The epic struggle of the Hiigarans and their leader Karan S'jet continues. Many thought their hardships would end when they returned to Hiigara, yet fate has not been so kind to the Exiles. Now the Hiigarans face a new and bitter enemy, a renegade clan from the eastern fringes of the galaxy, who wield the power of the ancients.

Homeworld 2 chronicles the valiant journey of the Mothership and its crew into the oldest regions of the galaxy to confront their new foe and discover the truth behind their exile.

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About Mass Effect Reborn with 4 comments by Erayser on Jul 17th, 2014


It's been a while without a decent news isn't it ? Don't worry, while we didn't published any major changes on this page, we would like to present you several things that are planned for the Beta release, coming in few months. Of course, all the content you will see right now was made after the Pre-beta release. We're not "recycling" old things ;)


Soundtrack, the more developed it is, the better it is
You both know that all mods we are developing have their own soundtrack, produced and composed by indie composers. Truth is that, for Mass Effect Reborn, we developed a soundtrack that had no sense at all. It means that, in fact, both tracks weren't at all relative of the same spirit, the same atmosphere. In Mass Effect tracks, you can hear something that makes all tracks related. There's a sort of "soundtrack architecture". In other words, it means that having a lot of tracks when almost all of them are not related is by far not useful. 


Therefore we decided to sign a new contract between Draco Nared, Nicolas HFM Kivao and Plasma Music Ltd. Our goal is to create a brand new soundtrack exclusively related to the same global atmosphere. In such case, both tracks available in Mass Effect Reborn's OST will be related. However, it doesn't mean that our tracks won't be different. It's just that we prefer to have related tracks, based on a certain architecture. Our guideline may be considered as "strict" but the final result will be certainly something powerful and epic. You will be able to listen our soundtrack without feeling a sort of discomfort. 


If you are interested by MER's OST, feel free to follow Draco Nared on YouTube. He's by far a talented composer and... he's just a student. Having such skills when you are not a professional is really impressive. Don't listen too much tracks nor you'll be addicted, that's for sure :P



A new game launcher... because the old one wasn't enough polished.
Don't you know that we, at Phoenix Interactive, are working on Mac OSX and Linux compatibility for our modifications ? While both modifications we have are working on Mac and Linux (Ubuntu, except online mode), our setup architecture wasn't working at all. Therefore, with our team, we decided to re-code everything we made for our launchers. Now, they are working perfectly on these systems, which is really great. You know that we want to make the things easier for all of you and having a such system is impressive. There's an update system, there's a warning system like "New donwload available" and so on... It's something really powerful.

This launcher will be available in English and French. Please notice that if you want to contribute in order to add other languages, feel free to contact us directly via using this link.


Global State of the mod
The last time we published a news on ModDB, we said that we were developing a research system. While the research system is not finished, we solved some bugs in Mass Effect Reborn. Other than that, our creative director, Julian Vinet, is not working on Mass Effect Reborn. If you follow us on Facebook or, at least, on ModDB (Stargate Space Conflict), you'll know that Julian Vinet is creating the Destiny from Stargate Universe. He wants to create the best 3D model he ever made. It's just a matter of time. However we have various conceptual arts, which belongs to Ice-Dragon. He's a great modeler. He gave us some concepts for Cerberus and the Alliance. We plan to publish some 3D pics as soon as possible.

We need testers for Mass Effect Reborn
Yeah, Mass Effect Reborn is still WIP and we still need testers ! We plan to publish Job adds soon. Stay tuned. However please notice that our website is still WIP and it should be released at the end of July. So... You know the date guys. 

Thanks guys,
Make sure to stay tuned !
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Ai fix for v 1.0.1
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Ai fix for v 1.0.1

Jul 28, 2014 A Homeworld Universe Mod Patch 1 comment

In order for this to work you will need to make sure you do not have any extra stuff in your homeworld 2 folder. Now i mean you cannot have any folders...

