C&C: Fan Wars is a mod for Open Red Alert, created by members of the French CnCSaga Community. The background story is taking place in a far future, where remnants of the ancient Federation are fighting against their former colonies over the control of a powerful resource called "Diastim". 3 factions will be available: the brutal Red Alliance, the fanatical Order of the Inquisitors and the mysterious Conclave of Horizon. New factions, units and terrain assets will be progressively implemented.

Post news Report RSS Unit Spotlight #3 - The Lindwyrm

In this week's unit spotlight, we present you the Lindwyrm, an interesting artillery unit from the Order of the Baneslayer.

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The Order of the Baneslayer’s Crafty Mobile Artillery


Wheeled self-propelled gun at its best!


Faction: Order of the Baneslayer

Unit type: Tier 2 artillery

Good versus: Light Vehicles, Heavy Vehicles

Bad versus: Infantry, Aircraft


With its insanely accurate cannon and great speed, the Lindwyrm isn’t like any other artillery units.

While the other self-propelled guns are more efficient en masse to create inaccurate but deadly artillery barrages, the Lindwyrm is more of a counter-artillery unit. Continuously relocating in search of enemy artilleries, it can easily fire on them and leave before they have time to react properly.

It doesn’t need to stop or deploy in order to fire and is very fast for its unit type. Its range is however quite similar to that of other artillery units.

Its accuracy allows for surgical strikes, focusing fire on the most important targets.

The peculiar armor-piercing shells used by the Lindwyrm make them highly efficient against enemy vehicles, especially when they form columns.

Balance-wise, the Lindwyrm is more efficient against vehicles than against structures. And despite a moderate damage output per shell and its ridiculously small area of effect, its rate of fire is quite good.

Lindwyrm in action

They see me rollin~~



Written by Antoku and MartinMb.

Voxel model by Antoku.

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