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Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
http://www.tribesuniverse.com/

That's:

Earthsiege
Earthsiege 2
Starsiege: Tribes
Tribes 2 (be sure to copy the CD key they provide)
Tribes: Aerial Assault
Tribes Vengeance
Tribes Ascend


Not sure how long the promo is for.

Which ones don't?  I would have assumed they all had SP, except maybe that last one?

Tribes 2 SP is bot oriented. Not sure about the others.

Here is what I found about each, mainly from Wikipedia:

Earthsiege & Earthsiege 2 are single player mecha-style simulations
Starsiege is SP/MP sim
Starsiege: Tribes is MP.  Wikipedia mentions a cancelled expansion that would have include bot AI.  Modders have created bot AIs.
Tribes 2 is SP & MP.
Tribes Aerial Assault is MP, and is PS2 (need emulator or modded PS2)
Tribes Vengeance- SP & MP (first SP campaign)
Tribes Ascend - MP

I will probably go ahead and download all since it is not clear if this is time-limited.

Edited to add Starsiege (included with Tribes download)
« Last Edit: November 02, 2015, 05:41:57 pm by jr2 »

 

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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Free games are always nice. I grabbed the ones that have a single player element. :)

 

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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Which ones don't?  I would have assumed they all had SP, except maybe that last one?

 

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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Which ones don't?  I would have assumed they all had SP, except maybe that last one?

Tribes 2 SP is bot oriented. Not sure about the others.
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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Bots is better than no SP at all, which is true of at least some of these games (don't remember which ones).
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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
I dunno, none of those in particular strike me as something I want to add to the backlog, especially with the questionable single player content.  Unless someone who's played them can vouch for single player, I think I'll save the drive space and backlog clutter.
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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Which ones don't?  I would have assumed they all had SP, except maybe that last one?

Tribes 2 SP is bot oriented. Not sure about the others.

Here is what I found about each, mainly from Wikipedia:

Earthsiege & Earthsiege 2 are single player mecha-style simulations
Starsiege is SP/MP sim
Starsiege: Tribes is MP.  Wikipedia mentions a cancelled expansion that would have include bot AI.  Modders have created bot AIs.
Tribes 2 is SP & MP.
Tribes Aerial Assault is MP, and is PS2 (need emulator or modded PS2)
Tribes Vengeance- SP & MP (first SP campaign)
Tribes Ascend - MP

I will probably go ahead and download all since it is not clear if this is time-limited.

Edited to add Starsiege (included with Tribes download)
« Last Edit: November 02, 2015, 11:53:16 am by deathspeed »
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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Added to OP, thanks.  :)

 

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Duster
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Siren program........



Epic.

 

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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
Double post for magneto fusion assault cannon.


Star siege is to mech games what freespace is to space operatic shooters.

Much under appreciated for its time, technically ahead of the curve for its day, and an absolute joy to play. Single player campaign of epic awesome.


And it has mark hammill.







Tribes vengeance single player campaign  SHOULD NOT BE MISSED EITHER.
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Re: Tribes Games are all free (20th Anniversary promo)
I was really into MechWarrior 3 (the original "MW3"), and was interested in Starsiege, but I don't know why I never got it. 
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You can make it up to yourself.
Get it now. .... You are won't disappointed