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Title: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hip63 on September 06, 2008, 02:44:34 pm
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Aurora_icon_64.png) The Babylon Project DVD (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Aurora_icon_64.png)

Community Created Freeware Space Combat Simulator

Based on the Babylon 5 Universe created by J. Michael Straczynski using the FreeSpace Open-Source Engine.

Release Date: Sept 6, 2008


(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B5-icon-256.png)

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The Babylon Project DVD is compilation of the The Babylon Project v3.4b FINAL, The Babylon Project User-Made Campaign Pack v2.0 and other Babylon Project related materials and Bonus Items.

The DVD contains the complete game, nothing else is required.

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TBP DVD FEATURES:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) The Babylon Project v3.4b Core (FINAL) - Everything you need to get started playing and building your own missions and campaigns. Includes two campaigns, the Earth-Minbari War Demo and Raider Wars.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) The Babylon Project User-Made Campaign Pack v2.0 - Contains 15 additional excellent User-Made Campaigns and Mission Sets as well as Multiplayer Mission Updates. All are the latest versions at the time of release.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Advanced installer for TBP v3.4b Final and Campaign Pack v2.0. The Advanced Installer features full installation customizing and maintance options and well as theme music and slide show during install.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Highly Customized DVD Menu with full motion Intro Video, interactive ReadMe and Extras Menus with authentic B5 Music, Sounds and TBP Graphics. Also includes links to Babylon 5 and TBP related websites.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Printable Custom TBP DVD Label Art for the Disc and your choice of DVD or Jewel case layouts. Includes Generic JPG Images and Nero Cover Designer Templates.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) TBP Movie Collection - Five TBP Related Videos and Teasers.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) FreeSpace Development Extraction Tools. Useful tools the would-be modders.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) DirectX 9.0c and OpenAL is included.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Additional Microsoft Voices - Mary, Mike and the hard to find Anna (the best one).

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Gaming Hardware profiles for Saitek X52 HOTAS Joystick and Game Commander 2 Voice Command Software.

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) PLUS Bouns Desktop Items to pimp out you PC desktop in true Babylon 5 Style!

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/TBP_Cover_Shot.jpg)

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WATCH THE TRAILERS:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) The Babylon Project Intro:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FiTYFyn7w4

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Earth Minibar War Campaign:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exOIyDx3NfA

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Lots and Lots of Explosions!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJmclKWmp6Q

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VIEW THE SCREENSHOTS:

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) http://babylon.hard-light.net/gallery.php


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(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Thunderbolt-icon_64.png)DOWNLOAD LINKS: (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Thunderbolt-icon_64.png)
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DOWNLOAD LINKS : ---2 Files, approx. 1.8 gigabytes total size---

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) ModDB.com:
Part 1:  http://www.moddb.com/downloads/the-babylon-project-dvd-10-part-1
Part 2:  http://www.moddb.com/downloads/the-babylon-project-dvd-10-part-2

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FULL DVD DOWNLOAD LINK: ---1 File, approx. 1.8 gigabytes total size---

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Mirror 1 Download.com:
http://download.cnet.com/The-Babylon-Project-DVD/3000-7513_4-10882882.html?tag=contentMain;contentBody;3d

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The .rar files can be unpacked with WinRAR (shareware) available at www.rarlabs.com or 7-Zip (freeware) available at www.7-zip.org

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DVD Release Notes:


The Babylon Project DVD is in an ISO format. The ISO Format is a Disc Image containing the data to be written to disc.

Nearly all CD/DVD Burning software support burning the ISO format to disc. It is a common format.

However if you are confused on how to burn an ISO to disc,
I suggest using the "BurnAware Free" (freeware, contains no crap-ware) available at
http://www.burnaware.com/burnaware_free.html

Alternately, you can also mount the ISO in a virtual drive.
You can download a Virtual Drive Program called "Virtual CloneDrive"
(freeware, contains no crap-ware) available at
http://www.slysoft.com/en/virtual-clonedrive.html

Finally, if you would prefer to extract the data from the ISO to a folder your hard drive,
you can use ISOBuster (shareware, unlimited demo) available at
http://www.isobuster.com/

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Minimum System Requirements:

