History VideoGame / CommandAndConquerRedAlert3

21st Jul '16 12:47:42 AM Ripburger
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: The Soviets are up to their old back-stabbing ways. But then again, why mess with perfection? Cherdenko, like his predecessor (Romanov), declares war on the Allies, but changes his tune when he suddenly needs their help. Dasha is the same character as Zofia, more or less. Gen. Nikolai takes credit for all the player's successes and chafes under his Premier's command, just like Gen. Vladimir.

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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: The Soviets are up to their old back-stabbing ways. But then again, why mess with perfection? Cherdenko, like his predecessor (Romanov), declares war on the Allies, but changes his tune when he suddenly needs their help. Dasha is the same character as Zofia, more or less. Gen. Nikolai Krukov takes credit for all the player's successes and chafes under his Premier's command, just like Gen. Vladimir.
21st Jul '16 12:45:48 AM Ripburger
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* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: The Soviets are up to their old back-stabbing ways. But then again, why mess with perfection? Cherdenko, like his predecessor (Romanov), declares war on the Allies, but changes his tune when he suddenly needs their help. Dasha is the same character as Zofia, more or less. Gen. Nikolai takes credit for all the player's successes and chafes under his Premier's command, just like Gen. Vladimir.
9th Jul '16 11:01:09 AM Morgenthaler
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* CapitalOffensive: Happens in the Allied mission "Forever Sets the Sun", where Allied forces attack Tokyo and destroy the Imperial military, killing or capturing most of their leadership. Also in the Imperial mission "Crumble Kremlin Crumble" which is the Empire of the Rising Sun's invasion of Moscow.
23rd Jun '16 6:22:43 PM nombretomado
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* SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness: ''Waaaay'' on the silly end. [[LaserBlade Beam Katanas]]? [[BearsAreBadNews Bears]]? ''TimCurry''?. The Yuriko and Soviet campaigns in ''Uprising'' are more on the serious side.

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* SlidingScaleOfSillinessVersusSeriousness: ''Waaaay'' on the silly end. [[LaserBlade Beam Katanas]]? [[BearsAreBadNews Bears]]? ''TimCurry''?.''Creator/TimCurry''?. The Yuriko and Soviet campaigns in ''Uprising'' are more on the serious side.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: What can you expect of TimCurry?

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: What can you expect of TimCurry?Creator/TimCurry?
17th May '16 3:36:31 AM Doug86
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** J.K. Simmons claims in an interview that President Ackerman has "facets of GeorgeCScott in DrStrangelove"; a "little bit of BarryGoldwater" and "at least a tiny bit of [[UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush Dubya]] creeping in there."

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** J.K. Simmons claims in an interview that President Ackerman has "facets of GeorgeCScott Creator/GeorgeCScott in DrStrangelove"; a "little bit of BarryGoldwater" and "at least a tiny bit of [[UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush Dubya]] creeping in there."
14th May '16 12:41:08 PM Schazmen
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In this installment, the USSR is at death's door, so General Krukov and Colonel Cherdenko travel back using their own time machine and [[NeverSayDie eliminate]] Einstein before he gives the Allies the technological superiority they need to win. They come back and discover that, while they are beating the Allies, they've lost most of their nuclear arsenal. In addition, the Japanese Empire of the Rising Sun (led by GeorgeTakei) has been created by their tampering and is attacking them. This is where the single player campaigns pick up.

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In this installment, the USSR is at death's door, so General Krukov and Colonel Cherdenko travel back using their own time machine and [[NeverSayDie eliminate]] Einstein before he gives the Allies the technological superiority they need to win. They come back and discover that, while they are beating the Allies, they've lost most of their nuclear arsenal.arsenal, because Einstein wasn't there to invent it. In addition, the Japanese Empire of the Rising Sun (led by GeorgeTakei) has been created by their tampering and is attacking them. This is where the single player campaigns pick up.
25th Apr '16 5:28:23 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* TimeyWimeyBall: A plain non-over-recursive TemporalParadox ensues if one [[BellisariosMaxim examines the excuse plot closely]]; The Soviets delete Einstein in from time in 1927, meaning Hitler wouldn't be erased from existence as his undoing was brought by the Einstein from 1946. UsefulNotes/NaziGermany still happens and the Red Alert alternate universe with Allied-Soviet open wars is severely compromised in this more historical scenario.

