Ever since Halo: Combat Evolved opened with the descent of the Pillar of Autumn toward the alien ring world known as Halo, the vehicles and spacecraft of Halo have featured heavily in the plot, setting and cinematic of Bungie's masterpiece series. While the games had followed the UNSCDF's fight from a ground-side perspective, there was always the back drop of war with the Covenant waged on two fronts; while the troops of both factions clashed on the ground, their monumental warships fought for supremacy in orbit. Kilometer long vessels battled their counterparts in titanic, decisive conflicts that often decided the fate of the planet below them.

We bring you the chance to experience Halo from space, in orbit and among the stars. In Homefront, you can command warships that stretch for kilometers and field dozens of weapons. Build nimble frigates which dip and weave in combat against their counterparts and strafe larger ships. Construct heavily specialized carriers able to dispatch dozens of fighters or drones, or explore more atypical, exotic weapons.

  • Play as either the slow, steady and economically minded UNSC, or the heavily armed and aggressive Covenant. Both sides will be asymmetric to each other, providing a varied experience.
  • Play on maps featuring key Halo locations and backdrops - Earth, Sanghelios, Reach and even the Halo rings themselves.
  • New UI features, new music, new voices and new ships - We intend to replace as much as we can from the vanilla Homeworld 2 experience to bring you a total conversion worthy of the Halo universe.
  • A tailored, well rounded game - Our vision isn't simply to bring Halo to Homeworld 2, but to make a game that is fun, balanced and within reason. The mod is based sometime before the fall of Reach, so will not include any new UNSC tech post Halo 3. Furthermore, there will be no playable flood or Forerunner faction.
  • Revival of multiplayer and competitive gameplay - While we do provide an excellent AI in skirmish, our goal is for Homefront to be played against other individuals. To this end, we will be supporting an online player community as much as we possibly can. This also means that we do not currently plan on a campaign, but will not rule one out in the future.
  • Ship designs and unit choices that are more dictated by gameplay than simply following canon for the sake of canon. HHF is Halo based, but if we feel like we can improve on something, we will try our best to do so in a manner that stays as close to established lore as possible.

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Halo © Microsoft Corporation. Homefront was created under Microsoft's "Game Content Usage Rules" using assets from Halo. It is not endorsed by Microsoft and does not reflect the views or opinions of Microsoft or anyone officially involved in producing or managing Halo. As such, it does not contribute to the official narrative of the fictional universe, if applicable.

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23 comments by 880Zero on May 29th, 2014

Halo: Escalation Issue #6 came out today. Although they changed it up a bit, this ship was in one of the panels:


This ship has appeared in canon before, and it closely resembles this old model V3LO did a long time ago (2008):

Note that the Marathon-class Heavy Cruiser is still located in the aft section of the ship in the comic, except that it looks to be fully implemented into the ship's design. They've taken artistic liberties and the aft side armor looks like a blend of SOTP's supercarrier, which was also partially influenced by V3LO.

We're very proud to have contributed to Halo canon in some way, wether or not we've been credited. After all, Homefront is made non-profit and follows Microsoft's EULA so everything we've done for Halo belongs to Microsoft and 343i and is free for them to use.

Screenshot above credit to TheDidact. Yes that is my Facebook picture on the side.

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HHF v1.09B

HHF v1.09B

Dec 26, 2012 Patch 91 comments

This is version B of the 1.09 release. It includes final polishing fixes to the AI, as well as fixing team color errors in the last release.

HHF v1.09A

HHF v1.09A

Nov 30, 2012 Patch 63 comments

Version 1.09A fixes AI problems, re-implements the vanilla races and maps, streamlines research, re-balances weapons, and adds more resources to the maps...

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timothebeafy
timothebeafy Nov 21 2008, 12:53pm says:

I know this is a bit of an unrealstic request but could you maybe make another video just to show progress as i cannot wait for this mod and any news or images i look at for hours

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V3LO
V3LO Nov 21 2008, 1:08pm replied:

We'll be releasing a detailed update focusing on the new resource system and gametype, with images displaying the new shader engine, fx done by our new artist, and ships actually in game. A video is unlikely, but keep your eyes peeled.

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V3LO
V3LO Nov 15 2008, 1:25pm says:

Small update -

We have the new game type and resource system ready, we're just waiting on custom maps from our mapper and some FX from our new FX artist

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[$#!T-Happens]
[$#!T-Happens] Nov 12 2008, 4:37am says:

Curious?
Moddb.com

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b3h47pte
b3h47pte Nov 12 2008, 9:44am replied:

what about that.

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V3LO
V3LO Nov 12 2008, 9:41am replied:

...About what?

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Blamtroid
Blamtroid Nov 15 2008, 7:48am replied:

thats exactly what I said :)

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alienfire
alienfire Nov 13 2008, 3:11am replied:

I dont have a DAMN Clue.

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timothebeafy
timothebeafy Nov 7 2008, 12:28pm says:

dudes keep up the awesome work this mod has to be the best looking mod ever for me. just keep on pushing. i'd love to help in any way at all but like most people my modding skills are practically zilch if not zilch. see i use 3d modelling software for engineering but that wouldn't help you. so sorry all i can do is egg you on from the sidelines. but honestly dudes this looks awesome

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Drenwick
Drenwick Nov 5 2008, 12:53am replied:

Well, it seems these days that people would rather not create mods that take effort, but rather play said mods or use map editors to make simple tweaks. Good luck, I would like to help in any way I could, but I know hardly anything of modding.

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Highest Rated (24 agree) 10/10

1.09 Release: As I said before, the HHF have done a superb job with the Ships, they are highly detailed (The Blast Windshield, the Marathon Hangar Animation, etc) and beautifuly textured (Seriously check the frigate textures are Awesome). New ships where included, the new model of the Prowler (Reminiscence of the Normandy from Mass Effect), the Marathon class cruiser, the Thanatos Destroyer, et al. Gameplay wise, it´s still a beta, however, playing with the UNSC has been so far smooth, and not buggy…

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This mod is not so bad, but one modder of this mod insult other modders of Homeworld2.

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