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  HUGE Dawn of War expansion pack info - Official News
  Posted by: tempest on 04-19-2006 @ 14:30 - Source: Games Industry
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Some mega news on the Dawn of War expansion pack.

Your new expansion pack will be called Dawn of War: Dark Crusade, and will feature the Tau and Necrons. Here is the short press release from THQ:

Quote:
Warhammer 40,000® Dawn of WarTM - Dark Crusade - The highly anticipated second expansion pack to internal THQ studio Relic Entertainment's critically acclaimed real-time strategy hit Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, features an all new single-player experience and 2 new races - The Necron and The Tau - allowing the gamer to play all of the 7 races of the Warhammer 40,000.

Highly rumoured, finally confirmed, Necrons WILL be in the new expansion pack! Look for Dawn of War: Dark Crusade this fall.



          Next News Post 04-19-2006 @ 14:35 - Necron mod responds to Dark Crusade
          Previous News Post 04-18-2006 @ 08:28 - Inquisition: Daemonhunt mod shows off Servitor unit!


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 #1 - MLAAAAAAAAAAAAAa - 04-19-2006 at 14:32
crazyzpaz
Joined: June 12th, 2005
Posts: 3
holy ***** nuggets!

 #2 - oh wow - 04-19-2006 at 14:33
Lord_Wolfwood
From:
Joined: January 13th, 2006
Posts: 6
oh we didnt see this coming relic! you guys are just to good to be true! so whos the secret race this time around? the dark eldar?

 #3 - TACOS - 04-19-2006 at 14:33
crazyzpaz
Joined: June 12th, 2005
Posts: 3
this makes me feel like Beer! Beer!Hmmm Donut!Puke!

 #4 - 04-19-2006 at 14:42
karn888
From: (portsmouth ri)
Joined: August 29th, 2004
Posts: 110
is thare any more to the press releace or was that it. just wondering cus id like to know if thare was more info on it
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All your base are belong to usResistance is Futile!

 #5 - 04-19-2006 at 14:45
Stranger03
From:
Joined: January 12th, 2006
Posts: 18
"All of the 7 races of wh40k". Cheap marketing. There were far more than 7. And way to go Relic for ruining 2 years of modding for some of us.

 #6 - 04-19-2006 at 14:52
The_Emporer
From: (California)
Joined: February 4th, 2006
Posts: 42
I knew it was Necrons. It was obvious.

 #7 - 04-19-2006 at 14:58
badass7
Joined: March 24th, 2005
Posts: 415
Yea. Not only were they in Winter assault the necron mod stopped probably due to the leader of the mod worked for relic. Regardless, cant wait to see the expansion as long as it doesnt end up killing mods again.

 #8 - 04-19-2006 at 15:28
tempest
From: (Surrey, BC)
Joined: December 15th, 2002
Posts: 897
It is actually an E3 press release, not a Relic or THQ press release. It is part of the leadup to E3, where more info should be released. Believe me, Relic and THQ know there are more than 7 races, and that was made clear by a THQ member on the Relic News boards.

 #9 - 04-19-2006 at 15:29
Necron_Warrior
Joined: March 6th, 2006
Posts: 40
YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSS GOOOOOO NECRONS YES YES YES YES!!!!!!!!!!!RockRockRock

 #10 - 04-19-2006 at 15:35
TERMINATOR_ZK
From: (Pico Rivera,CA)
Joined: January 19th, 2006
Posts: 50
oh ya oh ya oh oh, oh ya THIS ROCKSRockbut i never played wit necrons b4 and dont know how they lookfrownman i wish i knewmad

 #11 - 8th race??? - 04-19-2006 at 15:35
janusmachine
From: (wolverhampton)
Joined: April 20th, 2005
Posts: 4
I rekon we'll get a glimse of an 8th race in a new single player campaign, just like we did with necrons in Winter Assault

 #12 - 04-19-2006 at 15:37
TERMINATOR_ZK
From: (Pico Rivera,CA)
Joined: January 19th, 2006
Posts: 50
Do the necrons have those building looking vhicles that r almost square?Resistance is Futile!confusedwell like i said niiiice!wink

 #13 - 04-19-2006 at 15:53
In_Hoc_Signo
From: (Milan)
Joined: March 6th, 2006
Posts: 318
It was nearly obvious: Necrons as second race. Not bad anyway: there's an entire Galaxy looking forward to kick their shining a***s.

