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Developer Contra Mod Team
Latest version 009 Beta 2
Release date December 26, 2016
Genre Real-time strategy (mod)
Engine SAGE
Modes Skirmish, multiplayer, challenge
Requirements Zero Hour patch v1.04

Contra is a freeware modification for Zero Hour. It was a major project that started in 2004. The mod adds many new units as well as numerous new upgrades and generals powers. It also features new music and sounds, maps, bug fixes, enhanced graphics, and other visual effects, as well as three new generals.

Overview[edit | edit source]

New features[edit | edit source]

  • Introduced Ranking system, in which that certain buildings and units can only be built when a certain general's rank is achieved.
  • 3 New Generals - USA Cybernetic, China Flame and GLA Assault.
  • A.I. is greatly enhanced.
  • Introduction of "Super Units". The limit is 1 per player (like hero units). Super units require 5th rank.
  • Neutral Tech Structures reappear after a while after they are destroyed.
  • Deep variety of gameplay tactics and strategies.
  • Wide choice of units, buildings, special powers and upgrades.
  • New graphics and sounds.
  • All 12 generals were made as diverse as possible. The gameplay for each general is unique. 
  • Simplified micro management (since Contra 008).
  • Each faction speaks its own language (since Contra 008).
  • Increased stability in multiplayer games (since Contra 008).

New generals[edit | edit source]

  • General Huang Lin Bao, China, specializes in Napalm weaponry.
  • General Algrin "A.I." Ironhand, USA, specializes in Robotics.
  • General Mahmud al Huchum, GLA, specializes in Armoured assaults.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]