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New Races:

Chaos Daemons
Chaos Renegades (The Lost and the Damned)
Grey Knights
Adeptus Mechanicus
Blood Angels
Space Wolves
Dark Angels

Expansions to the original 9 races:

Faction choices for:

Chaos Legions - 9 Original Traitor Legions and Renegades
Space Marines - Remaining 6 First Founding Legions, and 3 Second Founding Legions
Eldar - 6 most famous Craftworlds
Orks - The 6 major Clans
New units and characters for all the original races.

Installation Instructions:

1. Delete the codex folder and the code.module file in your Soulstorm directory.
2. Download both parts 1 and 2 of the Codex Base Code.
3. Extract both parts to your SS directory.
4. Download and extract Codex 3.5 to your Soulstorm directory.

5. Select “Dawn of War: Codex (3.5)” from the Game Manager.

There is a combiner module file for using in conjunction with the Tyranids (vs 0.51b) and the Black Templars (beta 5) mods included in the extracted folder,
but you will NEED these 2 great mods installed separately.

NOTE: The new races are not the same as other independently released versions, just to avoid confusion. These are the Codex versions, developed separately.

Boothy_p (Team leader / Coder)
Deathwatch78 (FX / Textures)
dkpisme (Textures / Testing)
Count Bagatur (Testing / Textures)
deathteam15 (Community Manager)

FOK / POK Team - Without who's models this would not be possible, simply the best...
_Warsmith_ - Fantastic models and assets
Titanium Wars (GrOrc) - Models, assets and OE pointers
Apocalypse Mod - Fantastic models and assets
Horus Heritic - Models and skins
ZanyReaper - Assets from TTRU
Dawn of Skirmish Team (and Thudo) - For the wonderful AI, a joy to work with!!
Corsix - For the great mod studio
jONES1979 - For little items, and alot of knowledge and insight
CutterShane and Arkhan - Heroes mod, love it!!!!
Inquisition Daemonhunt team - Models and assets
Catwell - Great Unclean one, Keeper of Secrets and others
Mudflaps - Bikes, and other models
Witch Hunter mod - Inquisition models and assets
Torzel - For the lovely space wolf skins
Steel Legion team - Models and assets
CraftWorld team - Eldar models and assets
Whiteshield - For Specular textures
Winterdyne - The warhound titan
RavenwingRetribution - Icons, lots of.....
Combat_Sheep888, - Dark Angels Vehicle Skins
O-CuKChainz - Blood Angels Vehicle Skins
Relic and THQ - For the wonderful game that is Dawn of War (make 3 as good!!!!!!!)
Games Workshop - For the IP, fluff and 40k universe, and allowing this sort of endevour

To anyone I might have missed, sorry (tell me, and I'll update)

To all those who have already downloaded and enjoyed/commented on the mods to date.

Grey Knights teaser trailer:

Alternative download link (small file sizes):

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15 comments by deathteam15 on Oct 7th, 2014

Hi everyone,

It's been a long time since any news was released, and there has been a good reason for that: frankly, there has not been any.

However, I can now reveal that work has been resumed, although at a slow pace. Deathwatch78 has generously found time in his busy schedule to give some time to modding, and will therefore be working on new eye candy for the next version. This also means anything which did not make it into 3.5 will be in the next version. On the other hand, the gameplay element is still on hold due to the absence of boothy_p.

Thank you for your support and patience,

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Codex v3.5

Codex v3.5

Nov 23, 2012 Full Version 67 comments

Codex 3.5. Requires Codex Base parts 1 and 2. Incremental patch release, with a number of additional feature, tweaks and fixes. Full change log below...

Codex Base Code - Part 2

Codex Base Code - Part 2

Oct 10, 2012 Full Version 35 comments

Base code set for the Codex Mod. Required for 3.4 and all subsequent versions. Download Codex Base Parts 1 and 2 and extract to your Soulstorm directory...

