The time of Diplomacy is over. The length of the war and differing opinions on what should be done to bring the war to an end has led to a splintering of the groups involved. The controlling powers-that-be have depleted arsenals and seemed to have exhausted all efforts of diplomacy. Trapped in a stalemate, sub-factions have rebelled and broken off the main alignments. Rebellion is upon us.

A full-fledged expansion to the original, Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion draws you even deeper into the galactic struggle for supremacy with appealing new factions, terrifyingly cool new ships of all sizes, enhanced lighting and particle effects for increased visual pleasure and all-new victory conditions.

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While the Moff Council and the New Republic have begun their bids for control of the galaxy, in the Outer Rim and beyond, more contenders await their chance to strike. Can the Empire of the Hand unite the galaxy against the impending external threats, or will the Pentastar Alignment find the opportune moment to strike and establish a new form of Imperial galactic leadership?

Keep in mind, the mod is still in development, and part of the point of our iterative release model is to get feedback on features as we develop the mod (and therefore, for example, older factions will tend to be more polished/finalized than newer ones). If you have any feedback or suggestions for what you want to see, or just want to discuss the mod and your strategy, head over to our forums or ModDB profile.

...For Those New To Ascendancy...

Play as the New Republic, Imperial Remnant, Empire of the Hand or Pentastar Alignment in the post-Endor Star Wars galaxy, each with unique ship rosters, abilities, playstyles and tech trees.
Conquer the Star Wars Galaxy on several maps with various configurations, featuring several new planet types and canon planet placements.
Completely redesigned UI, and overhauled graphical effects.
Several overhauled and all-new gameplay mechanics, ship systems degrading with damage, and the ability to entirely destroy planets.

...New in 1.0...

Two new playable factions added: Empire of the Hand and Pentastar Alignment
Several new and redone units for the Remnant and New Republic, including the Allegiance Star Destroyer and Dauntless Heavy Cruiser
New tech for Remnant and New Republic
AI and Performance improvements
New map: Fool's Bargain, 8 players, 89 planets
Warlord Zsinj as a neutral hero on Dathomir in Unified Front
Bug Fixes & other changes, see below


For a more comprehensive overview, see here.

Pentastar PotentialRebel Revenge

Ascendancy 1.0 Open Beta (For Sins V1.82  STEAM)


Keep in mind, Sins is updating to v1.83 soon, so this version is acting as a chance for us to collect feedback to release the "full" 1.0 on the final 1.83 patch for Sins.

Before playing the mod to increase stability, also enable Large Address Aware to bypass Sins' 2GB memory limit issues. LAA is included in the download, simply open it, set the mode to basic, find your Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion.exe file and click the box to enable large address aware, then save. This only needs to be done once, so if you have already done it for other mods you can skip this step.

...Game Nights...

In order to facilitate multiplayer matches with our players, we'll be doing community game nights on predetermined weekends with Ascendancy players and developers. If you follow our Steam group or join the forums below, events will be posted in advance. We'll be shuffling around time zones to allow as many people to play as possible.

That's all for now. Hope you enjoy 1.0, we'll have information coming soon on 1.1 and Imperial Civil War 2.2

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What's ahead for Sins of the Prophets in 2016

What's ahead for Sins of the Prophets in 2016

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Today we're going to discuss with you the immediate future plans the team is working on for the mod and where we hope to go in 2016.

Year in Preview

Year in Preview

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Happy new year everyone! Corey runs down what to expect from the Thrawn's Revenge team in our 10th year in existance.

New Republic 1.0 Playthrough

New Republic 1.0 Playthrough

Thrawn's Revenge II: Ascendancy 5 comments

Continuing on our goal to post a playthrough with each faction before release, here's the first part of an almost all-too-short New Republic playthrough...

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Ascendancy 1.0 Open Beta (For Sins V1.82  STEAM)

Ascendancy 1.0 Open Beta (For Sins V1.82 STEAM)

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To install Ascendancy, put the extracted Ascendancy-Sins folder in your Mods folder: ...Documents\My Games\Ironclad Games\Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion\Mods-Rebellion...

Stars 3.11

Stars 3.11

Stars Full Version 2 comments

IDEA: more realistic universe VERSION: 3.11 COMPATIBLE: Rebellion 1.83 NEW: Shields, Armor prolonged chains; Stamina doctrine, tweaks

Stars 3.10.1

Stars 3.10.1

Stars Full Version 10 comments

IDEA: more realistic universe VERSION: 3.10.1 COMPATIBLE: Rebellion 1.83 NEW: Diplomatic doctrine FIX: unresearchable items

Stars 3.10

Stars 3.10

Stars Full Version 1 comment

IDEA: more realistic universe VERSION: 3.10 COMPATIBLE: Rebellion 1.83 NEW: Antimatter research chain, strengthened Rovers.

OnlyCapitalShips 1.93

OnlyCapitalShips 1.93

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This mod removes frigates and cruisers with the exception of Base Builder and Titans.

SGI Rebellion 1.80 Patch (Outdated)

SGI Rebellion 1.80 Patch (Outdated)

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This is the previous version of the mod, I have combined the 3 downloads into 1 so you can just extract and play. The Rebellion 1.80 PATCH version of...

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Starkiller2356
Starkiller2356

Wow just got this game from the steam sale and it has a huge learning curve! I like to play EAW but this game has EAW galactic conquest mode with insane more depth!

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st0ne56
st0ne56

whats your steam name because i myself love EAW

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daetrax
daetrax

SOSE is pretty ******* simple. Basic resource-gathering. Simple research system. Simple unit building. Simple upgrading of planets. Not sure which part of this game would be complicated?
"huge learning curve"... Ever tried things like EVE or X3? Now, that's a steep learning curve.

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TheyCallMeProphet
TheyCallMeProphet

Yes, it's simple for guys who played this game for years, but not for the guys which have played not so many games like this. ;)

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Temeter
Temeter

Sins is actually not as complex as it seems in the beginning, although it has certainly more depth than EAW. That one was especially in the conquest mode always more of a fun game without many strategical elements.

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Starkiller2356
Starkiller2356

I agree that is fun its just I jumped into my first game and everything is so new to me, I usually play more simple RTS games like C&C and stuff like that. I love the conquest mode in SOSE too, has a ton of potential.

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Temeter
Temeter

So, next try:
No, I actually ment the conquest mode of EAW :P
Getting into Sins and learning it's mechanics was, at least for me, one of the most interesting parts of the game. After a while the standard sins get's a bit boring, but that's what we got mods for^^

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Hellstormer321
Hellstormer321

next solar empire game will have deathstars :D

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CharlieOneThree
CharlieOneThree

Deathstars and better mods WOOO

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KinQQz
KinQQz

anyone knows how to sell buildings ? :P

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ZombiesRus5
ZombiesRus5

Scuttle is in the bottom hud. It's a button at the button of the directly in the middle under where pictures of stuff displays.

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Kaiserreich_Bendron
Kaiserreich_Bendron

Why is there no Mod that has SGI and SW in once???

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Kaiserreich_Bendron
Kaiserreich_Bendron

does some one knows how i can play two mods like SGI and Requiem at the same time???

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TheyCallMeProphet
TheyCallMeProphet

I could make a mod - if the makers of those mods agree

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