Star Wars: Interregnum is an upcoming mod for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion that builds off of the highly successful Enhanced 4X Mod. Fleeing the unknown terror that is chasing the Vasari, the factions of Sins of a Solar Empire stumble on a temporary wormhole that takes them to a galaxy far, far away. The sudden arrival of armadas with trillions of refugees and thousands of warships between the events of Episodes 5 & 6 forever alters the Star Wars universe and plunges the galaxy into an unprecedented period of chaos and violence. Begun, a new conflict has.

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  • Galactic Empire - The once galaxy spanning Empire founded by Palpatine, now ruled by Darth Vader since the Emperor's demise.
  • Imperial Warlords - Ambitious Imperial Leaders from the Expanded Universe seeking to rule their own part of the galaxy.
  • Rebel Alliance - The resourceful Rebels from the Galactic Civil War continue their struggle against the Empire.
  • New Republic (Unreleased) - A new government of planets seeking to preserve their new found freedom in a chaotic galaxy.

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  • Hero Units - Fight with the most renown characters in the Star Wars Universe.
  • New Planets and Random Encounters - Feel like you are in a Galaxy Far, Far Away.
  • Improved Balance and Gameplay - Pull off brilliant strategies to crush your opponents.
  • Customization - Full compatibility with E4X's minimod system lets you play the game the way you like it.

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Hello players of Sins of a Solar Empire,

Ironclad games was nice enough to celebrate the 5 year anniversary of Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion with an excellent new modernization patch, 1.90. Many of its changes were designed with mods in mind, and as such I had to incorporate these new features and improvements into Enhanced 4X and Star Wars Interregnum. In addition, we are releasing three new minimods to join the already impressive list of game customization options available.

Installation

First of all, a quick public service announcement that the installation instructions for Interregnum have changed. Players should no longer manually enabled large address aware on their game. With Rebellion update 1.90, Large Address Aware is enabled by default, and enabling it again could mess up your game. As such, the Large Address Aware tool is not included with the mod anymore, and you should not download it yourself or use one from an older download.

Likewise, E4X players should not apply Large Address Aware on their own either.

Antistructure Cruiser Rework

The biggest gameplay change regards antistructure cruisers, specialized vessels for destroying space stations and Starbases. Before, they could only attack these targets, and even modders could not change that. Blair Fraser of Ironclad games kindly changed this on request for modders (a true sign of a good game developer if there was one), and as such antistructure cruisers have been redesigned.

These cruisers can now attack any normal unit, though they are not very good against frigates and cruisers. They are however good at fighting titans, some of which are larger than starbases in the first place. With their very long range and good damage, "antistructure" cruisers can be a real threat to titans and make it more important to properly support these important warships. Against anything smaller than a capitalship however, these units will struggle to deal effective damage. It is worth noting that the special debuffs most antistructure units apply to space stations d not apply to ships, even though they can now attack them.

This change puts the Vasari in something of an awkward position, as they don't have a conventional antistructure cruiser. To fix this, the Sivuskras Ruiner, better known as the Vasari mine layer, has been given the antistructure role in addition to its mine laying duties. It doesn't have a special debuff or ability like the other antistructure cruisers, but its multipurpose role makes up for it nicely.

New Minimods

Players who like to customize their game experience will new options to choose from in the E4X/Interregnum minimod pack. Both E4X and Interregnum players can now use these two minimods.

Infinite Research: This minimod adds two new techs, Surviveability Mastery and Weapon Mastery, that slightly increases your units stats. While the research bonus is small, it can be researched 999 times, and represents minuscule improvements by constantly refining existing technology. These techs get more expensive with each research, but allows large Empire's with more money than they can spend something to sink resources into.

More Tactical Slots: This simple minimod increases the number of tactical slots at all planets by 10. For those that like more defensive games.

The real big change with this update though is the Beskar minimod for Interregnum. Created by Ahobgoblin, it makes the Mandalorian Raiders a serious threat for even powerful empires, in some ways equivalent to another enemy player. With Beskar enabled, Mandalorian Raiders attack more frequently - combined with the Outlaw Sector DLC and it will not be uncommon for Mandalorian attacks to be ongoing somewhere in the galaxy all the time. Their raids will also be more powerful, especially at higher levels, where multiple capitalships can comprise a raiding force. Most interesting of all however is that the Mandalorians will colonize worlds they conquer, turning them into staging grounds and defense outposts, while also making the galaxy feel more alive.

