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Homeworld 2 meets Star Trek: Armada 2. Set in over all four Star Trek eras you will find three superbly balanced factions to face off against one another, the Alpha Quadrant superpowers! The versatile United Federation of Planets, the formidable Klingon Defence Force and the enigmatic Romulan Star Empire.

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Now that we have over 2000 people with the mod on Steam you should know how to get into multiplayer games!

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G'day everyone!

Today I am going to give you a quick run through on how to access the Steam network for multiplayer games!

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

We will no longer be making any released for Homeworld 2, or Homeworld 2 Classic (well, maybe some bug fixes on HW2C if the need arises), so expect further updates to start appearing at the new mod page. Click on the picture below and follow!

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Guest
Guest

Still no joy. Any solutions for the glitch where the game goes to a black screen and then returns to desktop? No matter what I try this happens. I cant enjoy any of the mods. I love this mod and cant play it anymore. Im running windows 8.1 and have the Steam Remastered edition.

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Roboute-Guilliman
Roboute-Guilliman

it could be windows 8

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Nathanius Author
Nathanius

There's nothing wrong with Windows 8.1, it's likely a video card issue. You can find some helpful tips here:

Steamcommunity.com

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Roboute-Guilliman
Roboute-Guilliman

Quick question is this "Fix" suppose to work for everyone, or do you still need to port forward. Due to my friend and I still can't connect.

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Nathanius Author
Nathanius

I think the driver fix is for ATI cards, I am not aware of any Nvidia cards affected

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Roboute-Guilliman
Roboute-Guilliman

Oh lol im talking about the multiplayer command. I cant find the forum they posted it on. So i was wondering how you got yours to connect to other people seems how i just have one friend currently with the game

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Nathanius Author
Nathanius

I got it from this comment:

Forums.gearboxsoftware.com

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lordlandraid
lordlandraid

It's not working. Specifically the work around is not working.

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Nathanius Author
Nathanius

The launcher has been updated, it should work now?

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Hallbog
Hallbog

Unfortunately, I've not been able to get this to work either. Does playing on a Mac change how this should be done? I've tried this command and I get the same results. I can launch the game fine, but when I get into the multiplayer part, I can see other games but when I go to join one or host one it says "network unavailable". any ideas?

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