Purgation of Kaurava is a mod for Dawn of War Soulstorm that brings the game closer to codex, this mod aims to recreate a more faithful RTS version of the Warhammer 40k Table Top game, among its objectives are including most if not all the units present in the codices and make more emphasis on the fighting than base management, even more than the original DOW.

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A more stable version of the previous 1.5 but with many bugfixes such as Chaos Zealous trait Greater Daemons, SM captain armour upgrade, full support to "Heroes" addon and many other miscellaneous. Have fun! and wait for another update at late december (hopefully)

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Lord_Cylarne Nov 26 2011 says:

It's here, it's here!

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jonathon2 Nov 26 2011 says:


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WalterSullivan Nov 26 2011 says:

In my restless dreams I see that mod... Purgation Of Kaurava. Thank You, the best mod ever!!

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bloodtitan Nov 26 2011 says:

see, everything is still progressing :) lovers gonna love ;]

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Chompster Nov 26 2011 says:

never doubted you for a second..


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Deuce_Savage Nov 27 2011 says:

Am using a latest Nvidia card. Prior to your upgrade here, i was getting those PINK boxes mostly & some units did appear fine. So were those pink boxes bugs or unfinished units?

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COoLo9000 Dec 1 2013 replied:

That is not just this mod sometimes caused by upgrading a unit

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Melooo Nov 27 2011 says:

probably a bad install of the previous version, as i dont include WIP units without at least a playable model.

Good to hear you dont get that problem with current version :)

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mido.madara Nov 27 2011 says:

great work yoooo its a fine job u done ....but if u increase the size of the infantry like normal ..........its a unique mode keep the good work

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Deuce_Savage Nov 27 2011 says:

WoW! Those textures R truely awsome, great job! Keep it up!

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Kossman Nov 28 2011 says:

big thanks!
what 'bout changelog?

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megazogg Nov 28 2011 says:

Congrats on release, melooo! Nice to see that you still rock.

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Melooo Nov 28 2011 says:

There isnt really a need of a changelog, as the main difference of 1.53 with 1.5 is that many game breaking and annoying bugs were fixed.

I could say that 1.5 was a heavily bugged release :S and most of these bugs where planed to be adressed and fixed in the 1.52 patch which i never released here on ModDB due of lack of testing and time.

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WalterSullivan Nov 29 2011 says:

i thin i spotted one problem with the imperial guard a platoon's heavy weapon didn't fire at the enemy when they're in the range of the heavy weapon, and i think ( i don't remember correctly) the conscripts are doing the same. is it a bug or i did something wrong?

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Kaliganforever412 Nov 29 2011 says:

Hmm.. Could I maybe put forth a few suggestions for possible additions to stuff? Ignore me if you please, but here's a short list...
Brass Scorpion
Other Greater Daemons
Possibly make cult troops available for Zealous doctrine
Imperial Guard
Cadet Commissar Squad
Malcador Battle Tank
Space Marines
Baal Pattern Predator
Options for other Chapters (Dark Angels, Blood Angels, Space Wolves, ect.)
Thunderfire Cannon (I think it's something like that)
Ghost Warrior Aspect Warriors
Swooping Hawks
Shining Spears
Shokk Attack Gun!
Daemon Hunters
Better Inquisitional forces (As in, more options for forces besides mainly Grey Knights)
Witch Hunters doctrine(?)

IG - Marauder, Valkyrie (Sky Talon and Vengeance patterns as well), Lightning, Fury, ect.
SM - Thunderhawk
CSM - Stormbird (Thunderhawks available for Renegades?)
Eldar - Nightspinner
Orks - Fighta-Bomma, Chin-Ork, Dethkopta
Also, maybe a hint about the Campaign?
Plus, I've discovered some things that irk me about this -
One, the range of the Dark Reapers. Those bloody things can hit me from halfway across the map, and I can't even seen them - yet, my Lascannons, which should have the same range, can't reach them. Plus, the not-so-lovely Imperial Guard Barrage. The AI has an extreme tendancy to spam this ability, blasting apart my amazing army in a matter of seconds, and leaving me with practically no troops that I can use to send after them.

Right. Sorry for the long comment. As I said before, feel free to ignore me, I just wanted to say some stuff.

