This was created when the source code was released for Freespace 2. In addition, content update packs have been developed which take advantage of the upgraded game engine. These packs include higher-poly models and higher resolution textures. The end result of this project is to create a graphically superior (and far more flexible) game engine, while still retaining all of the gameplay elements that made FreeSpace 2 successful.

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Hi, everyone!

I just wanted to give a very tiny update. I am working on the assets of the UIMS (Unknown Intellectual Mechanized Species), the enemy faction that appeared in Galaxian 3. While I was gone to start something small, I did get some work done on something that’s going to be freely re-used in the future.

What’s new?

Since I got back I have decided to rule out the Teaser Demo, treating as this never happened, but the download is kept for historical purposes. And I’ve started work on re-working on existing UIMS models people on the Hard Light forums saying I converted them to FSO, as well as starting new ones.

The UIMS fleet - First look

The UIMS Fleet is still a work in progress, aside from the Basestar, Raider, Advanced Raider and Heavy Raider, as well as the planned additions including the Acolyte. The November 2018 posts about such is just a rough look on what they look like before being re-worked. I’ve only almost started the final touch-ups on the modelling but should be finishing them up in the coming days. Then it’s on to texturing, debris, turrets and subsystems!

UIMS Defiant Class

You remember that craft from the bonus game created specifically for the Sony PlayStation port of Galaxian 3, The Rising of Gourb, and the 1999 video game, Star Ixiom, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary alongside FreeSpace 2. It’s based on the version of the latter game, but with design cues from the former.

UIMS Danube Class

This craft, the Danube Class, is entirely original, and is a corvette similar to the Shivans’ Moloch, the Vasudans’ Sobek and the Terrans’ Deimos.

I wonder how these two compare with the Basestar.

UIMS fleet April 2019

More will be coming. Stay tuned!

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Episode 2 release!

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loketuff
loketuff

any mods dat allows u to fly captial ships ?

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Novachen
Novachen

Yes, Blue Planet has the "The Blade Itself" campaign where you are flying a capital ship. Dimensional Eclipse has also a capship flying mission. Aswell there is Blue Planet: Battle Captains which is a capship campaign.

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ntblood
ntblood

I can't get this to work. I can load into the game menus but when launching the ship I have tons of errors. I think I installed it incorrectly or something. I have FS Open installed. I really want to get this running.
Any advice please?

Thank you!

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[IBKW]Lucious
[IBKW]Lucious

i have been looking to play freespace 2 open online for some time now, however i have been on the hard light chat several days now asking for mp matches and it seems they have all moved on to call of duty / other games or so i was told, no 1 seems to play the multiplayer these days however if anyone would like to arrange a mp game drop me a pm, my time is GMT since i live in the uk, but am usually available at good PST times as well for those in america :)

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nooobie117
nooobie117

Whats that?

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Piemanlives
Piemanlives

what's what?

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Guest
Guest

...that

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Piemanlives
Piemanlives

i went and bought this off GOG.com AND DAMN IS IT EPIC :) also who here plays multiplayer online

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GuardianOfDeath
GuardianOfDeath

I love this game and I like Freespace SCP. Wish there was a mod where you would be inside one of those big ships but only allowed in the flight hanger. Until the alarm goes off then you will be ordered to your fighter or Bomber. Something that would give you even more of the feel of being a response team pilot.

I don't know just a idea of a new mod.

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azazellonphi
azazellonphi

Thats basically the gist of the Eternal Silence mod for Half Life 2, but the space combat in their's isn't anywhere near as fantastic as in FS2. Still, its an interesting concept to fly into an enemy ships hanger, jump out, have a fire fight with their pilots, run through their ship blowing stuff up, and getting back to your ship before you're killed in the explosion. Worth checking out, its been awhile since I've tried it so it very well may have been improved.

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Mobius89
Mobius89

A la Star Ixiom? I doubt it can be done, but that doesn't mean you can't use cutscenes showing pilots moving to their combat spacecraft.

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