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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3 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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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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malanthor Dec 13 2013, 1:54am says:

Any chanse well see the heroes system implemented soon Jones?
Love playing it, so well done. But no heroes make baby jesus cry.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Dec 18 2013, 11:00pm replied:

I will try to upload new build before Christmas...
... or before our "Orthodoxy" Christmas :)

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Edwardian Jan 3 2014, 3:16pm replied:

Glad to read you'll upload an update in a few days! And considering the quality of the previous ones, I suspect we'll get some nice surprises. Way to go!

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Jan 4 2014, 1:05am replied:

I suppose your will be dissapointed, no new really things, just fixes.

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Edwardian Jan 4 2014, 9:10am replied:

Well, I'll be happy if the BTs kick butts as they usually do!

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nasorog Dec 21 2013, 2:44am replied:

great! will it be final build?:D

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Dec 21 2013, 6:49am replied:

No. There is no any "final" in modding. Except for Bagatur, of course.

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nasorog Dec 21 2013, 6:53am replied:

дык i understand that:) i mean, will next build be beta-6 or v1.0?

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Dec 21 2013, 7:02am replied:

Beta-6 оf course. There is no need to hurry up and take on increased obligations. The "final" release must support singleplayer campaign, at least.

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Edwardian Jul 11 2013, 11:16pm says:

Honing my skills with my Black Templars on Skirmish Mode. So far, I managed to defeat Orks, Necrons and Taus teams in handicap battles (2 armies against 1 army of Templars). My next step, win 3 versus 1 handicap battles... and record a video to share the tactics!

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Guest May 16 2013, 5:01am says:

Hi, I have a question. I am using this mod along with Codex. But I have 2 problems. First, the battle stance of Black Templars squads are always set to aggresive when they come out of buildings, no matter what stance the building is set to.
Second, sometimes during fights I lose the ability to control my squads, and they just keep fighting by themselves, no matter what order I give. I can oonly control them again if the fighting ends.
Are these known bugs or it is something I did wrong during installation?
To anyone who replies, thx!

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 May 16 2013, 8:51am replied:

This both are design features of Black Templars marine nature. Basic troops are aggressive and zealous no matter what supreme commander (mean. You) thinks about battle situation.
The second is the effect of Righteous Zeal, when one of brothers is killed, others will fight harder, ignore more damage, but became uncontrollable for some time. Only the presence of person of great authority, like attached Chaplain or Castellan, can change this.

From the gameplay perspective, BT have benefits in melee, so that is balanced by other ways.

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Guest May 16 2013, 5:25pm replied:

I see. Well yes I agree that they are much more resistant in comparison and it is balanced, just sometimes is a bit sad to lose you pimped up squad in the chaos of battle :P Anyway, thx for your reply, and congratulations on your awsome mod! I'm anxious for the next update!

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Cucaracha Mar 13 2013, 5:03pm says:

Thank you for the cinematic in my SS is wonderful to see something new. I'm not big on SP, but this was fun to play. BT is really cool

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CharlieChill Nov 19 2012, 9:04pm says:

Hi EVERYONE..I love this Mod but I would like to share a suggestion to the artist and moders that did this marvelous piece of art and entertainment.Please if you guys keep enhancing this mod, I think it will be nice if you can work on the scale for all other races as you did with the Templars and it will be nice if you can adapt the Templars dreadnoughts to the other Space Marines race or adapt the ones from fire storm over Kronus to the mod , so The Land Riders and The Predators. Anyway as I say before you guys did an Amazing and outstanding job with this mod. The Music is also beautiful and perfect. Keep it up and keep them coming ! May the Emperor Bless the soul of all the creators of this mod. Thanks a lot guys !

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Nov 20 2012, 5:55am replied:

As I remember, I had carefully adapt sizes of all vehicles, dreadnoughts, speeders for all vanilla races long ago. And also did it for Inquisition and Dark Angels mod races.

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CharlieChill Dec 13 2012, 8:24pm replied:

Yes you right..I was inspecting the other Units ..but not the Templars..those are perfect ! ..and yes I notice the scaling ... the Land Rider is bigger so the dreadnoughts and many other units... but it will be real cool if you can add to it the Land Rider with the Marine machine gunner on top for all Marine for the Chaos and all others races ...but matter what..your mod is a Pure art...I am very impress with the music during game so Epic... so The army is the most good looking army painter I have look so should be working for Relic...for real ! I am a graphic designer with plenty of experience working for an advertising company down here in the Island of Puerto Rico...and I know what is good quality and what is mediocre...and you my friend are a pro as a 3d designer...the details of those Templars are outstanding you did excellent ...KEEP IT UP AND KEEP IT COMING !and Thanks for sharing with all of US such an amazing creation ! God BLESS YOU BRO ! and THANKS a LOT !

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Dec 14 2012, 12:34am replied:

Thanks for reply and good words, Charlie Chill!
But I should note, that most used models are from FoK/PoK mod and was made by Meloo and HorusHeretic textured by Fleshp0int and Buz. We are big community here, who became a contributors for BT mod.

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Perfect! =D

Feb 20 2012, 9:01am by Héllalujah!

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