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Hosted => Utlima Cena => Topic started by: shiv on August 31, 2009, 08:29:02 PM

Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: shiv on August 31, 2009, 08:29:02 PM
Plot background

The mod takes place in Sol system, 20 years after jump node to Delta Serpentis collapsed.

The old GTA and it's legacy is now over. On the ruins of old Terran empire, Earth Coalition has grown and became the superior power that's now spreading to the newly discovered systems beyond sol, thanks to the new S2 subspace technology.

In the meantime, a rebellion of people who loved the old GTA is rising in Eta Carinae system. And it's only a beginning of deeper story which involves old GTI research from Great War era...


Features:

-Fly FS1 craft!
-Enjoy new ships in classic FS1 style!
-Play action-packed campaign with involving missions and deep storyline in brilliant atmosphere of Descent: FreeSpace
-And expect more details about this project soon!
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: Mobius on August 31, 2009, 08:43:22 PM
Wow, the plot is interesting... the number of Reconstruction Era campaigns is very low, and it's always a good thing to have more of them.
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: shiv on August 31, 2009, 09:12:33 PM
But it takes place in Sol system :)
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: Mobius on August 31, 2009, 09:24:48 PM
Interesting, so we have more jump nodes appearing after the collapse of the node which led to Delta Serpentis? That's interesting. :)

Well, Eta Carinae is supposed to become a supernova and it won't be long before its explosion... :nervous:
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: Rodo on September 01, 2009, 01:34:53 AM
Quote from: Mobius;120707

Well, Eta Carinae is supposed to become a supernova and it won't be long before its explosion... :nervous:



even better! another nova!!! yeah!
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: General Battuta on September 01, 2009, 01:41:18 AM
I don't get it. Earth is cut off, but its power is spreading to other systems...?
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: karajorma on September 01, 2009, 01:43:38 AM
Quote from: Mobius;120707
Interesting, so we have more jump nodes appearing after the collapse of the node which led to Delta Serpentis? That's interesting. :)


I'm kinda surprised no one has tried that sort of campaign before actually. :D
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: ngtm1r on September 01, 2009, 02:01:27 AM
Y'know I was once thinking about running a campaign where nodes didn't collapse, just shifted...
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: shiv on September 01, 2009, 05:46:13 AM
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Interesting, so we have more jump nodes appearing after the collapse of the node which led to Delta Serpentis? That's interesting.

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now spreading to the newly discovered systems beyond sol, thanks to the new S2 subspace technology

It's explained with detials in the campaign :)
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: Mobius on September 01, 2009, 05:35:50 PM
Are the Lucifer's debris somehow related to the new technology?

Oh, I have another question: was choosing Eta Carinae intentional? That star is mostly known because of its doom (if I remember well, it'll be possible to read books during night when Eta Carinae becomes a supernova), so it's pretty hard to believe that it was randomly chosen. Am I completely wrong about this one?
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: starlord on September 03, 2009, 08:59:34 AM
Actually eta carinae has gone supernova for quite a while now... We are just so far away we can't see it yet (lightspeed restriction)
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: Rodo on September 03, 2009, 11:23:06 AM
Quote from: starlord;120779
Actually eta carinae has gone supernova for quite a while now... We are just so far away we can't see it yet (lightspeed restriction)


soo... when are we gonna see it? if we are gonna see it (I hope I live for it)
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: shiv on September 03, 2009, 12:37:27 PM
Well, I didn't know that Eta Carinae is going to become supernova and I didn't consider it while designing the starmap.
Title: Ultima Cena - Mod introduction
Post by: starlord on September 03, 2009, 05:45:51 PM
from where we stand we could describe the star as in it's agony period: it is recently shaken by "secondary" waves/explosions...