On February 16th 2012 THQ-Relic launched the latest patch for DoW2:R 3.19.1 Shortly after that THQ-Relic dropped all support for the game. The problem was that the latest patch broke more things that what it actually fixed, leaving behind useless broken units, very abusable glitches and a questionable units' balance. More than 10 months have elapsed since then and there have been quite some attempts to fix the game trough mods but all these attempts have ended in drastic changes to the game core mechanics, adding more units and abilities and in many cases biasing the game's balance to favor specific armies. So as we stand today, there are only two ways to keep playing DOW2:R Either play a broken version or a total conversion that is no more DoW2:R. Because of this we are starting this initiative to start a community patch mod that will fix bugs and make balance changes to existing units without taking away the vanilla flavor

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As promised here is the first release, please reefer to the included Readme file for a full details on the change log. *PLEASE NOTE: If you live in a country not supported by FileFront like most latin american countries, spain, france, italy or russia, you will need to download this mod form rapid share (you can find a link in the first comment on this release), for more information on countries supported by FileFront please visit FileFront's file hosting FAQ

Main changes on this release:

Bug fixes:
-Fixed IG HWT missing lasguns and range
-Fixed Orks Mekboy hero teleport glitch
-Fixed a bug preventing IG vehicles not being properly displayed

Balance changes:
-Most squad leads across all races now share damage (die last) this includes chaos aspiring champions, tactical space marines sergeant, assault marines sergeant, IG ogryn bonehead, all ork nob leaders, banshee exarch and warp spider exarch.
-Baneblade and Land Raider combat is not longer interrupted by the use of their abilities
-Zoans pop cost increased
-Zoans can no longer level up
-Ork nob squad can no longer level up
-Guardsmen leaders pop cost decreased but reinforcement cost increased
-Guardsmen deployable cover build time decreased
-Increased the lord comissar nuke minimum range and decreased its maximum range

Custom Chapters:
-Found a way to add custom skins for the default chapters!
-Updated the IG Death Korps of Krieg skins, stormtrooper squad is now replaced by grenadiers (Note you need to have the DLC)
-Added the Black Templars custom skins for the default chapter (special thanks to Shuma who is the author of most of the models)

Whats Next?

Players needed:
If you like this mod please help us to spread the word, we need to build our community cause everything this mod depends of it, from multiplayer matching to units balancing. YOU ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THIS MOD. Your feedback is the most treasured asset we have

New Armies:
Now that we have figured out how to customize the chapter we will be working on adding fabulous new skins made by the modding community. we will be reaching known moders for their help but if you have what it takes to create custom skins or already have some work done please feel free to reach us!.

Steam Community and Help needed:
We are going to focus the next few days on setup a steam community than can be used for match making, feedback collection and mod promotion. we will need help to manage it so stay tuned for opening positions on our team. we will mostly need community managers and translators to help us reach those DoW2 players from Russia, Germany France and Italy

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Hans_Liebherr Dec 16 2012, 9:49pm says:

If you are unable to download the file please read further:

The latest FileFront user restrictions banned pretty important countries like Spain, France, Russia, Italy, GErmany, Brazil, Argentina, Chile and so on

Because of this we had to upload the mod into rapid share, you can download it form this link:


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The_Mastodon Dec 17 2012, 10:09am says:

Nice screenshot Hans!
Good work on the Community patch!

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ItalicJupiter Jun 2 2013, 8:31pm says:

You guys are freak annoying. People are very lazy to describe for how to installing mod, we don't really understand and not working with mod and patch!

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shadowseeker21 Apr 10 2014, 11:28am replied:

Jesus Christ, you're an idiot. There are loads of tutorials on YouTube.

Calling them lazy? Okay, so making a mod that balanced a game, something the actual developers couldn't do makes them lazy? You're just mad you don't know how to extract a file.

Just remove yourself from the internet, you're just too ******* stupid.

Not to mention installation guide is in the readme folder. But I suppose you are just too autistic to read that?

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Masternecron247 Jun 12 2013, 12:31pm says:

Any chance you could make another mod where Tier 1 units can perform Sync-Kills again and also 300 Pop-cap? The former really ****** me off when I heard my Assault Marines will no longer be delivering their holy kneecaps to the enemy's face...

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kainxxxii Jul 12 2013, 2:29am says:

i would guess it goes in your mod folder from steam on your c drive or whatever drive you install your steam games for example:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\dawn of war ii - retribution\GameAssets\Mods. if that is correct

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thebeaver Apr 1 2014, 1:17pm says:

did they ever patch after this was made or should I grab it?

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