Questions tagged [warhammer-40k-dawn-of-war]

A science fiction real-time strategy game by Relic Entertainment based on Warhammer 40,000 by Games Workshop.

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How to stop the computer from rushing in Dawn of War

I have been playing Warhammer 40k, Dawn of War for sometime now and I like the game. I have finally come up with a strategy that seems to work out fairly well. My Strategy: I am used to setting up my ...
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What is a general strategy for someone new to Dawn of War?

I will begin this question with the following disclaimer: I am absolutely terrible at RTS games. With that in mind, I am hoping that a simple, general strategy may be proposed for a noob player ...
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How can I defend and build up early-game in the campaign as Eldar in Dawn of War: Dark Crusade?

I was just wondering what starting strategies for the Eldar will enable me to set up a base that won't be torn apart during the early game, so that I can actually continue from there. As in: How do ...
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Warhammer 40K PC game not Playing on Windows 8.1

I recently upgraded my computer to a windows 8.1 HP Envy computer, when I tried to run the game after setup and installation it failed with an error message. This applies to DOW1 DOW winter assault ...
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"No suitable display mode found" error for Dawn of War & DoW: Winter Assault

This is in conjunction with my other problem with compatibility issues with this game and Windows 8.1: I dummied the driver to allow my graphics card which worked for Dark Crusade). But on the ...
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Does Dawn of War's single player mode have an active pause?

Is there active pause1 in Dawn of War single player mode? Context / "Show Your Research" I played the demo for Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War, but unfortunately I didn't check for active pause before ...
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Can I increase the draw distance in Warhammer 40k: Dawn of War?

When playing with the camera in Warhammer 40k Dawn of War: Dark Crusade, I can't help but notice the shallow draw distance. The game is quite old, and this might have made sense back when PCs were ...
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Is there a canon outcome to the Kronus War/Dark Crusade?

A lot of games feature alternate storylines depending on which character/race you pick at the start, and Warhammer's Dawn of War: Dark Crusade is no different. With 7 races vying for control of the ...
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What is the Imperial Guard's Cap?

In Dawn of War I, Dark Crusade how many vehicles can the Imperial Guard field at Tier 3? I can increase the cap by building Mechanized Command buildings, but no matter how many of these buildings I ...
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Developer mode in Dawn of War: Dark Crusade

Here how you're meant to do it: Right click on the shortcut Append the path with -dev Once in the game, hold down ctrl+shift+~ to launch the console. Here shortcut properties: I launch the game via ...
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Can't repair structures when attacking enemy stronghold

So infurating! When playing Dawn of War: Dark Crusade as the Space Marines, I can't repair my structures with servitors. The servitors go up to the structure, the repair animation plays but the ...