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About Ultimate Apocalypse mod with 10 comments by Lord_Cylarne on Jan 12th, 2015




Ultimate Apocalypse Mod

News - January


First off, we hope everybody had a great New Year! I believe at this year in time, we have had our 5th year anniversary for modding DOW. :) 2 years ago (12/20/12) we also released the Grand Release version 1.7!!! How about that for some good news? :) We got some good news and bad news, listing them in easy detail:

What's new?

New Walls! (By RT2 and Oomperial)Random The Hunt Begins - Grand Release Screenshots
Random The Hunt Begins - Grand Release ScreenshotsRandom Screenies - Alpha Internal (DODA or THB)

The Ultimate Apocalypse mod made top 7 of 20,000 mods!!!


So now...

Good News:


The mod is almost done to be in our final testing stages. All races are done, all AI is done, icons and polish is almost done (except for a few things), gameplay core was long done a while ago, our intended to be released content is all done. Bugs to be fixed: Almost done. Balance, wincondition insertions, bug fixes, and the final testing stages is all that is left to do (and polishing of new content). We could release a changelog right now this very second, but as the bad news follows...

Bad News:


We have to re-redo an entire faction, the Inquisition Daemonhunters. The Inquisition kinda needed a re-remake over because the race was too complicated for new players to get used to. The Inquisition is now being reworked at this time, will be easier to understand, more awesome, and their content is being remade. This could take a while or it will only take maybe 1-2 weeks to do. Who knows? This is why we test the mod in alpha stages privately. If there is something the crowd will not like, we'll eventually take care of it.

As for the next grandest Release (status):


All percentages are not based on a mathematical equation and are made up by the feel of completion by the developer. 100% completed could take as little as a day or as big as several months to accomplish.

  • 1.74 core design - 100%
  • Polish - 90%
  • Coding/bug fixes/balance - 80%
  • Scenarios/maps - 99.9%
  • Winconditions - 60%
  • AI - 85% (Just a major bug to fix, dealing with all AIs)
  • Inquisition - 69%
  • Daemons - 99.9%
  • Necrons - 99.9%
  • Sisters - 99.9%
  • Tau - 99.9%
  • Space Marines - 99.9%
  • Chaos - 99.9%
  • Tyranids - 99.9%
  • Orks - 99.9%
  • Imperial Guard - 99.9%
  • Eldar - 99.9%
  • Dark Eldar - 99.9%
  • Overall feel of release right now this very second - 0%

LASTLY!!!!

We are now accepting donations! We have our accounts once again all set up and everything, but we cannot post donation links here or other websites, as our chosen donation site needs explicitly made websites that we can use to edit source code. :( If you would like to donate today, be one of our 85 donators by PMing me (Lord_Cylarne) and be put on the list of one of our donators! I'll provide information how to donate upon PM. I wish it were more simple to donate, but atm, this is all we can do. If there is a site you recommend (besides paypal), that will allow donation buttons to be placed on this site for example, let us know ASAP with instructions! Thanks!

The UA mod team thanks everyone for their contributions:


SPECIAL DONATORS:
Those who donated more than once or donated a very generous amount.

* = +1 times donated.
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  • Tibor Csaky ***
  • Gustav Bengtsson (Most generous)
  • 'Ace' ***
  • 'the guy' *************
  • John Chow
  • javier medrano *
  • Phillip MacNaughton **
  • Curtis Bend
  • Manny Sandoval **
  • Corvin Biebach **
  • Edward Silver **
  • John Devaux **
  • Christopher Burns *
  • Christian Voigt *
  • 'CrossLune' *
  • 'James' *
  • André Ferl *

________________________________________

Donators of this mod are (As of July 2014):

