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Endcar's Appendicitis Emergency Fund

Wednesday June 21, 2017

We typically don't post personal stuff of our team not related to the mod, however one of our 3D Artists had some serious medical issues recently. If you could take a moment to read, share, or if possible, support the gofundme, we would all appreciate it.https://www.gofundme.com/jakes-appendicitis-emergency-fund ...

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ASC: We thought it was a ghost ship, until it opened fire...

Sunday June 18, 2017

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ICW/FotR: Microjump Preview

Thursday June 15, 2017

A quick look at another ability coming in Thrawn's Revenge: Imperial Civil War and Fall of the Republic, Microjumps. ...

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ICW: Empire of the Hand Preview Playthrough

Thursday June 08, 2017

I've begun my full Empire of the Hand playthrough on my channel, covering several of the new units, graphics and functions in 2.2. Episodes will be posted every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. ...

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ASC: Imperial Remnant 1.1 Overview Video

Wednesday June 07, 2017

Continuing our faction video preview series for 1.1, Corey has just posted the Imperial Remnant's, covering their new tech and ship abilities. Next up will be the Hand, and finally, heroes. ...

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11th Anniversary Team Livestream

Friday June 02, 2017

Tomorrow (Saturday, June 3rd) at 3pm EST, Corey Loses will be hosting a stream to celebrate 11 years of Thrawn's Revenge with several members of the dev team (so far, Corey, Slevered, Dr Nick, and Pox, with potentially Robin, Endcar and Slornie). We'll be revisiting Imperial Civil War 1.0 while talking about future plans for Imperial Civil War, Ascendancy, and Fall of the Republic, mod history, and answering questions from the chat.If you wanna watch and join in on the chat or have some questions, click the link below:https://gaming.youtube.com/c/CoreyLoses/live ...

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Single-Unit Retreat

Wednesday May 31, 2017

Did a quick video on the sing;e-unit retreat function coming up in ICW 2.2 and FotR 0.5 while prepping for my EotH preview campaign to kick off. ...

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Ascendancy 1.1 Overview & Testing Plans

Tuesday May 30, 2017

As I was compiling all the updates for this release cycle of our projects for the helpful new News Post Compendium thread on the forums, I noticed that while Ascendancy has had some very specific updates, we haven't done an overview of some of the more general changes yet. Because of the proximity of the 0.95 and 1.0 releases, which were primarily about setting up basic content, 1.1 is the first release where we really have had an opportunity to address some of the bigger points of community feedback, instead of just working on the basic content of the mod. hopefully this update will give a better idea of some of those features, as well as an overview of how testing and future releases will go....User Interface...First, one of the more common complaints against 1.0 relate to some of the icons- planetary icons aren't particularly clear, and unit icons tend to take up too much screenspace. We were attempting to simplify the information as much as we could, and also trying to address the icon situation in a way to get around the fact that Star Wars ships in the same faction tend to have a similar profile, making the Sins style less feasible. This was not always successful. The changes to presentation of the unit stacks/force indicators beside planets were also harder for some players to find. So, since the last release OzWolf has redone all of these aspects entirely; unit pips should take up less screenspace, hopefully still being clear enough about what they are, while maintaining the larger more prominent style for planet infrastructure, highlighting its importance and helping it stand out. We still feel that having just renders of the planets, while technically being the most "accurate" isn't always the most clear (especially when so many are primarily green), so we've tried to use some simple, clean symbols to represent them, as you can see below. We've already posted some screenshots in the past of the updated menus and such, so here are some more screenshots of some of the ingame HUD-related changes, including planets, unit icons, and all of that. Crucially, we've also played around with team colours. Hopefully these changes help more easily provide information to players than previous versions....Balance, Economy, Research & Factions Fleshed Out...For the fleshing out of the factions in terms of additional tech and abilities, I have been doing full faction profiles on Corey Loses (Hand and Remnant still forthcoming, so I won't say too much about that here, save that I have been bringing each faction up to at least 100 research options for 1.1, with plans to expand that as we figure out which gaps each faction needs to fill, and Bane & I have been filling all the empty ability slots from 1.0, which should help give some added flair and flavour to the different units and factions.Primarily, though, almost every single stat has been changed in a significant way. The cost and times associated with research have all been adjusted, which should help with the early game slog, while unit upkeep costs help to keep the late-game credit and resource overflow in check. While the stats are not yet final, and will be regularly tweaked up until release, we have a full spreadsheet with all damage, health, and other helpful values which should both help players understand how the units work, and help bring inconsistencies or outliers to the attention of the team more easily. Keep in mind, though, that while stats like this are helpful they don't always tell the full story (especially with abilities coming into play more). This spreadsheet can be found here, and will be updated as we approach release and beyond as we make further changes:Unit Stat SpreadsheetIt's not reflected in this spreadsheet just yet, but we've rescaled shield regeneration, significantly increasing the speed at which ships will recharge, which was far too low before. We also plan to do some alterations to ship ranges in the future, both to add some variation between units, and also to help combat be a bit more visible (right now ships are probably a bit more spread out than we'd like).Alongside this, of course, we've worked over the last year to resolve bugs with unit behaviour as they've been reported, including the VSD firing issues, along with trying to address some of the more abusive strategies. The function of starbases has been greatly expanded as well, and the Esseles-class Civilian Station has been removed. Stations, now being the Cardan (Remnant), Empress (New Republic), Validusia (Alignment, pictured below) and Oto (Hand), should now each be a lot more capable than the Command Station/Empress of 1.0, while still reflecting the unique flavour of the factions.When it comes to number changes like these, it's hard to really get across what we're doing without being able to play with them for yourself, bringing us to......Release Structure & Testing...A lot of the biggest issue with where the mod currently stands in our mind come as a result of how long it has been between releases, with 1.0 having been released essentially over a year ago in its beta form. In our experience with Imperial Civil War, while balance was still certainly a concern, it was not a primarily multiplayer or "competitive" game, which meant we could take longer to address some edge strategies that would be overpowered- having 6 months to a year between releases doesn't impact enjoyment as much. It also had a much more stable foundaction, being several releases in. In Ascendancy, with more moving parts and as a primarily-multiplayer experience and without such a long history of iterating on feedback, we need to be able to react more readily to balance or design issues as they arise, rather than waiting for the larger content release goals to be met. This is something we will be changing going forward. We will still be structuring the release of new content versions similarly (ie, not releasing the upcoming factions piecemeal), however within those cycles we plan to have a new release or patch to address any issues in game mechanics or balancing every 2-4 months, as necessary (on top of any hotfixes necessary at release). This has been especially obvious in 1.0 since, as I say, it was the first release, and therefore does not benefit from the ability to have been made and iterated on with larger amounts of player feedback.To that end, we will be starting a semi-open beta process on our forums at www.thrawnsrevenge.com/forums around the end of June. This will be done in two progressively more open stages. First, once we're satisfied we've caught the major bugs with our internal development and testing teams, we will be opening up the beta to members of the Admiral's Lounge on the forums. After a week or two weeks there, we will open it up to all forum members until we're satisfied that it's ready for release. To be clear, the entire point of doing a beta like this is to provide feedback before a full release to ensure a stable, fun release, not to simply play an early version. As such, we are setting it up in the way that is most conducive to managing that process, especially since we're likely gonna have to do a lot of explaining how to use GitHub. We will be setting up boards for reports, updates, changelogs and multiplayer matches during the process.We hope you're looking forward to giving these changes a try, and as ever, we're looking forward to hearing everyone's feedback.- The Thrawn's Revenge TeamFollow AscendancyForums - Facebook - Steam Group -  Mod DB - Twitter ...

