Awakening of the Rebellion 2.7 is the upcoming Version and its a massive Update and Improvement then the actual release Version 2.6. The AI is almost rewritten and will be a challenge as ever before There are new Story Events and reworked existing ones. All Space and Ground-Units are updated and/or replaced with new Models/Textures. New Soundeffects and Music-Tracks, a New Galaxy Map that is almost Canon and new Space and Groundmaps.

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Hello AotR fans! Welcome to the end of year update. This year our team has accomplished so much and there’s a bunch of amazing news to discuss.

Top 100 Mod of the Year

Before I get to the main news, I want to do a quick announcement about Mod of the Year. We are once again in the top 100 mods list 3 years in a row! If you appreciate the content we are putting out this year, please be sure to vote for our mod to get us to #1! Your support means the world to us!

AotR 2.7.1 Update Released!

Check out this awesome release trailer!

Subscribe to our mod and download the update now exclusively at steam workshop: Steamcommunity.com

First and foremost, I want to thank the team and community who have done an amazing job this year in making 2.7.1 possible. This update is yet another massive update on the road towards a complete AotR 2.7 version.

Here's a high level list of what has changed since 2.7:

Intervention Mission System has a new Support system that is decided by mission successes and failures. This value will make subsequent missions appear quicker and give you better rewards when the value is higher. The missions themselves have been optimized to give you access to a much larger pool of rewards to receive. Each mission also has an expiration date for when you must complete the mission by before it is failed and another one is generated. Also included are lots of optimizations to the system to make it more stable and performant.

The Hero Rescue system has been given a large overhaul (again) and now should track each hero death much more accurately. The rescue mission also has a wait after you lose the hero before the mission is given to you. Losing your main faction hero will also disable the intervention missions until they are rescued.

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Galactic AI has been updated as well. Attacks are more brutal and efficient. AI building and infrastructure planning has also been optimized. We also have made balance adjustments to make sure the main fight focuses on the Rebellion versus the Empire, with the Black Sun being somewhere between the power of a major faction and minor faction. We have also cleared out a majority of the lag present in both space and galactic, so hopefully your player experience is much more smooth.

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A massive overhaul has been done to the space tactical AI. We have more or less rewritten the entire system in order to make the AI much more competent in space combat. The AI overall has a general sense of what priority target to hit, along with being able to perform a limited amount of side efforts. Space combat is much harder now, and as such you will need to bring your inner tactician out in order to combat the enemy.

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Space combat has also been totally overhauled. A major change has been made to the damage and armor models of each ship and weapon. Along with that, all space weapons were standardized and named appropriate to their roles. We now have a regular, long range, and heavy variant of each type of weapon along with dual variants of each. Each space unit has also received a major description overhaul to explain the unit much better to you. Graphs such as Armor, Shields, and Speed have been added to help you better understand the role of the unit in combat. All special abilities, both active and passive, are also now listed on the unit along with any galactic conquest restrictions.

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Finally, as always, there's a bunch of new units for you to play with along with many overhauled units. Along with that most of the space and ground effects have been visually reworked and the game is looking the best it has ever looked!

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For a full list of all the changes, check out the ReleaseNotes.txt that comes with the mod installation. You can also check out the Credits.txt for all the wonderful people outside the mod team that have contributed to the mod. Here are just some of the wonderful people that have helped contribute to make this update possible:

AotR 2.7 Mod Team:

ThatOneBullet - Project Lead

Steiner0815 - Original Creator and Lead 2D, 3D Artist

Wolf v2 - 3D Artist

Sly442 - 2d, 3D Artist

Maxim - Lead Programmer

-ICO- Mr. President - Lead Audio Engineer

AotR 2.7 Mod Contractors:

Leyamasa - Documentation and Design

Octravon - 3D Artist

Skyline5gtr - 3D Artist for optimizations

Coryak - Programmer and Design

Nkorn - 3D Artist

GowronGaming (Maxloef) - 3D Artist

AotR 2.7 Testers:

40fixxer, ACE, Araulius, Captain Shack, Corey, eckhartsladder, Legion217, CoolMoon, Coryak, desertkilla123, DirgeofCerberus,

Fenris Russ, Fregge, JanN7is, Kemasuk, Markus1987, Penguin Lord, Rookisa46, SeriousGranade, Than’s Vans, TheFlumpySquid,

UnseenOni, and AdmiralThrawnBar who memed his way in forever it be known.

