A long-term modification project for Homeworld2 that aims to "tell the story of HW1 in HW2" and simultaneously bring the game to a whole new level through a plethora of content updates, overhauls and new/exclusive features.

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FX_MOD_2.1.exe
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Date
Jun 2nd, 2014
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Bugfix for v2.0. Adds the re-textured TAI Missile Destroyer & KPR "Demolisher" Frigate. Installation instructions below.


Second instalment in the 2.x series. This version addresses some of the bugs found in 2.0 and comes with some other changes.

[Notes]

  • This release is in Chinese. Be sure to pick up the English patch here.
  • The Hiigaran / Vaygr are not playable in this release (temporarily removed for balance re-adjusting). They will be added back in a later release.
  • In order to use your own / custom maps in FX, create a new folder in \multiplayer\ and name it "fxdeathmatch". Store the .level (and any .rot files that come with them) there. Path:
    code:
    \Homeworld2\Data\leveldata\multiplayer\fxdeathmatch

[Changelog]
I. Bugfixes
- TAI: Resource Collectors can now dock properly with the Research Station.
- TUR: Attack Carrier can now build Ion Array Frigates.
- KAD: Nebula Guard (Destroyer) now properly deploys drones.
- Multiplayer: Playing with CPUs in Multiplayer no longer causes an out-of-sync error.

II. Texture / Model / Graphic Updates
- TAI: Added the re-textured Missile Destroyer
- KAD: Nebula Guard (Destroyer) received some new firing effects.

III. New Units
- KPR: Demolisher (Frigate) - Anti-capital ship frigate. Has strong firepower but weak armor.

[Installation]
*Note: The installation is in Chinese.

  1. Download the file and run .exe found inside.
  2. Just keep on clicking the "next" (->) button, paying attention at the following:
  3. In the second window (this is where you will install FX to), select your \Homeworld2 folder (\Sierra\Homeworld2). This location may be selected by default.
  4. In the fourth window (this is the name of the FX shortcut & its settings), you may see 'FX 1.88' or similar in the text area by default. CHANGE this to:
    Sierra\Homeworld2\FX MOD 2.1

    (in a similar fashion as in the screenshot below)
  5. After the overview window, select 'next'.
  6. A driverconfig.lua error may trigger during the installation. If it does, just hit 'retry' and the installation will continue.

[Shortcut / Custom parameters (Optional)]

  1. Locate the FX MOD 2.1 shortcut in your Sierra\Homeworld2 directory.
  2. Drag/drop or copy/paste to your desktop if desired.
  3. Add any desired custom parameters such as screen resolution, refresh rate, etc in the TARGET field. You can find the supported parameters for HW2 here: Hw2wiki.net

Example (TARGET field):

code:
E:\Sierra\Homeworld2\Bin\Release\Homeworld2.exe -mod FX2.1.big -locale FXMODLANG  -w 1920 -h 1080 -refresh <75>

This commandline runs FX 2.1 on a 1920x1080 screen resolution and sets a refresh rate of 75 Hz.

Regards,
WildHeart|GENESIS|

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TheBleachDoctor
TheBleachDoctor Jun 2 2014, 6:59pm says:

A release! Finally, this is so amazing! I can't wait until the English version comes out, I will be waiting with bated breath!

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Gamer_Of_Rock
Gamer_Of_Rock Jun 2 2014, 8:03pm says:

Must. Resist. Downloading Chinese version.
Oh what the heck, I'm downloading!

+3 votes     reply to comment
Guest
Guest Jun 4 2014, 11:33pm says:

This mod defenily make my days full of enjoyable moments. i realy thank you for give me back the feelings of the first time i play homeworld. Unfortunaly is still chinese only and i realy hope to see the english version soon.

+2 votes     reply to comment
Fucking-Qapla
Fucking-Qapla Jun 6 2014, 2:02pm says:

Don't have the Vagyr or Hiigaran as a faction choice in skirmish? :(

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WildHeart|GENESIS| Author
WildHeart|GENESIS| Jun 6 2014, 2:25pm replied:

Those have been temporarily removed for balance adjusting.

The current Hiigaran / Vaygr are no match for the new races and their abilities, so they'll be getting some upgrades of their own.

In the images you can see some new Vaygr models and a shield system for Hiigaran vessels, among others.

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liuruoyang1995 Creator
liuruoyang1995 Jun 8 2014, 5:54am replied:

things like the shield system may not appear in the mod,because they cause some lag,and "no lag" is an important goal of FX2

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liuruoyang1995 Creator
liuruoyang1995 Jun 8 2014, 5:54am replied:

things like the shield system may not appear in the mod,because they cause some lag,and "no lag" is an important goal of FX2

By the way ,there seems some bugs with my chrome;it always put two same sentences.

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Fucking-Qapla
Fucking-Qapla Jun 6 2014, 2:29pm says:

Oooh, thanks for letting me know :)

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Fucking-Qapla
Fucking-Qapla Jun 13 2014, 10:33am says:

When using the highest pop cap, the AI only uses bombers rather than interceptors

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LeviathansWrath
LeviathansWrath Jun 13 2014, 1:43pm replied:

AI always does that gives anti frigate more of a priority than anti fighter.

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GrimSheeper
GrimSheeper Jun 27 2014, 5:35pm says:

Well this doesn't work at all. It just freezes the explorer window up.

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GrimSheeper
GrimSheeper Jun 27 2014, 5:49pm replied:

It works, my pc is just having issues lately, I apologize.

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Guest
Guest Aug 14 2014, 6:19am replied:

I am having the same problem :/
whenever I try to launch a game (campaign, player vs cpu, etc) it closes Homeworld and returns to the desktop. how can I fix this?

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WildHeart|GENESIS| Author
WildHeart|GENESIS| Aug 15 2014, 5:48am replied:

Hi,

Campaign / tutorial will not work because the Hiigaran / Vaygr are not included in 2.0 / 2.1. Player vs. CPU should work, if it doesn't please consult our forum and we can go from there.

Regards

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Firstzndk
Firstzndk Jul 5 2014, 12:52am says:

FX 2.0 Next setup 2.1?

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WildHeart|GENESIS| Author
WildHeart|GENESIS| Oct 30 2014, 11:29am replied:

Download works 100% fine for me. Maybe it was just a temporary error.

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Median_Starkli
Median_Starkli Nov 2 2014, 6:10pm says:

Amazing mod, gentlemen! I fell in love again with the Taiidan fleet!

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