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Operation:Firestorm is a modification for Command and Conquer Generals - Zero Hour


Description:

The goal of Operation:Firestorm (O:FS) is not to redefine, but to enhance the C&C Generals multiplayer and skirmish gameplay experience. The core gameplay as well as the base factions will stay the same, but are both greatly extended and improved. This mod has been under development for a few years by Stalker and pWn3d, with recent support from No Life Studios, and we are proud to present our work to the public.


Features:

Playable Sides:
This mod features 9 playable Generals, 3 of each base faction. (China, GLA, USA)
The first release will feature 7 of the following Generals:

China:
General Xiang - Red Army (link to changelog)
General Tao - Nuclear Weapons (link to changelog)
General Leang - Secret Weapons (will not be available in the first release)

GLA:
General Assaf - Fortifications
General Juhziz - Terror (link to changelog)
Dr. Thrax - Biochemical Weapons (will not be available in first release)

USA:
General Ironside - High-Tech
General Granger - Airforce (link to changelog)
General Wilson - SOCOM (link to changelog)

New Content:
All playable generals will be able to use a large arsenal of new units, buildings, superweapons and
upgrades. The default tech-tree has been expanded by an additional structure to unlock advanced units and upgrades.


Main Gameplay-Changes:

Generals-Powers:
All generals will feature a unique tree of 23 available Generals-Powers, including usable abilities,
upgrades and unit-unlocks. Each general will have a number of abilities available to choose from at each rank. (3 at rank 1, and 5 at the ranks 2-5). After rank 5 (5-Star General) is reached, you will still be able to gain experience to unlock all the other Generals-Powers, up to Rank 21 (Supreme Commander).

Unlockable Units:
Each side has a number of units or buildings that are unlockable by a Generals-Point. All Super-heavy tanks (Overlord, Mammoth, etc.) and Heavy Artillery (SCUD-Launcher, Nuke Cannon, etc.) require a Generals-Point at Rank 3 or higher. A lot of these units will also be limited to a certain number (All Super-Heavy Tanks, Aurora Bombers, Topol-M, etc.).

No Over-Specialisation:
While all Generals are specialised in a certain field, all sides will have a complete arsenal of weapons.
That means all Generals have Tanks, Aircraft (GLA as well), and Artillery available, although with certain limitations.

Balance Changes:
A lot of unit-stats have been changed from default Zero Hour, to improve the balance in O:FS. A larger list of changes can be found here (note: this list is still incomplete)


Other Features:

Improved audio and video quality:
A lot of Zero Hour models, sounds and effects have been replaced by higher-quality ones. Overall this mod provides a better visual experience, while keeping the Generals-style.

High-Quality User Interface:
All parts of the UI as well as all button-icons now use high-resolution textures.

Widescreen Support:
O:FS will provide UI textures for both 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio, allowing you to play Zero Hour in full HD.

Multi-Language:
This mod will be available in English and German language. This also includes all new unit voices.


Release & Update Schedule:
We try our best to keep you updated about O:FS and we still have a lot to show. While we have no fixed schedule, we aim to release a batch of informations and images every 1-2 weeks.
A Beta release is planned for 2014 (no guarantees). A Multiplayer Alpha (limited AI) might be released earlier.


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China Raider LAV China Dragonstar Drone China Hellhound Gunship
Blog RSS Feed Report abuse Latest News: Operation:Firestorm Beta 01 out now!

6 comments by St4lk3r on May 13th, 2014

We proudly present our first release!

Features

  • 7 playable Generals with tons of new units, generals powers, upgrades, etc.
  • working AI for Skirmish and Multiplayer
  • HD User interface and widescreen support
  • lots of explosions
  • and a lot more...

This mod is currently playable in Skirmish and Multiplayer only, Campaign and Challenge mode is not supported. A full list of changes from ZH can not be provided at this point but you get an idea from the mod description page.

Note that this is still a Beta and is not entirely bug-free. A lot of assets will be re-done, and there's still a lot to come in the future.

In order to quickly fix bugs we will open a Support and Bug Report forum shortly.
Installation instructions can be found on the download page.

Thanks for your patience and support, and have fun playing!

