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Endor Aftermath

Tuesday August 23, 2016

We're doing a significant overhaul to all of the Galactic Conquest scenarios in 2.2; some completely new ones, some redundant ones removed, some significantly reworked and some formerly single-scenario setups split into multiple scenarios because of how much they cover. Part of the goal in this is to add in more story where it's appropriate, but we'll get to that later once the project is closer to finished.For now, here's the layout of the Endor Aftermath GC. This GC is the primary Warlord-focused GC in 2.2, with all Imperial groups plus the New Republic, immediately after the Empire's fracturing. We'll have a news post soon where we break it down a bit more. ...

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2.2 Preview and Interview - Gul Gaming

Friday August 19, 2016

Gul Dukat and Bane have invited Corey onto their stream to preview some of the new content in ICW 2.2. We'll be starting about 3PM EST, 8PM GMT. Keep in mind, this will be a very early look at some work in progress.Link:www.hitbox.tv/GulGaming ...

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Make Maldrood Great Again

Saturday August 06, 2016

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The 2.2 Manifesto

Tuesday August 02, 2016

Information has been a little bit sparse on 2.2 and what it actually consists of, and I apologize for that. This is because we typically wait until features are 100% complete before announcing or discussing them too much, which in this case has been a little problematic. There are plenty of things which are progressing well, but which aren't quite finished. Most of them will also probably finish all at once, so instead of waiting to discuss different changes, here's a giant overview of most of what we've got on our plates for Imperial Civil War at the moment, finished or not, in no particular order. I won't cover the three new playable Warlord factions here, since they're getting their own posts.Regime Change - FinishedInstead of having to go on annoying suicide runs, we've given Imperial players a new way to get through the era. You can see it in action and the reasons for doing so in this video.Particle Changes - FinishedProjectiles can sometimes be a bit overwhelming on screen, especially from larger ships. This is no longer a problem; lasers are considerably smaller and travel faster, meaning less clutter on screen. Depending on resource, we'd also ideally like to move towards getting some death clones and damage particles back ingame.Era Progression vs Tech Progression - In ProgressOne of the most common (and frankly, annoying) misconceptions about the mod is that era progression and technological progression necessarily mean the same thing, resulting in people saying "why should I have to kill my heroes to get better tech" when the only faction which gives up their heroes to progress chronologically is also the faction which tends to get hurt the most by doing so, the Remnant. There will be an even further divide between technological progression and era progression in the mod in 2.2. Instead of automatically getting ships when you progress eras, eras will be one factor among several. For example, upon reaching Era 3, the New Republic will have to complete tech upgrades to start constructing its new class ships, including the Sacheen, Nebula and, making its potentially-regrettable return, the Republic-class Star Destroyer. Research like this will be constrained to the Empire of the Hand, New Republic and Imperial Remnant for hardcoded reasons. This also gives the Remnant a greater incentive to stay within certain eras where it has invested money in upgrading its arsenal, and losing your leader now becomes an even greater setback.For other factions, being the Pentastar Alignment, Greater Maldrood, Warlord Zsinj, and Eriadu Authority, there will be other prerequisites in place to give a feeling of progression even within single-era GCs. There will be some heroes available for recruitment only on certain planets, for example bounty hunters like Dengar and Bossk for most Imperial groups, or Rei'kas and Krassis Trelix for the Pentastar Alignment (more on that later). We've yet to say much about Maldrood, but a significant portion of their roster will be based on their pirate connections, including some unique units which will be both familiar and potentially unwelcome to some players.Diplomatic Influence - FinishedSmallpox has mostly finished the Diplomatic influence system for GC. Here is basically how it works, in his words. Keep in mind there may be significant differences for this as it goes through testing.The galaxy map is divided into sectors. Each planet gets assigned a value that represents your current influence on that planet. -If you lose a planet in a sector you lose influence on all other planets owned by you in the same sector. If you conquer a planet you gain influence on all other planets owned by you in that sector. You gain a little influence every day on each planet you own. If your influence on a planet drops to 0 you lose that planet (affiliation changes to neutral if no enemy diplomat or fleet is present). Every faction gets a diplomat unit with a build limit of one at a time. Diplomats have galactic stealth. If a diplomat is in orbit of a planet owned by another faction, the faction's influence on that planet will decrease every day. If the influence hits 0 while a diplomat is present the affiliation of that planet will change to the faction the diplomat belongs to. The diplomat also gets removed. Diplomats are also removed when the planet affiliation changes due to another faction conquering the planet. Ground Combat Changes - In ProgressThere are a few different things we're playing with for ground. First off, we're removing some of our worse maps and sprinkling in vanilla ones where they fit again. This also means we've slowed down the unit movements back to their original speeds. Ground buildings are going to have defensive turret hardpoints built into them in order to add another layer to ground battles. I'm still playing with the turret types to make sure terrain affects them as little as possible, but for the most part the system is complete and in place. We're also playing with expanding hardpoint use on the ground, giving a bit more depth to your tactical choices and hopefully making one of EaW's better features more prominent. Infantry will all be gvien back the crouch-move ability as well. This is a good portion of what were doing, but not everything.New and Redone Units- In ProgressThis is a bit more difficult to talk about without just turning it into a list, so that's basically what I'll do. As usual, there'll be a few older units getting redone or updated in some way. There will also be plenty of new hardware in space and also on ground to get your hands on. There's probably two dozen units not present in 21, including the Bellator, Secutor, Gladiator and Allegiance to name only some of the triangular ones. There's also the ULAV and AT-TE on the ground. The Empire of the Hand will also get considerable attention in this respect, with three new capital ships and four new defense platforms.This isn't quite everything in the mod, but hopefully it gives you an idea of our major goals with the mod for this version. More information, and more specific information, will come as we go. For those of you who would like to, I would also appreciate it if you gave this thread on one of my personal projects (which will hopefully help to allow me to focus more on things like modding) a read.Follow Imperial Civil WarForums - Facebook - Steam Group - Mod DB ...

