A Guide for Modding Sins of a Solar Empire 1.181 and Entranchment 1.0141
Forge Tools 3 (31 MB)Edit
Free from Sins of a Solar Empire (SoaSE), Forge Tools 3 includes the latest files for map making, modding. Updated for SoaSE 1.15/Entrenchment 1.01.
The mapmaker & particle utility included are still up-to-date, but the reference files, reference meshes, and other stuff is outdated.
Particle Forge Galaxy Forge
ForgeTools is STORED/supplied in a RAR file
to extract the entire contents yo need either winrar(trialware) or 7zip (freeware).
google either name then download the installer and install the 'archive manager' ie either 7zip or winrar
then open the galaxy forge3.rar extract all of the files & folders to a folder on the computer
navigate into the folder you just created, then rightmouse click on the galaxy forge.exe then go to send to then left click on desktop (create shortcut)
now click on the galaxy forge shortcut on the desktop and galaxy forge should start.
Softimage Mod Tool 7.5 (440 MB)Edit
Free for Non-commercial Game Creation and Modding. Only available by filling out the trial download form on the Autodesk website.
Autodesk® Softimage® Mod Tool software (formerly XSI Mod Tool) is a free* 3D modeling and animation package for creating non-commercial games and "modding" (modifying games). Autodesk® Softimage® Mod Tool 7.5 is based on the same professional toolset found in Autodesk® Softimage® 7.5 software, used by game developers to create 3D characters, levels, props, and animation.
Optional Tools Edit