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The long-awaited TPOF v2.4 has finally been released on March 13, 2009. There are many new features, and many bug fixes. This is probably the best TPOF compile I have ever done. Most notably, the user interface has been cleaned-up...[Cont.]

Posted by T-Mckenney on Mar 17th, 2009

The long-awaited TPOF v2.4 has finally been released on March 13, 2009. There are many new features, and many bug fixes. This is probably the best TPOF compile I have ever done. There are many new & Updated features. There is a change list so long I don't think it would fit in this space. This build is both highly Experimental, and very stable. It all depends on the system your running, and whether Homeworld 2 runs correctly, or not. After this release I will be on a two to three week hiatus from TPOF development. I will hopefully be able to produce some actual backstory to Slipstream in that time. Until then, enjoy v2.4! 

    

Screenshots:

    
Balancing, Sucks. Lighting and File size fixed. The Return of an Old Friend


New & Updated Features:

                          
  • The user interface has been cleaned-up to include button borders and transparency.
  • A few new weapons have been added, such as the super-beam used by the UNCG battleship.
  • TPOF Physics v1.4, which allows the ships to move around like they are actual ships in space.
  • The removal of the ability to directly target certain subsystems on ships. In real-space physics, ships would be moving too fast for turrets in TPOF to track and fire in time, but they will take splash damage from a weapon hitting near, or on it.
  • Skybox v2.0 is included, and can be found on "The Badlands" series of maps.

Credits:

 

 For Sub-Real Industries:

  • Myself – Programming, Compiling, Graphics, Writer.
  • NSWMaps – Maping & Mac OS X Testing.
  • HisDivineShadow – Advisor, Tester, Conceptor.
  • DoubleForte – Assistant Photoshop, Testing.
  • Coldstar – Secondary Programmer, DOL Helios, Tester.
  • Navck - Conceptor, Canon Assistant, Testing.
  • Thundax - Modelling, Testing.

Other Contributors:

  • Axel - Ship & Turret Models, Initial Weapon files.
  • Cannonjack - Bishop Carrier mod.
  • Modernization team - Models, Weapons.
  • Eviljedi - Rehash mod.
  • Mikail - Gameplay scripts, UI Scripts.
  • Ent-E - Taiidan Cruisers mod.
  • Nutritious - Ancient Enemies Music.
     

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Nathanius
Nathanius Mar 14 2009, 10:28am says:

Enjoy your "vacation" :P we will enjoy 2.4

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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey Mar 14 2009, 10:29am says:

Ok, that's it! I'm reinstalling HW2 for this. Congrats on the release!

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DJZ4K
DJZ4K Mar 14 2009, 6:20pm says:

installing now!!!!!!

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jaxxa
jaxxa Mar 14 2009, 8:29pm says:

Does this have working AI?

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T-Mckenney
T-Mckenney Mar 14 2009, 8:46pm replied:

The AI has always worked.

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Nathanius
Nathanius Mar 15 2009, 4:48am says:

Just had to leave my impressions after playing.

it's so much better! I love the skybox, I would prefer more seperated sources of income on the badlands though so there's lulls in the battle though.

I love it how the frigates strafe!

You've just done really well with this release ^_^

Just one thing, the loading screen, at the tip right hand corner has a graphical error. Nothing big though :)

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T-Mckenney
T-Mckenney Mar 15 2009, 10:57am replied:

Yeah i know, i saw it right before i uploaded. Ill have it fixed in 2.5

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Hero_Swe
Hero_Swe Mar 19 2009, 4:35am says:

I don't know if it's just me, but on badlands i'm greeted to a huge white map...almost blinding

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T-Mckenney
T-Mckenney Mar 24 2009, 7:36pm replied:

Skybox error.

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