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Freelancer is a space combat and inter-planetary trading game made by Digital Anvil and published by Microsoft.

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Freelancer - Where is the New York G6 jump hole?

I've gone over this area several times and I can't seem to find it. It should be located where my ship is displayed on the map. Am I in the wrong location?
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Using Freelancer TNG 2.7.6, I found nexus WH, but it says access denied?

I'm playing freelancer and looked through many forums to find where the door to nexus is, and when I get there, it says access denied. Why did it lock me out? Do I have to finish the story line or ...
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Freelancer Game - where is the Area51 jumpgate

I am playing freelancer (by Microsoft). it's a really old game, and I've downloaded the area 51 mod for it because I remember making huge $$ with it. I thought the jumpgate was in the debris field ...
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How to fix Freelancer not connecting to a localhost server?

When running a Freelancer server and client on the same machine, the attempt of trying to connect results in a "takes longer than usual"-ish message that never vanishes. Firewall settings are fine and ...
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How can I tell what gates I have access to after each mission?

Freelancer restricts gate access until after certain story line missions. How can I tell what systems I have access to after each mission without attempting to fly through them all? Is there a ...
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What is afterburn command for in Freelancer?

I see in the command controlling the ship with Tab key saying to Afterburn. I don't know what that is.
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Is there a Freelancer map navigator outside of the game?

I love the game and would love to have a separate map navigator outside of the game to use while I play the game. Let's say we grap some information mentioning some planet/depot etc. and I have no ...
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How do I mine in Freelancer?

I've noticed that the maps in Freelancer show areas of potential mining interest, but I have never seen any equipment to do any actual mining. How do I actually mine anything?
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Where can I find a Bretonian Heavy Fighter?

I'm playing Freelancer, and I have been flying the Defender Heavy Fighter class. Upon arriving in Bretonian I was told to buy a new ship, but I've only found ships of the Freighter and Light Fighter ...
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Is Freelancer set in the StarLancer universe?

Is Freelancer set in the StarLancer universe? The games have similar titles, similar styles, and similar technology. For jump gates a prevalent in Freelancer and appear at the end of StarLancer. ...
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Freelancer TNG 2.7.6 Mod help?

I'm trying to find the Ancient's base in The Next Generation mod, but I can't seem to locate a jumpgate to the Void system from the Omicron Theta system. I know this is a bit of a longshot that ...
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Which version of the Discovery mod for freelancer should I pick?

The discovery mod seems to be quite a recommendation, but it's available in versions 4.85, 4.84 and 4.83 and each readme states a different year in which the new story takes place, and in 4.85 openSP ...
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Start Freelancer as Pirate

Is it possible to play Freelancer as a pirate from the beginning of the game? (I'm already playing without story missions) I tried landing on Rochester, but there weren't any missions available. If ...
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