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Evochron Alliance Details

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Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 4:11 pm

Evochron Alliance Details

Evochron Alliance
A Freeform 3D Space Combat, Trading, and Mercenary Simulator
Website: http://starfighter.home.att.net/evochronalliance/index.htm

Explore and survive in the diverse sci-fi universe of Evochron Alliance!
Customize and optimize your ship with the all new real-time shipyard.
Master ultimate firepower and technology with several new weapons and upgrades.
Join with other players in multiplayer for intense action.
Create your own missions and systems to expand the Evochron Alliance universe.
Choose the role you want in true freeform gameplay.







Post Sun Apr 01, 2007 4:16 pm

Modable
One of the great things about Lancers Reactor is its Mod community.
Evochron Alliance is Modable so start submitting those Mod's.

Customizing Kit
DOWNLOAD THE EVOCHRON ALLIANCE 2.0 CUSTOMIZING KIT - 328 KB
The Customizing Kit provides sample images and instructions on modifying the game with custom content.

One of the main design objectives for Evochron Alliance was to provide many new options to customize the game. Space-sim fans are very imaginative people who often have their own vision of how such a game should be done. Evochron Alliance gives you the freedom to change many aspects of the game to help bring your ideas to life. Such options include the ability to import your own ship designs, textures, HUD designs, create custom systems, and more. Combined with the diverse control options and freeform gameplay, Evochron Alliance provides a feature-packed template that can be used to explore your design ideas.

Frequently Asked Questions

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Run a Multiplayer Server
Dedicated Server Program
DOWNLOAD EVOCHRON ALLIANCE 2.0 SERVER PROGRAM - 1.8 MB
The Server Program lets a host manage a multiplayer game without having to run the entire game.

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Evochron Alliance 2.128 Released...
Version 2.128 is ready for download and includes the following improvements:
- You can now deactivate stealth devices prior to their default cloaking duration by pressing the secondary device button a second time.
- Docking lights for space stations now provide a flight path to the docking port rather than just a circle around it.
- If targeted ship is destroyed, the targeting system will now give priority to the next nearest hostile (rather than just the next nearest ship).
- For widescreen resolutions, players can now manually adjust the mouse cursor offset to adapt to various aspect ratios.
- Support for multiple control devices enhanced (in particular, CH controllers such as rudder pedals).
- Mouse wheel throttle control now disables when using the navigation console (for all mouse flight control modes).
- Y Nav point position no longer changes with mouse wheel throttle input in mouse flight control modes.
- Secondary throttle control with game device buttons added.

Note: the download page at Evochron Alliance 2.0 Downloads shows "DOWNLOAD EVOCHRON ALLIANCE 2.0 - 22 MB - provided by SW3DG" the Evochron Alliance 2.0 staff didn't update the version number but you will be downloading version 2.128

You can download the game at http://starfighter.home.att.net/evochronalliance/downloads.htm

And you can also download the demo here at Lancers Reactor - http://www.lancersreactor.com/t/download/download.asp?id=2360 which can be upgraded to the full game just by purchasing it on the Evochron Alliance purchase page at http://starfighter.home.att.net/evochronalliance/index.htm

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Evochron Alliance Main Features

True freeform gameplay without plot restrictions, conditions, or limitations. Experience ultimate gameplay freedom and play the game the way you want to.

All new dedicated interactive training mode to provide the necessary basics for survival.

Unified single player and multiplayer gameplay which lets you keep what you earn in both modes. Multiplayer features both AI and human controlled ships. Built-in voice chat included.

Enhanced 3D game engine with new effects, textures, and performance.

Dynamic economy with realistic variable item availability.

Explore for hidden commodity and weapon storage containers which offer free reloading, upgrades, and other valuable items.

Use your wealth to build new ships, buy better weapons, install upgrades, load commodities, and more.

All new Shipyard lets you customize your ship for the role you want to play. Optimize your ship for defense, exploration, combat, or transporting... the choice is yours.

No restricted trade lanes or warp gates to hold you back. The game's universe is yours to explore with an open space navigation system and built-in jump drives.

Realistic zero gravity inertia based 'Newtonian' style flight model including complete 3-way rotation and 3-way direction control. An advanced inertial dampening system helps keep flight control simple in space, atmospheres, and gravity fields.

In-game real time control of buying and selling, no dropping to a non-interactive cut scene when docking. You are in control of your ship the entire time.

Realistic environment interaction. Nebula clouds, asteroid fields, planet atmospheres, moons, and more all provide unique options for shelter and combat strategy.

Quick one-key access to jump drive navigation and inventory management. You control all system travel and inventory decisions right from the cockpit.

Explore both charted and uncharted systems with several secret locations to discover. Create your own custom systems to further populate the Evochron universe.

Form clans in multiplayer and use profile indentifiers to establish the threat level of your clan with other clans in the game.

Modify the Heads-Up-Display, cockpit, textures, ships, and names of all weapons, items, upgrades, and ship frames to customize the look and feel of the game. Evochron Alliance lets you use your imagination to customize the game for your own design preferences.

Supports keyboard, mouse, gamepad, and joystick flight control. Use the controls you prefer to play the game. Force feedback control is also supported.

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