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Welcome one and all to the 136th FileFront Weekly Insider!

It's that time of the week again, and I am back! :) 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 drop us an E-Mail at The Insider!

Gaming News | Modifications | Mini-Mods | Maps | Skins / Models | Demos | Patches | Trailers

G A M I N G N E W S

Elite Force: Star Trek: Freelance website goes live! As production on Griffin Endurance's EF1 single player mod Star Trek: Freelance continues at a slow but steady pace, he has put up a website all about his project. The author has added a collection of screenshots, including many never seen before. There is also a FAQ and other information about the mod....Check it out! Read: Star Trek: Freelance website goes live! More Elite Force News: FileFront's Elite Force Files

Star Trek: Legacy: New Project anounced! Kobol's Last Gleaming, a Battlestar Galactica Total Conversion is in the early phases of development for Legacy. Though not much is known about the mod itself I have seen first hand some of the pre-alpha videos of raiders and vipers dogging it out in space and it has alot of raw potential. Read: New Project anounced! More Star Trek: Legacy: FileFront's Star Trek: Legacy Files

Empire at War: Bly's Mod Bly is already continuing his mod (which began with BSRC which is hosted at EAWFiles). He will start off with land changes and adding some new units to the game. However he has a problem. Not all units he wants to add to his mod exist. Read: Bly's Mod More Empire at War News: FileFront's Empire at War Files

Jedi Knight III: Nexus Realm RolePlaying Server The Nexus Realm RP server and forums are now open to the public! Nexus Realm is a fantasy story, where an evil Genesi rules the realm as it's god. His power corrupts the world, causing strange dimensional rifts. Strange people from different realities appear all over the Realm...Check it out! Read: Nexus Realm RolePlaying Server More Jedi Knight III News: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files

CnC 3: New Uprising Unit Profile: The Archer Maiden Apoc added this amazon's unit profile today, and I must say, her arrows barrage ability is a sight to behold. Her primary function however is to add some much needed anti-air for the Imperials. Read: New Uprising Unit Profile: The Archer Maiden More CnC 3 News: FileFront's CnC 3 Files

Half-Life 2: Master Sword: Source Weekly Update In order to keep the community apprised of any news with the mod, the Master Sword: Source Weekly Update was formed..."Every Monday we hope to give you a glimpse behind the curtain, show you what’s new, and put the Developer’s Spotlight on a member of the team..." Read: Master Sword: Source Weekly Update More Half-Life 2 News: FileFront's Half-Life 2 Files

Battlefield 2: Interstate Nitro Update "This is Phatty2x4, Co-leader of the Interstate Nitro mod team. I thought I'd make a post to update everyone as to what's going on. We haven't gone anywhere, we're still kicking, albeit slowly but we're chugging along" ...Read more! Read: Interstate Nitro Update More Battlefield 2 News: FileFront's Battlefield 2 Files

Empire at War: Star Wars: Galaxy at War Jonathon is here to describe his Star Wars: Galaxy at War mod to the EAWFiles community. Some of you may have been here when he released my Star Wars: Galaxy at War mini mod. Yes, he was the original GAW name holder for EAW. Galaxy at War is a mod which does everything in Star Wars... Read: Star Wars: Galaxy at War More Empire at War News: FileFront's Empire at War Files

Team Fortress 2: Scout Update 1:: The Sandman Valve just gave out the first information on the up coming scout update: "You Scouts are gonna love this highly collectible bat that smacks baseballs at the other team, stunning the living crap outta anybody dumb, slow, drunk, mute or Australian enough to get in the way..." Check it out! Read: Scout Update 1:: The Sandman More Team Fortress 2 News: FileFront's Team Fortress 2 Files

Call of Duty 2: New CoD2 Total Conversion Announced -- Vietnam: No Truce No Truce is a Mod for Call of Duty 2 that changes the game from the battlefields of World War II to the battlefields of the Vietnam War. For the moment this mod will add only new weapons. In this mod there will be two teams, the U.S. and the VC. Read more information. Read: New CoD2 Total Conversion Announced -- Vietnam: No Truce More Call of Duty 2 News: FileFront's Call of Duty 2 Files

Battle for Middle Earth 2: SEE Mod Update 15th February 2009 Mordor Slayer posted these screens on the forums and thought I'd share them over here with all of you, some great screens, just don't drool over your keyboard! Read: SEE Mod Update 15th February 2009 More Battle for Middle Earth 2 News: FileFront's Battle for Middle Earth 2 Files

Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK: Age of Numenor Plans for the Campaign Update This is a draft campaign for the Age of Numenor Mod, so take a look and say what you think, for me it brings back the old style campaign and real old school battles that the BFME2/RotWK campaign missed. Read: Age of Numenor Plans for the Campaign Update More Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK News: FileFront's Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK Files

CnC 3: Chat with the Devs on Friday! CnC fans, join the C&C Dev Team in their very first live chat on Xfire this Friday at 7PM EST (4PM PST)! They're having a chat party and everyone is invited to join! You may also win a copy of Red Alert 3: Uprising. Check out the details! Read: Chat with the Devs on Friday! More CnC 3 News: FileFront's CnC 3 Files

Team Fortress 2: Scout Update 2 :: Arena Watchtower & CP Junction An Arena map that plays unlike any of Valve’s Arena maps, with a heavy focus on vertical space and long, open sight lines. Control of the central building is a key decision that teams must wrestle over. More Sniper friendly than most Arena maps, it’s a perfect complement to the Scout update. Batter up! Read: Scout Update 2 :: Arena Watchtower & CP Junction More Team Fortress 2 News: FileFront's Team Fortress 2 Files

Elite Force 2: Elite Force Review: Episode Eight Welcome to the eighth episode of the Elite Force Review! :) This week, its the season finale, and John presents some new screenshots from upcoming maps, whilst Luke interviews a very well known member of the community... As its the finale, the show is split into two parts. Read: Elite Force Review: Episode Eight More Elite Force 2 News: FileFront's Elite Force 2 Files

Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK: Goblins vs Dwarves Guide One last strategy for the Goblins before we switch over to our next faction, this game is between Dwarves and Goblins, which might I add is the hardest for Goblins due to the fact how Goblins have such low health and how strong Dwarves are. Read: Goblins vs Dwarves Guide Also Read: Goblin General Guide More Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK News: FileFront's Battle for Middle Earth 2: ROTWK Files

M O D I F I C A T I O N S

Company of Heroes: Darthborne Mod Here it is! A new version of the popular Darthborne Mod has arrive! It is now version 1.6 and you can expect a number of changes to this mod. Fans of this mod should make this a priority download as this version includes many new content such as improvements balance, and skins to name a few! Download: Darthborne Mod More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files

Jedi Knight III: Throwable Saber Staffs This small mod enables saber throw on saber staffs in single player mode. Quite deadly, as the author said, and I found it quite fun to play with. In addition, enemies will also pick up this ability, so be ready for some more action! Download: Throwable Saber Staffs More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files

Company of Heroes: RC Realism RC Realism is a mod that seeks to correct some of the limitations that we felt the game had. A plethora of new changes were implemented, particularly dealing with infantry of all factions. Download: RC Realism More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files

Star Wars Battlefront: Battlefront Main Play Mod This is version 3 of the "Star Wars: Battlefront Main Play Mod". It is the first part - the sides and mission.lvl file needed to run the mod. It makes the same changes as version 1 - new sides and heroes, but changes are made more universal. Download: Battlefront Main Play Mod More Star Wars Battlefront: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront Files

Battlefield 2: SR-71 Blackbird Addon for Highway To Hell This is a Small addition, but a nice one. This addon for the Highway To Hell Mod fixes a minor problem with the AI always crashing the american F35,and....(drumroll please....) adds a new vehicle, the Lockheed Martin SR-71 BLACKBIRD to the american team on Highway tampa. Download: SR-71 Blackbird Addon for Highway To Hell More Battlefield 2: FileFront's Battlefield 2 Files

Stalker: Gosuke Weapon Mod 4 This mod modifies a part of animation of weapons and adds new weapon "Sturm Ruger GP100". Download: Gosuke Weapon Mod 4 More Stalker: FileFront's Stalker Files

Half-Life 2: Fortress Forever v2.3 Full Installation Fortress Forever is a Team Fortress modification for Half-life 2's Source Engine. Our independent team has created this modification entirely from scratch. Fortress Forever should please those who have stuck with or been a part Half-life: TFC over the years while at the same time doing more for new TF players than any prior Fortress attempt. Download: Fortress Forever v2.3 Full Installation More Half-Life 2: FileFront's Half-Life 2 Files

Jedi Knight III: Kick Sabers This mod replaces saber throwing with kicking. Its simple as that, it adds a bit more realism to the game Download: Kick Sabers More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files

