Discovery mod is a full-scale expansion pack for Freelancer focused on continuing the story started in the vanilla campaign via the roleplay-driven multiplayer server an community forums. The mod and community currently host the most active remaining multiplayer experience for Freelancer and the mod introduces many new features including but not limited to new ship classes and types, ship equipment, player owned (and built) bases, jumpdrives, cloaking devices and equipment manufacturing as well as the ability to create, run and maintain player-led factions that shape, contribute and are a part of the ingame roleplay environment. This multiplayer-focused mod allows players to immerse themselves in the Freelancer world some time after the Nomad War from the singleplayer experience.
This video was recorded on the Discovery Freelancer RP 24/7 server, and shows the siege of Puerta del Infierno. The Player owned Station (PoB) was constructed in Cambridge by the Corsairs, and was then attacked by the Bretonian Armed Forces (BAF) and Red Hessians. The base shields absorb 99% of incoming damage, while internal repairs consume maintenance materials. If enough DPS can be thrown at the station, it'll overwhelm the repair rate and start doing damage. If defenders can kill a battleship or two, it can seriously damage a siege attempt! This video demonstrates how bases can be destroyed using (extreme) brute force! Footage recorded and donated courtesy of Hidamari.