C&C: ShockWave is an enhancement mod for C&C Generals: Zero Hour.

The main goal of this mod is to make Zero Hour a more interesting game with more diversity between the generals, making you think twice before you select a certain general, and overall provide more choices, diversity, and strategic freedom than in Zero Hour - while keeping the spirit and design direction of the original Generals game and storyline.

ShockWave will include 3 new Generals in version 0.95, over 100 new units, tons of new structures, upgrades, maps and many other gameplay tweaks. ShockWave also provides completely custom made sound effects and music, new in-game weapon effects and visuals, bug fixes, and an improved battlefield overview with a higher viewpoint.

The 3 new generals - Deathstrike, Ironside and Leang will get their own general's challenge maps, and we will implement their voices, taunts and personality as EA intended sometime after version 1.1.

ShockWave runs closed and open beta versions, and we strive to preserve balance between all the different factions to make sure the game is equally enjoyable online and offline. Bug hunting is top priority for us as well, and ShockWave is one of the most stable mods out for Zero Hour. Even so, Shockwave 1.0 has just been released, and could still have some bugs that need working out.

- The ShockWave team.

Drop by our highly active forums to get tech support and have a matchup with other ShockWave fans online! (The Ideas and Suggestions forum has been closed as future content is solidifying and suggestions are no longer necessary.)

Please don't ask for the release date, or even an estimate, as there is never a release date.

NOTE: Get support at the offsite forums instead. Before you ask, remember this: try a clean install first. (make sure you delete the folder are the uninstall)
- The install order is for the latest version is: Gen. > ZH > ZH 1.04 patch > Shw 1.1
* If you're using The First Decade, you need not install the 1.04 patch as TFD comes with it.

Some useful links:
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111 comments by The_Hunter649 on Mar 16th, 2011

I'm not a man of alot of words but i'll keep it short and simple:
Today is my birthday and i will celebrate that with one final releaseof ShockWave before i will stop working on this project smile.gif

As added bonus i'v made some promotional images for all of you.
What they are i'll leave up to your own guessing as you'll be seeing these on the battlefield aftery ou finnished downloading and installing the mod.

that's all hope you all enjoy the mod all donwloads can be found by clicking on the image above.
Incase you wish to know what changes the mod provides you can find a complete list of changes here
Aside of the main mod download we also have:

- A unsupported no-installer release which should be usable for mac users (NOTE THIS VERSION IS NOT SUPPORTED AND WILL NOT PROVIDE HELP HOW TO USE THIS)
- A map pack including more than 60 costum maps all compatible with the new AI for ShockWave.
- A tutorial on how to make maps compatible with ShockWave.
- A re-release of the classic shellmap from ShockWave 0.93 reworked for 1.1 which can be installed as a option.

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ShockWave 1.1 Release

ShockWave 1.1 Release

Mar 16, 2011 Full Version 426 comments

Full version of ShockWave 1.1 fully compatible with Vista and 7

(unsupported) No-Installer Release

(unsupported) No-Installer Release

Mar 16, 2011 Full Version 13 comments


AI Tutorial

AI Tutorial

Mar 16, 2011 Tutorials 12 comments

Contains 2 script files and a text document explaining on how to make proper skirmish maps to work with ShockWave.

ShockWave 1.0

ShockWave 1.0

Nov 24, 2010 Full Version 215 comments

After about five years of working on this project, I am proud to announce that ShockWave has finally matured to a stage where it is no longer considered...

Shockwave 0.951 Patch for Mac

Shockwave 0.951 Patch for Mac

Apr 1, 2008 Patch 15 comments

This patch fixes some of the issues that occured in Shockwave 0.95. This also adds various new goodies, such as new maps, abilities and units. This REQUIRES...

Shockwave 0.951 Patch for PC

Shockwave 0.951 Patch for PC

Apr 1, 2008 Patch 113 comments

This patch fixes some of the issues that occured in Shockwave 0.95. This also adds various new goodies, such as new maps, abilities and units. This REQUIRES...

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Yuribeard7 Feb 27 2015, 1:41pm says:

Is this compatible with The Ultimate Collection? TFD stopped working on my computer for some reason when it worked perfectly fine before so I had to get the collection on Origin.

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Zallbard Feb 27 2015, 10:41am says:


С&C Generals Shockwave Zallbard Fanmade Patc - China vs GLA (medium AI)

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Caiyi Feb 24 2015, 4:16am says:

SHWer! I MISS U! don't forget the SHW, plerse!

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ZunZero97 Jan 26 2015, 4:32am says:

New shockwave version has been released. Go download it now : http://forums.swr-productions.com/index.php?showtopic=7384

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Bludger1 Jan 28 2015, 3:15am replied:

I will just clarify for everyone that this is a fan patch, not in fact a new Shockwave. Still worth looking into though.

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Zeta1127 Jan 24 2015, 1:32am says:

Is it just me, or does the Air Force General's HALO Drop not work from the command bar to the right, only from the command center itself?

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XxBaconbitzxX Jan 21 2015, 11:17pm says:

Hey in the SW official map pack the Central Station map is duplicated into the Arctic Base map thus rendering Arctic Base unplayable which is strange because in the past I remember being able to play said map with no such issues.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling the pack and still have the same issue.

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Danny777 Jan 19 2015, 4:02pm says:

If you want to play this mod online, please send me a message! I would greatly appreciate that!

Falls Ihr Interesse habt, die Mod online zu spielen, schickt mir bitte eine Nachricht! Würde mich freuen!

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Highest Rated (31 agree) 10/10

This is maybe one of the best mod I ever played before!
I'm really looking forward to playing ShW1.00 this comming december!

Nov 7 2010, 3:24am by Noob_General_Xiao

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