The Past Ain't What It Used To Be...

The first Command & Conquer received its last official update on the 21st of June, 1996. Since then, the game has been ported to Windows (as "Gold" version), and re-released in the big "The First Decade" and "The Ultimate Collection" collection packs, but has never received any more bug fixes.

The C&C Gold Patch 1.06 project aims to bring this classic into the new millennium, by fixing the old bugs, supporting higher resolutions, and adding new modding and mapping possibilities. It also contains an addon-based language system, allowing anyone to create translation packs for the game.

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0 comments by Nyerguds on Feb 20th, 2015

Thanks to the people on the OldGamesItalia website, there is now an Italian translation pack for C&C95; v1.06 available.

There's also the voices and EVA, but I can't show those on a screenshot ;)

This is probably the most professionally organized translation yet; the people there are avid enthusiasts of fan-translation, and even gave the project its own sub-forum. I think the only time I've worked with a real translation team before was on the Polish pack, which was developed on my own forum on CNCNZ.

Anyway. Their own release information on the pack can be found on this page. The pack is also available here on ModDB, in the Addons section of the 1.06 patch page.

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Command & Conquer German Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer German Videos Base Pack

Jul 1, 2014 Movies 0 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the German videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

Command & Conquer French Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer French Videos Base Pack

Jul 1, 2014 Movies 0 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the French videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

Command & Conquer English Videos Base Pack

Command & Conquer English Videos Base Pack

Jul 1, 2014 Movies 10 comments

This can be added to your game to give you the English videos. If you want to add additional videos for other languages, use the addon-packs. The other...

C&C95 v1.06c revision 3 patch

C&C95 v1.06c revision 3 patch

Apr 5, 2012 Patch 23 comments

The Command & Conquer Gold v1.06c revision 3 patch. Updated with cncnet5 and TUC support on 01/07/2014

C&C95 v1.06c revision 3 full game installer

C&C95 v1.06c revision 3 full game installer

Apr 5, 2012 Full Version 22 comments

Complete No-CD game installation pack of C&C Gold v1.06c r3, without videos, with all music included. Updated with CnCNet 5 on 01/07/2014

C&C95 v1.06c revision 2 full game installer (old)

C&C95 v1.06c revision 2 full game installer (old)

Dec 10, 2011 Full Version 3 comments

Complete No-CD game installation pack of C&C Gold v1.06c r2, without videos, with all music included. This is only kept here for archiving reasons...

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Manny_F.
Manny_F. Jul 25 2012, 12:27pm says:

I really, really thank you so much for making this.
Back then, I started my CnC experience with Red Alert, and never got the chance to play Tiberian Dawn, until now. I have to admit that, when watching the intro, tears came to my eyes: it was a legend of videogame history and now I would finally play it!

I have a problem, though. After some time playing the game, the mouse gets blocked in the options menu, and thus becomes unusable! As a result, I can't save/load/abort the mission (actual in-mission gameplay isn't affected) and the cutscenes after such event play only the sound, with animation getting stuck in the first frame of the movie. What I'm doing wrong? I would appreciate your help.

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Jul 26 2012, 11:40am replied:

Hmm, blocked, as in, stuck in the middle? That normally only happens in windowed mode, if you alt-tab out of the program. Maybe alt-tabbing out and back in fixes it. If it doesn't, you can always disable cnc-ddraw in the config tool, that completely removes the system that does that. It'll also disable the stretching of videos to hi-res and such, though.

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Manny_F.
Manny_F. Jul 26 2012, 12:04pm replied:

Blocked as uncapable of scrolling/clicking. The only thing I can do then is pressing Esc to go back to game. But since I can't abort mission, I'm forced to close CnC through Windows Task Manager.

I'm not using Windowed mode also, and I previously attempted alt-tabbing and didn't work. I really tried several ways before actually asking here.

Anyways, I'll deactivate ddraw and see if that works. Thank you very much for the fast reply.

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Jul 28 2012, 6:39pm replied:

Actually, you can perfectly go through the menus with the arrow keys and abort the mission and quit the game that way...

