Freespace 2 Wii (Beta 2)

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May 18, 2009

Freespace 2 Wii (Beta 2) by Minox at 12:01 PM (3,070 Views / 0 Likes) 8 replies

  1. Minox
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    Freespace 2 Wii (Beta 2)
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    Freespace 2 Wii is a homebrew port of the space combat simulator Freespace 2's engine. By using the data files from the original game with this homebrew you can now enjoy this game on your Wii.

    Changelog:
    - Now supports PAL resolution
    - Pilot files can now be recognized if they are copied in Windows


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  2. DKAngel

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    most definatly going to have to give this a try
     
  3. Sir_Shaggy

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    Awesome! I'm going to try it out now
     
  4. godsakes

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    OMG

    is was my favourite space sim of all time!!! has anyone uploaded a vid of it in action?
     
  5. mkoo

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    OMFG That's great.
    And by the way image in the first post seems to be from first freespace game.

    Also I recommend both games to everyone. You can get it from Gog.com DRM-Free (if you want it legally) Freespace 2 Freespace 1 + Expansion
     
  6. godsakes

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    nah it's the second (in the 1st one, the capital ships didn't have beam lasers)
     
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    SWW33T!!!! Hey does anybody know if i can use the files of the open source version with this?
     
  8. Sir_Shaggy

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    There is a beta 3 out now, that supports usb2.0 hard drives.

    After my first run at it, its pretty good for a beta. I got the game to load, and to use the wiimote as a mouse pointer for the menus, I got the binds to work and the first mission to load. For some reason the game wouldn't recognize my nunchuck so when I loaded into the first mission I couldn't move around. There are a bunch of binds that are missing, and clearly the game was designed for a keyboard. Its going to be interesting to see if you can bind say ' 1 + 2 + z + c = jump drive or return home', like the snes Wing Commander version. In that game they bound select + L for comm menu or something like that.
     
  9. godsakes

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    controls are actually very good if you use the suggested binds by the programmer

    i think if the programmer maps the 'c' button on the nuchuck to replace the keyboard 'shift' key then you could almost double the number of buttons

    e.g.

    'a' fires primary weapon
    'a+c' targets directly ahead
     

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