Complex is a free advanced game modification based on Relic Entertainment's Homeworld 2 game engine, free of any business directive, developed with passion and hard work, for experienced RTS players only. In a world of simplified games often under pressure to do well commercially, our challenge has been to create this ambitious project, for those who want more from a modern videogame. Complex series, actually counts more then 5.000.000 downloads and up to 3000 contacts per days.

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Keim_Seimn
Keim_Seimn Apr 22 2011, 12:34pm says:

this is truly awesome

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ZeusLT
ZeusLT Apr 22 2011, 12:38pm says:

why all planets are at the same high? O_O

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DrVenture
DrVenture Apr 22 2011, 2:07pm replied:

That's how solar systems work, they have an orbital plane where most of the planets revolve through.

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ZeusLT
ZeusLT Apr 22 2011, 3:18pm replied:

I thought that planets shouldn't be at the same high, oh well...
But the distances between these planets in picture are pathetic small ..

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Gregord
Gregord Apr 22 2011, 11:19pm replied:

pathetically small you say.. ok sure, lets have them build it to exact dimensions... it'll take 10 years for the camera to go from earth to Jupiter without assistance but at least the distances won't be pathetic. ... now i do believe that it was not what you meant however fact remains the same that sometimes game play needs to come before grandiose goals.

and speaking of gameplay.. i'd love if the balcora gates could actually be used as hs gates.. would be nice.. just send capture frigates to open and link two gates and boom.. you save yourself just a little time getting there

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Su[)az][mA
Su[)az][mA Apr 26 2011, 6:53pm replied:

made a mini mod for that once, gave it to PTV mod.

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Queen-Zenobia
Queen-Zenobia May 22 2011, 9:37pm replied:

if u want bigger get sins of a solar empire. only problem then is that the ships are huge compared to the plants

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ORCACommander
ORCACommander May 30 2011, 11:01pm replied:

I always justified that is that everything is in a very high orbit around the planet so the planet is much smaller by relative distance.

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alexpaladinstorm
alexpaladinstorm Jul 3 2013, 10:49am replied:

I was actually arguing this point with a modder for Freelancer earlier. The guy took the existing planets and made them massive for scalar perspective of the ships, but that meant he ignored the scalar perspective of the solar systems as a whole. Totally broke my immersion the moment I entered a system where it was painfully obvious. It's a matter of player convenience versus perspective scale; you don't want to make distances too large, or you're forcing players to travel ridiculous distances, but you don't want to have scales too disparate. It can be hard to get the balance right.

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Cysta
Cysta Aug 8 2012, 8:29pm replied:

well, sadly all I can do is agree. planets should be far far away from each other. I know it is not (really) possible in a HW2 map.
but, maybe, 2 planets each "corner" of the map could look "realistic". so to speak.

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Scarwing
Scarwing Apr 22 2011, 12:59pm says:

AWESOME!!

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Dwarden
Dwarden Apr 22 2011, 1:11pm says:

when i seen this
first what came to my mind was FarGate if anyone remember that indie game ...
Superxstudios.com

tho the star's eruptions were nicer :) as seen in DD
Superxstudios.com

still very nice to have some big celestial bodies in HomeWorld 2

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cyberpoliceman
cyberpoliceman Apr 25 2011, 1:05am replied:

Fargate was awesome i own that game too. Also this looks amazing....

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Forloftol
Forloftol Oct 14 2012, 3:16am replied:

FarGate... Now that's a name I haven't heard for many years... :D

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alexpaladinstorm
alexpaladinstorm May 16 2011, 2:10pm says:

Impressive... but I think trying to make an Empire-building game out of any Homeworld game is mostly just proof-of-concept and would result in mechanics that might as well have been made for Sins of a Solar Empire, which does this sort of game far better.

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Tattorack
Tattorack Jun 30 2011, 12:03pm says:

The distances of the planets.. well... rather unbelievable;
they're just too close!
It would've been better if you just had one very large planet/brown-
dwarf star in the center.
I mean, the sun wouldn't fit with the ships at this scale... it should
be loads bigger :(

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Lordkeroth
Lordkeroth Jan 17 2012, 7:29pm says:

This is a nice map but the sun causes my computer to lag when facing it. Still pretty good and fun. Although I would prefer if things were broken down like the following.

Have an Earth Moon system, maybe an Earth to Mars with the Asteroid Belt included? Then have the Jovian System, Saturn System, etc.

Make the sun just be a light. For the Gas Giants you could put them in the back ground and just have the moons in the map. That would be a lot easier and more realistic.

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Drenghul
Drenghul Jun 10 2012, 10:55pm replied:

I agree with you. It would be pretty cool.

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lacoste911
lacoste911 Jul 8 2012, 7:48pm says:

This brings back so many nostalgic memories.

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