Orion is a total conversion utilizing Valve Software’s Orange Box engine. Orion immerses the player in an intense online experience with dynamic combat and a vast array of new features.. Featuring fast-paced tactical gameplay on futuristic battlefields, Orion brings the fun into gameplay. 

OPEN THANK YOU LETTER

JULY 1ST, 2010

We thank everyone for there support for the 'ORION: Source Multiplayer Beta' product. We had an absolute pleasure playing the game with you guys.


We are proud to have been able to develop and release this for free.  We have learned a lot and we are dubbing this the 'Social Experiment'.  We have obtained a wealth of community feedback regarding the Source Beta and have applied it to our new endeavor, 'ORION: Prelude' - our companies first endeavor.

The Source Multiplayer Beta was shut down on July 1st, 2010.  We are currently focused on the brand new independent title.


A NEW DEVELOPER & GAME SERIES EMERGE

Spiral Game Studios, Inc is a brand new independet games developer that has spent the last ten years refining and perfecting multiple game series and game designs.  Our flagship game series, 'ORION' is at the helm of all of this.

To find out more about Spiral Game Studios, please visit here:
HTTP://WWW.SPIRALGAMESTUDIOS.COM

To find out more about ORION: Prelude, please visit here:
HTTP://WWW.INDIEDB.COM/GAMES/ORION-PRELUDE

 
 

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18 comments by Praz on Apr 12th, 2011

ORION SPREADS HER LEGS

And opens up! We are pleased to announce that ORION: Source Beta is officially Open-Source! We have been talking about this behind doors for a little bit now and it is finally time. We are extremely humbled to how far we have come and without Valve, Source, the Source SDK and the release of the ORION: Source Multiplayer Beta - it wouldn't have been possible.


We would like to give back to the Source Modding Community. You may have noticed our Firearm's acquisition April Fools joke where they featured some of our old dinosaur content in the media - well now you can do the same.

WHAT IS INCLUDED?

Game Models
Game Materials
Source Code (05/2009)

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ASSETS?

Take a look below:


ORION: SOURCE MULTIPLAYER BETA TRAILER


DOWNLOAD NOW (1.4GB)

ModDB:
Parker's Global Downloads:
(Global, 1,000mbit, automatically uses closet server)
Parkersamp.com

ABOUT THE SOURCE CODE:

Sadly, we need to make a few disclaimers. First and most importantly - the Source Code. I unfortunately had a hard drive crap out in late 2009. This means that the Source Code included is the source code from roughly 5-6 months before the first public release. So much of it is dated and will probably appear broken, however, after much discussion we figured that someone out there may find some use from it - so we included it anyways.

GENERAL DISCLAIMER:
There is of course bound to be a few glitches here and there. There also may be some missing content. If we stumble upon any additional assets or materials or source code elements, we will make an update and release it. Let us know any problems you may encounter.

This is a (for the most part) un-organized collection of the files. You talented folk will be responsible for decompiling and reconstruction of the files. This is simply our permission to use it in your mods and products - those of which have no financial gain.

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If you have any questions or need help with any of the content, we ask that you refer all questions to:

USE RIGHTS:
This content is made available for free to all fellow Modders. We hope you enjoy!

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ORION: Open Source

ORION: Open Source

Apr 12, 2011 Full Version 8 comments

We are pleased to announce that ORION: Source Beta is officially Open-Source! We have been talking about this behind doors for a little bit now and it...

Orion Beta 1.2a [PATCH]

Orion Beta 1.2a [PATCH]

Jul 8, 2010 Patch 12 comments

ORION: Source Multiplayer Beta 1.2a has been released. It is a very large weapons update. All weapons have been modified and adjusted and there are over...

ORION Beta 1.2 [FULL]

ORION Beta 1.2 [FULL]

Jun 14, 2010 Full Version 25 comments

Experience the new and updated world of the Orion Source Multiplayer Beta. Featuring over 100 game fixes, 5 brand new maps, optimized gameplay and performance...

ORION Beta 1.2 [UPGRADE - 1.0/1.1 - 1.2]

ORION Beta 1.2 [UPGRADE - 1.0/1.1 - 1.2]

Jun 14, 2010 Patch 0 comments

Experience the new and updated world of the Orion Source Multiplayer Beta. Featuring over 100 game fixes, 5 brand new maps, optimized gameplay and performance...

Orion Beta 1.0 - Full Install

Orion Beta 1.0 - Full Install

Dec 13, 2009 Full Version 66 comments

Download Orion Beta 1.0 - FULL INSTALL! Enjoy 3 new maps, over 50 changes since the FilePlanet Closed Beta

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dsuave16
dsuave16 Jan 25 2013, 11:42pm says:

anyone still wants to play? hit me up

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XenonFORT
XenonFORT Jan 19 2013, 8:28pm says:

Not have much time for these things right now, but as the mod is open sourced, maybe someone on bots united want to add his own bots for this great mod, making it playable even when nobody is there to fight you, which could make the mod a bit more famous, or at least make it never dies completly.

Good luck, and have fun ^^.

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MoopTheLoop
MoopTheLoop Jan 6 2013, 11:10pm says:

The problem with making multiplayer mods is if the mod doesn't have a strong or big enough community, then the mod will probably fail since there are no servers and/or no one is playing it. Try and get your mods name out there and I'm sure lot's of people will play your mod. Good Luck in the future.

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Shriden
Shriden Sep 7 2012, 7:04pm says:

Anyone still Playing this?

+1 vote     reply to comment
dsuave16
dsuave16 Jan 26 2013, 1:49pm replied:

ill play, such a great mod

+1 vote     reply to comment
thedevon
thedevon Apr 30 2012, 6:24pm says:

someone make a server

+3 votes     reply to comment
KuriJaVaba
KuriJaVaba May 3 2012, 10:14pm replied:

No one is ever online...

+2 votes     reply to comment
iZACK672
iZACK672 Apr 5 2012, 10:19pm says:

i love playing this mod... the only problem is no one has a server up (or the only servers are LAN) and there are no bots

+2 votes     reply to comment
Matt92
Matt92 Jan 29 2012, 8:21am says:

This looks really great. Can you make realistic collimator- and holographic sights, or Source couldn't handle that? Also, you should drop that useless PSO-1 reticle.

+3 votes     reply to comment
Heinrich82
Heinrich82 Jan 26 2012, 6:11pm says:

alive or dead?

+1 vote     reply to comment
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Spoiler! Tron's dad dies in the end!

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One of the most horrible and painful experiences of my life, a reskin that plays WORSE than the game its reskinning. Orion had potential during its stages as Incoming and Incoming: Source, but Praz decided to scrap all the good and potential progress in exchange for a crappy reskin. This mod died within its first day, and im not talking about its initial unplayable release, this mod well and truly sucks... And dont get me started on the stuck up deluded cunt who owns the company behind this piece…

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