Omega Wing is a Space Sim/Deathmatch Multiplayer mod for Half-Life heavily based on descent. Featuring full 360 degree movement and an assortment of weapons and ships, eventually there will be team based modes as well.

Now that the intro is out of the way..

I started working on Omega Wing a week ago, and progress has been very steady. I've released 6 Alpha's, the latest is available on the page.

It needs custom content, right now most of the models/sounds are hacked descent3 models. But theres a few new designs already on the way! I'll be updating this description when this changes.

So far the weapons/items completed are:
Lasers
Super Lasers
Plasma
Vulcan Cannon
Quad Lasers
Concussion Missiles
Homing Missiles
Smart Missiles
Afterburner Regulator

Remember, its still in alpha stage, and if you would like to lend a hand (i've done everything by myself so far) Let me know!

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The cOming New Year

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Alright, starting in the new year, either after FLFD is out, or after the next Household DEATH! Release, DD and I are going to Get back to work on a new version of Omega Wing, with the new cockpit, and some more maps.

I've got a lot of plans out for one more version of this before HL2 comes out.

The BIGGEST planned change imo, is that i'm going to totally re-write all the mouse and keyboard input to make it on-par with the joystick support that i personally can't even test at the moment (my flight stick died in like, june. :X )

So Stay tuned.
=)

It's Alive! It's Aliveeeeee!

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OWING's premature death has been narrowly averted. Interest was regained both on my part, as well as due to various fans who've contacted me, and development...

Owing News Update

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Work on Alpha 0.7 has been progressing nicely. Please view the main owing site for the current version information; it's in the news Here ALSO, to go...

New Renders / News

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I've posted two renders on the gallery page of the main site of two new missile models silencer is working on. Work is progressing on yet another alpha...

Omega Wing Alpha 0.6 Released

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Thats right! Alpha 0.6 is now available for download. Check the VERSION INFO link on the main site for the most current information about this alpha...

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Omega Wing is a Space Sim/Deathmatch Multiplayer mod for Half-Life heavily based on descent. Featuring full 360 degree movement and an assortment of weapons...

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Tei
Tei

I have test the mod. Work. The space map can go better. I am not a Descent fan. Good work.

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omegamaelstrom Creator
omegamaelstrom

im getting really frustrated.
i hate waiting for stuff.
models, p4, whatever. i hate waiting :X
i wanted to release 2 months ago *GRR*

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omegamaelstrom Creator
omegamaelstrom

Well, since my P3 died i've barely worked on the mod. I've done a few things, but nothing spectacular. I'm still waiting on some models to be complete, and then i'll release 0.7

Sorry about the delay for you people that care.
All i need to put my new system (P4) together is a new motherboard/RAM, then i'll be kickin out the updates a lot quicker (way way way less time to compile, etc, and i'll be more motivated)

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omegamaelstrom Creator
omegamaelstrom

I already mentioned some of em, but heres the current list of new items for 0.7 i'll add more comments every time i add a new one.

Smart Missiles
Vulcan Cannon
Vulcan Cannon Ammo
Afterburner Regulator
Flares

Rest of the Total List:
Lasers
Plasma
Concussion Missiles
Homing Missiles
Quadlaser Upgrade
Super Lasers upgrade

The total list is growing =)

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GuiltyWound
GuiltyWound

hey i have played descent and i tried to say descent instead of forsaken but i was to lazy to fix my mistake :)

just clearing things up!

Visit my mod im helping to make

see what you might think about it

the mod "operation: carpe Diem" for "HL2"

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omegamaelstrom Creator
omegamaelstrom

Just from reading what you said, i started thinkin about it..
yeah, you could easily do that now, one example would be like

w +forward
s +back
a + slideleft
d +slideright

kp_leftarrow +turnleft
kp_rightarrow +turnright
kp_uparrow +pitchfoirward
kp_downarrow +pitchback
kp_home +bankleft
kp_pgup +bankright

kp_end +slideup
kp_pgdn +slidedown

so many possibilities..

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Radiatoryang
Radiatoryang

Just tried the 0.6 Alpha. Very nice work!

I think you might need to rethink movement though. A lot of people who play HL are used to the WASD type controls, so I encourage you to possibly adapt the control scheme around that. I had lots of trouble simply moving around for a while, and I'm not too sure if people will play a modification if the controls/perspective have too much of a learning curve.

Good luck in the future. Hope to see some big things with this mod. :)

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omegamaelstrom Creator
omegamaelstrom

I find it odd that the only people to compare it to something, compare it to forsaken. which i've NEVER played. Haven't any of you ever played descent 1, 2, or 3?

Without ever playing forsaken, i'll say that it's more like descent than forsaken. If anything forsaken copied descent, much like I have so far. teehee.

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GuiltyWound
GuiltyWound

You should make it not like forsakin but more of your own type and with a twist of new school gaming, like anime perhaps, make it more like i dunno ummm robotech or something mixed with a anime blend like my idea you should add a gatling gun for more intresting gameplay and a multi-rocket launcher and maybe some music with aliittle no alot of eye candy and make it more futuristic battle star galactica with a feel of halo the banshee

to not cut you down but let you know from a fan "It gets old Quick" and i mean it with my loving heart for gaming, work hard add the effects you know the world of future gamers will enjoy.

your fan- Guilty Wound

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GuiltyWound
GuiltyWound

hey hi hello, this is my first glance at this mod and the name is what brought me to this holy mod place and i can say that this feeling of excitment for your mod has made me proud that the world of hl does have people who know how to mod

im downloading this mod right now and im gonna check it out

(looks Great by the way)

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