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Welcome one and all to the 108th FileFront Weekly Insider! It's that time of the week again, therefore we have listed all the major gaming happenings for you below, and remember, if you see something that you would like to be added to the Insider, or have a suggestion, simply E-Mail us at [email protected], or at [email protected]!

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G A M I N G N E W S
Far Cry: Obsidian Edge 2 - Update Some big news has come down the pipeline from the Obsidian Edge 2 mod team, along with some [u]great[/u] images to tickle your fancy! The mod team has stated that they have switched from [i]Pre-Alpha[/i] the the [i]Alpha[/i] build, this alone is great news, however, they have also found that a number of functions that were previously disabled were now available! Read: Obsidian Edge 2 - Update More Far Cry News: FileFront's Far Cry Files
Battlefield 2: Forgotten Hope 2 Update The Forgotten Hope 2 team has posted an update showing their new map and scout planes. Check it out! Read: Forgotten Hope 2 Update More Battlefield 2 News: FileFront's Battlefield Files
Bridge Commander: Star Trek: New Voyages- World Enough And Time **Premiere** If you have been following the Trek Fan film scene, then you know all about this interesting project. But if you do not know? Star Trek: New Voyages (World Enough And Time) Starring George Takei has been released for public viewing. And I must say I'm impressed! Read: Star Trek: New Voyages- World Enough And Time **Premiere** More Bridge Commander News: FileFront's Bridge Commander Files
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind: Interview with Joel Burgess #2 Once again, Silver Rose Studios interviewed Bethesda level designer, Joel Burgess. This interview focuses on game development, and the education involved in game development. Read: Interview with Joel Burgess #2 More The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind News: FileFront's The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Files
F.E.A.R.: F.E.A.R. Sequel Name Confirmed! The votes are in and the decision has been made, the new name that F.E.A.R. will be know by, drum roll please, Project Origin. This is what Troy Skinner, Producer of Monolith Productions had to say: Click to read. Read: F.E.A.R. Sequel Name Confirmed! More F.E.A.R. News: FileFront's F.E.A.R. Files
Star Trek: Legacy: STL: The Aftermath Stage 2 progress Welcome all to another announcement for STL: The Aftermath Onto an update on Stage 2, there has now been the addition of a third new game mode bringing the total game modes available to play up to 8. The three new game modes are Infiltrate, Sabotage and Annihilation... Read: STL: The Aftermath Stage 2 progress More Star Trek: Legacy News: FileFront's Legacy Files
Return to Castle Wolfenstein: Punkbuster for Client 1.733 Update is available Version 1.733 of the PunkBuster Client for Enemy Territory has been released to the PB Master Servers for auto-update and to their website download page. Read more. Read: Punkbuster for Client 1.733 Update is available More Return to Castle Wolfenstein News: FileFront's Return to Castle Wolfenstein Files
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: Modding Tutorial: Merchant This tutorial will teach you how to make a merchant that sells things. The first thing to do is make the merchant NPC... Read: Modding Tutorial: Merchant More The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion News: FileFront's The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Files
Battlefield 2: Battlefield Apocalypse - Mod Update Battlefield Apocalypse has some sweet new ingame screen shots of the vehicles used to get around! Read: Battlefield Apocalypse - Mod Update More Battlefield 2 News: FileFront's Battlefield Files
Armada 2: New Romulan Mod in Development? It’s not every day that I get pictures, in my personal inbox, for a mod from a person that I don’t know about. Even when giving a subject title such as, “Romulan Pictures for new mod for A2”, it’s kind of vague, but I was interested enough... Read: New Romulan Mod in Development? More Armada 2 News: FileFront's Armada 2 Files
