Star Wars: The New Era was the first large Star Wars modification attempt made on Source Engine. It was produced by Invision Games, a group of over 60 modders and Star Wars fans that have evolved from the Movie Battles 2 community and a mod team working on "Star Wars: Source" before. Star Wars: The New Era was supposed to become a class-based multiplayer experience featuring objective-based scenarios. The project was abandoned in 2013 after all of the remaining team members dropped due to time constraints after starting to study or working in the industry. Initially, the latest state of the mod was planned to be released under Creative Commons license to allow the community to continue the work. Unfortunately, getting in contact with many former team members in order to open-source their work did not work out, so the decision was made not to release any assets without express permit by the respective authors.

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killant818
killant818 Jun 27 2009, 6:20pm says:

wow i just cant wait till it comes out im so excited

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Yronno
Yronno Jun 27 2009, 6:21pm replied:

This is going to be amazing. It'll be like Battlefront 2, but better.

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Morthon
Morthon Jun 28 2009, 6:47pm replied:

Lol thats not hard.

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Icedecknight
Icedecknight Jun 27 2009, 7:57pm says:

Most likly have the best audio of any mod in half life

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macd11
macd11 Nov 13 2010, 7:53pm replied:

black mesa

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Darth.Hunter Author
Darth.Hunter Nov 14 2010, 8:18am replied:

Yeah, Black Mesa has an amazing soundtrack! I'm still hoping for a full release of that soundtrack :)

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WhatYouAre
WhatYouAre Nov 14 2010, 12:18pm replied:

I'm still hoping for a release of Black Mesa! I mean, wow, soon to be a year delayed. It's alost like valve themselves where working on it

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[Tox(sic)]
[Tox(sic)] Dec 18 2011, 11:55am replied:

They're probably staying true to the VALVe spirit and going by VALVe time.

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chris_sloany
chris_sloany Jun 28 2009, 12:28am says:

this is sooo fracking amazing!! dude nice ******* job!

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masterchief396
masterchief396 Jun 28 2009, 2:59am says:

Nice job on the songs :) I love it!

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Boiled
Boiled Jun 28 2009, 7:58am says:

Thanks for the update fellas, just what I needed. This is really my most wanted mod now, I can't friggin wait.

Each week you don't update I'm in fear that the project is in danger, so each update makes me very happy.

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Emil_4444
Emil_4444 Jun 28 2009, 10:42am says:

People who don't like this song there is something wrong with them! But people who can make this GREAT songs there is something awesome with them!

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ZteelMan
ZteelMan Jun 30 2009, 7:58am says:

This song...amazing

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DIFTOW
DIFTOW Oct 19 2009, 5:11am says:

This doesn't sound like Star Wars at all, and without the right music this mod will only be half as good as its potential.

The change in sound is more than just change in motifs, so obviously this was a move for "artistic freedom".

I guess if this mod is ever released, I'll be replacing the music with the LP rips I have of the original trilogy.

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Sklarlight
Sklarlight Sep 30 2011, 8:53pm replied:

Doesn't sound like Star Wars? Listen to the Main Star Wars theme (Crawl Theme), this track sounds inspired by that, rather than being a duplicate of the already existing Star Wars OST, this mod has decided to make their own unique soundtrack inspired by it, for example, Black Mesa has a completely different soundtrack in which some of them don't sound like Half Life, but would benefit the mod itself, that's the same for New Era.

/rant.

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Taivyx
Taivyx Oct 24 2009, 11:28am says:

@the composer: You should look at adding a snare drum line during 1:14's sweeping part.
It would seem make it still seem sort of "battle-like".

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Tpiom
Tpiom Nov 13 2010, 2:38pm says:

A new era for Star Wars music!
Good job, Mr. Fang.

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Jiube
Jiube Jul 7 2011, 7:38pm says:

What orchestra plays this?

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Main theme of the 'Star Wars: The New Era' score, composed by David Fang

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Jun 27th, 2009
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