Omega Team presents:
Continuation of award winning games Conflict: FreeSpace and FreeSpace 2


Once again, the GTVA is in turmoil. The aftermath of Capella, 20 years ago, has manifested in widespread unhappiness throughout the Terran and Vasudan populace. However, political strife and scheming have begun to decay the established government from the inside out. As a new Vasudan leadership emerges, a breakaway faction forms - the Vasudan Reformation Camp.

Immediately, the GTVA is plunged into yet another full-scale war against a well-equipped, separatist force intent on destruction on a galactic scale - But this is not even half the story. Behind the fog of war, hidden in the shadows, the Security Council plans its next move. And as the way back to the Terran homeworld is becoming clear, the end of all civilization rises up over the horizon.

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5 comments by SodiumChloride on Jul 22nd, 2009

Status Update
We've been reworking the mission scripts and other design features of the actual game storyline, and we're glad to say that the campaign is coming along smoothly. The rework of the scripts have added a new level of depth to the storytelling narrative; and what's more it's seriously sped up the development progress for our mission creators.

Ships
GTB Hera
The GTB Hera is the heaviest Terran bomber, with a formidable array of no less than 10 forward mass-driver or particle hardpoints, and three point-defense turrets. But of course, that's only the half of it, as you can fit hundreds of short-range rockets or dozens of high-yield antimatter warheads into its enormous missile tubes. Created by blowfish, with maps courtesy of FreeSpaceKing.

(please note that these are only renders, they're not in-game shots)

GTB Hera GTB Hera
GTB Hera GTB Hera

Mission Screenshots
A few screenshots from the missions themselves.

A pilot of an Ezechiel fighter tries to find his way in a rapidly changing world...
Missions Missions

Escorting a convoy of freighters through a volatile asteroid field.
Missions

Cutscenes
This is not a prerendered cutscene. By utilizing the powerful cutscene simulation functions added by the FreeSpace SCP team, we are able to use the game engine itself for certain plot sequences. In the future, we may even create interactive cutscenes and quicktime events.

An enormous Terran battleship turns a rogue Vasudan destroyer into space junk.


Music


Stay Tuned!
That's all for today folks. However, with progress accelerating on all fronts due to the summer holidays, expect much bigger updates in the future.

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Typhaaris
Typhaaris Dec 19 2008, 1:52pm says:

how to install update to demo???

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shiv_pl Creator
shiv_pl Dec 19 2008, 4:10pm replied:

Select launcher in game directory, hit mod button and select update folder (it must be copied into game directory).
I don't recommend playing old and outdated Demo release. Now it has nothing to do with current Earth Defense.

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LR01
LR01 Dec 19 2008, 12:47pm says:

Looks promising, I hope you have a release of demo soon

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mr_peters
mr_peters Dec 18 2008, 4:06pm says:

Is there any release date? like february 2009 or something like that.

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shiv_pl Creator
shiv_pl Dec 18 2008, 4:09pm replied:

Not yet. But I reccomend to play FreeSpace 1 and FreeSpace 2 in the meantime to get faimiliar with FreeSpace universe and history. That'd be helpful to understand Earth Defense plot later.
Go and check out www.hard-light.net forums for more information what is FreeSpace :)

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Robots!
Robots! Dec 18 2008, 1:04pm says:

OMG alot of updates.

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shiv_pl Creator
shiv_pl Dec 18 2008, 1:43pm replied:

Well, you said some time ago "by that you mean DEAD"... :|

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_dhk_
_dhk_ Dec 18 2008, 10:05am says:

NICE update!!

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GenericSS
GenericSS Dec 15 2008, 6:49pm says:

Mystery image #1 has arrived.

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_dhk_
_dhk_ Dec 5 2008, 3:28pm says:

This game looks brilliant!!!!
Tracking! :)

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