Freespace 2 for Wii

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May 18, 2009

Freespace 2 for Wii by Screemer at 1:57 PM (1,493 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. Screemer
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    Freespace 2 - Wii

    An other great game from the old days was ported to the Wii - Freespace 2. Litghost a member of Tehskeen ported the engine of Freespace 2 to the Wii. All you need are some original files from the game and his port of the engine to enjoy this great game.

    further informations: http://code.google.com/p/freespace2wii/

    source: wiibrew.org via tehskeen.net

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    pictures from wikipedia.org
     
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    SWEET! That's one of the BEST 3D space shooters ever created. Wish we'd get something even remotely close to this on the DS.

    So how does it control? There were a LOT of commands in this game. How did they squeeze the controls into the limited key set of the Wii's controllers?
     
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    source: http://code.google.com/p/freespace2wii/wik...eyConfiguration
     
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    Already on the front page [​IMG]
     
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    I just tried this out. This is freakin' awesome.
     
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    Also, I threw together an icon.png for it:
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    Wow amazing work.
     
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    today it got updated to beta3. now u can use a usb 2.0 hdd with cios222 for your files.
     
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    i'm very surprised how well it runs, the wiimote is no replacement for a force feedback joystick but never the less it isn't too bad - i'm going to have to try rebinding the keys using the classic controller
     
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    Hmm, I tried running it off of my external and it was pretty slow. Does it make a difference if I'm using IOS222 or IOS202, because in the description it mentions IOS202 specifically.
     
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    i got that wrong 202 is recommended.
     
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    Yeah, I just tested it on my HDD and it doesn't detect and use IOS222. It works great with IOS202, though.
     
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    Hi, as you know, in order to play this one you need the data files from the full retail game.

    Is there any space-lover who can gently provide the files needed:

    * root_fs2.vp
    * smarty_fs2.vp
    * sparky_fs2.vp
    * stu_fs2.vp
    * tango1_fs2.vp
    * tango2_fs2.vp
    * tango3_fs2.vp
    * warble_fs2.vp

    Im sure space-ship gamers would understand my situation
    Thank you very very much in advance
     

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