FS2_Open is the original FreeSpace 2 engine, released to the open source community by Volition in 2002. Ever since then, a dedicated team has been hard at work keeping the engine up-to-date, enhancing it, fixing the bugs, and porting it to non-Windows platforms.

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Public Beta Version 3 Release!
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Public Beta Version 3 Release!

Aug 31, 2014 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 1 comment

After over a year of work from the second release, the third massive update to the Original Trilogy mod is now public.

Version 3 Update 3
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Version 3 Update 3

May 17, 2014 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 4 comments

This update focuses on showcasing the nearly complete first official mission of the Original Trilogy mod, and describes other new features, fixes, and...

Version 3 Progress Update
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Version 3 Progress Update

Feb 11, 2014 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 2 comments

Version 3 is steadily progressing! The first custom mission of the Official OT Campaign (it's even voice acted!), new Mainhall designs, more tweaking...

Pre Version 3 Update
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Pre Version 3 Update

Nov 10, 2013 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 0 comments

Long overdue update discussing the upcoming Version 3 release and what new content, fixes, and additions are coming along with it!

Public Beta Version 2 Release!
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Public Beta Version 2 Release!

Aug 24, 2013 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 9 comments

After about a month of work from the first release, the second massive update to the Original Trilogy mod is released.

1st Summer Update
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1st Summer Update

Jun 29, 2013 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 0 comments

Update includes news on the release date and details of the progress.

Large Weekly Update
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Large Weekly Update

Apr 3, 2013 Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Mod 2 comments

In this long due update we showcase some pretty nice screenshots, new models, and Mainhall images, and discuss the other additions like extra AI tweaking...

Voice Acting Auditions open!
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Voice Acting Auditions open!

Mar 18, 2013 4 comments

We are now accepting voice acting auditions for our pilot personas!

Shadow Genesis: RELEASE!
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Shadow Genesis: RELEASE!

Mar 5, 2013 Shadow Genesis 0 comments

Afters many years of development, our project is finally released :D. Go and check out posts on Freespace modding sites. Download from ModDB is coming...

At long last, news
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At long last, news

Sep 2, 2012 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 9 comments

More news. We aren't dead yet. Really. We're just not moving very fast.

Gulnara Local HoloNet Article 2
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Gulnara Local HoloNet Article 2

Jun 22, 2012 Between The Ashes 0 comments

Follow Kalev Ehin as he writes about the events leading up to Between the Ashes: Slaves of Chaos.

Luyten Civil War v1.1 released
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Luyten Civil War v1.1 released

Jun 15, 2012 Luyten Civil War 5 comments

This is the patched release of the first version of Luyten Civil War. Please refer to the release thread at Hard Light Productions for some more specific...

Progress Report (April 16, 2012)
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Progress Report (April 16, 2012)

Apr 16, 2012 Luyten Civil War 0 comments

I haven't been too productive in terms of posting news, but that doesn't mean there is no progress. Herein is a list of all missions, with a summary of...

Latest News: Early February
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Latest News: Early February

Feb 7, 2012 Luyten Civil War 0 comments

Good things happening. Mission 5 nearly complete and I have acquired a fellow HLP forumite who helps me with writing. This is also the first news item...

WoD2 update, WoD1 first anniversary
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WoD2 update, WoD1 first anniversary

Aug 22, 2011 Wings of Dawn 0 comments

Celebrating the release of the first Wings of Dawn with an update on some awesome developments for Wings of Dawn 2

The War in Heaven Developer commentary
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The War in Heaven Developer commentary

Jul 25, 2011 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 0 comments

Wherein we blather on a bit while someone plays our missions

Music is in the air
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Music is in the air

Jul 17, 2011 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 0 comments

Showing off a few more tracks composed by our staff composer Belisarius

Status Report (June 12 - July 7)
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Status Report (June 12 - July 7)

Jul 7, 2011 Luyten Civil War 3 comments

Some mission progress, new graphical effects, some struggle with motivation. Also herein is the list of missions and their statuses.

July Report
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July Report

Jul 5, 2011 Dusk Wars 0 comments

Infomation on the current still state of Evolution I, Plans for the future, Evolution II's final storyline, a little infomation on the Anshari and their...

News Report (June 1 - 12)
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News Report (June 1 - 12)

Jun 12, 2011 Luyten Civil War 4 comments

Good progress on missions, some new models, a new concept. Overall assessment: favorable

News Report (May 7 - 29)
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News Report (May 7 - 29)

May 29, 2011 Luyten Civil War 2 comments

Mission progress is favorable, but the plot ending still needs some expansion/revision. There's also a concept mission that may be included in the final...

Wings of Dawn 2: work in progress
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Wings of Dawn 2: work in progress

May 26, 2011 Wings of Dawn 1 comment

Some information, some pictures and a video inside! Showing some of the progress that has been made in the past months.

Release 2 Preview
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Release 2 Preview

May 10, 2011 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 8 comments

The mod that Eurogamer described as taking up the mantle of one of the greatest games ever made reveals its plans for its third release. Mounted equipment...

Evolution News May 6th 2011
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Evolution News May 6th 2011

May 6, 2011 Dusk Wars 6 comments

May 6th 2011, Infomation on current position of Evolution. Other news infomation. More infomation down below. Evolution: by Elite222 (dont be confused...

We're still alive
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We're still alive

Mar 30, 2011 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 8 comments

We're just busy doing things and going to beta and stuff

How far we've come, part 2
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How far we've come, part 2

Jan 1, 2011 The MediaVPs for FreeSpace 2 14 comments

More news from the Department Of Gaming Awesome, showing that spacesims are still alive and kicking

In space, everyone can hear you ROCK
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In space, everyone can hear you ROCK

Dec 8, 2010 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 4 comments

In which we talk about music a bit and show off some tracks we got composed just for us.

What's Next: Release 2 Preview
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What's Next: Release 2 Preview

Nov 17, 2010 Blue Planet: War In Heaven 4 comments

War in Heaven's first chapter was called 'the finest FreeSpace campaign...ever seen. Full stop. No qualification.' We're going to make the second chapter...

Descendants of Sol First Version Released!
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Descendants of Sol First Version Released!

Sep 17, 2010 Descendants of Sol 3 comments

This is the first release of the mod. Nothing else is required to play. If you are not familiar with FreeSpace Open, check the readme file.

Vassago's Dirge Release on ModDB!
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Vassago's Dirge Release on ModDB!

Sep 7, 2010 Vassago's Dirge 3 comments

Vassago's Dirge, an action packed campaign for FreeSpace2 Open, releases on ModDB.

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