Pentium 3 600 MHz or AMD equivalent
256 MB RAM
Microsoft Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/Vista (compatible with 64-bit)
DirectX compatible 3D hardware accelerator card with HT&L Support
DirectX compatible 16-bit or higher sound card
2 gigbytes hard drive space (2.9 gigbytes with Campaign Pack installed)
Joystick or GamePad Recommended
DirectX 8.1 or higher
OpenAL 1.1 or higher

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(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) For Multiplayer Support, go here:
http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,52243.0.html

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) For Multiplayer Times, go here:
http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,52290.0.html

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) For Linux and Mac Support, go here:
http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,40036.0.html

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The Babylon Project Campaign Pack v2.0 Information:

TBP Campaign Pack v2.0 superceeds and includes everything from Campaign Pack v1.0

The Babylon Project Campaign Pack has 15 included Campaigns and Mission Sets:

Achen Flight School................................by Vidmaster
Dark Children.........................................by Vidmaster
Earth Alliance Training............................by madaboutgames
Earth Brakiri War....................................by madaboutgames
Fortune Hunters - 2259..........................by Vidmaster
Fortune Hunters - 2260..........................by Vidmaster
Infestation..............................................by madaboutgames
Operations.............................................by Vidmaster
Survivor..................................................by madaboutgames
Drums of War: Part 1.............................by 0rph3u5
Drums of War: Part 2.............................by 0rph3u5
The Black Hand: Episode 1.....................by 0rph3u5
Awakening the Beast Demo...................by 0rph3u5
Star Fury Pilot Single Missions................by madaboutgames
Misc Single Missions................................by Various Authors

PLUS:
Multiplayer Missions Updates

PLEASE NOTE: The Babylon Project User-Made Campaign Pack is unsupported by TBP Dev Team.

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Special thanks to everyone involved in making The Babylon Project and the DVD a reality!

Enjoy!

hip63 :p
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hip63 on September 06, 2008, 03:07:12 pm
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Battlecrab-icon_red_256.png)

For Questions and/or Comments regarding The Babylon Project DVD, please go to this thread:

 http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,56247.0.html

If you are posting mirror links for download, please post here :)

KNOWN ISSUE #1: On the ReadMe Menu, If  you click the Print Button,
it will launcher the installer instead of printing the ReadMe.

There are 2 ways to work around this:
1 - Simply click the Browser Button and print the readme from your browser.
2 - Browse the root of the DVD and open the readme.txt file and print from notepad.

KNOWN ISSUE #2: In the DVD ReadMe infomation refers to Campaign Pack v1.1
THIS IS INCORRECT!
The actual Version Number for the Campaign Pack included on the DVD is v2.0


hip63 :P
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Zacam on September 06, 2008, 05:40:27 pm
Torrent Available:
http://www.demonoid.com/files/details/1610641/1727794/

For those without a registration or that do not want to register for a demonoid acct:
http://www.demonoid.com/files/download/HTTP/1610641/1727794

Note: According to Demonoid, it may take up to 30 minutes from this post for all tracker/seed info to be available.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hip63 on September 09, 2008, 06:18:09 pm
(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Aurora_icon_128.png)ADDITIONAL TORRENT LINKS: (http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/Aurora_icon_128.png)

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Huggybaby has expanded the torrent base:

http://www.sumotorrent.com/en/details_1667226.html
http://thepiratebay.org/torrent/4386398
http://www.bitenova.nl/tt/imim8

(http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v121/hip63/The%20Babylon%20Project/B516.jpg) Seeders should add these trackers:

http://inferno.demonoid.com:3394/announce
http://tpb.tracker.thepiratebay.org:80/announce
http://denis.stalker.h3q.com:6969/announce
http://trackeri.rarbg.com:80/announce

hip63 :p
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Zacam on September 14, 2008, 10:42:12 pm
I have updated my original seed with those additional trackers.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Jimmythecannon on May 12, 2009, 01:11:22 pm
Wait, wait. I spent over an hour downloading the file at the "Full DVD Download Link", and when I unzip it, I get a damaged readme and a disc image? Why do I need to burn this to a DVD to install it, and where are the install files?