Quake 4: HardQore Final Release Soon There is always a time when a mod team comes to a point when it is time to hang up the coat and move on and unfortunately this time has come to the HardQore. Read more. Read: HardQore Final Release Soon More Quake 4 News: FileFront's Quake 4 Files
The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind: Modding Tutorial: Rotating Trees The majority of people believe that trees can't be rotated. Wrong. There is a simple and easy system to tilt and rotate trees to provide variance in forests... Read: Modding Tutorial: Rotating Trees More The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind News: FileFront's The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind Files
Supreme Commander: SupCom amBX System released to the Public! Way back on January 12th this year during CES Philips had on display some new technology called amBX, the technology they were showing off at CES is now available for the public to purchase as they've released a Press Release, here is the press release in full: ...You need to click to read. Read: SupCom amBX System released to the Public! More Supreme Commander News: FileFront's Supreme Commander Files
Far Cry: SG Allaince looking for website designer SG Allaince is in need of some help...they are looking for someone with the saavy to design a website for them, (can this mean that the mod is nearing completion?) If you or anyne else is handy in this department, then read on ad be sure to offer your services... Read: SG Allaince looking for website designer More Far Cry News: FileFront's Far Cry Files

M O D I F I C A T I O N S
Elite Force: RPG-X Well... here it finally is; A whole two and a half years since the last version: RPG-X Version 2.0! Without any bias, I think I can safely say that this is the most sophisticated mod for Star Trek Voyager Elite Force to date. Download: RPG-X More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: More Vegetables This modification from Kevin introduces new vegetables to the game like the pepper corn, cucumber and eggplant. Download: More Vegetables More Oblivion: FileFront's The Elder Scrolls IV Files Files
Stalker: Q's Show Armor Protection This modification simply modifies the description of each outfit to include the ammount of protection they grant in each category Download: Q's Show Armor Protection More Stalker: FileFront's Stalker Files
CnC 3: Fast Fun and Crazy Here's another good modification for C&C3. It takes regular C&C3, adds walls, reduces many build times, allows more base defenses to be built, increases Superweapon damage, and adds a bunch of music. Download: Fast Fun and Crazy More CnC 3: FileFront's CnC 3 Files
Stalker: No Tracers This modification will remove all "annoying" tracers appearing out of the floor comeing out of your gun wrong and all that... Download: No Tracers More Stalker: FileFront's Stalker Files
Doom III: Annihilation X The much anticipated release of the latest update for the popular modification [b]Annihilation X[/b] is here! For those of you just back from being probed by aliens, or coming out of a coma, Annihilation X is a very enhanced version of [b]Annihilation 4.0[/b]. Download: Annihilation X More Doom III: FileFront's Doom III Files
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion: Undernethe Prequel The Undernethe is a wide-scale modification project which adds a world far beneath Tamriel. The world is a beautifully cultured and dark place, inhabited by strange monsters and tyrannical governments. Download: Undernethe Prequel More Oblivion: FileFront's The Elder Scrolls IV Files Files

M I N I M O D S
Company of Heroes: Turtle Mod Show of hands...how many of you out there get a teensy bit annoyed at your opponant(s) rushing you and yours before you even have adequit defences set up? Although there is nothing wrong with this tactic, it does take a lot of the fun and enjoyment out of the game... [i]*counts hands*[/i] uh-huh, OK, read on... Download: Turtle Mod More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files
Doom III: E3 Look mod [b]Dafama2K7[/b] is back once again, and true to form, he has not come empty handed! For those of you that enjoyed the look of the [i]classic E3 Alpha demo[/i], then [u]rejoice[/u]...we have, for your Doom3 gaming enjoyment, a mod that will achieve this! Download: E3 Look mod More Doom III: FileFront's Doom III Files
