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About Ultimate Apocalypse mod with 33 comments by Lord_Cylarne on Jul 12th, 2014


Ultimate Apocalypse Mod

News - July



We want to get rid of as many bugs as possible before its release! There are still lots of things to accomplish before the 1.74 final release and we get closer and closer to its completion (obviously :p). Now to point out some things, like you are aware, the 1.74 release will indeed include Inquisition Daemonhunters and Chaos Daemons!!! On top of that, bug fixes everywhere and balance + improved ai from version 1.73.

Overall the release is going to be huge and with two new races apart of the mod, it is back to the good ol' times like in the 1.72 days, only better. So here is the gist.

- Sounds -

 Flat out different music than 1.73. We replaced the musics in 1.73 with original 1.72 soundtrack + added more to the music at a total of just under 30 soundtracks to listen to during game and it is great. The sounds applied to the Manta, Boomy Turret, Hellfex, Necron Turret, and more was improved. Dark Eldar dark lance sound was improved.

- Infiltration Concept -

 So the attempt and reliability to click and click to stealth your units fails... players should not have to worry about that. Infiltrated units unfortunately in DOW has little to no work arounds for this, so I came up with a solution: if the in_combat_ext modifiers actually work in DOW, infiltrators remain infiltrated until they attack. Otherwise if not, infiltrators can attack when infiltrated again, and we will give some dedicated stealth detector units. All infantry units will be able to detect infiltrators like in 1.73.

- Sisters of Battle -

 End game has been fixed and on top of that, the unfinished and flawed release of the Sisters is all polished now and plays nicely once again! I even improved some gameplay advantages of the Sisters.

- Chaos Space Marines -

 We are reimplementing the Marks system. The specific mark chosen will allow chaos to field specific chaos champions with new abilities and more. The Daemon Prince applied to the champions appearance will not be changed, but will be stronger and different upon the mark chosen. Sorceror and Cultist benefits are unchanged and fine as is. Mark specific passive abilities will be applied to all units such as damage bonus (Khorne), health regen (Nurgle), ability recharge (Tzeentch), morale (Slaanesh). Mark specific superweapons will be added.

- Necrons -

 Completely different, similar to 1.72 style, and you will love them again. 1.73 Necrons were indeed bad and I goofed them up while trying out new concepts. They had a very, very, very, very poor economy style/flow and they were nerfed like a boss in 1.73, but in 1.74, their economy is different, and for those who like the bigger plasma generators, they are back and in action once again! New research, new base defense including shields (shields redone just like Tau) as well, and... new units.

- Tau -

 The Mako Titan and very few other units were indeed rebalanced. Tau in 1.73 were absolutely great, and in 1.74, they are ultimately improved. Mako beating Manta? Fixed. Tau shields visibility was now dimmed down by a lot so you can see your base. How shields work is also different like with Necrons.

- Orks -

New titan units. Fixes. Rebalanced.

- Space Marines -

Tons of new units. Bug fixes.

- Dark Eldar -

Little changes besides balance changes.

- Eldar -

Little changes besides balance changes.

- Imperial Guard -

Lots of new stuff and lots of new changes.

- Tyranids -

Global ability fx revamp and balance changes, plus giving them some late game love.

- Bonus map pack -

Maybe available before 1.74 release. Includes fixes and new maps!

That is pretty much 80% of the heart of 1.74. There will be one more thing included in 1.74 and you may have seen it from the past. ;)

As for the 1.74 work in progress, it is going good and strong. Chaos Daemons are almost done and Inquisition are getting an extreme make over by me. :O

So that's the plan. Any questions?




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Ultimate Apocalypse Downloads:

Download the latest version, 1.73!

Ultimate Apocalypse Full Version (1.73) 

Mirrors:

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If downloading from Mega, make sure you either use a Chromium-based browser (Chromium, Opera, Google Chrome) or install the Mega browser extension for Firefox, otherwise the file won't be saved correctly as it is a bit over 100MB. Official explanation here.

Get the latest patch! (Very Recommended!)

Ultimate Apocalypse Patch - 1.73.4

Download the recommended map pack!

Version 1.73 Bonus Maps (Recommended Download)


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tyranid141
tyranid141 Jan 19 2006, 12:14am says:

So is the mod thats out now just a pre release of what the Tyranids are going to be like

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alpha_talon
alpha_talon Jan 18 2006, 7:19pm says:

HI EVERYONE!!!! I am currently needing help with making a mod. Mainly the coding and Graphics. PM me if you are interested.

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Kiith-Somtaaw
Kiith-Somtaaw Jan 17 2006, 8:24am says:
Nidmeister wrote: NO OFFENCE TO ANYONE, but im seeing some great mods come up and ive also seen them fall shamefully to dust this is because people arent helping them, for example; halo:retreat and retaliation has put up help wanted ads and no one has fulfilled them, theve been up since november! now i dont know about anyone else but im gonna help some mods ( once i find out how to use the mod tools ) so please: SAVE THE MODS

That happened to me with my Foot of the Centaur mod

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chippy800
chippy800 Jan 15 2006, 4:27pm says:

hi i have got the tyranid mod for dow. but when i play it all the units and buildings are not tyranid. ive gone to game manager and selected tyranids but the same still happens. can anyone plz tell me whats going on?

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nidmeister
nidmeister Jan 12 2006, 1:25pm says:

NO OFFENCE TO ANYONE, but im seeing some great mods come up and ive also seen them fall shamefully to dust :( this is because people arent helping them, for example; halo:retreat and retaliation has put up help wanted ads and no one has fulfilled them, theve been up since november! now i dont know about anyone else but im gonna help some mods ( once i find out how to use the mod tools ) so please: SAVE THE MODS

PS: if anyone give me instructions for the 1.41 mod tools i would be very grateful. :)

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nidmeister
nidmeister Jan 11 2006, 11:16am says:

fenix-
becus there in the next wversion that we are waiting for, those models are not released yet.

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Shuvel
Shuvel Jan 4 2006, 2:16pm says:

i have installd the mod and it is ther so i can go inn om it but it dont work whats wrong??

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Geebung
Geebung Feb 10 2006, 11:06pm says:

My tyrand Mod DOESNT WORK!!! OH TEH NOES11111
I load the mod, but the tyranid race isnt there. HEEELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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fenix-
fenix- Jan 9 2006, 3:22pm says:

yea but in the gallry it has a pic of the Troop hive and Rippers In-game so why do i not se the rippers and the troop hive?????
pls help me!!!!!!!!

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greenphearo
greenphearo Jan 9 2006, 1:23pm says:

The Mod works well But the only Models in the mod are the Genstelers all the others use models from the other races.

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