Due to character limits I've made a separate Credits section which details all the people who have contributed in some way as well as the list of great voice actors who have helped out.

Sins of a Solar Empire Forums Post is HERE

Facebook Group is HERE
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The events in this mod occur 10 years after the story of Freelancer.

Not all of the Nomads were pulled through the Hyper Gate by Edison's
work, in fact those events led to another group being awakened and
consequently getting another shot at taking out the colonies. However
this group is larger and more experienced than the previous ones awoken
by Rheinland, and they're not happy about being separated from their brethren.

About 5 Years ago: all the trade lane and jump-gate
technology 'inexplicably' failed, however thanks to some breakthroughs
by Ageria Technologies, Cruise drive speed has been increased to fill
the gap left by the failure of the trade-lanes. They also developed a
system to allow a cruise drive to be 'super charged' in close proximity
to a star, allowing for long distance jumps between systems. While not
as fast as jump-gates it helped to keep the colonies in contact.

4 Years ago: the relative peace shared between the colonies since the
nomad infestation started to breakdown. The Kusari Empire annexed GMG and raised the
export taxes to Bretonian space, raising the cost of vital H-fuel.
Bretonia responded in kind cutting back on the raw resources they were
exporting to assist in Kusari rebuilding. Once Liberty de-regulated
Ageira Technologies' new cruise drive upgrades and shared the designs throughout
the colonies Rheinland was no longer held back, and started flexing
their muscle again. Focusing on moving their newly rebuilt fleet to gain
a foothold in contested space.

3 Years ago: the first Corsair
capital ships were seen. A large Bretonian military convoy carrying
supplies and materials were ambushed by a Corsair fleet led by a cruiser
of unknown design. The cruiser destroyed the escort gunboats with ease
and raided the transport ships. Corsair raids become more frequent and
daring requiring the houses to devote more resources into their military
and police.

2 Years ago: Secretive 'Nomad Cults' have been on the rise,
these Fanatics believe that the Nomads were the messengers of 'God' and
that Edison is the Devil Incarnate who tried to stop mankind hearing their message.
While they were thought to be a few harmless kooks at first,
they have recently become quite aggressive and militant;
and their insanity is quickly spreading.

Current day: relations between factions has
deteriorated even more. With increased military focus due to piracy and
border disputes and the political situation quickly turning sour,
all-out war could break out at any moment.
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5 comments by Wintercross on Nov 9th, 2014

Here is a demo of the Bretonian faction!

Keep in mind, I haven't done the icons and display pics yet, also the Churchill is using the Victory voice files. Plus I need to increase the Monarch's Particle weapons range =P

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SotSS Alpha 0.2

SotSS Alpha 0.2

Mar 5, 2014 Demo 40 comments

The latest version adds Rheinland as a playable faction. Also some other tweaks and additions to Liberty This is a Full Version, not a Patch!

SotSS Alpha Patch 0.12

SotSS Alpha Patch 0.12

Nov 16, 2013 Patch 6 comments

Just another small patch. This one contains the same changes as Alpha 0.11. Install over the main Alpha 0.1 mod.

SotSS Alpha  0.1

SotSS Alpha 0.1

Nov 14, 2013 Demo 10 comments

Alpha 0.1 featuring Liberty Most of Liberty's ships are added, but more will come in future updates. Research has not been worked on and only one or two...

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Rempy
Rempy Dec 13 2014, 8:53am says:

Hey eli! How is it going?

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Wintercross Creator
Wintercross Dec 14 2014, 6:06am replied:

Pretty busy with this time of year, finding it hard to get enough time to work on the mod =P

I am pretty close to having the Bretonia update ready though!

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Flutterstrom
Flutterstrom Nov 21 2014, 11:05am says:

hey wintercross, are you planning to involve the fast travel lanes and warpagtes in some way? i guess you just replace the normal wormholes with the freelancer ones.

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Wintercross Creator
Wintercross Nov 21 2014, 7:54pm replied:

Because of engine limitations I cannot replicate trade lanes or jumpgates, hence in the back story these technologies have suddenly ceased to work.

However, I will be making 'wormholes' into unstable jump holes that can be traversed once you unlock the tech for it.

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Flutterstrom
Flutterstrom Nov 21 2014, 8:16pm replied:

-.- should have read the story... sorry about that^^

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Guest
Guest Nov 15 2014, 4:41pm says:

Dude freelancer was the first game I ever played. I never thought I'd see something as awesome as a SOASE mod for it. This is GREAT, keep up the good work. Also you're doing this SOLO??? If you could get some people to help you with this, it'd probably be easier... finding people to help; easier said than done, I know. Maybe if you asked around on the forums of the people who made discovery freelancer, or crossfire, they'd help. Just throwing ideas out there. Plus, I'd love to see some of their ships in this ;)

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Wintercross Creator
Wintercross Nov 16 2014, 9:09pm replied:

Nah it's ok. I mean I've had a few people chip in here and there but I kind of like working on it myself.

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Flutterstrom
Flutterstrom Nov 15 2014, 11:21am says:

i know this question is anoying for developers, but is there a planned date for the next relese? some of my friends and myself play this mod on an regular basis and everytime they ask me "when will bretonia come out"^^

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Wintercross Creator
Wintercross Nov 15 2014, 12:16pm replied:

Yeah, I was hoping to get it out this month, but because it's a mostly solo job sometimes I fall behind a bit in my schedule =P

I'm trying to get it done before the end of the month, but it may take me a little longer depending if everything goes smoothly or not.

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nomad93
nomad93 Nov 14 2014, 1:39pm says:

What comes after Bretonia?
Kusari?

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Wintercross Creator
Wintercross Nov 14 2014, 9:20pm replied:

Yeah, that's the plan. Get the four main houses in, then I will move on to the secondary factions; BHG, Corsairs, Blood Dragons etc.

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