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Support Your Local Corey Today

Sunday July 24, 2016

Hey everyone, this isn’t quite mod news (there'll be a post for each of the three projects coming really soon, though, so hold tight). I just wanted to take a moment to explain a side project I've been working on, off-and-on for the last year, but which I intend to put a lot more effort towards going into August and beyond.Corey Loses is a youtube channel and stream I hope to use for a few different purposes. Primarily, I want to use the last 10 years of experience I've had modding to try to bring a hopefully-entertaining or at least moderately educational perspective on modding and game design processes, primarily while playing different mods and video games but hopefully also with tutorials and other behind-the-scene type things. Hopefully it'd be a way to introduce some people to new mods or games they may have missed, but it's also a way for me to play some games I was never able to, and also preview different builds of Thrawn's Revenge mods. It's also a way to organize multiplayer games for those mods with community streams (which I've been doing mostly-weekly for Ascendancy)I've got a fair bit of content already posted (mostly Ascendancy previews, at the moment) if you want to check it out, and hope to really step it up starting in August. If you want to give it a look and follow or subscribe, I'd really appreciate it. If there's anything you want to see me do, such as previews or taking a look at a specific mod or game, let me know here or leave a comment or message there. As with my work on TR, I try to be as involved with the community for this as I can. As we go, I’ll hopefully learn better video editing and also address some of my system performance issues which can cause some frame stuttering in more resource intensive games.If you would like to content I make in other ways, you can also consider turning off adblock if you watch the videos, or if you want to support it directly, the Hitbox page has a monthly subscription option. I also have a Patreon page set up, if you feel so inclined. If you can’t or don’t want to do any of those things, I totally understand and hope you enjoy the content. I’m doing this because I love making these kinds of content, not for the money (as the 10 years of modding will attest), but school and living are expensive, so the more this is able to sustain itself, the more time I’ll be able to devote to making all kinds of content and hopefully, the better the quality will be.Youtube: www.youtube.com/c/CoreyLosesHitbox: www.hitbox.com/CoreyLosesPatron: www.patreon.com/CoreyLoses ...

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Regime Change

Monday July 18, 2016

A new way to time-travel. ...

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A Base to Call Home

Sunday June 26, 2016

Alongside the Warlords themselves, 2.2 will have a bunch of other changes. One of these changes is something I'm working on (which will also be used by Bullet in AotR) is adding static defense turrets to base buildings. Here's the Imperial barracks with a standard AI turret built in.These will be present as targetable hardpoints on the buildings, similar to the Underworld palace. 2.2 in general will have a lot more hardpoint representation on ground. ...

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Redirect: New Republic Trailer & 10 Years of Thrawn's Revenge

Tuesday June 07, 2016

The full text of this update can be found in News and Updates.http://thrawnsrevenge.com/forums/index.php?topic=5884.0 ...

