The Freespace 2 Mod Project aims to bring the Freespace universe to the Sins engine.

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It's been a while since we had anything happen with this mod that we could really share and it is taking me a lot longer to get things worked out than with the first mod, BUT i think i can say some good progress has been made and i finally feel that im getting a freespace feel in the gameplay.

That, of course, is my lone opinion. So i am going to release a raw demo of the mod with only the GTA + (sins races) to get some feedback and give me time to get the other races up to speed. The release will be limited in terms of abilities and tech to research and still needs lots of finishing work on UI textures, balancing, voices, etc, but will give players a feel for where this is going and hopefully help to make it a better experience.

here is one download link and it should be up on moddb soon.

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Freespace 2 Mod Demo v2

Freespace 2 Mod Demo v2

Demo 5 comments

This is the latest version of the mod which includes another new race, the Vasudan Imperium. This update includes many fixes and adjustments to stats...

Freespace 2 Sins Mod Demo

Freespace 2 Sins Mod Demo

Demo 12 comments

This is a demo of the mod we are working on for Sins of a Solar Empire - Entrenchment. The demo has one new race, the Galactic Terran Alliance. The demo...

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atlas117
atlas117

i never played the 2nd free space, but i still have the 1st one. it doesnt play because its scratched to hold hell. but the game was awsome!

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The_Federation
The_Federation

if you want to get you hands on FS 1/2 go to www.GOG.com (Good Old Games) and you can purchas the game for $5.99 each...

this is a legit site. :)

Live long, Modd hard, Die happy!

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fleetcommander1990
fleetcommander1990

do you think you can make the ships move a bit faster? i do like the in system jump but i think that should only be meant for your command and not an automatic thing. cause it takes for FREAKING EVER for ships to go through one system to another. and it would be cool for the ships to actually have some time between jumps instead of the INSTANT jump.

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midnightjoker Creator
midnightjoker

If you right click the ability you can turn it off. I recommend this when defending a grav well to prevent your ships from auto attacking and getting wiped out by an enemy fleet.

If the abilites aren't on auto the ai doesn't use them very well or at all. sins ai sucks, and maybe my ability making also sucks.

You can adjust ships speeds when you start a game. big ships in freespace didnt move very fast(unless jumping). Compared to fighters they were almost stationary. Try out the higher speed setting and let me know if thats too fast/slow for you. maybe i should move the current normal speed to be the slow one, will have a look but not for the next release, which should be up shortly.

if you want to change it just go to the Gameplay.constants file and change the physics speed there. takes 2 minutes.

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Generaljj
Generaljj

If you want it realy bad, like i did
go in the gameinfo folders, spend an hour, and do it yourself

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midnightjoker Creator
midnightjoker

ok update time. sorry but the last 3 weeks have been insanely frustrating. I had the vasudans about 60% done but introduced a late game mini-dumping bug that i could not for the life of me find until this evening. of course its obvious and silly and simple. oh well.

so as of now i have to finish filling out the tech tree and add the voice files to the ships. and of course a whack load of texture mismatches to fix, good times.

i figure 2 to 3 weeks and i should be able to get a new version of the mod out with 2 races, decent tech trees and fixed starbases. yay!

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Generaljj
Generaljj

so you fixed the starbases... how? im just a little curious
did you need to add starbase upgrades, or what...
so excited, cant wait for next realease, and then final release

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kaloonzu
kaloonzu

Can we get an update on this? Slaughtering Sins vanilla civilizations and mirror matches are getting weary.

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Holybeast
Holybeast

Gatta say love your mod alot only 1 request if you can shorten the Map alot like to the basic Map size cus the gameplay seems forever to play so please shorten the map :3

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Generaljj
Generaljj

you can acctualy go into the mods gameinfo folder, and mss with the mod quite a bit. I made ships faster, less colldown, smaller maps, and it plays alot faster. Still cant fix the Arcadia having 0/0 helth though

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hayes150
hayes150

hey mid you shold contact this dude he is making ah mode for nexus maby you 2 can share ideas and bounce em back and fort Moddb.com

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