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What are the best Freelancer mods?

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March 18, 2008 7:15:17 AM

I finished the main quest about 2 months ago (I know - 5 years late) and played on for a few days, but leveling up alone wasn't very satisfying so I quit.

Today I got the urge to fire it up again (maybe the X3 thread helped) and check out mods. It was pretty overwhelming - there are hundreds out there.

Does anybody here still play the game? What are the most worthwhile mods?

Thanks - it would save me a ton of time trying out each individual one.

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March 18, 2008 11:08:51 PM

I guess it all depends on what you are looking for in a mod.

After a few playthroughs I got a mod that gave me a shadow vessel (bab 5) and an ultra blaster (basic wimpy gun with an absurd rate of fire) and just ripped through everything. But then, I enjoy that sort of thing immensely.

I know there are a couple that flesh out the universe a bit more or change it entirely.

I wish I could remember which mods I used specifically, but I had about 15 that I had loaded. I think one of them increased speed of all ships by double.
March 20, 2008 8:28:38 AM

There are some great mods out there for Freelancer.
I remember one mod that added in X-wings from Star Wars and Vipers from BSG. You could even buy the absolutely huge mining ships and Destroyers.
I'll look up the mod at home and post it back.
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March 22, 2008 1:40:51 AM

Ananan said:
I finished the main quest about 2 months ago (I know - 5 years late) and played on for a few days, but leveling up alone wasn't very satisfying so I quit.

Today I got the urge to fire it up again (maybe the X3 thread helped) and check out mods. It was pretty overwhelming - there are hundreds out there.

Does anybody here still play the game? What are the most worthwhile mods?

Thanks - it would save me a ton of time trying out each individual one.
I LOVE THAT GAME, I actually have a battlestar galactica mod, star wars, and some crossfire mods(1.2 is the best), if ever i find a open sever look me up under reconviperone1
January 6, 2009 3:06:22 PM

the truth is its never been to late....
ive been playing FL since 2003 n never get bored... :bounce: 

the main thing is before searching a mod make sure what kind of mod that u like and suits u....
for me i got a list of good mod...

Lists i've tried and thumbs up:
- Discovery
- TNG (The Next Generation)
- Tekagi's Treasure()
- CrossFire(New Hud Color)

List i've not yet tried(but good comment from user):
- monkey universe
- freeworld
- BSB(battle star galactica)
- Star Wars
- Re-Balanced
- and many more....
- try going here http://topsites.moddb.com/all/?game=81

One Mod I'm Really Waiting for is the
- Requiem
- one of many type of total conversion(or maybe something stays..)
- the preview news even gone to up to the magazine...
try going to the development website
http://mod.fastoldsleds.com/index.php
January 7, 2009 5:59:41 PM

I think I'm going to re-install and find some of those mods.....
April 20, 2009 1:57:48 PM

Are there any mods that make the game similar to the ones from the X-series (X3:TC or Reunion? I'd like to see some freedom and a bigger focus on economics. X3 lacks so much that Freelancer has in terms of atmosphere.
July 27, 2009 10:28:09 AM

MISSION 14 at last! (by Rasauul)

At last after probably more than 1000 hours of modding, here is MISSION 14, plus pimped prequel + pimped vanilla storyline,

I hope you will love it, its hosted at: http://www.fileplanet.com/files/200000/202608.shtml

Heres some info on other changes in this mod:

Big funky script for player customization and more...

Visuals:
Alternate Story-thns
Semi transparent slimline nav map
New slimline UI
Spinning realistic size planets in most systems
Non "grid" planetary setup

Dogfighting features:
New realistic/faster projectile speeds and damage
Faster paced combat
Alternate Slerp and Ship handling
Changed crosshair behaviour
higher speeds and maneuverability
More realistic a.k.a higher collision damage


Text n' menus:
Lots of new text
New menu names
New fonts

Sounds:
New background and cruise sounds
Some new music

AI:
Easy landing to disable "Drunk driving" when landing
New better pilots added
Better autopilot skill when cruising

Items n ships:
Added modified nomad powercore
Different ships compiled from several mods
New storyline player ships


Contributors:
BigDaddyStoryline 1.25
Mod base

Flak 88 mod
menu screen THNs
Added flak char designer n pimped it a bit

Realspace mod
Added some lighting settings from this mod

By 1001
prequel: "before FP7" added and pimped


Discovery
19k docking
Nepthys ship
Isis Ship


Shrouded Worlds:
Order bomber

Black label:
Chain turret added

Big funky script for player customization and much much more...
August 2, 2009 3:39:52 PM

God, this is sweet that people still play freelancer.
Anonymous
August 20, 2009 3:59:33 AM

Try www.efs.redirect.to which is the eagle utopia mod, we are working on improving our player base, by adding weekly events which players earn lots of credits and equipment. We have player flyable battle ships as well as many other specelty ships, many are cloakable. log on check us out say hi, hope to see you in space.
August 27, 2009 3:04:55 AM

We are experiencing some lag problems at the moment, but have an event planed for saturday, come check it out :) 
August 28, 2009 9:04:41 PM

wow... I hadn't played for years (dito) and had just reinstalled and am playing through with my son. I was awestruck again by this game; it's beauty and reality. My son said it left him feeling as though he was really experiencing what we were doing.

So I was happy to find people still playing it, or, like me just picking it up again. I accidentally came across the idea of mods... now I'm hooked.

Anonymous
April 10, 2010 5:36:33 PM

my favourite is freelancer total war ioncross mod, high rate of pvp and major difficulty and danger not for the faint hearted but well worth a look if you are seeking a new challenge.

you have to be a good pilot and stay sharp as the difficulty is far higher than any other mod I have played, in all honesty every other mod i have tried is too easy

check it out

http://freelancer.ioncross.com/
Anonymous
January 30, 2011 11:41:24 AM

Freelancer is the best space sim game EVER, I have played everything available - from X-Wing and TIE fighter to Freelancer, the X-series, Darkstar one, etc.
However, every time play the main story (3 or 4 times)... so... can you recommend me some mods - both single player - with new story line, and/or multiplayer played on free server?

Thank you :) 
January 30, 2011 5:12:29 PM

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