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Thrawn's Revenge & Corey Loses Discord Server

Saturday May 28, 2016

I've made an essentially-open Discord Server for the TR community and for my video stuff at Corey Loses.  Discord is a text/voice program typically used for gaming which can offer a new way for the team and fans to interact with each other. It has a desktop app, but is also available in browsers.To join the server, click here:https://discord.gg/0r6o1Twrk4BpOq2E ...

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Minor Factions

Note:  This section showcases the unique units and heroes available to the Minor Factions in Thrawn’s Revenge.  In some cases they may also have access to some of the same units used by the main playable factions.  This is especially true of the Imperial Warlords and the Duskhan League (who both have access to Imperial technology).

Hapes Consortium

The Hapes Cluster was first settled over four thousand years ago by a group of pirates who discovered safe transit routes through the Transitory Mists.  The pirates, known as the Lorell Raiders, established a base on Hapes and brought back all kinds of treasure, along with beautiful women abducted from across the galaxy.

The women remained on Hapes to raise children while the men continued their pirate raids on shipping outside the cluster; until a fateful battle between the Lorell Raiders and the combined forces of the Jedi Order and Galactic Republic destroyed the pirate fleet and left the women and children cut off from the rest of the galaxy.

The women left behind vowed that no man would rule them again and formed a new society with a government led by a single woman given the title of Queen Mother.


For over three thousand years the Hapes Consortium maintained its isolation from outside influences as it expanded throughout the cluster and colonized more of the rich worlds.  Finally, in 8 ABY, the Consortium opened its borders as it treated with the New Republic with an eye towards a potential alliance.

Note:  Due to their extended isolation Hapan turbolaser weaponry is significantly outdated and takes at least twice as long to recharge as the more modern models employed by the rest of the galaxy.

Duskhan League

The Duskhan League, originally established as the Yevethan Protectorate, was a political federation comprised of N’zoth and the other eleven Yevethan colonies, collectively known as “The Twelve”, settled by their sublight starships.

A highly xenophobic and isolationist species, the first major confrontation between the Yevetha and other species came when the Galactic Empire seized control of the Koornacht Cluster and established a series of shipyards on N’zoth and nearby planets.

Taking note of the speed at which the Yevethans mastered new technologies, the Empire proceeded to enslave the populace and put them to work as skilled labour in its shipyards, building, repairing and modifying vessels of the Imperial Starfleet.

After the Battle of Endor caused the fragmentation of the Empire, Ysanne Isard recalled much of the Imperial fleet to defend the Core Worlds, including those of Black Sword Command in the Koornacht Cluster.  Before the Imperials were able to complete their withdrawal and destroy the shipyards, the Yevethans staged an uprising and succeeded in capturing intact the entire task force, including a Super Star Destroyer.

Making use of the technical skills developed during their decades of slavery, the newly reformed Duskhan League set about developing new starships of its own before seeking to expand beyond the cluster and cleanse the galaxy of other species.

Playable In

- The following single-player Galactic Conquest scenarios:

  • Black Fleet Crisis

Imperial Warlords

The death of Emperor Palpatine at the Battle of Endor, and the loss of the Executor and second Death Star at the hands of the Rebel fleet, sent shockwaves rippling through the Imperial establishment.

With no-one in a position to take the Imperial throne many formerly loyal officers, including Grand Admirals and Moffs, decided that their best option to was to strike out on their own, using the ships under their command to secure territory and resources and forge their own personal fiefdoms.

The first to defect was Admiral Harrsk.  Present at the Battle of Endor, he refused to obey the commands of a junior officer who had inherited command of the fleet after the destruction of the Executor.  As news of the Emperor’s death trickled out others followed, including Admirals Krennel, Delvardus and Teradoc along with Warlord Zsinj.

Although the title of Warlord was originally a ceremonial rank awarded to high-ranking officers by the Emperor, including Grand Admiral Thrawn and Grand Moff Zsinj, it became generally associated with surviving Imperial military and political leaders after Endor, many of whom unilaterally styled themselves as Warlords or used other similarly grand titles.

