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Author: Chiletrek

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Systems Commonwealth's Nova Bomb:

I am Chiletrek and this mod contains a model and texture I made from the Nova Bomb, to make use for mods in the universe of Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda.

Things I made:

1) A model along with a buildbutton, alternate Button if used as an offensive special weapon, a basic wireframe, Admiral's Log pic and ODF.
2) The missile uses a trail for visual effects, but the coding already comes with the game, so it should cause no problems.
3) This Read me with instructions to make this mod fully playable.

Installation Instructions:

1) Unzip the contents of this file on a temporary folder.
2) Open your Star Trek Armada II folder.
3) Copy cwnova.sod and paste it in your SOD folder.
4) Copy cwnova.bmp and paste it in your bitmapsAdmiralsLogShipImages folder.
5) Copy cwnovaCT.tga, cwnovawire.tga & cwnovabut1.tga (or cwnovabut2.tga for the alternate special weapon button), and paste them in your TexturesRGB folder.
6) Copy cwnova.odf and paste it in your odfships folder.

7) Open your Sprites folder and open gui_global.spr with Notepad.
8) Search for: # Alien build buttons.

9) Paste this line:
b_cwnova cwnovabut1 0 0 64 64
below the last entry or:
b_cwnova cwnovabut2 0 0 64 64
if using the special weapon alternate button.

10) Now Search for: #Pods_moon_asteroids_planets Wireframes
11) Paste this line:
cwnovaw1 cwnovawire 256 256 256 256
below the last entry.

- To add the Nova Bomb to the techtree:
12) Open your techtree folder.
13) Search and open with Notepad the files: and
14) Add this line below the last entry: cwnova.odf 0

15) Now you can add the missile to your faourite yard by adding:
item* = "cwnova" , where * is the next number.

16) Pheewwww, Finally, you are ready to enjoy this mod, I'm sorry to make such long read me but it was neccesary to avoid problems. Now you are ready to have Nova bombs ingame, which are very useful to destroy big numbers of enemies or maybe enemy outposts.


1) Gene Roddenberry: For creating the Star Trek and Andromeda sagas.
2) Activision and Mad-Doc Software: For making the game.
3) You: For taking your time to take a look at my mod :)


Any doubts, questions or suggestions, you can E-mail me at: astro_nejiro at

I am not responsible for any type of damage, either for virus or for the use of this MOD.

Copyright and Distribution Permissions

Copyright notices:

Star Trek, Star Trek Armada II, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: The Next Generation,
Star Trek: Voyager (and the various logo devices used in them) are copyright Paramount Pictures, as are the characters, related images, and sound from the productions.

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