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{{Games|CS}}
 
{{Games|CS}}
 
{{F|this=the secret campaign|the mod for Yuri's Revenge|It Came From Red Alert! (mod)|width=100%}}
 
{{F|this=the secret campaign|the mod for Yuri's Revenge|It Came From Red Alert! (mod)|width=100%}}
 
[[File:ItCameFromRedAlert_Poster.jpg|thumb|300px]]
{{BattleBox
 
|name = It Came From Red Alert!
 
|image = ItCameFromRedAlert_Poster.jpg
 
|imgsize = 250px
 
|prev = [[Second World War]]
 
|conc = Post-[[Second World War|WWII]]
 
|next = {{L|Third World War|Red Alert 2}}
 
|date = After 1953
 
|conflict = Post-[[Second World War]]
 
|place = [[Earth]]
 
|result = Allied victory<br>Ant colonies destroyed
 
|side1 = [[Allied Forces]]
 
|side2 = [[Giant Ants]]
 
|goal1 = Destroy all the Ants and their colony
 
|goal2 = Repel all of the enemy and protect the Queen Ant.
 
|commanders1 = [[Field Commander A9]]<br>[[Nikos Stavros]]<br>[[Ben Carville]]
 
|commanders2 = Queen Ant
 
|forces1 = Full Allied arsenal
 
|forces2 = Scout Ant<br>Warrior Ant<br>Fire Ant<br>Larva<br>Queen Ant
 
|casual1 = Minimal
 
|casual2 = Total extermination
 
*Queen Ant killed
 
*Ants eradicated
 
}}
 
 
'''It Came From Red Alert!''' was a secret campaign from ''[[Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike|Counterstrike]]'' taking place after the Allied victory over the [[Soviet Union]].
 
'''It Came From Red Alert!''' was a secret campaign from ''[[Command & Conquer: Red Alert - Counterstrike|Counterstrike]]'' taking place after the Allied victory over the [[Soviet Union]].
   
==Background==
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== Background ==
When the Soviets were defeated, several unidentified animals came out of nowhere for the victorious [[Allies]] - [[Giant Ants]]. [[Field Commander A9]] was given orders from [[Ben Carville]] on the pressure of Allied leaders to eliminate the ants, in spite of the latter's reluctance to believe in their existence. It was discovered that the ants came out of a deserted Soviet research laboratory somewhere in [[Europe]] and the commander was ordered by Greek officer [[Nikos Stavros|Stavros]] to remove them.
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When the Soviets were defeated, several unidentified animals came out of nowhere for the victorious [[Allies]] - [[Giant Ants]]. The {{L|Allied Commander|Retaliation}} was given orders from [[Ben Carville]] on the pressure of Allied leaders to eliminate the ants, in spite of the latter's reluctance to believe in their existence. It was discovered that the ants came out of a deserted Soviet base somewhere in [[Europe]] and the commander was ordered to exterminate them.
   
==Accessing the campaign==
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== Accessing the campaign ==
The campaign can be played when the player holds down the Shift key while clicking on the speaker graphic in the main menu of the game. It is only available when the Counterstrike expansion pack is installed.
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The campaign can be played when the player holds down the Shift key while clicking on the speaker graphic in the main menu of the game. This applies for both when the {{GL|Counterstrike}} expansion pack is installed, and the ''[[Command & Conquer: Remastered Collection|Remastered Collection]]''.
   
==Missions==
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== Missions ==
*[[Discovery|Discovery!]]
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* [[Discovery]]
*[[Rescue!]]
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* [[Rescue!]]
*[[Hunt!]]
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* [[Hunt!]]
*[[Exterminate!]]
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* [[Exterminate!]]
   
 
== Videos ==
 
== Videos ==
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</center>
 
</center>
   
==Trivia==
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== Trivia ==
*The secret campaign's title is a reference to the 1989 video game ''It Came From the Desert'', in which players battle a horde of giant ants.
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* The secret campaign's title is a reference to the 1989 video game ''It Came From the Desert'', in which players battle a horde of giant ants.
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* Giant ants are undoubtedly a reference to the classic horror film ''[[Wikipedia:Them!|Them!]]''.
 
 
{{Red Alert 1 Missions|NoCat=1}}
 
{{Red Alert 1 Missions|NoCat=1}}
 
[[Category:Counterstrike Ant missions]]
 
[[Category:Counterstrike Ant missions]]

Latest revision as of 16:56, 27 June 2020

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25px-Disambig.png This article is about the secret campaign. For the mod for Yuri's Revenge, see It Came From Red Alert! (mod).

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It Came From Red Alert! was a secret campaign from Counterstrike taking place after the Allied victory over the Soviet Union.

Background

When the Soviets were defeated, several unidentified animals came out of nowhere for the victorious Allies - Giant Ants. The Allied Commander was given orders from Ben Carville on the pressure of Allied leaders to eliminate the ants, in spite of the latter's reluctance to believe in their existence. It was discovered that the ants came out of a deserted Soviet base somewhere in Europe and the commander was ordered to exterminate them.

Accessing the campaign

The campaign can be played when the player holds down the Shift key while clicking on the speaker graphic in the main menu of the game. This applies for both when the Counterstrike expansion pack is installed, and the Remastered Collection.

Missions

Videos

Retaliation briefing
Intro
Ending

Trivia

  • The secret campaign's title is a reference to the 1989 video game It Came From the Desert, in which players battle a horde of giant ants.
  • Giant ants are undoubtedly a reference to the classic horror film Them!.
Red Alert, Counterstrike and The Aftermath missions