INTO THE FIRE
...After fourteen years.. BREAKING NEWS
First off, I’m not recommending, or even suggesting that you download this. This is just a FYI type of thing, as some B5 fans might find it of interest, and since news of this will break eventually, you may as well read it here as anywhere else….. "Babylon 5 Into the Fire
was a space combat simulator
similar in design to the Wing Commander franchise. It would feature 3D Space combat- ranging from Dog fighting to capital ship-to-ship engagements whilst supplementing the story with FMV clips recorded on the set of the series using the actors and actresses from Babylon 5.
was composed by Christopher Franke
and would utilize a full orchestral score both composed exclusively for the game alongside tracks from the series complete run.
was sadly canceled
mere months before it's expected release.
This is the Pre-Alpha demo
alongside the Combat Alpha Demo which were both featured at E3 '99. Story
"The Babylon 5 Space Combat Simulator begins on the third anniversary of the Interstellar Alliance — two years after the end of Season 5. Aside from one brief conflict with the Centauri Republic early in its first year, ISA President John Sheridan has delivered on his promise to keep the peace among its member worlds."
"But behind the scenes, away from the bright lights of news hover-cams, trouble is brewing. Races that have been at peace during the last two years are starting to fight over borders and the rights to new technologies. Random attacks on shipping lanes are growing in number. There are troubling reports of powerful, unidentified warships near the rim. It could be nothing at all—paranoia because things have been going along so well? Or it could be exactly what it looks like... trouble."More Info..INSTRUCTIONS:
In order to get the game running on modern systems
you must run “B5.exe” in Windows XP Compatibility mode (Service pack 2) and open up the “B5.ini” file contained with in the disk image. Scroll down to [Video] Fullscreen=1 and change the text to Fullscreen=0.
Once you have saved the file simply run “B5.exe” and the game will run.
To fix the graphical error upon loading simply turn your ship to the right until you pass the Brakiri starship, Jumpgate and Omega class Destroyer. Once past the ships rotate left- passing the craft again and the graphical bug will have corrected it's self.
To change ships, close the game and once again open “B5.ini” and scroll down to
[Application] PlayerFighter1=StarFury and chance the text to NarnFighter, CentauriFighter, Thunderbolt or RaiderFighter. Once you have saved the file simply run “B5.exe” and you will be piloting a difference craft. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6wBsvdQOu8DownloadTORRENTFiredrop
--------------------------------------UPDATES January -2019
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Well, it seems that TheFirstOnes site is gone..
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To whom ever originally obtained this disk I thank you with all my heart, I take no credit in discovering this playable Demo.Source