That said, Beskar is not recommended for all players. This minimod makes the Mandalorians MUCH more difficult without adding any new rewards, and as such new players should not use this minimod. In addition the harder raids will devastate weaker AIs, so you ought to be playing against at least hard or preferably unfair enemies if you are using Beskar, or else the Mandalorians might finish of your foes before you do. In other words, do not use Beskar unless you want a challenge.

Voice Actors Wanted

With the Mandalorians and upcoming New Republic making their way to Interregnum, finding enough official dialog lines for these factions has been a challenge. We have asked for help with fan voice lines before, and many of you have offered, but sadly it was hard to work with voice actors while also programming and working on art assets during preciously short free time.

Thankfully, a new Interregnum team member, Brutal Theory, as agreed to manage this part of the project. You can find the details of what we need and how to submit voice work here.

Miscellaneous Changes

To round off our list of fixes, a few improvements to the AI have been made, the Rebel Alliance in Interregnum now starts out with a small task force to improve their early game, and the Victory Star Destroyer's Boron Missile Strike ability animation was reworked. In addition, a new map called "Mandalorian Space" was added to Interregnum, perfect for those wanting to try out every ship in the Mandalorian arsenal.

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A quick briefing of the changes to Star Wars Interregnum and the Enhanced 4X Mod this month. Warning: Includes Starbases and Mandalorians!

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The long awaited update to Rebellion has been released. Now a new version of Interregnum will take the mod to a new level of polish.

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Star Wars Interregnum Alpha 3.31

Star Wars Interregnum Alpha 3.31

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The full version of Star Wars Interregnum for Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion 1.90. This download comes with both Interregnum and the Enhanced 4X Mod...

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E4X & Interregnum Optional Minimods 1.83

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A series of optional minimods for the Enhanced 4X Mod and Interregnum to allow the player to customize their experience. Please read the entire description...

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E4X & Interregnum Optional Minimods 1.82

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A series of optional minimods for the Enhanced 4X Mod and Interregnum to allow the player to customize their experience. Please read the entire description...

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Interregnum Galaxy Forge 3.3

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Star Wars Interregnum Alpha 3.3

Star Wars Interregnum Alpha 3.3

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A series of optional minimods for the Enhanced 4X Mod and Interregnum to allow the player to customize their experience. Please read the entire description...

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Laxin10
Laxin10

Is there any way to change the files so that the venator's research is automatically unlocked at the start of a game? It's my favorite ship to use in the mod and I always forget where the research is because its not in the military tree so I spend a good 5 minutes looking for it at the start of each game when I haven't played in a while.

At least tell me where to start looking for the research files?

Thanks

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GoaFan77 Creator
GoaFan77

Adjust the following lines from the CAPITALSHIP_ING_EmpVenator file.

NumResearchPrerequisites 1
ResearchPrerequisite
Subject "Research_ING_WarshipModernization"
Level 1

See this article for converting files if you are new to Sins modding. Wiki.sinsofasolarempire.com

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Laxin10
Laxin10

Thanks!

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llte10
llte10

I got a few suggestions.

Add a minimod for starting income of 500,000 of all three resources.

Add more planets to the Galaxy far, far away map. Maybe Scarf, Jedha, Eadu. I am sure there is more but I can't think of anymore right now lol.

That's all I can think of right now.

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GoaFan77 Creator
GoaFan77

The Deathmatch minimod is intended to sort of speed up the game like that. Starting resources are actually set on a map by map basis, so you could also make your own map with super high resources with the galaxy forge tool.

There will be more new planets, but more focused on classic worlds that have been part of the Expanded Universe for a long time, rather than planets from the new films. Though I did like Rogue One!

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matt2b647
matt2b647

Hi any plans on adding in the clone wars? Thanks.

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GoaFan77 Creator
GoaFan77

Afraid not. This mod is strictly set after the Battle of Endor. There will be more Clone Wars ships, but not full Clone Wars factions.

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Norean
Norean

Venators for the Rebels! Because Tie fighters are junk and do not belong on any ship, especially one so legendary as a Venator.

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GoaFan77 Creator
GoaFan77

If you find a modernization dock from a ship graveyard or Industrial planet, you can get them with the vintage Z-95s and Y-wings. :-)

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Norean
Norean

I think I found it once on one of the new maps that was part of Outlaw Sectors in the first week it came out. But I've never seen it since. especially since I only play on GFFA now. Oh well, at least I have 25 Katana dreadnoughts, Garm included.

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