Description:

This mod brings Black Templar fighting company to vanilla DoW:Soulstorm game.
Black Templars are zealous marines that prefer close combat over ranged warfare.
Added BT as a separate race, this mod do not change original gameplay style 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)

Credits:

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 forums.
Claymore MD made a stylish trailer for this mod, and also He granted us permission to use some of his music compositions.

Note:

This mod is for DoW:Soulstorm only. This mod required DoW SS Advanced AI ver 3.2 mod to play!

Links:

- Mod thread on relicnews forum
- Mod thread on revora forum
- Mod thread on WARFORGE forum

Other links:

- The latest Objective Points mod build at mediafire, check what's inside on revora forum
- Best Played with: DoW Codex Mod
- Try BT mod with: Soulstorm:Strongholds mission pack

Gameplay video on youtube:




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3 comments by jONES1979 on Mar 21st, 2014

Greetings, brothers-in-arms!

Out friend BoyarTactics made the cool series of videos 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!


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Tutorial


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


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Third map from Svarog Sector. 4vs4, check out screenshots to see details. Instructions for install are in the readme. Enjoy

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My second map set in Svarog Sector. Its 4vs4 map, and although big, it can be quite fast. I suggest you use troop transports asap, but you can play without...

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This is 4vs4 map for Dawn of War Soulstorm. Check out screenshot to see what it looks like.

Black Templars Kaurava Crusade mod beta-5

Black Templars Kaurava Crusade mod beta-5

Oct 26, 2012 Full Version 46 comments

The latest October.2012 Beta-5 release of the Black Templars Kaurava Crusade mod. Now with new intro movie :)

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Oaks
Oaks Oct 28 2014, 8:09am says:

Few questions, comrade-brother Jones: xd
Standard-bearer,Chaplain,Champion,Castellan cannot be attached to a Fire support squad. Why?

What are the statistic differences between Neophytes and their Crusader/Fire support squads Iniates "teachers"?
Since Neophytes are only 5/10 req. points cheaper.

Why the Vows has different prices?
I think that Vows could emphasis more on their unique playstyle,
instead of just few statistic changes,only to be able to get hands on Champion.
Like the four and three paths of different playstyles in Chaos deamons and Dark angels mods.
One of the Vows allows the Champion to suppress("silence") all enemy ability-casters(psykers)?
Dont remember if the Vow were "Abhor the witch" or Accept any challenge" or "Suffer not the unclean"
:D

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Oct 29 2014, 6:22am replied:

- Fire support squad have 6 weapon upgrade options, so there is no room for "attach/detach" button and "attached leader" icon.
- Neophytes have less health and bit worse accuracy.

- Vows are made with strict accordance to BT Codex of 4rd Edition. (Detailed description Forums.relicnews.com)
Vows, in its essence, in any case are not comparable with the choice belonging to the Gods of Chaos or company doctrines of Dark Angels

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Marnok
Marnok Sep 15 2014, 1:06am says:

Are the three maps above supposed to be played on the BTmod? I'm having trouble just finding the maps when I try to play, I even tried to find them on my other mods and no such luck.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Sep 15 2014, 7:24am replied:

No, those are regular maps and can be played with any mods. Just put them properly.
(Probably into Soulstorm\DXP2\Data\scenarios\mp\ , but check incuded readme files before)

And of course, I suggest you to try them with BT mod also ))))

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Guest
Guest Sep 3 2014, 8:03am says:

hi Jones just wanted to say congrates on your 6 year run black templars wooo, also i wanted to know were can i find a pacticular song. it usally play in the main DOW title screen and it has an choir in it i believe.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Sep 3 2014, 1:15pm replied:

There are music titles, exclusively written by Claymore M.D., and where are "other" musics... I do not want to publish the name of the artist. You can find titles within BTmod\Data\sound\music\ and next use google for searching.

What about BT mod age, the 1st beta was released exactly 01-march-2010, so it is just 4 years of running. There are Black Templars mods before me, and after me, but I have no relations to them. But anyway, thank you for support!

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Oaks
Oaks Jul 10 2014, 5:35pm says:

Every last one fan gave deserved 8+/10 at the reviews. So did I.

Now I have question:
That Thunderhawk is appearing occasionaly,providing fire support right?
But what are the occasions?
Deaths of Castellan,Chaplain,Champion,Damocles and Land raider?
Or it works differently?

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Jul 11 2014, 2:48am replied:

Occasion: death of the one of Chapter Relic carrier (Standard-Bearer OR Emperor Champion).
So, it is not a kind of "fire support", it is more like "retribution" ;)

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Oaks
Oaks May 31 2014, 2:20pm says:

Theres only few things that slightly disturbs me in this otherwise amazingly,super quality mod.
First would be little bit too harsh strong german or which accent of units. xd
And the second is too big zoom, which I cannot not used to,
no matter what resolution I try.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Jun 1 2014, 5:27am replied:

To restore original camera, just remove setting file, placed at \BTmod\Data\camera_high.lua

Harsh strong german accent was made on purpose. Black Templars in W40K uses german archetype, german-like names, etc. So those voice actors were chosen specifically. The same, as for Crimson Fists we called on Spanish-speaking actors. More info here Forums.revora.net

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Oaks
Oaks Jun 1 2014, 8:06am replied:

Wow, thank you. A real lifesaver.
Tau has asian accent? I always thought they have some arabian or something accent. xd
Its worth to download them all just to hear those accents :D
Minor third problem is that units speeches are too often, set on too high priority
(like I read it is with Canoness chainsaw in Bugfix mod) and it sounds like they stand behind me, which frightens me to death.
Hmm, I'll try to lower speech volume next time. xd

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