  • Kane Phipps
  • Mike Wheeler
  • Graham Robinson
  • Erik Davis
  • Sal Occhiogrosso
  • Bryen Wenzel
  • Olivier Ducharme
  • Daniel Brancalion
  • Peter Schmucker
  • Nick Haselum
  • Caleb Hoyt
  • Tamás Domokos
  • David Prude
  • Thomas Maloyd
  • Andrea Smith
  • Nans Vanesch
  • Cody Hageman
  • Jeremy Asherbranner
  • Paul Despe
  • Leonardo Riva
  • Roswald North
  • Jesús Ignacio Garza Olivares
  • David Sweeney
  • 'justajoe'
  • 'Noa'
  • kostas kateros
  • Maximillian Mitchell
  • Sebastian Jovancic
  • Robert Roeland
  • 'JiFoJoka'
  • Domenico Galimi
  • William Jones
  • Simon Oliver
  • Steven N.
  • Mike DiChiaro
  • Jaroslaw Fratczak
  • Mark Heck
  • Steven Kelley
  • 'Kyri3l'
  • Dominique Amangoua
  • Ulf Kaupisch
  • Nile Khalaf
  • Connor Jackson
  • Tibor Csaky
  • 'Ace'
  • John Chow
  • 'the guy'
  • javier medrano
  • Curtis Bend
  • Manny Sandoval
  • Corvin Biebach
  • Edward Silver
  • Phillip MacNaughton
  • Christopher Burns
  • Christian Voigt
  • John Devaux
  • 'James'
  • Anthony Larkins
  • James Balderson
  • André Ferl
  • Wayne Bulman
  • Alexander Morrison
  • Wilfrid Beraud
  • Nino Pflug
  • Joseph Kelley
  • Stefan Cako
  • frank iaquinto
  • Jacob Man
  • Jeffrey Oman
  • Woong-hee Jang
  • Gustav Bengtsson
  • 'Maximicus'
  • Valeriy Saprykin
  • Proskyrin Aleksey
  • Elric von Rabenfels
  • 'CrossLune'
  • 'Jack'
  • Øyvind Fonsgaard
  • Maximilian Schmid
  • Jordan Cane
  • Piotr Tokarski
  • Lance Bisgrove
  • Michal Cieczko
  • Harvey Devereux

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Ultramarine_40000
Ultramarine_40000 Dec 7 2006, 4:35pm says:

ok, lol. Ok heres the races for Warhammer 40,000: (i know because i collect tabletop ;))

*necrons (i collect em)

*spacemarines (ultramarines, the main spacemarine chapter) (i collect them too)

*tau (starting to collect em)

*orks

*imperial guard

*eldar

*chaos spacemarines

*dark eldar

*witch hunters

*and many different chapters of spacemarines, heres lots of the em... Blood ravens, Deamon Hunters, Black Templars, Space Wolves, Raven Guard, Crimson Fists, Iron Hands, Salamanders, Revilers, Hawk Lords, Storm Lords, White Consuls, White Scars, Red Templars, Mentors, Imperial Fists and thats all of them that i know of.

*theres also different kinds of followers of chaos like nurgle, zeentch (i don know how to spell it as i dont collect them), khorne, and the other one ;) and different chapters of chaos spacemarines aswell like normal spacemarines, such as Iron Warriors, Emperors Children, Death Guard, and World Eaters, and thats all i can think of for them right now.

*also many different kinds of other races aswell, like imperial guard, eldar and orks, i dont know if tau and dark eldar do. I know for fact crons dont tho.

Ya 3500 dollars is costly, but its the most used Program for making things. I bet they use it to make most things in x-box 360 games, and ps3 games.

As for games you should get for your x-box 360, i wouldnt know because i dont have one, i have a ps3. But two you should get for sure (if you dont already have them) are Gears of War, and Halo 2. Ive played halo 2 and can say its a good game, as for Gears of War, ive heard many good things about, and some bad things, but more good than bad. Its pretty much only the online pla that has bad stuff about it. And halo 2 is just good inpaticular offline and online... except for Screaming elmos, there quite annoying ;)

-BIO_Ultra_

p.s. i have no idea for what kind of map you could make :'( Sorry

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 7 2006, 2:45pm says:

what kinds of maps do you think i should make cause i cant think of any??? and i added u to my e-mail .the tyranid mod dosen't work for dc fer some rason y ?i wanted to try it out,which xbox 360 games are the best for single/multiplayer i must no b4 christmas plz tell!a.s.a.p.!! what r all the races IN DOW ALTOGHTER I WANT TA KNOW sry caps lok and y does it cost 3,500 thats redickulas for a stupid unit editor??? y???im starting to get bored or making maps ... so wot i do then? and the next map i make u i hope will like i'll try putting it in the fielfront for u should b called "good maps for u!"but i'll tell you when i have done rerlased it so dont go lokkin as it hasnt been done yet.

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 6 2006, 2:05pm says:

i no wot ur sain about the slow time taking but its been a year now and 3,500 are they *****G mental!?! so when i saw ur profile it showed a watch mod ,it had with extra units and stuff wats dat about? thx fer telling me about those to controls sounds handy and i cant really think of any map types to make i dnt know!!

