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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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 a public beta but a full version.

Posted by The_Hunter649 on Nov 24th, 2010

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 a public beta but a full version. Over the past few weeks, I have been working extra hard to provide all of you with a playing experience surpassing any previous version with a lot of new content, cosmetic improvements and other tweaks.

Now let us show you some of the things we have saved up for you.

First of all, unique Command Centers for all generals:

(note that these pics were taken before the new dozers/workers were made)

Secondly, to go with these specific Command Centers, each general now has his own distinct builder unit:

Since I cannot slap a general's logo on a Worker, we have done something entirely different for them:

(note that all of these are shown with the worker shoes upgrade)

Top: Deathstrike's worker and pics from its construction animation
Mid Left: Thrax's worker with oxygen mask and fitting air tank
Mid Right: Kassad's worker dressed up like a civilian (to blend in)
Bottom: Juhziz's worker with explosive pack and helmet

But wait, that's not all! Full high-resolution DVD covers in 5 different flavours:

And last but not least (the thing most of you will likely skip to instantly), the mod release itself:

If you enjoy what you see, I would also like to ask you to give us a vote for this year's MOTY awards at ModDB.com. It has been a long way to this point after all.

With all that said, I would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who supported me throughout the many years I have been working on this project. This would not have been possible without the help all you guys have provided.

Enjoy this final version of ShockWave, everyone!
The_Hunter and the rest of SWR Productions

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SveaRikeSoldier Nov 25 2010 says:

I am proud to vote for your mod.

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Bird_of_Prey Nov 25 2010 says:

Congrats! Best of luck with MotY!

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Lt.SnoWolf Nov 25 2010 says:

Already played a round of it. Feels really polished great job SWR! Good luck with RotR

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zedd2 Nov 25 2010 says:

Awesome! Thank you!!!

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XxBaconbitzxX Nov 25 2010 says:

Congrats SWR. You guys did an awesome on this mod.

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CnC_Fin Nov 25 2010 says:

SWR! Thank you for creating this awesome mod! It has been worth waiting

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SlayerX3 Nov 25 2010 says:

They finally got some shoes.

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MachakTom Nov 25 2010 says:

Another vote! Congratulations!

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bosnian_dragon Nov 25 2010 says:

You have my vote! Your mod is my favorite C&C Generals mod!

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ijat Nov 25 2010 says:


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ZebulaNebula Nov 25 2010 says:

Shweet. Played the hell out of it last night - it is indeed awesome. Oh, I love those covers ... almost make me wish it was official, complete with a campaign, but alas ...

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BeefEagle Nov 25 2010 says:

The time and work you put into this mod is truly staggering, I'm sure the makers of C&C would be proud.

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master_oli-p Nov 25 2010 says:

it can't be

so excited!!!

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eenkaa Nov 25 2010 says:

Uber cool!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!

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shekdog Nov 25 2010 says:

Nice job! Hope u can get started on RotR as well.

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FluffyTyrant Nov 26 2010 says:

i just jizzed, oh and btw a very big thanks to the swr team for making this mod, im off to vote for you and play the hell out of your mod, thnaks guys and nice work! =D

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neonhalo1 Nov 27 2010 says:

it doesnt work on my pc!!!! whenever i launch it it says "serious error"

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Bludger1 Nov 27 2010 says:

It.... Happened.... It finally happened!! :DDD

Congratulations go out to all of the SWR team - After all this time you have finally perfected Shockwave!!

(My life is now complete lol)

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tomtomi2 Nov 28 2010 replied:

lol no liver lol

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topbot25 Nov 27 2010 says:

i just got shockwave 1.0 verson early on and it won't work for some unknown reason when i started the game it came up with an error and when i used the repair icon it said their was nothing worng with it. is it okay that someone can tell me how to get it working properly please?

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NergiZed Creator
NergiZed Dec 7 2010 replied:

Prolly because you use Win7 or Vista. We're fixing a lot of the problems right now, so sit tight and wait.

alternatively, you could just rename all the '.gib' shockwave files to '.big' and some of the other files. If you open up one of the .xml files as a .txt, you can tell exactly what files to rename.

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rofltaconazi Nov 27 2010 says:

As much as I love Shockwave, this also means we can be expecting ROTR sometime in the next few years. Great job SWR.

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dark_angel_7 Nov 27 2010 says:

thanx man 4 this nice game

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cunamo Nov 28 2010 says:

this is what ZH should have been.
why buy ZH with generals? SHOCKWAVE thats why.

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mandead Nov 29 2010 says:

I have to re-install Windows XP on my laptop to get this working.

I love 7 x64 but I can't for the life of me get this game to work on it :(

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AirborneSn1p3r Dec 2 2010 replied:

get xp 64

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Shock20 Dec 16 2010 replied:

I use 7 x64 and it works here. It has to do with your security settings. Put them at the lowest possible and 7 shouldnt interfere with your installation.

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yuyis Dec 2 2010 says:

i would like to know if the new version 1.0 has include AI for the three new generals. c u

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Nikolai_Romanov Dec 2 2010 says:

Will a patch be released to get this game to work with Windows 7?

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NergiZed Creator
NergiZed Dec 7 2010 replied:


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Nazara Dec 10 2010 says:

What changes are there in comparision to Shockwave 0.95?

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E.L.!.T.E.Legion Dec 23 2010 says:

haha great realese SWR

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PenultimatePanda Jun 30 2012 says:

Didn't realize it got a 1.0 release in 2010? I had forgotten it was a 'beta' becuase it was always so good.
Probably my favourite mod ever except that the US generals got more balanced. I liked my overpowered Airforce general.
Been meaning to reinstal this for awhile now. Got to get on that.

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