Command & Conquer (a.k.a. Command & Conquer: Tiberian Dawn or simply C&C/C&C1; the game is also often unofficially called Command & Conquer 64 for the Nintendo 64 port) is a 1995 real-time strategy video game produced by Westwood Studios for MS-DOS and released internationally by Virgin Interactive. It was the first of twelve games to date to be released under the title Command & Conquer; six subsequent titles having since continued the story set as sequels with one acting as a prequel, along with the production of several spin-off games. Met with universal acclaim by consumers and critics, Command & Conquer was released for seven separate platforms along with becoming the initiator of the Command & Conquer franchise, and today generally is considered as the title which originally defined and popularized the modern real-time strategy genre.

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Playtest 20151031

1 month ago News 14 comments

This build includes all of the major new features and balance changes that we have planned for our Christmas release, and it is going to be one of our biggest releases yet!

We rely on your testing and feedback to make sure that our release builds are as balanced and bug-free as possible, so please let us know if you find any issues or just generally don’t like something by filing a bug or joining our IRC channel! We will try our best to fix any issues before the final release.

Grab the installer now for your operating system from our download page!

Ten reasons to try the new OpenRA Playtest

1. New chat lobby

Global chat lobby

The multiplayer server browser and game lobby have been redesigned around a new global chat channel.
This will make it easier to find and talk with other players, and to organize matches without server-hopping.

The channel is available from outside the game as well, by connecting to channel #lobby using your favourite IRC client.

2. Game speed options

Game speed control

Do you think that our default game speed is too slow (or too fast)? We now include a game speed option in the lobby and campaign menus!

3. Overhauled Dune 2000 mod

Dune 2000

A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct. This every sister of the Bene Gesserit knows.

— from "Manual of Muad'Dib" by the Princess Irulan

One of our big focuses has been completely overhauling our Dune 2000 mod to more closely match the original game. All of the unit and building statistics have been adjusted, and we have implemented new (old) features including the thumper and spice blows.

We have made good progress towards matching the feel of the original game, but we aren't there yet. Let us know what you think, or if you find something that still doesn't match!

4. Tiberian Dawn mod improvements

Commando mission

The Tiberian Dawn mod includes some incremental balance changes plus a bug fix for SAM Sites that would refuse to close. We have included several new multiplayer maps, and two new campaign missions — including a stormy commando mission.

5. Red Alert mod improvements

Yak Attack

The Red Alert mod finally recieved a much needed shock-trooper nerf, and a fix for destroyed aircraft taking far too long to crash to the ground. The Soviet Hijacker and France's fake structures have also been improved, and we include five(!) new campaign missions.

6. Joystick scrolling

Joystick scrolling

Another commonly requested feature was the ability to scroll using the right mouse button like a joystick (like TS and RA2). You can now enable "Joystick" scrolling in the Input tab of the Settings dialog. We are still hard at work on our Tiberian Sun mod, but we still don't have a release date for you yet!

7. Units “defend” by default

Attack force

Players have often complained about their units chasing the enemy across the map, and our "pro" players know that it is best to change the stance of their units to the "defend" mode. We have made this the new default for all units, streamlining the game play a little bit for everyone.

If you want to change your units back to the old "attack anything" mode you can use the change stance hotkey (ctrl+z by default).

8. New asset installer

Asset installer

We have consolidated our asset installation procedure into the mod chooser. Look out for even more improvements in future releases!

9. Fixes and performance

Goodbye crashes!

We have fixed a large number of bugs, including the well-known replay freeze bug when a player disconnects, and a memory corruption bug that would cause random crashes when starting a match on a Windows OS. We have continued our crusade for performance, and this playtest shows significant further improvements over the last release.

10. Improved map and mod support

Mod support

There is a boatload of new features for modders and map authors: maps can now include custom music and define particle effects for rain, snow, or sand storms. We have made major changes to the traits that control actor rendering and targeting that make them more flexible and self-consistent. Make sure to use the automatic rule upgrader to easily port your maps and mods to the new release! You will need to manually update your mod.yaml and UI definitions for the new version.

Release 20150919

Release 20150919

2 months ago News 12 comments


Celebrating 20 years of Command & Conquer!

Celebrating 20 years of Command & Conquer!

3 months ago News 10 comments

This is how it all began... August 31st 1995... An instant classic from Westwood Studios was brought to the gaming world and subsequently revolutionized...

Playtest 20150808

Playtest 20150808

3 months ago News 7 comments

A number of new features, fixes, and performance improvements make this a significant improvement over the last playtest and the June release.

Playtest 20150628

Playtest 20150628

5 months ago News 15 comments

Better unit repair usability, 6 new missions, Tiberian Dawn balancing changes, more Lua functions for mission scripting, an improved in-game map editor...



