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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About Expanding Fronts with 5 comments by Gen_Rhys_Dallows on Jan 20th, 2015

JANUARY PROGRESS REPORT

It's been a long winter for Expanding Fronts. The team has been hard at work, and we've made some fantastic progress. the mod itself is going through some extensive restructuring, we've got a pretty huge list of new things on the horizon.

But first, let's talk about the outstanding news!

BATTLEGROUNDS NOW AVAILABLE ON GOG!

Yes, it looks like our push was a success, and Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds has finally been made available for digital download via GoG! Check it out here! Alongside GB are several other LucasArts classics including X-Wing Alliance, KotOR II, and Dark Forces. This couldn't have been done without the support and dedication of the GB community, thanks everybody!

HELP WANTED

You might not be too familiar with the buildings pictured up there. These, and many others are part of an extensive EF project. We've made some great progress, but we've hit a wall. There's a sizable laundry list of infantry units, workers, heroes, and creatures to add, but we don't really have anybody left on our staff with the know-how to construct them. This means we're stuck spinning our tires for the time being.

What I'm here asking for is anybody who can model and animate infantry and/or animals who would be interested in letting us borrow their brain and talents. Any experience/familiarity with Battlegrounds or Age of Empires modding would be preferred, but is not required.

We've got big plans for GB's future, but we need your help to keep things rolling. If you've got the skills and would like to contribute to the Expanding Fronts project, feel free to contact project members Gen_Rhys_Dallows or Sarthos via ModDB Private Messaging. Alternatively, you can post a message in our project thread at SWGB.HeavenGames.com. You can also shoot an email to expandingfrontsmod@gmail.com.

THANK YOU!

We've amassed well over 7,000 downloads since our first release, and with GB now available digitally we hope to reach even more people with our future updates! Thanks for following our progress.


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Expanding Fronts  BETA 0.1.1 (Manual Installation)
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Expanding Fronts BETA 0.1.1 (Manual Installation)

Jan 5, 2014 Expanding Fronts Demo 5 comments

This extensive update fixes numerous bugs and balance issues. Also included are several new units and map design objects. This download includes a manual...

Expanding Fronts  BETA 0.1.1 (EXE Installer)
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Expanding Fronts BETA 0.1.1 (EXE Installer)

Jan 5, 2014 Expanding Fronts Demo 11 comments

This extensive update fixes numerous bugs and balance issues. Also included are several new units, and map design objects. This download includes an automatic...

Expanding Fronts - Galactic Empire BETA
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Expanding Fronts - Galactic Empire BETA

Oct 31, 2013 Expanding Fronts Demo 17 comments

This is the first official Expanding Fronts beta. It contains a rebuilt and functional Galactic Empire civilization, alongside numerous new units and...

SWGB Taunt Pack
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SWGB Taunt Pack

May 26, 2013 Expanding Fronts Audio Pack 3 comments

This audio pack increases the number of audio taunts available in the game from 62 to 250, giving you a massive library of new sounds to rally your allies...

Expanding Fronts Preview - Spinnaker's Spoil Co-op
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Expanding Fronts Preview - Spinnaker's Spoil Co-op

Feb 13, 2013 Expanding Fronts Multiplayer Map 2 comments

The Trade Federation requires resources to fund its invasion of Naboo. The coastal town of Spinnaker has those resources. With the help of your partner...

Expanding Fronts Preview - Behind the Lines Co-op
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Expanding Fronts Preview - Behind the Lines Co-op

Feb 13, 2013 Expanding Fronts Multiplayer Map 0 comments

The Naboo have captured a Droid Control Program, and rendered a portion of the Trade Federation army motionless. With your partner, secure the Control...

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Akalonor
Akalonor Jun 12 2010, 11:05pm says:

I can't re-install my game , it says that a previous version was found even though there is no sign whatso ever on my PC -.-

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Jaegerjaques
Jaegerjaques Jun 11 2010, 12:33am says:

Wow...
Cool Old game....
I had play it for ages
can ayone tell me where i can dowload this game ?
i dont have it anymore

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TeamWolf
TeamWolf Apr 18 2010, 6:46am says:

Such a great old game, I remember playing it's expansion a lot.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Gandbon
Gandbon Apr 17 2010, 7:27pm says:

Go heavengames.com to find good mods for this game. Like A lord of the rings mod and halo mods and MORE!

+2 votes     reply to comment
Waluigi-
Waluigi- Apr 17 2010, 9:01am says:

Ok but really an age of empires star wars mod

-2 votes     reply to comment
blahblah965
blahblah965 Apr 23 2010, 11:54am replied:

its is a full game NOT a mod

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Clonehunter
Clonehunter Apr 17 2010, 11:40am replied:

No its not a mod. Its an actual Retail game.

+3 votes     reply to comment
vp21ct
vp21ct Apr 25 2010, 9:13am replied:

What he means is that, gameplay wise, all the developers did was slap a Star Wars skin over Age of Empires, wich is entirely true.

0 votes     reply to comment
feillyne Staff
feillyne Jul 12 2010, 7:04am replied:

No they didn't, since they use additional mechanics of flying objects / units to use aerial space.

+1 vote   reply to comment
kokkokoo
kokkokoo Apr 17 2010, 5:01am says:

great game!

+2 votes     reply to comment
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Very simple game really using the AoE II engine, I liked this whilst I played it, lot's of fun :)

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