Bridge Commander: DS9 new shield + New damage and sparks The new damage and sparks are more realistic than the previous. The developer hopes you will like this and the new 1.1 version of the Deep Space Nine Shield effect. Download: DS9 new shield + New damage and sparks More Bridge Commander: FileFront's Bridge Commander Files

M I N I M O D S

Company of Heroes: RC Realism RC Realism is a mod that seeks to correct some of the limitations that we felt the game had. A plethora of new changes were implemented, particularly dealing with infantry of all factions. Check the changelogs for all the details! Download: RC Realism More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files

Call of Duty: Zombies Mod What is this mod, you ask? Well, for those that don't know this is the Call of Duty 1.5 Zombie Mod! It's based off of the many other zombie mods we've seen over the years, with some of the great old features we know and love, plus lots of new ones. Download: Zombies Mod More Call of Duty: FileFront's Call of Duty Files

Far Cry: Half Robots (v1.0.0.0) Half Robots starts off where the stock version of Far Cry ended, Jack s thrown back into the thick of things as he once again fights for his very survival! Once again, as Jack, you are charged with tracking down the elusive Doctor Krieger and dispensing the kind of justice that this particular madman deserves. Download: Half Robots (v1.0.0.0) More Far Cry: FileFront's Far Cry Files

Battlefield 2: Touch of Chaos (1.0) Touch of Chaos is a mod that aims to be less "excessive" than other mods of this type. It adds infinite ammo, some new sounds, invincible transport vehicles, AA shotguns, devastating C4, etc. Download: Touch of Chaos (1.0) More Battlefield 2: FileFront's Battlefield 2 Files

CoD: World at War: CoD:WaW: competitionMod (1.4) Welcome to comMod. A unified rule set war mod for Call of Duty: World at War. With custom weapon select menus, soft core & hardcore modes, many gametypes supported, 1v1 and 2v2 modes, low client size downloads, weapon balancing and much more it makes comMod the premium in unified rule set war mods for CoD:WaW! Download: CoD:WaW: competitionMod (1.4) More Call of Duty: FileFront's Call of Duty Files

Star Trek: Legacy: Aftermath Add-on Pack E This pack is a special once of pack as we will be having two packs instead of one for the month. Pack E contains nothing but new ships, 5 in total. What you get are the Apollo/Saladin (new model), Belknap, Glancer,Federation and the Federation Refit. Download: Aftermath Add-on Pack E More Star Trek: Legacy: FileFront's Star Trek: Legacy Files

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: Gun Pc 550 It is this small including package new protect Pc 550 , which replaces thompson. Protect your own men, it possesses with functions as well as it possesses visual effects. Download: Gun Pc 550 More Enemy Territory: FileFront's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Files

Stalker: STALKER Weather Overhauled This is the full version of S.W.O. v3.0 mod. Download: STALKER Weather Overhauled More Stalker: FileFront's Stalker Files

Call of Duty 2: Modified Walther P-38 (beta) Here's an awesome new weapon mod for Call of Duty 2 that gives you a Walther P-38 for both single- and multiplayer modes. The gun replaces the Luger and is based on Torr3's Walther P-38. Download: Modified Walther P-38 (beta) More Call of Duty 2: FileFront's Call of Duty 2 Files

Doom III: BattleReady (v2.0) BattleReady (v2.0) has not seen an update, for close to a year, and this version will go a long ways to putting a smile on your face! Originally crafted by Trojanman190, this mod will make several changes to your Doom installation, with an end result being a much harder game to beat, and a totally new and fun Doom adventure! Download: BattleReady (v2.0) More Doom III: FileFront's Doom III Files

Soldier of Fortune 2: RoCmod V8 2.0c - Experimental Scope (1.0) This Scope is a variation of my scope called "Scope Simple Mod" posted at Jun 2006. The new project have the same size of the original game scope with less transparency and thin lines and grids. Download: RoCmod V8 2.0c - Experimental Scope (1.0) More Soldier of Fortune 2: FileFront's Soldier of Fortune 2 Files

Star Trek: Legacy: Star Trek Legacy 1.3 (Unofficial patch) What's this...well good question. This is an unofficial patch by Zube which improves stock 1.2. Basically this boils down to being an odf mod witha few good fixes though its compatability with the major mods is less than likely given the changes it involves. Download: Star Trek Legacy 1.3 (Unofficial patch) More Star Trek: Legacy: FileFront's Star Trek: Legacy Files

Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory: Telescope This Scope is a variation of my scope called "Scope Simple Mod" posted at Jun 2006. The new project have the same size of the original game scope with less transparency and thin lines and grids. Download: Telescope More Enemy Territory: FileFront's Wolfenstein: Enemy Territory Files

