SoGE is a Star Wars Total Conversion for SoaSE: Rebellion with it's roots in the Homeworld 2 mod Star Wars: Warlords which features the two primarily sides of the Galactic Civil War, the Clone Wars, and the Yuuzhan Vong War. The current public version works for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion 1.80/1.82+ and, with or without, all DLC.

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36 comments by Seymour2012 on Mar 22nd, 2015

Hey guys!

I hope everyone has had a nice long, relaxing six months break since the last time we posted a news update! I know that it’s been awhile since there’s been any official mention of how our SWTOR/KOTOR mod is progressing, so I figured that it’s time for us to give our first news release!

I’m sure the question on everyone’s mind is “when is this expansion going to come out?" The truth is, honestly I have no idea on a timeframe. Personally, I would like to say “as soon as possible” but the fact remains that we only have a very small number of people working on our team to get this project done. And while I’m eternally grateful to the members of our team who have dedicated such an amazing amount of time and effort to this expansion already, I have to say that it’s only a small handful of us who are working on this project and we can only work so hard, and so fast to produce a quality expansion to Sins of a Galactic Empire.

We need help in all the forms we can get. From people who can model, rig, and texture to people who just want to playtest and throw around some ideas for tech and ship balance: we need your help. Right now we have a very dedicated small group of people who have an overwhelming amount on their plates, but if you guys could lend us a hand or two in any way that you can, you would help us move forward much faster. Even if you think you can’t do something, but just want to help, we will find you a place. If you think you can donate any time or talent please shoot me a message, or leave a comment and I will respond to you ASAP. We welcome any individuals who would like to be part of our team.

So, if there’s any other way I could possibly convince you guys for help by begging, let me know! Haha. We are all excited for this expansion, and we want to deliver a quality expansion to Sins of a Galactic Empire and not a half-baked, half-assed product.

With that business out of the way I’ll share with you where we are currently at: our foundation point. I’d say that, overall, we’ve finished with our foundation for the expansion. We’ve decided on what ships we want to use, and have 95% of them currently implemented and working. We have a rough fleshed out idea of what we would like each faction’s tech focuses to be, along with the role their ships will play. We are cutting music from KOTOR 1 and 2 and SWTOR to be used, as well as trying to find relevant voices from the games to be used as the interaction and confirmation voices on our ships. We are working on making sure the textures/skins, models, and scales of ships are as vibrant and referentially correct as they can possible be (an example of what I mean is take the picture of our Thranta model, we are trying to ensure that it will look closer to its SWTOR reference point than what it is now.)

Regarding Ko/TOR Era

I’m sure one question you have is about titans: will they be available? Possibly. The reality is that it is hard for us to find a comparative titan for the Sith Empire and Old Republic. There are a number of ways we could go with this: using existing ship models and giving them command Heroes (ie. Using our Interdictor model but calling it the Leviathan, using the Centurion and calling it the Ravager, etc.). We are open to any ideas. If you have some ships you think would make good titans, let me know. Send me a message, or post a comment and I’ll get back to you.

Regarding Ko/TOR Era

Now, with all of that wall of text being said and now out of the way, I’m sorry to say that I only have one little bite-sized new picture to give to you guys of one of the Empire’s new capital ships: the BSX-5

BSX-5

Remember, we need your help. If you want your thoughts and ideas heard on what direction you'd like to see this mod go we are giving you a seat at the table, you just have to participate.

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SoGE Hotfix - 4.9.1

SoGE Hotfix - 4.9.1

Jul 15, 2014 Patch 50 comments

This hotfix fixes several issues in the prior public release. To install, extract to your mod directory and overwrite when prompted.

SoGE 4.9.0 release for SOASE Rebellion 1.82

SoGE 4.9.0 release for SOASE Rebellion 1.82

Jul 2, 2014 Full Version 170 comments

Sins of a Galactic Empire 4.9.0 (946392c) release for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion 1.82, a Star Wars total conversion mod for Sins of a Solar Empire

Sins of a Galactic Empire - Addons Pack

Sins of a Galactic Empire - Addons Pack

Jul 16, 2014 Patch 52 comments

Welcome to the addons pack for Sins of a Galactic Empire. Unless otherwise stated, this is compatible with the latest version of SoGE.

OUTDATED - Sins of a Galactic Empire - Addons Pack

OUTDATED - Sins of a Galactic Empire - Addons Pack

Dec 1, 2013 Other 23 comments

Welcome to the addons pack for Sins of a Galactic Empire. Unless otherwise stated, this is compatible with the latest version of SoGE. This contains the...

OUTDATED - SoGE 4.8.0 release for SOASE Rebellion

OUTDATED - SoGE 4.8.0 release for SOASE Rebellion

Nov 22, 2013 Full Version 310 comments

Sins of a Galactic Empire 4.8.0 (R1114) release for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion 1.80+; a Star Wars total conversion mod for Sins of a Solar Empire.

