Welcome to HOMEWORLD Shipyards,
your definitive source for information about the ships of HOMEWORLD,
Cataclysm, and HOMEWORLD 2.
was having some hosting issues at well-of-souls.com, and
Uberjumper offered to host the Shipyards at Relicnews.com. So
here it is.
23 August 2004: Vijil at Relic Universe has managed to obtain the release from Relic of some of the original "Dust Wars" docs detailing earlier versions of the Homeworld 2 story. Here's a taste:
T-Mat: An ancient race of technologically advanced nomads who travel about the galaxy completely stripping star systems of all usable matter, energy, and biomass to sustatin their considerable consumptive needs. Though not overtly belligerent, the ruthlessness of T-Mat resource consumption, and their uncaring attitude towards the devastating effects of their practices, has resulted in their being feared throughout the galaxy. The appearance of a T-Mat mothership is ones space is rarely a good omen.
11 May 2004: Relic
Entertainment has been officially purchased by THQ.
Unfortunately, because Sierra/Vivendi still owns the Homeworld
license, this acquisition is in all likelihood the final
death knell for any possibility of another Homeworld sequel by
Relic, since THQ and Vivendi are direct competitors.
has got more HW2
Concept Art up.
a poll asking about a possible HW2 soundtrack CD.
If you're interested, head
Geoff Thomas sent around the annual Relic Christmas card,
featuring some orcs from Relic's new project, a Warhammer
40,000 RTS of some sort. As some of you may know, I'm
a bit of a 40K fan, so this will be an interesting
project to watch. I'm currently focusing my energies on my
online comic, but I'll eventually get around to bringing this
site up to date.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Geoff, Rob, Cei,
Morgan, Tyler and the gang at Relic, as well as all of you,
and to wish you all a happy holidays.
and Pike fished some new HW2 concept art out of Relic. I have
added 26 pieces to the Concept Art
page, and more can be found at RelicNews,
12 pieces of Karos/Progenitor Concept
Art, and a bunch of new entries and images for Outtakes
from the old 2001 E3 version of Homeworld 2 (as
revealed in the old secret E3 trailer): Megastation,
Vaygr Command Carrier, Assault
Frigate, Missile Frigate,
and Turret Frigate. Also
added an entry for the Progenitor
Mothership. (Credit goes to Demon_Eyes for the new concept