CnC 3: C&C Retarded C&C Retarded is the continuation of the "Retarded" mod series for C&C Generals Zero Hour. Download: C&C Retarded More CnC 3: FileFront's CnC 3 Files
Call of Duty 2: CoD2 Mortars and Voices for MeatBot DeekCiti and ASDFG have collaborated to produce this add-on for Maks Deryabin's CoD2 [b]MeatBot[/b] mod, the most advanced bot mod for any CoD game yet. Download: CoD2 Mortars and Voices for MeatBot More Call of Duty 2: FileFront's Call of Duty 2 Files
Doom III: Relief Extreme Shaders Everyone is always looking for ways to add to their gaming experience; How a game looks is always important, and having the graphics tweaked can only accomplish great things, with this in mind, Dafama2K7 aims to deliver! Download: Relief Extreme Shaders More Doom III: FileFront's Doom III Files
Stalker: S.T.A.L.K.E.R Weapon Sound Pack This soundpack has Recroded Real gunshot sounds. Some of these sounds include: SVU 7.62x54mm SVD 7.62x54mm I85 .223 NATO AK74 and more! Download: S.T.A.L.K.E.R Weapon Sound Pack More Stalker: FileFront's Stalker Files
Knights of the Old Republic II: New Lightsaber Color Crystals While traveling the galaxy in both [i]Knights of the Old Republic[/i] games, the Ebon Hawk was the ship that transported your crew. Exploring the inside of it is an adventure of its own. What the Ebon seemed to need is more weapons, armor, and robes to find inside. Download: New Lightsaber Color Crystals More Knights of the Old Republic II: FileFront's Knights of the Old Republic II Files
Quake 4: Parallax Extreme This graphics enhancing mod combines all the big hitter mods into one: Parallax, Parallax 1.1, Brilliant Highlights, and Extreme Quality mod & shaders. Download: Parallax Extreme More Quake 4: FileFront's Quake 4 Files
Empire at War: 1 Cred 1 Sec Mod for FoC Due to Demand, here is the 1 Cred 1 Sec mod for FoC, by Delta_____62. This Mod changes all Units and Research to cost 1 Credit, and take 1 Second to build. Download: 1 Cred 1 Sec Mod for FoC More Empire at War: FileFront's Empire at War Files
Battlefield 2: Screams for Death Here's CrazyAce with his latest version of the sound mod 'Screams for Death'. Download: Screams for Death More Battlefield 2: FileFront's Battlefield Files
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: Jaymod 2.1.7 Jaymod is a server side mod that adds extra features into the game. Download: Jaymod 2.1.7 More Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: FileFront's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Files
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Magic Weapons 2 This is an update to somen00b's earlier Magic Weapons 2 mod. Those familiar with it will find a few things changed. Download: Magic Weapons 2 More Star Wars Battlefront 2: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Files
Soldier of Fortune 2: Soldiers from Hell Update to 1.3 This is a update to the soldiers from hell mod update from 1.2 to 1.3. Emotes have been added along with some other fixes... Download: Soldiers from Hell Update to 1.3 More Soldier of Fortune 2: FileFront's Soldier of Fortune 2 Files
Battlefield 2: New Main Menu Music The second of the mini-mods by W4rbird submitted, this time it's a mod that changes the menu music in BF2. Download: New Main Menu Music More Battlefield 2: FileFront's Battlefield Files
Knights of the Old Republic: Revamped Pazaak Store Allronix provides us with another mod. Here's the chant: the Twi'lek in the Lower City of Taris will now be only too pleased to sell you every single pazaak card in existence - in the modder's own words "Gives the Taris cardstore every kind of pazaak card available." Download: Revamped Pazaak Store More Knights of the Old Republic: FileFront's Knights of the Old Republic Files

M A P S
Company of Heroes: Crossing the Rhine [b]$ TEXAS $[/b] has returned with an updated version to his extremely popular map... As mentioned in the earlier version, it's always great when a developer listens to the ideas and suggestions of the community, however, it's even better when a developer turns these ideas/suggestions into something that the whole community will enjoy! Such is the case with Crossing the Rhine. Download: Crossing the Rhine More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files
