Every Tribes game is now legally available to download for free! Grab them here - http://www.tribesuniverse.com
Also, Tribes thread.
This is awesome news, hopefully it will spawn a resurgence. I played so much Tribes and Tribes 2.
Anyone else remember T2 in the first couple of days when Shrike controls were way sensitive and no one had learned to fly yet. Good times.
Also Shifter serves in Tribes 1. Arbitor and Engineers were full of exploits that I would... exploit constantly. Teleport beacons in bases, remote mines behind generators, they had to keep switching changing the mod around me and I had to keep switching names lest everyone drop when I showed up. Those were some fun times!
All of the classic Tribes games still have a small but active online community. Tribes 2 is my favourite and a good starting point if you're new to the series. Get the unofficial patch at TribesNext.com so you can join/host servers and dive in!
I'll always be slightly bitter at how the Tribes series overshadowed and "killed" the Earth/Starsiege mech games.
Tribes was pretty fun though.
>This is awesome news, hopefully it will spawn a resurgence.
Pretty sure Tribes will be forever dead with Ascend. People who remember Tribes now are well into their 30's. Remember 5 years ago the hype train around that game and how good it was?... until they fucked it with power micro transactions.
>I'll always be slightly bitter at how the Tribes series overshadowed and "killed" the Earth/Starsiege mech games.
Agreed. At least we got 3 excellent mech games out of it... that's more than most.
Also Missionforce: Cyberstorm is a good one to add to your playlist if you were into classic Earthsiege.
>hopefully it will spawn a resurgence
Being worked on by former members of the Dynamix team that created Tribes in the first place.
>Anyone else remember T2 in the first couple of days when Shrike controls were way sensitive and no one had learned to fly yet.
You mean the big drunk missiles that screamed when they exploded?
>Pretty sure Tribes will be forever dead with Ascend
Those fucking ski mechanics and restrictive loadouts...
The license may be dead but there's still hope for the playstyle.
>You mean the big drunk missiles that screamed when they exploded?
lol that's pretty much what they were. Person after person ordering one and then immediately flipping upside down and crashing, or careening into the side of the base. Good times!
Tribes spoiled me on every other FPS game, they all just looked boring after it. I never tried Ascend though. One of my old Tribes friends tried to get me into it, but the loadout thing really put me off.
I still have screenshots I took way back when I'd wanted to to a Tribes themed painting. Always really liked the design of Shrikes.