The game begins 32 years after the Great War. You are a pilot in the Galactic Terran-Vasudan Alliance (GTVA), a single entity formed to cement the alliance between the Terran and Vasudan races after loss of communication with Earth. However, opposition still exists to this union, and a faction of Terrans led by Admiral Bosch formed the Neo-Terran Front (NTF) and has rebelled, taking over several star systems. The player's early missions are to quell these rebellions and bring in Admiral Bosch. Eventually the another alien species is encountered.

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About Homeworld: Pilot Academy with 1 comment by Triikor on Aug 10th, 2013

Youtube vid of current gameplay

Thoughts, comments, and whatever else are welcome. Just to be obvious about this, I am not 100% following canon. There are "shields" (which are just surface shields not an actual shield mesh) for gameplay purposes, as well as missiles for strike craft and short burst afterburners for quick acceleration or evasion.

Though I suppose I am going canon at least for capital ships as they will be pretty identical to how they are in Homeworld

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Aug 27, 2013 Homeworld: Pilot Academy Demo 10 comments

There were a few errors that, at least for me, did not make themselves known. I have also made some edits to the weapons that should make them feel more...

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The GTSD Anchorage from the Shadow Genesis mod. Released as a Gift for the Community :] Model: Aldo Textures: MediaVPs Mapping: Kobrar44 Conversion: FSF...

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Horizon85
Horizon85 Sep 16 2012, 7:28am says:

Will it run under Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit or 12.10 beta 64 bit?

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Protektor
Protektor Sep 17 2012, 8:20pm replied:

I can confirm that it runs on Ubuntu 12.04 if you have the i386 libraries installed. I don't know about the beta.

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xilacnog
xilacnog Sep 16 2012, 6:45am says:

Can I use this version to install Freespace Open?

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Protektor
Protektor Sep 17 2012, 8:05pm replied:

Yes you can use the data files to install Freespace Open.

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Ogram
Ogram Sep 16 2012, 6:35am says:

One of the great classics of an era gone by. Missions remiscient of the glory days of space-shooters (X-Wing, TIE Fighter) with graphics that look as crisp today as they did ten years ago. This game certainly had that oooomph! that most games failed (and still fail) to reproduce. The first combat deployment of the GTVA Colossus still sends shivers along my spine.

"DIVE! DIVE! DIVE! Hit your burners pilot!"

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liamdawe
liamdawe Sep 16 2012, 5:58am says:

Pitty I already own it on Gog.com else it would be a sure buy, probably one of the best space shooters ever made!

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Daohor
Daohor Sep 16 2012, 11:19am replied:

It is certinaly up amongst them still even if you on the GoG one.

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