This mod aims at modifying Dawn of War 2 Retribution to portray combat in a more lore-accurate manner. Prepare to find Space Marines as powerful as the books depict them, ork hordes in their hundreds, and dozens of Guard tanks shelling into an incoming tyranid horde!

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Install the mod into your main Dow II retribution folder. Readme file included with Credits and instructions. Run either with Astartes.bat, or go to your Steam, go to Retribution, go to Properties, set launch options as "-modname Astartes" ,without the ""s. I recommend setting graphics to Ultra high before installing or mod may crash on space marines. Races , tactics, and units: Space marines heroes all have a separate race attached. Chapter commander is Adeptus Astartes, unlocking the contemporary 40k Space marines. Legion commander is Legiones Astartes, unlocking the 30k era late Great Crusade Space marines. Grey Knights commander is Daemonhunters, unlocking the Grey Knights. IG heroes are the same: Cadian commander unlocks the standard IG. Krieg commander unlocks the Krieg IG. Not suppressible, but fire slower if more powefully with their lasguns. Tau commander: Tau race, similar a bit to IG. Very weak in melee, but good at range due to all of its weapons being plasma or melta.

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Warharius
Warharius

Фатальная ошибка при входе(пиратка)

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Rus32
Rus32

Мод только на лицензии работает

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Dinovart
Dinovart

Запускайте через ярлык,изменив свойства ярлыка-правая кнопка мышки на ярлыке. затем-свойства), а не бат-файл. Свойства ярлыка должны получиться примерно такими: "F:\Warhammer 40000 Dawn of War 2 retribution\common\dawn of war ii - retribution\DOW2.exe" -nomovies -modname Astartes -dev

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vceleste1
vceleste1

your mod does not download some secerity programs will prevent this form working. you will have to ask the community on which secerity programs they are running cause it will have trouble downloading for them.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

There should be nothing in it to upset a virus buster. Than again, Avast recently mistook Battlefleet Gothic : Armada as a virus.....

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vceleste1
vceleste1

that so never knew that it did that to battlefeet goth armada. :O

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vceleste1
vceleste1

also when I tried to exstract the files from the zip to the retubution game my tower turns off. :( any advice on that or is there a better way of doing that? also it takes several minuets for it to even show up the data for exstraction?

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

That may be due to a low amount of Ram?

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Its a 7zip, not a standard zip file , you may need to install 7zip.
Also, what tower turned off? There are no towers in game beside IG one I think.

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MajorAssassin
MajorAssassin

i think he meant his Computer tower

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Immortallion
Immortallion

Hey there,it's a very awesome mod.But there are only two things bothering me,first thing is the speed of the units and second when I play the mod there comes a error (183) that says failed to create dump file.The error has been bothering me the most.Can you please help me ?

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Do you have any other mods? Is your dow2 up to date with necron stuff?

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Immortallion
Immortallion

Sorry I forgot to log in,that was me who replied to you,the one with the deer pic.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

I'm not sure, Dow2 is infamously unstable with mods.

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Fi_We
Fi_We

Cant run this mod Imgur.com

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Could you post a pic of your dow2 folder please?

Also, is your game version English? it gets buggy if not.

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Fi_We
Fi_We

Imgur.com English version, but in other mods i gor numbers at name of new units

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Oh, I may know what is happening. The install seems fine, but the shortcut only works with the standard steam pathing.

Please try to run the mod with going to steam, and selecting Retribution , going Properties, and adding

-modname astartes

I think. Or opening the Astartes.bat in a txt editor and editing in your full directory patch there!

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Kiranis
Kiranis

any plans to eventually fix the ability to use space marines only on high
quality

also i think the broadside suits need a huge nerf who needs melee when 4 of them can decimate a swarm of orks. including battletruks

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

I can look into it, however they are a bit fragile. If distracted by cheap fodder, high damage units should be able to wreck them.

I don't know what causes the SM bug. Its one of the thousand SM models. Can't fix it, and nowdays almost any PC can run Dow2 on Ultra textures. You can keep every other setting on minimum.

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AlcatrazDT
AlcatrazDT

Hey !

I love this mod, we're playing at it a lot with friends but we wonder if you ever intend to "balance" it. The mod is a lot of fun, but you have 0 chance of winning playing the Orks against Marines for example. We would love to see balance coming up !

Is there also a place where we can follow the developpement or discuss about the mod ?

Hope you'll have time to reply !

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Just this place.

Were you two playing normal mode or high resources? On Normal mode, the marines are really hampered by their expensiveness, and you can have 5 fully upgraded shoota squads for every space marine squad easily. Space marines are OP but rare, and every dead space marine sets the faction back.

I do think the orks are in a bad place, especially against early tyranids/tau. Tau just melt them, and nids can do AOE supress very well.

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AlcatrazDT
AlcatrazDT

Hey ! Thank you for the reply.

