Star Wars: Interregnum is an upcoming mod for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion that builds off of the highly successful Enhanced 4X Mod. Fleeing the unknown terror that is chasing the Vasari, the factions of Sins of a Solar Empire stumble on a temporary wormhole that takes them to a galaxy far, far away. The sudden arrival of armadas with trillions of refugees and thousands of warships between the events of Episodes 5 & 6 forever alters the Star Wars universe and plunges the galaxy into an unprecedented period of chaos and violence. Begun, a new conflict has.

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Interregnum Technical FAQs (Games : Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion : Mods : Star Wars: Interregnum : Forum : Technical Support : Interregnum Technical FAQs) Locked
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Oct 12 2014 Anchor

1. First things first, can you get the mod running? If yes, go to question 2.

Q: How do you install the mod?
A: Interregnum is for the most part installed like a typical Sins mod. First you download the mod as a .zip file. Then you use an extraction program (the default windows one, 7zip, etc.) to extract the mod into your "mod folder". If you do not know where your mod folder is, you can go to the mods tab of the main menu options in game and hit the "Show Mod Path" button. When extracted, you should get two folders in your mod folder (if you downloaded the Full Download), one will be called the Enhanced 4X Mod, the other Star Wars Interregnum. If you got a prompt about overriding the "EnabledMods.txt" and say yes.

You should just now have to start Sins. If the mod has not loaded, do not worry. Go back to the mods tab of the main menu options, and enable the Enhanced 4X Mod and Star Wars Interregnum at the same time, making sure to move Interregnum above E4X in your mod folder.

Hit apply changes and the mod should be installed. You'll know it works by the music changing, new main menu and Star Wars ships in the background. While you are at the settings though, it is recommended to reduce your ship/structure/planet detail settings to High or lower; having the settings on highest can cause problems with lots of PCs with Sins mods, regardless of how powerful it is.

Video showing how to install the mod:

How to Install Star Wars: Interregnum - Mod DB

Q: What do I do if the mod fails to load or crashes during loading?
A: Check your checksum before you enable the mod (you'll need to manually enable the mod to see this, if you used the "EnabledMods.txt" method, just delete that file to go back to vanilla Rebellion). Make sure it matches the checksum given in the description of the mod download (make sure you disable any optional minimods for this). If not, double check your mod order (Interregnum ABOVE E4X). If it still doesn't match, try redownloading and reinstalling the mod, its possible a bad download corrupted some files. If the checksum matches, make sure you have the right version of Rebellion (at the time this article was written, 1.82) and try putting your settings back to the default. If still none of this helps, make a thread on this forum describing your situation.

2. I get a crash during a game.

If you get a crash during gameplay, always try reloading from the last autosave. Depending on what happens, do the following steps.

Q: I reloaded my autosave and it didn't crash/crashed after the next autosave. What should I do?
A: The vast majority of "random crash" cases, that is where the mod reliably crashes but at no specific point in game(usually after x minutes of gameplay, no matter what's going on), are caused by the dreaded 2GB "RAM Limit". Basically, Sins, like most games that use engines made in the previous decade, is a 32 bit windows application. Due to some very technical stuff about how programming is done, it is limited to using 2GB of RAM, no matter how much your computer has available. If Sins starts to brush up against this 2GB limit, there is a chance it will crash, and since mods add more stuff, it is that much easier to hit the RAM limit.

The main way to avoid the RAM limit is to reduce your ship/structure/planet detail settings, as recommended in the readme and the install section of this FAQs. Usually one notch on all three will suffice. You should notice you can play significantly longer without a crash, if you crash at all. Do not use Large Address Aware, with Sins of a Solar Empire Rebellion v1.9 and above, LAA is now enabled by default.

Q: I reloaded my autosave and the game still crashes in roughly the same place! What should I do?
A: Congratulations. You may have found an actual bug! Please zip up your save file, upload it to a site like mediafire, google drive or preferably dropbox (if you want to try dropbox, which I highly recommend, use this link for extra space) and make a thread here with the link so I can download it and figure out what went wrong. Also make sure to include what optional minimods you were using as well as anything you might have been doing right before the crash.

Edited by: GoaFan77

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