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Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
It run (which is great) but it only sees the FS2 campaign, and not the others I added. Any ideas?
Us Windows *****es have the Launcher, which we can use to easily apply all sorts of settings, as well control mods. With Linux, you'll need to fiddle around with command-lines. There is an article on the FreeSpace Wiki, which you might want to read. But as for the other mods and campaigns that you've downloaded with the Installer, you'll need to use the command-line parameter -mod <mod folder name>. For example, if you want to play FSPort, you'll add the following command-line parameter:

-mod fsport

You can also enter several mod folders, separated with commas. And if you downloaded the MediaVPs, you'll surely want to include it with all the other mods. So, you might actually want to add the following:

-mod fsport,mediavps

Note that selecting the mod folder is not enough, but you must also remember to select the appropriate campaign from the Campaign Room in-game.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline Norty

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Got it, it works now, thanks!

 

Offline cloneof

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
When I used this paritcular installer all the ships are jail like white black boxes and from far completely invisible only to be seen by my sensors.

Anyway of countering this new Shivan/NTF technology that by now has decimated the GTVA fleet?

 

Offline colecampbell666

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Download the latest drivers for your Graphics card, at either ATi.com or nVidia.com depending on the type.
Gettin' back to dodgin' lasers.

  

Offline Blinky

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Hi guys,

A few months ago I installed DosBox in order to play good old X-Wing and Wing Commander again. Then I thought there has to be something more recent than that. After all these games are almost 20 years old. :P I am not talking about graphics, of course there is better stuff now. I am talking about innovational stories, well designed missions and fascinating plots, well, a well balanced space sim that is. So I started looking. First I found the Privateer Remake and the Vegastrike Engine. Which is nice, I liked the original Privateer a lot, and it was fun to fly some new ships. But there is no huge WWWOOOWWW-effect. Which I had, when I arrived here :D (via The Babylon Project):
Wow, what a huge community!
Wow, so many downloadable campaigns!
Wow, there must be literally millions of hours of work put in here!
Wow, what a variety and quality of missions!
And finally: Wow, they even do have really nice graphics (without needing highend video cards)!

So yesterday I downloaded the installer, ran it, and everything worked out fine. Nice work, Turey, thanks! :)
So far i only have two questions...

1) What are the fs2_open_3_6_9 and the fs2_open_3_6_10 doing there? Don't I just need one of them? And which one?
2) I have seen different proposals for the ambient_factor: 0? 50? 75? Now what? :confused:

...and one suggestion:

1) A link to or a merger with this topic -> http://www.hard-light.net/forums/index.php/topic,47640.0.html in the first post of this thread. Not concerning the installation itself, but it helps newbies like me to understand the launcher and its options.

 

Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
1) What are the fs2_open_3_6_9 and the fs2_open_3_6_10 doing there? Don't I just need one of them? And which one?
Since it is an open source project, the game engine is updated all the time and by numerous people. Therefore there are several builds. 3.6.9 is the latest "official" build, but 3.6.10 builds have significant improvements over 3.6.9. So, you might as well use the 3.6.10 that comes with the Installer. Or check the Recent builds board for any newer ones.

2) I have seen different proposals for the ambient_factor: 0? 50? 75? Now what? :confused:
Really a matter of preference. Try different values and discover the right one for yourself.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]edu.pl] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline Blinky

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Since it is an open source project, the game engine is updated all the time and by numerous people. Therefore there are several builds. 3.6.9 is the latest "official" build, but 3.6.10 builds have significant improvements over 3.6.9. So, you might as well use the 3.6.10 that comes with the Installer. Or check the Recent builds board for any newer ones.
Ok, what about the media VP 3.6.10 betas? Am I right that they do not come with the installer? But a 3.6.10 build does. Although I read somewhere, that the progress with the media VPs is quite a bit further than with the 3.6.10 exe. Or is that old info?

 

Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
The Installer downloads the 3.6.8 Zetas, which are the latest official release. The 3.6.10's have been out for a while, but they're still in Beta and contain certain issues. Nothing killer, but some annoyances. The release thread is on the FreeSpace Upgrade Project board.

Not sure of how to compare the builds and the MediaVPs. But it's pretty much so that new builds pop up quite frequently, whereas MediaVPs are released somwhat rarely. Of course, people might do work on improving textures and such but it takes time to bugfix everything and compile them into one big release.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]muw.edu.pl] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline colecampbell666

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
One thing Turey, you might want to update the 3.6.10 build in the installer, the kara build in my sig is very stable, with voice etc. 1007 is way too old.
Gettin' back to dodgin' lasers.

 

Offline badgers

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I just made an account here to say..

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

Just found out about this Freespace project thingy and its so amazing, the nostalgia is just :D

MANY thanks to all who have worked on this stuff :)

 

Offline Jeff Vader

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  • Bwahaha
Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Welcome aboard, my good man. If you have problems, just search the forums, read the stickied threads, read Karajorma's FreeSpace FAQ and so on. If you can't find an answer, do ask.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline GTSVA

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I just made an account here to say..

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!

Just found out about this Freespace project thingy and its so amazing, the nostalgia is just :D

MANY thanks to all who have worked on this stuff :)

I was about to say that...>.> XDD Nonetheless WELCOME!
What's up?

