An infamous RTS game created by LucasArts, it was largly based off of Age of Empires, and was considered the better Star Wars RTS of the time (Others bieng Rebellion and Force Commander). Despite its age and aged appearence, it still has a small but loyal following at Heaven Games, which hosts a vault of tools which make modding the game a rather simple task.

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EXPANDING FRONTS IS HERE



It has been a long wait, but we are finally ready to bring you a new public version of Expanding Fronts, Featuring numerous new units, technologies, features, and an entirely new playable civilization!

NEW FEATURES


On top of the Zann, every existing civilization has been expanded with new units, buildings, and technologies.

Transport Mechs - Safely move your troops to and from the frontlines in these new armored ground vehicles.

Land Mines - New cloaked explosive traps stop enemy forces dead in their tracks.

Anti-Air Batteries - Clear the skies with devastating blankets of laser fire.

Interceptors - Establish air superiority using agile light fighters.

Attackers - Pour heavy anti-tank fire from the skies with these powerful aerial juggernauts.


DOWNLOAD IT NOW


Expanding Fronts can be downloaded as an EXE Installer or as a manual installation archive. Grab it from the links below:

ModDB

EXE / Archive


HeavenGames

EXE / Archive


THANK YOU


It's been a long and difficult road, and we are immensely pleased to finally be able to put out a new public build. We thank everybody for sticking with us and being patient over the past few years. May the Force be with you all.


BUT THAT'S NOT ALL


So, unbeknownst to us, we picked a very interesting day to release Expanding Fronts. As it just so happens, the planets have aligned, and our launch just so happens to coincide with Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds launching on Steam. Very unexpected, but very welcome and long overdue. Also of note is that SWGB, alongside a handful of other LucasArts classics is included in the latest Star Wars Humble Bundle. If you, or anyone you feel like conquering the galaxy with is missing it, there's no better time to grab it and EF! We'll see you on the Battlegrounds.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION


As much progress as we've made, we are still looking for additional hands to help put Expanding Fronts together. As you might see in the beta, we've had to use numerous placeholder units to fill the Zann infantry roster as we are still lacking infantry modelers and animators. If you have experience in 2D art, 3D art/animation, Random Map/AI scripting, or general editing experience with the AoK/SWGB Genie engine, and would like to contribute to the Expanding Fronts project, feel free to contact the project head Gen_Rhys_Dallows. Alternatively, you can post a message in our project thread at SWGB.HeavenGames.com



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matt123707
matt123707

how do i download games off of this site

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neronix17
neronix17

You dont if its a commercial game like this, that would be illegal, unless they made you pay then it would pretty much turn into Steam. If a game is up for download for free here then it would be in the games Downloads section.

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kingboo3245
kingboo3245

Not entirely true... it wouldn't always be illegal if the producers and owners gave it to your for free, even for commercial.

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MrNentendo
MrNentendo

accualy its not a star wars version of age its accually a entire different sequal to a game i forgot its name. the reason there similar is they used the same engine called genie engine

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OrangeNero
OrangeNero

they used the same tech tree too. the technologies are mostly the same as in aoe. you have the same scout and other units too just in a SW look.

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MrNentendo
MrNentendo

btw get the expansion its star wars battleground clone campaigns
and you can get Star wars empire at war and the expansion forces of corruption not nearly as many factions but it is way better in terms of 3d demensions and theres space battles

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TheUnabridgedGamer
TheUnabridgedGamer

I can kick EaW AI's *** easily. Star Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds can rip you a new one on Medium. Space Battles are too much a focus (for both mods and vanilla EaW), and land battles in EaW feel more random attrition.

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MrNentendo
MrNentendo

theres an easier way to disable air cruisers go to skirmish map and options then disable air cruisers for all the players

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Poema
Poema

no, ill just leave the cruisers in. just found out the best sollution:
Fighters!

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Poema
Poema

A good old "Age-of-empires-like" game!
I just reinstalled it after not playing it for at least 6 years.
the game is just GREAT and you can deside to make it a long or a short game.

only thing i don't like : air cruisers!
they ******* blow your whole new and shiny army away!

but still... i'm planning to make a mod on this, keep looking for updates on my profile page!

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