Eighteen years have passed since FreeSpace 2 and the destruction of Capella, and the shattered colonies of man are finally ready to re-open the jump node to Earth. As the Alliance teeters on the verge of total social collapse, the Security Council deploys the elite 14th Battlegroup to re-establish contact with Earth, and young pilot Samuel Bei finds himself once more under his estranged father's command. Age of Aquarius describes the journey of the 14th Battlegroup as its mission to the Blue Planet goes shockingly wrong. War in Heaven takes place eighteen months after the events of Blue Planet: Age of Aquarius and details the final stages of the civil war between Sol and the rest of her colonies: a war without good or evil, only shades of gray. Built at the cutting edge of the FreeSpace Open engine, Blue Planet is a fan-made conclusion to the FreeSpace saga, a story of sacrifice, triumph, and destiny, and one of the most beloved FreeSpace mods of all time.

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18 months after the 14th Battle Group's disastrous expedition to Sol, the civil war between Federation and Alliance enters its apocalyptic final phase.


You MUST read the installation instructions here. The download package also contains links to installation and troubleshooting guides.

The 3.6.12 MediaVPs located in 'mediavps_3612' and an updated Age of Aquarius Director's Cut installation located in 'blueplanet' are all required. If you have any technical problems, report them on our forums (linked in the package.) Note that an Age of Aquarius update was released alongside War in Heaven.
In order to play this, you will need to use the provided engine builds (named fs2_open_3_6_17_SSE2_BP.exe). Other builds will not work.

Enjoy! 

FEATURES:

  • The United Earth Federation: a full-fledged new faction with their own ships, weapons, history and gameplay style, including never-before-seen models
  • A brand new soundtrack with two new tabled tracks and dozens of event-driven pieces
  • The next chapter in the Blue Planet saga: a dark psychological drama, steeped in military realism and set against the backdrop of a brutal civil war
  • Thousands of words of fiction and techroom entries
  • Fast-paced gameplay bringing the familiar FreeSpace experience to new heights
  • Subspace strike missiles, new voice-acted personas, an AI Betty for UEF ships, and other gameplay elements to discover
  • Epic skyboxes for many of the worlds of mankind's home system

This is the first half of War in Heaven. We are tremendously grateful to all of you for your help, support, and advice. We hope that you enjoy this campaign as much as we have enjoyed the creative process. This really has been a labour of love. We owe special thanks to our fellow modders and to the Source Code Project and FreeSpace Upgrade Project teams for their patience and generosity.

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kuadziw
kuadziw Aug 20 2010, 7:26am says:

Definitely gotta check it out. Thanks!

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GrimSheeper
GrimSheeper Sep 5 2010, 6:19pm says:

I gotta admit, as much as I loved Age of Aquarius and the amount of tense action both it and this mod deliver, I liked the former more. Not just because of the voice acting, it's more the fixiation on two or three main characters, all of them speaking in Microsoft text-reader about moral issues of killing and socialising with each other while there's a war going on. It felt a little out of place to have a dialogue tree in a space combat simulator. I was also a little disappointed not to play as Samuel, just after starting to really relate to the Character I get a new one I didn' like a lot at first. People don't really want to hear a rookie whining about war they CAN relate with game, they want the grizzled veteran they WANT to relate with. Other than that, the professional execution of this mod is just amazing again, the hard work you put into is definitely worthy of at least a special spot in Valhalla/Heaven/Nirvana/Afterlife of your choice. I am still playing it right now, but I cannot possibly wait for the ending any longer, so I hope that Part two is done anytime in the next few years.

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TrepValk
TrepValk Dec 13 2010, 1:58pm says:

If you're into FreeSpace mods and haven't played this, shame on you

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deltapanda
deltapanda Aug 6 2011, 9:56am says:

i keep getting a message that says cannot run missing file OpenAL32.dll any help

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deltapanda
deltapanda Aug 6 2011, 10:08am says:

never mind lol if any one has the same problem go here and download the one you need

connect.creativelabs.com/openal/Downloads/Forms/AllItems.aspx

install and you should be good to go :D google is your friend ps i cant put the HTTP thingy for some reason

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cybersleuth58
cybersleuth58 Dec 1 2012, 5:09pm replied:

That's because the http isn't needed. lol!

Thanks man, you are a lifesaver!! :p

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corearm
corearm Aug 8 2011, 7:02pm says:

lol GOOD

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antv311
antv311 Nov 14 2011, 3:58am says:

everytime I open it it with 7zip it tells me that i'm incorrect commandline?

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antv311
antv311 Nov 14 2011, 4:08am replied:

ID10t error fixed it

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