The Community Outpost is hosting this year's real-life LAN meet-up for C&C Generals Zero Hour in Düsseldorf in November.
Discover how to play Generals on Windows 10 and 11, watch livestreams, read the latest news and more!
How to play
Generals was the second game to be released from the team at Westwood Pacific (at this point called EA Pacific) and introduced 3 brand new factions in an exaggerated modern warfare setting. It was a departure from the usual C&C format which polarised fans at first but, over time it has earned it's place amongst the other entries in the series.
Follow our simple how to play guide in order to experience the original campaigns in their full glory or dive straight into multiplayer.
Discover the latest Generals news from around the C&C community. Including patches, maps, mods and much more!
GenPatcher is the best tool to use when you want to play Zero Hour on Windows 10 and 11, but what is GenPatcher? This video will explain everything you need to know about GenPatcher, including a step-by-step tutorial on how to use its many features to get the most out of Zero Hour on newer systems.
After a successful first version, GenPatcher 2.0 has finally arrived. As before, this tool streamlines the installation, patching and configuring process for C&C Generals and Zero Hour on modern systems, implementing multiple fixes at once and tackling pretty much all known causes for problems in setting the game up. This new version, which had been in beta since November 2021 and downloaded by 3000 users, introduces new fixes and also incorporates optional downloads such as GenTool, ExiLe's Control Bar Pro, GenLauncher for mods, Leikeze's hotkey preset, Adriane's modified Worldbuilder, and over 100 maps. Whether you're playing alone, casually with friends or competitively, this tool is an absolute must have. It comes in online downloader and full offline bundle versions, so you can even plan offline LAN parties like in the good old days. Full information and downloads are available on the author's website, Legi.cc.
Happy new year! And to celebrate 2021, hopefully with vaccines against covid-19 for as many people as possible, the crew from Contra, a total conversion for Generals: Zero Hour, has decided to celebrate with a new patch. Contra 009 Patch 3 comes with a myriad of bug fixes, balance changes, improvements on graphics, maps, and much more. Download Contra 009 Patch 3 at Contra's ModDB Profile and have fun!
With the covid-19 pandemic still going on, we've decided to release a vaccine for your covid-19 blues so you all can entertain yourselves during this time. So, here's a new version of CCU just for U all to play with either Urself or with Ur friends. Have fun and enjoy!
C&C Generals Evolution: it's finally here! At long last, the wait is over. After combined 12 years in development, engine changes, and constant rewrites to circumvent engine issues - Generals Evolution mod is finally released as an early beta version for you to try!
No Strings Prd has been playing around with AI upscaling some C&C FMVs. Here's a collection of a little from each game starting with Tib Sun.
The dev team behind The End of Days mod for C&C Generals: Zero Hour has just posted an update on the upcoming 0.97 version. This "Drone Warfare update" goes further in depth about the new Drones/UAVs for each faction, detailing how they function in the game. Each faction has now access to drones, but they will all have different game mechanics tied to them. You can read the entirety of the 0.97 Drone Warfare update here.
It has been a while since the last update, been busy with work, but now we're back! This week we have an update from GDIZOCOM, developer of Project Tomahawk Storm
jonwil has released a beta version of the W3X export plugin for 3DS Max 2017 so people can test it. This tool will allow modders to use 3D Studio Max 2017 to export 3D models to C&C3 and RA3. Check it out by clicking here.
Always wanted to become a top player in Zero Hour? Now's your chance! Legionnaire will be going over LoGicA's 'Path to Expert' guide with the legend himself! Come check it out!