is an outtake ship found in the Derelicts section of the
homeworld.big file that has texture maps and stats, but no
Look familiar? If you're a fan of the Aliens movies, it
should. This is the lifeboat shuttle Narcissus, which Ripley
used to escape the Nostromo after she set it to
self-destruct. It appeared in the first and second Aliens
What this ship is doing in Homeworld is unknown. Perhaps it
was going to be a cute little Easter Egg floating about the
Karos Graveyard, but was omitted (either because of time
constraints or copyright concerns).
lifeboat also appears in a Cataclysm cutscene, floating
amonst the debris in the aftermath of a battle between
Hiigaran and Imperialist Taiidan forces.