This is the original Harlequins Race mod for Dawn of War which has been handed down to a new team to complete. This mod is for Dawn of War: Soulstorm and adds a new playable race to skirmish and multiplayer, featuring new models, voices, AI and Heroes compatibility.

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This is the first public beta of The Dance Macabre: Harlequins modification for Soulstorm 1.20.

This mod has a long history, starting right back with winter assault. The mod was left abandoned and the assets public released, however it was then revived by a new team who have taken it further towards completion.

The Dance Macabre - Harlequins Mod for Soulstorm The Dance Macabre - Harlequins Mod for Soulstorm

Our team is currently very small, consisting of Undirector and fuggles working on the code and with two testers. Where we can we are beg/stealing/borrowing 3d help and jONES1979 kindly helped out on more than one occasion but we lack any dedicated 3D/OE/FX support, which sadly will hold the mod back from being a completely polished. The known issues on this front are small, but sadly currently unfixable. In fact, one of the key reasons for the release of this build is that the current team feel they have pretty much taken the mod as far as they can and so please consider this both a fully playable race mod and a cry for assistance!

The Dance Macabre - Harlequins Mod for Soulstorm The Dance Macabre - Harlequins Mod for Soulstorm

We were unable to get completed voice acting ready in time for our initial release date and now this has been pushed back by another 2 weeks, so rather than sitting and doing nothing, we thought we would let you play.

We hope you enjoy this modification as a lot of hard work has gone into it - Let us know what you think and then look out for version 2!

The Dance Macabre Team

First public preview  performance date scheduled

First public preview performance date scheduled

3 years ago News 7 comments

The first public preview performance has been scheduled! The time of the curtain call is fast approaching...

Project Announcement

Project Announcement

3 years ago News 2 comments

This is a warning to take your seats - the performance will be starting soon!

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The Dance Macabre: Public Beta 1

The Dance Macabre: Public Beta 1

3 years ago Full Version 24 comments

The Dance Macabre Modification adds the Harlequins as a new playable race to your Dawn of War: Soulstorm 1.20 game. The Harlequins are a mysterious faction...

Shape of Things That Were DOW:SS map

Shape of Things That Were DOW:SS map

2 months ago Multiplayer Map 6 comments

Latest map set in the Svarog Sector. Should depict an archaeological site with 4 height levels and several SCAR additions to make the map more exciting...

Objective_Points mod v2015.10.25 for DC and SS

Objective_Points mod v2015.10.25 for DC and SS

1 month ago Patch 10 comments

The supplementary Objective_Points mod version 2015.10.25 for DoW:Dark Crusade and DoW:Soulstorm. This mod is vital for running any other mod(s) with...

Avet Alpha DOW:SS map

Avet Alpha DOW:SS map

9 months ago Multiplayer Map 13 comments

After a lot of work and several setbacks, my fourth map set in Svarog Sector is here. First thing first. Sincerest gratitude to Tragivision for his SCAR...

Dangerous Waters DOW:SS map

Dangerous Waters DOW:SS map

1 year ago Multiplayer Map 12 comments

Third map from Svarog Sector. 4vs4, check out screenshots to see details. Instructions for install are in the readme. Enjoy

Mandragore DOW:SS map

Mandragore DOW:SS map

1 year ago Multiplayer Map 25 comments

My second map set in Svarog Sector. Its 4vs4 map, and although big, it can be quite fast. I suggest you use troop transports asap, but you can play without...

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warhammerchaosgod Nov 11 2012 says:

The mod is really nice, a few placeholders and textures here and there but they feel really new and fresh. However, I can't build plasma generators as there is no build icon for them. I can build a thermo plasma generator but no power gain as there is no icon. Really liking it so far. :) (please help)

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warhammerchaosgod Online
warhammerchaosgod Nov 11 2012 replied:

Nevermind, I'm an idiot, I found it :)

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ToothlessBeast Nov 11 2012 says:

somewhy with this mod my game becomes very lagy.Maybe you know how to fix it?
btw the mod is really impressive

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souske22 Nov 11 2012 says:

I have to say Kudos, you've completely changed my opinion of the Harlequins. Always enjoyed the idea of them and all, but even just as a Public Beta this was stunning in every way. Did have to shut my eyes once or twice with those bright colors but that brought a touch of '40k realism' to it for me.

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Héllalujah! Nov 11 2012 says:

YAY new release,thanks for this and great work bro fuggles and team of this mod =D =P XD

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Deuce_Savage Nov 11 2012 says:

Are these supposed to be whacked out Eldars in killer clowns fashion? These aliens have an impressive array of everything!

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TheUnbeholden Nov 12 2012 replied:

not clowns... masquerade. Its more crazy version than clowns, it draws inspiration from jester outfits (clowns are more of a tame modern day version designed for children)

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dantles1992 Nov 7 2012 says:

now is november. 7. 2012, today

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jONES1979 Creator
jONES1979 Nov 9 2012 replied: +4 votes   reply to comment
captainpenguin Oct 21 2012 says:

Fuggles and Thud and Undirector and all the people involved that have taken up Shingouki's (+his original team's) work, thanks so much. Been following the CWE/Harlequin mod since 2005 (on the old forums for the mod, even, as a horrifically young idiot that posted a stupidly large amount of stupid topics and posts) and didn't feel like this would ever see the light of day ever again... It's such a shame that so many incredible mods sort of withered away and fell by the wayside as DoW1's community did the same... and even as DoW2 had its short run and died shamefully quickly as well.

I hope some of the old team stops by when you guys release this in November. I think they'd be incredibly pleased with your work and how you've kept on going for so many years.

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fuggles2k Creator
fuggles2k Nov 1 2012 replied:

Thanks for your kind words and support! Public Beta should be out next week; there is still work to be done, but we will need some help to do it beyond the skill set in the current team - Maybe the old guard could join in for one last go! Now... I have to try and avoid the release post getting archived.

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dantles1992 Nov 1 2012 replied:

O_O beta next week, thet is O_O

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Well done for a Start!

Nov 11 2012 by jONES1979

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