Play as the versatile United Federation of Planets, the enigmatic Romulan Star Empire or as the formidable Klingon Defence Force!

The mod will spread over all four Star Trek eras (ENT, TOS, TMP and TNG) and you will find a diverse and well balanced list of starships and space stations at your disposal
This mod aims to bring together the best parts of such classic games as Star Trek: Armada 2 and
Star Trek: Legacy in the beautiful and malleable Homeworld 2 engine

We aim to boldly go where no Star Trek game has gone before!

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8 comments by Nathanius on Mar 13th, 2015

G'day everyone!

Today I am going to give you a quick run through on how to access the Steam network for multiplayer games as described by one of the Gearbox devs on their forum. This is not working just yet according to this thread, but this is how it will work when it does, and there are workarounds described in the thread. When this is patched I will update this news post to remove the mention of it not working yet

As for how it should work...

Step 1: Pretty obvious, go into the mods section of the launcher

Steps for multiplayer

Step 2: Select HW2 classic mods

Steps for multiplayer

Step 3: Select the mod you want to play multiplayer games with

Steps for multiplayer

Step 4: Add "-mpbeta" to the command line section and launch the game!

Steps for multiplayer

This is the instructions given by Gearbox as the workaround for the launcher bug in the meantime:

Create a shortcut to the executable in the Homeworld2Classic\Bin\Release folder (Homeworld2.exe) and then modify the shortcut to add "-mpbeta" to the end of the target line, followed by "-workshopmod", followed by the path to your mod. This path will be different for different players.

The path will start with the folder inside the Homeworld2Classic\DataWorkshopMods folder (that folder will by your numerical Steam ID) followed by a backslash, followed the folder with your mod's Workshop ID, followed by a backslash, followed by the name of your mod's .big file, like this:

-mpbeta -workshopmod 76557197238954965\403358147\STC_GAMMA.big

You can use that shortcut to explicitly run multiplayer with your mod. Just be aware that each player will need to modify this path to use their specific SteamID as the first part of the folder name.

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This is a Windows XP compatibility fix for the mod launcher of Star Trek - Continuum (Release GAMMA). Note: Windows XP support has ended. It is highly...

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This is a full standalone installer version with a launcher and the option to scale back to default shaders and fonts if your system has trouble with...

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Randy0570
Randy0570 Mar 10 2015, 5:08pm says:

No Borg faction?
Or is that for a future release?

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QuoNiam
QuoNiam Mar 13 2015, 12:11pm replied:

For now, as we know, the Devs might be thinking of putting the Borg as a playable faction in the future Remastered release, but it is not in the current one. As I said for the Dominion, you can fight against the Borg in Invasion...

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Reacon11
Reacon11 Mar 8 2015, 10:16pm says:

Guys! it's on the workshop! Its out!!!

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serious_son
serious_son Mar 4 2015, 6:36am says:

I know this comment makes no sense... but PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE release the Version for the HW2Classic of the HWR version.... i need it so badly... i just cant tell!!!!!

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Reacon11
Reacon11 Mar 4 2015, 7:10pm replied:

Thats what they are working on, Apprently it will be out "Shortly", I suppose they have to fix some bugs.
(I want it just as badly)

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Guest
Guest Mar 1 2015, 7:00am says:

Anyway to get this version working with the HW2 copy that comes with the remastered edition on steam now

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Nathanius Creator
Nathanius Mar 2 2015, 9:49pm replied:

We will be putting it up shortly, just fixing the things which have been commented upon since the Release Gamma was put out :)

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jwagne51
jwagne51 Mar 3 2015, 4:56am replied:

Does "shortly" mean after we get the mod tools? Not trying to pick a fight, just asking for clarification.

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Nathanius Creator
Nathanius Mar 3 2015, 4:22pm replied:

Shortly means when I've finished adding in the fixes for things people have noticed since release, also possibly one other thing which I didn't have time for. I am not waiting for the Gearbox Tools though, don't need them to release on HW2C

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jwagne51
jwagne51 Mar 3 2015, 6:22pm replied:

Thanks for the response: the reason I'm being impatient is because this mod was one of the major reasons I got HWR.

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Nathanius Creator
Nathanius Mar 3 2015, 9:16pm replied:

Rest assured I'm not being idle, soon is not soon (tm) ;)

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Reacon11
Reacon11 Mar 2 2015, 3:14am replied:

How?
Did you figure it out or are you asking how?

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wheelmandan
wheelmandan Mar 2 2015, 1:27am replied:

how and where do i install this i did not see a mod folder do i have to make it my own? or what im lost. i could really use some help.

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Fantastic mod, really does an excellent job of bringing Star Trek to Homeworld 2. Ships and weapon effects all look great and there’s a lot of little details that really make it come alive. Revamped hyperspace is a great addition as it makes combat and resource gathering much more painless. Only downside is that most maps don’t have a colored skybox, making ships sometimes difficult to see against a mostly black background. Shipyard research also seems a little long, slowing down your midgame. Research…

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