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State of the modification: Expansion Pack now under construction. Play as the Dominion Alliance or as a Pure Cardassian faction. Experience new events and have new planet types to explore and much much more.

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22 comments by Bane(Dev) on Feb 20th, 2015

The First Featured Update

Add-On Name: Realistic Borg
Author: Draconis
Type: Faction Overhaul

Mother of God.The Federation is gone!!

Allow me to re-introduce Draconis our first mod contributor and fellow member of the Armada 3 Dev Team, Releasing Realistic Borg an insight into how he feels a more realistic Borg should play out as a playable faction, we ask him a few questions around this latest Add-On.

Hi Draconis, Why a new Add-On for the Borg faction?

Basically we felt that some people would find the Borg more interesting if they got to play the Borg as they were in the show minus the endgame episode of course! I really felt that the fans wanted this kind of Borg but it just really would make multi player no fun for those on the receiving end, well unless you like that sort of punishment!

So what have you changed from the original CTA faction?

I basically have spent a lot of time rebalancing their research tree, for example they will now through research be faster, stronger, more ships, more capitals, discounts etc, more bonuses for research it basically emulates a collective response so similar to the bonuses that the AI gets, Though to make it fair i removed the AI bonuses for this sub mod so you don't get a 2x more powerful Borg AI ... that would be bad!

Will you be planning any other Add Ons?

I dont know but i never say never between working on Axanar and this but i suppose if the supporters of this mod have the desire for something i may take a go at trying to fulfill that where i can.

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STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 Galaxy Forge Tool Zip

STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 Galaxy Forge Tool Zip

Jan 28, 2015 Mapping Tool 20 comments

Many of you have been asking for the Galaxy forge in order to make your own custom maps using our planet system. Well here it is! You don't need to download...

STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 PATCH Zip

STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 PATCH Zip

Jan 28, 2015 Patch 33 comments

Here's the Patch version to STA3: A Call To arms. Please unzip this to the folder of your choice. Contained within the root folder is the "STA3-CTA" folder...

STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 Full Version Zip

STA3: A Call To Arms 1.1 Full Version Zip

Jan 28, 2015 Full Version 28 comments

Here's our next release of CTA in a full version. Please be aware that the unzip folder is not the mod itself, the mod is in a sub-folder entitled "STA3-CTA...

STA3: A Call To Arms Installer version

STA3: A Call To Arms Installer version

Dec 14, 2014 Full Version 260 comments

This is our Installer version. Contained is our executable is (STA3-CTA), a pre-made enablemods.txt, our readme and credits list and the large address...

STA3: A Call To Arms Zip version

STA3: A Call To Arms Zip version

Dec 14, 2014 Full Version 102 comments

This is our Zip version. Contained is our Game folder (STA3-CTA), a pre-made enablemods.txt, our readme and credits list and the large address aware application...

Federation User Guide

Federation User Guide

Nov 24, 2014 Guides 49 comments

This file is the user guide for the federation, with this you have an overview of all ships and stations with some information on what they do and what...

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Tincancaptain
Tincancaptain Mar 3 2015, 12:11am says:

Not sure if this has been brought up yet but the colony pods upgrade for the Romulan star base does not prevent planet loss.

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JediAndy
JediAndy Mar 2 2015, 5:03am says:

any chance to change the Federation FLAGSHIP from GALAXY-Class to SOVEREIGN-Class ? BTW, the Navigation Lights On the EXCALIBUR-Class DREADNOUGHT should be RED on the LEFT Side {PORT} and GREEN on the STARBOARD Side.

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Schuchart
Schuchart 23hours 28mins ago replied:

There was someone who changed the Fed-flagship from Galaxy to Typhon-Class, so it is possible. He also stated that it was rather simple, by editing some flagship-entity-file which contains self-explanatory strings concerning this. It was a while back, when we had a discussion about how replace the actual Fed-flagship with the Ambassador i think (like your comment now).

Btw, why are you CAPITALISING so many of your WORDS?

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0paque0ccupant
0paque0ccupant Mar 1 2015, 10:24pm says:

Whenever I try to start a multiplayer game I get an error that says "This map requires the following DLC to play: String Not Found" or something of the like and I know my friend and I have matching versions. What gives?

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Lord_Creed
Lord_Creed Mar 2 2015, 8:40am replied:

do you have the Forbiden worlds and stellar phenomena DLC's?

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m468
m468 Mar 1 2015, 7:52pm replied:

so your enabledmods.txt looks like this (with one blank text line underneath the final line of text):
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Version 0
enabledModNameCount 1
enabledModName "STA3-CTA"

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m468
m468 Mar 1 2015, 9:28pm replied:

you are including a blank line under the last line of text right?

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Schuchart
Schuchart Mar 1 2015, 6:43pm replied:

You will need to replace the EnabledMods.txt in the SoasE:Rebellion-modfolder (the one where you put the CTA-folder from the zip) with the one provided in the download. Activating STA 3 via the mod-menu does not work, afaik. The mod should load up the next time you start the game.

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A wonderful mod. - 5 Unique Factions to play with (Federation, Klingons, Romulans, Borg, Dominion+Cardassians+Breen - Well balanced mod experience. - Vast graphical improvements and high quality models+textures. - Lovely music remastered out of other former Star Trek games, very fitting. - The spiritual successor to Star Trek Armada2. - Hero units + their voices included such as Picard, Sisko, Martok, Locutus of Borg, Sela etc. - Many custom maps. - Fully working AI support. - Custom Ui. - Custom…

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