An RTS/Tactical RPG game set in the Warhammer 40K universe.

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How do you pause the game to issue orders?

In Dawn of War 2 and DoW2 Retribution, how do you pause the game to issue orders? I have seen it done in let's play commentaries but cannot find the key-binding.
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Consequences of poor performance early in the campaign

In vanilla DoW2's campaign, does wasting time before the Tyranids show up have any consequences? A friend and I have been playing vanilla DoW 2's coop campaign mode. However, we screwed up in pretty ...
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Are there any mods that unlock higher level equipment or skill trees?

In the origin Dawn Of War 2, the level cap is only 20, and the skill tree for each character is much less than Chaos Rising. The only better part was that you can play missions infinite times, ...
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How to survive The Last Stand Classic in Dawn of War II

How to survive all 20 waves of The Last Stand in Dawn of War II + Chaos Rising? As far as I played this game, there is almost no problem to achieve 16th wave. In 16th wave, one could have some ...
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What triggers “random” item drops in Dawn of War II?

I've noticed that random item drops (ie those not from bosses) during the campaigns in Dawn of War II / Chaos Rising / Retribution seem to usually happen during heavy fighting. My theory is that ...
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Warhammer 40k Retribution, unable to connect for coop play

My friend and I are trying to play Warhammer 40k Retribution together in campaign coop. When one of us accepts the others' Steam invite, the connecting player sees "Connecting..." then "Connection ...
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Warhammer 40k item drop on boss fights

I just finished warhammer 40k (Dawn of War 2), great game! Sometimes when I finish boss battles, I can't pick up the item that drops from the boss because the game immediately goes into a cutscene ...
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Dawn of War 2 Multiplayer general strategy

Could anyone provide some good resources for general Dawn of War 2 strategy for someone who's reasonably new to the multiplayer aspect of the game? I'm not looking for anything that specific to any ...
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How can I remap the keyboard in Dawn of War II?

From the patch 2.2.0 notes: New Features Global Users can now modify their keybindings, including camera controls, by changing values in the keydefaults.lua file in the Settings ...
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Saving during a mission on w40k:DoW2?

I've bought this game a year ago or so and just now I had the time to play it. There is a problem, though. Is there a mod, a patch...even a virus...that allows me to save during a mission in the ...
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Matchmaking in Dawn of War II

I have serious issues with match making algorithms in Dawn of War II: Why does it most often group the noobs together in a team and the pros together in the opposing team? Noobs can't win that way. ...
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Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising expansion: Infinite mission play possible?

In Dawn of War II, before the end of the game, you're able to go on any number of side missions to finish leveling up your squad and get shiny new gear rewards and drops from the enemies. However, in ...
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Is there any use for the blighted armour/weapons in Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II

In Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War II I have been collecting blighted armour and weapons with negative armour ratings but various other stats perks. I am unable to donate this for XP as I am with other ...