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DarthMod Empire voted for three consecutive years the best mod for Creative Assembly's game Empire: Total War
Posted by DARTH__VADER on May 4th, 2012
It won the following awards:
Best Land/Naval Combat Overhaul
Best Campaign AI
Additionally the creator of the mod DARTH VADER (me) has been awarded:
Best DB Editor
as well as in S2TW, NTW games.
Our sincere thanks for your appreciation.
Extra gratitudes to the massive list of contributors for this gigantic mod project:
The Creative Assembly for giving us the successful patch 1.6 which finally put some order to the game.
Lee Cowen "Creative Assembly Senior Games Programmer" for giving me valuable tips.
hip63 for the excellent collaboration, for the creation of DMUC and for being the ultimate commander modder of DarthMod.
LtChampers, taw, Alpaca and all who have helped to create the DBEditor and PFM tools.
♔Tango12345♔for helping every user of DarthMod Empire whenever he can.
Mech_Donald, Spanky, jarnomiedema, Ftmch, Sir Digby Chicken Caesar # for their graphics & sounds mods included in DarthMod Empire.
Zowrath for the very helpful ideas which gave me innovation for CAI developments and also for his unit and animation mods.
elianus, Hofan and Lordsith for the valuable help they provided for the special animations of DarthMod.
yanxu, Primergy, Xwhyzed for their animation mods.
Xwhyzed again for his special all around help.
Alhoon for his always helpful feedback.
shokh for the very helpful feedback/tips about the last version of the mod 6,95.
Argent Usher old artist of DarthMod, creator of the first official artwork.
Voice of Treason continuously evolving artist of DarthMod, creator of many artwork and themes.
diadok for the epic screenshots he usually gives en mass (And of course all the others who keep feeding with nice screenshots).
Isabelxxx for the all around good help in past versions of the mod.
HusserlTW for his help in the new starting positions of DarthMod.
Nanny for the fine promotion videos and his volunteering spirit.
Swiss Halberdier for being super helpful and willing to collaborate in adapting his mod and other mods to DMUC.
Luntik for the inspiration he has given to nullify some charge parameters which create melee bug.
Tharoth for maintaining the sub mod section of DarthMod Empire.
Don of Atheos, for helping me to moderate my forum at its early stages (Also thanks to Anbar and Rammstein).
La♔De♔Da♔Brigadier Graham, for the all around collaboration and true support for my modding efforts.
yelowdogg23, Pizza de Oveja for creating extra DarthMod signatures.
NogaOsibisa for giving me the idea to create the Commander Edition of DarthMod.
I-R-Cannonfodder & JCR for the research they have offered me about wind speed and sail degrees (then I implemented to the mod).
billydilly, JFC for some early forum screen splash screens.
Midknight for helping me to optimize the reload rates of the mod at its early stages.
Bythesword, Thorn for helping me to balance the Musket Lethality at the early stages of the mod.
You ...the fans who give me all the feedback I need.
Extra credits for the new formation files:
taw for his always helpful mod tools and his collaborating spirit
The Hedge Knight for helping taw and for all around help
HusserlTW for his modified Napoleon PFM with which I pack/unpack the formations
Also extra-super-special thanks to:
♔hammeredalways♔, Syntax, No0dle, ♔Tango12345♔, diadok for the invaluable help in the forum and for giving me the honour to collaborate with them.
Humble Warrior, FedeM, alhoon, CamilleBonparte, Marku for participating actively and helpfully in the beta testing procedure of the gold edition of the mod, version 6.0.
I also thank the rest of the beta testers who offered to help at the early stage of the beta.
