The Tyranid Mod is an ongoing additional race modification for the original Dawn of War series, based on the Tyranid army from the Warhammer 40k tabletop game.

Tyranids are an intergalactic predator race which moves in hivefleets from world to world, devouring all living things and natural resources they can; leaving behind nothing but a barren rock, devoid even of atmosphere. Seemingly without individuals, Tyranids have a single hivemind that spans billions of their genetically-engineered combat organisms. Faceless and implacable, the Tyranid race is unrelenting and unstoppable. And their origins remain a complete mystery.

Although now already featured in Dawn of War 2, the Tyranid Mod Team is still hard at work trying to bring the Tyranids to Soulstorm (and if we can, Dark Crusade as well).

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Okay, so in our last news update (which I'll admit was a while ago, sorry guys), we had a bit long list of items we were working on.

Here's what's left, as of a couple of days ago:

Animation
1. Hive Tyrant:
- Re-animate
- Center synapse marker

OE
1. Unify weapon FX (only Tyrant missing)
2. Check and update for missing sounds

Code
1. Hollow's suggestions:
- Research time and cost changes (?)
- Carnifex roster redesign (?)

And we're currently testing a new version of 0.5b3. It's been a lot of work, particularly given that most of it has fallen to just one of our team members, but we're getting there.


0.5b2 FAQ:

So we seem to be getting the same three questions over and over from new people downloading 0.5b2. To save time, here they are in short form, with their relevant answers:

Why don't I have a builder?!
Click the button at the centre-top of the UI bar across the bottom.

Why does my build menu go away when I select a unit?! Why doesn't it come back when I de-select that unit?!
Because selecting a unit de-selects the hivefleet - exactly the same as when you click a unit that isn't your builder, you won't have your builder selected.

Why is the AI not doing anything?!
Have you installed the CPU player patch yet? It doesn't always fix the problem, but it does for some people. We think it should be entirely fixed in 0.5b3.


0.5b3: More Developing

0.5b3: More Developing

News 25 comments

The current development list for 0.5b3 and where we're up to.

More Tyraniduary...

More Tyraniduary...

News 12 comments

Keeping the Tyranid love rolling, here are some fun ways to expand your Tyranid play in Dawn of War

Tyraniduary!

Tyraniduary!

News 3 comments

New GW releases soon! Rumour time and NidMod talk!

A Word on Ownership

A Word on Ownership

News 66 comments

Because four pages of comments is too many and I'm sick of repeating myself

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Tyranid Mod v0.5b2 for Soulstorm

Tyranid Mod v0.5b2 for Soulstorm

Full Version 291 comments

Please be sure to update your Objective Points mod (see below) -- 0.5 beta 2: The second 0.5 series beta release for Soulstorm. If you have 0.5b1 installed...

Tyranid Mod v0.5b1 for Soulstorm

Tyranid Mod v0.5b1 for Soulstorm

Full Version 18 comments

0.5 beta 1: The first 0.5 series beta release for Soulstorm EDIT: Note that this has a bugfix you will need to perform to get the most out of 0.5b1

Tyranid Mod v0.45-SS

Tyranid Mod v0.45-SS

Full Version 44 comments

Latest Tyranid Mod release for Soulstorm - updated from the 0.45 Dark Crusade release. Includes new Soulstorm AI and flyer interaction update (no, that...

Tyranid Mod v0.45-DC Multiplay Fix

Tyranid Mod v0.45-DC Multiplay Fix

Patch 4 comments

This is a patch that fixes two bugs with the 0.45-DC release - the "Incompatible Game Active" multiplay bug, which prevents people from being able to...

Tyranid Mod v0.45-DC

Tyranid Mod v0.45-DC

Full Version 21 comments

Latest Tyranid Mod release for Dark Crusade. Includes graphical and gameplay updates - and no longer contains any non-Tyranid models.

Tyranid Mod v0.401

Patch 27 comments

Tyranids 401 Release -------------------- Bug fixes - The mod manager now works properly EVERY time. - The heroes mod now works properly with the tyranid...

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samm72
samm72

Hey, is there any way to have no popcap limit on this? i have tried combining it with the no limit mods but none of them have worked :'( any ideas?

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zahaqiel Creator
zahaqiel

...Activate "Tyranids GDM". Great Devourer Mode has no population limit.

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Magnus147
Magnus147

Heya. Just downloaded this and the rest of the UA THB mods and everything works fine.. until I click on the Trygon, then everything crashes. Is something on my end or no?

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zahaqiel Creator
zahaqiel

To find that out you'd have to check the warnings.log file to see why the game crashed... and I imagine the UA team would be better at answering the question than we would.

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Guest
Guest

builder unit cant find it gone I looked no builder unit im a window pc window 7

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zahaqiel Creator
zahaqiel

Read the FAQ in the news post or look at any of the numerous times other people have asked.

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isfella33
isfella33

Recently downloaded and ran the Tyranid Mod installer. However there is no new race to select in SS when I boot the game. Any help would be appreciated. Running SS off of steam.

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zahaqiel Creator
zahaqiel

Have you activated the mod in the Game Manager? It's an option in the main menu when you load the game.

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Hellsias
Hellsias

i understand ur work,and that u r buisy,but as a request(and so it is more up to note) can u also make sure it orks for multiplayer,i dont know exactly why it has sync errors

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zahaqiel Creator
zahaqiel

We should have that fixed, yes.

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