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. (StrategyInformer has very kindly provided a mirror for us.)

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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2014 update!

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Hey everybody! Just wanted to deliver a quick update, since we've neglected ModDB for too long.

As those of you who've been following our forum on Hard Light Productions know, we released Act 3 of our story, 'Tenebra', and we hope everybody enjoyed it. If you had technical or gameplay issues, please let us know.

We're also closing in on finished with our voice acting efforts for Acts 1 and 2 - please get involved! We're currently particularly interested in women's voices, both because we need to cast our female characters and because we want our cast to represent the diversity of the FreeSpace future. Once these efforts are complete, we're planning to release a standalone Director's Cut version of Blue Planet that will not require FreeSpace 2.

Hammerfall

Our short story 'Morrigan in the Sunglare' will appear in an upcoming issue of Clarkesworld, one of the finest science fiction and fantasy magazines in the world. We're eager to hear your response.

Lastly, as ever, work continues on our ongoing story. As always, the demands of life and chance mean that the pace fluctuates, but the team's all here and happy and we're looking forward to bringing you the conclusion of the war between Alliance and Federation.

At long last, news

At long last, news

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

The War in Heaven Christmas Update

The War in Heaven Christmas Update

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In which many things have changed for the better, and other things have been made faster.

The War in Heaven Developer commentary

The War in Heaven Developer commentary

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Wherein we blather on a bit while someone plays our missions

Music is in the air

Music is in the air

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

Blue Planet: Age of Aquarius Linux/MacOS archive

Blue Planet: Age of Aquarius Linux/MacOS archive

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Blue Planet is a fan-made FreeSpace story, set 18 years after the events of FreeSpace 2. Featuring epic missions, full voice acting, in-engine cutscenes...

Blue Planet 2: War in Heaven Executable Installer

Blue Planet 2: War in Heaven Executable Installer

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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.

Blue Planet: Age of Aquarius Windows Installer

Blue Planet: Age of Aquarius Windows Installer

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Blue Planet is a fan-made FreeSpace story, set 18 years after the events of FreeSpace 2. Featuring epic missions, full voice acting, in-engine cutscenes...

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Ignatz
Ignatz

Ekhem...
WiH part 2 is already out...
I'm just saying.

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Piemanlives
Piemanlives

I think most of us were in to much shock to actually believe that such an awesome things has happened, have fun everyone, time to continue the saga

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Guest
Guest

I can`t see any DL links or DLpost in HL forum nor official website of BP. So any source or DL link/instruction ?

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Cybertrance
Cybertrance

Here: Hard-light.net

enjoy!

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Jerry00
Jerry00

Thank you very much. I don`t know where my head was, but I was more than sure that this was still the 1st release... Dumb me ^^

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Cybertrance
Cybertrance

Voted. MOTY 2012. You should too.

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srw0015
srw0015

Glad to hear everything is well you guys, and am super relieved and quite frankly stoked for the release whenever it comes. Take your time and do things right like you have in the past. It's going to be incredible.

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Piemanlives
Piemanlives

MINDGASM
good to see an update, also congrats on darius daughter :D

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Ignatz
Ignatz

Have you got any news? Mod seems to be dead...

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Dariusbei Creator
Dariusbei

Don't worry, this is still very much alive.

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rolmander
rolmander

hope not i want to know what happend after the Fedayeen rescue.

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Ignatz
Ignatz

How is the progress? Maybe a small Easter update ? ;)

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RogerioFM
RogerioFM

Are there any plans do add voices like the first?

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Piemanlives
Piemanlives

well on the blue planet release thread on hard-light there there is a forum for people to answer the call of voice acting

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