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Anyone remember Freelancer?

Poll Results: Would you play a mod of Freelancer that used Unreal Engine?

 
  • 86% (13)
    Yes
  • 13% (2)
    No
  • 0% (0)
    That's crazy talk.
15 Total Votes  
post #1 of 8
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What are your favorite memories from this amazing game?

If given the chance would you play a Unreal Engine powered mod based off of it?

My favorite memories usually involved just cruising through space in my amazing space fighter, while mercilessly destroying hapless cargo ships as they go by. Online I loved doing cargo runs and outsmarting players who would try and destroy me by camping at gates. i remember even being a part of a cargo fleet that defended itself from player raiding parties. I tend to put this game in my top 3 list so i'd love to here some of your experiences about why you loved this title, and if you'd play a mod that was based off of it, assuming of course it could capture the beauty of the original.
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post #2 of 8
I do remember it. I dont remember much. I liked stealing other peoples stuff lol.
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post #3 of 8
Played a few LAN party with this game. The disk is still in my cd holder though I have not played it in years
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post #4 of 8
I'd definitely play it. Completed the single player 4 times already. Awesome game.
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post #5 of 8
fantastic game, id love to start playing it again, would give me a break from minecraft lol
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post #6 of 8
I played this a couple times at LAN parties, think we had five or six of us flying around and working in teams - I paired up with a buddy, with him in a fighter and myself in one of the freighters to do trade runs and missions. Worked out pretty well and all of us had a blast playing Freelancer, since it was really easy to pick up for those who weren't really into space sims

Too bad there aren't very many space sims being released; the last one I played was X3: Reunion.
post #7 of 8
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Originally Posted by Kirasa View Post
I played this a couple times at LAN parties, think we had five or six of us flying around and working in teams - I paired up with a buddy, with him in a fighter and myself in one of the freighters to do trade runs and missions. Worked out pretty well and all of us had a blast playing Freelancer, since it was really easy to pick up for those who weren't really into space sims

Too bad there aren't very many space sims being released; the last one I played was X3: Reunion.
Yeah I tried X3, but I enjoyed Freelancers simple interface. Maybe if I had taken more time to get used to X3 it would have been more fun but I tended to like the way freelancer handled proportions. Sure planets realistically would dwarf a small fighter, as X3 is good at portraying, but something about the pocket sized nature of the freelancer universe appealed to me. It's a shame Microsoft owns the rights to FL, because it means it'll probably never have a proper sequel released. I guess that's why I've been toying with the idea of starting a Freelancer mod w/ UDK. For the moment I'm going to work on a proof of concept. It'll be a interior environment that's interactive and "borrows" some of the same sound effects from FL when you're using the interfaces. It'll be a nice nod to the series. If I feel up to it and can generate a reliable mod team then maybe this will turn into something big. I loved this title and really feel like it could use a update, in spite of developers bull. However in the interests of not being shut down like the Silver Lining almost did I'll probably skirt actually calling it FL.

Rest assured if I decide this is worth turning into a full mod you'll be hearing about it.
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post #8 of 8
well you know where my username is from if you played Freelancer....xP bishes XD but yea i play freelancer and if i were to play i'd help create, 12+ yrs doing Unreal mods and conversions weeeee...
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