Experience brutal battles on a massive scale! Wage war by creating enormous customizable armies and experimental war machines that can change the balance of power at any given moment. Take the role of one of the three enigmatic commanders, each representing a unique faction with a rich story that brings a new level of emotional connection to the RTS genre, or fight the battle online. Where do your loyalties lie?

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About Supreme Commander 2 with 16 comments by ALBINOsnowball on Jun 23rd, 2014

Hello All,

As some of you all may have noticed, I have taken a bit of a sabbatical from modding. I am happy to say that now that summer is here, I'm back to work, and it's time to start expecting some new updates.

The next release of UnitPort, v0.3.0, will move the addon from alpha to beta phase. To give you a vague idea of what this means, exactly, I will put it in these terms (which I find just as amusing as they are accurate): Alpha = Build Up, Beta = Clean Up, Final Release = Give Up. Anyway, the point is that there won't be so much new content anymore as there will be polishing things up. This being said, this is what to expect in the next UnitPort release:

1. A new diplomacy UI, allowing players to make and break alliances. No one is safe anymore...
2. Add some final units. Just because new content won't be focused on doesn't mean that there will never be any new content again. In 0.3.0, some units will be added, and some will be deleted.
3. A general balance pass will be done over all units in the game. This is nothing final, but it will create an outline for what the game will look like. As of now, the plan is to spread out the techs even more, making some techs (aka tech 2) actually worthwhile to focus on and making experimentals more elite and rare on the battlefield than they currently are. Note that, despite these changes, the revamp balance mod will still be almost essential for normal balance.
4. Add in regeneration for all units. I can't go much farther with that one...
5. Fix all the bugs I can find. Duh. The question is not if there are bugs, but where the bugs are.
6. Add tarmacs for all structures. For those of you that don't know, tarmacs are the textures that appear under each structure and look something like concrete. Most unitport structures do not currently have tarmacs.
7. Update the restrictions. Now, I don't encourage playing with restrictions (as you're only limiting your skill at the game when you do), but for those that like to anyway, you will be happy to know that it's finally time to actually make the restrictions work.
8. Descriptions of all unitport units will appear in the Unit Wiki. This takes a LOT longer than you would think, and I a significant accomplishment.
9. Add new advice tidbits for the loading screen. Most supcom2 players don't need to be reminded that experimentals are powerful, and don't particularly care who Brackman is. ("Oh, yes." some of you are saying.) New advice will be added that will, at least, assist new UP players in getting used to the mod and/or help them learn something.
10. Fix up the research tree. If you're looking for a whole new format, you're going to be disappointed. By "fix up", I mean "move around techs that are in the wrong spot".
11. Add in a mysterious new UI which will remain a surprise until release. Mwuhahaha.

Now, most of you probably just skipped all the numbers and are looking for that proposed release date. Well, here it is: my goal is to be finished by the end of July. Yeah, yeah, that may not be as close as I implied, but one must understand that all of those bullets that I'm sure you just read will take a long time to pin down. The balance alone -- even just an initial pass like this -- is a huge task because I have to look at EVERY unit. You all have been quite patient the last few months waiting for a release (or maybe no one cares...but let's not think about that possibility). Wait just a bit more, and you'll be rewarded.

Feel free to PM me or post on the mod thread (or, for that matter, right on this letter/article) with any questions about beta, though I won't guarantee any answers. If you have a crash question/installation problem, then you're NOT going to post here, but scroll up, click on "tutorials" under and to the right of my name, and read the entire crash EAQ.

Make sure to stay posted for future updates about the upcoming release.

ALBINOsnowball

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UnitPort 0.2.8.1
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UnitPort 0.2.8.1

Mar 8, 2014 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 18 comments

IN THE DESCRIPTION IS THE CRASH FAQ. For all that's good and holy (like my sanity), please read this before posting that your game crashes. Also, participate...

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UnitPort 0.2.8

Feb 14, 2014 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 70 comments

Tada! Only a month later than usual....make sure to read the changelog!Big thanks, again, to Overrated, Burnie, Asdru, the 4th Dimension Team, and BrandonPotter...

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UnitPort 0.2.7

Dec 8, 2013 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 14 comments

I've got a ton of good stuff in this one. Check for the announcement on the steam group for the highlights. Big thanks, again, to Overrated, Burnie, Asdru...

UnitPort 0.2.6.1
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UnitPort 0.2.6.1

Nov 9, 2013 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 23 comments

JOIN THE STEAM GROUP! Yes, I'm still yelling at you to do that...yes, you...Big thanks to Overrated, Burnie, Asdru, and the 4th Dimension Team

UnitPort 0.2.6
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UnitPort 0.2.6

Oct 30, 2013 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 8 comments

JOIN THE STEAM GROUP! Well, now that that's over with...Big thanks to Overrated, Burnie, Asdru, and the 4th Dimension Team

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UnitPort 0.2.5.1

Oct 7, 2013 Supreme Commander 2 Full Version 15 comments

JOIN THE STEAM GROUP! Well, now that that's over with...Big thanks to Overrated, Burnie, Asdru, and the 4th Dimension Team.

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Latros01
Latros01 Mar 16 2011, 7:07pm says:

I think it'd be cool if you could bring units and structures from other RTS games and somehow convert it to SupCom2 format for a mod or something. Would that even be possible modders???

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RK4000
RK4000 Mar 17 2011, 3:12am replied:

Depends on the game's model files, it probably is possible to some extent.

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Latros01
Latros01 Mar 8 2011, 7:22pm says:

Why won't the mod list show up for me? I have to maually type in what mod i wanna find. The mod tab on this page and every other day won't work. It used to work just fine but now i can't see anything

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Jastrząb
Jastrząb Nov 7 2010, 9:17am says:

Cool Game.

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Morsey
Morsey Sep 24 2010, 9:27pm says:

It's too bad GPG won't release official mapping tools. But we might have some really good coders around to fix this.

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Social-Pariah
Social-Pariah Nov 6 2010, 8:06am replied:

For this... why bother... all the dedicated SupCom coders are likely still playing the first one.

+7 votes     reply to comment
yoda589
yoda589 Sep 8 2010, 7:18am says:

anyone know how to activate a mod through steam for this game?

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BlueIzzzz
BlueIzzzz Dec 9 2011, 7:17am replied:

is that possible to activate a mod in steam? would everyone have it or just you?

+2 votes     reply to comment
Corncobster
Corncobster Sep 1 2010, 2:00am says:

******* square enix...should boycott their ****

+5 votes     reply to comment
Corncobster
Corncobster Sep 1 2010, 1:59am says:

supcom 2 REALLY needs a supcom 1 mod (Tech 1, 2, 3, aircraft/bombers...not suck)

+6 votes     reply to comment
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Could've been better. Storyline was'nt too great and graphics really took away from that awesome feeling that was in the 1st one and its expansion pack.

Nov 23 2010, 10:24pm by NoblePhoenix8310

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Doesn't deserve the name of Supreme Commander, could of been great but fell short because of Xbox 360 and production time frame.

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