Tactical Fleet Simulator (TFS) is a total overhaul with the aim of transforming Homeworld2 into a tactics-oriented strategy game. Initial versions aimed for a more immersive tactical "simulator" orientation, the current version provides a more refined and consistent RTS experience.

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Just amazing work

The best of the best!

What makes a GRAND mod?

In my opinion, it's not just the sheer adding of features, it's the overall balancing, with focusing on the details and not getting lost while trying to add just as much stuff as possible. *cough*

I've played an early version of this mod, back in around 2005 and was just very disapointed (though it was allready a great mod back then)that my system couldn't handle all the rockets, bullets and beams. It was a slideshow.

Now, almost 7 years later, it's just up to it's time, due to the avaibility of modern gaming systems.

And isn't it just incredible? A 9 year old game/engine feels like it's cutting edge today, with no restrictions!

TFS is just a brilliant example -how much- HW2 was ahead of it's time. It enriches the game with so much more depth and tactical options.
It perfectly simulates naval warfare in space, it runs great, even with dozens of units and even at the end of a MP match it remains playable.

Something that got me really upset while playing Complex or Simple Complex, you've invested quite some time in building up your fleet and when the match is coming to it's peak, it get's unplayable laggy.

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After all, I give this one a 10 out of 10, due to the mindblowing overall experience TFS delivers, there are basically no design flaws present, great performance, great balancing, with other words: It's just freakin' awesome!

Btw.: You can't have everything (as always^^), but I cannot really understand why the single player campaign wasn't rebalanced properly.
There would be just some slight changes necessary, to make it a dealabe experience and in that case you wouldn't only get a perfect MP mod, but also one of the most epic single player campaigns of all time. =)

TOO AWESOME FOR A PROPER REVIEW

9

For when I can't be bothered playing a complex game, TFS delivers great gameplay with many new ship designs but still retaining the original HW2 aesthetic (just with many many more guns!)

Fun mod. Worth its replay value and size






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I just downloaded and played the latest 2.9 version of the game. It's the best version yet. Several new ships and research options in addition to the dozens there were already there.

For those who haven't played, Tactical Fleet Simulator is (in this reviewer's opinion) by far the best battle sim out there. The games are intense, lightning fast, and incredibly balanced. The amount of strategic options are insane. It's much deeper and more rewarding than the original game.

I've played most of the other mods, but I honestly don't see the appeal to some of the bigger ones like PDS or Complex. They're very slow and the performance suffers once you inevitably hit the big engagements. TFS never slows down, even with large armadas clashing. Another advantage is that even with all the new ships, every ship has a role, and there aren't pointless overlapping ship designs that are just there to be there.

Honestly, if you're HW2 fan, you have to try this mod. 2.9 is a great place to start.

10

What homeworld 2 should have been. Enough said. Balance is superb, AI is unforgiving and just the way i like it. this mod is constantly being updated so it gets 10 battlecruisers out of 10

10

reeboker says

10

LoooloooL says

10

Prince_Dragoon says

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