Welcome "Dark Crusade", an praise to the Immortal Emperor!

 #14 - 04-19-2006 at 16:02
Suomi_Boyz
Joined: April 15th, 2006
Posts: 2
its bit cool to have some new races and stupid cos WAs balances SUCK and bad so black crusade will be most likely more unbalanced

 #15 - 04-19-2006 at 16:10
HK_47
From: (New York)
Joined: March 27th, 2006
Posts: 66
any news on if there adding units to existing races because there killing mods so they better give us more for the hard work of the modders that there just shoting down the canmad

 #16 - 04-19-2006 at 16:30
BloodRaynefo
From:
Joined: September 11th, 2005
Posts: 14
Heheheh. All 7 races. Hmmm....dark eldar, tyranids, Inquisitor, Sisters of Battle, and some HALF-WAY DECENT models for the original 4 races. (Wonder why relic didn't update everything?)

 #17 - 04-19-2006 at 16:35
Dedshaw
Joined: June 9th, 2005
Posts: 130
here is a link to the game feutured at gamespot not much but ill give the link again when there is more info. so far it just says the name its untitled so far.


http://www.gamespot.com/pc/strategy/warhammer40000dawnofwarexp2/index.html

 #18 - Sweet - 04-19-2006 at 16:40
Big_Bad_Warboss
From: (Walworth)
Joined: April 5th, 2006
Posts: 46
I have been waiting to hear this for a long timebig grin however it does ***** me off that there isnt going to be any new units for the already existing racesmad

 #19 - 04-19-2006 at 17:34
Cloud_is_teh_pwnz0rz
Joined: January 12th, 2006
Posts: 54
They damn well better include new units!Anyways i think most of the necron units are likely to be designed from sketches and concept art,as without extra units they would be the exact opposite of the tyranids,meaning there'd be too little variety to them and too little to do,forcing players to just spam one or two types of units are resulting in totally OP things to account for tier advancement.

 #20 - more units? - 04-19-2006 at 19:01
cib786
From:
Joined: November 28th, 2004
Posts: 1
if u want a kick **** mod with more units then i recommend LeftOutUnits mod 1.57. on another note.. has anyone thort that the release dates and timing of the exp packs is just a great way of making more money over a few years rather than give us the whole game at once with all races? maybe im just a sceptic..

 #21 - 04-19-2006 at 19:45
Javenriek
From: (Brownsburg, Indiana)
Joined: February 1st, 2006
Posts: 135
new units smew units. I'm just excited to be able to play the necrons as a whole race. And any6 way you look at it, there are going a whole slew of units and an entirely new tech tree for them, so in an expression that explains it all, wwwwwwwwwwwwooooooooooooooooooooooooooottttttttttttttt!!!!!!!!!

 #22 - 04-19-2006 at 20:07
HelloCookie
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 209
Yes I love NECRONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Although its not like I already knew that they were going to be the next race. Also it is now safe to say that whatever other race character makes an apearence in Dark Crusade will be in DoW 2RockRockRock

 #23 - 04-19-2006 at 20:14
demonseer
From: (Ottawa)
Joined: October 29th, 2005
Posts: 49
7 races eh? Hmmmmm

I'm sceptic that they can balance it all, yet intrigued that they may.eek!eek!

