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What is
Dark Times

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.

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Dark Times
Story and Worldbuilding

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.

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Trooper Class
Overview

You're in the heart of the battle and willing to lay down your life for your faction. As you progress through the ranks, you can take command of fireteams, call in reinforcements, and more. Join the frontlines today to serve your faction!

Trooper Build Quest
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Scoundrel Class
Overview

Money is the universal language of the galaxy and you're fluent in it. From low class smugglers to prestige bounty hunters, scoundrels complete the job at any cost and expect to be paid for it. It's only the law if you get caught, right?

Scoundrel Build Quest
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Agent Class
Overview

Information is the most potent weapon. You get your enemy's closely guarded secrets, classified blueprints, and data to give your faction a strategic advantage. The intelligence you collect is critical for your faction and can shift the tide at any second.

Agent Build Quest
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Freelancer Class
Overview

You're trying to make an honest living in the galaxy. Farming, asteroid mining, exploring distant planets, and other jobs are your calling. At the end of the day you can sleep easy knowing you're not contributing to the more violent side of the galaxy.

Freelancer Build Quest
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Classes Explained

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!

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Frequently asked
questions

You should find every answer you seek here! If you still don't know the answer to your question, as a team member in our #questions-feedback channel.
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General questions

How do I join Dark Times?

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

Can I use custom clones and accessories in my application?

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.

As a member, what kind of builds can I submit?

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!

Lore Questions

When does the Dark Times era take place?

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.

What is the Dark Times Canon?

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.

Can I maybe introduce my own made up planet?

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!

Gameplay Questions

Where can I learn how the game works?

You can join our discord server and read thru the Guide and How To Play channels.

How do I kill off my character and make a new one?

You go to our Character Builder channel and make a new selection of roles and a new post in the Character Introduction channel.

What faction do I have to join to become a Jedi or Mandalorian?

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!