The Dark Times Group is a Lego Star Wars RPG created by Malen Garek in 2017 and resurrected by the Brickz Lab team in 2019. A major inspiration for the RPG is the Purge and Dark Times comics and the book Dark Lord. The RPG takes place right after the events of Revenge Of The Sith. This is where the Dark Times and the Jedi Purge really begin.
The following end of the clone war and the destruction of the Jedi Order, Emperor Palpatine declared that the Republic will be reorganized into the first Galactic Empire. The remaining Jedi will be hunted down and defeated, uttering the start of the Great Jedi Purge.
As a direct consequence of the Reconquest of the Rim lead by Moff Tarkin, former separatist worlds resisted their occupation, and the Confederate Remnant formed. Meanwhile, the remaining Jedi are hiding, or plot rebellions in the Core Republic Loyalists start preparing for war and manipulating the events against this new dark regime.
Every member can pick one out of 4 starting classes together with a Faction and a Species in our RPG. Each class brings unique early and end game perks.
For example, someone who chooses the freelancer class can found the Galactic Mining Guild, while the path of a Scoundrel leads towards the career of a crime boss or legendary Bounty Hunter.
You can learn more about our classes in the class overview section or by just creating your character on the server!
First you must join our Discord Server, you can join it here.
After you joined our discord server you can read the How To Join message in the how-to-play channel
Yes, you can use custom clones from CAC, Firestar Toys, etc. in your application. Don't use painted clones since paint destroys a minifig. Please use the `!apply` command to see a full list of rules for our application process.
You have a lot of freedom and creativity to submit any type of build as long it's 20x20 studs unless stated otherwise for a special event such as the microscale capital ship challenge. Vehicles, digital builds, forced perspective scenes, and more are available to you. For some ideas on scenes you can view the store using `!store` to see build requirements for certain roles.
For more information make sure to read our #how-to-play channel!
Dark Times takes place right after the formation of the Galactic Empire and Order 66 execution in 19 BBY. After the events of Star Wars Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith.
As Dark Times Canon, we describe entries and stories from our members that are part of our official timeline. As Dark Times Canon, we describe entries and stories from our members that are part of our official timeline.
Since we want to stick with the actual lore and eventually use an official Galactic Map, you can't make up planets. However, there are many official planets with only one sentence or even less on the official Wookiepedia page. We recommend getting one of these and adding lore in the form of entries to it!
You can join our discord server and read thru the Guide and How To Play channels.
You go to our Character Builder channel and make a new selection of roles and a new post in the Character Introduction channel.
It doesn’t matter! If you want to become a Mandalorian or Jedi, you can join any faction and play your story properly. You will find the Foundling and Force Sensitive items in our store. Both items come with a series of quests you need to fulfill to become a true Mandalorian or Jedi.
If your story is that you are a Jedi in exile, you can just make a character like any other but specially mention that in your story. After you collected enough XP and Credits, you buy the Force Sensitive role, complete the quest, and your Jedi is with force again. If he is on the Lightside or Darkside, is up to you and your story!