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Ultramarine_40000
Ultramarine_40000 Dec 5 2006, 5:51pm says:

dont push em master, there doing what they can. Id rather have a well done slow coming mod then a fast crappy mod. And im sorry i cant make you monkeys... i dont YET have the program, and i cant animate, texture or code, and i cant get the modelling program (3dsmax7), because it costs around 3 and a half grand. I will get it when im older tho, becasue im becoming a computer animator when i am older. Sure, you could consider us friends, and to take screenshots of your map, while your in the program press "print Scr" (a button on your keyboard somewhere) and open paint, then go up to the top and press edit, then paste. Then just save your pic and do what ever with it. If you want to send it to me, send it through email, my email is cody_bourgeois@hotmail.com. O and heres a tip, to make map making a WHOLE lot easier, press "ctrl+f", and "ctrl+k", this will turn the fog off, and the sky, making it eaiser to see your map while you make it. Just press them again to turn if back on.

-BIO_Ultra_

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 5 2006, 4:00pm says:

oops forgot to mention when the F*** is that tyranid mod out i love those guys + they were one of the fist races when the hek is it gunna b out the FULL version with all of em ?

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 5 2006, 3:58pm says:

well alright im not getting into anthing expensive but if u have it perhaps you could possibly make a few monkeys here and their just a suggestion i have a few mor like for a map make it mountainous im making my best map yet looks good should b finished in 2 days it looks gud the middle is jungle the bit b4 the middle is mountains of rok which seperates into 3 routes they all lead to the same place and hidden around their are "secret" artefacts which i havent made yet... but its good if i new how to take pictures of the map i would show u that only infantry can pass the quikest route. im guessin wes is friends now then ?i try to make maps where it isnt the same as all the other boring ones i thinks yours are good in paticular i've seen em and another thing gretihin with a cannon it looks a bit old and crp if u dont mind me saing because i no there stupid but the year 40,000 and they'd copy other races a bt mayb but woteva. but the other stuff looks gr8.If ur on my maps if u download em which i havent as there not made yet ask me about em as their is stuff hard to spot and u can get easily killed if not careful enough in sum or 1 of them i think it's white light the one im making now.

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 5 2006, 11:51am says:

if u make the maps bye urself how does the team work then do they make maps in a map pack and say which ones u keep and throw away? i want to join if possibly if it dosen't cause u any trouble?
i have 1 Q: it sais stelath cover in an option i notice a lot of things and have good inititve i checked it out and it seems that when i make this type of cover it in the game sais that is does this - point1
-point2
-point 3
u might get wot im saying i hope but wtf is dat about? if u hover over stuff it tell u thighs like
- this unit is effective against this unit
-infantry
u see wot im on about? for cover its that it protects against ranged attacks.etc.
ps i probably come ere to often dont i but i try not to make small posts they are gennereally long if u can be bothered to read 'em. i want to make a new race with monkeys in em! of different kinds. i presume u need the object editor and/or attribute editor to do this? if so :( but i could try it but it'll b a pain in the but.

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Ultramarine_40000
Ultramarine_40000 Dec 4 2006, 3:34pm says:

I am with two other mappers in the Map Makers Mod team, if you want to distribute your maps, then a good place is dowfiles.com, or dawnofwar.filefront.com, there both the same place ;) just click the link on the side of the page that says "submit files" and read the instructions, then do them and they'll put your map up for other people to download.

to change the sound of your men walking in water, click the icon on the left of the impass editor, and it should say "cover" or "footfall" (or something like that), change it to cover, then foot fall again (theres a little gllitch that starts it in the cover spot, but the options it gives are for footfall. Then you should get some options like "water", "dirt", "rock", "grass", and "uknown", just click the one you want, then choose the part of that map you wan your guys to make the sound of on. About the water. In your heightmap editor, there should be an option that it "set value", then a little further down the side, change the option "level" i think it is, to "chest-high water", "waste high water" ect. but dont put deep water, becasue it is impassable.

Hope this helped some, but it might be a little confusing because like i previously said, i suck at explaining things ;)

-BIO_Ultra_

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TheMasterOfEvil
TheMasterOfEvil Dec 4 2006, 12:27pm says:

So are u in a team of modders of maps and how does it work can i make one or u help toi assemble one plz? p.s. im having troble with the water i make a water in an area but no units of any kind can pass i want it resonably deep but it isnt that deep at all wot should i do ?

pss : which ever unit passes on my map it seems as if they are walking in water because of the sounds when they step and the water rings how do i change this? iv been asking about the team of mappers fer a bit now so could u anser that ?

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Ultramarine_40000
Ultramarine_40000 Dec 6 2006, 3:33pm says:

those are just mods that im currently watching, if they get any new updates or news, then it automatically notifys me about it. And no problem about those controls ;)

-BIO_Ultra_

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For 6 years now I have been playing Dawn of War. Modding it gave me that extra plus.

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Only saving grace is that there is a Modding community with which to complete the incomplete game... :(

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