This mod adds some new winconditions to Dawn of War: Soulstorm. If activated they offer you a totally new mode of gameplay, that may remind you a bit to the Dark Eldar stronghold mission in the Soulstorm campaign. So you will start the game with a bunch of units and without a base, too. Then you have to discover the terrain and find cages controlled and defended by a Dark Eldar player. By destroying a cage you will free a prisoner joining your or your allies SaR team. If players rescue all their prisoners, then they have to bring them back to the drop point to get back up. A team wins by accomplishing this or by killing all enemies SaR teams - except the builders… But there are the "Campaign Buildings"-winconditions, too. If activated each wincondition will spawn the corresponding kind of building randomly on the map. These buildings are each assigned to a strategic point and you can get control over them by capturing this point. In consequence you will get some advantages.

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As I said in the past I have been thinking of other randomly spawned buildings, which give you some advantages. So now I want to show you what evolved from that idea.

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As I said in the past I have been thinking of other randomly spawned buildings, which give you some advantages.
So now I want to show you what evolved from that idea.

In the next release there will be some new winconditions to select. Each of them makes the game spawn a new kind of building with each building related to a strategic point, objective or relic. By capturing that point, you'll get control over the building and can use its capabilities.

There are for now:

  1. Chaos Shrine

    • requires a strategic point to be captured
    • can attack nearby enemies
    • can detect infiltrators
    • spawns a Chaos Warp Storm at your drop point, that protects your troops and damages enemies
    • the more Chaos Shrines you control, the more effective will be your Warp Storm
  2. Capturing a Chaos ShrineThe real might of a Chaos Shrine

  3. Imperial Guard Basilisk Magnus
    • requires a relic to be captured
    • can attack enemies over long ranges by using its Earthshaker round ability
  4. Necron Beacon of the Deceiver
    • requires a strategic point to be captured
    • can cloak your nearby units, but cannot cloak itself
  5. Necron Chronometron Beacon
    • requires a strategic point to be captured
    • can slow down nearby enemies by using its Chronometron ability
  6. Necron Resurrection Beacon
    • requires a strategic point to be captured
    • can resurrect your Necron troops by using its Mass Resurrection ability
    • spawns a squad of Necron Warriors on creation
    • by capturing the related strategic point you also get control over the Warrior squad
  7. Space Marine Deep Strike Beacon
    • requires a strategic point to be captured
    • can deep strike your transportable squads
    • can detect infiltrators
  8. Tau Ar'Ka System Controls
    • requires a strategic objective to be captured
    • can attack enemies over long ranges by using its Fire Orbital Defense cannons ability
  9. Capturing an Ar'Ka Cannon

  10. Tau Communications Tower
    • requires a strategic objective to be captured
    • can detect infiltrators and reveal FOW by using its Reveal ability

If you lose control of the related point, the building gets deactivated and you cannot use any ability or other feature until you capture the point again. I also thought about not only capturing as a requirement. So what if you have to fortificate the strategic point or relic in order to gain control over the building? Which buildings do you also want to have (Blood Pulse is planned, too)? Make your suggestions!

Currently those winconditions can only be used for SaR games, but it's possible to split them into separate parts I think. As jONES1979 requested I made a separate wincondition to easily turn auto-requisitioning on and off and there's also a wincondition, that allows you to build mines in your SaR games. What do you think about a wincondition to turn the spawning of cage guards on or off and what about a wincondition for an "infinite search" mode, so that you have no prisoners limit (except the number of spawned cages) and can only win by defeating all of your enemies?

A last point to mention is, that I'll add support for Titanium Wars SS Mod as requested.

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jONES1979
jONES1979

Yeah! It sounds cool and looks promising! ;)

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moddlord1
moddlord1

Coool!

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EvilIsador Author
EvilIsador

The sacrifice slab has been done now. It requires a captured strategic point and can use its Blood Pulse ability to attack nearby enemies. But be aware - the Blood Pulse damages your own troops, too.

Moreover I have done the Necron Possession Beacon. It requires also a captured strategic point and can use its Mind Control ability to affect a nearby enemy unit. Then the unit looses control over itself and can attack its allies for a short period of time.

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