Originally Posted by e-varmint
I solved the problem by preventing IG88 from spawning and disabling the sabotage ability of the defilers. It has been a while since I played my "Empire" mod, but I believe that I also gave several heroes stealth ability (in space) and spawned Mara Jade on the Empire side. These alterations make playing as the empire far less frustrating.
I would also recommend boosting the firepower of the Star Destroyer, and enabling it's production on all planets.
Well could you give me the XMLs?