.:The Mod Library:.

"What is a mod? A "mod" is a modification of a standard Stellar Frontier game/server/scenario (such as "First Contact"), with changes made to .dat, .scn, and .sec files and sometimes with new or changed graphics."

-From the Anaxian Research & Fabrication Institute


Name Author: Size: Author's Comments:
Adding New Images to SF Servers Jason Kane 16 KB

So you've got a .bmp file (or multiple .bmp files!) and you want to get it into the game? Here's how to do it.

Anaxis' SF Modding Primer Anaxis 12 KB

Anaxis' answer to the common question, "How do I get started making new .dat's for Stellar Frontier?"

Eckard's SF Modding Primer David Eckard 12 KB

David Eckard's answer to the common question, "How do I get started making new .dat's for Stellar Frontier?"

Image Transparency Jason Kane 8 KB

Mordok's answer to plague's question, "How does Stellar Frontier's transparency system work?"

Planet Making in Stellar Frontier Sandtrooper 119 KB

Sandtrooper's Beginner's Guide to Planet Making in Stellar Frontier will get you up to speed and making planets in SF like a pro quickly. This is a valuable reference guide even for seasoned SF "planet makers."

Modding Stellar Frontier Jason Kane 43.8 KB

Mordok's classic comprehensive modding guide will get you up to speed and modding like a pro quickly. Plus, it contains a superb awareness of the way the game's various file components fit together. Newbies to modding are recommended to start with one or both of the Primers above before tackling this comprehensive guide.

Instructions on using the mod files below Anaxian Research & Fabrication Institute N/A

Put the .bmp files in your \bmp\256 directory/folder. Put the .dat, .scn, and .sec files in your \dat directory/folder. None of your existing files should be over-written. To remove .dat or .bmp folder files for a specific mod(s), delete all files beginning with the desired mod filenames.

Anaxis'
Best
Mods
Anaxis 1.38 MB

Anaxis' Three Best Mods:

Real Sol -- The Sol System but to real-life scale! With Anaxis' "at the limits" weapons and ships, and speed set at 9 times the distance scale so you're not forever travelling between planets.

Silence's Slingshot -- Outside the Sirius System, two unusually heavy stars bounce ships entering at the correct angles to distant systems T. Ceti, Arceus, Drengus, and Alpha Centauri at speeds over Warp 400. Ships and weapons from Anaxis' "at the limits" work. This package includes extra graphics.

Solar Limits -- The Sol System in miniature, still to scale, complete with asteroid belt but with speed scale set at 26 times the distance scale. Ships and weapons from Anaxis' "at the limits" work.

NOTE: The mods in this file are currently not working properly and need to be de-bugged before use

Battle of Orion's Belt Anaxis 76 KB

Invaders from the outlying stars of the constellation Orion fight for control of the three star systems that form Orion's Belt.

Bones' Sol Skeletal Bones 414 KB

An entirely rebuilt Sol map featuring new ship classes, AI players, weapons and solar bodies.

Capture the Flag Anaxis 32 KB

Fleet-oriented game. Editing/modding required to change fleet names in use. May need updating.

Fleet War Arena Anaxis 100 KB

Use this mod for fleet battles, wars, and tournaments. Editing/modding required to change fleet names in use.

Galactic Civilizations Resource War Anaxis 1.03 MB

Six Galactic Civilizations races race for Galactic Core resources to boost homeworld production of major colonies, AI ships, and power-ups.

Jovian War Anaxis 4 KB

Terrans and aliens battle to control the moons of Jupiter. Low-bandwidth mod enables play even with bad connections.

King Of The Hill DarkHelmet 8 KB

The classic KOTH server by DarkHelmet, now fixed up and enjoyable again, XML style, courtesy of SFServer and Anaxis.

Master of Orion 2 Stellar Frontier Nyphur 24.24 MB

Nyphur's classic Master of Orion 2 Stellar Frontier mod, resurrected for Stellar Frontier version 1.1a (included in the mod's zip file).

Melee in Andromeda's Halo Anaxis 1.03 MB

Six races battle for supremacy in a halo of star systems in Andromeda.

Non-Stellar Aces Duel Arena Anaxis 28 KB

Non-Stellar Aces dueling arena of perfect equality for expert non-Stellar Aces pilots only. No Starbases, no refitting, just identical ships and duel goodness.

Raiders Of The Wolf Anaxis 928 KB

Pirates from a distant base raid the Sol System with better ships & weapons than the Arceans, Drengins, and Terrans.

Real Sol Anaxis 12 KB

The Sol System but to real-life scale! With Anaxis' "at the limits" weapons and ships, and speed set at 9 times the distance scale so you're not forever travelling between planets.

Retro Contact a'la 0.9993 Anaxis 16 KB

The First Contact mod, 0.9993 style. No advanced weapons.

Retro Sol a'la 0.9993 Anaxis 24 KB

The Sol System mod, 0.9993 style. No advanced weapons.

Smudge's Star AI Challenge Anaxis 12 KB

The AI are tougher, meaner, and better-armed than you are in this binary star system. Expert pilots only!

Sol for Experts David Eckard & Anaxis 16 KB

The Sol System with AI as strong as can be. Take nothing for granted. Expert pilots only!

Read The Obliterator's review for this mod!

Star Wars Homage Anaxis & lan2caster 2.34 MB

3D-rendered ships capture the look & feel of Star Wars on a realistic map. Mod even includes the much-beloved Death Star and its Superlaser!

Stellar Aces Duel Arena Anaxis 16 KB

Dueling arena of perfect equality for expert Stellar Aces pilots only. No Starbases, no refitting, just identical ships and duel goodness.

Stellar Frontier Lite Anaxis 20 KB

Arceans vs. Terrans. The famous SF Lite mod. One of the smallest mods ever made.

Stellar Frontier, 0.70 Style Anaxis 608 KB

Enjoy the look & feel of the original classic Stellar Frontier. Features the original races - Terran, Venusian, & Martian - in battle to control the original Sol System.

Trinus David Eckard 12 KB

The fun Trinus mod consists of three equivalent star systems - one for each major race (Arcean, Drengin, Terran). No graphics files are included in this package.

SF Standard Dats [Essentials] Stardock 56 KB Just in case you lose the standard Stellar Frontier .dat files, these are here so you don't have to re-download Stellar Frontier from scratch. This zip file contains the essential .dat's you need to play Stellar Frontier.
SF Standard Dats [Complete] Stardock 136 KB Just in case you lose the standard Stellar Frontier .dat files, these are here so you don't have to re-download Stellar Frontier from scratch. This zip file contains the complete .dat's made by Stardock.
Your Mod You SIZE

Have you made a smashin' new Stellar Frontier mod? Would you like to get your mod added to this library? E-mail your mod as a zipped file to the webmaster and we'll get it posted here!



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