Welcome to HOMEWORLD Shipyards,
your definitive source for information about the ships of HOMEWORLD,
Cataclysm, and HOMEWORLD 2.
4 September 2019:
Gearbox and BBI have announced that
is in production, with an estimated release date sometime in 2022. They have a
site up with a
teaser trailer, some
early concept art, and crowdfunding/prepurchase options.
currently isn't much in the way of concrete information
about the ships and setting, and given the release date it
may be some time before there is. If I'm going to cover the
new information when it does come, this site will need a
substantial overhaul... but it looks like I have plenty of
time to contemplate what to do about it.
20 January 2016:
Deserts of Kharak (formerly known as "Shipbreakers") is
available on Steam for PC.
13 February 2015:
A little while back, Gearbox
Software acquired the Homeworld license (after THQ went belly-up), and one of
the Homeworld-related products they have been working on is the
Homeworld Remastered Collection,
an HD reworking of Homeworld 1 and 2. It will be available for purchase on
February 25th of this year.
project is a Homeworld-oriented reboot of the
Blackbird Interactive title formerly called HARDWARE:
Shipbreakers, now to be renamed HOMEWORLD: Shipbreakers. It
looks like it is being retooled to be a Homeworld prequel,
apparently set on Kharak prior to the discovery of the
Guidestone. Blackbird Interactive is headed by Rob
Cunningham, the art director on both of the Homeworld
isn't news to most of you, but I thought I'd post it here
just in case someone wandered by.
18 July 2012:
Relicnews is having some problems
with their hosting, so I have redirected the site back to my own server. Please
pardon the mess, as there may be missing files for a few days while I restore
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