 #24 - 04-19-2006 at 20:53
Cheesenium
From:
Joined: February 12th, 2006
Posts: 26
Wohooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! The second expansion has finally anounce.Dont worry about balance,we have DOWstick out tongueRO if Relic failed to balance the game.Anyway,it's a great thing that DOW could be the first real time strategy game that has 7 race.

 #25 - 04-19-2006 at 21:13
ComradeRubedo
From: (Winston Salem, NC)
Joined: March 10th, 2006
Posts: 6
I wouldnt say it would be the first. Age of Kings had like...9 starting races or something
Anyway, im in full suport of this new expansion. Hell, I have had a few ideas for DoW2.

 #26 - more than 7 races.... - 04-19-2006 at 22:20
IamShades
Joined: September 24th, 2005
Posts: 26
theres way more than 7 races in 40K, and i would much rather see any of them than necrons.... but o well, it'll be different,

 #27 - 04-19-2006 at 22:44
Osiris421
From: (Victoria)
Joined: December 16th, 2005
Posts: 136
they will probably put dark eldar and tyranids in the next expansion
(if there is one)


May the emporer watch over the ultramarResistance is Futile!Resistance is Futile!Resistance is Futile!

 #28 - i knew it! - 04-19-2006 at 23:30
Evil_Fred_dead
Joined: March 27th, 2006
Posts: 20
prepare from some BIG guns people!

 #29 - 04-20-2006 at 00:55
Grendall
Joined: August 19th, 2005
Posts: 207
There's more than 7 races in Warhammer. Where the **** are my nids?

 #30 - TAU??? - 04-20-2006 at 01:23
etherial
Joined: January 15th, 2006
Posts: 26
WILL THE TAU BE A COMPLETELY NEW RACE OR FROM THE MODDED 1?
ITS A HIGH CLASS MOD WITH SOUNDS AN EVERYTHING! ME AN MY M8S THINK THIS COULD BE A FALSE LEAK MAYBE?

 #31 - 04-20-2006 at 01:59
grandaddy
From:
Joined: January 3rd, 2006
Posts: 84
its not ALL the races you missed out dark eldar witch hunters and so on but ime lookin forward the tau mod and the necron mod teams are goner be *****ed

 #32 - 04-20-2006 at 02:00
tom_da_bomb
Joined: March 5th, 2006
Posts: 44
YAY more news i cant w8!!! (y does everyone not like crons?)Resistance is Futile!Resistance is Futile!Resistance is Futile!

 #33 - 04-20-2006 at 02:02
grandaddy
From:
Joined: January 3rd, 2006
Posts: 84
oh and there are 4 "good" races tau, eldar, SM, IG and 3 "evil races" orks necrons and Chayos

 #34 - 04-20-2006 at 02:07
Arven04
Joined: June 17th, 2005
Posts: 102
Id doesn't work that way. Necrons have no allies. Chaos and Orks do not ally often, and under a tight set of circumstances if they do. Eldar, Tau and the Imperium don't exactly get on and will only get together if to defeat a common evil (like in Eye of Terror)

 #35 - 04-20-2006 at 02:34
killalot777
From:
Joined: February 28th, 2006
Posts: 37
I wouldn't be suprised if they would be shooting down mods, but still it doesn't mean we can't enjoy the Tau mod before the expansion is released!

 #36 - y no nids?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 04-20-2006 at 02:40
Necron_guy
From: (Hull)
Joined: March 26th, 2006
Posts: 150
i love nids they always thrash my crons and black templars on tt they would be a much better race than tau to have in they tau are pansies in assault so theyd better have kroot as well

 #37 - 04-20-2006 at 03:35
Andreaz
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 436
I'm very surprised to see so many shameless demands hurled in the direction of THQ and Epic. Wouldn't it be a safe bet to suppose that they do the best they can to live up to our expectations. Afterall they are WH40k fans themselves just like we are. When designing a game there are thousands of choises to be made and with every choise you make there will be someone saying you should have chosen differently. There's no way they'll be able to please us all. And lets be fair, this is the best fantasy strategy game ever made. Just play the sterile Starwars: Empire at war for a bit and you will appreciate the incredible, intense, mouthwatering batlles of DoW even more. It's not easy what THQ and Epic have done, not easy at all.

