Eos (campaign)

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Eos is an upcoming post-Capella campaign that will chronicle the events of the Third Shivan Incursion. The first release will follow the 7th Fleet as they attempt to reclaim the Eos-256 system from Shivan forces.

General Info

  • Author: Apollo
  • Status: Unreleased
    • Expected Release Date: Sometime between January and May 2012
  • Length:
    • The Coward's Blade: around 12 missions
    • Future installments: undecided

Features

  • New GTVA and Shivan warships
  • Two new primary weapons: the Avenger E and the Nightstick
  • Three new flyable ships: the GTB Highlander, GTB Stheno and a refitted GTF Apollo
  • Piranha isn't completely useless anymore
  • Better point-defenses
  • Several unlockable bonus craft, each with a unique design feature or ability
  • All FS1 soundtracks, and several tracks taken from Blueplanet and other sources
  • A new race (sort of)
  • Some missions will be flown as capital ships

Description

Chapter 1:

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Twenty years have passed since the Second Shivan Incursion. When Capella was destroyed, it drove the Alliance into a state of panic. None of our warships-not even the Colossus-were able to stand up to the overwhelming firepower of the Shivan juggernauts, and had we not sealed them of in Capella, the Alliance would have been annihilated. As it stood, we had lost nearly all of the 3rd Fleet-save for the GTD Aquitaine-and billions of Capellan citizens. These events caused economic depression and severely damaged the reputation of the Security Council and the GTVA in general-they had promised a military solution to the Shivan threat, and when the time came they were arrogant and unprepared.

To end the depression and again strengthen the military, the Security Council passed the Armada Declaration, a program of massive military spending. This plan would employ billions of civilian workers and create a fleet of next-generation warships capable of matching or exceeding the damage output of their Shivan counterparts. This ambitious project has taken over fifteen years to complete, and there are some within the Alliance that have criticized it, calling it an unnecessary and costly waste of resources-the Shivans have not been sighted for twenty years, and many doubt that they will ever return. Ultimately, though, the Declaration has been a success-at least from a military perspective. With the funds provided by the Declaration, we have improved every aspect of our fleet. We have created devastating long-range beam and torpedo weaponry, and advances in armor technology have allowed us to produce warship hulls up to 80% stronger that previous designs. It seems that our technology has finally caught up with the Destroyers' own designs.

But when they finally return, will we truly be ready?

Shivan forces have taken over Eos-256, and the 7th Fleet is being sent to reclaim the system. You are a member of the elite 276th Highlanders bomber squadron, and you're about to be caught in a milennia-old war.

Links

[1] (Forum Thread)