DISCLAIMER: The game continues to be as awesome as ever, especially with the mods.
That being said, Steam screwed up big time, because you:
- Install the game
- Get a "Freespace2/Fred2 cannot be run from a root drive directory" like so many other people out there.
- Try all the solutions provided by the community.
- Check Steam help about the game to see that it redirects to an Interplay outdated page.
- Finds out, at last, that the Steam installation for the game forgets to execute the FS2.REG file that lies in the installation folder!!
I'm even unable to send a proper ticket to warn them to fix this.
This was the game that made me buy oldies elsewhere, because Steam isn't trustable enough to check for their own installation routines.