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 or visit our IRC Channel to talk to us: #CWC-Mod @

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8 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 8 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 107 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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Black-Milano Jun 5 2005, 10:32am says:

Comrade Stalin would be proud of killing the amerikaneskys capitalist pigs.

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2312222 Feb 27 2006, 6:40pm says:

As I posted some centimeters below this comment there is NO release date for CWC. We're working as fast as we can. That's all I can possibly say.

Infantry will be included in the unitlist soon.

And yes tanks die fast in CWC, we try to keep it realistic.

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bunny1986 May 6 2006, 10:59pm says:

Guys, i am very puzzling now. The cinema in the CWC DEMO V1.1 Full is so bad.It seems not a DVD video.

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[CWC]SHADOW Apr 16 2005, 11:09am says:

Kind of... There will be the "European Alliance". They will feature the best-of european Units like the Harrier or the Challenger. For details check our Forum ;)

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Capt.Colesterol Apr 14 2005, 1:51pm says:

well said this is a cool mod it is very good. just so i kno will Britain be in this? please say yes :o

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Monkeystuff Mar 17 2005, 3:20am says:

Wanna say thanks to the team, never really said it to any mod before but this TC is shaping up to be the best Generals TC of all time. I cant wait to see the result on my computer.
Keep on rockin guys!

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Mr.Mc.KillAlot Mar 10 2005, 6:56pm says:

to me its like a whole new game that every C&C fan is waiting for

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Duckblade Mar 8 2005, 8:27pm says:

me like ingame screens

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Alphathon Mar 8 2005, 11:36am says:

Sweet halo, but it looks a bit chunky

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[CWC]SHADOW Mar 2 2005, 5:15pm says:

The russians will have the Tu-95 "Bear" and the Tu-160 Blackjack as Bombers.
For details check our Unitlist ;)

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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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