EDIT: D'oh. This is what I get for not reading the entire post. The readme file *is* damaged, though.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: The E on May 12, 2009, 01:14:30 pm
You don't need to burn it. Just use your preferred Archiver to extract all the files from the ISO, and execute the Installer. Or use Daemon Tools et al to mount that Image.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: aqqman on September 18, 2009, 06:45:48 am
Is it up to date?
I downloaded it installed and #^[email protected]#^%@*$%@$  after couple of hours spent on doing a lot of strange settings in the launcher and reading this forum...
why this game is so buggy :/
neither d3d or opengl works for me -> comp hangs or game just quits and everytime i have some fragments of textures floating in space( lol wtf?) .
Forced software rendering works only (not bad thx to coreduo cpu), but no primary weapon beams (its invisible) buggy model of ship Rising Star in one of the missions prevents to accomplish the goal - there was a thread about but solution has beed removed (deleted attachment)
Launcher has a lot of options but it seems like half of it doesnt work at all and debug exe is producing errors like 'too many ship clases' or something.
Comon people...game looks very nice but....bugs everywhere
My drivers are fine, a lot of d3d or opengl games works on it - except this one.
I was wondering maybe i should paste some logs etc ...but later maybe :( i'm confused and tired
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: The E on September 18, 2009, 07:30:49 am
If you have run a debug build, please post the fs2_open.log from the data folder here.
You should also get Zathras (http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php?topic=64799.0), which includes updated executables and a ton of bugfixes.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: aqqman on September 19, 2009, 03:06:06 am
Hi
I've installed zathras, there is some change, Rising Star problem seems to be fixed i did notice also fps drop.
Thats how my hud looks like:
(http://img34.imageshack.us/img34/5781/hudgz.jpg)

In software mode seems to be ok except lack of visible weapon shots and fps drops sometimes below 5.
But still a lot of warnings in debug mode.

 fs2_open.log attached and debug messages from the clipboard

Thanks for any advice

[attachment deleted by Tolwyn]
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: FUBAR-BDHR on September 19, 2009, 03:27:28 am
Quote
  OpenGL Vendor     : S3 Graphics, Incorporated
  OpenGL Renderer   : VIA Chrome9 HC IGP
  OpenGL Version    : 1.4 20.09.01q

That is most likely your problem right there.  Unless you can find newer drivers for that video card you are most likely out of luck.  OpenGL 1.4 is bare minimum for FS2_Open and Direct3D isn't supported anymore. 

Also not that it matters in this case but you didn't actually enable Zathras in the launcher.  Really doubt that will help though but you never know. 
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: aqqman on September 19, 2009, 03:37:17 am
I did enable zathras in the launcher too, after this screenshot has been made, no changes.
To be honest I was afraid you could refer to my graphic card.
Well ... no chance to get another driver, theres only few versions, and the only 1 i guess which works good enought to play games.
Q3A, ET, CS ,JK  and few other ogl games working just fine but like you said... I'm most likely out of luck in this case.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: ttw2 on November 05, 2009, 01:39:27 pm
I have a question how can you add missions with FRED (.vp files) to the DVD version?
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: The E on November 05, 2009, 01:41:17 pm
New single missions (file extension: .fs2) need to be in <TBP directory>\data\missions.

New vp files can usually be placed directly into the TBP directory.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: ttw2 on November 07, 2009, 10:16:58 am
hi since i instalklled the DVD there is a Data file but i cant insert any data into it because its a Cabinet file(dont know if i used the right word)Its a fs2 file and not vp sry so i need to insert it into the data but thats not possible
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: The E on November 07, 2009, 10:19:16 am
Ah, so you want to insert it directly into the DVD install files? That is more complicated. Also, why would you want to do that?
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: ttw2 on November 09, 2009, 08:35:36 am
I only want that the mission which i did with FRED works
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: The E on November 09, 2009, 08:44:29 am
Then you don't have to put it on the DVD. Just put it into <Directory where TBP is installed>\data\missions
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: LucaBrazi on February 01, 2010, 11:35:16 am
This game is awesome! Now I'm going to ver. 2.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: General Battuta on February 01, 2010, 12:12:20 pm
Are you a spambot?
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Vidmaster on February 01, 2010, 12:28:00 pm
Are you a spambot?

Exactly what I was just asking myself  ;)
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: karajorma on February 01, 2010, 06:49:08 pm
Wiped the sig. Just in case.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: PwettyPony on April 29, 2010, 03:53:28 pm
Someone deleted the Trailer =(

Gonna dl it anyways!
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: SeriousBug on September 14, 2010, 12:22:46 pm
Torrent link at Demonoid is unreachable. It requires an account to download the .torrent file, but the registrations are closed. Can anyone add the torrent file to another web site?
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: jr2 on September 16, 2010, 01:07:46 pm
SeriousBug, check your private messages.  ;)
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hoover on October 31, 2010, 07:24:07 am
Hi folks,

I only found out recently about the new dvd release, and I wanted to pass on a big THANK YOU for all the all work that's gone into this project to provide the b5 community with some fresh material, great stuff guys!

