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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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!).

Fighting in the shades

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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Release delayed to January, new trailer available

Release delayed to January, new trailer available

4 years ago News 8 comments

Sorry folks, but I'll have to disappoint again. As always when you're desperately trying to finish stuff and make it all polished, lots of unexpected...

Tales from the front

Tales from the front

5 years ago News 5 comments

It's been a fun ride so far and the mod is slowly getting ready for a playable first release. Lets take a look at where it's currently at and what's happening...

The Great Destroyers return

The Great Destroyers return

5 years ago News 9 comments

A quick teaser of things to come, the Shivans make their first appearance in 'Freespace: Evolution' - and they're as deadly as ever...

Making ship icons

Making ship icons

5 years ago News 14 comments

Getting 3d models and textures of fancy spaceships into your game isn't enough to make it enjoyable or even just playable. Lots of additional work has...

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Freespace: Evolution 1.0

Freespace: Evolution 1.0

4 years ago 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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LordCrab77 Nov 20 2014 says:

Such a great looking mod, Sad its dead.

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Sandremo Feb 26 2013 says:

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

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Nazara Dec 3 2011 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 replied:

Freelancer? O_O

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Piemanlives Mar 21 2012 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 says:

9.9/10? Impressive. Most impressive.

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sethbond Oct 17 2011 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 says:

No more updates?

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Risbosix Feb 19 2011 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 replied:

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

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Risbosix Feb 21 2011 replied:

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

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Risbosix Feb 23 2011 replied:

bhee tell me please?

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Arparso Feb 23 2011 replied:

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

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