CWC is a C&C Generals Zero Hour Total Conversion and also works with "The First Decade". It takes place from 1980-1989 and 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 we have a lot of infantry in the game, not all of them are just cannon fodder.

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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 Zero Hour v1.04 and .NET Framework v2.0 or newer.

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ThePredatorBG Aug 4 2009 says:


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AARS Nov 27 2013 replied:

como les va con CONTRA!

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PeeWee_89 Aug 4 2009 says:

Woooo! Yay! :D

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n5p29 Aug 5 2009 says:

EA faction?

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2312222 Author
2312222 Aug 5 2009 says:

Cancelled approximately 1.5 years ago.

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ZeroBits Mar 29 2014 replied:

Correction: Finished approx: 5 years ago.

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conscript19 Aug 5 2009 says:

Thank you all for bringing the best TC for Zero Hour and continuously improving the mod.
All your hard work is greatly appreciated

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ShogunAssassin50 Feb 21 2011 replied:

it is nice isnt??? but it has competition...look at QSN's modern warfare mod. you will not believe your eyes;he made an EXACT replica of the op4 soldier in cod4 as the gla rebel, an EXACT replica.

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D-WRTHBRNGR Aug 11 2009 says:

Finally! I couldn't patch CWC because I don't have an Internet connection to directly update the mod, but here comes the compilation to completely update it! Will it have version compatiblity? (eg, a saved file on a v498 CWC would work on a v480)

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2312222 Author
2312222 Aug 11 2009 replied:

Unfortunately, you can not load a v498 save game with newer versions of CWC due to the bug fixes and balancing changes implemented in the meantime.

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XxBaconbitzxX Aug 12 2009 says:

So are there going to be any more versions in the future? Or have you guys reached your goal with all you wanted to include in the mod?

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2312222 Author
2312222 Aug 13 2009 replied:

Well, that's pretty much it. But we keep releasing balancing patches and small bug fixes.

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stalkerforever Mar 14 2015 replied:

Hey great mod. I a few suggestions: Remove the floating icon on units, it looks more "realistic" without them. Also take off the whistle sound T-64, T-72 tanks make continuously (i think it's when they rotate their turrets). Make it playable vs AI. And lastly, add a T-90S tank (It's a must have).

Thanks :)

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Smartagent17 Aug 19 2009 says:

hey guys i have a question: does it work on a ver.1004 The First Decade but its ver.1005 that i downloaded so will it be critical?

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Smartagent17 Oct 18 2009 replied:

ok i made a stupid comment

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ricke Mar 21 2010 replied:

yeah you did..

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prejudice Jun 26 2011 replied:

yup it was a dumb one if you had not readded discription

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solid_snake_tr Aug 25 2009 says:

cwc is number one rpgrts and close combat,specific strategies.cwc is great

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hhsbiker430 Aug 30 2009 says:

okay so im new to this whole "mod" thing. if i download this, will i still be able to play my c&c generals original game? will it be just like the c&c generals game were i can play a whole bunch of really cool sckrimish maps???

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PathfinderGI Sep 3 2009 replied:

CWC uses a launcher so you would still be able to play the original ZH
to do that just launcher the game like you normally would.

As a warning there are some mods out there that doesnt use launchers, those mods doesnt allow you to play the original ZH.

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hhsbiker430 Aug 31 2009 says:

k well i downloaded it and it said file "generals.exe" could not be found... so what now???

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Handgun_Hero Sep 2 2009 replied:

You need to install it in your root directory I assume, which as far as I know is C:/Program Files/EA Games/Command and Conquer Generals Zero Hour

Reinstall it there perhaps, but hey I'm no expert. This is one of the most common problems people run into for us in V|GO.

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hhsbiker430 Sep 2 2009 replied:

okay thanks i'll try that, by the way "exe", "zip" i know zip goes to winzip but what does exe go to adobe??

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hhsbiker430 Sep 2 2009 replied:

SWEET! it worked!!! thanx alot man!!!

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fıraz Dec 12 2014 replied:

same problem to me

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cronos35 Sep 7 2009 says:

haven't tried it yet but i think I'm gonna love this better than contra because of its near perfect sense of realism.. i love realistic games.

