes. The internal errors that used to plague AR2 have been resolved as part of this port. As a small bonus, the manual has also been extensively re-edited to fix grammar, update gameplay information, and reflect the current status of the mod -- it is an excellent guide for anyone just starting out with AR2's gameplay.



For another showcase of AR2 gameplay, you can also check out last week's AR2 multiplayer stream.

Now that the port is out -- what does the future hold? I've enjoyed working on this enough and people have shown enough interest that I think it is worth continuing to develop AR2. That means there will be another release coming in the future, this time focused on making improvements and additions to AR2 content -- though this original version will always be available for download.



While I have many ambitions for the future of AR2, I aim to stay true to the original design intent of the mod as I understand it, based on collated information from old staff discussions. I'll also need help.



If you have art or mapping skills, or pretty much want to contribute to AR2 development in any capacity, please feel free to reach out. The more of a team that can be put together, the closer we can come to realizing an improved execution of AR2's original vision.



One final note -- you can now talk to other players and arrange games on the new AR2 Discord server. Until next time -- stay tuned for more details!






You can download it at ModDB. Have fun!

Tiberium Resurrection event today!
August 24, 2021 - 07:35
Hello everyone! The Tiberian Sun 22nd Anniversary celebration continues and after Tiberian Sun: Rising's event, today is the day for Tiberium Resurrection. According to their Discord Channel, it's gonna be big. Here's what they say:

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[Tiberium Resurrection]
       >24. 8. 2021<

12am-2pm CEST
  TR Campaign Discord stream
   - the Prologue playthrough
   - Propaganda Forecast playthrough
   - Q&A (post questions here)
   - dev-talk

7-8:00pm CEST
  Tiberium Resurrection 5.1 release
   - smaller update dedicated to the event to freshen the experience
   - more info soon™?

8-9:30pm CEST
  Multiplayer matches / Game night
   - multiplayer matches with devs
   - option to chat + speak with us directly
   - FFA or team games, depends on interest

9:30-11pm CEST
  TR Staffers MP match
   - 7p FFA game, last dev standing
   - streamed and narrated by MarkJFox



The first event should be starting less than 3 hours from the time I'm posting, since the times above are in UTC+2. Most events should be featured at Tiberium Resurrection Discord Channel, except for the staffer's MP match, which is at MarkJFox's Twitch Channel.

If you wanna know more about this mod, this video from Danny Danku seems to be quite complete, perhaps overkill, about it.








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Regarding Tiberian Sun: Rising, Assassin has shared some quick videos about some of the features of the mod that were broadcasted at yesterday's event. You'll see stuff about Cyborg Commando, Dropship Bay, Auto gates, and Firestorm Defense, the Tiberium Ecosystem, new multiplayer maps and new musics. Check it out:































And if you fall in love for his mod, check also the videos of yesterday's event:














And that's all for now! Have fun!