A new perspective

'Freespace: Evolution' aims to bring the frantic non-stop action of the original games to the tactical realm of a real-time-strategy game. Step out of your fighter cockpit and prepare to experience the world of Freespace from a completely different perspective.

All the classic and sometimes iconic ships such as the Orion or Lucifer will return once again to a computer screen near you. Take command and lead your fleets into battle, commander, for there can only be victory... or total extinction.

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15 comments by Arparso on Feb 9th, 2011

With a slight delay now comes the first public release of "Freespace: Evolution". Spin up your warp drives and get ready to roast some Shivan scum!

Finally it's here, version 1.0. What you'll get in this first playable release:

  • 11 small to medium sized capital ships from the Freespace universe
  • 21 fighters and 13 bombers
  • 4 rather simple missions to get in touch with the mod
  • authentic Freespace music, sounds and graphics effects

It's also perfectly compatible to the Nexus Skirmisher, so you can create your own skirmish battles for it (but don't forget to set "freespace" as mission type!).

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Please keep in mind, that this is still very much a work-in-progress. Especially balancing and fighter or bomber handling need to be worked on more. There is also a whole lot of iconic Freespace ships missing, like the big destroyers obviously, but also civilian transports and such still need to be added to open the doors for some interesting mission design in the later stages.

In the meantime, Freespace: Evolution is now on Twitter. To receive all the latest updates, make sure to follow the tweet! The site on moddb will also be regularly updated, of course, although that'll be reserved for bigger news worthy of their own article.

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Freespace: Evolution 1.0

Freespace: Evolution 1.0

Feb 9, 2011 Full Version 12 comments

Finally it's here, version 1.0. What you'll get in this first playable release: - 11 small to medium sized capital ships from the Freespace universe ...

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GiantenemyCrab22 Nov 20 2014, 11:24pm says:

Such a great looking mod, Sad its dead.

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Sandremo Feb 26 2013, 2:43pm says:

It's such a good mod... but a dead one. D:

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Nazara Dec 3 2011, 10:47pm says:

I wish you could add this.

my two cents,great modd.Gives me a reason to try freelancer,


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IvKIr Feb 25 2012, 9:39am replied:

Freelancer? O_O

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Piemanlives Mar 21 2012, 12:56am replied:

looks like mass effect to me, note this is a mod in the FREESPACE universe and as such will contain ships from said universe and not from freelancer, star trek, star wars, B5, etc. keep that in mind

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Schrii Nov 27 2011, 2:14pm says:

9.9/10? Impressive. Most impressive.

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sethbond Oct 17 2011, 6:42pm says:

What happened to the destroyers? It isn't Freespace until you add some iconic ships... GTD Orions, SSD Lucifers, the Colossus,SD Demons, Ravana, etc. Dude, finish it!
Edit: Comment Withdrawn...sorry, great mod.

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Risbosix Aug 21 2011, 4:50am says:

No more updates?

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Risbosix Feb 19 2011, 4:41am says:

Any way to play any nexus mod in multiplayer? (By "way" i ask if there is still a community online..?)

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DreamorCZ Feb 20 2011, 8:49am replied:

Stargate:WB mod and StarTrek ESC have MP. SG:WB has quite active MP community.

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Risbosix Feb 21 2011, 6:03pm replied:

Can i have link to forum or anything for being part of the community?

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Risbosix Feb 23 2011, 4:45pm replied:

bhee tell me please?

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Arparso Creator
Arparso Feb 23 2011, 6:37pm replied:

Stargate: War Begins is also on Moddb: Moddb.com

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