And finally a big thanks to all the people mentioned in the DMUC credit list (except me):
DarthMod Empire 7.0 by Darth Vader
Garrison Units by Darth Vader
DMUC Ultimate Campaign by Shakyrivers / HusserITW / hip63
DMUC Ultimate Late Campaign by HusserITW / hip63
Uprising Campaign by HusserITW / hip63 (based on Warpath DLC)
All Factions Playable Custom Campaign by HusserITW / hip63
Proper Militia Mod by spanky
Smoke and Blood Mod by mech donald
Sweden Retexture by Ftmch
United Provinces Retexture by jarnomiedema
United States Retexture by ToonTotalWar
Denmark Retexture by erasmus777
Austrian Retexture by Remo
Prussian Retexture by Remo
Ottoman Retexture by Remo
British Retexture by LegoFingers / Sir Digby Chicken Caesar / ToonTotalWar
Potugal Retexture by Ranger86
Polish Retexture by Smatussek1
Bavaria Retexture by General Cornwallis
German States Retexture by Pom
Genoa Retexture by Cornwallis
Papal States Retexture by Cornwallis
Piedmont Savoy Retexture by Cornwallis
Westphalia Retexture by Cornwallis
French Retexture by Cornwallis / Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Spanish Retexture by manormars
Russian Retexture by Hellfire
Venice Units Retextures by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Knights of Saint John Units Retextures by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Hungarian Units Retextures by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Naples/Sicily Units Retextures by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Württemberg Retextures by Nimrod_1971
Additional Spanish Units by Rhevant
Additional Prussian Units by gary
Additional Austrian Units by Pressuen Gloria
Additional Swedish Units by Pressuen Gloria
Additional Ancien Regime Units (France and Spain) by isilendil
Additional United Provinces Units by jarnomiedema / Okuto
Additional Greek Units by Demis14 / HusserITW / Greek Mod Team
Additional German Units by Pom
Additional Ornamentum Units (Various Factions) by Danova
Additional Northern War Units (Sweden and Russia) by Danova
Euro Armed Citizenry by Sir Digby Chicken Caesar
Unit Animations Mods by tiyafeh
UPC Localization by applelover and Swiss Halberdier
GUI Font Sizes by Just
DMUC Introduction Movie by The Nanny
Events Period Art by jarnomiedema
Campaign Map City Graphics by jarnomiedema
Ancillary Period Art by jarnomiedema
Character Period Art by jarnomiedema
Historical Mini-Maps by jarnomiedema
Period Portraits by Onkel Tuca / Yoram777
Improved Spring and Summer Grass for Battles by Primergy
Improved Building Textures for Battles by KillZone GB
Semi-Transperant HUD for Campaign Map by KillZone GB
Family Tree Mod by GeorgiaPeanuts / Umberto202
USA Faction Custom Battles by Demokritos / hip63
Euro Faction Custom Battles by Demokritos / hip63
Eastern Faction Custom Battles by Demokritos / hip63
Pipmod by waronmars
DMUC Launcher by hip63
DMUC Menu Movies by hip63 / CA
DMUC Launcher Art by Voice Of Treason
DMUC Installer Art by Voice Of Treason
DMUC Loading Screen Art by Voice Of Treason
DMUC Version of AUM Mod by Swiss Halberdier/hip63/Darth Vader
DMUC Unlocked Factions for Custom Battles by hip63
Equipment Tweak Mod by erasmus777
Empire Total Flags by JFC
Sgt Mellin's Sound Mod by Sgt Mellin
Atmospheric Sounds by Pisoiasul
Realism Sound Pack Mod by Gerald Duval
Fixed Headwear Mod by Ahiga
Cross Straps Mod by Ahiga
Bearskin Officers by DoomBunny666
Music Overhaul Mod by La-De-Da Brigadier Graham
Drum and Fife Music by Hollowfaith
Gun Ports Mod by jarnomiedema
Sealord Lite Mod by Bladerunner
Selectable Modified Deployment Zones by Baron von Beer
Selectable Technology Tree Research Rates by Isabelxxx
Selectable Blue Skies Mod by adiuvat
Selectable No Borders Mods by Isabelxxx
Selectable Warpath Models for GC by Ftmch
Selectable No Forts Mod by Santini
Selectable Leather HUD by manonmars
Selectable Transparent HUB by KillZoneGB
Selectable Grenades Mod by hip63
Selectable 2, 3 or 4 Turns Per Year by hip63
Selectable Artillery Mods by Tharoth / Topcat / hip63
Thank you for playing this product of the combined hard work of modders and fans of Total War series.