10 months ago Full Version 1 comment

More than 600 single player missions for Command and Conquer 1 - TIBERIAN DAWN

Command & Conquer German Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer German Videos Base Pack

1 year ago Command & Conquer Unofficial Patch 1.06 Movies 0 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the German videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

Command & Conquer French Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer French Videos Base Pack

1 year ago Command & Conquer Unofficial Patch 1.06 Movies 0 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the French videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

Command & Conquer English Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer English Videos Base Pack

1 year ago Command & Conquer Unofficial Patch 1.06 Movies 13 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the English videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

C&C95 Reloaded

C&C95 Reloaded

2 years ago Other 2 comments

This is a modified version of C&C95 filled with balance changes enough to re-live the way the original C&C is meant to be played. Requires Nyergud's...

Command and Conquer Generals v1.7 Trainer

Command and Conquer Generals v1.7 Trainer

3 years ago Other 8 comments

A simple easy to trainer for command and conquer generals works with latest version 1.8 have fun all credit goes to Flyke :D aka badass

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Gothii_Imperator Mar 24 2011 says:


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jakejakejake55 Jul 14 2012 replied:

urr ea pubblish c&c westwood make them:P

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PsychoticLoner May 27 2011 buried:


How did they "ruin" anything? All they did was take CNC beyond the level of this game and actually did new things with it. If anything Westwood ruined CNC.

-14 votes     reply to comment
kronos368 Apr 12 2012 replied:

Westwood CREATED C&C genius.

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EchoesOfTheFuture Jan 2 2012 replied:

You're an idiot.

+9 votes     reply to comment
Piemanlives Jun 30 2011 replied:

how can you say something like that, Command and Conquer is a classic, unlike you i still prefer red alert 2/Yuri's Revenge. well most likely, the thing is that, really most of the technology in previous red alert, tiberium games do not exist in tiberium wars or red alert 3. that was a major disappointment to me and probably many other fans, i mean where did it all go, the mechs, the giant mechs, the strange creatures that live in tiberium, etc. it bothers me to this day

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DarkStarLive Jul 4 2011 replied:

He's half/right, EA is a publisher, it is not the developer after the RA2/Yuri's Revenge, it was EALA that developed Generals & up. Repeatedly slamming EA doesn't make much sense. Now the gameplay was getting a little stale with every entry into the series, and technically Westwood did sell themselves out and stop making C&C games with the release of Renegade and Earth & Beyond. It does not mean that RA2 or YR were necessarily bad games, but the last ones to include genuine improvements to the gameplay, such as units barricading themselves in buildings, and secondary function such as the infantry for the allies. So basically what he is saying is stop blaming EA, it is only a publisher, not the developer.

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Spr09 Jan 1 2012 replied:

ea took westwood and pretty much ended the company. westood DIDNT TOUCH ANYTHING PAST RA2! ea put their own programmers and writers in and added what they thought was good instead of making another actual addition to C&C. so yes, ea can be blamed for this turd people call C&C now. if they put in better people or didnt wreck westwood we wouldnt be having this argument.

and yes westood sold themselves, but we can still yell at ea for making crap games with their work!

+4 votes     reply to comment
MWachtis Dec 19 2011 replied:

You are such a diplomat

+4 votes     reply to comment
sgtmyers88 Oct 31 2010 says:

Found an interesting and rare commercial for Command & Conquer 64 (Nintendo 64 version of the game)

+3 votes     reply to comment
Nyerguds Jul 1 2014 replied:

Ooh. That's awesome :D

+1 vote     reply to comment
knytwarrior Oct 14 2010 says:

kurkuy kagid kamo

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sgtmyers88 Aug 31 2010 says:

I wish to note and give a big Happy 15th Birthday to Command & Conquer! Check out this interview with one of the creators, Louis Castle:

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CnC_Fin May 20 2010 says:

This was my very first full version of any C&C games I've ever played. That was on my PlayStation :D
Now as I have The First Decade, I can play this anytime I want
This game is so great that I'll rate this 10/10

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AirborneSn1p3r Feb 17 2010 says:

great game but would have been better if it had a skirmish mode

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Gradon Apr 27 2010 replied:

@airborneSn1p3r, you can get Skirmish, just go into Network and host a LAN game, then just click on the bots option and start the game.
If you didnt understand that...sorry rofl, but mess with the Network mode.
I've done it before.

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AirborneSn1p3r May 9 2010 replied:

yea but there is no bases like in RA1, thats what this game really needs.

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Tore29 May 9 2010 replied:

It is impossible to enable skirmish with AI in C&C1, that would mean hacking in an AI. And that's impossible.

This game was released before "skirmish" even existed ;)

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GLTJackattack Mar 27 2010 replied:

Think their was an unofficial patch that allowed it but i think it is dead :/

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AirborneSn1p3r Apr 10 2010 replied:

that would have been awsome, damn shame westwood was over run by EA!

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