Star Wars: Imperial Winter is a free, multi-platform, real time strategy game using the open-source Spring RTS engine. Featuring over a hundred different units for the Galactic Empire and Rebel Alliance, spanning from The Phantom Menace to Return of the Jedi, SW:IW aims to not only contain the best gameplay of any Star Wars RTS, but the most diverse cast of units, including: Stormtroopers, TIE Fighters, X-Wings, stealthy Rebel Commandos, Bothan spies, Royal Guards, Wookiees, "reactivated" Battle Droids, repulsorlift tanks, walkers, and more! Gameplay features include asymmetrical balance, with the two factions playing very differently from each other; territory-based constant-income resource system allowing a fluid economy rather than paying upfront; realistic weapon physics, with every single projectile's path is realistically calculated, meaning your men can hide behind a hill from enemy laser fire but not from an artillery cannon, and many other features.

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As Obi-Wan so succinctly stated, progress keeps on rolling along. Since the beginning of November we've completed 20 units--around a quarter of our current internal beta count. To add to that, each new unit we create now gets its own preview thread in our forum! Below and in our gallery you can see but a small sample of these previews, so don't forget to check them all out!

Imperial Territorial Fortification Rebel Airborne Troop Transport
Imperial Territorial Fortification and Rebel Airborne Troop Transport

But I'm not just here to show off pretty pictures. SWS can use your help! Not only are we always on the look-out for new modelling, skinning, and programming talent, we need help from you, the everyman! We are still in need of voice actors, particularly those who can act in an "artistocratic" British accent. All you need is a microphone, so if you're interested, check out this forum thread.

We've also decided that some of our unit names are rather bland, so we put out a request for some new unit names. You can give our units such as the boring sounding "Airborne Troop Transport" a cool name or call sign just by posting your idea. Don't be shy, we like variety, but do make sure you follow the guidelines we set out in this topic.

That's all for tonight, but always keep an eye out on our forum for more previews and more community involvement requests. Who knows what could pop up next!

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