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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 16 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 26 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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wheelmandan
wheelmandan Feb 23 2015, 12:01am says:

hey i wanted to know are you USS Vengeance in your new game your coming up with or is that ship to OP and its not part of the lore your using and and too hell to J.J. for ruin star trek timeline.

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martox
martox Feb 23 2015, 1:08am replied:

I doubt they are going to add it and J.J. didnt ruin anything so ppl really need to stop with that ;)

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OrionSlaver
OrionSlaver Feb 23 2015, 6:36am replied:

No, he didn't ruin Star Trek, he just created something completely different and generic and called it 'Star Trek'.

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WMDracutus
WMDracutus Feb 23 2015, 5:56pm replied:

I thought they were episode's 7 & 8?

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OrionSlaver
OrionSlaver Feb 24 2015, 1:16am replied:

For all the Star Trek qualities they had, they may as well have been elongated episodes of the Power Rangers.

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Phycogold
Phycogold Feb 25 2015, 7:58am replied:

Heeeeeey now. That was mean! Nothing is that bad that it deserves to be comapared to that. I mean come on, I know it had it's flaws and all but even Power Rangers doesn't deserve that kind of comparison ;)

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OrionSlaver
OrionSlaver Feb 25 2015, 10:30am replied:

Indeed. Apologies to Jason, Kimberley, Zack, Trini, Billy and Tommy.

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Phycogold
Phycogold Feb 25 2015, 11:28am replied:

Now you are just showing off. Your knowledge of 6 teenagers with attitude will do you no good here! :D

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OrionSlaver
OrionSlaver 18hours 20mins ago replied:

For the young boys of my generation, the show was all about the Pink Ranger...

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Phycogold
Phycogold 18hours 4mins ago replied:

Hahaha yeah there was aspect as well

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Defiant-Lemon
Defiant-Lemon Feb 22 2015, 11:39pm says:

just wondering if this could be implemented somehow into Axanar Ex-astris-scientia.org or close to it

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Schuchart
Schuchart Feb 23 2015, 9:39am replied:

I'm pretty sure that it is possible to implement such ship designs, albeit I'd bet my butt on it that this is not the plan of the devs. Some time ago they posted a Axanar-wise fleet comparison of the Federation and Klingom Empire.

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This contains the ships used for the playable factions, I believe. Nevertheless, you could model some of those purdy ships yourself and provide them as an addon to Axanar at some point! That would be awesome, to say the least. :)

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Glarkon
Glarkon Feb 22 2015, 5:43pm says:

Does anyone know how to modify the files so all of the Borg ships can assimilate? Any help would be greatly appreciated :)

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thanatos676
thanatos676 Feb 22 2015, 4:53pm says:

Any thoughts of a mod for Homeworld Remastered? I think the team here could do wonders for that game once its out and the Axanar mod is done.

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Schuchart
Schuchart Feb 23 2015, 4:35pm replied:

Better ask the team of Star Trek: Continuum. That would be a much more useful address for such requests.

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martox
martox Feb 22 2015, 1:27pm says:

Any chance of getting the abititly to have a second titan as an addon? and i mean an actual second titan, i did some research on it and i found out that it would have to a warp in abititly to do it and i was going to try to figure it out but im not sure how it would affected the ai.

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Bane(Dev)
Bane(Dev) Feb 22 2015, 3:22pm replied:

if you make it :) the idea is the community create the add-ons not the developers :)

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Lord_Creed
Lord_Creed Feb 24 2015, 7:52am replied:

on the topic of addons, is there any easy way to add a new station or use an existing one that is capturable and can build all neutral ships? i love the unknown flak frigates and cruisers.

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Bane(Dev)
Bane(Dev) Feb 22 2015, 3:23pm replied:

Please refer to the various forum FAQs for assistance

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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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