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A new update for Freelancer: HD Edition 0.5 where we've made some enhancements & added a bunch of new options so you can further tailor your Freelancer experience.

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Last time we came to you we released our installer for Freelancer: HD Edition which gave our players a bunch of options when installing the mod. We've made some enhancements & added a bunch of new options so you can further tailor your Freelancer experience.

What are you waiting for? Download the latest version of Freelancer: HD Edition today!

Freelancer: HD Edition v0.6




The update includes:

  • HD Nomad Lair and Dyson Sphere Textures
  • Updated HD character models (massively improved)
  • Improved Nebulae and Fog effects Enhanced weapon and effect textures
  • Multiple options for graphics API (including a spicy Anti Aliasing, Anisotropic Filtering & ReShade preset)
  • HD icons and cursors
  • HD base interiors (check out Manhattan, Pittsburgh & Liberty Dreadnoughts)
  • Tons of bug fixes
  • And much more!
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sabbitis
sabbitis - - 2 comments

great

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Brojan
Brojan - - 27 comments

Hello thanks for this great mod! Something I came across: when installing the mod for the german version of the game, some dialog are replaced by the english versions, even though I unchecked everything english in the installer.

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BC46 Author
BC46 - - 122 comments

Right, it seems this is something we've overlooked. Looks like the replaced English audio files only consist of some NPC chatter and neural net dialogues, so hopefully it's not a huge deal.

We'll come up with a proper solution in the next release. In the meantime though, I've made a zip that contains the German version of the replaced audio files which you can extract to your HD Edition installation folder: Drive.google.com. Hope this helps.

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Brojan
Brojan - - 27 comments

Wow, that was fast, thanks! Maybe add that to the mod page of v0.5 :)

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Brojan
Brojan - - 27 comments

and I also noticed some texts are english aswell. e.g. when entering/leaving an asteroid field.

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BC46 Author
BC46 - - 122 comments

Those messages you see when entering/leaving zones are added by a custom plugin named Zone, made by Jason Hood. Currently the plugin always uses the words "Entered" or "Leaving". It might be possible to dynamically change that based on the language you're playing Freelancer in, though actually implementing that will probably get a bit technical.

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Brojan
Brojan - - 27 comments

Ah thanks for clearing that up. I love the mod, thank you again.

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fringe1645499471
fringe1645499471 - - 2 comments

I have a quick bug related question. Do the nomads drop weapons anymore? I must have killed 100 of them by now and not a single blaster or cannon to be found. I'm going into both unknown systems and hanging around outside their jumpholes. Just making sure this isn't just me experiencing this.

Thanks

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BC46 Author
BC46 - - 122 comments

Drop rates haven't been changed in this mod. I just gave it a quick test and can confirm that Nomad weapon drops definitely still happen. Also, if I remember correctly, you need to be at least level 34 in order to receive weapon drops from Nomad ships.

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fringe1645499471
fringe1645499471 - - 2 comments

Ahh, that thing about level 34 I never knew. Thank you for clearing that up, I was level 31 trying for 2+ hours to search for those damn things. *Facepalm*

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Wrynn.CZ
Wrynn.CZ - - 7 comments

I love this mod, thanks!

Is it posible to change from Story mode to Open Play other way than reinstall, please?

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BC46 Author
BC46 - - 122 comments

Yes, that's possible. However, since HDE doesn't yet come with a launcher that allows you to configure the mod options, you'd have to perform a few manual steps:

1. Open "Freelancer HD Edition/EXE/newplayer.fl". Find the line that says "Mission = Mission_01a" and change it to "Mission = Mission_13".
2. Go to "Freelancer HD Edition/DATA/MISSIONS/M13" and rename the file "m13.ini" to "m13_vanilla.ini".
3. In the same folder, rename the file "m13_opensp_normal.ini" to "m13.ini".
4. Go to "Documents/My Games/Freelancer/Accts/SinglePlayer" and delete "Restart.fl".

Hope this helps!

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