Empire at War – review

Largest resource Moddb summed up the year, choosing the best creations of the creators of custom modifications. And according to the results of the voting, a lot of mods related to space strategy hit the first places Star Wars: Empire at War and “Star wars” generally.

  1. Empire at War Remake: Galactic Civil War to the game Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. Unlike other mods for Empire at War, ranked in the top ten, this work does not change the duration and faction. The creators only tried to refresh the project by creating new models and textures of units, as well as complicating the gameplay.
  2. Ultimate apocalypse to the game Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Soulstorm. The authors increased the scale of the battles, added new units, buildings, equipment and skills. At the same time, the whole action is perfectly balanced, even taking into account the participation of the Titans and super armor.
  3. Thrawn’s revenge: imperial civil war, also to Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. The mod instead of the canon of “Star Wars” relies on Star Wars Legends. He talks about the war between the remnants of the Empire and the New Republic with the participation of the Commonwealth of Five Stars and the Empire of the Hand.
  4. S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly: the project was originally a remake of “S.T.A.L.K.E.R .: Call of Pripyat“, But resulted in an independent game, in addition, very large-scale and with several storylines.
  5. Half-Life 2: MMod basically rebuilds the combat system Half-Life 2: Episode Twomaking enemies smarter and stronger.
  6. Republic at war, another mod for Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. It allows you to take part in “The Clone Wars“.
  7. Battlefront 2 Remaster Projectamateur remaster games Star Wars: Battlefront IIReleased in 2005. So far, a number of modules are available: revised cards one by one and general graphic improvement.
  8. Age of Empires III: Wars of Liberty to the game Age of Empires III: The Asian Dynasties. The action takes place in Africa, in the XIX century. Correspondingly processed and added fractions, units, buildings and other aspects of the strategy.
  9. Tiberium essence to real-time strategy Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars. The mod adds to the third part of the series many aspects from the second part and rebuilds a number of mechanics.
  10. Rise of the mandalorians for the game Star Wars: Empire at War: Forces of Corruption. The mod is based on the series “Mandaloretz“, And in it the place of the Zann Consortium is occupied by a fraction of the Mandalorians. And the action was postponed during the decline of the Empire and the birth of the New Republic.

As for the choice of the editors, it looks completely different. Not least because the best mods were selected in a number of categories.
  • Best single player mode – SPV3 for the game Halo Combat Evolved;
  • Best multiplayer – Heat Of Battle for Battlefield 2;
  • Better Graphics Enhancement – Remako HD Graphics Mod for Final Fantasy VII;
  • The best global remake of the game – Far Cry 2: Redux;
  • Best crossover – Bloom for Doom II;
  • Best mod as a service – A Clash Of Kings (Game Of Thrones) for the Mount & Blade: Warband strategy;
  • Mod worthy of complement – Realistic & Rezzed Maps for Battlefront II;
  • Historical Accuracy Award – North & South: ACW The American Civil War for the game Napoleon: Total War;
  • Best adaptation of a movie or series – Star Trek Armada III: Uprising for Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion;
  • Reward Continuing Legacy for the revival of the classics – S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Anomaly for S.T.A.L.K.E.R .: Call of Pripyat;
  • Most anticipated mod – Dragon Age: Total War to Medieval II: Total War – Kingdoms;
  • Special award for supporting custom modifications – Descenders by Giant Squid.