Originally this concept is part of the Crossfire 1.8 mod.
We decided to take this concept and release a standalone mod for the Freelancer game.

The first version of this mod will be vanilla compatible only which means it can be used on every computer which has no other mods running. In cooperation with other Freelancer modding teams we want to release several new versions of this mod which are compatible with already existing Freelancer mods.After the release of the new Crossfire mod the work on this project will start and we gladly would welcome other modding teams to be part of this and maybe also other future projects.


(18th August 2010)
Due to the lack of support and interest from the Freelancer modding community this project is not going to be published as standalone mod anymore.
We might revoke our decision and release an automatic patcher for client and server version if the situation does change someday.

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Freelancer 2:

The last stand

Crossfire 2.0 - 2016 in review

Hello Freelancers,

for a pretty long time I have not announced any news about Crossfire, but hat does not mean that there have not been updates and important changes in the past year.
I personally focused more on community work at www.swat-portal.com and also on updates for Crossfire and other projects.

Early in 2016 there was a big Crossfire update with lots of bug fixes, new ships and also a new singleplayer story mission. In the months after that multiple small updates were released, mainly updating ships and loadouts.
In summer 2016 another big update was released, which focuses on new animations for the game. This big update was followed by multiple small patches which addressed a few minor gameplay issues.

What to expect in 2017?

Just about a week ago I announced another update that I want to release end of December 2016 or beginning January 2017 (depending on how fast I can finish the development and how much extra content I decide to put in).

This new update will introduce the "Dynamic Universe" feature to Crossfire 2.0.
Some people might remember that we had a similar feature in Crossfire 1.83, long time ago.
Due to the complexity of such a feature and due to other priorities, the "Dynamic Universe" didn't make it into Crossfire 1.9 but it is time to add it to Crossfire 2.0 now.

What is the Dynamic Universe?

Basically we will introduce environmental events to the Crossfire universe which shape the systems in a new way and have influence on how the game can be played.
Events might be space weather (radiation after solar eruptions, increasing amount of comets, ion storms, etc.), temporary Jumpgate malfunctions, unstable jump holes, large scale alien invasions, etc.

These events will be available to the players on our official server in first place.
A version of the Dynamic Universe for the OpenSP (open singleplayer) mode might follow later.
The normal singleplayer with the storyline will be unaffected by these events in order to prevent conflicts with the story missions.
As part of this update I will also introduce an improved daily update mechanism, which will close the gap between market updates and server restarts.
This should resolve a few problems for the people which play around the time of the daily maintenance.

What else can be expected?

End of February or in March 2017 another Crossfire 2.0 update will follow.
That update will focus mostly on roleplay adjustments and better support of online clans.
There will be a community meeting to discuss the details.

Story Development

The last story mission (one of the Bonus missions) has been introduced a good while ago.
It is time for new missions to be released in 2017.
I want you to help me with that.
Share your ideas with us at www.swat-portal.com and be part of the development.
Take your chance to shape the world of Freelancer Crossfire.

Your vote counts

Last but not least a big thank you to all the supporters and voters.
Please vote for Crossfire 2.0 and support our hard work at the annual Mod Awards 2016.
Click on the "vote" button at the top of this page and support us and our future projects this way.

Thank you in advance.

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here is the link to download?

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The mod can't be downloaded.

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with this in CF 1.8, i dont believe that ANYONE will have a single place in the universe to dock on for the entire week . hahaha

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ich habe lange nicht diesen mod oder andere besucht
aber ich finde das CrossFire eines der besten MOD's ueberhaub ist
wenikstens sind dort alle einigermasen ok he he he :P
man kann sehr gut die klans aergern ( wen man aber dan dafon kommen kann LoL )
@SWAT_OP-R8R ist auch ok er hilf sogar selbst wen mann probleme hat
wuensche das SWAT_OP-R8R Team frohe Weinachten und ein gutten rutsch ins neue Jahr.
nadan bis bald im neuen mod

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noo... the CF dock 2 was destroyed.... where will BSes dock now ? --oh, to CF Dock 1 :P

Just make sure not all stations and planets are destructable... cus ther won't be any space or plce to dock if there's a war O-º

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Will the destroyed bases respawn or something? And what happens if you're IN a base when it goes up (multiplayer)?

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where is the download it says its released but not downloadable

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my guess is that the dl is on the website that they made

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