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 119 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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judgemental Sep 1 2014, 6:41am says:

Ha!-was just thinking of CWC. Playing Peace Mission Mod at the moment= Excellent mod, still being developed but up there with CWC.

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spade1540 Sep 1 2014, 1:46am says:

how about a modern day or advanced warfare ERA of the mod :D

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narcoutic. Sep 14 2014, 11:14pm replied:


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Guest Aug 31 2014, 10:55pm says:

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flames09 Aug 31 2014, 10:13pm says:

Here is hoping for a reboot or sequel to the best C&C mod.

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Deuce_Savage Aug 31 2014, 8:07pm says:

Whats happening here? Restart of one of the greatest high powered RTS military mod? Next generation military toys would most likely be over powering but welcomed if modded!

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Adam.Jensen Aug 26 2014, 10:21am says:

One of my favorite mods

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kimber23 Jul 26 2014, 4:02pm says:

This was my favorite mod, but today, i can't play. This occurs my .net framework became retarded.. any alternate way so that i can play?

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lex33 Jun 8 2014, 10:51am says:

Guys the Cold War Crisis v1.5 (Version 480) it's not the last version, I recommend you guys to download all the patches!

DOWNLOAD them here:

There is a few of them:
479 478 477 476
475 474 473 472
471 470 469
The last version is 469, BUT you must download them all, the updates are not cumulative!

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CommanderFoxhound Jun 2 2014, 5:56am says:

Playing this on Origin. Had an issue getting it to work but resolved it by downloading an install fixer. It will fix the missing file ssleay32.dll. Once installed it worked fine. Install fixer was found on c&c forums or contact me and I will try to send you the file myself

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ZHZombiesHour Nov 16 2014, 3:19pm replied:

If you could point me to the website of the install fixer that would be nice.

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Guest Jun 6 2014, 9:29pm replied:

can you point to the website you got it from?

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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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