The Scroll of Atankharzim

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The Scroll of Atankharzim

We are a people of legacy. It is said that in the earliest days, when our people first walked upon the cooling silver sands of the twilight, that then was prophesied the destiny of our race. And we touched the stars, even as foretold. But in our conceit we forgot the words of the Prophets, and the Destroyers fell upon us in their wrath...

When your children ask of their history, of how they came to be Atankharz'ythi, then you will teach them the words of this scroll, that they may learn from their ancestors and not repeat their arrogance and folly. The stars hold our fate; we search them for our salvation.

—The Scroll of Atankharzim


Defending the Marnakh system from a Shivan attack.
The GVTA offensive in Alpha Naraesai encounters difficulties.
Attacking the SI Arachnas in NGC 6402.
A reading from the Scroll of Atankharzim.

Status: Part I released; Part II in development

Release Date: September 21, 2017

Mods Included: Various

Campaign Description

A Vasudan campaign set eleven years after the destruction of Capella, The Scroll of Atankharzim offers a rich and dynamic gaming experience. A fantastic storyline weaves together elements from the highest examples of myth and epic with the science fiction adrenaline of FreeSpace 2.


  • Twenty-four action-packed missions in Part I
  • A branching campaign with parallel, independent mission sequences
  • Detail-rich development of Vasudan culture and background
  • An immersive story with fiction viewer entries that add depth and mystery
  • Rewritten tech room entries from the Vasudan perspective
  • Multiple new star systems to explore and conquer

Player Comments

I liked the overall atmosphere of this campaign, especially the exploration theme and how the Vasudans are depicted - that was awesome. Looking forward to part II now... hopefully this doesn't take that long this time. ~ Nightmare


Active Staff:

  • Sesquipedalian - Project Creator, Story Writer, FREDder, Interface Artist
  • Goober5000 - Project Leader, FREDder, Story Writer, Programmer
  • GalacticEmperor - Modeller, Texture Artist, Interface Artist, Cutscene Artist
  • Macielos - FREDder
  • MjnMixael - CBAni Artist, Texture Artist, Interface Artist
  • Nightmare - FREDder
  • Strygon - FREDder

Staff Emeritus:

  • Admiral Nelson - FREDder, Assistant Producer
  • aldo_14 - Modeller
  • Cuttenslice - FREDder
  • Lt.D - FREDder
  • nuclear1 - FREDder
  • phreak - FREDder, Programmer
  • pyro-manic - FREDder
  • Tantalus53 - FREDder
  • TopAce - FREDder
  • Yarn - FREDder

Related Links



Part I release thread