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.

For more information visit our Homepage at where you can get snips of information and brand new pics and downloads.

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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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Octashia Jan 5 2006, 6:59pm says:

friggen commys thats the only problem too many commys support it great mod btw CAPITALISM RULES!

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Blaze_NL Dec 12 2005, 7:02am says:

This is the best mod ever!! I mean, just look at the models or the movies... It's just undeniable

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Comrade_Philip Dec 9 2005, 9:48am says:

I've also been on CWC for allmost a year.
And its just great! Cant wait to the Demo! :)

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Soviet635 Dec 7 2005, 9:26pm says:

CWC is the best RTS mod coming out right now IMO. I've been with them for a long time and its been fun to watch it progress. I cant wait to get my greasy little paws on the demo, lol. Keep up the good work guys, and lets hope you win another award here.

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DRUMMER_BOY Dec 7 2005, 6:52pm says:

dudes u rule

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prog Dec 7 2005, 1:12pm says:


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9K32_Strela Dec 7 2005, 7:54am says:

Wow, I've never seen anything like this!

Any resemblance between me and some other guy is purely imaginative!

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Comrade_Philip Dec 7 2005, 7:36am says:

Well, the main-release is still far away, but a Demo is under way :)

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2312222 Creator
2312222 Dec 6 2005, 11:29am says:

Hey thanks for the comment. We're working hard to release a preview version of CWC (I'll call it "demo") so that you can finally start playing. Development is still our main focus though :)

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ieatspoons09 Dec 6 2005, 11:21am says:

Still waiting on a release and this is still THE best looking mod that is coming up for any game at the moment, :) RAWK


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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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