This modification offers an alternative gameplay to Tiberian Wars involving many Tiberian Sun units which many CnC fans (like me) missing in vanilla CNC3 and add even new my made units which you can't find anywhere else. Story is quite the same like Tiberian Wars, but is all about what if GDI and Nod do not abandon technologies they have used in Tiberian Sun era and instead of that further developed them. But it's not only that, there are many visual, sound and balance changes which I want to see and hear in my mod, new sounds, new music, new effects (like blood and gore, new infantry deaths, new more realistic missile trails) and many more.

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This simple guide can be very useful to run your favorite mod fast and simple...

Posted by OmegaGroup on Jun 28th, 2012
Basic Starting a mod.

Are tired of starting the C&C3 Tiberium Wars Game Center every time to launch a mod?.
With this simple guide you may run your favorite mod of a form quick and easy.

In this case we will use as an example the popular mod Tiberium Essence.
But the guide is compatible with any mod of C&C3 and RA3.
The only thing that changes is the name of the file ".skudef"

Steps to follow:

  • 1: Make or copy a shortcut for Tiberium Wars (CNC3.exe-file).
  • 2: Right click it and go to "properties".
  • 3: Now you have to add something in the "target" mask. After the path of the "CNC3.exe" type: [OneSPACE]-modconfig[OneSPACE]
  • 4: Now you need the path of the TiberiumEssence.skudef-file that is supposed to be in your mods-folder for TW (You can choose any directory or folder).
  • 4.1: Right-click on your mod.skudef-file (TiberiumEssence_1.51.skudef for example), and click in "create shortcut". Then go to properties of this shortcut and copy the line that is called "Target".
  • 5: Paste this path directly after the second "SPACE" (Respect the " ").
  • 6: After this you are done with the "target" mask and you can save the shortcut, rename it and directly start TE with it.
Example of how it should be the "Target" line of your shortcut:
"X?:\Program Files (x86)\Electronic Arts\Tiberium Wars\CNC3.exe" -modConfig "C:\Users\YourUserName\Documents\Command & Conquer 3 Tiberium Wars\Mods\TiberiumEssence\TiberiumEssence_1.51.skudef"

We hope that this simple tip has been of great utility for you.


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GoldenArbiter Jun 29 2012, 2:21am says:

Oh, Omega Mod group... you sure are full of fun and useful advice... Also saves time on making batch files.

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White_Hand Jun 29 2012, 4:18am says:

Seems like it works on RA3 too

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TheNodCommander Jun 29 2012, 6:19am says:

Just like the Forgotten mod, I think Carnius should just make an installer for the mod that automaticly creates a shortcut for you.

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-Redeemer- Jun 29 2012, 6:43am says:

xD looks like OmegaGroup simply copied my tutorial and made some little changes to it:
They even included the same mistake like me: In the first line they forgot to include the "you" after "Are" just like me

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OmegaGroup Author
OmegaGroup Jun 29 2012, 11:09am replied:

Your guide was used as a template, I forget your credits, sorry bro :)

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-Redeemer- Jul 1 2012, 12:09pm replied:

It's ok ;) I simply would have liked it if I was asked before and would receive some credit ;)

+5 votes     reply to comment
Zepher87 Jan 5 2014, 9:07pm replied:

Do you have a way to mod Tiberium Wars with that mod when its on Origin?

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Scx_BL4z3_zZ Jan 16 2014, 6:36pm replied:

OMG i have the exact same problem... I NEED TO FIND A WAY!! i uninstalled my c&c-3 because i got the ultimate collection and im trying to find some way to play the mod this way if its even possible!!

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Zepher87 Jan 16 2014, 8:50pm replied:

Well first you need this
Its a fix so you CAN use Mod's for those games. What you do next i'm afraid I forgot. But it should be just like modding any game just do it in the Origin. Again, I forgot how to do it but if you figure out how please tell me ^^

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BioClone Feb 26 2014, 8:17pm replied:

just download it using origin, but execute it from cnc3.exe located on your origin games folder.

At all, CnC3 can be downloaded from Origin, but DO NOT REQUIRE Origin to play it.

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brodur Jun 29 2012, 8:34am says:

Thiks works for practically any moddable game from EA it seems.

+3 votes     reply to comment
The_Enlightened_One Jun 30 2012, 4:04am says:

Hmmm... Great work.

+3 votes     reply to comment
EchoesOfTheFuture Jul 2 2012, 7:44pm says:

I see someone's a Windows 8 fan ;)

+3 votes     reply to comment
OmegaGroup Author
OmegaGroup Jul 3 2012, 9:30pm replied:

It is free for one year. We must take advantage ^^

+3 votes   reply to comment
Arios Jul 3 2013, 4:28am says:

Is it possible to use it within Command and Conquer: Ultimate Edition Tiberium Wars?

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tank1212 Sep 26 2013, 8:09am says:

Someone help me, please. I followed what to do that the tutorial instructed and it doesn't run the mod, just regular C&C3 TW. Am I missing something to run the mod?

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tank1212 Sep 27 2013, 7:35am replied:

Never mind, fixed the problem and is working now.

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Neo3602 Feb 1 2014, 1:41pm replied:

how did you fix it?

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Zepher87 Nov 23 2013, 11:48pm says:

It is possible to use this with Command and Conquer: Ultimate Edition Tiberium Wars on Origin. You just need to search for and download C&C Ultimate Collection Fixed Launchers. Here's the most current link for it. last time I searched for it, it got moved so you might have to look a little when you get to the link provided.

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killer903201 Jan 4 2014, 8:38am replied:

ty for that answer

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WadeSullivan Nov 28 2013, 5:19pm says:

I did all the tutorial, but when I try to select the MOD from "game browser" they are in blank.

I made the file with the name MOD and put the tiberiun essence there, make the shortcurt, have the 1.9 pacth, all done.

But can´t load the mod, anyone?

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ThankYouMan Mar 20 2014, 10:26pm says:

I think I love you.

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super-kh Jun 3 2014, 2:28pm says:

hey i did what you told me and it worked and then i put the icon of the game as tiberium Essence and its just neat.

if you want to do it just find any tiberium Essence logo in moddb and then you will find it at your downloads. then just rename the .png to .ico then click the properties of the game the click change icon then browse icon then choose the TE icon. its easy hope it helps

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JachAnen Sep 19 2014, 3:36pm says:

Oh you beautiful people. Was trying to get mods to work in Ultimate Collection edition but the "-ui" wasn't enough, but this did it :D

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