Phoenix Rising v2.0

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Author: evilbobthebob

Last revision: 19 Dec, 2019 at 19:04 UTC (2)

File size: 2.87 GB

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Phoenix Rising is a complete overhaul of EAW’s mechanics, introducing new economic and production options, many new units, and a technology system that allows you to research and upgrade new units individually. Phoenix Rising is set in the Legends universe, during the Galactic Civil War.

***LAUNCH NUMBER***: 1235783994

– Play the Galactic Civil War your way from 18BBY with the full range of tech in the sandbox campaigns.
– Experience the lead-up to A New Hope from both sides of the Galactic Civil War, as told in the Legends universe, in the Operation Skyhook campaign.
– Capture or defend Coruscant in the Road to Coruscant.
– Defeat Thrawn’s attempts to reassert the Empire or fight with him to eradicate the New Republic in the Thrawn Campaign.
– Unite the warring Imperials or liberate the galaxy in Imperial Mutiny.

– Play the Galactic Civil War your way in the 18 BBY sandbox campaigns with the Rebels, Empire or CSA
– 50+ buildable land units, 85+ buildable space units, with 4+ upgrades each
– 160+ heroes, many with upgrades
– Countless Independent and special starting forces units, some buildable in unique locations
– Research technology from the end of the Clone Wars through to the Yuuzahn Vong War.

Short summary of changes:

– Sweeping optimization improvements, including a "light" campaign for those having performance problems.
– Rewritten galactic conquests
– Rewritten AI to be more intelligent and challenging
– All hyperspace travel now done via hyperlanes, with bonus speed and income from different sizes of route
– Complete overhaul of planet locations, bonuses, and abilities
– Over 50 new ground maps for v2.0, many new space maps
– Both land and space skirmish are available (though land skirmish is still unfinished for the CSA)
– Space skirmish has been completely rebalanced to be more of a competitive experience

– New armor/shield/damage system for space combat, bringing it in line with our ground combat changes from v1.2.
– New space units and ground vehicles
– Improved weather system and atmospheric effects
– New hero system

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Even though the mod has been optimized, it may still take some time to load.

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Star Wars: Empire at War - Forces of Corruption

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