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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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...

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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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ZombieDawgs
ZombieDawgs Mar 14 2011, 6:05pm says:

I hope you die in a fire you piece of ****, stealing somebody's work like that - You're nothing and you're scum, absolute scum - You're not talented. You're not artistic - All you are is an ideas guy with the biggest ******* ego on the planet, what makes it worse? You took 20k of donations, fired all your team and sacrificed 6+ years of work, good ******* job *******.

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BillClinton
BillClinton Aug 13 2011, 1:03am replied:

what is going on? can you fill me in?

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BillClinton
BillClinton Aug 13 2011, 1:03am replied:

what is going on? can you fill me in?

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Firespike
Firespike Apr 7 2011, 8:05pm replied:

Errrr...what are you talking about and what happened?

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LordXamot(Cavou)
LordXamot(Cavou) Mar 16 2011, 10:29am replied:

I heard what happened and it's absolutely disgusting.

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FlySpyGuy
FlySpyGuy Mar 16 2011, 12:28pm replied:

There was a discussion on Moddb about what you are saying, Praz was there, but then today, the entire game has been deleted off of Moddb...Doesn't make much sense to me...

Edit: It was there yesterday, and gone today...after a big news announcement saying he didn't do what is being said about him. I am trying to give him the benefit of the doubt until I see actual evidence saying otherwise, but that was a pretty suspicious move...

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yarow12
yarow12 Mar 7 2011, 3:02pm says:

If anyone wants to play Orion or any other mods on Steam, add me. My username is "yarow12".

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DeadPhil
DeadPhil Mar 1 2011, 6:20pm says:

This is a nice game, but try setting up tournaments so that people will play, this mod is great, it is like counter strike was before it became an official valve game, this should be an official valve game too

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Firespike
Firespike Feb 16 2011, 4:56pm says:

Hi. I'm new to Desura and I have a Steam account. When I first saw this mod, I was like "WHOA, AWESOME!!!" When I downloaded it, I saw that there was nothing showing on the server list at all. Disappointed, I played by myself a little on some maps, then exited. Today, I see that you have to check off the Show Map icons or whatever it was, and I saw three servers! But they were all empty...I'm hearing about this Orion: Prelude thing. And vehicles and dinosoars. Are you planning to add those in this Prelude? I'm new to Orion and Desura, and I'm a little late to the party. :P Thanks!

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Praz Creator
Praz Feb 16 2011, 7:19pm replied:

Hey FireSpike - thanks for taking the time to comment.

Yes, ORION: Prelude will in fact include dinosaurs and vehicles. Go check it all out at:
Indiedb.com

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Firespike
Firespike Feb 17 2011, 1:26pm replied:

WOW!! It looks awesome! I hope it's optimized, though, because my computer is not that good. :P And I hope it's also free, because my parents don't encourage spending money on games.

EDIT: Does it still use Source?

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Praz Creator
Praz Feb 18 2011, 2:00am replied:

You can learn more about it in this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QksnxjPSUkc

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Praz Creator
Praz Feb 18 2011, 1:59am replied:

It's very optimized, even in it's early stage.

It is scheduled to release on XBLA, PSN and STEAM for $14.99.

FREE DLC has been announced for all platforms

It runs on Unreal Engine 3.

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Firespike
Firespike Feb 18 2011, 9:17am replied:

Aw man! Well, I'll see if I can get it for my birthday. I'm sure it'll be a big hit. :D

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Firespike
Firespike Feb 18 2011, 10:37am replied:

Oh, and also, will I need Unreal Tournament to run Orion: Prelude?

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Praz Creator
Praz Feb 19 2011, 11:39am replied:

No sir - ORION: Prelude is an independent / standalone game - all you will need is ORION: Prelude ;)

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Firespike
Firespike Feb 19 2011, 11:44am replied:

Awesome! This game is definitely on my birthday list!

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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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