Unleash Your Inner Starfighter Pilot

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Put your skills to the test!

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New Hosted Project: Exile

HLP welcomes a new project from Betrayal!

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Overload Kickstarter

A spiritual successor to Descent is looking for funding!

Check it out!

SC Raguel Re-Released

A gorgeously redone SC Raguel from Betrayal and Bryan See!

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New Shivan SuperDestroyer

The SD Bhaal from Earth Defense has been released!

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Unleash Your Inner Starfighter Pilot
Unleash Your Inner Starfighter Pilot
New Hosted Project: Exile
New Hosted Project: Exile
Overload Kickstarter
Overload Kickstarter
SC Raguel Re-Released
SC Raguel Re-Released
New Shivan SuperDestroyer
New Shivan SuperDestroyer

What is all this?

Some think the space combat genre died at the end of the 20th century, after the commercial “failure” of a game called FreeSpace 2.

The thing is, FreeSpace 2 never died.

Not even close.

Step 1

Get FreeSpace 2

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Step 2

Enhance it with FreeSpace Open

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Standalone Games

Try something entirely different—and entirely free! Standalone games are made by combining the open-sourced FreeSpace 2 engine with entirely new assets made by our community!
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HLP by the Numbers

  • 7

    standalone games available for free

  • 16

    years modding, expanding, and improving the base game

  • 16,000+

    community members waiting to help you