This is the Gryphon Class fighter for the Federation. Designed as a heavy escort this did the job that the Peregrine class fighter's could not. Destroy Jem'Hadar attack craft and survive. The texture is lightmapped, and there are hardpoints for Strobes, Steam Emitters and Plasma emitters. Install instructions make the fighter buildable from your base. Please remember that you cannot redistribute this for any kind of profit, and that you use this mod at your own risk.
Now, this ship has been in and around various forums, both at GF and I believe AFC for quite some time. Finally, it has been finished, and (as you can see by the ReadMe) a few people have taken part in its production.
Anyhow, if your looking for a quick fighter that fits in nicely between the Peregrine & Defiant, then this little fighter is for you ;)
Gryphon Class Fighter Readme ---------------------------- Thank you for downloading the Federation Gryphon Fighter. This Ship does come with a lightmapped texture, as well as plasma and steam ventings. Lastly there are three sets of Red and Green Strobes present. Follow the instructions below to correctly install this mod to your Armada 2 base directory: *** NOTE *** THIS DOES NOT REQUIRE A CLEAN INSTALL OF ARMADA 2. THIS MOD ALSO HAS NOT BEEN TESTED WITH ANYTHING OTHER THAN V1.1, USE AT OWN RISK. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ------------------------- 1) Unzip the contents of the zip file into a temporary directory. 2) Open the folder C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\Bitmaps\AdmiralsLog\ShipImages and copy fgryphon.bmp there. 3) Open the folder C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\ODF\Ships and copy fgryphon.odf into it. 4) Open the folder C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\SOD and place the fgryphon.sod file there. 5) Finally open C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\Textures\RGB and paste fgryphon.tga, gbfgryphon.tga, and fwiregryphon.tga there. 6) Next to add the ship to your game, open C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\ODF\Stations\fbase.odf with a text editor, scroll down until you see: //Construction Parameters buildItem0 = "fconst" buildItem1 = "ffreight" buildItem2 = "fcargo" buildItem3 = "fsrepair" add buildItem4 = "fgryphon" right below buildItem3 = "fsrepair" 7) Next to get the buildbutton and wireframe to appear, open C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\Sprites\gui_global.spr, scroll down to the scetion titled Federation buildbuttons, add this line right below @reference=512: b_fgryphon gbfgryphon 0 0 64 64 for the wireframe scroll down some more until you find # federation wire frames, with @reference=256 right below it, then add this below that line: fgryphonw1 Fwiregryphon 256 256 256 256 8) The final step is to add the Gryphon to your techtree. Open the C:\Activision\Star Trek Armada 2\techtrees\ folder and then open the techtree(s) you want to add the ship to (I reccomend tech1.tt and fulltech.tt) Anywhere in the file (tech1.tt or fulltech.tt) add the line: fgryphon.odf 1 fyard.odf //Gryphon Class 9) If you followed these easy steps then you should now have the Gryphon class in your Armada 2 game. Enjoy. DISCLAIMER ---------- THIS MOD IS NOT MADE, DISTRIBUTED, OR SUPPORTED BY ACTIVISION TM & (C) ACTIVISION & PARAMOUNT PICTURES. Star Trek Armada 2 is copyrighted to Activision and Maddoc. Star Trek, and all the various Series, images, refernces, and Movies are copyrighted to CBS Paramount. Mesh and texture designed by KadenDark. No infringement intended. All rights reserved. These files are provided freely for private use only and may not be sold without license under international law. You download this model and its associated files with the following understanding: 1) That you will not distribute any part of this zip in any capacity for any means of profit. 2) That you will refrain from editing any part of the mesh and/or textures without permission from the original creator of this work (KadenDark, not myself). 3) Any image usage or reconversions/additional usage will carry the credits below. If you are agreeable to these points the feel free to use this. If not then you are politely asked to remove it from your PC. CREDITS ------- Original Mesh + Textures: KadenDark Texture Reapplication: Major A Payne Wireframe: ChileTrek Buildbutton, ODF's + Admiral's Log pic: Lord_Trekie Contact ------- In the event of any necessary contact then please use the following methods: - EMAIL: starwart12588(at)yahoo(dot)com - FileFront Forums UserName: Lord_Trekie Thankyou for downloading this release. Lord_Trekie
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