Codex Base Code - Part 1

Codex Base Code - Part 1

Oct 10, 2012 Full Version 25 comments

Base code set for the Codex Mod. Required for 3.4 and all subsequent versions. Download Codex Base Parts 1 and 2 and extract to your Soulstorm directory...

Codex Badges and Banners

Codex Badges and Banners

Jun 17, 2012 Skin Pack 12 comments

Possibly the most boring download available on the site, but here we are. It's been brought up that the badges and banners in codex are not there for...

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booni Jul 16 2012, 11:10am says:

havnt played one decent skirmish without a crash and also your daemon princes in game havnt been updated to the ones in army painter. what gives? :S

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 12:26pm replied:

within the same race? The specific ones within the army painter are only for daemons, not for chaos marines.
I'm not 100% sure, it would imply somethings fooked in the download.
What operating system are you using?
And guessing your playing against a variety of races?

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Lord_Cylarne Jul 16 2012, 1:52pm replied:

To report, I get random crashes as well within this mod, and I only had two successful games out of 6.

I play always or almost always Daemons (please improve their gameplay), if not Tyranids, Eldar, or Necrons, and the ai causing crashes to desktops would be either Blood Angels, Tau, or Adeptus Mechanicus, imo. Throughout my 6 games I didn't see any of those three factions get to tier two, and a lot of the games I have played with them are indeed imo,victims of ctd. I could be wrong though, I didn't intentionally look.

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 7:10pm replied:

well, looks like my tau ai files were well fo-dooked. re-downloaded DOWAI and re-added the new squads, AI sims on those races you mentioned seem fine now (5 so far).
Was pretty easy to crash before that.
Stupid Tau. Sorry DoWAI for shouting at you!

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 2:14pm replied:

I believe there's a problem with Tau, that I've had (the only time I've been able to replicate), still trying to figure that out, they are the race I've changed least.
The other races have had loads of AI sims without fail, but I will look into it more :)

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 2:38pm replied:

going to but tau back to DOWAI 3.2 default, see if that fails, then just add back the 3 units added for Tau.

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 6:03pm replied:

and it fails................
Stupid ****** Tau............

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IceHawk0021 Jul 16 2012, 9:39am says:

Hey, I downloaded everything and installed everything correctly to my knowledge but I am still have errors that the Hotfix changelogs stated they fixed. I can't not upgrade to Heavy Deployment and some other non-important stuff. The only thing I am wondering is if there is a direct fix for the Heavy Deployment?

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 9:44am replied:

sounds like the 3.2 update isn't there. I put Heavy dep. in the HQ as well in that update. Do you still have the campaign option available?

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IceHawk0021 Jul 16 2012, 1:26pm replied:

Yeah I do. I did put the 3.2 in after the 1,2,3 files and the banners. I checked all over and didn't see the Heavy Deployment? You suggesting I just re-install all of it for a fix? Either way, I do enjoy the story with what I can have. (: And from your statement it sounds like with this mod it removes the story, anyway where I am getting at, aside from the main question, is any chance we can play story at some later update?

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 1:47pm replied:

Er, to add the new races is nearly impossible to do, and amending the scripts for new units and stuff is massive about of work...... Never say no, but unlikely ;(
You haven't got 3.2 in then I'm afraid. Id delete it and re-install it, and make sure you put 3.2 into the soulstorm directory and not the codex directory.

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IceHawk0021 Jul 16 2012, 2:22pm replied:

Oh wow, that is what it is then. The 3.2 is in the Codex. Did not read that portion. And as for story, I was simply referring to just having all the default races but with all these nice new units and stuff. Right now, I am able to play the story with the new units, not races, and it is pretty epic. (: Hoping this 3.2 once I get it in properly does not affect me being able to play story with these new units.

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boothy_p Creator
boothy_p Jul 16 2012, 2:32pm replied:

er, it does....... Takes out the option, because it's not been tested at all.......

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