I have an issue with my gamepad (usb) though, it's not recognized by fs2 scp it seems. Mouse & keyboard work fine. I've read the FAQ and unplugged all other gaming inputs (logitech g25, Cougar HOTAS), but still no luck with using the gamepad within fs2 / TBP. I also tried the force 0 / force 1 options, also with no effect.

I'd be most grateful for any input on this problem. System is win xp sp3 (though I use Linux usually), 4g ram, speedlink strike gamepad (pink version which I "borrowed" from my daughter ;-)

Cheers & thanks again for keeping the project alive,

Uwe
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: karajorma on November 05, 2010, 04:46:54 am
If you have a HOTAS stick, why would you want to play on a gamepad? Especially a pink one! :p

More seriously though, IIRC XP has an option in the Game Controllers Control Panel to set a particular device as the Legacy option. I've seen that solve issues in the past.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Gryffon on January 27, 2011, 12:08:37 pm
 :confused:
Installed TBP & now Zathras and have it all working, BUT..

I know I'm probably just missing it, but is there a readme or something that recommends initial settings for the launcher - there are so many possible combinations that a veterans "these are my settings" would be a real help.

And, I have to put in a big complaint about false and misleading information. I was really looking forward to watching the trailer for the 'Earth Minibar War Campaign', and there isn't a flung bottle in sight!

I even viewed 'How the War started' and there is not a hotel anywhere to be seen! What is this?  :hopping: I felt sure we would be treated to the sight of Doc Franklin or Garribaldi being hit on the head by a discarded bottle while walking in the street below a hotel balcony on the Drazi homeworld as a delegation of Minbari toss the contents of the 'fridge (offended that someone, knowing their violent aversion to all things alcoholic, had nevertheless elected to stock their quarters exclusively with Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters, and knowing it to be a drink then popular among Earthers, didn't mind too much that bottles connected with a couple of said species. Of course, our heroes, not being known for their phlegmatic disposition, bust up the place, breaking in the process the only other Triluminary in existence, thus simultaneously giving mortal offence AND preventing the Minbari from discovering the true nature of the obnoxious visitors. Now THAT'S how to start a war!)

At least, that's what the promo title led me to expect. Just goes to show, you don't always get what you want. Caveat emptor, indeed!
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hoover on February 04, 2011, 09:41:14 am
If you have a HOTAS stick, why would you want to play on a gamepad? Especially a pink one! :p

More seriously though, IIRC XP has an option in the Game Controllers Control Panel to set a particular device as the Legacy option. I've seen that solve issues in the past.

I feel the HOTAS Cougar (solid metal that it is) is not as well suited for quick movements which would be unrealistic in a real jet anyway, and I don't want to wear out the gimbals if I can avoid it, so for a free-ranging space shooter / sim I'd much prefer a gamepad / keyboard setup.

I'll try the legacy option that you mentioned, thanks!

Uwe
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: hoover on February 04, 2011, 12:23:10 pm
Thanks again, the legacy option worked like you said it would!  :lol:

Uwe
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: woutersmits on June 02, 2018, 12:45:05 pm
will there be any new progress babylon projact
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: jr2 on June 02, 2018, 05:16:19 pm
will there be any new progress babylon projact

This thread is for the DVD release, not the TBP project in general.  Probably best to open a new thread.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: karajorma on June 03, 2018, 01:50:40 am
Well the DVD is unlikely to ever be updated. Any improvements to TBP will likely come through Knossos.
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: woutersmits on March 06, 2019, 02:52:48 am
will this ever be updated to lathest version

fso
Title: Re: RELEASE: The Babylon Project DVD v1.0
Post by: Colonol Dekker on March 06, 2019, 04:51:56 am
Well the DVD is unlikely to ever be updated. Any improvements to TBP will likely come through Knossos.

Well the DVD is unlikely to ever be updated. Any improvements to TBP will likely come through Knossos.

Well the DVD is unlikely to ever be updated. Any improvements to TBP will likely come through Knossos.