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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 Oct 21st, 2014

A little bit about each faction (sourced from Memory Alpha)

The Cardassian Union was formed under a treaty that established a power-sharing agreement between the 
Cardassian Central Command and the Obsidian Order. Friction always existed between the two organizations as the Central Command worked to expand the reaches of the Union and the Obsidian Order worked to suppress it. The civilian Detapa Council was established to serve as the chief governing body between the two branches, however, in practice, the Council was virtually powerless. (DS9: "Defiant")
The Dominion was a major galactic political power, whose influence was exerted over thousands of planets in the Gamma Quadrant. By the year 2372, the Dominion had existed for somewhere between two to ten thousand years. The Dominion was created by the Founders, a group of Changelings who resided on a rogue planet within the Omarion Nebula.

Diversity for the dominion.

We know many players wanted a solo Jem'hadar faction but that doesn't follow canon or recreate the DS9 feel so the dominion balance has been designed as best we can with overall balance in mind with the joint synergy of both Cardassian and Breen fleets added and combined to the dominion vessels.

Overall all of the vessels  have their role so we challenge you as players to identify with that and show us how to utilise the factional differences as a fleet.

You can view the full dev diary explaining the above and much much more below, This is Bane signing out until next time.

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LiquidatorBrunt
LiquidatorBrunt Oct 23 2014, 6:27pm says:

In The 9th dev diary max mentioned reworking the griffin and the shadow class models. Was this ever completed?

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Guest
Guest Oct 23 2014, 5:28pm says:

Is there going to be a pdf manual/guide for al races?

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Ambarenya
Ambarenya Oct 23 2014, 10:36pm replied:

Did somebody say MANUAL?! >:}

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OrionSlaver
OrionSlaver 15hours 16mins ago replied:

Half the fun is in figuring it all out and developing your own play style. That said, Sins is hardly the most complicated RTS out there.

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Garak(KillaBC)
Garak(KillaBC) Oct 23 2014, 6:18pm replied:

We'd like to if we have time.

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apostaste
apostaste 20hours 39mins ago replied:

That would be the icing on the cake.

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Hawawaa
Hawawaa Oct 23 2014, 1:22pm says:

LP of Star Trek Amada 3 to hold you all over on TheXPGamers-
Youtube.com

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Garak(KillaBC)
Garak(KillaBC) Oct 23 2014, 11:41am replied:

It was a purposeful design decision made by the team.

1:To alleviate the already over taxed engine

2: Be an unique, interesting mechanic to the game that makes that faction stand out.

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CowabungaKid89
CowabungaKid89 Oct 23 2014, 12:43pm replied:

Oh I'm absolutely aware of that, I didn't mean to criticize this decision in any way. I personally don't like the fact, but a) I'm just one guy and
b) I understand that there are very good reasons for it. ;)

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Garak(KillaBC)
Garak(KillaBC) Oct 23 2014, 1:34pm replied:

It's cool, just thought I'd mention it so others can see too. ;)

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