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Manny_F.
Manny_F. Jul 29 2012, 11:53am replied:

In fact, I can't. For what I could piece together, it's not like the mouse's really "blocked", but rather, the menu seems to cause an amount of lag so massive it's impossible to effectively scroll or use the arrows. Once, I managed to bring the menu with the arrow exactly over the "save" option and even click on it. But when it came to name the save file, it wouldn't respond.

Anyways, I won't bother you anymore with this. I deactivated ddraw and now works fine. I can live without hi-res for a 1995 game. All I wanted was to play it properly, and that's what I'm doing right now. Thanks a lot for your time :)

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Aug 1 2012, 9:15am replied:

Ehh, you seem to misunderstand something here. The high resolution itself is 100% built into the GAME, and doesn't need CnC-DDraw at all.

CnC-DDraw only gives the game windowed mode, can stretch the game's videos to fullscreen in high-res, and allows creative stretching of the game's resolution for aspect ratio correction.

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Manny_F.
Manny_F. Aug 1 2012, 11:04am replied:

Ok, I get it, thanks for the heads up.
Sorry if I sound a bit too dumb at times. I don't know how it works, I just know it works now.

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Aug 2 2012, 4:54am replied:

well, if you start CCConfig, and disable the CnC-DDraw checkbox, only the advanced options at the bottom will go away. The original resolution controls at the top will remain ;)

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chr1sto
chr1sto Jun 18 2012, 8:42pm says:

Btw if you want to make a desktop shortcut, you just seek the exe file, right click on it, send > desktop shortcut. Thats all :)

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Jul 17 2012, 10:41am replied:

Well yeah, but that's quite unrelated to the fact the installer made an -incorrect- shortcut. That's been fixed months ago, though.

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MachoMan89
MachoMan89 Jun 14 2012, 9:08pm says:

I did the patch and now I can only build buildings right next to one another, I cannot remember if it was always like that. But I swear yesterday i was able to build atleast a space or so apart from another structure and now I cannot. Is that a problem with the patch or can I change it myself(if so, how do I do that)

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Jul 17 2012, 10:40am replied:

That's always been like that in C&C1. Later games changed that, but C&C1 always had it like that. You must've been playing RA1 before.

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Packer
Packer Apr 14 2012, 2:04pm says:

Ahaha played my first ever Networked game of CNC, I was doing well but then the opposition engineer rushed... Urgh so lame, then I lost my construction base so I sold everything then rushed in and nearly destroyed the entire base with nothing but MG guys. I lost but it was awesome to played this game Online.

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Purifire
Purifire Mar 17 2012, 6:03pm says:

why dosent the resolution 640X400 work?

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Mar 27 2012, 10:02am replied:

Probably because your graphics card or monitor don't accept it. It's kind of a non-standard resolution. The normal 4:3 resolution for it is 640x480; the only reason C&C95 has 640x400 is because it's the exact double of the old DOS C&C 320x200 resolution (which isn't 4:3 but 8:5)

In CCConfig, there are two ways to get around that:

1. Set the resolution to 640x480, make sure the Scaling Filter at the bottom is either "Nearest" or "Linear", and check the "Use original C&C aspect ratio" box. This will give you 640x400 stretched to 640x480, as the game was intended to be viewed.

2. Set the resolution to 640x400, check the "Stretch to custom resolution" box, set the stretch resolution to 640x480, and set the Scaling Filter to "Center". This will give you 640x400 centered in a 640x480 box, exactly like the original C&C95's "640x480" option did.

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Nyerguds Creator
Nyerguds Mar 27 2012, 10:11am replied:

Another possibility is to set the resolution to 640x400, check the "Stretch to custom resolution" box, set the stretch resolution to 1280x800, and set the Scaling Filter to "Center".

This will give you the game exactly as it would look in 640x400, while the real resolution is simply doubled. And since 1280x800 is a common widescreen resolution, it should be accepted.

If it isn't... you can always play windowed ;)

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