M A P S

Far Cry: Half Robots (v1.0.0.0) We have a first time content submitter with us today, step up and give a warm welcome to spider222 as he submits his Demo for your gaming experience! What makes this download a little extra special is that it takes you back to the start of it all, that's right, it's time to warm up your copy of the classic Far Cry! Download: Half Robots (v1.0.0.0) More Far Cry: FileFront's Far Cry Files

Elite Force: Saint Tourney 2 - Rust in Peace Salinga continues with his Quake to EF map conversions, this time bringing us the Saint Tourney 2 - Rust in Peace. Download: Saint Tourney 2 - Rust in Peace More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files

Doom III: Bassein_2 We have a first time mDoom III map maker in our midst today, make welcome for the arrival of XXX3_RDC as he delivers a MultiPlayer map that will have you wreaking all sorts of havoc on those that would dare to oppose you! Bassein_2 is all about making sure you do onto them before they do it to you! Download: Bassein_2 More Doom III: FileFront's Doom III Files

Company of Heroes: Vire River Extended 8 Player Here is a new version of Vire River Extended, and this time it is a eight player map! This map features has tons of stuff to destroy, high resources for immediate mayhem, beautiful night, day and dusk lighting. Two destructible bridge crossings, one indestructible middle crossing and even a river crossing point to help break stubborn stalemates. Download: Vire River Extended 8 Player More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files

Dawn of War: Soulstorm: Assault Battlefield Assault Battlefield is multiplayer Co-op map that allows you to player cooperatively with up to 2 other people online; however, if you wish, you can still play this alone in skirmish. Your goal is obviously to annihilate the other two teams controlled by the computer! Each player starts with their own preset bases, and have to work together to defeat the large Ork warband. Download: Assault Battlefield More Dawn of War: Soulstorm: FileFront's Dawn of War: Soulstorm Files

Call of Duty 2: TUB Office (1.0) A smallish map (up to 20 players) set in a 3-story office building surrounded by apartments. Elements include office furniture, realistic glass (can shoot through but not jump through), extra weapons, and more! Download: TUB Office (1.0) More Call of Duty 2: FileFront's Call of Duty 2 Files

Elite Force: New Hope - Station Archer (1.0) This is the Station Archer from the "new" Terran Empire. The map is a Imperial Station based on Star Trek: New Hope - Station Modas. The Empire has stolen the plans of Station Modas from the Starfleet of the UFP in the Mirror-Universe. Download: New Hope - Station Archer (1.0) More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files

Far Cry 2: Hydragod Galaxy Warz (v 1.0) Making his return to FarCry2Files once again, we mark the arrival of Hydrag0d with another of his unique fun-filled maps that will keep your gaming experience fresh and enjoyable! Hydragod Galaxy Warz brings a little more to the table then another in a long list of fun maps to play...this Team Deathmatch map brings you a whole new atmosphere for your FarCry2 gaming experience! Download: Hydragod Galaxy Warz (v 1.0) More Far Cry 2: FileFront's Far Cry 2 Files

Battlefield 2: Town Strike CQ,SP,COOP This map is a close remake to the famouse CALL OF DUTY 4 map Strike, if you explore the map you may find some hidden PIKCKUP KITS and other eastereggs. Download: Town Strike CQ,SP,COOP More Battlefield 2: FileFront's Battlefield 2 Files

Star Wars Battlefront 2: Lost Valley Lost Vally takes place on a hillside next to a large lake and a few crashed ships. It features three game modes: Clone Wars Conquest, Galactic Civil War Conquest, and Galactic Civil War Hero Assault. One thing that makes this map have a cool appearance is the dark cloudy sky and deep water both of which give it a dark tint with still plenty of light. Download: Lost Valley More Star Wars Battlefront 2: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Files

Elite Force: USS Washington-C - NCC-40904 Today, Ferengi gives us a version of the new USS Washington-C (NCC-40904)! One of two maps in progress at the moment by the Star Trek: New Hope group, who have, in the past released such fine maps as Station Modas and USS Ariana. Does this version of USS Washington continue the trend? Short answer: No. Download: USS Washington-C - NCC-40904 More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files

Dawn of War Dark Crusade: The Wall The Wall has been built to separate the desert from the local capital Ten-Rasha, run by Tau. Because of this wall, Ten-Rasha is a tourist attraction, famous for the views of wild orcs. However, the mob has made several attempts of attacking the walls (quite some tourists were beheaded during the attacks), so locals decided to decrease the Orc's numbers a bit. Download: The Wall More Dawn of War Dark Crusade: FileFront's Dawn of War Dark Crusade Files

