| The Installer does not contain retail FS2 files. You can purchase retail FS2 from Good Old Games.|
The FreeSpace Open Installer is an attempt to significantly reduce the difficulty of installing FreeSpace Open over a Retail FreeSpace 2 installation. The Installer was coded by Turey (That's me), originally using the NSIS Scripting Language, but was re-written in Java on December 12, 2006. The first version was released on October 16, 2006. The Windows Executable was created using the Excelsior JET application. A complete rewrite of the Installer by Goober5000 is currently in progress.
More information about the Installer can be found on Hard Light Productions or on the FreeSpace Wiki.
The most recent Installer includes:
FreeSpace Open 3.6.10 Final (regular and debug)
FRED2 Open 3.6.10 Final (regular and debug)
FreeSpace Open 3.6.10 Final for Linux
FreeSpace Open 3.6.10 Final for Mac
3.6.10 Final MediaVPs (optional)
3.6.10 Advanced MediaVP Effects (optional; only for those with high-power systems; requires regular MediaVPs)
The .OGG Cutscenes
Derelict SCP Version
FreeSpace 1 .OGG Cutscenes
Destiny of Peace
Silent Threat: Reborn
Blackwater Operations Demo
Deus Ex Machina
Just Another Day 1, 2, & 3 (separate options for each)
The Procyon Insurgency
Shrouding the Light
REQUIREMENTS AND NOTES
The Installer requires an internet connection to install. This is because:
1. It checks to see if it is out of date by pulling the number of the most recent version off of the web.
2. It automatically takes you to the download page of the most recent version if your version is out of date.
3. It downloads ALL the files, so that they are up-to-date.
This Installer SHOULD work on top of an old self-installed FreeSpace Open setup, but I don't take any responsibility in the unlikely event that it screws up something.
The whole SCP team - for breathing life into FreeSpace 2, and for allowing me to use their logo for the Installer.
RazorsKiss - For hosting a fixed version of Derelict that works with this Installer.
Axem - For contributing JAD 1&2 to the Mod installs.
Goober5000 - For contributing the FreeSpace Port, Awakenings, Cardinal Spear, Destiny of Peace, DEM, and ST:R to the Mod installs.
Ransom Arceihn - For contributing Transcend and Sync to the Mod installs.
Taylor - For converting and hosting the .OGG movies for FS1 and FS2.
[DW]-Hunter - for help with hosting the Installer.
Steven Spencer - for BrowserControl.java
Ronald Tschalär - for Codecs.java
Darius - For contributing Blue Planet