DescriptionTribes 2 is the sequel to Starsiege: Tribes. Like its predecessor, it is a team-based first-person-shooter designed primarily for online multiplay. While getting kills certainly helps, the player must also achieve the various objectives specified in the scenario, ranging from attack-and-hold objective, to assaults on enemy fortresses, taking enemy flags, and more. Each member must weigh the trade-off between firepower and protection, as well how much ammo to carry. Tribes 2 adds vehicles to the mix, as well as a new race, and larger maps.
Weapons vary from the sniper laser rifle to chain guns to grenade launchers to the massive mortar. Tribes 2 adds three brand new weapons, including melee shock lance, missile launcher (used against the new air vehicles), and ELF gun (drains energy from target).
The game supports multiplayer over Sierra's WON.NET, which was also used for the multiplayer part of Half-Life.
- "部落2" -- Simplified Chinese spelling
- "Tribes 2: World Domination" -- Working title
Part of the Following Groups
- BestSeller Series (Cendant / Havas / Vivendi Universal) releases
- Game Engine: Torque
- Gameplay feature: Jetpack
- Gameplay feature: Recordable replays
- Metaltech / Tribes universe
- Sound engine: AIL/Miles Sound System
- Tribes series
|The perfect MMPOG for those who have an offline life.||Windows||J H (4)|
|Well, I was wrong. This game tops Tribes 1 in every way possible!||Windows||JL3001 (20)|
|Buy this now, or you will regret it!||Windows||Archagon (113)|
|Game Over Online||Windows||Apr 29, 2001||95 out of 100||95|
|GameZone||Windows||Apr 02, 2001||9.3 out of 10||93|
|Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault)||Windows||Oct 05, 2001||90|
|Gamezilla||Windows||Apr 16, 2001||90 out of 100||90|
|GameSpy||Windows||Apr, 2001||89 out of 100||89|
|PC Action (Germany)||Windows||Apr 05, 2001||84 out of 100||84|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Windows||Apr 30, 2001||84 out of 100||84|
|2404.org PC Gaming||Windows||Jul 09, 2002||8 out of 10||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Windows||Apr 09, 2001||16 out of 20||80|
|PC Player (Germany)||Windows||Apr, 2001||70 out of 100||70|
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1001 Video GamesTribes 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
Free downloadAs a promotional tool for the upcoming Tribes: Vengeance, both Starsiege: Tribes and Tribes 2 have been released for free download at FilePlanet.com by Vivendi Universal. The download page for Tribes 2 is here.
Server shutdownThe official Sierra game servers were shut down on 1st November 2008.
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Related Web Sites
- Planet Tribes (Large site with everything relating to the Tribes series.)
- Sierra Studios: Tribes 2 - The Ultimate in Team-based Action (official website of the game from 2000, preserved by the Wayback Machine)
Windows Credits (115 people)
97 developers, 18 thanks
John W. Alden, Kelly Asay, Clark Fagot, John Folliard, Bradley Heinz, Lincoln Hutton, Greg Lancaster, David Moore, Brian Ramage, Mitch ShawDesigner:
Robert Caracol, Ian Christy, Jade Dhabolt, Jon Lanz, David Lauck, Matthew Reynolds, Paul Rheinfelder, Thomas Van Velkinburgh