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* TimeyWimeyBall: A plain non-over-recursive TemporalParadox ensues if one [[BellisariosMaxim examines the excuse plot closely]]; The Soviets delete deletes Einstein in from time in 1927, meaning Hitler wouldn't be erased from existence as his undoing was brought by the Einstein from 1946. UsefulNotes/NaziGermany still happens and the Red Alert alternate universe with Allied-Soviet open wars is severely compromised in this more historical scenario.
25th Apr '16 5:26:34 PM TheAmazingBlachman
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* TimeyWimeyBall: A plain non-over-recursive TemporalParadox ensues if one [[BellisariosMaxim examines the excuse plot closely]]; The Soviets kill 1927!Einstein, meaning Hitler wouldn't be erased from existence as his undoing was brought by 1945!Einstein. UsefulNotes/NaziGermany still happens and the Red Alert alternate universe with Allied-Soviet open wars is severely compromised in this more historical scenario.

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* TimeyWimeyBall: A plain non-over-recursive TemporalParadox ensues if one [[BellisariosMaxim examines the excuse plot closely]]; The Soviets kill 1927!Einstein, delete Einstein in from time in 1927, meaning Hitler wouldn't be erased from existence as his undoing was brought by 1945!Einstein.the Einstein from 1946. UsefulNotes/NaziGermany still happens and the Red Alert alternate universe with Allied-Soviet open wars is severely compromised in this more historical scenario.
9th Apr '16 11:15:20 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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If you thought ''that'' sounded silly, well...[[{{Camp}} it is]]. This game is to RealTimeStrategy what [[Series/{{Batman}} the 1960s version of]] ''Series/{{Batman}}'' was to television. The whole game operates on little more than RuleOfCool and occasionally RuleOfFunny rather than any kind of real sense. This is ''not'' your daddy's RTS. It is your jokester uncle's, and it's likely this factor that convinced a large number of [[HeyItsThatGuy TV and movie name actors]] to join the cast for the ([[HamAndCheese often hilariously over-the-top]]) {{Cut Scene}}s.

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If you thought ''that'' sounded silly, well...[[{{Camp}} it is]]. This game is to RealTimeStrategy what [[Series/{{Batman}} the 1960s version of]] ''Series/{{Batman}}'' was to television. The whole game operates on little more than RuleOfCool and occasionally RuleOfFunny rather than any kind of real sense. This is ''not'' your daddy's RTS. It is your jokester uncle's, and it's likely this factor that convinced a large number of [[HeyItsThatGuy TV and movie name actors]] actors to join the cast for the ([[HamAndCheese often hilariously over-the-top]]) {{Cut Scene}}s.
7th Apr '16 11:37:40 AM JamesAustin
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->'''Emperor Yoshiro''': The Imperial war machine has been unleashed. Do not struggle against what is inevitable. All who stand in the way of our divine destiny will be swept away by the march of history. You will bow before Us, or you will cease to exist.
->'''Dasha''': Sir, it appears that the Empire has mounted a full scale assault.
->'''General Krukov''': ...What Empire?
->'''Dasha''': ...The Empire of the Rising Sun, of course.
->'''Dr. Zelinsky''': We now have... Two mortal enemies???


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->'''Emperor Yoshiro''': Yoshiro:''' The Imperial war machine has been unleashed. Do not struggle against what is inevitable. All who stand in the way of our divine destiny will be swept away by the march of history. You will bow before Us, or you will cease to exist.
->'''Dasha''':
exist.\\
'''Dasha:'''
Sir, it appears that the Empire has mounted a full scale assault.
->'''General Krukov''': ...
assault.\\
'''General Krukov:''' ...
What Empire?
->'''Dasha''': ...
Empire?\\
'''Dasha:''' ...
The Empire of the Rising Sun, of course.
->'''Dr. Zelinsky''':
course.\\
'''Dr. Zelinsky:'''
We now have... Two mortal enemies???

enemies???
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