Warcraft III: Kodo Tag It's time to have a bit of [i]Hide-n-Seek[/i] fun with the revamped version of the popular map [file="44990"]Kodo Tag Elite (1.1)[/file]. For those of you that are wondering what this map is all about, Kodo Tag v1.1 | Remade has each player in possession of a runner that has to avoid Kodos for thirty minutes. Download: Kodo Tag More Warcraft III: FileFront's Warcraft III Files
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Bespin Platforms This map appears to be a restoration of the old Bespin Platforms map from SWBF. It has been enabled for SWBF 2, and is now mostly functional. Yes, it's all there. This is more or less for those of you who would like to get this map (my personal favorite from SWBF) without downloading the Conversion Pack. Download: Bespin Platforms More Star Wars Battlefront 2: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Files
Star Wars Battlefront 2: Veriss: Mining Colony This map, by EraOfDesann, brings us to the remote mining planet Veriss. The first thing you notice about Veriss, and easily its strongest feature, is its originality of setting. Download: Veriss: Mining Colony More Star Wars Battlefront 2: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Files
Dawn of War: Dark Crusade: Urban Assault Urban based map here, looks pretty cool, allot of hard work has gone into this map... Download: Urban Assault More DoW: Dark Crusade: FileFront's Dawn of War Files
Call of Duty 2: MP Fobdors' Arena Here we have a new CoD2 MP map by a new developer in the database, Fobdor. This is his first map, and a sweet on at that. You are concealed by the darkness of the night, and there are only a few lights; giving you almost complete stealthiness to sneak around and attack your opponents. Download: MP Fobdors' Arena More Call of Duty 2: FileFront's Call of Duty Files
Company of Heroes: Borderclash [i]Borderclash[/i] is sure to keep you on your toes as you continue on with the [i]good fight[/i]. So strap on your boots and lock-n-load, prepare yourself for a 4 player skirmish map, with the same objective as always...do onto them before they do onto you! Download: Borderclash More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files
Medal of Honor: Stalingrad Revamped Updated version that fixes several MAJOR glitches and adds an access to the roofs. Download: Stalingrad Revamped More Medal of Honor: FileFront's Medal of Honor Files
CnC 3: Pipeline Problems Pipeline Problems is a creative remake from the old map. This time, it's in a red zone. The map has big tiberian clusters around the map and many oil pipes go through the map. The terrain is very good, and is definitely a highlight of the map. Download: Pipeline Problems More CnC 3: FileFront's CnC 3 Files
Warcraft III: Night of the Dead: Special Ops Here is an awesome map for all of you NOTD (and NOTD to-be) lovers! Night of the Dead: Special Ops picks up where the immensely popular [b]Night of the Dead II[/b] left off; [b]FM_Bilouxi[/b] & [b]FM_Osiris[/b] did a superb job, and now [b]Nxuan[/b] and [b]Syrus[/b] are carrying the torch to light your way in this cyber-land! Download: Night of the Dead: Special Ops More Warcraft III: FileFront's Warcraft III Files
Soldier of Fortune 2: Off World I like this one as it is a bit different. It is a 2 level oval shaped map with a nicely done middle. R2D2 seems to be running around in certain bits which adds to the fun. A lot of work has gone into this map. Download: Off World More Soldier of Fortune 2: FileFront's Soldier of Fortune 2 Files
Dawn of War: Dark Crusade: Desert Choke A gorgeous and simplistic desert map, centering around a central choke for bloody mayhem. Download: Desert Choke More DoW: Dark Crusade: FileFront's Dawn of War Files
Unreal Tournament 2004: DM-UFO Now, it may just be me, but so much about this map screams "Classic UT". Again, there's a simple layout. Again, there's a very smooth flow of gameplay. Again, the FPS is as high as it can get, and again, it takes more than just running down a corridor to get to a pickup. Download: DM-UFO More Unreal Tournament 2004: FileFront's Unreal Tournament 2004 Files
Medal of Honor: The stadium Great Soccer Stadium Multiplayer Map including 2 customs soccer players skin. Download: The stadium More Medal of Honor: FileFront's Medal of Honor Files
Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: Battery Recharged 1.3.0 The mighty Axis shore battery 'Siegfried' is harassing Allied shipping in the Mediterranean. The Axis must protect Siegfried from Allied attempts at sabotage. Download: Battery Recharged 1.3.0 More Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: FileFront's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Files
Battlefield 1942: King of the Island A small, king-of-the-hill style map for BF1942. Supports Conquest, Coop, and SP. Download: King of the Island More Battlefield 1942: FileFront's Battlefield 1942 Files
Company of Heroes: Supply Lines Due to an issue with the previous release, $ TEXAS $ has submitted an updated version! Supply Lines is a fairly large four player map that will have you fighting the good fight with a European countryside as the backdrop...it's best to not pay to much attention to the landscape though, remember what you're here for... Download: Supply Lines More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files
Warcraft III: Kodo Tag It's time to have a bit of [i]Hide-n-Seek[/i] fun with the revamped version of the popular map [file="44990"]Kodo Tag Elite (1.1)[/file]. For those of you that are wondering what this map is all about, Kodo Tag v1.1 | Remade has each player in possession of a runner that has to avoid Kodos for thirty minutes. Download: Kodo Tag More Warcraft III: FileFront's Warcraft III Files
Elite Force: Station 144 After being without a computer since Spring, Gigon makes his return to the [i]Elite Force[/i] community with a treat....he brings with him a map made from scratch; This map comes with excellent bot support, so you have no fear of being bored. Download: Station 144 More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files

S K I N S / M O D E L S
Jedi Knight III: Toshi's Yoda Brace yourselves for our little Green friend is back in action with a new model to please all you fans out there. Oh and may I add, this is a good one. Ive been following the progress of this model, and boy, I don't know how Toshi does it but he's not only a fast modeler, hes a decent one at that. Download: Toshi's Yoda More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files
Knights of the Old Republic: New Underwear One thing most of us humans do when we wear clothing is to wear underwear underneath it. Yeah, so decide to go commando, but in the [i]Knights of the Old Republic[/i] world, everybody wears it. The question we need to ask ourselves, “Are they really suppose to be wearing underwear since it’s a part of the Star Wars Universe?” Download: New Underwear More Knights of the Old Republic: FileFront's Knights of the Old Republic Files
Bridge Commander: WileyCoyote's Excelsiors This set (of Excelsiors) is a retexture done by WileyCoyote, Retextured Dreamyards NX Excelsior, USS Excelsior, and USS ValleyForge. Download: WileyCoyote's Excelsiors More Bridge Commander: FileFront's Bridge Commander Files
Star Trek: Legacy: Sovereign001 Vor'cha Attack Cruiser Straight from the master of retexturing himself, [b]Sovereign001[/b] brings another fantastic CGI-type retexture for Legacy. As he promised in a recent news update, he is releasing more CGI influenced textures to the community and this is his version of the Klingon Vor'cha. Download: Sovereign001 Vor'cha Attack Cruiser More Star Trek: Legacy: FileFront's Star Trek: Legacy Files
Jedi Knight III: Sith Gungan Here we have a variant on [file="3815"]Major Clod's Jar Jar Binks model[/file]. As is the usual, the model has been Sithified. Download: Sith Gungan More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files
Aliens vs Predator 2: Chameleon Model With there being hardly any new character models in AvP2, I decided to take Primal Hunt's Chameleon model and make it both a playable singleplayer and multiplayer character. The model was originally a huge lizard-like creature you briefly encounter in Primal Hunt's singleplayer... Download: Chameleon Model More Aliens vs Predator 2: FileFront's Aliens vs Predator 2 Files
Medal of Honor: Cloth Health Meter Simple cloth looking Health Bar. Download: Cloth Health Meter More Medal of Honor: FileFront's Medal of Honor Files