Having said all that, I love the Necrons and the Tau. It is strange though to pretend there are only 7 races in WH40K. This has to be slip of the tongue. The Tyranids and the Dark Eldar are two major races in the Warhammer 40k universe. To forget the Tyranids even borders on blasphemy because there's no race more alien, ferocious and destructive in the known universe. The Daemonhunters and the Witchhunters are more like subraces of the space marines I think. Correct me if I'm wrong.

 #38 - 7 races out of 11 races - 04-20-2006 at 04:39
orks
From: (Haverfordwest)
Joined: November 7th, 2005
Posts: 5
7 races out of 11 races thats good . the 7 races Space Marines , Orks , Eldar , Chaos Marines , Imperial Guard , Necrons , Tau and Kroot. the 4 races to come Dark Eldar , Daemonhunters , Tyranids and Witch Hunters.
cool smile

 #39 - 04-20-2006 at 05:08
HelloCookie
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 209
You forgot Ordo Xenos. I my self don't count Kroot as a full race in the W40k universe.

 #40 - Yeah... - 04-20-2006 at 05:21
SuperNashwan
Joined: September 13th, 2005
Posts: 129
but aren't the witchunters and daemon hunters just another part of the imperium and not a seperate race? So they might add new units to the existing SM and IG but I doubt that they would base a whole new playable army on these.

I could be proven wrong though... be cool if they did.

I feel sorry for the guys you have been working hard on there own mods for these races. Seems to me that THQ can't be assed to do the work themselves and use other peoples ideas. Same happened with the IG on WA.

 #41 - 04-20-2006 at 05:58
terislb
Joined: December 3rd, 2004
Posts: 35
......oh well.. necrons. plus the new suxorz codex tau..... what a catch....

 #42 - 04-20-2006 at 07:21
Andreaz
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 436
I think that's what #38 Orks meant: The Kroot are retainers of the Tau Empire.

 #43 - 04-20-2006 at 08:03
mild_salsa
From:
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Posts: 39
whjy is this new? on gamespot it told you in febuary that the tau were gonna be on it and it was obvious that the necrons were gonna be on it. Im still happy that its confirmed. is there a release date yet?

 #44 - 04-20-2006 at 10:02
grand_master_jack
Joined: April 20th, 2006
Posts: 10
And as well as those other races already mentioned, there areall the diverdient Space Marine Chapters.

Mainly, the Dark Angels, Blood Angels, Space Wolves (pups) and Black Templars.

 #45 - - Boring - - 04-20-2006 at 10:18
ZimmyZummy
Joined: March 4th, 2006
Posts: 78
Necrons aren't all that exciting. I would've been more interested in the Dark Eldar.

 #46 - Necrons - 04-20-2006 at 10:51
Big_Bad_Warboss
From: (Walworth)
Joined: April 5th, 2006
Posts: 46
All though I am happy to hear about the tau i am not thirlled about the necronsTwo Thumbs Down! and I have to agree with ZimmyZummy that the Dark Eldar or Tyranids would have been a much better choice, and does anyone know if there is going to be any new units to the already existing races? They r my favorites and I have only heard rumors about them come on people i need answearsAaargh!!!

 #47 - At least it has a name now. - 04-20-2006 at 11:13
dreddnott
From: (Pinon Hills, CA)
Joined: September 9th, 2005
Posts: 88
I can already see it: WH40kDoWWADC

Dark Crusade is pretty cool. I know it's adding two new races but I'd still like to see some Blood Ravens action!