Empire at War: Eclipse Inside Eclipse Inside is a ground skirmish map for Forces of Corruption by _237th_SC_Com_Bly. The premise of Eclipse Inside is a situation where the Zann Consortium boards the Eclipse while it is under construction. The creator has done a pretty good job at conveying this impression. Download: Eclipse Inside More Empire at War: FileFront's Empire at War Files

Far Cry 2: Colossus (v1.0) Looking to sit down and have your self some Free For All gaming fun? If so, then you're in the right place, about to download the right map, created by the right developer...Vertigo101! Colossus is all about who will be determined enough to do what it takes to reign supreme! Download: Colossus (v1.0) More Far Cry 2: FileFront's Far Cry 2 Files

Star Wars Battlefront 2: {Uchiha} Training Map Here is a pretty cool clan map that consists of three "bases" in one map with a few extra places. One with a Yavin IV theme, one with a Mustafar theme, and one with a Yavin IV & Geonosis mix theme. Although this map is still playable in single-player it is much better in multi-player. Download: {Uchiha} Training Map More Star Wars Battlefront 2: FileFront's Star Wars Battlefront 2 Files

Company of Heroes: Castle Wolfenstein Castle Wolfenstein is a six player map that seems to be inspired by the D-Day landing beach invasion sort of map, where a team is placed on the castle, and the other team is placed on a wooded area in the high grounds; naturally, the other team has to break through where ever the enemy team is placed. Download: Castle Wolfenstein More Company of Heroes: FileFront's Company of Heroes Files

Call of Duty: United Offensive: The Gym (CoDUO, v1.0) This is just a small map made to look like a gym. There are bleachers and an entry door, German and American flags, and some obstacles on the main floor for cover. The map is DM and TDM only and intended for small LAN-type games. Download: The Gym (CoDUO, v1.0) More Call of Duty: UO: FileFront's Call of Duty: UO Files

Elite Force: Monsoon by Lukin (xtn's remix) Another Q3A conversion today by the ladies' favourite Lt. Cmdr. Salinga. He really needs to get promoted.Monsoon is a small FFA map with a several levels and all the usual weapons and powerups scattered around. We got the typical metal textures and loads of jump-pads, plus a transporter. Download: Monsoon by Lukin (xtn's remix) More Elite Force: FileFront's Elite Force Files

S K I N S / M O D E L S

Jedi Knight III: Haps Stormtrooper v2 Ever looked at JKA's Storm Troopers and thought 'Hey, needs more shine' well my friends your prayers have been answered. Here we have HapSlash's Storm Trooper, but with some nice shiny shaders added on by Semedar, and I must say it looks quite good. Download: Haps Stormtrooper v2 More Jedi Knight III: FileFront's Jedi Knight III Files

Knights of the Old Republic II: Halo Energy Sword Ah, always nice to see people going back to improve on work they've done in the past. That's exactly what's happening here! Glovemaster is a modder who is known for his scripting abilities over at Holowan Labs. The Energy Sword was one of my favourite weapons in the Halo series, and I like it just as much here, in the [i[Knights of the Old Republic[/i] series. The model is well done. Download: Halo Energy Sword More Knights of the Old Republic II: FileFront's Knights of the Old Republic II Files

Armada 2: McMillan Class This is the McMillan class frigate. This ship is based in the era between TMP and TNG, more commonly known as TLE (The Lost Era). The concept behind this vessel was that it would be one of the first vessels that used the phaser strips that are so common in TNG. Download: McMillan Class More Armada 2: FileFront's Armada 2 Files

Knights of the Old Republic: Juhani Reskin Juhain the Cathar is without a doubt, the least popular party member in the first Knights of the Old Republic game. All she does is whine and moan, plus she's not all too pretty to look at. :P Nimduril returns today, with a brand new look for Juhani. What he's done, is replace her head with a 'cat-like' retextured variant of the second female Caucasian head. Download: Juhani Reskin More Knights of the Old Republic: FileFront's Knights of the Old Republic Files

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We hope that you have once again enjoyed the Insider, stay tuned for the latest files/news next week; We would also like to take this opportunity to say 'thank you' to all those that have sent in content! if you see something that you would like to be added to the Insider, or have a suggestion, simply E-Mail us at The Insider! Until next week, Happy Gaming!

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