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RA3 ModSDK – BinaryAssetBuilder has stopped working

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If you are using a 64-bit version of Windows 7 or Vista then the shipped version of BinaryAssetBuilder with the Red Alert 3 Mod SDK will crash when trying to build your RA3 mod.

Nevermind. Here is a 64-bit friendly version.

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  BinaryAssetBuilder_x64.zip (13.0 KiB, 1,662 hits)


Red Alert 3 – Black screen on startup

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If you’ve just installed Red Alert 3 on Windows 7 then you may be presented with a simple black screen on startup, that just freezes there.

  1. Navigate to the Data folder, ie. C:/Program Files/Electronic Arts/Red Alert 3/Data
  2. Rename the Movies folder to “Movies.renamed”
  3. Start up the game
  4. Set your resolution to the same as your desktop
  5. Apply the settings and quit the game
  6. Rename the Movies directory back to “Movies”
  7. Start up the game and it should work

YMMV.