 #48 - 04-20-2006 at 11:17
Tau22
From: (Banská Bystrica)
Joined: April 9th, 2006
Posts: 248
YiPEEEEE!!!! Finally a new expansion pack!!! I love Tau and although i don´t Necrons very well I´m still excited. I feel sorry for the hard working moders though and I agree with the most of you that Dark Eldar and Tyranids would be better.Well maybe in the next expansion.Beer! Beer!Two Thumbs Up!Rock

 #49 - 04-20-2006 at 12:32
Kai_eis
From: (Redwood City)
Joined: March 11th, 2006
Posts: 5
you guys need to stop *****ing, thanks to all the modders out there for your wonderfull mods but when you undertake a mod you have to understand that eventually it will be released into the game Roll Eyes (sarcastic) ALRIGHT FINALLY NECRON I CANT WAIT TO BRING DEATH TO THE EMPERORS GOONS
Beer! Beer!Two Thumbs Up!

 #50 - 04-20-2006 at 13:14
Santaslayer4
Joined: October 31st, 2005
Posts: 81
RELASE DATE IS THE 1ST OF SEPTE,BER GUYS I JUS PREORDERED IT OFF AMAZON

 #51 - omg i was so right about necrons being the next race - 04-20-2006 at 13:48
Wildside
From: (Riverside, California)
Joined: December 23rd, 2005
Posts: 361
its so obvious, ppl r so stupid these days about what the next would be, its so damn obvious if u played single campaign, all those idiots who thought it was other races didnt even play the campaign

NECRONS ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!Rock

 #52 - FFS - 04-20-2006 at 14:22
CaptShrike
From: (High wycombe)
Joined: January 11th, 2006
Posts: 17
NO WAY, THE 2 RACES I HATE THE MOST

TAU, WE HAVE, CRONS WE HAVE,

Gw need to introduce tyranids, and dark eldar. Not bloody crons or Tau.

Marines and gurad, isd all i need!

FOR DA ORKZEZ

 #53 - 04-20-2006 at 15:10
AmonSemper
Joined: March 7th, 2006
Posts: 24
"all seven races" What sort of *****faced reported did his research? There are eight. Necrons, Nids, Tau, SM, IG, Eldar, Orks, Chaos..And an eigth one >embarrasment!

 #54 - 04-20-2006 at 15:16
AmonSemper
Joined: March 7th, 2006
Posts: 24
Dark Eldar! That's the other one.

 #55 - 04-20-2006 at 23:44
gen_kenobi
From: (belper derbyshire)
Joined: September 20th, 2005
Posts: 67
Well we all knew it was going to be the crons.. We'll just have to see the campaign to see whats in the next expansion =P

 #56 - 04-21-2006 at 02:36
ThadiusCole
Joined: March 19th, 2005
Posts: 40
I read on the Relic forums that this was going to be the last expansion for this DOW, and that the five races in the game already will not get any new units. If this is true then its still going to be cool with 7 races to battle with and a new campaign. I hope there are some new units for all the existing armies, the additions to WA were good enough to add some new flavour to the older armies.

 #57 - 04-21-2006 at 05:06
CommanderFox
From: (NSW)
Joined: July 10th, 2005
Posts: 337
A member of Games Workshop's local distribution staff for my area clued me in on this yesterday, I didnt believe him till I saw this press release (as GW empolyiees are about as informed about this stuff as we are, in the dark as much as we are.)

madness!

 #58 - 04-21-2006 at 06:09
terminator_gregg
From: (mansfield)
Joined: April 20th, 2006
Posts: 45
has any one got any idea what the cover will look like for the new game
Two Thumbs Up!Beer! Beer!big grin

 #59 - HHHHMMMMM!!!! - 04-21-2006 at 07:06
Big_Bad_Warboss
From: (Walworth)
Joined: April 5th, 2006
Posts: 46
It will most likely be split in half and have a tau soldier on one side and a cron soldier on the other or something like that

 #60 - 04-21-2006 at 07:07
bigybigybigymar
From:
Joined: January 14th, 2006
Posts: 2
a tau vs a necron probaly for a cover they should of put the nids and have the campaign the battle for magcragge

 #61 - Told You So - 04-21-2006 at 08:13
Belthasar
From:
Joined: November 3rd, 2005
Posts: 28
Yippee!!! Yippee!!! Necrons!!! Yippee!!! I dont wanna say this but....
I TOLD YOU SO!!!!!! TOLD YOU SO!!!!