~Stalker and pWn3d


Credits:

Operation:Firestorm Dev Team:
pWn3d
Stalker

Additional Development & Design:
No Life Studios:
Anubis
Keksz
Kris
n5p29
Zeke
Zhao

Additional Asset Providers:
Beng - Code
Cboidy - Particle Effects
Chappi - Particle Effects
ColT - Models
Coolfile - Models and W3D Importer
Creator - Models, Code
Fritz - Models and Textures
Ion Cannon - Particle Effects
IPS - Models and Textures
Mylo - Models
RequiemLux - Particle Effects
Sharpshark - Models
The_Hunter - Models, Textures, Code
TheHonestyFishZ - Models
Xezon - UI Textures

Special Thanks:
to the Staff & Community at:
Fallout Studios
Sleipnirsstuff
SWR
Moddb
for Resources, Assistance and Tutorials

and to all the other great ZH mods for countless
hours of fun and lots of inspiration.

NOTE: If we forgot anyone on that list, send us a message on Moddb


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Operation Firestorm Russian

Operation Firestorm Russian

Aug 1, 2014 Patch 4 comments

Russian Translation for Beta01 (text only) by DenGresh Installation instructions included in the download.

Operation Firestorm German

Operation Firestorm German

May 13, 2014 Full Version 5 comments

German Files for Beta 01 Deutsche oder Englische Files werden benötigt.

Operation Firestorm Beta 01 Main Files

Operation Firestorm Beta 01 Main Files

May 13, 2014 Full Version 36 comments

Main files for Operation Firestorm, required for both languages.

Operation Firestorm English

Operation Firestorm English

May 13, 2014 Full Version 11 comments

English files for first Beta release. Either English or German is required.

Widescreen for Zero Hour

Widescreen for Zero Hour

Aug 30, 2013 GUIs 7 comments

This mod adds High-Res User Interface textures in widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio. Most menu screens have been altered to look better in widescreen resolution...

Post comment Comments  (0 - 10 of 319)
Arc137
Arc137 Jul 1 2015, 5:08am says:

I'm glad this mod is back on it's feet.
This is one of the most high quality 'enhancement' mods that I've seen! (And also the first I've seen to have a Baneblade with a somewhat close amount of eleven barrels!)

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Lord_Chimera
Lord_Chimera Jun 26 2015, 9:20pm says:

Help, I accidentally the "report abuse" button on this page! How can I undo it!? I don't the modders to think that I'm some kind of report-happy jerkass!

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janicholsean
janicholsean Jun 23 2015, 5:57am says:

One of the best mods out there.. My friend extremely likes this mod even at older builds.. 1st.ROTR, 2nd.OFS.

And plss, Try not to die! ;D

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lelenny
lelenny Jul 5 2015, 2:19pm replied:

Even though it was fun, I never liked shockwave as much as this since the units aren't that much different from the original game.

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CptIstvanofArdeal
CptIstvanofArdeal Jun 9 2015, 1:39pm says:

Any hopes of a new release of the mod?

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Vvgamepro
Vvgamepro Jun 6 2015, 5:57am says:

Having a huge issue with the launcher. Currently hosting a LAN party and we were planning on playing this. We have 3 working machines but mine is not. Everytime I click on the launcher it automatically pops up with a Windows error saying it has failed to launch. Before and after I applied the patch. I've uninstalled the game twice, this last time I noticed I had it installed in the wrong directory. Going to try one more time, but in the case that it doesn't work, any ideas?

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Vvgamepro
Vvgamepro Jun 6 2015, 6:20am replied:

I take that back, my friends are idiots. I told them to install this mod, and they installed the "Enhanced" mod and they gave me corrupted files. Only to find this out when I said I was going to download the Operation Firestorm mod again and they were all like "What's that?" Oi.

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pWn3d_1337 Creator
pWn3d_1337 Jun 7 2015, 1:48am replied:

Nice to see the mod is played. If you notice some balance problems please tell us them, multiplayer balance feedback is always helpful. Can't balance the mod only by playing me vs stalker ;-).

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XGamer_BiH
XGamer_BiH Jun 4 2015, 5:49pm says:

Hey man, nice mod :D I like it!! But could you make the AI harder :) btw. and make challenge and some missions playable, if possible ! Great work

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pWn3d_1337 Creator
pWn3d_1337 Jun 5 2015, 1:58am replied:

Challenge mode and missions will not be made playable because it takes way too much time to do this. Also we changed some generals to other persons, some missions would not make sense anymore. It would be more interesting to add new missions, but again we won't have the time to do something like this anytime soon, and we are also not experienced in map making.

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XGamer_BiH
XGamer_BiH Jun 5 2015, 7:44am replied:

Ok, and what's with the AI?

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pWn3d_1337 Creator
pWn3d_1337 Jun 6 2015, 1:41am replied:

The problem with AI is that it's a ****** editor within worldbuilder. And it's hard to test if something works or not. When you break it you need to revert to your last working version...

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It has that Shockwave / Contra feel to it. Its well balance and has tons of new things to play around with.

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