Nah, we play with normal ressources. We found a strategy to have a chance against the Marines but it's pretty brutal, you have to rush ASAP the tier 2 of your base. The main problem is that the base unit (Slugga and Shoota) do literally nothing to Marines (they regen faster).

Their health is Ok but i do think you should up their damage (especially Slugga). It would be a good idea to offer to the Orks an unit against super heavy infantry that doesn't cost too much power (it's the main ressources issue we're having here.) The Nobz are also too squishy IMO !

Another question, the main weakness of these hordes army we found is the time you have to spend to reinforce every unit once they are damaged. Is there a way to toggle auto reinforcement ?

We also find that every army unless IG who are fine with that should have more defensive options to secure their point especially with the AI always sending single little unit to capture undefended point. (That's where the Marines are weak at ! But no player plays like that !) The turrets unless the IG one are pretty weak for their cost.

About the ressources, even by focusing on it, we're having major problem with these armies

Requistion : Chaos, Space Marines and Tyrannid
Power : Eldar, Orks and IG

I don't know if it's an issue, it's just to let you know everything we're experiencing. Just know that when you're having a Power issue, it has been yet almost impossible to come back into the game (vs AI).

About the strength of faction so far :

1st : Marines
2nd : Chaos
3rd : Tyrannids
4th : Eldar
5th : IG
6th : Orks

That's the ranking we've been experiencing so far.

Thank you for your reading and we hope it helps.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Chaos and Marines should have both resources as problems.

You can auto reinforce by right clicking on the reinforce icon.

Do that and keep Trucks/Chimeras close by to keep the hordes big and distracting the enemy from your damage dealing units.

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devdonian
devdonian

This really is an awesome mod, good job man.
The only thing that I think brings it down a bit is the unit movement speed, reducing it a bit would make this mod perfect.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

I'm afraid that's a feature, since a lot of these races are faster than humans.

Space marines got a runspeed of 1 kilometer per minute.

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Julian93
Julian93

а в нее в интернете вообще играет кто нибудь?

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

I'm sorry, I can only read English.

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Rasclartputyn
Rasclartputyn

HI guys!!, does anyone play this at multiplayer, please send me a friend request for some fun casual warhammering!!!

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DDAY4540
DDAY4540

Hey im a bit late with this but if your still interested id like to play with you against some ai or just mess around with units

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DDAY4540
DDAY4540

Hey, whenever i start up dow it crashes instantly ive done the whole -modname astartes thing and i still crash
Any Help

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DDAY4540
DDAY4540

I managed to get it to work but was a little curious if you could add something similar to the popcap mod for this.Me and my friend like to mess around with lots of units and this mod would be so fun with that.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Hello,

The mod already requires a lot of computing power. Anymore units and there would be few pcs in the world that could run it without a massive framerate drop.

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DDAY4540
DDAY4540

I understand but what i mean is like a seperate download to add to the mod for people like myself who would love to have infinite hordes of nids running at a huge collection of marines and guards

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Guest
Guest

Kinda silly question, but is it/will it be possible to make your own chapter with the Black Templar models? Same goes for any chapter that gets special models.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Not really unless you edit the army painter files and than the space marine EBPS files to give them the intended look.

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cafrank95
cafrank95

I've installed the mod about a week ago and after trying it (i do like it) i cant go back to the base game with out uninstalling and reinstalling the base game.

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DwatchRazgriz
DwatchRazgriz

Just reopen the Zip folder, and find and purge every file in the zip from your base game archive

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

You should be able to do the basegame without even needing to delete anything.

Just don't use the .bat file to start, but use the normal exe instead.

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Guest

Hi, Im trying to play this mod and I get to the loadscreen but whenever I select last stand, it CTD, what am I doing wrong? I did all the instructions of extracting the folder into dawn of war 2 retribution folder and i set it to -modname astartes and i have all the dlcs. Can anyone help me?

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Can you please tell me how your dow2 retribution folder looks? List the folders and such please.

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kratt81
kratt81

Hi, so the folder looks like
FOLDERS
Astartes
Drivers
Game Assets
Install
Manual
Tools
Astartes.bat
Astartes.module
etc

Its literally a clean insteall of DoW retribution with all mods. Then I just unpacked your mod into the folder. The folder path is program files, steam, steam apps, common, Dawn of War Retribution. What happens is campaign works fine but if I click The last stand, it ctds.

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

Is the end of it "Dawn of War II - Retribution" ?

Also, do you got any other mods installed? What language is the installation in?

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kratt81
kratt81

yeah, the end of it is Dawn of War II - Retribution, i dont have any other mods installed and language is in english

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DeusImperator Author
DeusImperator

I think it may be best to reinstall. Use 7zip if you can please. If that does not work , find the warnings.log in the dow2 folder in your documents and post it here please.

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Makosprofi
Makosprofi

При создании матча против компьютера нету расы космодесантников

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