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Kaliganforever412 Dec 3 2011 replied:

Also, some other possibilities... Other types of troops for IG? As in, types of regiments. Vostroyan, Catachan, Steel Legion, possibly Mechanicus? Also, is there any way to put in Ork Big Gunz as well? Ah yes, and all of those fancy new Necron troops. Also, I forget, do you have the Eldar War-Walkers in this? If not, maybe they can be included too. Some other stuff that I forgot about, too. Thunderbolt and Vulture aircraft for IG, Caestus Assault Rams for SM, with Blight Drones for a Chaos mark of Nurgle, along with Phoenixes, Vampires, and Nightwings for Eldar? Plus Blood Slaughterers and Plague Hulks, for Khorne and Nurgle respectively. Plus, there are some other Eldar tanks - Nightspinners, Firestorms, Cobras, Lynxes, Wasps, Warp Hunters, and Hornets. Also, more stuff for IG - Hydras, Manticores, and Salammanders? Maybe Minotaurs and Valdors as well. Or my beloved Gorgons.

There. Another long comment done. Sorry once again! Also sorry for the complete randomness inherent in this one. Anyway, I hope you use at least some of my ideas in this. It would make an amazing mod even better.

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jONES1979 Dec 4 2011 replied:

Are You suggest this to one man or to THQ/Relics? :D

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Kaliganforever412 Dec 4 2011 replied:

...Both, I suppose. I'm just putting ideas out, that's all.

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giovajoker Jul 14 2012 replied:

great ideas!!

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Luthorian Dec 27 2011 says:

Sadly, this release broke the IG's Leman Russes, the turret lacks a texture isntead having that wireframe look.

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Strogglet15 Feb 28 2012 replied:

Which upgrade did you add to the Leman Russ tanks? Or did you just made one without upgrades?

I don't remember well, but one of the upgrades for Leman Russ was glitchy.

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Alexandrus1KSons Jan 13 2012 says:

Can't wait to install!!!

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azzer1996 Jan 23 2012 says:

pretty pls can you add chaos baneblades and chaos leman russes for the chaos renegades plus allowing them to build the chaos basilisks oh and chaos ogryn this mod is great anyways keep up the good work

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PEPEVE Mar 4 2012 says:

for when the final version?? Good work!!

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azzer1996 Mar 22 2012 says:

I have a suggestion try using some of the titanium wars mods buildings like their chaos temple cos they would just make this mod even more awesome if that's possible.

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Fucking-Qapla Apr 17 2012 says:

Hey I haven't got the shortcut to start the game, how do I make a new one?

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r4plez Aug 21 2012 says:

can i play SS campaign with this mod? or this is only for skimrish?

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Nagneto Sep 16 2012 says:

Joined the site to say how excited I am about this. I'm a huge fan of Firestorm and I've been waiting forever for a soulstorm release.

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RaptorElite Sep 20 2012 says:

Hey man sorry but I'm new to this so please help me
You see when I start a skirmish, there is a unique way way in which race increases it's squad or vehicle cap, trouble is , I can't find it anywhere?

BTW Do I have to download the outdated version, I currently have the POK v1.53

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RaptorElite Sep 20 2012 says:

And I get these 'Fatal Scar Error - Execution Paused' Errors too,Please help me

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Blackstabbath Dec 21 2012 says:

Hello fellows,
I don't know about you but I hate the addition of aircraft in "Soulstorm" it was crude and poorly integrated , perhaps if the aircraft worked like ability; they just flew by shot at an area and then left. it wouldn't be so irritating and ugly.
Come to think of it the only strategy game like "DoW" that did aircraft in such a way that it didn't make me never want to recruit a single craft was "Red Alert\" (only played the original)

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Blackstabbath Dec 21 2012 says:

oh! I almost forgot ... DIS IZ DA BEZ MOD EVAA!

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auumon Dec 26 2014 says:

this is the alpha, which i have enjoyed [-------------------this much--------------------------] but are they working on completing it? or have i missed something posted somewhere?

ty you
love you

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fatcat234 Jun 13 2015 says:

New Version of Race addon sub mod is out!
This version revamps and adds tyranid weapons as well as adding the Dark Eldar as a fully balanced playable race to Purgation of Kaurava.

Get it here!

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