Special Shoutouts:

PetroBHayes - Petroglyph

Corey, Pox - Thrawns Revenge

Burntstrobe, Kad Venku - YvaW

Jeroen, Megabalta - EaW Remake

evilbobthebob - Pheonix Rising

Anakin Sklavenwalker - Republic at War

MiniGui98 - UGC

AotR 2.7 Alpha Released! And other news...

AotR 2.7 Alpha Released! And other news...

News 37 comments

Yes its true! After 3 years of development there is a public release of the alpha. Come check out the details!

2018 Small Update

2018 Small Update

News 16 comments

2017, lets recap! Whats in store for 2018? All will be revealed soon. Let's get started.

Awakening of the Rebellion: 2017 Holiday Update

Awakening of the Rebellion: 2017 Holiday Update

News 14 comments

Welcome everyone to another update for Awakening of the Rebellion. The time since the last update has flown by, and the team has continued to be hard...

Summer Update 2017: Closed Alpha!

Summer Update 2017: Closed Alpha!

News 32 comments

In depth update about the last 6 months of development, new features, and hitting our alpha milestone!

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Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - German

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - German

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Deutsche Sprachfassung von AotR 2.6. Enthält nur die Textdatei.

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - Russian

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - Russian

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The Russian Textfiles for Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - English

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.6 Open Beta - English

Full Version 265 comments

THIS VERSION IS NOW AVAILABLE ON STEAM WORKSHOP!!! Its finally here! The AotR 2.6 Open Beta is now available for your enjoyment. Join the Awakening Rebellion...

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.5

Awakening of the Rebellion 2.5

Full Version 44 comments

Thats the actual Full German Release. You can use it with the Beta Translation and no other Files are required! Don´t forget to activate the AI in the...

AotR 2.5 English Translation (BETA)

AotR 2.5 English Translation (BETA)

Patch 20 comments

If you are unable to find a English translation, for the time being you can download this In Progress English translation to use.

AotR 2.5 Openbeta

AotR 2.5 Openbeta

Patch 28 comments

This is actually english Awakening of the Rebellion 2.5 Openbeta(incl. Hotfix 1). The Openbeta 2.5 is a AddOn to AotR 2.05 What the mod contains... Many...

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Darth~Vader
Darth~Vader

Is there anyone I can disable the AI for the Black Sun? I just wanna fight the Empire, but they keep ruining it lol.

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ThansVans
ThansVans

you can go into the file campaigns underworld GC and look for a line of code called AI- player controlled and look for the one beside the underworld faction and delete whatevers there and type none

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Darth~Vader
Darth~Vader

Thanks dude!

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Jcboeh
Jcboeh

i have the disc sadly :/ it looks great tho? jealous i cant play

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Guest
Guest

ok so how do you actually download 2.7? bc steam mod downloader isn't working to download it, first time ive literally ever had that happen so.....whats up? how do you play it if you don't have steam?

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ThansVans
ThansVans

you can't play it if you don't have the steam version of EAW unfortunately, petroglyph patched the steam version with a save game fix and without that patch AotR is unplayable

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Guest
Guest

This makes me very sad

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ThansVans
ThansVans

if it makes you feel any better, the steam version is frequently on sale

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ICOMrPresident
ICOMrPresident

It was on sale not that long ago, if you are on our discord, we announce sales there

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kineu
kineu

not my fault i like this mod even though it's two hard for me to play and i will just love to see the star destroyer conqueror in the mod ps i am missing some one to made a canon lore mod or may need some help my self

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Benkenobi495
Benkenobi495

Liking the mod doesn't require spamming the devs. It's one thing to make a suggestion randomly, but to spam this section constantly is down right annoying and it doesn't look good on you. Appreciate the mod for what it is, and simply be patient.

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kineu
kineu

well my mistake i will try not to spamm but i do have some ships and units that will be great or this mod like the new t85 and t70 x-wing and mc-85 raddus and tie striker and u-wing and first order at-m and at-st and at-at

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This mod creates a deeper game play based more on the old game Star Wars Rebellion. It brings many strengths, making it a FAR richer experience than before. I LOVE this mod. However due to the game engine, or rather the systemic issues WITH the engine, this mod sees horrible lagging. If this could be fixed, this would be a game I would pay again for. Well done and I hope to see a new Lucas Arts production with a better engine based on your game.

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