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.

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bluseychris
bluseychris Jan 17 2008, 10:48am says:

No! Part of the fun of Alexander is that she's got amazingly powerful weapons yet she's amazingly fragile, with power supplies and such being vital and expensive troops. This'll ruin it.

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TheEquidivium
TheEquidivium Jan 17 2008, 10:04pm replied:

I don't know, I think it's right, I think everyone needs mobile anti-air.

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bluseychris
bluseychris Jan 18 2008, 11:28am replied:

But that defeats the point of a "hide and peek" general, the point is that she builds a solid base early on but can't get a solid mobile force till later in the game. With the marines and mortar you can have a solid rush strategy early on, but now...solid rush and base defence.

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TheEquidivium
TheEquidivium Jan 18 2008, 4:57pm replied:

Hmm, you have a point but I don't think this unit sways the balance that much.

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Da_Dooley
Da_Dooley Jul 5 2009, 7:40pm replied:

load them with those MG marines... BULLET HELLSTORM

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blade56989
blade56989 Dec 16 2011, 3:12am replied:

HOOOORA!!!

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Royon
Royon Jul 29 2010, 3:26am replied:

LOL Superweapon general is overpowered so a little balance is good ;) and the vulcan canon blows all inf and aircraft to hell ;)

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commando012
commando012 Jan 19 2008, 12:12pm says:

y dont have mortar humvee anti air upgrade? why not ?

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Megaauthor
Megaauthor Jan 20 2008, 6:01am says:

Perhaps when you purchase (or build it) first it is suppose to be a mortar humvee, then upgrade it into vulcan cannon? that might cost more, but think of a good combination for having both Mortar\Vulcan Humvee raiding enemy base.

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kiler268
kiler268 Jan 21 2008, 12:43am says:

sw gen sux at anti air so this will balance it once and for all

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commando012
commando012 Jan 21 2008, 11:39am says:

y still dont have ainti air upgrade!!!!!

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Nightshade08
Nightshade08 Jan 21 2008, 12:08pm says:

maybe you cant get the anti air upgrade until lvl 3, but that would be stupid. Idk, maybe it is an upgrade on the humvee itself, not a tech upgrade

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TheEquidivium
TheEquidivium Jan 21 2008, 3:01pm says:

My only concern about this thing is plane kill balance, unlike Quads and Gattling Tanks, I think this unit should be more fragile to plane attacks.

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commando012
commando012 Jan 21 2008, 4:30pm says:

y cant upgrade it from te humvee

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Soul_XP
Soul_XP Jan 22 2008, 6:02pm says:

"After some recent skirmishes, General Alexander became aware of her apparent lack of cheap and easily available AA."

It can also attack Infantry and it's made so you can upgrade one with the Vulcan and the other can be left with a mortar if you want.

Quit complaining about it, cause it's staying!

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Soul_XP
Soul_XP Jan 22 2008, 6:06pm replied:

Okay, I was somewhat off.

"One such complaint was that General Alexander lacked early anti-air and anti-infantry capabilities. As solution to that problem, we introduced a new vulcan upgrade to Superweapon's Hummer

In future versions, the Mortar Hummvee will be able to individually trade of his mortar for this roof mounted vulcan, allowing more versatility and effective fighting against infantry and aircraft in early combat."

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NergiZed
NergiZed Jan 26 2008, 11:55pm says:

I'm gonna modify the description to prevent further confusion.

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Soul_XP
Soul_XP Jan 27 2008, 1:10pm replied:

Good idea.

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Cryptex
Cryptex Jan 27 2008, 4:58pm says:

I don't believe anyone READS the descriptions, which is what has caused so much confusion.

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NergiZed
NergiZed Jan 29 2008, 4:31pm replied:

That is a very logical assumption and I'd have to agree with that.

However it is not in my power to telepathically shove information into other's brains. (that would be rather intereting if I could):P

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supjay
supjay Mar 7 2008, 9:02am says:

Very interesting. Also can you guys increase the speed of the rockets in the Lockdown MLRS.......thats killing me. Also lockdown is sometimes useless cos its rockets go parallel to the ground and cnt clear obstacles like the tomahawk :(

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GLAshooters
GLAshooters Mar 19 2008, 1:31am says:

sweet!!!! but I wish it could fire AA rockets

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kjs_1989
kjs_1989 Mar 31 2008, 12:32pm says:

now THAT is a hummer!

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StillGrey
StillGrey Apr 3 2008, 10:19am buried:

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isotx mods kick ***. This sucks.

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spookydan7
spookydan7 Apr 19 2008, 6:12pm replied:

yup stillgrey that is so true, that is obviously why so many people voted highly for this and less than a third of this mod's contributed votes payed mideast crisis some attention.

(by the way yes of course i was being sarcastic, i love this mod)

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opscomm
opscomm Mar 23 2009, 8:58pm replied:

If you don't like this mod, don't come on the boards and blab about how some other mod is better. I think that Isotx mods suck, but I don't go over and say that because people work hard to create the mods and you should not come over and spit in their face after they have done a huge amount of work to produce the mod.

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kjs_1989
kjs_1989 Jun 12 2008, 11:51am says:

This thing will have the ability to attack ground forces right???

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sebb150392
sebb150392 Jun 13 2008, 12:52pm says:

(@ GLAshooters) Ah, I personally hate missile based AA - so slow and by the time that AA missile has arrived, your unit has sustained damage already: Hence why Gatling guns are so much better than patriots at anti-air. There is a lot of targeting confusion too. There are so many times I see about 12 patriots shooting at a single jet. where there is a massive swarm coming.

But anyway, I would see this as more of a solution to the infantry, seeing as she is fairly weak against them. I mean she has the best Avenger by far. Easily. PWNs laser. I mean is shoots green things!

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NergiZed
NergiZed Nov 16 2008, 1:07am replied:

I'm pretty sure Laser's Avenger does the most damage, follwed by her's followed by the missile one.

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ScorpioXIII
ScorpioXIII Feb 2 2009, 2:23am replied:

sebb has a good point, missiles are often too inefficient despite the fact that they deal more damage. Plus bullet based AA bypasses any missile countermeasures i.e. plane flares, Townes' Lasers, or EM Disruptors. I hate launching salvos of missiles at Townes' Commanches only to see them get lasered away. This is a very nice and welcome addition. :)

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Vegantor
Vegantor Jan 13 2009, 9:37am says:

how to change from mortar to Vulcan?

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NergiZed
NergiZed Feb 3 2009, 9:10pm replied:

There's a Mortar upgrade that costs a few hundred credits; click it.

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king_ghidorah93
king_ghidorah93 Feb 6 2009, 7:42pm says:

I played in the Generals challenge against the Air Force General. The Vulcan Gun Didn't help much against the planes. One burst did somewhat little damage.

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Jason_xing
Jason_xing Oct 28 2009, 8:38pm says:

The HUMVEE is always changing and changing,and I personly think that it will be useful through the century

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Laser_Paladin
Laser_Paladin Nov 29 2010, 5:33am says:

Yeah u didnt expect that did you pilots?

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After some recent skirmishes, General Alexander became aware of her apparent lack of cheap and easily available AA. A vulcan upgrade for her existing mortar hummer was thus proposed and accepted. The Vulcan cannon can be upgraded on individual mortar humvees to increase her ground force's virsatility. The Vulcan humvee will fire in deadly bursts of hot lead, sure to blow any aircraft out of the sky.

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