Playable In

- The following single-player Galactic Conquest scenarios:

  • The Hunt for Zsinj (Zsinj as Imperial Remnant)
  • Into the Cluster (Zsinj as Imperial Remnant)


  • Star Home
    Star Home
    Class: Capital
    Length: 2500m
    Population: 2
    Armament: 20/5 Turbolaser, 24/6 Laser Cannon
    Complement: Fighter Squadrons, Bomber Squadrons (5 Max)
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Battle Dragon
    Battle Dragon
    Class: Heavy
    Price: 2200
    Length: 500m
    Population: 2
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: 40/4 Turbolaser, 40/4 Ion Cannon, 2/1 Trion, 10/1 Proton Torpedo
    Complement: Fighter Squadrons, Bomber Squadrons (3 Max)
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Song of War
    Song of War
    Class: Heavy
    Length: 700m
    Population: 4
    Armament: 80/8 Turbolaser, 80/8 Ion Cannon, 2/1 Trion, 20/2 Proton Torpedo
    Complement: Fighter Squadrons, Bomber Squadrons (7 Max)
    Other Information: Isolder commands this ship.
  • Aramadia-class Thrustship
    Aramadia-class Thrustship
    Class: Light
    Price: 1250
    Length: 240m
    Population: 2
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: 8/1 Turbolaser, 6/1 Medium Ion Cannon, 6/1 Proton Torpedo
    Complement: Fighter Squadrons, Bomber Squadrons (3 Max)
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Nova-class Battle Cruiser
    Nova-class Battle Cruiser
    Class: Light
    Price: 1300
    Length: 400m
    Population: 2
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: 24/3 Turbolaser, 10/2 Ion Cannon, 10/1 Heavy Laser Cannon
    Complement: Fighter Squadrons, Bomber Squadrons (2 Max)
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • D-type Trifoil Fighter
    D-type Trifoil Fighter
    Class: Starfighter
    Price: 300
    Length: 12m
    Population: 1
    Armament: 3 Laser Cannon
    Complement: 12 per squadron
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Miy'til Assault Bomber
    Miy'til Assault Bomber
    Class: Starfighter
    Price: 500
    Length: 20m
    Population: 1
    Armament: 2 Laser Cannon, 2 Concussion Missile
    Complement: 12 per squadron
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Miy'til Starfighter
    Miy'til Starfighter
    Class: Starfighter
    Price: 500
    Length: 7.5m
    Population: 1
    Armament: 2 Laser Cannon, 1 Concussion Missile
    Complement: 12 per squadron
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • TIE/RPT Raptor
    TIE/RPT Raptor
    Class: Starfighter
    Price: 300
    Length: 6.8m
    Population: 1
    Armament: 4 Laser Cannon, 2 Concussion Missile
    Complement: 12 per squadron
    Available in Skirmish: Y
  • Raptor Scout
    Raptor Scout
    Class: Infantry
    Price: 200
    Length: 4m
    Population: 1
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: Blaster Cannon
    Complement: 2 per company
  • Raptor Trooper
    Raptor Trooper
    Class: Infantry
    Price: 90
    Population: 1
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: Blaster Rifle
    Complement: 2 squads of twelve per company
  • Yevethan Trooper
    Yevethan Trooper
    Class: Infantry
    Price: 52
    Population: 1
    Eras: 1 2 3 4 5
    Armament: Blaster Rifle
    Complement: 5 squads of eight per company
  • Apwar Trigit
    Apwar Trigit
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Implacable, an Imperial-class Star Destroyer.
  • Blitzer Harrsk
    Blitzer Harrsk
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Shockwave, a Tector-class Star Destroyer.
  • Dar Bille
    Dar Bille
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Pride of Yevetha, an Executor-class Star Dreadnought.
  • Gethzerion
    Gethzerion
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Nightsister.
  • Isolder
    Isolder
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Hapan Prince. Commands the Song of War.
  • Melvar
    Melvar
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands an A5 Juggernaut.
  • Nil Spaar
    Nil Spaar
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Aramadia, an Aramadia-class Thrustship.
  • Sander Delvardus
    Sander Delvardus
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Thalassa, a Praetor Mark II-class Battlecruiser.
  • Teren Rogriss
    Teren Rogriss
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Agonizer, an Imperial-class Star Destroyer.
  • Treuten Teradoc
    Treuten Teradoc
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Crimson Sunrise, a Crimson Command-type Victory II-class Star Destroyer.
  • Warlord Zsinj
    Warlord Zsinj
    Class: Hero
    Other Information: Commands the Iron Fist, an Executor-class Star Dreadnought.