Dawn of War Dark Crusade: Kamino's Badges and Banners Some simple Badges and Banners from Kamino. These are an excellent addition to any set, and are simple enough to fit right in with the game. Download: Kamino's Badges and Banners More Dawn of War Dark Crusade: FileFront's Dawn of War Dark Crusade Files
Jedi Knight III: Bumblebee I for one was surprised to hear a model of this certain character being made and submitted. People have been requesting some sort of Transformer model since the day I joined this community. Download: Bumblebee More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files

D E M O S
[b][u]Arvoch Conflict v1.508 Demo[/u][/b] New specular effects have been added to ships for a shiny metallic look and radar markers have been added for navigation points and mission waypoints. Download: Arvoch Conflict v1.508 Demo
[b][u]Race 07 Demo[/u][/b] The RACE 07 demo allows you to fully explore the two tracks of Anderstorp, Sweden and Brands Hatch, UK along with the BMW E90 and Seat Leon. All from the current FIA WTCC calendar of 2007. Download: Race 07 Demo
[b][u]Death to Spies English Demo[/u][/b] A demo allowing you to try the English version of Death to Spies. Download: Death to Spies English Demo
[b][u]StuntMANIA!pro v1.3 Demo - Mac[/u][/b] StuntMANIA!pro is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments. Download: StuntMANIA!pro v1.3 Demo - Mac
[b][u]StuntMANIA!pro v1.3 Demo - Windows[/u][/b] StuntMANIA!pro is a fast paced 3D car stunt driving game, where you get to perform the most amazing tricks and stunts in some really cool environments. Download: StuntMANIA!pro v1.3 Demo - Windows
[b][u]Chromadrome 2 Demo[/u][/b] A demo allowing you to try out Alpha 72 Games' Chromadrome 2. Download: Chromadrome 2 Demo

T R A I L E R S
[b][u]Army of Two Trailer 5[/u][/b] This trailer features just under a minute of ingame footage. Download: Army of Two Trailer 5
[b][u]World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (WM/Sm)[/u][/b] A cool and unique cut-scene video for World in Conflict. Download: World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (WM/Sm)
[b][u]World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (QT/Sm)[/u][/b] A cool and unique cut-scene video for World in Conflict. Download: World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (QT/Sm)
[b][u]World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (WM/Lg)[/u][/b] A cool and unique cut-scene video for World in Conflict. Download: World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (WM/Lg)
[b][u]World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (QT/Lg)[/u][/b] A cool and unique cut-scene video for World in Conflict. Download: World in Conflict 'Preacher' Trailer (QT/Lg)
[b][u]Code Lyoko Wii Gameplay Video[/u][/b] Game Factory Games has released the first ever Wii gameplay footage for Code Lyoko. Download: Code Lyoko Wii Gameplay Video
[b][u]Shadow of Legend CES 2007 Trailer[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of Shadow of Legend, a cross-platform MMORPG. Download: Shadow of Legend CES 2007 Trailer
[b][u]Shadow of Legend Trailer 2[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of Shadow of Legend, a cross-platform MMORPG. Download: Shadow of Legend Trailer 2
[b][u]Shadow of Legend Trailer 1[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of Shadow of Legend, a cross-platform MMORPG. Download: Shadow of Legend Trailer 1
[b][u]FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Blizzaja' Trailer[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of a Blizzaja in FF Tactics: The War Of The Lions, an epic combat adventure set in the Final Fantasy universe. Download: FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Blizzaja' Trailer
[b][u]FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Ifrit' Trailer[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of an Ifrit in FF Tactics: The War Of The Lions, an epic combat adventure set in the Final Fantasy universe. Download: FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Ifrit' Trailer
[b][u]FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Curaga' Trailer[/u][/b] A trailer featuring footage of a Curaga in FF Tactics: The War Of The Lions, an epic combat adventure set in the Final Fantasy universe. Download: FF Tactics: The Lion War 'Curaga' Trailer
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