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Tuesday, November 29, 2005

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Privateer Gemini Patched to 1.01
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Version 1.01 of Privateer Gemini Gold has been released, adding a host of new bug fixes, updates, and additions to the game. A remake of the original Privateer, an open ended space adventure set in the Wing Commander universe, Gemini Gold adds new graphics and real 3D spaceflight.

Here's a list of what 1.01 includes:

Special Features
- High Quality textures for the Tarsus
- Planets with clouds, Space Stations have lightmaps
- Oxford and Palan missions are easier now (rebalanced)

- possible speed improvements during bootup and gameplay
- luxury/natural goods model gets a new texture
- adds high-res explosion animations
- bases and planets now have an automatic landing zone
- Oxford library computer animation added
- adds jump activation sound
- repair droids are working a lot faster
- sets the ship's starting speed to ~150kps
- reduces number of available cargo missions
- uses Wing Commander style missile lock animation

- drone mission bug
- Ship Dealer graphic at Oxford
- explosion sound for asteroids
- Derelict Base now always spawns
- *.blank on the navigation computer
- "fix" button bug on the upgrade computer
- cargo-bug which prevented to accept and fly a mission
- artifact-loss-through ship purchase
- spawned cargo in cargo hold after ship purchase
- mercenary computer display graphic bug
- removes unimportant information from commodity computer
- removes neutral com faces for the paradigm
- ship's energy system fixed (ecm bug)
- prevents collision after ship explosion (with eject seats)
- never ending escort missions
- miggs now shows his face and speaks to you
- removes "news" and "ship dealer" from some computer consoles
- orion price changed to 75.000
- tractor beams removed from talons
- request landing "0" removed (without function)

Privateer Gemini Gold is an open source project created by The Gemini Gold Team and is available for OS X, Linux, and Windows systems. It requires at least an 800Mhz G4 processor to run.

Download the game at and learn more about the game at the link below.

MGF: Privateer Gemini Gold 1.01
Privateer Gemini Gold

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