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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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

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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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trex_rawr Apr 29 2014, 3:22pm says:

I don't know whether it's the game or there are some problems. When I was playing in the BTmod or in the Search and Rescue mod, the reinforcement of a squad tend to be turned off automatically once a while and there are reinforcement available. Meantime, the action taskbar disappears when BT are in combat. Is this a problem or is this the game default?

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Apr 29 2014, 4:58pm replied:

This is made on purpose. This is not a problem, but the gameplay feature (predefined disadvantage) of Black Templar faction basic infantry.

The 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.

It also was covered in tutorial

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trex_rawr Apr 29 2014, 8:54pm replied:

Thank you very much jONES1979 :)
That shocked me when it first happened. I thought there is something wrong and I might needa fix it. Thanks again :)
I enjoy playing as the black templars. They are so fun :D

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revan111295 Apr 24 2014, 5:04pm says:

Not bad voice acting tbh its less annoying than one on other mod but taking the fact that creator is not professional voice actor and does not have professional equipment and software he/she did a good job. and mod it self is not bad either I like the intro and music when installing this mod.

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Apr 25 2014, 5:28am replied:

Thank you very much! I hope you will like playing it as well!

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revan111295 Apr 25 2014, 5:31pm replied:

I played this mod last night I enjoyed and I will keep playing But I am someone that you might at times call a graphical w**** so is it possbile to make HD graphics for this mod? I understand that it might not be possible or difficult do to many things like life or technical issues but if possbile it would be a nice addition to this mod. keep up good work and sorry for long post

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Apr 26 2014, 5:06am replied:

Yes, I'm aware about that textures are bit outdated. Only most recent BT unit(s) like FOK's mod terminator model has good ones.
Unfortunately, I have zero skills in 2d arts, and black templars race aren't so popular to attract artistic people attention, who could assist.

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revan111295 Apr 29 2014, 1:35pm replied:

I am sure if you ask around you will find artists to aid you with the graphics I wish you luck with that.

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GreenScorpion Apr 29 2014, 6:06pm replied:

It's not hard doing a texture once a base one is made. Yet it is hard to make a really detailed texture unless you just copy chuncks from other things. Still i never felt the BT textures where significantly outdated/low quality. But that is just my opinion.

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