Galaxy Forge Editor + Ludo Kreesh's Icon Pack

Galaxy Forge Editor + Ludo Kreesh's Icon Pack

Feb 3, 2013 Mapping Tool 12 comments

Fully equipped Galaxy Forge (Rebellion only) ready to make maps for SoGE and Novus Universum.

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Shirotora1979
Shirotora1979 Apr 22 2013 says:

I can't find the answer to this question so going to ask here. Right now am enjoying the game though having to use the entrencment since don't have Dip or Ret yet. The issues I am having is that I have DL all three files and loaded them but the plants are in white boxes and the ones I have discovered are off set. It is very distracting. Also many of the races Vong and one other are with the mesh in the team color. How can I fix this. Have tried to re-install the mod a few times now. Thank you.

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Lavo Creator
Lavo Apr 22 2013 replied:

The white boxes is likely a graphics driver issue or bad install. The "mesh in the team color" bit was fixed in Rebellion; you'd have to take the texture folders from the Rebellion version to fix this.

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Evaders99
Evaders99 Apr 22 2013 replied:

Sounds like a graphics driver issue or a graphics setting issue. I would try updating your driver and lowering your graphical settings

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cmgran6
cmgran6 Apr 18 2013 says:

Hey Lavo going back to the old republi era factions the sith had very strong ships that were attuned to the sith master and that master would become one with the ship making it uber, so i was thinking that they could be a swarm race both jedi republic and sith. Please dont get mad just this is my dream for this but i cant do modding i tried and well just no.

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Lente
Lente Apr 15 2013 says:

Got my first Problem with the mod not working sorted out, but now i got another one that drives me crazy...

Most of the Ships are invisible, i only can see the Engine trails when they are moving and i can see when they are shooting. This applies not on all ships (the last 2 normal capital ships of all races are working fine)

I have a Ati radeon card and my Drivers are up too date.

Any ideas or Solutions for Help?

Plz, i want to play this Mod so bad :(

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Lavo Creator
Lavo Apr 15 2013 replied:

I've experienced this bug once before. I honestly have absolutely no clue how it comes about...

I would try simply restarting Sins and seeing if that works, if it does not, I recommend trying the following things, in this order: 1) Re-dl R1021 and R1041, from a non-Gamefront mirror. If that does not work... 2) Re-install Sins itself.

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Lente
Lente Apr 18 2013 replied:

Got it sorted out, Thx :)

Any Solutions for the Problem with the Mini-Dumps though?

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Lavo Creator
Lavo Apr 18 2013 replied:

Yes, refer to the documentation.

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Jafod
Jafod Apr 15 2013 says:

im guessing you guys arent working on this mod anymore, your just helping people with technical support/advice.

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Evaders99
Evaders99 Apr 15 2013 replied:

Basically because we keep getting a flood of people who can't read the documentation.

The work is still on-going, check the SVN update log

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Lavo Creator
Lavo Apr 15 2013 replied:

Nah, work is still ongoing. I personally have exams now so I haven't had time to work on the mod with great intensity; we give technical support even while working on the mod.

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darthmalgus
darthmalgus Apr 14 2013 says:

I might sound dumb but what do you need to play the mod because i had a star wars mod installed on normal sins of a solar empire and it kept crashing even with patches; so do you need just rebellion for this mod to work or do you need more than that... could you answer asap because i've reordered the games just to play this...

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Lavo Creator
Lavo Apr 14 2013 replied:

Just Rebellion. If you have crashes, refer to the provided documentation; crashing is a known issue caused by a Windows OS.

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darthmalgus
darthmalgus Apr 14 2013 replied:

I heard that you don't need sins of a solar empire to play rebellion because it has all it needs to be fully functional, is this true???

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Evaders99
Evaders99 Apr 14 2013 replied:

Yes. Rebellion is completely standalone and does not require the previous SoaSE or expansions

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darthmalgus
darthmalgus Apr 15 2013 replied:

Thanks so much, perhaps now I can finally enjoy this mod :)

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Highest Rated (29 agree) 7/10

I have to give it a seven. While the mod most certainly looks nice, it's scale, both visually and gameplay-wise, doesn't work well in Sins. All costs have been increased and so has resource collection, but they feel harder to control as a result. As for the appearance, all the systems appear to have been scaled up in size and the ships scaled down. I would have preferred the game to have more of a vanilla Sins feel than it has now because it makes you feel more involved when you can see your ships…

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Lowest Rated (5 agree) 3/10

The ships look glorious, but all we needed was few tweaks to the game mechanics, not a complete overhaul (which has subsequently nearly broken the game). The economy is quite frustrating. I don't even see the point in the changes. The vanilla game has a really well balanced economy, not one where I have an infinite supply on one thing and the tiniest trickle of another. Bring back fleet supply and command to what it was, bring back the same income and distribution of the original asteroids, and…

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