Independence War II - combat training

IceBone

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It would seem there's no good multiplayer space sim for us to train our piloting skills other than this, so loose_unit and I decided we'd see how easy it is to set up and it turns out it's quite easy. There's some command-line finageling to be done from the non-host sides, but loose has written a nice .bat script that will handle all of it.

If you don't know what I-War 2 is, shame on you! Put shortly, it's a space sim with the most advanced flying model out there. The only game with proper 6 axes of freedom and it's 13 years old already. Go on Good Old Games and buy it now, DRM-free (it's only 6 bucks). Or if you've spent all of your hard earned moneys backing Star Citizen, we can help you out. ;)

Now, even though the game is quite old, it has good peripheral support, albeit it's lacking in in-game options. All that said, it did only take about 15 minutes for us to set up loose's hotas up for a bit of deathmatch fun.

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Now, the second reason why I made this thread is to share the artwork with the rest of you, cause it's quite amateurish looking. :lol: I suppose it showcases nicely the great disparity between a small project from an upstart group of developers and a multi million dollar project 13 years later.

Enyoy!





























 

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I have created a nice little .bat file script thing that makes connecting to a Multiplayer server easy.

You can download the launcher (.zip file wita a readme and a .bat file) HERE.

If you have any questions or need help getting a copy of i-war, we are more than happy to help!
 
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Might as well go for your idea of a dedicated server, then.
 
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