A mod that wants to keep the original FoC experience, just with improved graphics and higher funfactor, while adding a few units to keep it interesting.

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hakn
hakn Nov 23 2013, 7:06pm says:

pirate ship, they were used in many private fleets

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kaos2222
kaos2222 Nov 23 2013, 7:06pm says:

For Black sun maybe ?.
A Rebel ship in limited numbers ?.
Give the empire this ship aswell, they used it in the begining of the rebelion era, as a low tech ship ?

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Jeroenimo Author
Jeroenimo Nov 24 2013, 6:49am replied:

Then you're completely misreading it. It says the 8 heavy dual turbos are close to the power of the ISDs main batteries, the ISD had a lot more weapons though, and it could easily take on two or more venators.

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Boda
Boda Nov 25 2013, 11:08am replied:

Exactly!

Venators also had vast amount of space for ground units inside and the ability to open their hangar bay and let them help. All those SPHA-Ts firing turbolasers directly on an enemy ship provided a great supplement of fire-power.

With all it's abilities, Venator dominates over ISD Mk I without breaking a sweat, but ISD Mk II is something (a lot!) more powerful.

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Seregruth
Seregruth Nov 23 2013, 7:07pm says:

think the engine is not capable of bearing such amount of beauty...
just one thing - the side turret is sort of...lonely there. It´s like: "Suddenly a wild turret appears!" :D

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Jeroenimo Author
Jeroenimo Nov 23 2013, 7:16pm replied:

I looked at this footage a LOT when making moddifications to the ship and making the turrets: Youtube.com

That and Iomededes' giant lego venator: Iomedes.blogspot.nl inspired the front turret a lot.

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oOXyroxOo
oOXyroxOo Nov 24 2013, 7:22am replied:

wooooooooow i love iomedes for this model oO
Youtube.com <---- a video from iomedes about the ******* amazing model

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somethingorsomeone
somethingorsomeone Nov 23 2013, 7:47pm says:

Maybe a light carrier? Its not as well armed as most ships from that era, but is stronger in numbers than a stand up fight.

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Jeroenimo Author
Jeroenimo Nov 24 2013, 6:51am replied:

That's so not true, go read the wiki

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_w_
_w_ Nov 24 2013, 7:10am replied:

A light carrier would be my guess too.
as its weapons became less relevant, its carrying capacity would remain effective still?

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somethingorsomeone
somethingorsomeone Nov 24 2013, 11:29pm replied:

Thats what I was thinking but i guess the creator already decided lol

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Renegade_Shadow
Renegade_Shadow Nov 23 2013, 7:53pm says:

I'm going to guess a ship for the Zann Consortium, Rebel Alliance, or for independent merchant space docks where we can gather and recruit them into our local defense forces for additional support. Either way, beautiful work, buddy.

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cheesecake645
cheesecake645 Nov 23 2013, 8:08pm says:

I think this is my favorite iteration from any mod

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Jeroenimo Author
Jeroenimo Nov 23 2013, 8:18pm replied:

Thank you, much appreciated ;)

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Kharcov
Kharcov Nov 24 2013, 1:29am says:

Great job, Love the detail in the Hanger lighting.

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predatorator
predatorator Nov 24 2013, 4:47am says:

this is the best venator model i've ever seen from revenge of the sith, outstanding

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DeWhit
DeWhit Nov 24 2013, 5:40am says:

the Venator was canonically produced by Kuat Ship Yards right?... you could make it so that its only buildable on kuat, and the owning faction could have an upgrade on other starbases to allow other planets to requesition them... and if you lost kuat you'd lose your rights to buy them...
could it just be a cheaper alternative to a SDD, or carrier type ship?

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Afro-yoda-ninja
Afro-yoda-ninja Nov 24 2013, 6:34am replied:

I believe the design was subsidised by KDY to the Allanteen-VI shipyards?

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DeWhit
DeWhit Nov 24 2013, 8:07pm replied:

no idea, ive never heard of allanteen

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oOXyroxOo
oOXyroxOo Nov 24 2013, 6:14am says:

i think you can put this ship in a piratebase...
good work like everytime^^
sry for my english

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Azazel_Hereticus
Azazel_Hereticus Nov 24 2013, 6:40am says:

Hy...Beautifull work man,just Beautifull...Say,what about making 3 version of this Babe?...1 for the Empire for low tech=less dmg,shieldpoints,weaker spec powers and a weaker SPHA-T..cuz i think a Venator is a Must for a low end Imperial fleet..i think
--one for the Pirates for a med Carrier/Destroyer with diff weaponary,stronger shields....and maybe change the SPHA-T beam for a..Hmmm weaker ver of the Agressor's Ion blast,missiles ?..dunno
--one for the Rebs....seriously dude..i have no interest in the rebels.....never played..them..and i never will...4 THE EMPIRE!!!
but what i want to say is...the Empire must get the Venator...originaly twas an Imperial ship..it would be a shame to see a low end Imperial fleet without a Venator...BTW everyone likes the Venator,and my guess is that everyone want this babe in their fleet..no mater if the fleet is Imperial,pirate..or rebel,and every faction have the means to get this ship...Thx for reading
sry for my english

