Once in a while you will have a Mod come along that will change your entire perception of Bridge Commander. This new effort by USS_Frontier called Galaxy Charts. Will forever change your view of
Quick battle as you know it. This modification opens up the system maps and the way you warp in Bridge Commander! Allowing the player freedom of choice, in setting up combat scenarios. Galaxy Charts brings an SFC2 flavor to Bridge Commander. Now you can set up real distances, and create Empires designating which systems they control. And assign a Random Defence Force (RDF) to protect the controlling Empire's assets. You will need BC 1.1 Patch, and United Main Menu. The [UMM] functions make Galaxy Charts more customizable to the player's tastes. And is [b]"Highly Recommended"[/b]. Everything about the Galaxy Charts mod is impressive. From the visual graphic interface of the Milky Way Galaxy and established grid lines. To the way you Warp, showing the customized and ambient lighting while warping. Giving the ship model in Warp-flight a more canon and authentic look. Also, with the use of [UMM], you the player can get rid of the annoying display text normally visible while warping. Controlled the variations of Warp streaks. And now you can drop out of warp into open space. Enemy A.I.'s will not only follow you threw warp, but attack you en route to your destination. Which you can now alter your course and destination mid-flight. You will also get comprehensive information and scientific data analysis about each Star system you enter. Displayed on a distinctive LCARS interface. And this information can be customized by the player. With two utilities included too create system and region plug in scripts to your design. The Galaxy Chart's functions are controllable under both the Helm and Science menus with the button called "Stellar Cartography". So, get ready to establish your Neutral Zones, creating Empires with Political and Economic power base in the expanded Galaxy! Definitely Download Worthy!