 #62 - 04-21-2006 at 09:20
black_hwk99
From:
Joined: April 8th, 2006
Posts: 28
i just can wait to play a the cron that will be sweet!

 #63 - ???????????????????????????????????????????? - 04-21-2006 at 09:31
slothwillruletheuniverse
From: (march)
Joined: January 16th, 2006
Posts: 33
how come it ses we wil be able to play all 7 races of warhammer 40K universe there are more than 7 and any way the orks killa can is actually a dred they are pretty thick

 #64 - YYYYYYYYYYYYYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 04-21-2006 at 11:01
sqn33
From: (rotherham)
Joined: January 26th, 2005
Posts: 772
FINALLY the necrons have AWAKENED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
srry just excited about this glorious news!!!!!

 #65 - 04-21-2006 at 13:14
ThadiusCole
Joined: March 19th, 2005
Posts: 40
I think the statement of playing all 7 races of 40k is a typo. And earlier someone said the release wasn't made by Relic (correct me if i'm wrong), since they apparently play 40k and would be morons to say there are only 7 races. Like i said its probably a typo.

 #66 - NIDS - 04-22-2006 at 01:39
Serecce
Joined: March 25th, 2006
Posts: 9
I hate Tau and Necrons, we need Nids, Dark Eldar, the three -=I=-'s, etc.

 #67 - the best race - 04-22-2006 at 05:16
terminator_gregg
From: (mansfield)
Joined: April 20th, 2006
Posts: 45
the best race in the new game will be the necron because they can rebuild them selves and the wraiths can shift throught buildings and other stuff Two Thumbs Up! and the c'tans are the most power full gods. plus the monolith is the most power full tank/ship in the warhammer game (it can telaport men from one to another monolith)RockBeer! Beer!

THERE THE BEST

 #68 - 04-22-2006 at 12:44
cooldogdave
From:
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Posts: 4
hey, is there any one that likes tau???Cry

 #69 - 04-22-2006 at 14:15
ZimmyZummy
Joined: March 4th, 2006
Posts: 78
Personally, guys, I think that the Thousands Sons mod and Witchhunters kicks the crap out of Relic's expansions. I'm looking forward to them more than Dark Crusade.

 #70 - 04-22-2006 at 14:18
ZimmyZummy
Joined: March 4th, 2006
Posts: 78
Grovelling apologies for the double post, but is anyone else hoping for a new intro movie for Dark Crusade? I have to say, that the intro already out kicks ass, and it would be sweet with Necrons. Even if they ARE dull.

 #71 - 04-22-2006 at 14:33
davisbe
From: (Illinois)
Joined: March 29th, 2005
Posts: 133
One: The release was not made by THQ or Relic. It was a slip on the part of a third-party, which is also why they said "All 7 races". Oh, and there are eleven official races: SM, CSM, IG, Ork, Eldar, Tau, Necron, Tyranids, Dark Eldar, Daemonhunters and Witch Hunters.
Two: THey have repeatedly said that adding two new races will result in no new units for existing races. TWO NEW RACES. That's a good reason, IMO.
Three: The reason it is the first to have 7 races is that others, ie: AOE, were the same races with a couple of unique units to set them apart. I mean, the Persians had a war elephant, but still had Hassars and Pikemen. These races hace completely different units, one and all, as well as different play styles.
Four: No amount of speculation will change what will be seen @ E3, so might I suggest "I hope they ____" as opposed to "I bet they will ____".
Lastly, you can bet your **** that if they include a cameo race again, that I or another modder will be shooting off a mini-mod to produce them ASAP! Oh, following my own advice from above, "I hope they have a Dark Eldar Cameo" LOL
Cheers! big grin

