This mod brings the Black Templars Fighting Company to DoW:Soulstorm game.
Black Templars are zealous marines that prefer close combat over ranged warfare.
Being added BT as the separate race, this mod does not change the original gameplay of Soulstorm.

Mod team:

Me, aka jONES1979 (AE- ,OE-, AI-coding, voices post-processing)
Skinnie (AE-coding, FX-es)
Melooo (3D models, AE-, OE-coding)
Claymore MD (music, video)
Shodar (testing)


The mod based on models made by Melooo, and also reused his gameplay ideas about how to implement Black Templar's 'close to codex' style.
Also this mod utilize some other FOK/POK assets, like updated sound effects and FX-es. THANK YOU, FOK team, you are Best among DoW1 modders.
This mod would not exist without helps of Skinnie.
Glorious Thudmeiser, who organised voices scripting and recording process for the entire Warhammer 40k modding community. You can follow him on Revora.
Claymore MD made a stylish trailer for this mod, and also He granted us permission to use some of his music tracks.


This mod required DoW SS Advanced AI ver 3.2 mod to play!
This mod is for DoW:Soulstorm only. Tested on both CD/DVD and Steam versions.


- Mod thread on Relicnews forum
- Mod thread on Revora forum
- Mod thread on Warforge.RU forum
- NEW! Mod community in Vkontakte

Other links:

- The latest (2015-02-14) Objective Points mod build is always at Mediafire, check what's inside on Revora
- Best Played with: DoW Codex Mod
- Try BT mod with: Soulstorm:Strongholds mission pack
- Revora forum is the good place for modding and team collaborations. Plenty of unique options for mods hosting, developing and disscussions.

Gameplay video on youtube by Claymore MD:


- How to bring back the original camera settings?
To restore original camera, just remove the file: YourGameFolder\BTmod\Data\camera_high.lua

- Sometime, my Crusader squads ignores my command to retreat and continue to kill, figth and die! What I do wrong?
This is the codex feature of Black Templars faction, named Righteous Zeal. You should learn how to benefits from it, or avoid and minimize losses.

- I want to know more about how to play Black Templars in this mod!
There is a video tutorial, made by our friend BoyarTactics. This tutorial unleashes some secrets of race gameplay.

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2 comments by jONES1979 on Mar 21st, 2014

Greetings, brothers-in-arms!

Our friend BoyarTactics made the cool movie series about the "Black Templars: Kaurava Crusade" mod! It includes the review, units preview in Army Painter, the tutorial and the bunch of recorded skirmishes for everyone's fun!



The full play-list is here: Youtube Enjoy watching!

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 May 7 2015, 11:06am says:

Black Templars fights vs Chaos in "Strongholds" mod:

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Feb 23 2015, 11:53pm says:

Для русскоязычных игроков - создана группа в

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Feb 19 2015, 9:17am replied:

Yes, Heroes WINCONDITION will be supported, but I don't sure about how "soon".
Mr. Fuggles did all the job, but time of next release is unpredictable.

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romeking Feb 18 2015, 2:13am says:

Do you plan on creating new models? The last release is in 2012 so I guess you could add in new units. Plus, you may want to consider creating witch hunters mod for soulstorm.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Feb 18 2015, 4:00am replied:

Sorry, I'm very bad in characters animations, so I better concentrate on something else, where I have skills.
My current plan is to hack GFX files and insert Black Templars into meta-map. I already did something similar in 2010 for another race, but completely forgot how to do it again.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Feb 14 2015, 6:47am says:

Objective Points mod was updated today. Please, re-download

Manual install required.
And before the unpacking, it is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to DELETE the previous SS\objective_points_SS folder and objective_points_SS.module file

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Feb 10 2015, 9:36pm says:

Watch the new gameplay movie! :)

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CharlieChill Jan 13 2015, 9:51am says:

Hey guys...I was wondering...if there is a way to add the Tyranid mod to the black templar module so anyone can play Black Templars Vs Tyranids while keeping the Soulsstorm vanilla stile of The Black Templar mode as it is ?? Just wondering.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Jan 14 2015, 2:14am replied:


The only issue of combining those mods are different UI/screen files which affects on Player possibility do some specific thing while playing. (BTmod UI disable Tyranids feature, and Tyranids UI disable BT race feature).

If you use BT mod as main (higher priority) - you can play BT race without UI problems with AI controlled Tyranids.

And vice versa, If you use Tyranids mod as main (higher priority) - you can play Tyranids race without UI problems with AI controlled Tempalars.

There is a workaround, on relicnews forum there were the updated UI files, where BT-UI-features added to Tyranid's UI files. You can search for it.

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