This mod adds the Dark Eldar as a playable race in Dark Crusade Skirmish and Online games. No plans to add them to the Single Player campaign exist at this time.

Based loosely on a combination of the old Dark Eldar Codex and the mod creator's own designs, this faction does not play like the latest Tabletop Codex. It does, however, stay close to the ethos of the Dark Crusade - crippling strikes and demoralising abilities that cause your enemy to attack thin air more often than the intended target.

A Soulstorm conversion will also exist at some point in the future, though I haven't decided whether it replaces the default Dark Eldar in that expansion or comes as an additional race.

Compatible with all existing race modifications.

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2 comments by Gorb on Aug 15th, 2010

So yeah, I'm moving on with the modding projects in my life. First up is the Dark Eldar Mod, something I have been involved with for a couple of years now. Unfortunately we never really got a team together; I joined the team as a coder and now I'm project lead.

Soulstorm was released some while ago, bringing Relic Entertainment's interpretation of Dark Eldar to the table. For a while people asked whether this mod had any point anymore, and I have to say I wondered myself. But, here we are, and I'm kicking things off again. Mods are done for the modder's pleasure, even if it isn't popular at least it'll be something I'd had the honour of working with.

Here is a brief overview of the structures available to this modded race.

The Archon Commander, your primary Commander and the melee monster of the Kabal.

Both of those are old updates; I have a tech tree that I need to type up and two sets of code to work on. The Dark Crusade version is quite stable - I'll probably be releasing a version soon - however the Soulstorm version still needs a lot of work. But it will be done.

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katerosk
katerosk Jan 22 2013, 12:28pm says:

How this mod come's to the top of the list, i thought it was dead?

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Gorb Creator
Gorb Jan 22 2013, 2:20pm replied:

Sorry, been updating the mod details to reflect the current status of the mod!

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Zeidra
Zeidra Jan 22 2013, 12:39pm replied:

We'll make it rise again from his ashes. Fear the Kabal Phoenix !

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Zeidra
Zeidra Jan 20 2013, 6:37am says:

totally dead ! Maybe the creators can release to public the alpha existing version, as they made pretty models and units missing in soulstorm. I hope someone in the team will read my comment and think about it !

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Gorb Creator
Gorb Jan 22 2013, 10:27am replied:

The Dark Crusade version actually just needs a few tweaks to be playable. A lot of the art content is unfinished, however.

I plan on releasing the Dark Crusade version sometime this year (honestly, I have a lot of other stuff on that I consider more important) as well as relaunching this page for Soulstorm.

If that doesn't happen then I'll release the mod as-is for people to play around with.

inb4 people downvote this comment

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moddlord1
moddlord1 Jan 22 2013, 11:28am replied:

but if it is the same waiting time as a other mod of yours it could take years...lol

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Gorb Creator
Gorb Jan 22 2013, 11:45am replied:

This is lower on my priorities. I aim to get BFG out and completed first! I have problems getting the build over from my laptop at the moment ;(

That said, this mod is far more playable than BFG, all units and researches exist, along with weapons, upgrades, etc.

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Zeidra
Zeidra Jan 22 2013, 12:35pm replied:

If you need help, I'm a good corsix codder (I'm the team leader of this mod Moddb.com) and I'm a bit familiar with 2d graphics (taskbars, icons...) so if you need some help in these domains, I should be proud to give some to you

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Gorb Creator
Gorb Jan 22 2013, 2:21pm replied:

I'll bear that generous offer in mind :)

I'm a coder originally myself, but if I ever get round to polishing this I'd definitely want some help with icons and the like!

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Soulstormfan
Soulstormfan Mar 21 2012, 7:49am says:

Dead... :(

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Héllalujah!
Héllalujah! Jul 29 2012, 7:34am replied:

dead exactly -.-* =( T_T

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Gorb Creator
Gorb Apr 25 2012, 8:48pm replied:

For the forseeable future, the project is on hold. Not dead, necessarily.

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