CWC is a C&C Generals Zero Hour Total Conversion and also works with "The First Decade". It takes place from 1980-1989 and it features realistic units from the 80's.
We want CWC to be a mixture of realism and fun. CWC is more realistic than vanilla Generals, with real life weapon systems and side specific characteristics.
CWC offers 2 factions: Russia and USA. The Russians tend to use tanks and artillery (for example: T-72 / T-80, BM-21, 2S1 only to mention a few) while the USA rely on aircraft and high tech units (for example: F-15, F-16, F-117, A-10 etc.).

Also we have a lot of infantry in the game, not all of them are just cannon fodder. So engaging a T-80UK with a US Rifleman won't be a good idea. Other infantry units can be a real pain in the ass to armoured units though. We want the players to use more infantry than in regular Generals, where infantry wasn't the big deal. In CWC Infantry can be very useful, even against tanks if you have LAW/RPG-Soldiers.

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13 comments by [CWC]Widowmaker on Apr 20th, 2014

Ten years ago the Cold War Crisis Mod for C&C Generals Zero Hour was revealed to the public. How did you like the first decade of Cold War Crisis. Tell us your greatest Cold War Crisis stories in the comments below.

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Cold War Crisis v1.5 build 477 (Mac Version)

Cold War Crisis v1.5 build 477 (Mac Version)

Sep 18, 2009 Full Version 12 comments

Mac version of Cold War Crisis v1.5, build 477, ported & packaged by super_kev. It comes with the installer & launchers to allow the mod to be...

Map Development Kit 1.4 Update

Map Development Kit 1.4 Update

Aug 14, 2009 Mapping Tool 2 comments

Map.ini and map.str files for the secondary objective introduced in version 1.3.

Cold War Crisis v1.5 Final

Cold War Crisis v1.5 Final

Aug 3, 2009 Full Version 117 comments

The final version of CWC including all twenty patches since our original 2008 v1.0 release and the 2005 demo mission now re-packed as v1.5! Still requires...

Map Development Kit 1.3 Update

Map Development Kit 1.3 Update

Mar 20, 2009 Mapping Tool 3 comments

This is the v1.3 update for the Map Development Kit (MDK) for CWC. It adds scripts for another type of secondary objectives.

Map Development Kit 1.2 Update

Map Development Kit 1.2 Update

Nov 5, 2008 Patch 4 comments

This is the v1.2 update for the Map Development Kit (MDK) for CWC. This update is REQUIRED and must be applied to the original MDK as well as to maps...

Map Development Kit 1.1 Update

Map Development Kit 1.1 Update

Aug 16, 2008 Mapping Tool 2 comments

This is the v1.1 update for the Map Development Kit (MDK) for CWC. This update is REQUIRED and must be applied to the original MDK as well as to maps...

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ufo-alien Jun 16 2015, 5:14pm says:

Download Full generals and generals ZH only 380 mb

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Meyerm Jun 11 2015, 11:36pm says:

What about more countries. Other major NATO members, Warsaw Pact members, far east nations, etc...

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GettMari May 16 2015, 10:33am says:

I really LOVE this mod! Thank God you placed that tutorial. I really find the gameplay COH like and the units are amazing though I kind of wish the unit sounds are much better. Overall the game is fun and combat is amazing. I can finally use infantry better in this mod. Nice song on training by the way.. I searched it on youtube and it was catchy.. I am in the Army now! XD

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sarbajeetbiswal May 15 2015, 9:38pm says:

Will there be any new faction or this is the end

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narcoutic. May 17 2015, 10:05am replied:

i think the v 1.5 is the last version. Too bad, they are not developing it anymore. This mod has made an great example of how modding is done in ZH. I only wish one day they will pursue continuing it with units and factions on modern era

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truchung271087 May 9 2015, 2:38am says:

Sometime, somebody ask for install or update CWC. I can only recommand that you push on CWC.exe, please wait, then copy file patch from 479 to 469, put it in folder CWC. Finally, launch mod.

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Ranger_Logan Apr 28 2015, 5:10am says:

I recently reinstalled it and it doesn't update to 469. It just simply plays the 480 version. Can you please upload the manual patches here also?!

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NIKI87 Mar 16 2015, 2:01pm says:

Does not work. Every time i click on start i get you have encountered a serious error message.

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stalkerforever Feb 26 2015, 10:33pm says:

i keep getting this error "Please insert first game CD" i haven't had this problem with any other mod i have installed.

P.S. I use a fresh new install with every mod.

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This mod is how Generals should have been. The quality of the work done in CWC is remarkable. I followed this mod ever since I first saw it in 2005, the first things that caught my eye was BMPs floating on water, just like in real life. The only game I had seen that in was Operation Flashpoint. So began a long wait, I visited the CWC website every week looking for updates, and every time there was an update it gave me a smile. I eventually registered at the CWC forums and posted a few posts. My…

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Very bad!!!

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