I always wanted to have such thing. This is the place where all of the updates regarding our upcoming projects set withing SR setting will be congregated. Usually with some [I hope so] pretty pictures or walls of text? Well, we will see.
The first post of this development blog is also available on the Official Series Resurrecta Profile on ModDB
I'm Nyx, right? My job is to keep things shiny :]. So I have several shiny things for you!
I'm happy to announce, that development of third campaign set within the setting of Series Resurrecta is being launched. Although we still work on improvements on Gehenna's Gate and The Spirit of Ptah, we also have modpack required for the third installment mostly assembled. Mobius begun freding of M01, and in the meantime I assemble some cosmetic things which are not critical but certainly nice to have :].
The title of the next campaign is classified, but so far I will refer to this project as: Srdp
I can officially reveal, that the next campaign will feature several, original factions. Some of them are canon, others are not. Some of them are terran, others are not. The first two I can reveal are: Adhara Coalition
- one of major, terran blocks formed after the collapse of GTA. Player character is a pilot in service of Adharan Navy, onboard ACD Uhuru. The second faction is Regulus Syndicate
. As a small reminder, both are canon to Freespace universe just like Luyten New Alliance and Antares Federation.
One of the staples of Series Resurrecta is large and fancy modpack, featuring several, new, carefully picked classes of starships. Srdp is no different in this regard, and as your local provider of polygons covered in shiny bitmaps, I feel obliged to not disappoint you :].
So let's start with Adhara Coalition assets:
As the Srdp is set during Reconstruction, we deliberately want to keep things consistent with FS1. Although various interstellar powers introduced some new ship classes, they are usually very few and restricted to easy to produce classes. Both AC and RS rely mostly on GW-era craft possibly with some retrofits. Adharan fleet is based mostly on Fenris, Orion and Leviathan, but they introduced their unique corvette - the ACCv Midgard. The Midgard was developed by Mirfak Fleet Yards as terran counterpart of Sobek project commenced by reformed Vasudan Empire. The GTA commissioned couple prototypes of this revolutionary vessel, right before it's eventual downfall and dissolution. Those vessels significantly contributed to the power of Adharan Coalition, providing exceptional subspace agility and due to shortage of capitalships, they also provide so direly needed housing for fighters to secure unstable borders of Coalition space. Including the Sigrun, the elite Adharan interceptor based on Valkyrie. The Sigrun was designed to hunt pirates, outlaws and HoL threatening the citizens and trade lines of the Coalition. The Sigrun overwhelm her enemies using exceptional primary firepower and power output of her next-generation engines.
But while the AC inherited large resources, industry and science facilities, they are dwarfed by their neighbour in fleet tonnage. Featuring immense fleet of 5 Orion-class destroyers and countless cruisers, the Regulus Syndicate is one of the major terran powers in the former GTA space. The Syndicate was mostly formed from former officers, crewmembers and soldiers of several GTA fleets, contributing lots of loyal hands to their cause and establishing their position as military power. The RS inherited 3 star systems desolated by Shivans during the Great War. Their economy is insufficient to support expansion or even provide enough resources to keep their large fleet in working condition. Additionally, they border even powerful Vasudan Empire. The life in RS-controlled space is hard, but Syndicate is proud nation with great dreams and ambitions. They introduced very few new technologies. One of them is their unique Proteus-class heavy fighter. Instead, they used to rely on loyal and well trained crew with years of experience. They use mostly the Great War-era craft with dedication, believing that simple, reliable and trusted weapons are all they require to ensure their superiority.
I hope you enjoy this little preview of what's coming :]. Let us know what you think!