Slipstream: The Price of Freedom was to be a Scenario-driven, Multiplayer experience taking the Homeworld 2 engine and technology into a whole new three-part story-driven universe.

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Hello ModDB! Today, we present to you version 2.5 of Slipstream: The Price of Freedom for Homeworld 2. This versions' development cycle was a lot longer than what was previously intended, but it paid off greatly in the end.

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Hello ModDB! Today, we present to you version 2.5 of Slipstream: The Price of Freedom for Homeworld 2. This versions' development cycle was a lot longer than what was previously intended, but it paid off greatly in the end. Most of the things that have been troubling players for a while have been fixed, including the nasty bug where subsystems would be destroyed too quickly in a battle. The unified UI system that has been in talks for a while has finally been implemented, along with its new in-game taskbar. Also new, is the physics model, which was not built on the original physics model. Several components that were on loan from older mods, have been removed, including some effects you saw in 2.4. This version is a major release, but is just a milestone towards finally polishing the mod for the planned campaign, which will begin in the fall. TPoF currently is being projected at being feature complete by version 2.6, which should be released by the end of the Summer 2009. Until then, enjoy this release, and please report any bugs you may find in our bugtracker thread in our forum. Please do not post them on Moddb, as the scattered comments are hard to search through. Have a look at of the things we have been working on in our screenshots and videos below. Enjoy!


Persuit Turret with Team colors.New Ship Taskbar Operation

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Nathanius
Nathanius

I played and enjoyed it immensely, although the music was a little spooky :P

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DJZ4K
DJZ4K

u like the tunes?? THANK U lol i hope u meant good spookey

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TheVidmaster
TheVidmaster

campaign!campaign!campaign!

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

It's coming, Don't worry! We're trying to get TPOF polished enough for a campaign.

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xgxe
xgxe

its not mac compatible anymore :(
at least its not working for me...

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

you have to play around with it. Make sure you are using tpof basic when playing a game.

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xgxe
xgxe

i have been playing around with it, not tried basic yet i think (never thought about that).
EDIT: tried it, still doesn't work, crashes at universe.

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

What version of Mac OS?

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Lei_Hng_Wei
Lei_Hng_Wei

I'm getting the same crashing at Universe problem too. I've got Mac OS 10.5.7

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xgxe
xgxe

I have also Mac OS 10.5.7

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

Ill have to work on it.

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xgxe
xgxe

i think it might have something to do with the new physics changes, the mac HW2 isn't as compatible to modding as the windows version...
If I'm wrong, you are free to call me a noob ;)

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

It might be, I'll run some tests. Im going to try to get a copy of homeworld 2 for Mac.

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

Fixed it! :)

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Lei_Hng_Wei
Lei_Hng_Wei

Woohoo! :)

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

Download isn't working for me. Getting a "410 - Gone" message. :(

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey

Looks like all ModDB downloads are doing that, so hopefully it'll clear up soon.

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

Use the filefront mirror

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demon_of_doom
demon_of_doom

I have enjoyed playing this mod immensely but i can only play on the basic skirmish settings or the game crashes to desktop immediately after loading. This sucks a bit. Is there a fix for it?

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T-Mckenney Author
T-Mckenney

What operating system? Windows or OS X?

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