FreeSpace: The Great War promises a detailed and dynamic universe, taking space combat sims to new levels of action and realism. Engage massive capital ships and destroyers of unprecedented size and detail. Feel ships explode around you with advanced physics and breathtaking effects. Command intelligent wingmen & request reinforcements in real-time space combat. Watch the Advanced AI system guide skillful wingmen and devious opponents, adapting to your abilities. Swoop in and out of deadly 3D asteroid fields. Advance in rank, earn medals and ribbons, gain more responsibility and features as your skills increase. Listen to the event-driven music system tailor the soundtrack to the action. Watch a detailed branching campaign unfold where your mission performances make the difference. See high-resolution, breathtaking cinematic cutscenes with an epic storyline.

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FreeSpace: The Great War promises a detailed and dynamic universe, taking space combat sims to new levels of action and realism. Engage massive capital ships and destroyers of unprecedented size and detail. Feel ships explode around you with advanced physics and breathtaking effects. Command intelligent wingmen & request reinforcements in real-time space combat. Watch the Advanced AI system guide skillful wingmen and devious opponents, adapting to your abilities. Swoop in and out of deadly 3D asteroid fields. Advance in rank, earn medals and ribbons, gain more responsibility and features as your skills increase. Listen to the event-driven music system tailor the soundtrack to the action. Watch a detailed branching campaign unfold where your mission performances make the difference. See high-resolution, breathtaking cinematic cutscenes with an epic storyline.

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CrossDressiNate
CrossDressiNate

You guys do know that You can buy both Freespace 1 and 2 from GOG, right?

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rainStormZ
rainStormZ

how do u know if a game is free or not

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pysiu
pysiu

Errr, this game was added to various pc magazines for free already in the past. Why limit the new sales to any world zone/invitation :o

You guys know that it`s working as an open invitation to use piratebay or other pirate sites, right ? :o

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Rayman51
Rayman51

i found this invitation only release quite ironic ... funny how a game that would have been easily accessible in his own time , is now a pain to even buy XD

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ozgurilgin
ozgurilgin

"N/A IN YOUR REGION" ?
What kinf of discrimination is this? Shame on you Desura! Nowadays, everybodys is dealing with kicking GNU/linux users. GOG, Ubuntu and now Desura!

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hamishwilson
hamishwilson

Well, this is new...

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erkinbatu
erkinbatu

It says "Invite only release." here. Perhaps they will release it worldwide later?

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debianeer
debianeer

well, if it's any consolation, abid_naqvi83.. I'm having the same problem.

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abid_naqvi83
abid_naqvi83

I am playing Descent: Freespace under Ubuntu 12.04 (lInux kernel 3.2.0-31) . When I commit to the second mission "The Field of Battle" the game crashes with the following error message:

*** glibc detected *** ./freespace-bin: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x098e9750 ***

and a long memory map.

What is the correct venue to discuss this in?

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Savior42
Savior42

Not only that, the intro does not have sound and if you try to play it from the Tech Room, the game crashes.

I am wondering if there's a way to file an bug report to the developer/publisher? These games are not cheap, and if the bugs are not ironed out in a timely manner, I might consider requesting a refund.

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Protektor
Protektor

This is the original source code of the game ported to Linux. The no sound was an issue with not being able to get the sound in videos working correctly. You might want to try downloading and using FS2_Open which uses the Freespace 1 & 2 data files but has a much more updated engine for the game.

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Savior42
Savior42

Thanks, I hadn't known about FS2Open before. However, it requires a retail Freespace 2 installation, which I don't have, and I don't really feel like shelling out another 6 bucks for it.

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