FSFC version 3.22
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FSFC version 3.22

Jul 17, 2014 Freespace: Fleet Command v3 Full Version 1 comment

FSFC gameplay is intended for a fast paced, competitive multiplayer format. Players take the side of Terran, Vasudan, or Shivan fleet commanders and attempt...

Official English Patch for FX 2.0 / 2.1
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Official English Patch for FX 2.0 / 2.1

Jun 27, 2014 Homeworld 2: FX - Commander Patch 7 comments

The official English translation for the first two installments in the v2.x series. Patches FX v2.0 & v2.1 to the English version. Installation instructions...

HWR Demo 671
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HWR Demo 671

Jun 16, 2014 Homeworld REMASTERED Demo 16 comments

The nature of this MOD is the graphic enhancement of the ships featured in the original Homeworld game. In this DEMO pack you'll find both Kushan and...

FX v2.1 (CN)
Homeworld 2

FX v2.1 (CN)

Jun 2, 2014 Homeworld 2: FX - Commander Full Version 13 comments

Bugfix for v2.0. Adds the re-textured TAI Missile Destroyer & KPR "Demolisher" Frigate. Installation instructions below.

HWU 1.0.1
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HWU 1.0.1

May 31, 2014 A Homeworld Universe Mod Full Version 20 comments

Release of HWU 1.0.1, Main Changes from HWu 1.0.0 is that the kushan and Taiidan teams no longer use modules with the exceptions of Sensor modules and...

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Mr.Thi
Mr.Thi Sep 12 2012, 4:18am says:

I started a discussion about mutlithreading / multicores at tanis and compelx forums. I hope to get some attention and support from coders wich may have some more experience regarding this. If you are interested please join the discussion at:
Complex.mastertopforum.com
or
Forums.relicnews.com

Regards
Mr.Thi

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TheBleachDoctor
TheBleachDoctor Sep 3 2012, 7:56pm says:

Does anybody know where I can get a working copy of BSG Fleet Commander?

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linus2002pop
linus2002pop Sep 11 2012, 7:16am replied:

easy...
1: Download the mod on the site
2: Install the mod (the installer do this to you)
3: Change the time from 2012 to 2011
4: Create a shortcut that has -mod hw2bsg-v.0.6.1-win.big -overrideBigFile -luatrace
Done. start the game and play.

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TheBleachDoctor
TheBleachDoctor Sep 15 2012, 4:25pm replied:

Even in 2011 the mod would never work for me.

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linus2002pop
linus2002pop Sep 23 2012, 8:19am replied:

If it not working i cant help you anymore... But do you have Vista?

And if you dont have a vista... Copy the HW2 log and give this a comment.

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TheBleachDoctor
TheBleachDoctor Sep 29 2012, 1:09am replied:

I have Windows 7. How do I get the HW2 log?

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linus2002pop
linus2002pop Nov 3 2012, 9:30am replied:

Now i know, Download: ThoughtDump. and install it in the read me.

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linus2002pop
linus2002pop Oct 1 2012, 11:33am replied:

I dont know. Say it to a big fan of homeworld 2.

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TheBleachDoctor
TheBleachDoctor Oct 28 2012, 7:37pm replied:

I assumed everyone here is a big fan of HW2.

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siliconworm
siliconworm Aug 5 2012, 3:34pm says:

Recruitment Notice:Experienced modellers needed for Complex Simple

I'm looking for co-operators who can make models for Complex Simple. Moddb.com

I'll draw scratch like these to give assignments of making new models:
Moddb.com
Moddb.com

There will be many systematic works to do in the foreseeable future, including:
New Kadeshi and Turanic Raiders ships, in the style as similar to Path To Victory as possible
All kinds of subsystems and turrets that fit perfectly on the existing ships, especially for Kadeshi and Turanic Raiders
Some existing ship models of Vaygr and Hiigaran need to be replaced in better designs
Awesome map backgrounds needed in large numbers

This post is effective as long as Complex Simple is alive. If anyone has a lot of time and great passion in modelling, please contact me via private message, you'll be the co-operator of Complex Simple, together we will push the limits of Homeworld 2!

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