Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Red Alert is a prequel of the first Command & Conquer game. The game focuses on the war between Allies and Soviets. Red Alert is basically
identical to the original Command & Conquer, except the factions have changed from the far future battlegrounds to the alternative timeline
where Allies and Soviets fight for control of European mainland. The game takes place in the unspecified period in the 1950s of a parallel
universe, which was inadvertently created by Albert Einstein as a result of preventing the horrors of World War II.
If you'd like to play in the Win95mode which offers higher resolution compared to the DOS mode. It can be easy accomplished on Win7 or 8, even on 64bits. Just follow those steps:
1) Download some Virtual CD SW like Daemon Tools etc,...
2) Download the Game and unzip to your destination.
3) Open CD Directory, containing two CDs, for Allies or Soviet side. Pick one and load it to your Virtual CD-ROM.
4) Install the game.
5) To run the game use Red Alert Manager also included in the CD Directory in the game package.
6) If in trouble:
a) Set the game to compatibility mode for win95
b) Use Compatibility tool and Affinity Fix, also included in the game package in CD Directory.
Westwood Studios had a successful start with some very popular strategy games like Dune 2 or Command & Conquer and became very successful and known. The company continued to extend the ranks of their games with more titles until it was eventually acquired by Electronic Arts who continue to improve the most popular games series.