EV Nova
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EV/O TCs & Related Plug-ins


EV Classic for Nova 1.1.1 (7.5 MB)
15 February 2016: Fixed "damaged" error with launcher.

Port of the original Escape Velocity to the Nova engine.

rEV 1.1b6 (28.8 MB)
2 April 2020: Beta 6 released with new pirate ship variants.

Kris Quistorff's rEVisited graphical remake and expansion, rebuilt for EV Classic for Nova.



The Frozen Heart (7.3 MB)
12 November 2019: 1.0.6 released with minor fixes.

Martin Turner's classic adventure, ported to the Nova engine.


EV Override for Nova 1.1.1 (8.6 MB)
15 February 2016: Fixed "damaged" error with launcher.

Port of the original EV Override to the Nova engine.

EVO Extras (1 MB)
3 November 2019: Added "Paaren Proceedings".

Collection of six small plug-ins for EV Override for Nova.

EVO Facelift 1.0.5 (21.9 MB)
31 March 2010: 1.0.5 released.

Tim Morgan's graphical facelift for EV Override for Nova.

Cold Fusion for Nova 1.0.1 (10.1 MB)
20 October 2009: 1.0.1 released with minor fixes and improvements.

Dreamwave Studios' Cold Fusion graphics replacement for EV Override, ported to the Nova engine by Dr. Trowel.

Nova Plug-ins


Dodge That (86 KB)

Dodge the crazy torpedo for as long as you can! Start a new Dodge That pilot to begin.

Collision Damage (1 KB)

Looking for a challenge? With Collision Damage asteroids are no longer the friendly background decorations they once were. Visit any mission computer to begin.

Shields (307 KB)

Nova shield graphics plug by Dark Revenant, tweaked for better scaling and masking plus a version for ARPIA2.

Nova Roid Fix (551 KB)

This plug-in works around a Nova engine bug to ensure that asteroids do not disappear when playing in 16:9 widescreen resolutions.

MultiBuy (103 KB)

Sick of clicking that Buy button a thousand times? Get MultiBuy, the easy way to buy and sell in bulk!

Utilities


MissionComputer 4.3 (7.5 MB)
24 July 2017: 4.3 released with sound import/export.

The one-and-only plug-in editor for Mac. Written by David Arthur, minor updates by myself.

> source code SpacePort 1.3.1 (2.0 MB)
9 March 2017: 1.3.1 released.

Program for porting EV and EVO plug-ins to the Nova engine, written by Michael Hewitt, Brian Norwood and myself.

Plug-in Archiver 2.4.2 (1.5 MB) 64-bit
5 March 2012: 2.4.2 released.

A handy utility for Mac users to quickly archive plug-ins in the most cross-platform compatible way.

Plug-in Extractor (5.0 MB) Windows
27 June 2013: Initial release.

One-click plug-in extraction and conversion for Windows users - handles almost any archive format downloaded from the Nova Addons.

EV Nova Launcher 2.1.1 (148 KB)
15 February 2016: 2.1.1 released to fix "damaged" error.

Template launcher program for installing a specific plug-in package or total conversion and running it.

MakeSnd (61 KB) 64-bit
9 March 2017: Rewritten to be more robust.

Utility for making 'snd ' resources from audio files.

> source code pilotcrypt (6 KB) 64-bit

CLI tool for decrypting/re-encrypting Mac pilot files (based on code from an old EV/O program). See also the Pilot File Format in the Guides section.

> source code plugconvert (5 KB) 64-bit

CLI tool for converting plug-ins between Mac and Windows formats. Correctly converts types such as 'snd ' that MC doesn't.

Guides


Resource ID Guide
Last modified: 23 February 2009

Pilot File Format
Last modified: 15 February 2009

Back Room

How did you get here?

Polycon EV (29.2 MB)

AnubisTTP's Polycon, unofficially updated and repackaged for compatibility with both Mac Nova 1.1 and Windows.

Infini-D Models (961 KB)

Various 3D models I've used when making EVO Extras and maintaining Facelift, all based on the original EVO model files.