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 www.cold-war-crisis.de where you can get snips of information and brand new pics and downloads.

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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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What a great day to celebrate!

What a great day to celebrate!

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On April 20th, 2004 CWC was released to the public, which happens to be exactly 9 years ago today. That's a great reason to celebrate, if you ask us...

Add-on galore: New units, maps and a mission!

Add-on galore: New units, maps and a mission!

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We proudly present the first official add-on for Cold War Crisis: "Get Rolling!" created by long-time supporters emperor, Batja, maximka123 and sukhoi...

Happy CWC Day

Happy CWC Day

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Patch 473 including the brand-new Leopard 2A4 (added to the "Distant Thunder" Mission) has been released.

New patches available for Cold War Crisis! Check them out now!

New patches available for Cold War Crisis! Check them out now!

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New patches were recently released, fixing some minor bugs and improving the overall balance of the game.

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

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

Full Version 13 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

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

Full Version 122 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

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

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

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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kimber23
kimber23

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
lex33

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:
Cold-war-crisis.de

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
CommanderFoxhound

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
ZHZombiesHour

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

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Guest
Guest

can you point to the website you got it from?

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CommanderFoxhound
CommanderFoxhound

it says I am missing a file after download ssleay32.dll. Any fixes for this? I really was looking forward to this mod

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lex33
lex33

Try to download the ssleay32.dll (google it!) and put the dll inside the CWC folder, together with the launcher (ColdWarCrisis.exe).

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TANKMAN606
TANKMAN606

was there supposed to be a European faction?

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sirjake
sirjake

i downloaded the mod and when i try launching it it says " missing required file: ssleay32.dll."

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CommanderFoxhound
CommanderFoxhound

Did you ever get a response or find a solution to this issue?

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lex33
lex33

Try to download the ssleay32.dll (google it!) and put the dll inside the CWC folder, together with the launcher (ColdWarCrisis.exe).

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Highest Rated (12 agree) 10/10

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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