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Forums: GTSVA        
High Scores: Natroz

 

Offline colecampbell666

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
:welcomeorange:
Gettin' back to dodgin' lasers.

 

Offline Turey

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
One thing Turey, you might want to update the 3.6.10 build in the installer, the kara build in my sig is very stable, with voice etc. 1007 is way too old.

Done.
Creator of the FreeSpace Open Installer.
"Calm. The ****. Down." -Taristin
why would an SCP error be considered as news? :wtf: *smacks Cobra*It's a feature.

 
Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I have a question about this: Is this illegal to download or has the maker released this for free? I have wanted this game, but I can't buy it and if it is legal to get it here, I want it. If it's not... I can't have it.
« Last Edit: July 26, 2008, 09:04:55 pm by Joe 2987 »

 

Offline GTSVA

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I have a question about this: Is this illegal to download or has the maker released this for free? I have wanted this game, but I can't buy it and if it is legal to get it here, I want it. If it's not... I can't have it.

I think it's legal!  :D :D :D   

Welcome aboard teh forums!
What's up?

Freespace: Amit
Forums: GTSVA        
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Offline Jeff Vader

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I have a question about this: Is this illegal to download or has the maker released this for free? I have wanted this game, but I can't buy it and if it is legal to get it here, I want it. If it's not... I can't have it.

I think it's legal!
Well, actually... only the game engine has turned open-source. And even it doesn't count as freeware. So, technically downloading FreeSpace 2 (even with Turey's Installer) is illegal. But there are more severe crimes than downloading a ninie-year-old game that seems to no longer be an item of interest for the publisher.

So, just knock yourself out. Download. Play. Enjoy. Ask for help if necessary. The Installer is here so that people would use it.
23:40 < achillion > EveningTea: ass
23:40 < achillion > wait no
23:40 < achillion > evilbagel: ass
23:40 < EveningTea > ?
23:40 < achillion > 2-letter tab complete failure

14:08 < achillion > there's too much talk of butts and dongs in here
14:08 < achillion > the level of discourse has really plummeted
14:08 < achillion > Let's talk about politics instead
14:08 <@The_E > butts and dongs are part of #hard-light's brand now
14:08 <@The_E > well
14:08 <@The_E > EvilBagel's brand, at least

01:06 < T-Rog > welp
01:07 < T-Rog > I've got to take some very strong antibiotics
01:07 < achillion > penis infection?
01:08 < T-Rog > Chlamydia
01:08 < achillion > O.o
01:09 < achillion > well
01:09 < achillion > I guess that happens
01:09 < T-Rog > at least it's curable
01:09 < achillion > yeah
01:10 < T-Rog > I take it you weren't actually expecting it to be a penis infection
01:10 < achillion > I was not

14:04 < achillion > Sometimes the way to simplify is to just have a habit and not think about it too much
14:05 < achillion > until stuff explodes
14:05 < achillion > then you start thinking about it

22:16 < T-Rog > I don't know how my gf would feel about Jewish conspiracy porn

15:41 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
15:47 < EvilBagel> butt
15:51 < Achillion> yes
15:53 <-INFO > EveningTea [[email protected]] has quit [Quit: http://www.mibbit.com ajax IRC Client]

18:53 < Achillion> Dicks are fun

21:41 < MatthTheGeek> you can't spell assassin without two asses

20:05 < sigtau> i'm mining titcoins from now on

00:31 < oldlaptop> Drunken antisocial educated freezing hicks with good Internet == Finland stereotype

11:46 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has joined #hard-light
11:50 < achtung> Surely you've heard of DVDA
11:50 < achtung> Double Vaginal Double ANal
11:51 < Kobrar> ...
11:51 <-INFO > Kobrar [[email protected]] has left #hard-light []

 

Offline GTSVA

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
I have a question about this: Is this illegal to download or has the maker released this for free? I have wanted this game, but I can't buy it and if it is legal to get it here, I want it. If it's not... I can't have it.

I think it's legal!
Well, actually... only the game engine has turned open-source. And even it doesn't count as freeware. So, technically downloading FreeSpace 2 (even with Turey's Installer) is illegal. But there are more severe crimes than downloading a ninie-year-old game that seems to no longer be an item of interest for the publisher.

So, just knock yourself out. Download. Play. Enjoy. Ask for help if necessary. The Installer is here so that people would use it.

Woops...my mistake!  :o :sigh:
What's up?

Freespace: Amit
Forums: GTSVA        
High Scores: Natroz

 

Offline jr2

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Yeah... basically, you're not stealing and "money" from Interplay, this game no longer makes them money, AFAIK.  You could prolly get it for like $80 off of eBay (they [sellers] know they have you in a corner).

 

Offline GTSVA

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Re: FreeSpace Open Installer! Download it now!
Yeah... basically, you're not stealing and "money" from Interplay, this game no longer makes them money, AFAIK.  You could prolly get it for like $80 off of eBay (they [sellers] know they have you in a corner).

So you're saying the sellers know that the game isn't in production anymore and for the people who want to own a copy would pay anything to get it?
What's up?

Freespace: Amit
Forums: GTSVA        
High Scores: Natroz