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Release Cycle News Post Compendium (ICW 2.2, Ascendancy 1.1, FotR 0.5)

Saturday May 27, 2017

It can sometimes be hard to locate all of the news related to a current development cycle, so this thread compiles all of the relevant news posts in chronological order, for all of our projects.Imperial Civil War 2.2:February 7th, 2016: Faction Profile: Warlord ZsinjJuly 18th, 2016: Regime ChangeAugust 2nd, 2016: The 2.2 ManifestoSeptember 3rd, 2016: We Could Be Heroes- The Pentastar Alignment September 15th, 2016: We Could Be Heroes - Warlord ZsinjSeptember 24th, 2016: Era One - Galactic Conquest BreakdownOctober 13th, 2016: Era Two - Galactic Conquest BreakdownOctober 21st: Faction Profile: Greater MaldroodNovember 7th, 2016: Schism Events, Research, and Galactic Conquest Breakdown - Era 3December 7th, 2016: We Could Be Heroes - Greater MaldroodDecember 2nd, 2016: 2.2 Demo AnnouncementDecember 13th, 2016: Faction Profile: Eriadu Authority March 3rd, 2017: 2.2 Demo ReleasedMarch 6th, 2017: Beta Testing and We Could Be Heroes - Eriadu AuthorityApril 13th, 2017: EotH: Past, Present and FutureMay 26, 2017: GC Selection Layout UpdateAscendancy 1.1:May 31st, 2016: 1.0 Post-Release RoundupAugust 2nd, 2016: Ssi-Ruuvi Redux & Development ProgressOctober 15th, 2016: Fractured EmpireDecember 6th, 2016: Updated Faction Select ScreenDecember 10th, 2016: 1.2 Faction Profile: The Hapes Consortium (1.2 Early Look)April 13th, 2017: EotH: Past, Present and FutureApril 28th, 2017: Pentastar Capital Ship Ability and Tech OverviewMay 11th, 2017: New Republic Capital Ship Ability and Tech Overview]May 30th, 2017: Ascendancy 1.1 Overview & Testing PlansFall of the Republic 0.5:April 1st, 2017: FotR Teaser TrailerMay 9th, 2017: Fall of the Republic Announcement and FAQ ...

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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.