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cronos35 Sep 8 2009 says:

by the way, do the tanks in the game have 3d treads? as far as I'm concerned, most cnc generals zero hour mods' tanks have 2d treads, you can't see the treads moving at the side..

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cronos35 Oct 10 2009 says:

ok, i have a question, did the guys from cwc animate the treads of ALL TANKS and treaded units, coz i noticed that some treaded units have their WHEELS ROLLING but the treads don't ROLL ALONG WITH THE WHEELS. is this a bug orr just plain human error?

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venom1942 Dec 22 2009 replied:

Dude really it's a good mod and you are worried if the treads move? I don't pay attention to that anyways, I just play the mod rate it and enjoy it, i hardly ever complain but COME ON; tank treads?

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Lamarovsky Oct 11 2009 says:

Thank you god !! It's finally work !! Awesome !!!

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Dogger1234 Oct 22 2009 says:

I downloaded & played this mod yesterday - and it's easily my favourite so far! For me, it gives C&CGZH the look and feel of of a completely new (and challenging!) game, with all the familiar (and iconic) late-Cold-War-era hardware! Terrific work - many thanks!! :)

I have a quick question - is there a bug with the SA-11? It could simply be the way in which I used (or failed to use) it, but even after deployment it did not seem to track or fire at enemy aircraft...

Dogger :)

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gmen67 Oct 28 2009 says:

can you run other mods on c&c ZH like can u have more than one mod installed

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nikitak09 Dec 9 2009 replied:

Some mods you could install more then one but some mods can't so I sejest you install one mod then uninstall it and install the other one when your bored with that one.

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alkalineboy Dec 16 2009 replied:

Mods such as rise of the reds and this use the same executable file but have different launchers. mods without launcher tho stop you playin all other mods as most of the time they have to change files for the mod to run E.G. Tiberian Dawn redux :D

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nikitak09 Dec 9 2009 says:

YAY! Another mod with Russian people in it i'm Russian too you know!

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alkalineboy Dec 14 2009 says:

just downloaded the mod installed fine but when i try and play skirmish the Ai does nothing and i automatically win ... is this a bug with the game or what ? i have downloaded v1.0 and v1.5 installed seperately and together but still no Ai to play against. any ideas ?

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alkalineboy Dec 14 2009 replied:

nvm it works if i dont use the first ai selection but works if i use any others you may wanna take a look at it tho

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Clockworks Dec 24 2009 says:

umm.. i have a problem.. when i try installing the mod.. a window pops up saying - NSIS Error. Installer integrity check has failed. Common causes include incomplete download and damaged media. Contact the installer's author to obtain another copy.
i've re-downloaded the mod a couple of times from here and it keeps saying the same thing.. so uhh.. i'm wondering if theres another download link other than here or another copy?

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ProTanker Feb 14 2014 replied:

i recently have the same problem any way to fix this problem please?

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Lamarovsky Dec 28 2009 says:

Is there any another mod in the future ? Is there any probability to make another big title like this one ? Really ,this work is totaly perfect !!

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iboneurmomz Feb 15 2010 says:

idk how to dowload eny of theam well i do but um when i dowload it it sais where do i what to run or save ??? which one shoud i press

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Skipit Mar 6 2010 says:

how to install this? does it work in Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.40GHZ
2.40GHZ, 512MB OF RAM

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fıraz Dec 12 2014 replied:


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OrangeNero Apr 26 2010 says:


will CWC work with german ZH Die Stunde Null?

dont say i have to buy uk coz tib redux killed it.

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ramilamparo May 13 2010 says:

do I need CWC V1.0 to play this?

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simon1812 May 17 2010 says:

what the heck is net framework v2.0?

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ForntZone_Elite Nov 30 2010 replied: +2 votes     reply to comment
cr0n0s May 23 2010 says:

i doesnt work with win7 64 bit :(

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Siccity Jun 27 2010 says:

Downloading :)

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goaipod Jul 29 2010 says:

dl link dosent work -.- giving me like error server not found at

so plz fix dl :)


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