"MAIM,KILL,BURN...MAIM,KILL,BURN"

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Commander_Cody
Commander_Cody Nov 24 2013, 10:06am says:

My suggestion: FOr Rebel Alliance, as a starship that capable to fight against an ISD1 with 2 Venators before MC Cruisers come out.Carries 6 Squadrons since it served as a carrier in the past and the Rebels doctrine of starfighters.Ability: SPHA-T,Secondary Shield
For Zann Consortium,Same role as above but remove SPHA-T and Proton Torpedo Tubes due to high maintenance cost. Carries 3 Squadrons.Ability: Assualt
For Imperials,it can be used to fill the gap between Victory and ISD, weaker shield and carries 5 squadrons. Ability:Fire for Maximum effect, SPHA-T.

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umad41
umad41 Dec 24 2013, 5:14pm replied:

Canonically, The victory was built to replace the venerable Venator, as it was cheaper and retained a heavy armament.

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Darth_Saber
Darth_Saber Nov 24 2013, 4:29pm says:

My suggestion will be split into two comments:

A little history before I give my suggestion:

"After the end of the Clone Wars, many Republic Venators were abandoned and left to drift in space. Several of these vessels fell into the hands of the Mandalorians, the Zann Consortium, and various pirate groups. By this time, the vessel was considered obsolete, but Venators were available for purchase from several merchants who gained the ships after the Empire sold many of them as scrap metal. This led to even more fringe groups obtaining Venators, as well as several Imperial Moffs, who used them in their private defense fleets, and for their various militias.

The Imperial Navy used several Venators as flight schools for military pilots, alongside several Imperial-class Star Destroyers and captured Lucrehulk-class battleships. The Vensenor was a notable vessel that served in this role. Imperial Venators were also used as part of the security cordon for the Sanctuary Pipeline to the Endor system during the construction of the Death Star II.

At least one Venator served in Admiral Daala's Maw Irregular Fleet in 40 ABY to 44 ABY. At least two were used in the Evacuation of Dac in 137 ABY."

- Starwars.wikia.com

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Darth_Saber
Darth_Saber Nov 24 2013, 4:30pm says:

Suggestion:

1. Give the ability to build Venators to those factions mentioned in the history, namely the Mandalorians, Zahn Consortium, and indigenous planetary fleets.

2. When a main faction conquerors one of the planets owned by a lesser faction known to have had access to Venators, such as Endor, Mandalor, or Kuat (where they were originally built), then the main faction is given the ability to build them.

3. Variety: Some of the Venators were equipped with a SPHA turbolaser cannon, while some were not. Though study of the wiki article, you could determine which planet would offer the SPHA version, and which would offer the regular version. For the Zahn Consortium, you could replace some of the turbolasers with mass driver cannons, -etc.

4. Moffs. In the EAW campaign (playing as the Empire), there is a Rogue Moff who is helping the Alliance. It would be nice to recode the man in, and give him an upgraded Venator equipped with a SPHA turbolaser cannon, and two abilities: the ability to fire the SPHA in same way in which Admiral Piett fires his proton beam, and the massive fire ability that Admiral Thrawn has. Code the Moff as a hero who can only be obtained once the Rebellion liberates the planet which he is over.

5. Give the Venators the specs which they are listed as having. I am tired of destroying little Venators with only six weapon hard points an engine, and a shield generator. Make these ships worthy of those excellent graphics.

These are my suggestions, for what they are worth.

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Jeroenimo Author
Jeroenimo Nov 25 2013, 7:34am replied:

Sadly the SPHAT wont be included, for technical difficulties, but a lot of what you're saying does make sense, it has the assault ability, and I will probably make them buildable on certain planets.

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Afro-yoda-ninja
Afro-yoda-ninja Jan 10 2014, 9:51am replied:

Completely agree with the Zann Consortium venator comment, they're USELESS... I bought one thinking "OOH venators, those have some firepower..." but NO -_-

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videogamelover
videogamelover Nov 25 2013, 12:02am says:

the star destroyers older brother

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darklordzx5
darklordzx5 Nov 26 2013, 1:14pm says:

Use it as rebel and pirate/Zann ship,

Rebels: Refitting old era ships for their cause, few clone era ships were used by the rebels.

Pirate: Re-using old era ships for escort their values | Carrier for their "uglies" and starfighters..

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So I finally decided to include the Venator in the mod, even though I had planned not to. I have no idea how I want to use it though, except for one thing: It wont be an imperial ship, they already have enough ships and certainly don't need another one.

Feel free to give suggestions in the comments below, I might pick one and implement it.

Special thanks to ArvisTaljik for providing the model.
Credits:
Model: Eville Jedi, moddified by ArvisTaljik, moddified by Geroenimo
Texture: Eville Jedi, moddified by ArvisTaljik, moddified by Geroenimo
Rigging: Geroenimo
Turrets: Geroenimo

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