 #72 - well - 04-22-2006 at 18:12
Big_Bad_Warboss
From: (Walworth)
Joined: April 5th, 2006
Posts: 46
Im excited but also angry that there will probaly be no new units to the already existing racesAaargh!!! man that gets me so angry i mean the orks r my favorite if no 1 could figure that out, but i am looking forward to the tauRock but not at all looking forward to the crons Puke! they still should have had the nids or the dark eldar hopefully that one dude is wrong and they have another expansion

 #73 - YESSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 04-22-2006 at 21:20
Corrino
From:
Joined: August 13th, 2005
Posts: 54
FINALY NEWS the best thing is not that there are 7 races but there is going to a new massive change to the entire single player campaign, campainge mode is going to soo COOL NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 #74 - WHOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! - 04-23-2006 at 06:35
twigs
Joined: February 12th, 2006
Posts: 141
WOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
OOOOOOOOOOO!!!! ahem (cough,cough) WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOUPDIDI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
anyways, ahemPimp! I'm looking forwaard to tau+necrons! Q the cheesy insparational musicBeer! Beer!Hmmm Donut!

 #75 - My God w00t - 04-26-2006 at 05:11
DarkKnight666
From: (Perth)
Joined: April 1st, 2006
Posts: 30
eek!man i just read the release w00t but on a different subject if you count deamon hunters and all that as a race why don't they allow you to praise one god of chaos like nurgle or khorne that would be cool a great unclean one that would Rock
one other thing it is kinda sad for those people who were making the tau and necron mods but THQ is HUGE they probably don't know about half the mods in development and even if they did why would they care why let people download somthing that they can do better and make a profit!!! really i dont care who cares what races there are im just happy that there are 2 new races w00t
Keep it Up THQTwo Thumbs Up!

 #76 - 04-26-2006 at 13:10
Shinohai
From:
Joined: March 3rd, 2005
Posts: 275
something they can do better and make a profit? have you seen the great mods out there for free such as the steel legion and the still in development witchhunters mod. they look great and beat the hell out of most of relics stuff that you need to buy. its disappointing that the necron mod gave up so quickly when this announcement came, i guess they didnt care much about it in the first place. their monolith looked better then relics tho. i hope the necron foot troops and monolith arent as freakin slow as they are in winter assault.

 #77 - 04-26-2006 at 23:40
Andreaz
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 436
The problem with larger sophisticated third party mods is and has always been, that most of the time for one reason or another they don't get finished. I like the pro looking Tau mod very much, but I had very little hopes of ever seeing a final release even before the anouncement of THQ/Relic that they were releasing an official Tau mod.
Now at least we can be confident that a finished product will be released this fall.
By the way, I think the Tau team should finish their mod. I understand they are disapointed, but their mod has a large fanbase in the community. It might be lots of fun to have a battle between both Tau races. One could pretend that the modded Tau are some kind of renegade faction. They could even call their mod 'Tau Renegades' or something.

 #78 - well nothing new - 04-27-2006 at 11:03
googlemooglemaximus
From: (london)
Joined: October 10th, 2005
Posts: 136
Tau are boring Necrns are boring, whoo they are space marines that dont die first time and aliens with more guns than arnold schwarsennegger. theres nothing that cool about them, yea they will be fun to play against but mods are generally better anyways

 #79 - 04-27-2006 at 14:21
Iceman7
Joined: September 9th, 2005
Posts: 157
yay another expansion and woot necrons and tau love necrons but wouldnt it be easier to make dow2 instead of bring out loads of expansions what if omeone dosent have the first game (i have both ) but anyway cant wait for it to come out and september yay quick release date is well thx again relic oh and i feel sorry for all the modders tht busted their guts on their mods only to find tht their race is in the next expansion.
cant wait till september now

 #80 - 04-28-2006 at 09:01
Smellpoo
From: (Newport)
Joined: March 27th, 2006
Posts: 2
That sounds seriously awesome Two Thumbs Up!Rock

 #81 - 04-28-2006 at 09:02
Smellpoo
From: (Newport)
Joined: March 27th, 2006
Posts: 2
Will the Tau have the new models from the table top game? I hope so, especially that new commander and the Sky Ray

 #82 - 04-29-2006 at 08:43
SpaceDug2005
From: (Peterhead)
Joined: December 18th, 2005
Posts: 203
Tau suck, full stop.
Necrons are sooo originall.........
What we need is the good ol' Firendly Neighbourhood Inquisition, as the DoW engine WILL NOT SUPPORT THE OVER PLYED, BORING TYRRANIDS!!!! I KNOW 20 PEOPLE WHO PLAY THEM IN PETERHEAD!!!!!!!!!!!! Oh, and Dark Eldar, pfft!embarrasment

 #83 - mmm - 04-29-2006 at 15:05
USS_Deimos
From:
Joined: July 3rd, 2005
Posts: 1
would have liked to see more units for all the races and just one extra race added. and the tau? meh should have been nids, even if the engine couldnt handle it

 #84 - @ intro movie - 04-30-2006 at 14:00
Akiostacie
From: (Chesterland, OH)
Joined: October 6th, 2005
Posts: 23
Mod community has figured out how to mod the DoW intro, I myself am in charge of the up-and-coming Tau one. Don't expect a fast release, it's A) semi-official and B) we have maybe two people working on it. On the plus side, we'll be throwing a bunch of concept units into the movie (such as a Tau jetbike that apparently became the basis for the sniper drone) since ALF had the good fortune to meet one of the designers for the new Codex. Check out the site and post your ideas into the thread. I'll try and read each one and if I like it, we'll try and integrate it somehow smile So far we've decided the other race would be Khorne (hehe) but this may persuade me to change it to the tin cans...

 #85 - WOOOOOOOOT!! :D :D :D :D - 05-02-2006 at 00:02
fortnox2005
Joined: November 27th, 2004
Posts: 98
I love Necrons! VICTORY FOR THE EXPANSION PACK! big grin

 #86 - 05-02-2006 at 10:13
Andreaz
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 436
Anyone seen the official Dark Crusade trailer? Have a good look before you start bashing THQ/Relic. This is going to be an awesome expansion guys. Even those who say they don't like Tau and Necrons will have to admit this looks incredible.
I'm going to have sooooo much fun with this.

 #87 - 05-03-2006 at 11:30
Warmaster_Horus
From: (Some Where In The Warp...)
Joined: April 12th, 2006
Posts: 61
Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop, Woop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Go TAU!!!!!! & NECRONS!!!!!Resistance is Futile!Woop, WoopWoop, WoopWoop, Woop......

 #88 - 05-04-2006 at 02:17
Redemption11
Joined: July 26th, 2005
Posts: 193
Looks pretty good. I wish the trailer was a little longer though. Anyway, I think the idea in this expansion is 'new vs old'. The Tau being the new 'young' race and the necrons being the old 'ancient' enemy. Im definatly gonna buy it.

 #89 - 5 to go - 05-06-2006 at 14:40
googlemooglemaximus
From: (london)
Joined: October 10th, 2005
Posts: 136
yay only 5 races left now. they wont do any of the 3 inquisition so its just dark eldar and nids, they wont do nids as they have said so that leaves dark eldar which they wont want to do by itself so i think DOW 2 will be announced soon

 #90 - 05-07-2006 at 08:35
Andreaz
Joined: January 24th, 2006
Posts: 436
I think you might be right googlemooglemaximus. I don't expect another expansion on this engine after Dark Crusade, but I don't think they will officially announce it before the release of Dark Crusade though.



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